Only one in seven COVID-19 infections in Africa are being detected, meaning the continent’s estimated infection level may be 59 million people, according to a new study by the World Health Organization.
India has administered 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine, officials said Thursday, passing a milestone for the South Asian country where the delta variant fuelled its first crushing surge earlier this year.
Canada is closer to having a U.S. ambassador — finally. It's been more than two years since the U.S. had a top envoy in Ottawa. Political stalemate is one reason for the delay. Now a Senate committee has advanced the nomination of telecom exec David Cohen.
Kids age 5 to 11 will be able to get a COVID-19 shot at their doctors' offices, pharmacies and potentially even their schools, the White House said Wednesday as it detailed plans for the expected authorization of the Pfizer-BioNTech shot for younger children in a matter of weeks.