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EXPLAINER: Will you need a 'vaccine passport' to travel?

Airlines and others in the travel industry are throwing their support behind so-called vaccine passports to boost pandemic-depressed travel, and authorities in Europe could embrace the idea quickly enough for the peak summer ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Germany extends, tightens partial lockdown to mid-February: Merkel

Germany extended and toughened a partial lockdown to February 14, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, in a bid to halt coronavirus transmission and prevent virus variants believed to be more contagious from propagating ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

CDC recommends face masks in all public transportation settings

(HealthDay)—Seeking to slow the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Monday that face masks be worn by everyone in all public transportation settings. That includes both ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Russian internet giant offers free coronavirus tests

Russian internet giant Yandex has launched a free coronavirus testing service for the Moscow region as Russia boasts of one of the world's highest testing rates.

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Survey provides snapshot of global ECMO transport services

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) is a life-sustaining therapy for patients with respiratory or circulatory failure that is best performed at high-volume centers with special expertise. A survey providing an overview ...