Tag: Disease outbreaks

Governors pin hopes on full vaccine approval as cases climb

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As U.S. regulators weigh giving the final stamp of approval for certain COVID-19 vaccines, governors in states hard hit by...

AP-NORC poll: Most unvaccinated Americans don’t want shots

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Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive...

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...

Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

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Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday, and hospitals are running out of...

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...

What is a COVID-19 vaccine ‘breakthrough’ case?

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What is a COVID-19 vaccine “breakthrough” case? It’s when a fully...

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as virus wave spreads

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Indonesia has converted nearly its entire oxygen production to medical use just to meet the demand from COVID-19 patients struggling...

Ping pong: Spat over tracing app as shelves empty in England

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LONDON — In scenes reminiscent of the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, supermarket shelves across England were looking a tad empty on Thursday....