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Japan begins administering COVID-19 booster shots amid Omicron concerns

Xinhua News 1st December 2021 - (Tokyo) Japan began on Wednesday to administer COVID-19 booster injections to people who finished the full two...

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan and the...

1st December 2021 - (Tokyo) Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said today during a forum organised by Taiwanese think tank the Institute for National Policy Research...

S.Korea’s daily COVID-19 cases hit record high at 5,123

Xinhua News 1st December 2021 - (Seoul) South Korea's daily number of COVID-19 cases hit a record high as the government eased anti-pandemic...

Brazil reports first cases of Omicron variant

Xinhua News 1st December 2021 - (Rio De Janeiro)  Brazil became on Tuesday the first Latin American country to report cases of the Omicron...

WHO urges ‘rational’ measures against Omicron COVID-19 risk

CNA 30th November 2021 - (Geneva) The head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) voiced concern on Tuesday that some states are...

Omicron variant found in earlier test samples from November in Netherlands

Xinhua News 30th November 2021 - (Hong Kong) The Omicron coronavirus variant has been detected in test samples taken in the Netherlands from...

Germany’s highest court deems COVID-19 “emergency brake” measures lawful

Xinhua News 30th November 2021 - (Berlin) The "emergency brake" measures implemented by the German government in spring this year to contain the...

CE meets with Wuhan leaders today

30th November 2021 - (Wuhan) The Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, continued her visit to Wuhan in Hubei Province today, during which she met with the...

Australia “not going back to lockdowns” in wake of Omicron COVID-19...

Xinhua News 30th November 2021 - (Canberra) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared that he will not allow the country to go...

Moderna CEO says new Omicron vaccine could take months to develop,...

30th November 2021 - (Cambridge) Stéphane Bancel, Chief Executive Officer of Moderna, a US pharmaceutical company, said that the COVID-19 variant virus Omicron has a large...

Japan confirms first case of Omicron coronavirus variant

Japan Times 30th November 2021 - (Tokyo) Japan has confirmed the first case in the country of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus,...

2 more cases of Omicron variant reported in Sydney

Xinhua News 30th November 2021 - (Sydney) More cases infected with the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 were reported in Australia's state of...
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