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Quarter of S.Koreans get at least one vaccine dose ahead of schedule

FILE PHOTO: A health worker gets a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a COVID-19 vaccination center in Seoul, South Korea, March 10, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo/File PhotoSEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has inoculated 25% of its population with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine two weeks ahead of schedule, authorities

EU wants faster vaccine production in "age of pandemics"

FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen sticks an EU flag label during a visit at the factory of U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer in Puurs, Belgium April 23, 2021. John Thys /Pool via REUTERS/File PhotoBRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union plans to boost its early warning system and have a permanent capacity to

Living With Crohn\u2019s Inspired Me To Change My Life

Not everyone would refer to a chronic inflammatory bowel disease with no cure as a blessing, but not everyone is a warrior like Natalie Hayden. A former TV news anchor, Hayden first noticed symptoms in 2005. As a then-college senior, she chalked up abdominal pain to too many late-night tacos. But her pain, weight loss,

Long covid symptoms: Delta variant linked to new emerging diabetes

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EXPLAINER: How will insurers cover a new Alzheimer's drug?

Federal regulators have approved the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, leaving patients waiting to see how insurers will handle the pricey new treatment. Health care experts expect broad coverage of the drug, which was approved Monday. But what that means for patients will vary widely depending on their insurance plan.

Vietnam approves China's Sinopharm vaccine for use against COVID-19 -media

FILE PHOTO: A nurse holds a box of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine made by the Beijing Institute of Biological Products, a unit of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group (CNBG), at a vaccination center during a government-organized visit, in Beijing, China, April 15, 2021. REUTERS/Thomas PeterHANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has approved China’s Sinopharm vaccine

Malaysia imposes near-total lockdown after virus cases soar

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia’s prime minister announced on Friday a near-total coronavirus lockdown in the country, with social and economic activities to be halted for two weeks to contain a worsening outbreak. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said the decision to implement the lockdown starting June 1 came after new infections breached 8,000 on Friday

Covid vaccine appointment: How to find your NHS number

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WHO expert say new research mission to China would be helpful

FILE PHOTO: Marion Koopmans, a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), speaks at the WHO-China joint study news conference at a hotel in Wuhan, Hubei province, China February 9, 2021. REUTERS/Aly SongAMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A leading scientist on the WHO’s COVID-19 mission to