Many countries offer free or subsidized coronavirus testing. But when it comes to tests to meet travel requirements, governments often rely on or require private companies to administer them, rather than strained public health systems.
The bill's passage, by an overwhelming bipartisan majority, came several days after the Biden administration announced a diplomatic boycott of the Beijing Winter Games due to China's human-rights abuses.
The director of the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says African governments might have to resort to COVID-19 vaccine mandates if their citizens don’t hurry to get the increasingly available doses
Iraq’s National Security Advisor has tweeted that the last round of technical talks with the U.S.-led coalition has ended, signaling a new phase in US involvement in the fight against the Islamic State