Vaccination

Jordan launches COVID vaccination campaign

Jordan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Wednesday, beginning with jabs for healthcare workers, people with chronic illnesses and those over the age of 60.

Vaccination

UPS stepping up dry ice production, freezers for vaccines

Global shipping giant UPS on Tuesday said it would start making dry ice in the United States and also distribute ultra-cold temperature freezers as it prepares to handle the logistics of shipping COVID-19 vaccines.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU Commission recommends wide use of rapid COVID-19 tests

The European Union's executive arm asked member nations Wednesday to generalize the use of rapid antigen tests as winter approaches and Europe struggles to contain a second wave of coronavirus infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Reasons for Africa's low COVID-19 rates revealed

Africa's unusually low COVID-19 cases and deaths could be down to a young and sparse population, and the hot and humid climate interrelating to heighten their individual effects, research from the World Health Organization ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

All masks are not created equal

N95 respirator masks that protect healthcare workers and patients from COVID-19 continue to be a valued but finite commodity—forcing some medical facilities to disinfect and reuse them, as well as go outside their normal, ...

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