Dr Anthony Fauci on Covid-19: ‘We encourage people to get vaccinated’
11 April 2021 | 12:15 pm
In an interview with FRANCE 24, top US immunologist Dr Anthony Fauci discussed the state of the Covid-19 pandemic in the US and around the world. The director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and White House chief medical adviser welcomed the faster pace of vaccination in the US, saying it gave him hope the situation could be "under control" within a "reasonable" timeframe. He also strongly encouraged people to get vaccinated against Covid-19.
21 May 2021
18 May 2021
Americans react after the top US health agency announced it was lifting mask-wearing guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
21 May 2021
EU member states have agreed to allow vaccinated travellers into the bloc under a recommendation to be adopted on Friday by EU ministers and taken up by leaders at a summit next week, the European Commission says. EU ambassadors agreed that those inoculated with EU-approved vaccines against Covid-19 would be able to enter, though the decision is not binding on member states, which can make up their own mind whether to apply it. Also, an "emergency brake" will be available to prevent variants being imported into the EU.
1 Jun 2021
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14 Jun 2021
No foreign pilgrims will be able to attend this year's hajj. Saudi Arabia's leading religious council has decided that protecting the population is the most important goal.
29 Jun 2021
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett calls on young people to get vaccinated against Covid-19 during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. The Israeli health ministry reimposed compulsory mask-wearing in enclosed public places on June 25, following a surge in Covid-19 cases since the rule was dropped 10 days earlier.
29 Jul 2021
The changes apply to those with a vaccine approved by the US or in Europe. Arrivals will still need to test negative before departing for England.
8 Aug 2021
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.
9 Aug 2021
Saudi Arabia will begin receiving requests for umrah pilgrimage from abroad for vaccinated worshipers starting August 9. The move comes 18 months after a border closure due to the coronavirus pandemic.
27 Aug 2021
"I want the highest number of people vaccinated as possible," said New Zealand's Ardern during a press conference in Wellington as she notes record numbers in the vaccination program and the positive impacts of the lockdown. New Zealand reported 68 community cases of Covid-19 Thursday, bringing the total number of community cases to 277.
20 Sep 2021
Vaccinated travelers arriving from from low-risk countries will no longer have to take PCR tests. England has also removed eight countries from its red list.
15 Nov 2021
It is the first time India has opened its borders to foreign travelers since imposing a strict lockdown in March 2020 to curb the spread of COVID.
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