Vaccination

WTO mulling intellectual property waivers for vaccines

Ambassadors from World Trade Organization countries on Wednesday resumed discussions on trade rules protecting the technological know-how behind COVID-19 vaccines amid growing pressure on rich nations to relax them—as a ...

Health

Clear will and capacity to help emergency care in crisis

Operators beyond the confines of conventional emergency healthcare are willing and able to assist in a crisis, a University of Gothenburg study shows. Hotels, schools, and veterinary clinics are among those ready for inclusion ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California governor urges mask-wearing as virus cases rise

Californians should wear masks and skip Fourth of July family gatherings, Gov. Gavin Newsom pleaded as the state's coronavirus tally surged. But the governor stopped short of threatening a crackdown on those who violate state ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Delhi plans mass screening effort as virus cases surge

Indian authorities are launching a massive coronavirus survey taking down health details from New Delhi's entire population of 29 million, and testing everyone with symptoms by July 6.

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