Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

S. Korea has deadliest day of pandemic amid omicron surge

South Korea saw its deadliest day of the pandemic on Saturday, reporting 112 fatalities in the latest 24-hour period, as it grapples with a wave of coronavirus infections driven by the fast-moving omicron variant.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France posts new daily COVID case record

France posted 501,635 new cases of coronavirus for the past 24 hours on Tuesday, a new daily record and the first time the headline number has surpassed half a million.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France fears over 100,000 daily Covid cases by year end

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in France is set to exceed 100,000 by the end of December due to the faster-spreading Omicron variant, Health Minister Olivier Veran said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France's over-65s will need booster for COVID pass: Macron

People over 65 in France will need to show proof of a COVID-19 booster jab to be able to visit restaurants, attend cultural events and take intercity trains, President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Public trust in the CDC falls during coronavirus pandemic

Public trust in the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has fallen during the coronavirus pandemic, with the decline bringing overall population-level trust in the agency to the same lower level of trust long ...

Vaccination

Chinese coronavirus vaccine shows 50% efficacy in Brazil

The Chinese-developed Coronavac COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated a 50 percent efficacy following tests in Brazil, the organization in charge of its production in the South American country said on Tuesday.

Vaccination

Sinovac, AstraZeneca seek vaccine approval in Brazil

The manufacturers of two COVID-19 vaccines developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac and Oxford-AstraZeneca filed the first applications Friday for regulatory approval in hard-hit Brazil, officials said.

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