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.
COVID-19 emergency phase closer to end despite Omicron transmission: WHO - World News
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COVID-19 emergency phase closer to end despite Omicron transmission: WHO

The World Health Organization said on Friday that the world was "much closer" to end the emergency phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Biden receives updated COVID-19 booster shot - World News
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Biden receives updated COVID-19 booster shot

US President Joe Biden received an updated COVID-19 booster shot on Tuesday afternoon.
US CDC concerned for new Omicron subvariants - World News
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US CDC concerned for new Omicron subvariants

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely tracking a wide range of Omicron sublineages, including three drawing recent attention.
US FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 boosters for younger groups ahead of potential fall wave - World News
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US FDA authorizes updated COVID-19 boosters for younger groups ahead of potential fall wave

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday authorized updated Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster shots for children as young as 5.
Long COVID remains a mystery, though theories are emerging - World News
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Long COVID remains a mystery, though theories are emerging

Millions of people around the world are believed to suffer from long COVID yet little remains known about the condition.
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.
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