Germans pin hopes on Novavax moving the needle among anti-vaxxers

BERLIN, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Benedikt Richter, a 40-year-old teacher in the southwest German city of Kaiserslautern, long held out against getting vaccinated against COVID-19. He felt uneasy about the novelty of the mRNA technology used in two of the most commonly administered shots. It did not help that his sister-in-law was hospitalized with heart … Read more

S.Korea turns to self-treatment as Omicron fuels COVID surge

A boy wearing a mask to prevent contracting the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) walks on a zebra crossing in Seoul, South Korea, January 25, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SEOUL, Feb 10 (Reuters) – South Korea said on Thursday patients with mild coronavirus symptoms will have to treat themselves, … Read more

US plans to roll out COVID-19 shots for children under 5 years in February

A syringe is filled with a dose of Pfizer’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a pop-up community vaccination center at the Gateway World Christian Center in Valley Stream, New York, US, February 23, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Feb 9 (Reuters) – The US government is planning to … Read more