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Article image United Kingdom starts mass Covid vaccination programme

Article image United Kingdom starts mass Covid vaccination programme

She will receive a booster jab in 21 days to ensure she has the best chance of being protected against the virus. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar discusses approval and distribution fo...

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Social media: Facebook to remove false Covid-19 vaccine claims

Social media: Facebook to remove false Covid-19 vaccine claims

The company is now conducting the last stage of clinical trials for its vaccine candidate in Brazil, Turkey and Indonesia and is among the frontrunners of China' s vaccine efforts. With help from stat...

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Breakdancing to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024

Breakdancing to make its Olympic debut at Paris 2024

The athlete quota also remains the same at 128 in total and an equal gender split of 64 men and 64 women. Archery's five events in Paris will culminate with the awarding of the sport's 50th Olympic ...

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'Turning point': Britain begins rollout of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization is recommending that residents and staff of long-term care, assisted living and similar facilities; individuals aged 80 years and older; health-care and...

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Vaccine is delivered to Shropshire hospital as huge effort against Covid starting

The jabs are expected to start tomorrow for NHS staff from across the county and some patients in hospital who are aged 80 and above. "We would like to remind people that they should not come to the...

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United Kingdom grandmother, 90, receives UK's first COVID-19 vaccine outside clinical trials

United Kingdom grandmother, 90, receives UK's first COVID-19 vaccine outside clinical trials

However, in the face of potential skepticism, Chrystia Freeland said she would take the vaccine publicly. They have been picked based on the criteria set by the UK's Joint Committee on Vaccination a...

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Lycoming County 64 new COVID-19 cases

Lycoming County 64 new COVID-19 cases

There were 71 people hospitalized December 1, spokesperson Vicky Lorencen said. The hospital had its spring hospitalizations peak at 55 on April 17. The DeKalb County website lists residents who onl...

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Supply problems force Pfizer to slash COVID-19 vaccine target

Supply problems force Pfizer to slash COVID-19 vaccine target

Canadian health authorities could approve Pfizer Inc's coronavirus vaccine within the next week, allowing distribution to start in early 2021, medical officials indicated on Thursday. Operation Warp S...

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Sinovac secures $515m to double vaccine-production capacity

Sinovac secures $515m to double vaccine-production capacity

China's Sino Biopharmaceutical Limited said on Monday a business unit will invest $515 million in Sinovac Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Sinovac, to help development and production of CoronaVac. Howev...

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Kent County releases adjusted COVID-19 quarantine guidelines

Kent County releases adjusted COVID-19 quarantine guidelines

The statewide total of coronavirus cases is now at 426,444. As Michigan's partial shutdown is extended , there have been 736 new cases of COVID-19 reported among Jackson County residents in the pas...

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Trump Admin Passed On Millions Of Pfizer Vaccine Doses

Trump Admin Passed On Millions Of Pfizer Vaccine Doses

Upon arrival, the vaccine undergoes a quality assurance process that takes 12 to 24 hours. Moncef Slaoui, chief science adviser to Warp Speed, said in an interview Monday that the USA government str...

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Mink farm has COVID-19

Right now, the Ministry of Agriculture is testing animals from the outbreak site to see if any of them show signs of COVID-19. So far, no confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infections in mink have been reported i...

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Ontario sets COVID-19 record two weeks after lockdown in hotspots

Ontario sets COVID-19 record two weeks after lockdown in hotspots

The WHO was still waiting to start discussions with the incoming Joe Biden administration in the United States, which was suffering a "punishing" pandemic, Ryan said. Hillier said the vaccine will be ...

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LILLEY: It's only a little, but Trudeau snags some vaccine for Canada

Alex Azar, the US Health and Human Services Secretary, told NBC that the administration is "continuing to work across manufacturers to expand the availability of releasable, of FDA-approved vaccine as...

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Cuomo: If hospitals are overwhelmed, regions will shut down

Cuomo: If hospitals are overwhelmed, regions will shut down

According to the governor, if after five days a region's hospitalization rate doesn't stabilize indoor dining will be closed or reduced if those steps have not already been taken. Overwhelming hospita...

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Canada has reserved more vaccine doses per person than anywhere

Canada has reserved more vaccine doses per person than anywhere

A second official said the order would restrict the USA government from donating doses to other nations until there is excess supply to meet domestic demand. The country is set to receive four million...

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Majority of NYC firefighters say they’ll refuse a COVID-19 vaccine

The associate director at Opinium said: "This suggests that any political benefit for the government will likely instead come later on, when people begin receiving the vaccine, life begins to return...

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COVID-19: Hinshaw with the latest numbers as death toll surpasses 600

COVID-19: Hinshaw with the latest numbers as death toll surpasses 600

A total of 19 active cases remain in the County, as well as 164 recoveries and one fatality. Other parts of the province are also seeing a rise in cases including Central Zone with 1,391, South Zone...

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Covid-19 coronavirus: Florida tops a million confirmed cases

Covid-19 coronavirus: Florida tops a million confirmed cases

The governor anticipates FDA approval of drugmaker Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine next week as well as approval for the Moderna vaccine the following week. Corcoran also took a jab at New York's Governor A...

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First vaccines arrive in Indonesia from China - Tue, December 8 2020

First vaccines arrive in Indonesia from China - Tue, December 8 2020

The virtual meeting began at 10.45 am, in which Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, apart from Health Ministry Secretary, were also pre...

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Mason County COVID-19 Cases Friday: 13

Mason County COVID-19 Cases Friday: 13

That means there are 479 active COVID-19 cases in Winneshiek County; 401 in Allamakee County; 479 in Clayton County, 484 in Fayette County; 184 in Chickasaw County; and 264 in Howard County, for a tot...

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UK To Brexit-Proof Pfizer Covid Vaccine Supplies From Belgium

In England, 50 hospitals have been initially chosen to serve as hubs for administering it. Asked whether the armed forces would be used to help transport the vaccine to the UK, Cleverly told BBC Br...

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New Quarantine Options for Close Contacts without Symptoms - Communications Office

New Quarantine Options for Close Contacts without Symptoms - Communications Office

For example, travelers entering NY from another state (except for Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont) are required to quarantine for 14 days, unless they follow specifi...

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Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani tests positive for COVID-19

Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani tests positive for COVID-19

The president said Giuliani "has been working tirelessly exposing the most corrupt election (by far!) in the history of the USA". Since Election Day, Giuliani has traveled the country challengin...

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Public Board Announces a Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at Three Schools

Public Board Announces a Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at Three Schools

Lichtel says these latest decisions were not made lightly, in lieu of continued rising COVID-19 cases across the area. "If you have not been contacted, you or your child (ren) have not been identifi...

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China's Sinovac Aims for 600 Million Dose Capacity for Covid-19 Vaccine

China's Sinovac Aims for 600 Million Dose Capacity for Covid-19 Vaccine

Asked to confirm if this meant the armed forces would be used if needed, he said: "If we need to". In an interview with AFP Claire-Anne Siegrist, one of Switzerland's leading vaccine experts, said...

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Record-setting COVID-19 case counts continue in Ontario with 1924

The rolling seven-day average of new cases is now 1,820, up from 1,570 last week and marking the first time that number has exceeded 1,800 in the province since the start of the pandemic. Of the confi...

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Covid vaccine could be airlifted to United Kingdom if Brexit snarls ports: Minister

Covid vaccine could be airlifted to United Kingdom if Brexit snarls ports: Minister

She said they are "fully prepared for any possible outcome". Sinovac has said it is confident about the safety of the potential vaccine, which has been tested in several countries including in Indones...

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South Korean President Moon orders more testing as coronavirus cases surge

South Korean President Moon orders more testing as coronavirus cases surge

Numerous recent cases have been centred in Seoul, which yesterday launched unprecedented curfews, shuttering most establishments at 9pm for two weeks and cutting back public transportation by 30% in t...

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United Kingdom to start coronavirus vaccinations on Tuesday

United Kingdom to start coronavirus vaccinations on Tuesday

It is hoped care home residents will be able to have a vaccination from next week. Dr Arne Rose, executive medical director at The Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust, said: "We welcome the ...

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Clark County reports 296 new COVID-19 cases over two days

There have been 978 total cases since March, with ODH stating 543 are presumed to be recovered. ADDIS ABABA - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent has reached 2,170,843, t...

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Vaccine efficacy based on 2 doses: Bharat Biotech after Vij tests positive

Vaccine efficacy based on 2 doses: Bharat Biotech after Vij tests positive

He urged people, who came in contact with him in recent days to undergo a test. "I Will be administered trial dose of Coronavirus vaccine #Covaxin a Bharat Biotech product Tomorrow at 11 am at Civ...

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Iowa COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 1,000

Iowa COVID-19 hospitalizations drop below 1,000

Pierce County reported 177 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday . As of Friday, there were 5,071 individuals hospitalized in Pennsylvania with COVID-19. In the past two days, there have been 23,169 cas...

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India's Active Covid Caseload Drops To 4.03 Lakh

India's Active Covid Caseload Drops To 4.03 Lakh

Maharashtra has reported the maximum number of single-day recoveries with 5,834 newly recovered cases. All other districts in the region reported less than 20 new cases, reflecting a sharp decline o...

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Kent hospital to begin Covid-19 vaccinations

Kent hospital to begin Covid-19 vaccinations

Patients aged 80 and above who are already attending hospital as an outpatient, and those who are being discharged home after a hospital stay, will be among the first to receive the life-saving jab, h...

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