Tag: Covid19

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mild Covid-19 can still cause attention and memory problems, a British study shows

Mild Covid-19 can still cause attention and memory problems, a British study shows

People with mild Covid-19 who don't have any other traditional 'long-Covid' symptoms may still experience deterioration in attention and memory six ...
The welfare of Hong Kong children and the fifth wave of Covid-19 must be the focus rather than politics

The welfare of Hong Kong children and the fifth wave of Covid-19 must be the focus rather than politics

There has been a lot of talk in politics about the next CEO. This is of course quite natural, because there are less than three months until the e ...
Coronavirus: Rare spinal disease is a side effect of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine

Coronavirus: Rare spinal disease is a side effect of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine

A safety panel from the European Medicines Agency on Friday recommended adding a rare spinal infection called transverse myelitis as a side effect ...
Famous Covid-19 rule breakers: royals, leaders and reality TV stars

Famous Covid-19 rule breakers: royals, leaders and reality TV stars

It would be the first in a long line of Covid-related scandals that rocked Johnson and his government.British Minister of Health Matt Hancock re ...