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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tests positive for COVID-19

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, according to a press release from his office. Edwards says that he does not currently have...

Novavax' Nuvaxovid™ COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Emergency Use Authorization in Taiwan for Use in Individuals Aged 18 and Over

The EUA in Taiwan allows Novavax to begin fulfilling its commitment to the COVAX Facility GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedi...

Austria scraps COVID vaccine mandate, says it split society

BERLIN (AP) — Austria's health minister announced Thursday that the country is scrapping a dormant coronavirus vaccine mandate, saying the measure risked polarizing society and could even lead to fewe...

Taiwan ex-VP suggests border opening in July, August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should consider reopening its borders to foreign visitors in July or August, former Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Thursday (June 23). The epidemiologi...

Some Omicron sub-variants escaping antibodies from Sinopharm shot - Chinese study

BEIJING, June 21 (Reuters) - A small Chinese study detailed in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal showed neutralising antibodies against some Omicron sub-variants were largely undetectable after t...

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper tests positive for COVID-19

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 but is continuing to work from home while experiencing mild symptoms. Cooper...

Bitcoin-boosting Salvadoran leader asks for patience

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s Bitcoin-boosting president has asked people to be patient after the price of the cryptocurrency fell below $20,000 — less than half the price the governm...

Novavax cleared for use by Taiwan FDA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Novavax COVID-19 vaccine was given emergency use authorization (EUA) by the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday (June 17). This means the protein-based ...

Morikawa, Rahm, McIlroy bring buzz to Brookline in US Open

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — For every Collin Morikawa and his back-to-back years winning a major is a Joel Dahmen, who only four years ago would have thrilled to even play in one. Jon Ra...

European Union executive: Make Ukraine a member candidate

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm on Friday recommended making Ukraine a candidate for EU membership, a morale booster and a first step on what is expected to be a long road for the w...

Germany's health minister urges voluntary use of face masks

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's health minister urged residents and visitors to wear face masks indoors to protect themselves and others from the coronavirus, but he acknowledged that current data doesn't jus...

Mississippi school booster club raffles guns as fundraiser

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A booster group for a high school on Mississippi's Gulf Coast is raising money for a band trip with what a school safety group calls a “highly inappropriate” raffle of guns and ...

Fauci tests positive for virus, has mild COVID-19 symptoms

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the face of America's pandemic response through two White House administrations, has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 81-year-old Fauci, who is fully vaccinated and h...

Bitcoin-boosting Salvadoran leader may have second thoughts

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s Bitcoin-boosting president may be having second thoughts about the crypto-currency, whose value has tanked in recent weeks. According ...

FDA advisers endorse 1st COVID-19 shots for kids under 5

The first COVID-19 shots for U.S. infants, toddlers and preschoolers moved a step closer Wednesday. The Food and Drug Administration's vaccine advisers gave a thumbs-up to vaccines f...