About: Booster shot

Coronavirus 12-01-2022

EU drug regulator expresses doubt on need for fourth booster dose

The European Union's drug regulator on Tuesday (11 January) expressed doubts about the need for a fourth booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine and said there is currently no data to support this approach as it seeks more data on the fast-spreading Omicron variant.
Coronavirus 26-11-2021

Fearing new South Africa variant, Europe scrambles for boosters, jabs for kids

Europe scrambled Thursday (25 November) to regain control over a resurgent coronavirus as governments urged adult boosters and jabs for young children in a sign of growing unease over a pandemic that has killed 1.5 million people on the continent.
Health 26-11-2021

Merkel gives stark warning as Germany’s Covid death toll tops 100,000

German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued an urgent warning on pandemic management on Thursday (25 November) to the new government coming in to succeed her, imploring it to take quick, decisive measures as the country's total death toll passed 100,000.
Health 25-11-2021

EU proposes booster jabs for 2022 travel, opens to WHO vaccines

European Union residents will need to have COVID-19 vaccine booster jabs if they want to travel to another country in the bloc next summer free of tests or quarantines, the European Commission proposed on Thursday (25 November).
Health 25-11-2021

COVID cases break records in Europe, prompting booster shot expansion

Coronavirus infections broke records in parts of Europe, with the continent once again the epicentre of a pandemic that has prompted new curbs on movement and seen health experts push to widen the use of booster vaccination shots.
Health 24-11-2021

COVID-19: EU disease centre calls for public health measures to be ’applied urgently’

The EU's disease centre, the ECDC, recommended on Wednesdays (24 November) applying sanitary measures immediately and pursuing efforts in vaccinating EU citizens to avoid a “very high COVID-19 burden“.