Sunday, February 28, 2021

Questions surround AstraZeneca vaccine use for elderly

The subject of a sometimes acrimonious row between the EU and Britain, the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine has also fuelled debate over its effectiveness among...

TANZANIA: President Magufuli warns against ‘foreign’ Covid-19 vaccinations

Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli on Wednesday warned the country's Health ministry against rushing to embrace Covid-19 vaccinations that were being promoted by foreign...

UK records over 100,000 Covid deaths: official data

London - Britain on Tuesday became the first European country to pass 100,000 Covid deaths, in a grim milestone nearly one year since its first...

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has Covid, family says

Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim, one of the world's richest men, is being treated for Covid-19 but has only mild symptoms, the 80-year-old mogul's...

‘Pharmacy of the world’ India exports first covid vaccines

New Delhi - India exported its first batch of locally produced coronavirus shots Wednesday, officials said, as the world's biggest vaccine manufacturer scrambled to...

Emirates, Etihad to pilot virus ‘travel pass’

Dubai - Emirates and Etihad, two of the Middle East's biggest airlines, said Tuesday they would be among the first companies to test an...

Pandemic review panel criticises China, WHO for acting too slowly on...

China and the World Health Organization could have acted faster to avert catastrophe during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak, a panel of...

Immune system ‘remembers’ coronavirus for at least 6 months: study

People may be able to fight off reinfection for at least six months after they recover from Covid-19 thanks to cells that can "remember"...

UK’s Boris Johnson announces new national lockdown for England amid surge...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a new national lockdown for England until at least mid-February to combat a fast-spreading new version of...

Larry King hospitalized with Covid-19: report

Washington - Veteran talk show host Larry King has been hospitalized with Covid-19, US media reported Saturday. Citing a "source close to the family," CNN...
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