Health

Little research available on the long-term effects of tear gas

University of Minnesota Medical School graduate students analyzed and summarized literature on the health effects of chemical demonstration control agents, such as tear gas, including the studies which informed existing exposure ...

Vaccination

Singapore to give vaccine boosters as cases rise

Singapore will start giving coronavirus vaccine booster shots to the elderly and those with weak immune systems, officials said Friday, as cases rise despite high inoculation rates.

Vaccination

Cyprus to give booster jab to over 65s

Cyprus will give COVID-19 booster jabs to those over 65 and care home residents whose full vaccination is more than six months old, Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantelas said Thursday.

Vaccination

Serbia to offer COVID-19 booster shots

Serbia will offer a third "booster" COVID-19 shot to its population from Tuesday, as the country battles an uptick in cases, largely among unvaccinated citizens.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Spain's Catalonia reimposes COVID measures as cases spike

Spain's Catalonia region said on Tuesday it will reimpose virus restrictions such as curbs on nightlife to try to tame a surge in infections, especially among unvaccinated young people.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Norway postpones reopening over Delta variant

Norway on Monday said it was postponing the lifting of anti-coronavirus measures, fearing a potential fourth wave of cases brought on by the Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus.

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