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Article image Pfizer delays vaccine deliveries to 8 European Union nations: Spain Article image Pfizer delays vaccine deliveries to 8 European Union nations: Spain
- December 28, 2020

My expectation is we will get some vaccinations going on the29th which would be on the Tuesday. A cargo plane carrying Moderna's vaccine arrived in South Korea on Friday from Memphis, in the first shipment of vaccines to be administered to American troops and citizens here. (more...)
US surpasses 19 million COVID-19 cases - Johns Hopkins tally US surpasses 19 million COVID-19 cases - Johns Hopkins tally
- December 28, 2020

By far, the United States remains the nation worst hit by the pandemic, with the world's most cases and deaths, making up more than 23 percent of the global caseload. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that the USA could suffer from an even worse situation concerning the pandemic in the weeks ahead, saying the numbers are quite troubling and "with the hospitalizations over 120,000, we really are in a critical stage", The Hill reported. (more...)
First Vaccine Due In Clare Nursing Homes On January 18th First Vaccine Due In Clare Nursing Homes On January 18th
- December 28, 2020

President Zuzana Caputova is scheduled to get vaccinated on Sunday. The Metropolitan of Nafpaktos is the first hierarch to be vaccinated against coronavirus in Greece. "This is an important day for all of us, today we can be optimistic", Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said upon his arrival at Attikon Hospital. (more...)
Covid: EU launches mass vaccination in 'touching moment of unity' Covid: EU launches mass vaccination in 'touching moment of unity'
- December 28, 2020

On Saturday, tens of thousands of vaccine doses were delivered to the regional health authorities, who then distributed them to local vaccination centres. While few countries have started the vaccination drive to combat coronavirus , many countries have yet to commence the drive. In Bulgaria , where vaccine hesitancy also runs high, the first person to get the shot will be Health Minister Kostadin Angelov, who has promised an aggressive campaign to promote the benefits of the shots. (more...)
Pfizer Vaccine Arrives in Croatia! Vaccination Beginning Today Pfizer Vaccine Arrives in Croatia! Vaccination Beginning Today
- December 28, 2020

In a statement the company said it was striving "to provide critical healthcare services and administer COVID-19 vaccinations to those qualified to receive them under the New York State Department of Health's guidelines, which includes frontline healthcare workers and first responders". (more...)
Los Angeles County Testing For New COVID-19 Strain From Britain
- December 28, 2020

County residents will need to use the tools at hand to slow community transmission and reduce the number of infected people", the statement said . California became the first state to record 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases, reaching the milestone on Christmas Eve as almost the entire state was under a strict stay-at-home order and hospitals were flooded with the largest crush of cases since the pandemic began. (more...)
Covid-19 Vaccine- Scientists Find The Culprit Behind The Allergic Reaction Covid-19 Vaccine- Scientists Find The Culprit Behind The Allergic Reaction
- December 28, 2020

He was taken to the emergency department and examined, treated, monitored, and discharged from the hospital. A Moderna spokesperson told The Times that the company does not comment on individual cases. Your doctor will help you determine if it is safe for you to get vaccinated. Healthline.com said that the most commonly reported side effect from the vaccine is pain around the area where the vaccine was injected. (more...)
United States taking hard look at variant of coronavirus, Fauci says United States taking hard look at variant of coronavirus, Fauci says
- December 28, 2020

Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases warned that the U.S.is at a "very critical point" in combating the pandemic after many Americans ignored guidance to avoid travel. The death toll has reached 332,145. "I'm going to tell it to you to straight". I'm going to tell you the truth. "Our darkest days in the battle against COVID are ahead of us, not behind us". (more...)
Hungary gives first COVID-19 shots day before European Union vaccine rollout Hungary gives first COVID-19 shots day before European Union vaccine rollout
- December 28, 2020

The Czech Republic was spared the worst of the pandemic in the spring only to see its health care system near collapse in the autumn. The distribution of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine , which was first rolled out in the United Kingdom earlier this month, presents tough challenges. (more...)
First Delivery Of Covid-19 Vaccine Arriving In Ireland Today First Delivery Of Covid-19 Vaccine Arriving In Ireland Today
- December 27, 2020

The new variant , which British authorities said is much more easily transmitted, has caused many countries to put new restrictions on those coming from Britain. "The other caveat to it (the vaccine) is that it doesn't kick in until the end of the first quarter of 2021". "We'll all walk in and see if we can get rid of this virus", said Araseli Hidalko, an elderly resident, after receiving her injection. (more...)
Harsher coronavirus restrictions imposed across parts of United Kingdom on Boxing Day Harsher coronavirus restrictions imposed across parts of United Kingdom on Boxing Day
- December 27, 2020

The number of people under the country's top level of restrictions - Tier 4 - increased by 6 million on Saturday to 24 million people, around 43% of Britain's population. The tougher tier will apply to Sussex, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire, those parts of Essex not yet in Tier 4 , and Waverley in Surrey as well. (more...)
Two more UK passengers test COVID-19 positive in Delhi
- December 27, 2020

AstraZeneca is also the company working with the University of Oxford on a potential COVID-19 vaccine, which is awaiting approval for use in the UK. The participants were said to have received two consecutive doses of the drug after the study entered its phase three trial on December 2. (more...)
4 states part of dry run for COVID-19 vaccination drive 4 states part of dry run for COVID-19 vaccination drive
- December 27, 2020

The SII along with Bharat Biotech had applied for the emergency authorisation of their Covid-19 vaccines with the DCGI earlier this month. India may approve Oxford/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use even before the United Kingdom, hopefully by next week, as Serum Institute of India (SII) has submitted additional data sought by the authorities. (more...)
Federal unemployment benefits lapse as Trump resists signing COVID-19 relief bill Federal unemployment benefits lapse as Trump resists signing COVID-19 relief bill
- December 27, 2020

A partial government shutdown will begin on Tuesday unless legislators pass a stopgap bill before then - but this would not include coronavirus aid and Mr Trump would still have to sign it. On Saturday, he was scheduled to remain in Mar-a-Lago, where the bill has been sent and awaits his decision. Congress, which normally is adjourned the last week of December, will be preparing to return to work. (more...)
Sydney citizens told to 'limit mobility' over Christmas to contain virus cluster
- December 27, 2020

NSW Health published a new list of COVID-19 alerts for venues and public transport routes on Saturday evening. Crow's Nest fire station in Sydney has a coronavirus case. She promised a decision by Tuesday at the latest. Of the seven new cases six were already in household isolation. "The direct contacts will start to test positive and that is where we will see a large number of case numbers eventuate". (more...)
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has signed Vaccine regulation
- December 27, 2020

Trial data on a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech has varied: interim data from a late-stage trial in Turkey showed its CoronaVac shot is 91.25 percent effective, while researchers in Brazil say the shot was more than 50 percent effective. (more...)
Two More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Marshall County Two More COVID-19 Deaths Reported in Marshall County
- December 27, 2020

As the world continues to grapple with the horrors of COVID-19, two coronavirus outbreaks recently devastated a community in south OR of the U.S., killing seven persons and forcing hundreds into quarantine, reported The Washington Post . The death toll from one of the outbreak sparked by the infected worker accounts for almost one-fifth of the county's reported deaths since the start of the pandemic. (more...)
Health Canada Approves Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Health Canada Approves Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine
- December 27, 2020

THE first doses of the Pfizer/ BioNTech vaccine landed in Ireland today. Professor Brian MacCraith, chairperson of the High-level Task Force on Covid-19 Vaccination, has described the first shipment of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine as a "bright new dawn of hope". (more...)
European Union member states to get first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines European Union member states to get first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines
- December 27, 2020

This was stated by the head of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen on her Twitter page. "Vaccinations will help us to get our normal lives back, gradually", she said, while in the meantime urging the EU's 450 million residents to keep up precautions to help prevent the pandemic's further spread. (more...)
Nearly 10,000 doses of the vaccine to arrive in Ireland today Nearly 10,000 doses of the vaccine to arrive in Ireland today
- December 27, 2020

Pfizer said Wednesday it will supply the US government with an additional 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine under a new agreement between the pharmaceutical giant and the Trump administration. "We'll finish those deliveries in the first week of January". Lexington Regional Health Center (LRHC) received 200 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine this week. (more...)

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