Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Increased testing needed to fight delta strain in Europe: WHO

Increased free testing, contact tracing and other steps are needed to fight the COVID-19 Delta variant, now dominant in much of Europe, the World Health Organization and the EU's disease agency warned Friday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU agency says two jabs 'vital' to battle Delta variant

The EU's medicines watchdog said on Wednesday two jabs by approved vaccine makers were "vital" to provide maximum protection against the highly infectious coronavirus Delta variant, urging countries to speed up their inoculation ...

Medical research

Bacteria are key to vaginal health, researchers say

Bacterial vaginosis is the most common and recurrent gynecological condition affecting nearly 30% of women between the ages of 15 and 44, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A University of Arizona ...


EU hits goal of delivering vaccines for 70% of adults

The European Union has hit its target of delivering enough coronavirus vaccine to cover 70 percent of the adult population, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Saturday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Norway postpones reopening over Delta variant

Norway on Monday said it was postponing the lifting of anti-coronavirus measures, fearing a potential fourth wave of cases brought on by the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus.

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