Tag: Coronavirus

Omicron: Booster of BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine provides adequate protection against variants, Hong Kong researchers find

Omicron: Booster of BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine provides adequate protection against variants, Hong Kong researchers find

A booster shot of the German-made BioNTech coronavirus vaccine offers adequate protection against the highly infectious Omicron variant, university ...
China’s wealth exposed by juxtaposing the lives of two coronavirus carriers in Beijing

China’s wealth exposed by juxtaposing the lives of two coronavirus carriers in Beijing

The conflicting epidemiological reports from two coronavirus carriers in Beijing have sparked a heated debate about rising inequality in China and ...
9 Second Art: How Omicron could have spread from 2 people to a Hong Kong kindergarten teacher in a tunnel

9 Second Art: How Omicron could have spread from 2 people to a Hong Kong kindergarten teacher in a tunnel

It could take just a brief encounter at an MTR station for the Omicron variant to be transmitted from one person to another, Hong Kong health offic ...
Coronavirus: Philippines population growth at lowest in 70 years due to Covid-19

Coronavirus: Philippines population growth at lowest in 70 years due to Covid-19

Population growth in the Philippines is expected to have slowed to just 0.3 percent in 2021, the slowest in over 70 years, as Filipinos delayed chi ...
Coronavirus: Czech anti-vax singer Hana Horka dies after intentionally getting infected so she could attend theater and sauna

Coronavirus: Czech anti-vax singer Hana Horka dies after intentionally getting infected so she could attend theater and sauna

A Czech anti-vax folk singer has died after intentionally contracting Covid-19 to obtain a health pass that would have allowed her to visit the sau ...
The world’s rich have thrived, doubling their wealth to $1.5 trillion as coronavirus pushed millions into poverty, says Oxfam

The world’s rich have thrived, doubling their wealth to $1.5 trillion as coronavirus pushed millions into poverty, says Oxfam

The world's 10 richest people have more than doubled their wealth from $700 billion to $1.5 trillion during the coronavirus pandemic as poverty rat ...
Coronavirus: Australia suffers deadliest day of pandemic as hospitals fill up

Coronavirus: Australia suffers deadliest day of pandemic as hospitals fill up

Australia experienced its deadliest day of the pandemic on Tuesday, as a fast-moving Omicron outbreak continued to push hospitalization rates to re ...