Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy makes COVID health pass obligatory for teachers

Italy's cabinet Thursday made the coronavirus health pass obligatory for teachers as well as passengers on public transport, including domestic flights, ferries and long-distance trains.


Sputnik V: From vaccine hope to frustration for Latin America

Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was the first to arrive in Argentina in December 2020 with the promise of relief for Latin American countries low on the waiting list for shots developed, and approved, in the West.

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COVID-19 infection rate low among rural health care workers

Antibody testing of health care workers in three rural counties in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota showed only 15% of the study participants had antibodies to the novel coronavirus.

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Bangladesh to vaccinate 10 million in seven days

Bangladesh extended its strict lockdown on Tuesday and announced plans to vaccinate at least 10 million people in a week as the country battles a major COVID-19 surge.

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Rapid virus spread through Indonesia taxes health workers

Irman Pahlepi is back at work in Jakarta's Dr. Suyoto public hospital, immediately resuming his duties treating COVID-19 patients after recovering from an infection himself—for the second time.

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