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COVID19: End of pandemic visible

COVID19: End of pandemic visible

The World Health Organisation’s belief that the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is now in sight has Cypriot virologist Dr Peter Karayiannis attributing the estimate to increased vaccination coverage. “Coronavirus can no longer circulate easily among the population, thus...

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Why Australia lags behind the US on Omicron vaccines

Why Australia lags behind the US on Omicron vaccines

Christine Kelly administers a COVID vaccine to seven-year-old Cohen Doherty, while his mum, Leanne, watches.CREDIT:LOUISE KENNERLEY On Monday Australia’s drug regulator approved an updated COVID-19 vaccine designed to specifically target a variant that is no longer...

Covid: Omicron BA.5 wave in Malaysia under control: KJ

Covid: Omicron BA.5 wave in Malaysia under control: KJ

Pix for representational purposes only. REUTERPSIX SHAH ALAM: The Covid-19 wave in Malaysia due to the transmission of the Omicron BA.5 sub-variant is small and under control, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said while certain countries reported a large...