Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Herd immunity: can the UK get there?

Now that Britain and the US are crossing the 50% threshold of their populations vaccinated with the first dose, are they reaching herd immunity and can things return to normal soon?

Vaccination

Free rides and beer: Incentives are added to vaccine drive

Free beer, pot and doughnuts. Savings bonds. A chance to win an all-terrain vehicle. Places around the U.S. are offering incentives to try to energize the nation's slowing vaccination drive and get Americans to roll up their ...

Vaccination

Free rides, beer and savings bonds: Vaccinators get creative

Free beer, pot and doughnuts. Savings bonds. A chance to win an all-terrain vehicle. Places around the U.S. are offering incentives to try to energize the nation's slowing vaccination drive and get Americans to roll up their ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Kiev to ease restrictions as COVID cases decline

The mayor of Ukraine's capital Kiev on Wednesday announced strict coronavirus measures in the city would be eased later this week as the number of new infections slowly drops.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Belgium warns intensive care units buckling

Belgium's health ministry warned Friday intensive care units are struggling to cope with a third wave of coronavirus infections—but authorities still stuck to plans to ease restrictions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tokyo adopts tougher virus rules, starts vaccinating elders

Tokyo adopted tougher measures against the coronavirus Monday as it struggles to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Olympics in a country where less than 1% of people have been vaccinated.

Vaccination

Spain prepares vaccine rollout surge as supplies gather pace

Spain is stepping up its vaccination drive, with Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez saying Tuesday that a steep rise in deliveries over coming months will allow the country to inoculate 70% of its adult population—some 33 million ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India opens up faltering vaccine drive to all over-45s

India announced Tuesday it will open its vaccination drive to all over-45s from April 1 in a bid to boost its massive but flagging inoculation drive as infections rise.

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