Science & Health

This image made from video shows Congolese Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Denis Mukwege at the Panzi Hospital he founded in…
He asks nations ‘to draw a red line against the use of rape and sexual violence as a weapon of war’
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 09:30 PM
FILE PHOTO: Exterior of Johnson and Johnson's subsidiary Janssen Vaccines in Leiden
Panel calls for more data before deciding how and whether to resume use of the one-dose shot
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Wed, 04/14/2021 - 08:09 PM
FILE - Children cross a street in front of a mural raising coronavirus awareness, in Syria's northeastern city of Qamishli, March 9, 2021.
Call comes as local authorities impose 10-day curfew in semiautonomous region
Sirwan Kajjo
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 02:11 PM
FILE PHOTO: Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in…
Issue spotlights Johannesburg's behind-the-scenes battle to cut deals with 'difficult, unreasonable' pharmaceutical giants
Anita Powell
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 01:37 PM
A Zimbabwe health official transfers donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine from a plane from China into a government truck, at Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, Feb. 15, 2021.   (Columbus Mavhunga/VOA)
China has donated 200,000 Sinopharm doses to the country
Moki Edwin Kindzeka
Wed, 04/14/2021 - 12:25 PM
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