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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Infectious Diseases

    China Says It Has Fully Vaccinated Over One Billion People Against COVID-19

    China’s National Health Commission announced on Thursday that it has fully vaccinated over one billion people against COVID-19. The Commission announced that nearly 2.16 billion...

    IAC Advises Senior Citizens to Avoid Social Interactions Amid COVID-19 Surge

    The Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) advised senior citizens in Singapore to avoid social interactions for the next two weeks amid a surge in...

    UK Medicines Regulator Approves Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines as Booster Shots

    The United Kingdom medicines regulator approved on Sept. 9 the use of COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and AstraZeneca as booster shots. "I am pleased...

    Scotland to Launch COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates on Oct. 1

    Scotland will launch the COVID-19 vaccine certificate scheme on Oct. 1 after the Scottish Parliament approved it on Sept. 9. The Scottish Parliament voted 68...

    Scotland Proposes COVID-19 Vaccine Certificates for High Risk Venues

    Scotland is proposing COVID-19 vaccine certificates to enter certain events and higher risk venues in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus...

    Philippines Reports New Record-High 22,366 COVID-19 Cases in a Day

    The Philippines reported 22,366 new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 30, setting a new record for the highest daily cases in the country since the...

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