2 Oct 2021
The BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine for 5 to 11 year olds could be approved in the US as early as October. Meanwhile, Australia plans to stop paying workers affected by lockdowns. Follow DW for the latest.
28 Sep 2021
President Joe Biden receives his Covid-19 booster shot in line with US government health authorities' guidelines at the White House in Washington, DC.
26 Sep 2021
Mandates in the US, France and elsewhere are requiring certain workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. But many say they'd rather leave a job than get the jab. Can an economy in crisis handle the blow?
24 Sep 2021
With the second-lowest vaccination rate in the European Union, Romania is bracing for a fourth wave of the pandemic that looks set to overwhelm hospitals where medical staff are already stretched thin.
20 Sep 2021
The announcement comes as coronavirus cases among children surge in the United States and other parts of the world.
19 Sep 2021
Despite being offered COVID-19 shots near supermarkets, stadiums and even on trains, fewer people have been vaccinated in Germany than in many other European nations. Why is that?
18 Sep 2021
A Malaysian bar is offering bottled cocktails named after well-known Covid-19 vaccines, with the alcoholic doses recommended to be served on the rocks. While pandemic-themed humour might not be to everyone's taste, the drinks - named Pfizermeister, Sinosour and ExtraGineca - and marketed as “lockdown boredom busters”, are proving popular.
13 Sep 2021
US President Joe Biden says a "distinct minority of Americans" are to blame for preventing the United States from overcoming the pandemic during a speech from the White House on the nation's fight against the Covid-19 Delta variant. He says he will mandate companies with 100 or more employees to vaccinate all workers or administer weekly Covid-19 tests in a new effort to defeat the surging Delta virus.
10 Sep 2021
US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a major escalation in the national Covid immunization campaign with strict new vaccination rules affecting tens of millions of workers. The six-point plan targets businesses with more than 100 employees, in the United States' most aggressive steps taken so far against the surging Delta variant.
25 Aug 2021
The BioNTech-Pfizer shots will begin to arrive in Vietnam within the next day, the US said. Elsewhere, Japan is extending emergency measures.
24 Aug 2021
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen receives a vaccine developed by Taiwanese firm Medigen - it's the island's first domestically developed Covid vaccine.
14 Aug 2021
Nepal rolls out second Covid-19 vaccine jabs for nearly 1.4 million elderly people, following a months-long delay.