News & Perspective

Jan 21, 2021

Jan 21, 2021
SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 virus

Officials warn of threat to Europe from variant COVID-19

The ECDC raises the risk of spread of new variants to very high as the UK struggles with the B117 strain.

Dec 30, 2020

Dec 30, 2020
British vaccine

UK becomes first country to green-light AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

UK vaccine advisors also recommend 12 week intervals between doses of both vaccines to protect more people with initial doses.

Aug 07, 2020

Aug 07, 2020
COVID Madagascar

Pandemic total passes 19 million, vaccine capacity ramps up for lower income countries

Cases in Africa passed the 1 million mark, as more countries in Europe reported notable spikes in cases.

Sep 22, 2017

Sep 22, 2017

News Scan for Sep 22, 2017

Vaccine-related polio
More chikungunya in France, Italy
Waning flu vaccine protection
H5N8 in South Africa

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