Monday, September 25, 2023

COVID-19 pandemic

WHO COVID-19 vaccination Recommendation to High-Risk Groups

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revised its recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination, advising that only high-risk groups should receive additional vaccinations 12 months after their last booster, not healthy children and adolescents. The WHO states that this change applies...

Shell writes down oil and gas assets by $22 billion

Energy producer Royal Dutch Shell warned Tuesday it will slash the value of its assets by $22 billion to account for lower oil and gas prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company predicted the write-down for the quarter and said...

China announces $2 billion in virus help at WHO assembly

China will provide $2 billion over two years to fight the coronavirus pandemic and the economic fallout from it, President Xi Jinping said Monday, rallying around the World Health Organization even as the United States has slashed funding for...

China urges U.S. to stop politicizing COVID-19 pandemic

The United States should stop politicizing the COVID-19 pandemic and focus on defeating the virus and boosting the economy, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Friday. Zhao made the remarks at a daily news briefing after U.S. Defense Secretary...

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Austria Health Minister Addresses COVID Vaccination Confusion

Health Minister Johannes Rauch, from the Greens, expressed concern over the perplexing COVID-19 vaccination options for practicing doctors. He...