Without herd immunity, the virus could linger for decades in some form, possibly forcing the world’s most powerful nations to adjust their diverging strategies on opening up.
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The tiny city-state that relies on being globally connected is eyeing the resumption of some international travel by September.
As richer nations open up, the worst health crisis in a generation continues to sweep the developing world, shuttering economies and dashing livelihoods.
The initially controversial strategy has now been vindicated by scientific studies, allowing supplies to be more widely distributed and boosting their protective power.
Some fear territories that prioritized safety early in the pandemic may be left behind by rivals with higher caseloads that have boosted vaccine uptake.
The coronavirus wave that plunged India into the world’s biggest health crisis has the potential to worsen.
The debate has been complicated by Modi’s move last year to impose a nationwide lockdown without warning, spurring a humanitarian crisis as migrant workers fled on foot to rural areas.
The moves may delay protection for the region amid concerns that the shot could trigger a rare and potentially deadly blood clotting condition.
While those involved in the games will be somewhat isolated from the Japanese public, Tokyo has ruled out using two core tenets of containment: quarantines and vaccinations.
ICU beds and ventilators shouldn't be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Health-care workers should get priority. Patients with a better chance of recovery should get access to limited life-saving equipment, over those who are more sick. These and other guidelines were released Monday by ...