Brazilian health regulator Anvisa said on Tuesday morning that China’s health authorities are not being transparent in their authorization of COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use.
A visiting Santa actor was believed to be the cause of 75 cases linked to the Hemelrijck aged-care home in the Belgian town of Mol.
South Korea is now struggling with the third wave of Covid-19 cases and is now considering stricter regulations in efforts to stem the spread of the virus.
The Netherlands announces strict lockdown, with the closure of all nonessential places for at least five weeks in an attempt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
The first known COVID-19 case has been identified in a wild animal, leading to calls for widespread monitoring of wildlife.
London, along with several other areas in the southeast of England, will enter Tier 3 restrictions on Dec. 16 to curb the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced on Dec. 14.
Germany is heading towards a hard national lockdown over the Christmas period as the daily figures of COVID-19 infections and deaths reached new record levels last Friday, overwhelming the medical system of the European nation.
U.K. Health Secretary Hancock announced on Monday that a new variant of COVID-19 has been identified in England which might be responsible for the rapid spread of infections in the southeast region of the British country.
The bird flu in Japan has spread to its 10th prefecture of Shiga, authorities said on Sunday.
The government of El Salvador offered hospital space to Costa Rica, as the Caribbean island faces an upturn in COVID-19 cases that has already overwhelmed the health system.