Advisers to the CDC voted 10-4 to resume the shot’s emergency use authorization in the U.S. for everyone 18 and older. The panel said Friday that the vaccine’s benefits outweigh that serious but small risk — especially against a virus that’s still infecting tens of thousands of Americans every day.
The number of people who have died worldwide in the Covid-19 pandemic has surpassed three million, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Debra Hunter is accused of coughing on a customer in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
New Delhi residents will no longer be allowed on the streets past 10 p.m. India recorded more infections in the past week than any other country in the world.
The 199,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were shipped from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, by an A350-900 aircraft operated by Taiwan's China Airlines.
Pfizer and BioNTech said on Thursday their vaccine is around 91% effective at preventing COVID-19, citing updated trial data that included participants inoculated for up to six months.
Ruling that face masks must be worn on beaches comes amid fears of fourth Covid wave
The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) says further investigation is needed to conclusively rule out a theory that Covid-19 emerged from a laboratory in China.
UK and US criticise WHO's Covid report and accuse China of withholding data.