Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How readily does COVID-19 spread on school buses?

Although in-school transmission of COVID-19 among K-12 students is low when safeguards are in place, the risk of acquiring COVID-19 during school bus transportation is unclear. A study published in the Journal of School Health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan's Olympic security balancing act leaves few satisfied

Struggling businesses forced to temporarily shut down around Olympics venues. Olympic visitors ordered to install invasive apps and allow GPS tracking. Minders staking out hotels to keep participants from coming into contact ...

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Scientists round on UK over plan to end COVID curbs

The UK government's plan to scrap day-to-day pandemic restrictions in England next week is reckless and has no basis in science, international experts warned on Friday, with one arguing it amounts to premeditated murder.

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Official: Nearly 70% of medical workers in Moscow vaccinated

The majority of medical workers, teachers and social workers in Moscow have been vaccinated against the coronavirus a month after authorities in the Russian capital mandated the shots for many of those employed in health ...

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UK passes COVID jabs milestone but masks confusion mounts

Two-thirds of UK adults have now been fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, the government said Wednesday, arguing that the breakthrough justified its contentious move to drop most pandemic curbs next week.

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Greenland issues new restrictions over virus cluster

Greenland's government introduced new virus curbs on Tuesday after a cluster of COVID-19 cases were reported on the huge Arctic island which has so far only suffered few cases during the pandemic..

Vaccination

Sinovac-dosed Thai health workers to get AstraZeneca booster

A nighttime curfew and other new coronavirus restrictions began Monday in Thailand's capital and several other provinces, as health officials announced that medical workers will given booster shots of AstraZeneca vaccine ...

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