Tag archive for ‘Covid19’
By On Saturday, June 18th, 2022

CDC votes to recommend COVID-19 vaccines for kids in U.S. as young as 6 months

A panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday voted to recommend COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six months, More...

By On Friday, June 17th, 2022

FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 5 in the U.S.

On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized coronavirus vaccines for children under five years of age. Canadian children under five cannot yet be More...

By On Thursday, June 16th, 2022

FDA advisers vote to authorize 2 COVID-19 vaccines for kids 5 and under in U.S.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s outside vaccine advisers have voted unanimously in favour of authorizing both Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 More...

By On Monday, June 13th, 2022

Beijing races to test millions following COVID-19 outbreak linked to bar

Authorities in China’s capital Beijing raced on Monday to contain a COVID-19 outbreak traced to a 24-hour bar known for cheap liquor and big crowds, with More...

By On Tuesday, May 31st, 2022

Shanghai to start lifting 2-month COVID-19 lockdown Wednesday

Shanghai authorities say they will take some major steps Wednesday toward reopening China’s largest city after a two-month COVID-19 lockdown. CBC | World More...

By On Sunday, May 29th, 2022

North Korea moves to soften COVID-19 restrictions amid doubts over case counts

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other top officials discussed revising stringent anti-epidemic restrictions during a meeting Sunday, state media reported, as More...

By On Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is ‘most certainly not over,’ WHO’s health chief says

The UN health agency’s director general told officials gathered in Geneva for the opening of the WHO’s annual meeting that “declining testing More...

By On Saturday, May 21st, 2022

Shanghai detects new COVID-19 cases outside quarantined areas

Shanghai announced its first new COVID-19 cases outside quarantined areas in five days on Friday and imposed stricter curbs in two districts, but did not signal More...

By On Thursday, May 19th, 2022

North Korea’s suspected COVID-19 caseload nears 2-million mark

North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more cases of people with suspected symptoms of COVID-19 as its pandemic caseload neared two million — a week after the More...

By On Monday, May 16th, 2022

North Korea tally surpasses 1 million sick amid COVID-19 surge

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un criticized officials over slow medicine deliveries and mobilized the military to respond to a surge in suspected COVID-19 infections, More...