“Vaccine inequity is a killer of people and jobs, and it undermines a global economic recovery," said World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu.
The Johnson & Johnson booster shot may provide as much as 41 times more protection against COVID-19's Omicron variant.
The chief of the World Health Organization warned that the current inequality in access to COVID-19 vaccines is creating room for a more vaccine resistant variant emerges one day.
Can overcoming an infection with the Omicron variant of COVID-19 actually create more immunity to earlier variants? A new study by South African researchers suggested this may be true.
Worldwide coronavirus cases reached a daily record on Monday, as nearly 1.5 million infections were reported.
It looks like COVID-19 is making its presence permanent, according to multiple health experts.
The fight against malaria narrowly dodged a calamitous “doomsday scenario” that could have meant tens of thousands of more deaths.
As countries continue to confirm cases of the concerning Omicron variant, the Biden administration announced Friday that they will ship out 11 million Covid-19 vaccines globally.
The World Health Organization is warning that the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 may be more contagious than the Delta variant that has dominated concerns throughout 2021.
The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun to ask airlines to share data on travelers to and from the eight African countries subject to restrictions.
New variants such as Omicron have prompted more calls from health officials to get people vaccinated.
The Omicron COVID variant symptoms have been described as "extremely mild" by the South African doctor that first identified patients with the strain of the virus.
Major vaccine manufacturers such as AstraZeneca and Moderna have stated that they are continually working to find ways to adapt their shots to the mutated strain, known as Omicron.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Friday that no cases of the new omicron Covid variant "have been identified in the U.S. to date.”
The Biden administration has set out to find new ways to ramp up vaccine production and that plan may mean paying billions to drugmakers. This, it hopes, will assist in combating future pandemics...
First detected in India in late 2020, the COVID-19 variant known as Delta now accounts for almost every infection globally, the World Health Organization stated on Tuesday.
German biotechnology company BioNTech announced they plan to start construction on vaccine manufacturing sites for African Union by mid-2022.
Google announced it would lower service fees for developers from 30% to 15%, in line with what Apple is already doing. However, this move is unlikely to satiate developers or government officials...
As the campaign to get people their booster shots begins, the U.S. is expected to approve a mix and match approach.
The White House indicated that the U.S. would clear vaccinated international travels for entry into the U.S. as early as Nov. 8.