New coronavirus infections in Germany triple the figures of a week ago | Coronavirus | DW

The German health authorities reported early this Sunday (01.09.2022) that 36,552 new SARS-CoV-2 infections were registered in the last 24 hours, which contrasts with the 12,515 detected a week ago, although the data from then were not considered completely realistic due to the lag of the Christmas break, with fewer exams and gaps in the … Read more

Bolivia suspends the obligatory nature of the anticovid card | The most important news and analysis in Latin America | DW

The obligation in Bolivia to carry a vaccine card against COVID-19 as of the beginning of this year triggered the demand for immunizers and collapsed health centers, for which the government decided to temporarily suspend the use of the document from this Thursday ( 06.01.2022). Health centers throughout the country showed, since the application for … Read more

Chinese mission Tianwen-1 sends new images from Mars | The World | DW

The National Space Administration of China (ANEC) published this Saturday (01.01.2022) four new images sent by the Tianwen-1 mission, the first in the Asian country to reach the surface of Mars, according to the local newspaper Diario del Pueblo. Two of the photos totally or partially show the mission’s orbiter, which aids in communications between … Read more

Third dose of AstraZeneca vaccine is effective against omicron | Europe | DW

The pharmaceutical laboratory AstraZeneca affirmed this Thursday, December 23, that a third dose of its vaccine against covid-19 “significantly” increases the level of antibodies against the omicron variant, citing a clinical study carried out by the University of Oxford. “The levels of antibodies that neutralize omicron after a third dose” of the AstraZeneca anticovid vaccine … Read more

European center warns that the vaccine does not stop omicron and calls for drastic measures | Europe up to date | DW

Vaccination alone is not enough to stop the impact of the omicron variant, but it is necessary to adopt “strong” measures to reduce its transmission and alleviate public health, the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) warned today . It is necessary to “protect the most vulnerable population” in the coming months and … Read more

Oxford: there could be a ″ very fast ″ vaccine | Coronavirus | DW

British scientist Andrew Pollard, who led the research on the Oxford / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Saturday (11/27/2021) that a new one could be created against the omicron variant, “very quickly.” Pollard, director of the Oxford Vaccine Group, considered that it is “highly unlikely” that this new variant will spread strongly among the already … Read more

European agency approves use of BioNTech vaccine in children from 5 to 11 years old | Coronavirus | DW

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) approved this Thursday (11/25/2021) the use in children between 5 and 11 years of age of the vaccine developed by the German pharmaceutical company BioNTech and distributed by Pfizer against the coronavirus, a decision that will help accelerate the fighting the virus at a time when the pandemic is raging … Read more

Most Germans will be vaccinated, cured or dead this winter, alert minister | Coronavirus | DW

“Probably, by the end of this winter, practically everyone in Germany, as has already been cynically said, will be vaccinated, cured or dead,” said the still German Minister of Health, Jens Spahn, at a press conference this Monday ( 11.22.2021). Spahn addressed the reinforcement campaign with vaccines based on mRNA technology and encouraged those who … Read more

Court suspends mandatory vaccination imposed by Biden on companies | The World | DW

A federal appeals court in the United States suspended this Saturday (11/06/2021) the obligation to vaccinate employees of companies of more than 100 people, established by President Joe Biden, while examining possible “serious constitutional problems.” The US president’s measure means that tens of millions of employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 before January 4, under pain … Read more

South Africa Rejects Russian Sputnik V Vaccine Out Of Fear Of Rising HIV Infections | The World | DW

South Africa rejected the Russian vaccine against covid-19 Sputnik V for fear that it could increase the risk of HIV infection among men, the national drug agency (Sahpra) announced this Monday (18.10.2021). South Africa is the African country most affected by the pandemic, with more than 2.9 million cases and 88,600 deaths, and it also … Read more