BEIJING: China's Clover Biopharmaceuticals said on Monday (Jun 27) that a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate … [Read more...] about China’s Clover says its COVID-19 booster shot candidate lifts antibody against Omicron
BILLIONS OF DOLLARS AT STAKE Unlike annual adjustments for influenza vaccines that manufacturers are allowed to try to align … [Read more...] about Analysis: The next COVID-19 booster shots will likely be updated for Omicron
BEIJING: A small Chinese study detailed in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal showed neutralising antibodies against some … [Read more...] about Some Omicron sub-variants escaping antibodies from Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine shot: Chinese study
KUALA LUMPUR: Two subvariants of the highly contagious Omicron strain of the coronavirus have been detected in … [Read more...] about Two COVID-19 Omicron subvariants detected in Malaysia
NYC enters heightened COVID-19 alertThe mayor of New York City Wednesday insisted the city is "staying prepared and not … [Read more...] about Why are COVID-19 cases rising and will an omicron infection protect me?
SEOUL: North Korea officially confirmed its first COVID-19 outbreak on Thursday (May 12), with state media reporting a … [Read more...] about North Korea officially reports first COVID-19 outbreak
JAKARTA: Almost all residents of Indonesia's most populous island of Java have antibodies against COVID-19, owing to a … [Read more...] about Study shows 99% on Indonesia’s most populous island have COVID-19 antibodies
SEOUL: South Korea said on Friday (Apr 15) it will drop most COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions next week, including a … [Read more...] about South Korea to lift most COVID-19 curbs from next week as Omicron wanes
The hardest hit region continues to be the Northeast, where BA.2 is causing more than 70% of all cases. The South and … [Read more...] about Omicron subvariant BA.2 is now the dominant strain of Covid-19 in the US, CDC says
PUBLIC PATIENCE RUNNING THIN In any case, public patience is running thin. Many had been willing to put up with daily … [Read more...] about Commentary: Hong Kong can’t live with COVID-19. Can it survive ‘zero-COVID’?
HANOI: Vietnam announced an end to quarantine for international travellers on Wednesday (Mar 16), as it seeks to restart its … [Read more...] about Vietnam ends COVID-19 quarantine for international travellers
BEIJING: Mainland China reported 1,437 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Mar 13, the national health authority said on … [Read more...] about China reports 1,437 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 17 million in Shenzhen under lockdown