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    US to allow foreign travelers vaccinated against COVID

    The US has been under pressure to lift restrictions on international travel. Vaccinated travelers may soon be allowed to enter the country. Follow DW for the latest.The United States is planning to make it mandatory for all foreign travelers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, domestic media reported on Thursday. Under the current travel restrictions in the US, international travelers have...

    • 13 hrs ago
  • World

    Germany: Solvent leak at pharma firm endangers workers

    An accident at German pharma firm Rentschler may have injured several employees, police say. The company is involved in producing the BioNTech/Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.Liquid solvent leaked from a hosepipe at a German pharmaceutical company on Wednesday, potentially injuring a number of people, German media reported. The incident occurred at Rentschler, a company based in Laupheim in the...

    • yesterday
  • Business

    Coronavirus: New ban on evictions declared in US

    US health authorities have issued a new moratorium on evictions amid a surge in COVID infections. Meanwhile, the WHO urged countries to hold off on booster shots. Follow DW for the latest.The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a ban on evictions until October 3 across much of the country, where cases of the delta variant have been surging. The move will help keep millions...

    • yesterday
  • World

    Coronavirus: WHO urges delaying booster shots

    Rich nations should help poorer ones access COVID vaccines before giving booster shots to their own citizens, the WHO says. But the US has dismissed the idea.The head of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Wednesday urged countries to hold off on giving booster shots until at least a tenth of the population in all nations is vaccinated against COVID-19. "[The] WHO...

    • yesterday
  • Coronavirus

    US vaccinates 70% of adult population amid infection rise

    The US reached Biden's goal of vaccinating 70% of its adult population a month late. The country is seeing a surge in infections and hospitalizations, fueled by the delta variant. Follow DW for the latest.The United States reached President Joe Biden's goal of administering at least one dose to 70% of its adult population on Monday, almost a month late. Authorities are still...

    • 2 days ago
  • World

    EU calls for US to lift entry ban on European travelers

    EU chief Ursula von der Leyen has said the bloc insists on "comparable rules" as the US maintains the ban amid fears over the spread of the delta variant.European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Wednesday called for the United States to allow arrivals of travelers from Europe. Since June, the EU has recommended the bloc's 27 countries allow the entry of travelers...

    • 2 days ago
  • Coronavirus

    Germany: Top advisers hold off endorsing vaccine for teens

    The expert body, which advises the German government on vaccines, has so far not endorsed inoculating teens with the COVID vaccine. The announcement places it at loggerheads with German politicians.The head of Germany's Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) has again defended the advisory group's decision to not endorse the vaccination of teens. "We cannot issue a...

    • 2 days ago
  • World

    Germany: Top vaccine advisors oppose inoculating teens

    The expert body, which advises the German government on vaccines, does not recommend inoculating teens. The announcement places it at loggerheads with German politicians.The head of Germany's Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO) has again defended the advisory group's decision to not endorse the vaccination of teens. "We cannot issue a blanket recommendation as long as we...

    • 2 days ago
  • World

    German officials divided over teen vaccine plan

    The health ministers of German states will push ahead with recommending jabs for teenagers despite their disagreement. One medical official has called it an "election campaign blunder."German Health Minister Jens Spahn has defended the decision to recommend vaccinations for 12 to 17-year-olds against the guidance of the national vaccine regulator STIKO on Tuesday. The decision came during...

    • 2 days ago
  • Coronavirus

    How many antibodies are needed for COVID immunity?

    Antibodies are important for a vaccination to work, but scientists don't yet know what level they must reach. The new delta variant poses another problem.After a coronavirus infection or a vaccination, the body produces antibodies against the virus' spike protein, which SARS-CoV-2 uses to dock onto the cells and penetrate them. This spike protein allows antibodies to recognize the virus...

    • 3 days ago

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