Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California governor says mask mandate to end after June 15

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday the nation's most populous state would stop requiring people to wear masks in almost all circumstances on June 15, describing a world he said will look "a lot like the world we entered ...

Vaccination

Majority of Russians not planning vaccination: poll

A majority of Russians are not planning to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to a poll released Wednesday, highlighting the difficulties of the country's immunisation campaign.

Vaccination

Virus-hit Papua New Guinea starts vaccine roll-out

Papua New Guinea's prime minister launched a nationwide coronavirus vaccine roll-out Tuesday, hoping to quell a runaway outbreak and counter widespread public hesitancy about jabs.

Vaccination

You're fully vaccinated—what can you do now?

Now that many of us have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, we are now navigating a new gray area—which of the many rules we've been following can we now safely ignore?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mumbai imposes strict virus restrictions as infections surge

The teeming metropolis of Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, the Indian state worst hit by the pandemic, face stricter restrictions for 15 days starting Wednesday in an effort to stem the surge of coronavirus infections.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO warns pandemic at 'critical point' as South Asia cases surge

The COVID-19 pandemic has entered a critical phase as infections exponentially increase despite widespread measures aimed at stopping them, the WHO warned Monday, with record case numbers in South Asia triggering tough new ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain tightens virus face mask rules

Spain on Tuesday tightened face masks rules, making them mandatory outdoors and in all public places.

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