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MANILA, Feb. 1 (Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines reported on Monday 1,658 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the South-East Asian country to 527,272.
Our columnist shares some of the questions his patients frequently ask of him about this infectious disease.
BRUSSELS. Jan. 29 (Xinhua) -- The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday that it found no safety concerns with the COVID-19 vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, after the reported deaths of elderly people in Norway arose such concerns.
Covid-19: Record 18,000 daily virus toll worldwide; more than 100 million cases recorded; global death toll at 2.16 million
PARIS/HONG KONG, Jan 27 (AFP): More than 18,000 people worldwide died of coronavirus over the past 24 hours, according to an AFP count based on official figures, a new grim record amid the battle to stem the pandemic.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden will take steps on Monday to harness the purchasing power of the United States government, the world's biggest single buyer, to increase domestic manufacturing and create markets for new technologies, a senior administration official said.
Tokyo: The number of people taking their own lives in Japan rose for the first time in over a decade last year, as the pandemic reversed years of progress combating a stubbornly high suicide rate.
Serious attention needs to be paid to antimicrobial resistance as we are slowly exhausting our arsenal of effective antibiotics.
(Reuters) - The United States lost more than 23,000 lives to COVID-19 last week, setting a record for the third week in a row, though the number of new infections and the number of patients in hospitals both fell from the previous seven days.
ROME, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- Italy on Monday saw its best one-day indicators for the coronavirus pandemic in weeks, but the developments were marred by the news that vaccine shipments from pharmaceutical company Pfizer would be slowed for the next week.
Roundup: Iran buys 16.8 mln COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX; Lebanon signs deal to buy 2 mln Pfizer vaccines
CAIRO, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Iran said on Sunday that it has purchased 16.8 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX; Meanwhile, Lebanon signed a deal with Pfizer and BioNTech to buy over 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines.