Tag: Covid-19

The US rejects plans to strengthen the World Health Organization

The US rejects plans to strengthen the World Health Organization

The United States, the World Health Organization's top donor, is opposing proposals to make the agency more independent, four officials involved in ...
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 ...
Johnson in trouble if report finds rules broken, UK MP says

Johnson in trouble if report finds rules broken, UK MP says

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing major heat over the parties that are said to have been held in defiance of Covid ru ...
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 ...
Tennis star Novak Djokovic has majority stake in biotech company developing COVID-19 drug: CEO

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has majority stake in biotech company developing COVID-19 drug: CEO

Novak Djokovic, a tennis star from Serbia and currently number one in the world, is also a co-founder and majority shareholder of ...
Hong Kong hamster culling: Top Covid-19 expert explains rationale for ‘firm decision’ to protect public health

Hong Kong hamster culling: Top Covid-19 expert explains rationale for ‘firm decision’ to protect public health

The Hong Kong government's decision to kill 2,000 hamsters to curb possible hamster-to-human transmission of the coronavirus has sparked outrage am ...
Abu Dhabi requires booster shots to enter the emirate

Abu Dhabi requires booster shots to enter the emirate

Facing a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases fueled by the spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant, Abu Dhabi is requ ...