Vaccination

Race for jabs in India's vaccination drive exposes digital divide

It's 2:00 am and Ananya Maskara's face is lit up by her smartphone as she nervously scrolls through a list—looking for a green or yellow tab indicating that a COVID-19 vaccination slot is available in India's capital New ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World could have prevented COVID catastrophe: pandemic panel

The catastrophic scale of the COVID-19 pandemic could have been prevented, an independent global panel concluded Wednesday, but a "toxic cocktail" of dithering and poor coordination meant the warning signs went unheeded.

Vaccination

Norway drops AstraZeneca, offers J&J to volunteers only

Norway will drop AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine from its immunisation programme due to concerns over rare side effects, and offer Johnson & Johnson's jab only to volunteers while it remains suspended, the government announced ...

Vaccination

EXPLAINER: How COVID-19 vaccines will work for kids in US

Children ages 12 and older can now roll up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S., offering parents and schools a chance to relax their pandemic precautions and bringing the country a step closer to controlling the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID shot for kids 12 and up

U.S. health advisers endorsed use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in kids as young as 12 on Wednesday—just as planned new guidelines say it's OK for people of any age to get a coronavirus shot at the same time as other needed ...

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