Category Archives: Health Maintenance

Moderna Says Its Vaccine Is Effective Against COVID-19 Variants

U.S. pharmaceutical company Moderna said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine appears to produce virus-neutralizing antibodies against new variants of the coronavirus found in Britain and South Africa.
In a statement, the company said

US to Track COVID-19 Variants, Study Whether Vaccines Remain Effective

The U.S. is increasing efforts to track the several coronavirus variants emerging as the virus continues to spread throughout the world, a health official said Sunday.
The plan is to monitor “the

SA COVID-19 death toll exceeds 40 000

South Africa recorded 8 147 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, along with 300 related deaths.
The country has now reached 1 412 986 confirmed infections, while the death toll now stands at

Biden to Reinstate COVID Travel Rules, Add South Africa

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Monday will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open

World Nears 100 Million COVID-19 Cases

The world is on the verge of reaching 100 million COVID-19 infections, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center statistics. More than 2 million people have died from the virus.
The coronavirus

Covid-19: Portugal identifies first case of South African variant

LISBON, The first case of the South African coronavirus variant was identified in Portugal on Friday as the country struggles to contain a crippling surge in cases partially blamed on the rapid