Tag: Disease outbreaks

South Africa’s vaccination drive regains pace after unrest

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's COVID-19 vaccination campaign is regaining momentum after being disrupted earlier this month by a week of riots sparked by the...

Croatia, Montenegro tighten virus rules in tourism season

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ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia and Montenegro have tightened rules against the new coronavirus along the Adriatic Sea coast amid a rise in infections and...

Talk radio host with COVID regrets vaccine hesitancy

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalized from COVID-19 now says...

Brazil reopens amid looming threat from delta variant

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BRASILIA, Brazil — With the number of coronavirus deaths starting to recede in Brazil, a renewed sense of optimism has led state governors to...

Virus’s impact: More relaxing and thinking, less socializing

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SAN DIEGO — The eruption of COVID-19 last year caused the proportion of people working from home in the U.S. to nearly double, with...

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

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Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? It depends...

GOP’s vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions

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WASHINGTON — Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to roll up their sleeves and take the...

UK seeks to avert shortages with COVID tests for food staff

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LONDON — The British government has announced plans for daily COVID-19 testing of critical food industry workers, allowing those who test negative to continue...

European agency is 1st to clear Moderna jab for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended authorizing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...

The Latest: European agency OKs Moderna vaccine for children

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LONDON — The European Medicines Agency has recommended clearing Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 17, the first time the shot has...