On Thursday morning at a vaccination center in Biella, Italy, a veteran nurse faced something she had never seen before. The nurse, Filippa Bua, was preparing to give a man a dose of Covid vaccine when she realized that the small patch of arm he offered in a gap betweenContinue Reading

In a bid to bolster vaccinations among older people, the prime minister of Greece announced on Tuesday that Covid shots would be obligatory for people ages 60 or older, and that those who failed to book a first shot by Jan. 16 would face fines. Τhe move came as theContinue Reading

On the face of it, the emergence of the Omicron variant is the unhappy fulfillment of expert predictions that the failure to prioritize vaccinations for African countries would allow the coronavirus to continue to circulate and mutate there, imperiling the world’s ability to move beyond the pandemic. As Western nationsContinue Reading

As Asian countries are learning to live with the coronavirus — with the notable exception of China — and gaining momentum in their vaccination campaigns, several are cautiously reopening their borders and welcoming travelers. Although the Asia-Pacific region initially lagged in vaccinations and many countries remained committed to some ofContinue Reading

Cambodia reopened for fully vaccinated tourists from overseas this week without quarantine after a nationwide campaign succeeded in achieving one of the world’s highest vaccination rates. The move was welcomed by desperate tourism operators and workers, who have struggled to make a living since the start of the pandemic. “IContinue Reading

Cambodia reopened for fully vaccinated tourists from overseas this week without quarantine after a nationwide campaign succeeded in achieving one of the world’s highest vaccination rates. The move was welcomed by desperate tourism operators and workers, who have struggled to make a living since the start of the pandemic. “IContinue Reading

A week ago, Austria announced restrictions on people who are not vaccinated or protected because of prior infections, barring them from cafes, restaurants, pubs, theaters, gyms and hairdressers. And the lines at vaccination centers have grown. Last Saturday, the day after Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg announced the changes, nearly 40,000 peopleContinue Reading