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China risks COVID ‘immunity gap’ amid slow vaccine uptake | Coronavirus pandemic News

Shenzhen, China – It is 10am (02:00 GMT) on a Tuesday morning at the only designated COVID-19 vaccination clinic servicing…

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Could COVID ‘vaccine certificates’ lead to discrimination?

Documents proving vaccination against COVID-19 pose ethical questions. Credit

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‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness | Coronavirus pandemic News

Data from two separate studies published in the UK, one in England and another in Scotland, have shown vaccines against…

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Russia reports first case of human infection with H5N8 bird flu | Health News

Health watchdog says the cases were discovered at a poultry farm in southern Russia in December. Russia has registered the…

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J&J submits one-shot COVID vaccine for WHO emergency use approval | Coronavirus pandemic News

Johnson & Johnson says an emergency use listing is critical for supplying vaccines to poor and middle-income countries through the…

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Rich nations ‘hoarding’ a billion doses of excess COVID vaccine | Coronavirus pandemic News

People from poorer nations will probably be unable to get a COVID-19 vaccine this year because the world’s richest countries…

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Facebook cracks down on anti-vaccine accounts amid COVID surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

Facebook announced it will also give $120m in free advertising to health departments and nongovernmental organisations that share accurate information…

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COVID ‘could have been contained’: Taiwan’s ex-health minister | Coronavirus pandemic News

The coronavirus pandemic could have been contained if the authorities in Wuhan had notified the World Health Organization earlier and…

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US to join WHO-led vaccine project: Biden’s chief medical adviser

Biden’s chief medical adviser said the US will be part of the COVAX which aims to deliver vaccines to poor…

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‘Appalling’: Record UK COVID deaths for second day in a row | Coronavirus pandemic News

Britain reported a record 1,820 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday exceeding a record set only the day before, as scientists…

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