Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Philippines secures 30 million Novavax vaccine doses

The Philippines has secured 30 million doses of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by US drug maker Novavax, officials said Sunday, as the country braces for a surge in infections after a huge religious event.

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Japan residents to get free COVID-19 vaccine

Japan will give free coronavirus vaccines to all of its residents under a bill passed Wednesday, as the nation battles record numbers of daily cases.

Vaccination

UK asks regulator to study Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

The British government on Friday said it has asked its independent medicines regulator to study Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine with a view to an imminent roll-out.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Divided Belgium among Europe's worst virus hot spots

Small, yet so divided, Belgium has been hit hard again by the pandemic, and now presents some of the most worrying statistics in a continent reeling under a coronavirus resurgence.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain braces for national emergency to allow curfews

Spain was bracing for a new national state of emergency to allow the imposition of curfews as its regions on Saturday pushed for action to slow surging virus cases.

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