REUTERS A homemade robot designed by Indonesian villagers and scientists for fun has found a new use during the pandemic - bringing food, and hopefully a smile, to self-isolating residents who have contracted COVID-19. An eclectic assembly of h..
REUTERS India is in talks to buy 50 million doses of Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and German partner BioNTech SE's (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 vaccine, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the ..
New Zealand will open its doors to vaccinated travelers from low risk countries from early 2022, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday, signaling a tentative relaxation of the country's strict pandemic border controls. In a speech o..
REUTERS The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) for people with compromised immune systems. A few other countries, suc..
REUTERS Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, BioNTech and Moderna Inc are expected to reap billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster shots in a market that could rival the $6 billion in annual sales for flu vaccines for years to come, analysts and healthcare in..
Almost all hospital admissions for people over 65 years are for those individuals who are not fully vaccinated, Dr Hanadi Al Hamad, Medical Director of Rumailah Hospital, Medical Director of Qatar Rehabilitation Centre at Hamad Medical Corporation an..
REUTERS The number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the United States hit a record high of just over 1,900 on Saturday, as hospitals across the South were stretched to capacity fighting outbreaks caused by the highly transmissib..
AFP New Zealand recorded its first locally transmitted case of Covid-19 in six months on Tuesday, sparking efforts to trace the origins of the infection as officials pondered a response. The health department said the case was identified in Auc..
REUTERS New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a nationwide lockdown on Tuesday after a new case of COVID-19 was discovered in the biggest city of Auckland. The lockdown will run seven days in Auckland, but three days elsewhere. Ar..
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