EU regulator backs new COVID shots for primary vaccination

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Sept 28, 2022. (YVES HERMAN / REUTERS) MOSCOW / LONDON / LOS ANGELES – The European Medicines Agency said on Tuesday its emergency task force has concluded that messenger RNA bivalent COVID-19 vaccines, targeting the original strain and the Omicron BA.4-5 subvariants, may […]

WHO stresses vaccines as flu season ramps up, COVID lurks

An elderly man sits at the "Viktualienmarkt" daily food market, during the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Munich, Germany, March 18, 2020. (ANDREAS GEBERT / REUTERS) COPENHAGEN – Vaccination continues to be one of the most effective tools in combating both influenza and COVID-19, and the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe […]

Uganda urges vigilance as Ebola cases in capital city rise to 5

This colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) obtained March 24, 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion. (HANDOUT / CDC / CYNTHIA GOLDSMITH / AFP) KAMPALA – Uganda's Ministry of Health on Sunday urged the public to remain vigilant as […]