Tag archive for ‘Covid19’
By On Tuesday, January 24th, 2023

U.S. health officials want to make COVID-19 vaccinations more like the annual flu shot

The Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed a simplified approach for future vaccination efforts, allowing most adults and children to get a once-a-year More...

By On Sunday, January 15th, 2023

China reports nearly 60,000 people with COVID-19 died since early December

China on Saturday reported nearly 60,000 deaths in people who had COVID-19 since early December, offering hard numbers for an unprecedented surge that was apparent More...

By On Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

COVID-19 data from China underrepresents surge of cases and deaths, WHO says

The World Health Organization is “concerned” about the surge in COVID-19 infections in China, director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday, More...

By On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

Beijing condemns newly reimposed COVID-19 travel requirements for Chinese travellers

China’s foreign ministry labelled travel entry curbs imposed by countries including Canada as “simply unreasonable,” saying they “lacked More...

By On Thursday, December 29th, 2022

Lack of information on China’s COVID-19 surge stirs global concern

Six countries, including Italy and the U.S., have announced testing requirements for passengers from China, as the country continues to be accused of not being More...

By On Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

U.S. to require negative COVID-19 test for travellers from China — but Canada not changing policy yet

The U.S. announced new COVID-19 testing requirements Wednesday for all travellers from China, joining other nations that have imposed restrictions because of a More...

By On Tuesday, December 27th, 2022

China to scrap quarantine for inbound travellers as COVID-19 rules ease further

Chinese people, cut off from the rest of the world for three years by COVID-19 curbs, flocked to travel sites on Tuesday ahead of borders reopening, even as rising More...

By On Monday, December 26th, 2022

Some hospitals in China overwhelmed in national COVID-19 wave

As China grapples with its first national COVID-19 wave, emergency wards in small cities and towns southwest of Beijing are overwhelmed, while emergency rooms are More...

By On Sunday, December 18th, 2022

China battles 1st wave of COVID-19 surge as wider spread looms

Streets in major Chinese cities were eerily quiet on Sunday as people stayed home to protect themselves from a surge in COVID-19 cases that has hit urban centres More...

By On Saturday, December 17th, 2022

COVID-19 cases surge in Beijing after China eases virus rules

China is seeing a surge of COVID-19 cases as the government last week dramatically eased some of the world’s strictest containment measures. On Wednesday, More...