Bulgaria extends COVID-19 emergency as low vaccinations take toll

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Anadolu 1:08 AM | November 26, 2021 Battling a deadly fourth virus wave and rampant vaccine skepticism, Bulgaria on Thursday extended its COVID-19 state of emergency until March 31 next year. Coronavirus infections and fatalities have soared in recent months in the Balkan country of some 7 million, which remains the least vaccinated in the … Read more

EU Drug Regulator Backs Emergency Use Of Merck’s Covid Antiviral Pill

EU Drug Regulator Backs Emergency Use Of Merck’s Covid Antiviral Pill

Topline The European Medicines Agency, the European Union’s drug regulator, has signed off on emergency use of Merck’s Covid antiviral pill for adults who have tested positive as it prepares to make a decision on full approval by the end of the year, it said Friday. Medicine pill seen with Merck’s logo. NurPhoto via Getty … Read more

Philippines approves emergency use of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

Philippines approves emergency use of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo/File PhotoCovovax is 9th vaccine approved in PhilippinesNovavax applying for emergency use in Europe, CanadaMANILA, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The Philippines has approved … Read more

Novavax completes process for WHO emergency use approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax completes process for WHO emergency use approval of COVID-19 vaccine

A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in front of displayed Novavax logo in this illustration taken, October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File PhotoNov 4 (Reuters) – Vaccine developer Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) said on Thursday it has completed the submission process for emergency use listing of … Read more

Opinion: This group has a lot to lose when the Covid emergency ends

Opinion: This group has a lot to lose when the Covid emergency ends

Just before leaving office in January, the Justice Department under the outgoing administration issued a memo saying that those released on home confinement through the CARES Act would need to return to prison after the Covid-19 emergency ended. Of the more than 7,500 people under home confinement, a substantial number could be forced back to … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 1 death, 61 new cases as province re-enters state of emergency

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: 65 new cases, and hospitalizations and ICU admissions rise

Public Health is reporting another death due to COVID-19 in the province on Saturday, the fourth in two days. The death was an individual in their 70s in the Fredericton region. “Our thoughts are with this person’s family and friends and with everyone who has lost a loved one or has gotten sick due to … Read more

Novavax applies to WHO for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax applies to WHO for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine

A Novavax logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationSept 23 (Reuters) – Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) and its partner Serum Institute of India have applied to the World Health Organization for an emergency use listing of Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine, potentially clearing the way for … Read more