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Doctors warn that Covid will become endemic and people need to learn to live with it

Doctors warn that Covid will become endemic and people need to learn to live with it
Healthcare workers wearing protective gear prepare to attend patients at the Portimao Arena sports pavilion converted in a field hospital for Covid-19 patients at Portimao, in the Algarve region, on February 9, 2021. (Photo by PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP) (Photo by...

WHO says ‘most likely’ pathway of virus was from animals to humans, but investigation still a ‘work in progress’

WHO says 'most likely' pathway of virus was from animals to humans, but investigation still a 'work in progress'
Peter Ben Embarek and Marion Koopmans (R) arrive at a press conference to wrap up a visit by an international team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) in the city of Wuhan in China's Hefei province on February 9, 2021. HECTOR RETAMAL |...

New coronavirus variants a fueling a ‘second wave’ in Africa, WHO warns

Funeral workers wearing personal protective equipment carry a casket during the burial of a COVID-19 victim, amid a nationwide coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, at the Olifantsvlei cemetery, south-west of Joburg, South Africa January 6, 2021. Siphiwe Sibeko | Reuters New and more contagious variants of Covid-19...

WHO says Covid vaccines aren’t ‘silver bullets’ and relying entirely on them has hurt nations

WHO says Covid vaccines aren’t ‘silver bullets’ and relying entirely on them has hurt nations
Employees store coffins, some marked with "infection risk" as others have "corona" scrawled in chalk, in the mourning hall of the crematorium in Meissen, eastern Germany, on January 13, 2021, amid the new coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. cremation. Jens Schlueter | AFP | Getty Images The World...

What we know about the spread of Covid among children — and whether shutting schools reduces the risk

What we know about the spread of Covid among children — and whether shutting schools reduces the risk
An unused classroom at Karl Marx secondary school in Saxony-Anhalt, Gardelegen, in Germany. Due to the still comparatively tense Covid-19 situation, stricter rules apply in Saxony-Anhalt as well as nationwide. Schools are to remain in emergency operation until at least the end of January. Klaus-Dietmar...

Majority people want suspension of flights from countries with new virus strain: Survey

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As India resumes flights to the UK from Friday, though in a restricted manner, after keeping them suspended for about a fortnight in the wake...

Here’s how protective immunity against novel coronavirus may last for over eight months

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Covid-19 survivors may have protective immunity against serious disease from the SARS-CoV-2 virus for months, or even years after the infection, a study suggests....

Coronavirus: How quickly do I need a second Covid-19 vaccine shot?

FILE PHOTO: A man receives a dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates December 28, 2020. Picture taken December 28, 2020.
How quickly do I need a second Covid-19 vaccine shot? The first Covid-19 vaccines in the U.S. require two doses a few weeks apart....

Covid-19: If I’ve already had the coronavirus, can I get it again?

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If I’ve already had the coronavirus, can I get it again? It’s possible, but such cases seem to be rare. It’s not unusual to...