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Health Canada warns of counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines sold online

President-elect Joe Biden, who won election in November after a campaign heavily critical of Trump's leadership during the pandemic , says he intends to take the vaccine in public soon. U.S. Vice Pre...

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Twitter To Remove Or Place Warning Labels On COVID Vaccine Conspiracy Tweets

Twitter To Remove Or Place Warning Labels On COVID Vaccine Conspiracy Tweets

The government originally said only health workers, the elderly and other key personnel would be given the vaccine for free. Hartford Hospital received its shipment on Monday. ME has now recorded mo...

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ME tops 500 infections a day after 1st vaccine shots

ME tops 500 infections a day after 1st vaccine shots

Almost 3,000 people were hospitalized statewide with confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with more than 20 hospitals saying their intensive care units or entire hospitals were full. "We obviously ...

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FDA Approves Pig Genomic Alteration for Human Therapeutics Use

FDA Approves Pig Genomic Alteration for Human Therapeutics Use

The syndrome often comes from a tick bite. During its review, the FDA analyzed the potential impact that the approval of the intentional genomic adjustment (IGA) in GalSafe pigs would have on the en...

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Covid 19 vaccine deals give NZ back-up options, scientists say

Every session sites would be linked to a designated AEFI Management Centres.AEFI reporting will be done through Co-WIN, a digital platform for real-time monitoring of COVID-19 vaccine, Bhushan said, a...

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Two new coronavirus cases detected in Sydney

The pair visited a number of cafes and beaches at the weekend, NSW Health said. Australia's most populous state on Wednesday reported its first coronavirus case in almost two weeks after an airpor...

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AdventHealth begins COVID-19 vaccinations for frontline staff in Orlando

Greg Brusko. Unlike the British cases, the Alaska woman had no history of allergic reactions. This is the beginning of a massive rollout of the Pfizer vaccine on the part of AdventHealth. "The Sta...

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Australian COVID-19 vaccine program scrapped

Australian COVID-19 vaccine program scrapped

Australia has suspended one of its four COVID-19 vaccine candidates in its phase 1 clinical trials after it was found that many volunteers in the study were developing antibodies for HIV. "I'm sure ...

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First COVID-19 vaccines administered in Calgary and Edmonton

First COVID-19 vaccines administered in Calgary and Edmonton

Dr. Joseph Varon, chief of the United Memorial Medical Center's critical care unit, learned that staff at his hospital would be among the first in line to be offered Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, wh...

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Alberta expects 29,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses by end of month

The company behind cigarette brands including Lucky Strike, Rothmans and Benson & Hedges said the US Food & Drug Administration had given it clearance to begin a clinical study with adult volunteers. ...

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Health administers first dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Health administers first dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Dr. Paul Offit, a member of the US Food and Drug Administration's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee, said on Wednesday that doctors will have to keep an eye out for allergi...

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First BC healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19

First BC healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19

The first 3 million shots were being strictly rationed to front-line health workers and nursing home patients - groups considered at high risk for catching the deadly virus. Those 20 million doses wil...

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United Kingdom has vaccinated 137,897 people so far against Covid, minister says

United Kingdom has vaccinated 137,897 people so far against Covid, minister says

Doctors surgeries in the region are now administering COVID-19 vaccinations , as the local NHS takes on the largest vaccination programme in its history. The hospitals were chosen based on their abil...

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Nearly 138000 people vaccinated against Covid-19 so far - minister

Wikodo's announcement comes as Indonesia battles misinformation over the virus in order to stave off a fresh wave of infections, with some 630,000 recorded by Wednesday and more than 19,000 deaths. A ...

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Queues of ambulances form outside NI's over-capacity hospitals

Queues of ambulances form outside NI's over-capacity hospitals

There are fears that Northern Ireland's hospitals could be overwhelmed after the Christmas holidays. The scenes unfolded as First Minister Arlene Foster participated in a call with other United King...

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Singapore Will Be Giving Its Citizens FREE Covid-19 Vaccine

The ministry also added that COVID-19 deaths are on the decline and that the country seems to be doing very well. The European Medicines Agency (EMA ) is planning to approve the BioNTech and Pfizer...

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Sick Santa, Mrs. Claus, may have exposed 50 Georgia kids to Covid

Sick Santa, Mrs. Claus, may have exposed 50 Georgia kids to Covid

Now officials in Ludowici, Georgia, must grapple with an unsettling aftermath: The guests of honour tested positive for Covid-19 two days after the event on December 10. Over the past week in Georgia,...

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Canada's Northern and Indigenous communities could get vaccines in days

Canada's Northern and Indigenous communities could get vaccines in days

Health officials have previously said the vaccine needs to be kept at extreme sub-zero temperatures, which is one of the most significant challenges for distributing it. Vail Health is one of eight ho...

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MaineGeneral gets 775 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

MaineGeneral gets 775 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Finkler said Pfizer and the state of Florida are keeping the second doses - meaning 20,000 workers will get the vaccine in the first wave. Sandra Lindsay, a nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Cente...

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Canada to receive Moderna COVID-19 vaccine doses before year's end: Trudeau

There will also be 70 sites in Canada where doses can be administered next week, up from 14 sites this week, none of which were in the territories. Both vaccines require two doses given three week...

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Edmonton respiratory therapist becomes first Albertan to get COVID-19 vaccine

Edmonton respiratory therapist becomes first Albertan to get COVID-19 vaccine

Those eligible for the vaccine include ICU doctors and nurses, respiratory therapists, and some workers in long-term or acute care homes. Meanwhile, Sao Paulo Governor Joao Doria, a Bolsonaro enemy,...

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'New variant' of COVID-19 identified: Hancock

'New variant' of COVID-19 identified: Hancock

Despite the country's most populous area moving into the highest restrictions, up to three different households will still be able to mix together indoors at homes during a UK-wide easing of restricti...

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Northern Light A.R. Gould receives first COVID-19 vaccine shipment

Northern Light A.R. Gould receives first COVID-19 vaccine shipment

Madeline Farber is a Reporter for Fox News. A spokeswoman for EMA reiterated that the watchdog would rule on the compound by Dec 29 at the latest under the ongoing rolling review of a request for co...

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COVID-19 vaccination: States receive 41,000 deep freezers, 45,000 ice-lined refrigerators

COVID-19 vaccination: States receive 41,000 deep freezers, 45,000 ice-lined refrigerators

Dr. Salmon praised Dr. Chan and the Maryland Department of Health for "tireless efforts in securing the public health and safety of our schools and child care facilities". The Food and Drug Administra...

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21% USA adults not planning to get Covid vaccine

21% USA adults not planning to get Covid vaccine

The 71% is an increase compared to results from September when 63% of respondents said they would receive the jab. As of next week, the vaccine will be available in each of B.C.'s health authoriti...

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Health Minister Says Vaccine Roll-Out May Begin Before New Year

Health Minister Says Vaccine Roll-Out May Begin Before New Year

The hospital received 975 doses, and the first six people in Bozeman to get the vaccine are all healthcare workers at Bozeman Health. DeSantis said by February, he expects the vaccine to be availab...

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European Union regulator to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine on Dec 23

European Union regulator to approve Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine on Dec 23

The announcement comes after 3,900 doses were delivered Monday evening via a UPS plane at the Calgary International Airport. Kenney called the arrival of the vaccine a "game changing" moment in the ...

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First COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Maine

Jason Schwartz, at the Yale School of Public Health, said U.S. participation in coordination efforts would be "invaluable" in helping ensure people across the world have access to vaccines "that will ...

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Province reports 1,940 new cases of novel coronavirus, 23 more deaths

Canada has contracts with six other vaccine makers and is now reviewing three other vaccines, including one by Moderna that Canadian health officials said could be approved soon. "I think it's hard to...

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DHR Health gets Valley's first vials of COVID-19 vaccine

DHR Health gets Valley's first vials of COVID-19 vaccine

Billings Clinic received its first shipment of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. The vaccinations are expected to start on Thursday. "Continued school closings impact all of our children, espe...

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These Are the Only 14 States That Haven't Received COVID Vaccine Shipments

These Are the Only 14 States That Haven't Received COVID Vaccine Shipments

About getting the vaccine under an emergency use authorisation, 46.9 per cent of the respondents said that they were definitely, likely, or somewhat willing to do so; while 53.1 per cent responded t...

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Saskatchewan bans household visits, will limit retail capacity starting Christmas Day

Saskatchewan bans household visits, will limit retail capacity starting Christmas Day

The Saskatchewan government is tightening its public-health orders for the holidays. The first doses to arrive will go to healthcare workers in ICUs, emergency and COVID-19 units at Regina's Pasqua ...

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Canada getting 168K Moderna vaccine doses before year end

Both vaccines require two doses given three weeks apart. A shipment containing 3,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine against the virus that causes COVID-19 arrived in Ottawa on Monday. "The Mod...

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NY health worker receives first Covid vaccine in America

NY health worker receives first Covid vaccine in America

Earlier on December 10, FedEx Express and UPS appeared in front of a United States Senate Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety for a hearing on the logistics of transporting a Covid-19 vaccine. T...

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Nine schools closed in Toronto following COVID-19 outbreaks

Nine schools closed in Toronto following COVID-19 outbreaks

As of December 14, out of the nine schools now closed, 73 students and eight staff have tested positive for COVID-19; however, 58 cases in total have been resolved. That school has also been ordered t...

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