Vaccination

EU: AstraZeneca to supply 9 million more vaccine doses

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has agreed to supply 9 million additional doses of its coronavirus vaccine to the European Union during the first quarter, the bloc's executive arm said Sunday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France back in virus lockdown as Europe cases top 10 million

France entered a new lockdown on Friday as the resurgent coronavirus pandemic increasingly forced other countries to consider following suit, with Europe passing 10 million total infections and the United States posting a ...

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Ireland set for second lockdown as Europe reels from virus surge

Millions of people in Ireland were getting set for a second national lockdown on Wednesday, the first European country to take the drastic step as the continent battles a persistent surge in coronavirus cases.

Vaccination

Flu activity low in Southern Hemisphere in June to August 2020

(HealthDay)—There was very low influenza activity during June to August 2020 in the Southern Hemisphere, according to research published in the Sept. 18 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity ...

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UK to end quarantine for travelers from 'low-risk' countries

The British government said Friday it is scrapping a 14-day quarantine rule for arrivals from a number of countries deemed "lower risk" for the coronavirus, including France, Spain, Germany and Italy.

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UK's official virus-related death toll surpasses 40,000

The U.K. became the second country to officially record more than 40,000 coronavirus-related deaths as more than 100 scientists wrote to the British government on Friday to urge it to reconsider lifting virus lockdown restrictions.

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UK says virus-related deaths rise to 48,000

The number of suspected and confirmed deaths from coronavirus in Britain has risen to 48,000, official data showed Tuesday.

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