A new study comparing the incidence of sudden deaths occurring outside the hospital across New York City's highly diverse neighborhoods with the percentage of positive SARS-CoV-19 tests found that increased sudden deaths during the pandemic correlate to the extent of virus infection in a neighborhood.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in his statement on the Two Millionth death from the COVID-19 pandemic, while emphasizing that COVID-19 cannot be beaten one country at a time, urged vaccine manufacturers to step up their commitment to work with the COVAX facility.
More than three quarters of people hospitalized with COVID-19 still suffered from at least one symptom after six months, according to a study published on Saturday that scientists said shows the need for further investigation into lingering coronavirus effects.
Spokeswoman for Iran's Ministry of Health Sima Sadat Lari announced Thursday that the COVID-19 death toll in Iran has grown to 103 from Wednesday to Thursday, mounting the total national death number to 55,933.
People should get two doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine within 21-28 days, the World Health Organization said, as many countries struggled to administer the jabs that can ward off the COVID-19 virus.
Iran’s SETAD, an economic conglomerate that owns major pharmaceutical companies, has denied reports that it has used Chinese or Cuban expertise to develop an indigenous vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
India on Sunday authorized the emergency use of two coronavirus vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and by local pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech, the country's drug regulator said, paving the way for one of the world's biggest inoculation drives.