Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan opens mass vaccination centres ahead of Olympics

Japan opened its first mass vaccination centres on Monday in a bid to speed up a cautious COVID-19 inoculation programme with just two months until the virus-postponed Tokyo Olympics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Uruguay facing world-record COVID-19 infection rate

Uruguay has reported a 24-hour record coronavirus death toll, as it has gone from one of the least-affected countries to registering the most new daily cases per capita in the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rio tightens restrictions as COVID surges in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro announced new restrictions Thursday on bars, restaurants and beaches, seeking to contain a surge of COVID-19 that is pushing Brazil's hospitals to the breaking point.

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