Explainer: What To Know About COVID Vaccines For Young Children

PARIS, France – The United States has begun rolling out COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six months after receiving the go – ahead from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. The following are some details about the two messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines from Moderna Inc and … More Explainer: What To Know About COVID Vaccines For Young Children

Norway’s King Test Positive For COVID, Has Mild Symptoms

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Norway’s 85 – year – old King Herald V tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday and has mild symptoms, royal officials said. Harald will take a break from his duties for a few days and that his sone and heir to the throne, Crown Prince Haakon, would take them over for … More Norway’s King Test Positive For COVID, Has Mild Symptoms

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Catches COVID -Palace

LONDON – Queen Elizabeth, 95, has tested positive for COVID and is experiencing mild symptoms but expect to continue high duties this week, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday. ‘The queen has today tested positive for COVID’ the Palace said. ‘Her Majesty is experiencing mild cold like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor … More Britain’s Queen Elizabeth Catches COVID -Palace

Severe, Critical COVID-19 Cases More Likely In Vitamina D – Deficient People: Study

PARIS – People who have a vitamin D deficiency are more likely to have a severe or fatal case of COVID-19, researchers said. In a retrospective study published in the journal PLOS ONE, scientists from Galilee Medical Center and Bar Ilan University in Israel examined the records of more than 1,176 patients admitted between April … More Severe, Critical COVID-19 Cases More Likely In Vitamina D – Deficient People: Study

Britain To Set Out Plans To Scrap COVID Self – Isolation Laws

LONDON – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson intends to set out plans next week to remove self – isolation requirements for people infected with COVID-19, his office said on Saturday. Britain would become the first major European country to allow people who know they are infected with COVID-19 to freely use shops, public transport and … More Britain To Set Out Plans To Scrap COVID Self – Isolation Laws

Swiss Government Lifts Nearly All COVID-19 Restrictions

ZURICH – Switzerland will lift almost all its coronavirus pandemic restrictions from midnight, the government said on Wednesday, as fears waned that a spike in infections fuelled by Omicron variant would overwhelm the health care system. The government said only the requirement to wear masks on public transport and while visiting healthcare facilities would remain … More Swiss Government Lifts Nearly All COVID-19 Restrictions

Sweden Recommends Fourth COVID-19 Jab For The Elderly

Sweden’s Health Agency recommended on Monday that people aged 80 or above should receive a second booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine, the fourth jab in total, to ward off waning immunity amid the rampant spread of the Omicron variant. The recommendation also covered all people living in nursing homes or who receive assisted living services … More Sweden Recommends Fourth COVID-19 Jab For The Elderly

UK’s Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID – 19 For A Second Time

LONDON – Prince Charles has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Thursday, the second time that the heir to the British throne has contracted the disease. Charles, 73, has been due to attend an event in southwestern English town of Winchester to mark the 70th anniversary of the accession of his mother Queen … More UK’s Prince Charles Tests Positive For COVID – 19 For A Second Time

Hungary Reports Jump In New COVID Cases To Record 20,174 On Wednesday

PARIS, France – Hungary’s daily tally of new COVID-19 infections jumped to a record 20,174 on Wednesday, but the number of patients treated in hospitals had remained at a relatively low level. Hungary, a country of 10 million, 41,987 people have died of COVID-19. There are 3,145 coronavirus patients in hospital now, including 164 on … More Hungary Reports Jump In New COVID Cases To Record 20,174 On Wednesday

Czech Republic Reports Record Daily Tally Of 39,614 New COVID Cases

PARIS, France – The Czech Republic, battling the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, has recorded 39,614 new COVID-19 infections for its highest daily tally since the pandemic began, health ministry data showed on Wednesday. Tuesday’s figure is the week’s second daily record, after 30,367 infections found on Monday in the country of 10.7 … More Czech Republic Reports Record Daily Tally Of 39,614 New COVID Cases