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.
Philippines detects first case of Omicron sub-variant BA.4 - World News
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Philippines detects first case of Omicron sub-variant BA.4

The Philippines has detected Omicron sub-variant BA.4 from a Filipino citizen who flew in from the Middle East early this month, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Saturday.
US CDC recommends Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged 5-11 - World News
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US CDC recommends Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged 5-11

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday recommended a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.
China removes some COVID test rules on travelers from US - World News
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China removes some COVID test rules on travelers from US

Travelers flying to China from US cities including Los Angeles, New York and San Francesco from May 20 will no longer need an RT-PCR test seven days before flights.
Fevered persons in DPRK total 1.48m with 269,000 more cases - World News
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Fevered persons in DPRK total 1.48m with 269,000 more cases

The number of fevered persons in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea has reached 1.48 million on Monday with around 269,000 more cases of fever.
DPRK taking strict measures to prevent spread of COVID-19 - World News
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DPRK taking strict measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

The Ministry of Public Health of the DPRK is taking strict measures on switching the state epidemic prevention work to the maximum emergency system.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID - World News
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern tested positive for COVID-19 with moderate symptoms, her office said in a statement on Saturday.
UN ready to help DPRK on COVID-19: spokesman - World News
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UN ready to help DPRK on COVID-19: spokesman

The United Nations is ready to help the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) deal with an outbreak of COVID-19, said a spokesman on Friday.
DPRK leader calls for quick action to contain COVID-19 - World News
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DPRK leader calls for quick action to contain COVID-19

So far, up to 187,800 people are being isolated and treated, with six dead (one of them tested positive for the BA.2 sub-variant of Omicron), it said.
DPRK confirms first-ever COVID-19 case: state media - World News
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DPRK confirms first-ever COVID-19 case: state media

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Thursday confirmed its first-ever COVID-19 case in over two years.
US FDA limits use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over blood clot risk - World News
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US FDA limits use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over blood clot risk

The US FDA on Thursday announced that it has limited the authorized use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine (Janssen vaccine) to individuals 18 years of age and older.
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