Published: June 15, 2021
LONDON - June 21 was supposed to mark Englands "freedom day," when the countrys remaining coronavirus restrictions would end, but the government has opted to keep them in place at least through July 19 due to concern over rising cases and a fast-spreading variant.
Published: January 29, 2021
WASHINGTON - A coronavirus vaccine made by Maryland biotech company Novavax proved effective at stopping infections in global hot spots where concerning variants are dominant, the company announced Thursday. But warning signs lurked amid those findings: The protective effect of the vaccine was substantially muted in South Africa, where a worrisome virus variant is in wide circulation.
Published: January 22, 2021
European leaders, struggling with a slow vaccination effort and fearful that highly contagious coronavirus variants could rapidly overwhelm their medical systems, moved Thursday to begin reimposing border restrictions and to speed the distribution of vaccines - even those not yet been approved for use.