Vaccination

What will it take to make COVID-19 vaccines globally available?

The world has bet big on vaccines as the best route for creating the level of herd immunity needed to achieve manageable levels of infections and deaths—a process that typically takes 10 to 15 years but one that we are ...

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Paris goes under curfew as Europe ramps up virus restrictions

France on Wednesday became the latest European country to toughen anti-coronavirus measures, imposing a curfew in Paris and eight other cities from Saturday, while Germany and Ireland also ramped up restrictions.

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WHO urges countries to gamble on shared vaccine search

The WHO on Thursday urged countries to invest billions of dollars in searching for COVID-19 vaccines and treatments—calling it a snip compared to the vast economic cost of the coronavirus crisis.

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Egypt to reopen tourist destinations less hard-hit by virus

Egypt will reopen select tourist destinations to international charter flights starting July 1, the Cabinet said Thursday, allowing travelers from around the world to return to parts of the country less hard-hit by the coronavirus.

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Sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in Peru and Chile

Peru on Sunday reported 8,800 new COVID-19 infections, setting a new daily record for a country that already has the second highest number of novel coronavirus cases in Latin America after Brazil.

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