North Korea on Sunday reported 15 additional deaths from “fever”, days after officially confirming its first-ever COVID-19 cases and ordering nationwide lockdowns.
Philippine election rivals traded allegations of dirty tricks and vote-rigging Friday, in the final stretch of an acerbic campaign that is tipped to bring the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos to power.
The Covid-19 pandemic killed 13.3 to 16.6 million people in 2020 and 2021, the WHO estimated Thursday — up to triple the number of deaths attributed directly to the disease.
Pfizer executives said Tuesday they are confident of strong demand for the company’s Covid-19 antiviral treatment amid easing pandemic rules as the big drugmaker reported another round of strong earnings.
While many people living in urban areas across the Philippines have been inoculated against COVID-19, there remains a significant number of those living in the hinterland of Mindanao who are yet to be vaccinated.
More than two-thirds of Africans may have contracted Covid-19 over the past two years, around 97 times more than reported infections, a World Health Organization report suggested on Thursday.
People with the “hybrid immunity” of having been both fully vaccinated and previously infected with Covid-19 have the strongest protection against the virus, two new studies said on Friday.
The United States Tuesday authorized a fourth dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna Covid-19 vaccines for people 50 and older, as authorities warn of a possible new wave driven by the BA.2 variant.
Misamis Oriental Representative Juliette Uy and her entire Team Unity ticket on Sunday, March 27, declared their support for the presidential bid of Vice President Leni Robredo, saying that it was a move based on a “principled choice.”
China reported 3,393 new Covid-19 cases Sunday, the National Health Commission said, more than double the previous day, as the country faces its gravest virus outbreak in two years.