Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Greece to reopen schools using self-test kits for COVID-19

Kits for self-administered coronavirus tests began arriving in Greek pharmacies Wednesday, with residents entitled to one a week free of charge as part of efforts to tackle a surge of coronavirus cases and hospitalizations.

Vaccination

Norway says no link between vaccine and post-jab deaths

Norway said Monday no link had been established between Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine and post-vaccination deaths in the country, but recommended doctors consider the overall health of the most frail before giving them ...

Vaccination

Spanish judge orders elderly woman to get virus jab

A Spanish judge has ordered a resident of a retirement home to be vaccinated against the new coronavirus despite her daughter's objections, according to a court ruling made public Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California turns stadiums into COVID-19 vaccination centers

California is transforming baseball stadiums, fairgrounds and even a Disneyland Resort parking lot into mass vaccination sites as the coronavirus surge overwhelms hospitals and sets a deadly new record in the state.

Vaccination

96-year-old is first Spaniard vaccinated for COVID-19

A 96-year-old living in a care home in central Spain became the first person in the country to be vaccinated against COVID-19 on Sunday, in an event broadcast by national television.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany to store medical supplies for future crises

Chancellor Angela Merkel's government agreed Monday to create 19 storage sites for medical equipment across Germany to avoid the shortages of masks and other protective gear seen at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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