Vaccination

US pauses J&J vaccine in blow to global immunization drive

US health authorities on Tuesday recommended pausing the Johnson & Johnson COVID shot over blood clot fears, with the company quickly announcing it would delay its European rollout, in a setback for global immunization campaigns.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World awaits China COVID origins report

The much-anticipated report from the international mission to Wuhan to investigate COVID-19's origins is set to be published this week, following intense US and Chinese pressure over its contents.

Vaccination

WHO Europe: Vaccine production delays are a real issue

National tensions are erupting over slow coronavirus vaccine rollouts and production delay issues are real, but "no one is safe until everyone is safe," the European chief for the World Health Organization said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Heading off the next pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic heads for a showdown with vaccines it's expected to lose, many experts in the field of emerging infectious diseases are already focused on preventing the next one.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

World ramps up COVID-19 vaccine preparations

Hopes over COVID-19 vaccines have given a boost to virus-weary citizens across the globe in recent days, but the disease remains rampant and world leaders are urging people to be patient.

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