Vaccination

AstraZeneca warns of limited vaccine supplies to Europe

British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca warned Friday that supplies of its coronavirus vaccine to Europe will be "lower than originally anticipated" due to reduced production at a manufacturing site.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US passes 400,000 virus deaths as Europe faces surge

More than 400,000 people have now died from coronavirus in the United States, figures showed Tuesday, as some European nations battled record surges in daily fatalities with the fear of new strains taking hold.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK sees record deaths as virus variants deepen global concern

The world received more frightening reminders of the pandemic's worsening danger Tuesday as Britain's daily death toll reached a record, Germany looked set to tighten its partial lockdown and two Australian Open players tested ...

Genetics

ALS study reveals a unique population

Malta, a sovereign microstate in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, has no shortage of sunny beaches, honey-bricked villages and rugged countryside. Beyond its Mediterranean charm, Malta is home to a geographically and ...

Vaccination

EU aims to vaccinate 70% of adults in coming months

The European Union is aiming to inoculate 70 percent of its adult population against the coronavirus before the end of August, European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas told a media conference on Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Britain ahead of entire EU on vaccines

Britain has vaccinated more people against COVID-19 than the 27-nation European Union put together, according to an AFP tally on Wednesday.

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