Romania Tightens Pandemic Measures Amid COVID – 19 Surge

BUCHAREST, Romania – Tighter pandemic measures came into force in Romania on Saturday as authorities hoped to quell sharply rising coronavirus cases amid concerns that the next virus wave could overstretch the country’s health care system. In mid – December, Romania was reporting fewer than a thousand COVID – 19 infections a day, but over … More Romania Tightens Pandemic Measures Amid COVID – 19 Surge

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Saudi Arabia To Allow Sports Fans To Attend Full – Capacity Events

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia’s sports fans will be allowed to attend full – capacity events at all stadiums and other sports facilities starting on Sunday, the country’s ministry of sports announced in a statement on Saturday. Stadiums and other sports facilities will limit entry to fans who have received two doses of a COVID … More Saudi Arabia To Allow Sports Fans To Attend Full – Capacity Events

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID – 19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After 6 Months, Study Shows

PARIS, France – The effectiveness of the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE vaccine in preventing infection by the coronavirus dropped to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to data published on Monday that U.S. health agencies considered when deciding on the need for booster shots. The data, which was published in the Lancet … More Pfizer/BioNTech COVID – 19 Vaccine Effectiveness Drops After 6 Months, Study Shows