Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Success story Taiwan faces its worst outbreak in pandemic

The island of Taiwan, which has had enviable success in containing COVID-19, imposed new restrictions in its capital city on Saturday as it battled its worst outbreak since the pandemic began.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus cases plunge and LA, San Francisco come back to life

When Angeleno Wine Co. reopened its tasting room, co-owner Amy Luftig Viste teared up seeing old friends reunited for the first time since the pandemic had shuttered so many businesses it left major cities looking like ghost ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japanese region seeks new virus emergency as Olympics near

Japan's third most populated region on Tuesday asked the central government to impose a state of emergency over the coronavirus as infections rise just three months before the country hosts the Olympics.

Vaccination

China weighs carrots and sticks in push to vaccinate millions

Tickets to tourist attractions, shopping coupons, and report cards naming and shaming stores where staff haven't been vaccinated: China is veering from compulsion to persuasion in its bid to inoculate its population from ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dutch leader announces tough new nationwide virus lockdown

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte imposed a tough new five-week nationwide lockdown Monday, saying schools, nonessential shops, museums and gyms will close down at midnight until Jan. 19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Restrictions tightened, but no new virus lockdown in Belgium

Belgian Prime minister Alexander De Croo stopped short Friday of imposing another full lockdown, as the country did in March, but introduced a series of new restrictive measures as the number of COVID-19-related hospital ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Texas puts reopening on 'pause' as virus cases soar

Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday halted elective surgeries in Texas' biggest counties and said the state would "pause" its aggressive reopening as it deals with a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations that has made ...

Pediatrics

C.S. Mott poll addresses child safety at amusement parks

(HealthDay)—One in five parents say they have not made plans with their children about what to do if they became separated at an amusement park or carnival, according to the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on ...

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