Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France adds Russia to COVID red list

France on Wednesday added Russia to its list of countries from which non-essential travel is banned, as concern grows over a spike of cases in Moscow due to the Delta variant.

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UK insists vaccines work against Indian COVID variant

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday that COVID-19 vaccines are proving effective against a variant that has spread like wildfire in India and denied the government was being lax on travel from hotspots.

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UK bans travel from 4 more nations over virus; 39 in all

The British government is gearing up to ban international arrivals from four more countries—Bangladesh, Kenya, Pakistan and the Philippines—amid concerns over new virus variants but opted against including France and ...

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What is a ferret badger?

A number of animals have been suggested as the intermediary carrier of the coronavirus that has wracked the world for more than a year; most of them are familiar, but you might not have heard of the ferret badger. Here are ...