Coronavirus mutation no reason to panic: virologist

The new variant of COVID-19 found in the UK may spread quickly, but that doesn’t mean it’s more dangerous. The newly developed vaccines will still work, though they may need further adjustments down the line. Following alarming reports of a Read More …

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 75 million

Global coronavirus infections surpassed the 75 million mark on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, as several nations around the world begin vaccinating against the virus. Britain this month became the first Western country to start immunizing with the COVID-19 Read More …

COVID-19: US approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, with first jab ‘to be given in less than 24 hours’

The US government advisory panel has authorised the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, marking a turning point in America where the pandemic has killed more than 295,000 people. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the vaccine for emergency use Read More …

India: Mystery illness kills one and leaves 200 in hospital in Andhra Pradesh

At least one person has died and 200 others are in hospital in India due to a mystery illness. The first cases were detected on Saturday evening in the ancient city of Eluru, in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Patients Read More …

Covid-19: Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine approved for use next week in UK

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for mass vaccination. Britain’s medicines regulator, the MHRA, says the jab, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is Read More …

Covid could have been in US as early as December 2019

Covid could have been in the US as early as December 2019, according to a new government study. Experts say that means the coronavirus was present in the country weeks earlier than scientists and health officials had previously thought. Scientists Read More …