Astra COVID-19 shot found safe for pregnancy, fertility in study

This photo shows a general view of the offices of British-Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca PLC in Macclesfield, Cheshire on July 21, 2020. (PAUL ELLIS / AFP) GENEVA / THE HAGUE / WINDHOEK / WASHINGTON / BRUSSELS / MOSCOW / ZURICH / YAOUNDE / BERLIN - AstraZeneca Plc’s COVID-19 vaccine has no adverse...

COVID-19: Pfizer, BioNTech say booster restores full protection

A health personnel prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the COVID-19 coronavirus at a children's hospital in Colombo on Sept 24, 2021, as the country began inoculating children over 12. (ISHARA S KODIKARA / AFP) MAPUTO / ZAGREB / VILNIUS / NAIROBI / COPENHAGEN / BERLIN / HARARE / WASHINGTON / RIGA / ZURICH / PRAGUE / WARSAW / TORONTO...

Dutch coronavirus cases jump 44% as hospitals feel strain

Customers sit on a terrace alongside a canal in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on April 28, 2021, as the Dutch government eased the restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19. (FRANCOIS WALSCHAERTS / AFP) RIGA / BUJUMBURA / JOHANNESBURG / LONDON / MOSCOW / DUBLIN / ALGIERS / WASHINGTON / BRUSSELS / WARSAW /...

CureVac abandons virus shot after disappointing trial results

This file photo dated Jan 7, 2021 shows the CureVac company headquarters in Tuebingen, Germany. (SEBASTIAN GOLLNOW / DPA VIA AP, FILE) GENEVA / ROME / LONDON / COPENHAGEN / LJUBLJANA / SANTIAGO / ADUNATII-COPACENI, Romania / BERLIN / BRASILIA - CureVac NV is abandoning its first-generation COVID-19 vaccine to focus on another shot it’s developing...

Denmark says Moderna vaccine remains available to under-18s

This file photo taken on June 4, 2021 shows a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pharmacy in Paris, France. (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP) GENEVA / TBILISI / LUSAKA / VALLETTA / OTTAWA / BERLIN / WASHINGTON / BUDAPEST / ROME / LONDON / MADRID / BRASILIA / PANAMA CITY / COPENHAGEN / MOSCOW / ADDIS ABABA /...

In a first, COVAX to send shots only to least covered nations

Workers load boxes of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, provided through the COVAX program, into a truck after they arrived by plane at the Ivato International Airport in Antananarivo, Madagascar, on May 8, 2021. (MAMYRAEL / AFP) ZAGREB / RABAT / HELSINKI / LONDON / MOGADISHU / ATHENS / CAIRO / ADDIS ABABA / CAPE TOWN /...