Australia’s second most populous state Victoria entered a five-day lockdown on Feb. 13 as authorities raced to prevent a third wave of Covid-19 cases sparked by the highly infections UK variant.

New York state will allow large stadiums and arenas, such as Citi Field and Madison Square Garden, to reopen for sports and concerts in February, with sharply limited capacity and other measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Committed to serving the COPD community, AstraZeneca’s BREZTRI team is unveiling their latest, direct-to-consumer US advertising campaign, “Get Real.”

With the National Football League season in the books, the league offered the use of NFL stadiums for mass Covid-19 vaccinations.

Feb. 5 was a different sort of Opening Day at Yankee Stadium, the legendary home of baseball’s “Bronx Bombers,” as New York ramped up its drive to vaccinate the state’s most vulnerable residents, many who live in the hard-hit Bronx neighborhoods that surround the legendary sports venue.

Mask-wearing and social distancing will be paramount at the Super Bowl LV, top U.S. infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci said ahead of the National Football League’s (NFL) championship game on Feb. 7 in Tampa, Florida.

Australian authorities said mandatory hotel quarantine for people arriving for the Australian Open tennis tournament was essential to stop Covid-19, as the country recorded another day with no new locally acquired cases on Jan. 19.

Players in the National Football League must wear masks on the sidelines unless they have their helmet on and are preparing to enter the game, the league said as the NFL unveiled an enhanced set of Covid-19 protocols.

The chances of transmission of Covid-19 during professional sports events are very low, a British doctor researching the impact of the disease told Reuters.

Shionogi & Co. is planning clinical trials by year-end 2020 for what may be one of Japan’s first domestically produced Covid-19 vaccines to reach the market, as the globe races to secure enough doses to battle the pandemic.