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Biden Faces Omicron, Pandemic Summary, World Stats

The latest challenge to Joe Biden’s presidency: the Omicron variant Analysis: after he promised to crush the coronavirus, the rise of a new strain could...

Vax Creator: ‘Next Pandemic Could Be More Lethal than Covid’

BBC News Future pandemics could be more lethal than the current Covid crisis, one of the creators of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has warned. Prof Dame...

Boosters Work, Biden’s COVID-19 Game Plan, Summary, World Stats

Covid booster shots significantly strengthen immunity, trial finds Jabs offer far higher protection than that needed to prevent hospitalisation and death, Cov-Boost trial lead says The...

Pfizer Boss: Annual Covid Shots Needed for Years to Come

By Fergus Walsh Medical editor   BBC- People will be likely to need to have annual Covid vaccinations for many years to come, the head of Pfizer...

Omicron Likely to Spread Globally, First US Omicron Case Detected in...

Omicron likely to spread beyond Canada and Brazil, says regional health agency By Anthony Boadle Reuters Syringes with needles are seen in front of a displayed stock...

BioNTech Co-Founder: Vaccinated Unlikely to Become Seriously Ill from Omicron

By Joseph Choi The Hill BioNTech co-founder Ugur Sahin said in an interview published Tuesday that while the omicron variant may result in more breakthrough cases...

South African Explores Omicron Vax, Biden Vs. Omicron, UK’s Big Booster...

South African scientists explore vaccines’ effectiveness against Omicron Crucial work will study how well current jabs work and whether they need to be updated to...

Omicron Effect: England Back to Face Coverings, Biden Says ‘Don’t Panic,’...

Covid: Face masks rules return in England amid Omicron spread By Alex Kleiderman & Doug Faulkner BBC News Published 25 minutes ago Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic Image source, PA Media Face...

New Covid Variant Spreads: Antigua With Omicron Travel Ban; US, UK...

    With immediate effect, Antigua and Barbuda has placed a travel ban on South Africa, Botswana, Belgium and Hong Kong in light of the...

WHO Assessing New Dangerous Variant, England Puts S.A. on Travel...

WHO to assess new highly mutated Covid-19 variant as countries ramp up health checks Meeting will determine if B.1.1.529 variant warrants a designation as one...

Germany Passes 100K COVID-19 Deaths, W.H.O. Warns of False Security, Covid...

Germany is poised to pass the mark of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 this week, a sombre milestone that several of its neighbours crossed months...

Mexico Boosters, US Vaccine Mandate, World Stats, More

Mexico eyes COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, especially for older adults Re A worker at the U.S. auto parts maker Lear Corporation receives a dose of the...

UK-Race Bias in Covid Treatment, Summary, World Stats

Bias in medical devices may have led to avoidable UK Covid deaths, says UK Health MinisterJavid Health secretary announces review to examine why people of...

Minister of Health Hon Byron-Nisbett lauds St. Kitts Diabetes Association

BASSETERRE, ST. KITTS, November 20, 2021 (MMS-SKN) -- Minister of Health, the Hon Akilah Byron-Nisbett is lauding the work of the St....

‘Zero-Covid is Not Going to Happen’: Experts Predict a Steep Rise...

Total US deaths from Covid may reach 1 million by spring as vaccination rates remain lower than 60% Activists, many of who brought ashes of...

US Buys Pfizer Shots, AZ Covid Cocktail Works, Guyana Teens Vaccinated,...

US to buy 10M courses of Pfizer COVID-19 pill   © Getty Images The Biden administration announced Thursday that it has reached a deal to buy 10...

Pfizer Coronavirus Pill Will Be Available for 4 Billion People

COVID-19 pills could be a major access boon for the world’s poor Pfizer struck a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow manufacturers to produce...

Virus Deaths Down 17% in Americas, COVID-19 Not Yet Endemic, More

COVID-19 deaths decline 17% in the Americas, says health agency Reuters People travel on a bus during the vaccination campaign against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside...

Pfizer Covid Pill to Poorer Nations, Most US Anti-Vaxxers Republican, World...

Pfizer asks FDA for COVID-19 pill authorization   © Getty Images Pfizer requested emergency authorization for its antiviral oral COVID-19 treatment on Tuesday after a study found...

UK to Trial Covid Vaccine Patch for Longer Immunity, China’s Major...

UK firm to trial T-cell Covid vaccine that could give longer immunity Exclusive: Oxfordshire-based Emergex gets go-ahead for trials in Switzerland for skin patch vaccine An...

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