EMA:Take whatever COVID-19 booster you can get

This file photo taken on June 11, 2021 shows the entrance of the European Medicines Agency headquarters in Amsterdam. (FRANCOIS WALSCHAERTS / AFP) People in Europe should take whatever COVID-19 booster is available to them in the coming months, Emer Cooke, Executive Director of the European Medicines Agency, said in...

Virus’ shadow keeps millions jobless in US

Long COVID extends pandemic's effect, with $170b in lost wages, report finds Between 2 and 4 million people in the United States can't work because of the long-term debilitating effects of COVID-19, costing the economy up to $170 billion a year in lost wages, according to a report. The report...

Swiss regulator approves first bivalent COVID-19 booster

This file photo taken on April 20, 2021 shows Moderna vials on a table at a mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Bridgeport, Connecticut. MOGADISHU / BERLIN - Swiss drugs regulator Swissmedic said on Monday that it has approved the first bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine in the country. Moderna's Spikevax vaccine, which contains...

Senegal kicks off legislative elections

People stand in line outside a voting station in Ziguinchor on July 31, 2022. (MUHAMADOU BITTAYE / AFP) DAKAR - Senegal kicked off legislative elections at 8 am Sunday (local time and GMT) to elect 165 new deputies to the National Assembly for a five-year term across national territory and...