Biden Administration Works on Unified Vaccine Passport, Critics Call It 'Un-American'
The Biden administration and private companies are reportedly working on a "vaccine passport" that will allow Americans to resume pre-pandemic activities like travel and shopping.
Russian President Putin Experiences Minor Side Effects After COVID-19 Vaccine Shot
Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that he had experienced minor side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine after being administered the initial shot. He reportedly woke up the next morning after the vaccination, and it appeared to him he felt a slight pain in the muscles.
68-Year-Old Kansas Woman Dies Allegedly Due To COVID-19 Vaccine
A 68-year-old Kansas woman died one day after her body reacted to a COVID-19 vaccine, according to family members.
Vaccine Protection Stronger Among Those Previously Infected by COVID-19, Study Reveals
Vaccines work better in people who already had COVID-19 as it protects against the South African and Brazilian variants more effectively.
FDA Recalls Hand Sanitizers Containing Bacteria, Cancer-Causing Chemicals
The FDA recalled various hand sanitizers made amid the COVID-19 pandemic as they contain bacteria and cancer-causing chemicals.
New Zealand Approves Automatic Paid Leave After Miscarriage
New Zealand's parliament deliberated unanimously on Wednesday to enable mothers and their partners three days of paid bereavement leave following a miscarriage. While employers in the nation were already required to offer paid leave in the event of pregnancy loss, there was some uncertainty surrounding the eligibility.
Pfizer Launches First-Ever COVID-19 Pill, Prevents Virus Mutation Inside the Human Cells
Pfizer Inc has started early-stage human trials of a new oral drug that could be administered to patients as soon as they show symptoms of COVID-19 infection.
People Who Had Common Cold Could be Protected Against COVID-19 Study Suggests
Scientists say that people who have recently recovered from a common cold could be safe from COVID-19.
COVID-19 Third Wave Threatens Europe, More Likely To Cancel Summer Holidays
A possible COVID-19 third wave threatens Europe and will likely cancel the summer holidays, according to government scientists.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Receive AstraZeneca Vaccine Shot
As the United Kingdom seeks to reassure the public that the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford is effective and safe, the country’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to receive his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Friday.
AstraZeneca Vaccine Declared ‘Safe’ by EU Agency After Countries Halt Use
The AstraZeneca CCP virus vaccine has been announced as “safe and effective” by the European Union’s drug regulator on March 18. This move follows reports of fears of blood clots or death after being administered the shot.
Joe Biden Eyes Mid-May to Start Relaxing COVID-19 Travel Restrictions, Sources Claim
Biden administration hopes to lift COVID-19 travel restrictions on the Mexico-Canada border by mid-May and relax existing flight bans.
Four-Week Paris Lockdown to Commence Following Sudden Surge in COVID-19 Cases
After a faltering vaccine rollout and the rise in the spread of the highly contagious variants of coronavirus, the French government has imposed another month-long Paris lockdown along with portions in the north of the country.
Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines Effective Against Brazilian Variant, Weaker to South African Variant
The COVID-19 vaccines are more effective against the Brazilian variant, while they appear nine times weaker against the South African variant, a study suggests.
Florida Baby, First to Be Born with COVID-19 Antibodies
After a woman in south Florida had received one dose of coronavirus vaccine while pregnant, the maternal vaccination resulted in the world’s first baby with COVID-19 antibodies based on the claims of two pediatricians.