Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Not easy being green: China's 'health codes' define Covid-era life

Days after buying over-the-counter medicine from a pharmacy in Beijing, university student Yu was stunned to find her prized green health code—the essential rating needed to enter the city's shops, offices and public transport—was ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

China locks down city of 1.2 million after three virus cases

More than one million people in a city in central China were being confined to their homes on Tuesday after three asymptomatic coronavirus cases were recorded in the country's latest mass lockdown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Romania, Bulgaria hit pandemic death highs amid vaccines lag

Romania reported a record daily number of 591 COVID-19 deaths Tuesday amid a persistently low vaccination rate and a wave of coronavirus infections that has overwhelmed the country's ailing health care system.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russia sets another daily COVID-19 deaths record

Russia on Wednesday reported another record of daily coronavirus deaths amid a slow vaccination rate and authorities' reluctance to tighten restrictions.

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