Tag Archives: Countries

Coronavirus vaccines: Why are some countries recommending single dose for teens, young adults?

Concerns of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart, after a second COVID vaccine dose in teens and young adults has sparked several countries to turn to a single-dose vaccination tactic for that age group instead of the double dosage, according to multiple media outlets.   Officials in several countries, including England, Norway and Hong Kong, have recommended administering a single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech… Read More »

FDA says Moderna vaccine’s benefits outweigh risks after Nordic countries limit use

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reiterated its stance that the benefits of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine outweigh its risks on Friday after several Nordic countries began restricting its use for certain age groups due to concerns about a rare heart-related side effect. The FDA responded after health officials in Finland said Thursday that males under… Read More »

Delta Covid variant first found in India spreads to 62 countries, hot spots form in Asia and Africa, WHO says

A health worker tends to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient supported by a mechanical ventilator and undergoing dialysis at the COVID-19 emergency room of the government hospital National Kidney and Transplant Institute in Quezon City, which has declared overcapacity amid rising numbers of COVID-19 infections in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 26, 2021. Eloisa… Read More »

More EU countries to be added to Ireland’s mandatory quarantine list

Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has indicated that passengers flying into Ireland from France, Italy and Germany would have to adhere to mandatory hotel quarantine, as countries added to list. More EU countries are to be added to the list of countries that require mandatory hotel quarantine, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has confirmed. Minister… Read More »

How many countries are affected by malaria

The effects of malaria are usually more severe in pregnant women, babies, young children and the elderly. The World Malaria Report 2012 summarizes data received from 104 malaria-endemic countries and territories for 2011. Antimalarial medication is used to both treat and prevent malaria. Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, United How many countries are affected by… Read More »