Scrolling through social media for COVID-19 updates has become a precarious activity for some Canadians, with news of the worsening pandemic becoming harder to escape. More than a year into the COVID-19 crisis, many are wondering: How much more bad news can we take?
Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it was establishing a vaccine supply network in which ten manufacturing sites would be involved in the production of its COVID-19 vaccine, in addition to its plant in Leiden, the Netherlands.
South Korea hopes its ally the United States will help it tackle a shortage of coronavirus vaccine in return for test kits and masks Seoul sent to Washington earlier in the pandemic, the foreign minister said on Wednesday.
Japan's government is considering a state of emergency for Tokyo and Osaka as new COVID-19 case numbers surge, a move that would enable prefectural authorities to impose curbs to try to stop infections spreading.
German lawmakers on Wednesday approved a proposal by Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronavirus is spreading too quickly, among them closures and a nighttime curfew.
Around 200 million Chinese, or 14.29 per cent of the population, have been vaccinated for COVID-19 so far, with an emphasis on front-line workers, university students and people living in border areas, a health official said Wednesday.
Experts say COVID-19 vaccinations in the U.S. are continuing at an impressive pace, and now all Americans 16 and up can get a shot. But a leading health official said that the country remains in a 'complicated stage' of the pandemic.