Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

California virus deaths top 30,000 after deadliest weekend

California's coronavirus catastrophe reached a staggering new level Monday as Johns Hopkins University data showed the nation's most populous state has recorded more than 30,000 deaths since the pandemic started nearly a ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden blocks travel from Denmark over virus fears

Sweden on Monday announced it was barring travellers from neighbouring Denmark after a new mutation of the coronavirus, first seen in the UK, was reported in the country.

Vaccination

Singapore approves Pfizer-BioNTech virus vaccine

Singapore has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, and expects to receive the first shipments of the shots by the end of December, the prime minister said Monday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Sweden expects to reach virus peak in mid-December

Swedish health officials said Thursday they expected the country to reach the peak of the second wave of COVID-19 infections the country is experiencing in the middle of December.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Turkey imposes weekend curfews to fight virus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday announced weekend curfews and ordered restaurants to switch to takeout service only to fight rising coronavirus infections and growing deaths.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cyprus locks down southwest over surge in coronavirus cases

Cyprus put its entire southwest under a strict 19-day lockdown Wednesday, banning any non-essential movement of people and shuttering bars and restaurants after a string of escalating restrictions failed to curb a sharp increase ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Brazil passes 50,000 deaths from coronavirus: official

Brazil on Sunday said it had registered more than 50,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as well as about one million infections, as the second worst-affected country in the world struggles to control the disease.

page 1 from 3