Mandating COVID-19 vaccines for children to attend school in person is a "good idea" due to a strong benefit-risk ratio, U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) head Anthony Fauci has claimed.
Almost two thirds of Australians believe that their life has gotten worse during the pandemic and more than half are feeling more negative about the future compared to the first wave of infections, according to a new analysis from the Australian National University.
A recent study found people with the highest quality diets were around 10 percent less likely to develop COVID-19 than those with the lowest quality diets, and 40 percent less likely to fall severely ill.
Prolonged exposure to air pollution can be linked to an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease, even when levels are below the limits specified by the European Union and World Health Organization.
Israel says its Covid vaccine pass, which grants access to venues like restaurants and bars, now expires six months after the second dose of vaccine. Getting a booster shot five months after the second dose extends the pass by another six months.
As the Delta variant of Covid-19 sends other countries back into lockdown, officials in Saudi Arabia are counting on a strategy that makes vaccination all-but mandatory. This had made it a test case in what happens when people who are reluctant to get inoculated are pushed into a corner.