In the latest in a series of rapid U-turns on coronavirus restrictions, the Dutch caretaker government has reimposed social distancing with immediate effect – having abandoned it in late September before last month “urgently recommending” it again as the virus surged.
BERLIN/GENEVA — COVID-19 cases are surging in Germany and other European countries, with experts citing a combination of factors, including the hasty relaxation of restrictions and plateaued vaccination rates. The rebound has prompted some countries to implement new pandemic measures such as stric…
14,585,468 doses of vaccine have been administered since the start of the vaccination campaign on December 27, 2020 to 7,668,218 persons of whom 7,283,706 received the complete vaccination scheme and 1,419,624 were given the third dose.
The rates of herd immunity for the coronavirus are the highest in six Russian regions, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said at President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with cabinet members on Wednesday.
Director of Russia’s National Medical Research Center of Children’s Health Professor Andrei Fisenko has called on parents to vaccinate children and teenagers aged 12 to 17 years against the coronavirus.
…Austrian prosecutors have closed an 18-month investigation into the outbreak of coronavirus in the ski resort of Ischgl in early 2020 — one of the…
Iran has been accused of using coronavirus as a cover for ignoring ultimatums from football’s governing body to allow women to attend football matches after all but one of Wednesday’s Iranian Pro League matches were played behind closed doors.
The EU’s disease centre, the ECDC, recommended on Wednesdays (24 November) applying sanitary measures immediately and pursuing efforts in vaccinating EU citizens to avoid a “very high COVID-19 burden“.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the government to work on a coronavirus vaccine for children over the age of two.
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis proposed on Wednesday that the EU’s executive arm make having a booster shot against COVID-19 a condition for some Europeans to travel freely across the bloc, amid a resurgence in infections.