A new system for the rapid detection of coronavirus in less time than a PCR test that was developed at the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences has been certified by the Federal Service for Surveillance in Healthcare and permitted for use in the Russian Federation, the institute’s press service told TASS on Thursday.
Health authorities are expanding the use of the COVID-19 antibody treatment Regkirona.
Three European countries have broken records for new COVID-19 cases, prompting calls for urgent measures to slow the spread.
The Tokyo metropolitan government on Thursday reported 27 new coronavirus cases, up 22 from Wednesday and up seven from last Thursday.
Coronavirus infections broke records in parts of Europe on Wednesday (24 November).
Albania is one of the countries with the lowest vaccination rates in Europe.
Two Eyre Peninsula hospitals have refused to be included in their Local Health Network’s (LHN) plan to treat less seriously ill COVID-19 patients because of dated equipment and insufficient staff.
Queensland Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said he is “sorry that there has been confusion” over PCR testing, as Gold Coast operators worry low occupancy rates will not improve for what should be the peak Christmas tourism season.
Official figures released Thursday show Germany has become the latest country to record 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.
Black Friday sales boycotted by small business owner who says ‘no more fat to cut’ after drought, pandemic
A regional New South Wales businesswoman will be boycotting Black Friday sales and is urging others to do the same.