Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India fights virus surge, steps up jabs amid export row

There isn't any room at Sion Hospital in India's megacity, Mumbai - approximately all 500 beds reserved for COVID-19 patients are occupied. And with new patients coming in daily, a doctor said the hospital is being forced ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe can achieve herd immunity by July: EU commissioner

Europe could have herd immunity against COVID-19 by July, a European Union commissioner has said, as incoming jabs are expected to speed up the continent's sluggish vaccine rollout.

Vaccination

Chinese urgency on COVID-19 goes missing in jabs drive

Shirley Shi has received three offers to be vaccinated against COVID-19—through her hometown, her Beijing residential area and her office area—but the human resources manager is in no rush.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

U.S. could reach herd immunity by late spring

The United States could be approaching herd immunity, which occurs when enough people become immune to a disease to make its spread unlikely, according to Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., an epidemiologist in the School of Public Health ...

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