Science & Health

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivers a statement after a meeting of the college of commissioners at EU…
Action taken to compensate for disruptions rollout caused by issues with other vaccines
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 11:26 AM
FILE - Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen.
U.S. pharmaceutical giant cites links of vaccine to rare but potentially deadly blood clot for reason to delay European rollout
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 05:00 AM
Demonstrators attend a protest against the verdict restricting abortion rights in Warsaw, Poland, Jan. 29, 2021.
Less than half of women surveyed have real autonomy in decisions involving their bodies, United Nations report finds
Margaret Besheer
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 01:19 AM
US Suspends Johnson & Johnson Vaccine After Rare Complications
Federal health agencies are investigating cases of blood clots in six women that happened within two weeks after the vaccine
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 09:39 PM
FILE PHOTO: A nurse draws from a vial of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine, in Los Angeles, California,…
Six cases have been reported so far, out of nearly 7 million doses given
VOA science Correspondent Steve Baragona
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 08:33 PM
Syringes with AstraZeneca coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines are prepared in Fasano Italy, April 13, 2021. REUTERS…
Confidence is fading fast in Britain’s AstraZeneca vaccine in the wake of regulators identifying a link between the shot and a very rare blood disorder 
Jamie Dettmer
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 02:33 PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday April 13,…
Merkel says powers are needed to fight pandemic’s third wave
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 02:04 PM
Mexico's National Autonomous University, Ecology Institute student Fernando Gual retrieves a Mexican long-tongued bat from a net set up at the university's botanical gardens in Mexico City, March 16, 2021.
Recommendations to help ensure safety and sustainability of international food system comes after WHO led mission to Wuhan, China, to investigate origin of coronavirus that causes COVID-19
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 01:26 PM
FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is administered in Bay Shore, NY
Rare blood clots found in six Johnson & Johnson vaccine cases out of more than 6.8 million
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 12:41 PM
This Tuesday, April 6, 2021 image made available by NASA shows the Perseverance Mars rover, foreground, and the Ingenuity…
Software updates will push back initial test fight from Wednesday to at least next week
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 11:32 AM
Third Coronavirus Wave Forces Europe Into Lockdown, But Vaccine Success Sees Britain Reopen
European public confidence in Oxford University – AstraZeneca vaccine plunges as majorities in several countries view the drug as unsafe
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 09:31 AM
People hold up beverages as they party on a street in Soho, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions ease, in London.
European public confidence in Oxford University AstraZeneca vaccine plunges as major cities in several countries view drug as unsafe      
Henry Ridgwell
Tue, 04/13/2021 - 09:01 AM
FILE - In this Thursday, March 11, 2021, file photo, a health worker loads syringes with the vaccine on the first day of the…
Federal health officials make recommendation after reports of potentially dangerous blood clots
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 08:40 AM
People crowd along a busy road in Mumbai on April 12, 2021, as India overtook Brazil as the country with the second-highest…
South Asian nation dealing with acute shortage of coronavirus vaccines and potential superspreader event at Hindu religious pilgrimages at Ganges River
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Tue, 04/13/2021 - 04:16 AM
People enjoy a drink at the Skylight rooftop bar as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions ease, in London, Britain.
Cases surge despite 780 million vaccine doses delivered; Tedros blames 'confusion, complacency and inconsistency in public health measures'
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Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:45 PM