Jan 01, 2021 06:30 PM EST
ISTANBUL — Turkey’s health minister says the country has identified 15 people who carry a highly contagious coronavirus variant that was discovered in the United Kingdom. In a statement Friday, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said the strain was found in travelers arriving from the U.K. He said they were ...
Dec 31, 2020 10:47 PM EST
GENEVA — The World Health Organization says it has cleared the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency use, meaning poorer countries may soon get access to the shot already available in Europe and North America. Every country that has a drug regulatory agency will have to issue its own approval for ...
Dec 31, 2020 05:35 PM EST
An expert explains why people with a history of allergic reactions are still advised to get the coronavirus vaccine, how adverse events will be tracked and what further research is needed before either of the vaccines currently authorized in the U.S. can be administered to children younger than 16.
Dec 31, 2020 03:15 PM EST
The level of testing across the continent is considerably less than what health experts say is needed to effectively control the spread of the disease.
Dec 30, 2020 02:21 PM EST
... cause alarm. Japan announced Monday it would bar entry of all nonresident foreign nationals as a precaution against the new variant. New versions of the coronavirus have been seen almost since the virus was first detected in China nearly a year ago. It is common for viruses to undergo minor ...
Dec 29, 2020 09:14 PM EST
... tough for our nation. Maybe the toughest during this entire pandemic," Biden said during remarks in Wilmington, Delaware on Tuesday. His comments come as the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 336,000 Americans, with experts warning holiday travel and gatherings could precipitate yet another spike in virus cases even ...
Dec 28, 2020 11:30 PM EST
Dec 28, 2020 07:04 PM EST
When a new viral variant emerges, experts want to know how well it spreads, whether it changes the disease, and whether it affects immunity.
Dec 28, 2020 06:34 PM EST
... version of the virus. The three people, who reside in the UK, are under quarantine in South Korea. South Korea on Monday registered 808 new coronavirus cases, raising its national caseload to 57,680 with 819 deaths. It's the second day in a row that South Korea's daily ...
Dec 25, 2020 11:30 PM EST
As many Americans adjust to a drastically different Christmas holiday, we remember some of the more than 326,000 people who have died from the coronavirus this year. ... Amna Nawaz: This holiday season, more than a million Americans will have an empty seat at the table due to COVID. As ...
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