Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research finds few US workers aware of COVID sick leave protections

Even with federal provisions aimed at protecting workers, instances of sick people being unable to take time off tripled during the pandemic and fewer than half of workers were aware that emergency COVID-19 sick leave was ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan expands virus emergency, weighs legal penalties

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga officially expanded and extended the nation's coronavirus state of emergency on Tuesday, as government advisers recommended legal changes that would allow penalties for violations.

Vaccination

Fake news and mistrust leave Bulgaria lagging in Covid jab race

It's getting close to lunchtime and a COVID-19 vaccination centre in the Bulgarian capital, Sofia, is almost empty, a vivid example of the way the country's immunisation effort is hamstrung by fake news and widespread mistrust.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'There are only so many beds': COVID-19 surge hits hospitals

Florida hospitals slammed with COVID-19 patients are suspending elective surgeries and putting beds in conference rooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria. As of midweek, Mississippi had just six open intensive care beds in the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Low on beds, oxygen, India adds global high 314K virus cases

India reported a global record of more than 314,000 new infections Thursday as a grim coronavirus surge in the world's second-most populous country sends more and more sick people into a fragile health care system critically ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US opens more distance in worldwide race against coronavirus

The United States opened more distance between itself and much of the rest of the world Thursday, nearing the 200 millionth vaccine administered in a race to protect the population against COVID-19, even as other countries, ...

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