Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

DR Congo starts vaccinating against deadly Ebola outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday launched a vaccination campaign after two people died of Ebola in the northwestern town of Mbandaka, the World Health Organization's Africa office announced.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccines halved Italy's COVID-19 death toll: report

Italy's COVID vaccine campaign prevented some 150,000 deaths, slashing the country's death toll by almost half, the national health institute (ISS) said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Here's why some people are getting COVID shots now

Laura Rago wasn't smiling behind her mask as she pulled down the arm of her sweater and got her first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in an otherwise-empty Keystone First Wellness Center. The Ridley ...

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Chile to give fourth COVID-19 vaccine dose

Chile will offer its citizens a fourth coronavirus vaccine dose from February, starting with high-risk categories, President Sebastian Pinera has announced.

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Germany getting more vaccines for 'offensive' booster drive

Germany is scrambling to procure more vaccines to fuel what the new health minister on Thursday called a "very offensive" and fast booster strategy that would leave the country better prepared for the onslaught of the new ...

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