Vaccination

France recommends COVID booster jab for over-65s

France's health watchdog on Tuesday recommended a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine for people aged over 65 or considered at risk of developing serious forms of the disease.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

The British variant is 45% more contagious than the original virus

A new study at Tel Aviv University found that the British variant (termed: B.1.1.7) of COVID-19 is 45% more contagious than the original virus. The researchers relied on data from about 300,000 PCR tests for COVID-19 obtained ...

Vaccination

96-year-old is first Spaniard vaccinated for COVID-19

A 96-year-old living in a care home in central Spain became the first person in the country to be vaccinated against COVID-19 on Sunday, in an event broadcast by national television.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

France says COVID-19 vaccinations will be free

Vaccinations against COVID-19 in France will be free, the prime minister said Thursday, and will begin in January for one million elderly in retirement homes, February for 14 million at-risk people and spring for the rest ...

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