Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Doubts surround India's official COVID-19 death toll

India's coronavirus death toll passed 250,000 on Wednesday but comparisons of official data with those from people on the frontlines suggested the true number is several times higher.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Indian COVID variant detected in Belgium: health official

The COVID-19 variant contributing to a surge in coronavirus cases in India has been detected in Belgium in a group of Indian students who arrived from Paris, Belgian authorities said Thursday.

Vaccination

China weighs carrots and sticks in push to vaccinate millions

Tickets to tourist attractions, shopping coupons, and report cards naming and shaming stores where staff haven't been vaccinated: China is veering from compulsion to persuasion in its bid to inoculate its population from ...

Vaccination

UK eyes testing out COVID-19 passports at mass gatherings

Britain is planning to test a series of measures including "coronavirus status certifications" over the coming weeks to see if they can allow people to safely return to mass gatherings at sports arenas, nightclubs and concerts.

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