Topic: COVID-19

Let’s developments about the 2019-nCoV coronavirus.

Austria plans vaccine drive in area hit by SA virus variant

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian officials said Wednesday that they plan to offer vaccinations to most residents in a district that has seen significant...

Pandemic puts 1 in 3 nonprofits in financial jeopardy

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one-third of U.S. nonprofits are in jeopardy of closing within two years because of the financial harm...

Japan weighing extension of coronavirus emergency in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday he is considering extending a coronavirus state of emergency in the Tokyo region...

As virus restrictions bite, EU extends safety net till 2023

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is set to extend for around two more years the economic safety net it put in place...

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries to African nations pick up speed

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More African countries received the long-awaited first deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, with Kenya and Rwanda benefiting from...

French families sue over extensive nursing home virus deaths

PARIS (AP) — A Paris court is holding a hearing Wednesday in a class-action effort to hold French health authorities and companies accountable...

Smokies sees more than 12M visitors despite virus closure

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Despite closing for more than a month because of COVID-19, Great Smoky Mountains National Park experienced its second busiest...

Fiat Chrysler, PSA profits dropped in pandemic before merger

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday reported their last financial statements as independent companies, each contributing full-year profits...

Seychelles bids to reach COVID 'herd immunity' by mid-March

VICTORIA, Seychelles (AP) — The president of Seychelles says he hopes enough residents will soon be vaccinated against COVID-19 to stop the spread...

The Latest | AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan — The first batch of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Taiwan. Taiwan has signed contracts securing 10 million doses of the AstraZeneca...