Vaccination

WHO says against proof of vaccination for travel

The World Health Organization's emergency committee said Monday it was against international travellers being required to have proof of vaccination, partly on grounds such a measure would deepen inequities.

Vaccination

EU agency to meet Thursday over AstraZeneca concerns

The European Medicines Agency announced a special meeting Thursday to decide on "further actions" over the AstraZeneca vaccine, but added that the benefits of the jab still outweighed the risks.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan pledges safe Olympics, medical experts aren't so sure

Japanese infectious disease specialist Atsuo Hamada wants to see the Olympics happen in Tokyo this summer, but admits if they were being held anywhere else, he'd probably support a cancellation.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Simulation helps refine pediatric care guidelines for COVID-19

Simulation can be a viable way to quickly evaluate and refine new medical guidelines and educate hospital staff in new procedures, a recent study from UT Southwestern's Department of Pediatrics shows. The findings, published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO, China could have acted faster on pandemic: experts

China and the World Health Organization could have acted faster to avert catastrophe during the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak, a panel of independent experts has concluded.

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