Authorities at London's Gatwick Airport, the second-busiest in the British capital, have announced a cap on the number of flights this week due to understaffed air traffic control operations amid an outbreak of Covid-19. A daily 800-flight limit affecting both departures and arrivals has been imposed until Sunday.Add your comment!
Indian health authorities are taking additional precautions to prevent the spread of the highly lethal Nipah virus after a sixth person was confirmed to be infected with it in the State of Kerala, where on-site activity at all educational facilities has been banned.
Indian authorities have closed schools and offices in the southern State of Kerala in a move to stop the spread of the Nipah virus, which has already caused two deaths. At least seven villages in the Kozhikode district were declared as containment zones, Kerala Health Minister Veena George also explained.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the latest versions of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna which target newer variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, it was announced Monday. However, this time around, the US federal government is not covering the costs of the shots. The full price is expected to range between US$ 110 and US$ 130 per dose, it was reported.
The COVID-19 pandemic is officially over and the World Health Organization has declared it finished. Other news items have long superseded the coronavirus in the headlines. But in several European mainland countries, there is concern since the number of recorded infections has been rising in recent weeks
World Health Organization Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Wednesday warned of a rise in deaths and admissions to intensive care units (ICU) of patients with Covid-19 and insisted the malady was here to stay. Hence, more tools were needed to fight it.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said in its latest weekly report on Covid-19 that nearly 1.5 million new cases of the malady and over 2,000 deaths had been confirmed globally. The WHO also issued an alert over the appearance of a new strain in several countries.
Almost two years after the documentary “Greg Mortimer: In Search of a Land of Solidarity” (Greg Mortimer: En busca de una tierra solidaria in Spanish) was premiered in cinemas, the former Health Minister of Uruguay, Daniel Salinas, shared some new pictures from the time when the country helped people on a cruise ship stuck due to COVID-19. He posted these pictures on his X account (which used to be called Twitter).
Argentine health authorities have confirmed the detection in the South American country of the new Eris subvariant of the Covid-19 virus. The cases were confirmed in Cordoba and in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, it was reported. EG.5, a sublineage of the rapidly spreading Omicron variant, has already been found in the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, and Colombia.
According to a study released Friday, the number of Brazilian children aged between 6 months and 5 years old who have taken at least two doses of Covid-19 vaccine has gone down, Agencia Brasil reported.