The US Government announced Monday that the Covid-19 emergency is to be extended until May. The decision came after a World Health Organization (WHO) panel issued a recommendation not to change the current sanitary status given that SARS-CoV- 2 remains a “permanently established pathogen” in humans and animals.Add your comment!
An Emergency Committee of the World Health Organization convening Friday might decide to declare the end of the public health emergency stemming from Covid-19. The committee's decision is to be announced on Jan. 30.Add your comment!
Given the fast spread of the newest Omicron variant of Covid 19, countries should require air passengers to wear masks on long-haul flights, the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially requested.
The Government of Gibraltar as advised by Public Health Gibraltar can confirm that the Kraken variant of COVID-19 has been detected from samples taken last week.
Sanitary workers in the newly-created county of Fracrán in the Argentine province of Misiones have undertaken a house-by-house campaign to persuade people to get vaccinated against yellow fever, Covid-19, and measles, while residents were advised to up their precautions due to the increasing number of cases in neighboring Paraguay, where the first death due to chikungunya has been reported.
The World Health Organization Friday shortened to 10 the number of days that a patient testing positive for Covid-19 should remain in isolation. Before Friday, WHO suggested people with symptoms stayed 13 days in isolation while 10 days was only for asymptomatic cases.
Argentine health authorities Tuesday warned of an increase in the number of cases of Covid-19 and insisted there was very high circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, due to which people were advised to update their vaccination scheme since immunity lasts about 4 months.
Uruguayan health authorities Monday announced the country had detected over 8,900 cases of Covid-19 last week for a total of 1,020,161 confirmed infections since the onset of the pandemic.
Brazil's Federal Police (PF) has found evidence proving that President Jair Bolsonaro might have committed the crime of spreading false information about the Covid-19 pandemic when he linked the use of vaccines to the development of the AIDS virus
Argentina's Health Ministry Carla Vizzotti insisted that people needed to get an additional shot of Covid-19 vaccine if the last application was over 120 days ago, regardless of the number of doses taken previously, and announced the country would have bivalent vaccines available in the first quarter of 2023.