KYIV, Ukraine -- The number of coronavirus deaths and infections in Ukraine reached an all-time high for a second consecutive day Friday. This is a serious problem for Ukraine, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in Europe.
MOUNT STERLING (Ill.) -- Dot Foods faced a problem. COVID-19 stopped six decades of almost constant hiring in early 2020. The company noticed that potential employees were less eager to work or had gotten used to working from home when the pandemic subsided and business was buzzing again last spring.
JACKSON -- Mississippi legislators are revising a proposal to establish a medical marijuana program. But Republican Gov. Tate Reeves is yet to say when he will call special sessions to pass it into law.
Even though schools are back in full swing across the nation, the complications caused by the pandemic persist. They often fall hardest on the most vulnerable: families without transportation or people with limited incomes, people who speak English and people with special needs.
NASHVILLE -- A Tennessee school district has been allowed to continue requiring students to wear facemasks in school, despite a Federal Judge's Friday extension of a blocking order, The Tennessean reported.
ROME, -- Amnesty International demanded Friday a parliamentary inquiry into the COVID-19 deaths at Italian nursing homes, and reports of retaliation against staff who voiced concerns about their unsafe conditions.
COLORADO SPRINGS (Colo.) -- Colorado daycare owner was convicted of hiding 26 children in her basement two years ago. Parents claimed that some of the children had suffered trauma, including anxiety and sleeping difficulties.
NEW YORK, U.S. health officials have solved the mystery as to how four people from different states contracted a severe tropical disease. None of them had traveled internationally. The culprit? An aromatherapy spray imported in India.
Late Friday, federal health regulators stated that child-sized doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine are highly effective in preventing symptoms in elementary school children. There were no unexpected safety concerns as the U.S. weighs starting vaccinations for young children.
Millions of Americans are now eligible for COVID-19 boosters. However, it can be difficult to determine who is eligible and when. The added challenge is the fact that people can choose to get an extra dose of a different vaccine this time.
PARIS, -- An ex-politician who called for the overthrow French government was charged with terrorism in connection to an extremist plot to attack vaccination centres, a masonic lodge, and other targets
Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.
More than six weeks after promising a new vaccination-or-testing rule covering the millions of Americans at companies with 100 or more workers, President Joe Biden's most aggressive move yet to combat the COVID-19 pandemic is almost ready to see the light of day.
New Zealand's most recent coronavirus cases were counted Tuesday in New Zealand. The pandemic was escalating in Auckland's largest city, and officials called for vaccinations to end the two-month lockdown.
Russia recorded another coronavirus death Tuesday, as the country's rapidly rising infection rates put pressure on its health care system. The government suggested declaring a nonworking day to address the situation.
China's power shortages have caused streetlights to go out and factories to close in China. Brazil's poor are forced to choose between electricity and food. German wheat and corn farmers are unable to find fertilizer made from natural gas. There are growing fears that Europe may have to ration electricity during a cold winter.
The Loma Verde Recreation Centre south of San Diego is currently undergoing demolition. This $24 million project will see the facility rebuilt from the ground up with a new pool. The iconic bridge that connects to Oceanside Pier is in disrepair an hour to the north. This is due to lack of funds for the $25 million rehabilitation.
When the first pandemic hit India, Sanchi Jawa and Harish Jawa, her father aged 59, discovered they were suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. They decided to get tested and isolate the problem. However, this proved difficult in the spring 2020.
NEW DELHI -- When the first pandemic in India began, Sanchi Jawa and Harish Jawa (her father), realized they were suffering from COVID-19 symptoms. They decided to get tested and isolate the problem. However, this proved difficult in the spring 2020.
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Esperita Garcia de Perez got her first vaccination against COVID-19 in May. She felt more protected by the virus thanks to her Catholic faith and the second shot of the Russian-developed Sputnik V vaccination a few weeks later.
U.S. health advisors announced Thursday that Americans who have received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccination at least six months back should be given a half-dose booster in order to increase their protection against the coronavirus.
Chicago's police officers union head has asked its members to ignore the city's requirement that they report their COVID-19 vaccination status no later than Friday. Otherwise, the members will be placed on unpaid leaves.