Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France sees over 100,000 daily virus infections for 1st time

France has recorded more than 100,000 virus infections in a single day for the first time in the pandemic and COVID-19 hospitalizations have doubled over the past month, as the fast-spreading omicron variant complicates the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sydney ends coronavirus lockdown after 106 days

Elated Sydneysiders celebrated the end of almost four months of coronavirus lockdown on Monday, putting behind them a period of "blood, sweat and no beers" in Australia's largest city.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China keeps virus at bay at high cost ahead of Olympics

The Beizhong International Travel Agency in the eastern city of Tianjin has had only one customer since coronavirus outbreaks that began in July prompted Chinese leaders to renew city lockdowns and travel controls.

Medical economics

Urgent need for COVID-19 vaccine equity

COVID-19 vaccine programs are expected to cost poorer countries an additional 56.6% on health budgets, compared with just 0.8% on wealthy countries' health expenditure, according to new data from the United Nations Development ...

Pediatrics

Opinion: Children must be vaccinated against COVID-19

Vaccination of children must be part of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout if Australia is to have any chance of reaching herd immunity, say leading experts in InSight+, the weekly news magazine of the Medical Journal of Australia.

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