Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Chinese cities test millions as virus cases surge

Chinese cities rolled out mass testing of millions of people and imposed fresh travel restrictions as health authorities battled Sunday to contain the country's most widespread coronavirus outbreak in months.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Two more parts of China report COVID outbreaks

China raced Saturday to contain its worst coronavirus outbreak in months as fresh cases were reported in two more parts of the country including the sprawling megacity of Chongqing.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic changed perceptions of masked faces

The COVID-19 pandemic has improved perceptions of facial attractiveness and healthiness of people wearing face masks in Japan.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Ireland eases pandemic restrictions

Ireland on Monday lifted domestic travel restrictions and began a phased reopening of non-essential retailers in the most significant loosening of pandemic curbs so far this year.

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 ...

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