Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israeli PM: Omicron unstoppable but no need for 'hysteria'

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Tuesday tried to calm Israelis anxious about the rapid spread of the omicron variant, insisting the government is managing the crisis better than most and ruling out a national shutdown.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

US regulators lift in-person restrictions on abortion pill

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday permanently removed a major obstacle for women seeking abortion pills, eliminating a long-standing requirement that they pick up the medication in person.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

US agency says women can get abortion pill via mail

Women seeking an abortion pill will not be required to visit a doctor's office or clinic during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. health officials said Tuesday in the latest reversal in an ongoing legal battle over the medication.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Madrid slows down vaccine jabs over Easter despite govt plea

Spain's Madrid region halted COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday at health centers for four days so medical staff can rest over the Easter holiday, despite pleas from the national government not to halt the fight against surging ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Israel extends nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Israel's nationwide lockdown was extended Monday to contain the coronavirus which has continued to spread rapidly as the country presses ahead with an aggressive vaccination campaign.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

With measures lifted, Balkans hit by coronavirus case spike

Serbia's president has canceled his party's campaign rallies and officials in Bosnia, North Macedonia and Albania are appealing on citizens to respect anti-infection measures due to a spike in new coronavirus cases after ...

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