Coronavirus Disease Pandemic

On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
On this page you can find the latest updates from SHINE regarding the current outbreak of new coronavirus.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz tests positive for COVID-19 - World News
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German Chancellor Olaf Scholz tests positive for COVID-19

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has tested positive for COVID-19, government spokesperson Steffen Hebestreit said on Monday.
Japan expands simplified COVID-19 infection reporting system - World News
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Japan expands simplified COVID-19 infection reporting system

Japan on Monday expanded its simplified system for reporting COVID-19 cases in order to reduce the administrative burden on hospitals and health care facilities.
Canada approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5 - World News
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Canada approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5

Health Canada Friday approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children under 5 years old.
Japan's COVID-19 cases more than doubled in 2 months - World News
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Japan's COVID-19 cases more than doubled in 2 months

Japan reported a total of 20,000,343 COVID-19 cases as of Friday, more than doubled in less than two months from that logged on July 14, statistics showed.
Japan lifts entry cap on daily arrivals to bolster tourism sector - World News
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Japan lifts entry cap on daily arrivals to bolster tourism sector

Japan on Wednesday lifted the daily entry cap on arrivals to the country from 20,000 to 50,000, in a bid to bolster the ailing tourism sector amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
US FDA green lights Omicron-targeted COVID boosters ahead of revaccination campaign - World News
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US FDA green lights Omicron-targeted COVID boosters ahead of revaccination campaign

The US FDA on Wednesday authorized updated COVID-19 booster shots from Pfizer/BioNTech, and Moderna that target the dominant BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants.
Former Malaysian PM Mahathir tests positive for COVID-19 - World News
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Former Malaysian PM Mahathir tests positive for COVID-19

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has tested positive for COVID-19, his office said on Wednesday.
Global COVID-19 cases top 600 million: US sees highest case, death - World News
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Global COVID-19 cases top 600 million: US sees highest case, death

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide surpassed 600 million on Saturday, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Aussie researchers strive for 'universal' vaccine for all COVID-19 variants - World News
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Aussie researchers strive for 'universal' vaccine for all COVID-19 variants

Australian medical researchers are working toward creating a booster vaccine capable of dealing with the ever-growing array of COVID-19 variants.
Canada approves 1st COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11 - World News
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Canada approves 1st COVID-19 booster for kids 5-11

Canada's drug regulator announced Friday it has authorized Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine for use as a booster dose in children aged 5 to 11 years.
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