Alexa

Coronavirus: German vaccine shortage 'over soon'

Germany's sluggish vaccine roll out will speed up significantly in April, the head of the country's Standing Committee on Vaccination (Stiko) said on Saturday. Thomas Mertens told the Augsbur...

Taiwan research team develops rapid COVID-19 antibody test kit

A research team at National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in northern Taiwan announced Thursday (Feb. 18) that it has developed a rapid test that can identify how well protected a vaccinated person is a...

Which COVID-19 tests are required for international travel?

Which COVID-19 tests are required for international travel? It depends on where you're going. In an effort to limit the spread of new coronavirus variants, many cou...

Calls grow for US to rely on rapid tests to fight pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — When a Halloween party sparked a COVID-19 outbreak at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, school officials conducted rapid screening on more than 1,000 studen...

NHL revises virus protocols with 40 players on COVID-19 list

The NHL has followed the NBA in revising its virus protocols early in the season as a response to COVID-19 problems cropping up around the league. Glass panels have been removed from...

The Latest: NHL adjusting COVID protocols

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL has a series of pandemic protocol adjustments in response to more play...

Jacobson Pharma’s Proposed Spin-off and Separate Listing of JBM (Healthcare) Limited on The Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

Declaration of Conditional Special Interim Dividend HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 15 January 2021 - Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited ("Jacobson Pharma" or the "Company"; Stock Code: 2633), a lea...

Travel restrictions set, tweaked amid new virus variants

Countries around the world have been introducing new restrictions, and tweaking existing ones, on travel from Britain and elsewhere amid concerns about new coronavirus variants. The ...

Winter travel raises more fears of viral spread

Tens of millions of people are expected to travel to family gatherings or winter vacations over Christmas, despite pleas by public health experts who fear the result could be another surge in cases li...

Taiwan donates 5,000 COVID-19 rapid test kits to Czech Republic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese manufacturer Excelsior Bio-System, Inc. (EBS) on Tuesday (Dec. 8) donated 5,000 coronavirus antibody rapid test kits to the Czech Republic under the witness of C...

Rapid coronavirus tests in Taiwan available for NT$7,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an effort to ease access to coronavirus testing, Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Dec. 2) announced that it has begun to list testing l...

Greece: Critics warn virus test price caps may slash testing

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s largest medical association on Monday criticized a decision by the country’s center-right government to impose price caps on coronavirus tests at priv...

Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct ...

Source: Pa. lawmaker gets a positive test at Trump meeting

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state senator abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Donald Trump after being informed he had tested positive for the coronavirus, a person with direct ...

Rome airport poised to try 'COVID tested" flights from US

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities will soon approve an experiment with “COVID tested” flights from three U.S. airports with the aim of eliminating the required 14-day quarantine for passengers arriving ...