Health

More US cities requiring proof of vaccination to go places

Hold on to that vaccination card. A rapidly growing number of places across the U.S. are requiring people to show proof they have been inoculated against COVID-19 to teach school, work at a hospital, see a concert or eat ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID testing blitz undermined screening, fight against STDs

After an unprecedented push to test and track COVID-19, public health workers are grappling with a worrisome side effect: a collapse in screening for sexually transmitted diseases that have been on the rise for years.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Polish hospitals struggle with surge of virus patients

Polish hospitals struggled over the Easter weekend with a massive number of people infected with COVID-19 following a huge surge in infections across Central and Eastern Europe in recent weeks.

Vaccination

Brazil orders 100 million doses of Pfizer vaccine

Brazil has ordered 100 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and another 38 million of Johnson & Johnson's, the health minister said Monday, seeking to accelerate the hard-hit country's lagging immunization ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is Brazil the next big hot spot as other nations ease up?

Brazil is emerging as potentially the next big hot spot for the coronavirus amid President Jair Bolsonaro's insistence that it is just a "little flu" and that there is no need for the sharp restrictions that have slowed the ...

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