REUTERS COVID-19 infections in a Colorado county with a Delta variant surge this spring were more common among fully vaccinated people than in the state's other counties where it was circulating at lower levels, a U.S. Centers for Disease Cont..
TOKYO, Aug 8 - Tokyo doused its Olympic flame on Sunday in a ceremony that echoed the restraint of a Games held without spectators and transformed by the global pandemic, dazzling sport and deeply person turmoil. After postponing the Tokyo 2020 Ga..
MANILA, Aug 9 - Nearly a fifth of hospitals in the Philippines are close to full capacity as a surge in COVID-19 infections, driven by the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus, spreads across the Southeast Asian country, the health ministry s..
REUTERS One person is now dying from COVID-19 every two minutes in Iran, state TV said on Monday, as the Middle East’s worst-hit nation reported a new record daily toll of 588 fatalities. With authorities complaining of poor social distan..
REUTERS The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19. Moderna's (MRNA.O) vaccine may be best against Delta The mRNA vaccin..
Bloomberg Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines used in the U.S. outweigh the risk of serious adverse events seen in a relatively small number of Americans, U.S. health officials said. The impact of a few cases of a rare nerve disorder, blood vessel cl..
Reuters Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 is around 83% effective against the Delta variant of coronavirus, lower than previously thought, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said on Wednesday. Authorities blamed a surge in coronavir..
REUTERS Australian authorities on Wednesday extended a lockdown in Melbourne for another seven days until Aug. 19 as authorities fight to get on top of the highly infectious Delta variant. "If we were to open, then we would see cases akin ..
A health expert on Thursday lamented that many individuals remain unvaccinated because they are waiting for specific brands of the COVID-19 vaccine. Dr. Maricar Limpin, president of the Philippine College of Physicians, reiterated the adviso..
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