Vaccine restraint in Eastern Europe brings high COVID costs

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Truck driver Andriy Melnik has never taken the coronavirus seriously. With a friend, he bought a fake vaccination certificate so that his travel documents would be in order if he was carrying cargo to other parts of Europe. His opinion changed after the friend contracted COVID-19 and ended up on a … Read more

Mongolian coal truck drivers isolated and unpaid at Chinese border due to strict Covid-19 measures – South China Morning Post

Mongolian coal truck drivers isolated and unpaid at Chinese border due to strict Covid-19 measuresSouth China Morning Mail Countries reopen borders. But China is not ready to live with the coronavirus.The Washington Post COVID-19 outbreak in women’s prison, DOC data showsKELOLAND News Covid rule breakers in Beijing targeting virus spreadBloomberg See full coverage on Google … Read more

Merck shares formula for antiviral Covid pill

IE 11 is not supported. Please visit our site in a different browser for an optimal experience. Rachel Maddow shares the encouraging news that US company Merck has agreed to have its low-cost Covid treatment pill, which is expected to be approved soon, manufactured by other companies around the world, including in developing countries where … Read more

Australia relaxes travel advice for COVID-19 ahead of border reopening

Patrons dine at a harborside bar in the wake of easing regulations for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), following an extended lockdown to contain an outbreak, in Sydney, Australia, Oct. 22, 2021. REUTERS/ Jaimi Joy SYDNEY, Oct. 28 (Reuters) – Australia on Thursday eased COVID-related travel advice for several countries, including the United States, Britain and … Read more

UK, Canada lead west in weaning economies by supporting Covid-19 pandemic

LONDON – The UK has rolled back government stimulus measures to the burgeoning UK economy, one of the first major Western economies to move away from emergency policies put in place to deal with the coronavirus pandemic as inflation concerns mount . Treasury chief Rishi Sunak enacted new tax and spending policies that, along with … Read more

Measles: Zero cases in Australia this year due to covid-19 border closure

Many countries have seen a sharp drop in measles cases due to covid-19 checks, but the pandemic has also interrupted immunization programs Health October 27, 2021 Through Alice Klein Sydney Airport in Australia looks abandoned due to closed borders and travel restrictions Robert Wallace/Wallace Media Network/Alamy Not a single case of measles has been recorded … Read more

Next year, some immunocompromised people could get 4th Covid shot, CDC says

Some U.S. adults with weakened immune systems who have received a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccine approved specifically for them will be eligible for a fourth shot as a booster next year, according to updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “In such situations, people who are moderately … Read more

Why China Is The World’s Last ‘Zero Covid’ Outage

The journey began in Shanghai, where the couple, both former professors, joined a tour group of other retirees. They traveled through Gansu province and Inner Mongolia, staying in a bed-and-breakfast and eating at the same lamb chop restaurant three times. They flew south to Xi’an and fell into a 1,300-year-old temple. Their fellow tour group … Read more