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People with serious allergies warned against receiving COVID-19 vaccine in Britain

NHS medical director Stephen Powis said that the two unnamed NHS workers are on the mend. Pfizer's vaccine requires two doses for each person , taken 21 days apart, which means that we will all need a modicum of patience even when we finally get the jab. [Full Article...]

Residents in Belfast care home vaccinated for Covid-19

Residents in Belfast care home vaccinated for Covid-19 The Centre has undertaken preparatory activities for roll-out of COVID19 vaccine in collaboration with states/UTs. Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech have applied to emergency use approval. Another recommendation is that age-stratified priority groups should be there in which people above 50 years and those less than 50 but with associated morbidities should be vaccinated, Bhushan said,... [Full Article...]

Who Is Dr. Rochelle Walensky? Meet Biden’s CDC Director Pick

Who Is Dr. Rochelle Walensky? Meet Biden’s CDC Director Pick On twitter, he describes Walensky as "a caring clinician, a leader in cost effectiveness research". Walensky will be replacing Dr. Robert Redfield, who was appointed to lead the CDC in 2018 by President Donald Trump. A colleague of Walensky's at Massachusetts General Hospital told NPR member station WBUR in Boston on Monday he was experiencing "sheer excitement" from the Biden pick. [Full Article...]

State announces 'surge and flex' plan for NY hospitals

State announces 'surge and flex' plan for NY hospitals In New York City, indoor dining may be completely suspended. New York State has set up approximately 90 regional distribution centers, where the vaccine can be safely stored and held. "It seems really sound and you have a lot of backup contingencies, which I like", Fauci said. They're going to have more of those family and friend gatherings that you accurately said are an issue. [Full Article...]

County surpasses 2,000 COVID cases over weekend

County surpasses 2,000 COVID cases over weekend The state Department of Health also reported a " slowdown in system processing " over the weekend. There was an increase of 932 cases from Monday and 29 new deaths. Of those, 1,056,065 are residents. Since the outbreak began, 8,275 males and 9,432 females have been infected, with 220 cases unidentified. The Mason County Health Department reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

First Britons receive Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the pandemic

First Britons receive Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the pandemic The Health Secretary Matt Hancock said efforts are underway to vaccinate care home residents "as soon as possible", but there is no guaranteed date. Margaret Keenan, 90, becomes the first person to get the newly approved coronavirus vaccine as Britain began its innoculation roll-out on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he 'can't wait' to scrap tier restrictions

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he 'can't wait' to scrap tier restrictions Britain's rollout plan to vaccinate billions of people in the country has been viewed globally with eagerness as the pandemic has taken the lives of more than 1.5 million. "We've still got a long way to go on this march, we've got to keep our resolve for the next few months", he said. Van Dijk says that means COVID-19 restrictions and recommendations for businesses and schools will likely remain... [Full Article...]

Canada to get first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses next week: Trudeau

UW Health has been designated as a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine distribution hub in Madison. A spokesperson for Pfizer told FOX Business that the US placed an initial order for 100 million doses, which would vaccinate 50 million people, and it is ready to begin shipping as soon as it authorized to do so. [Full Article...]

Hailing 'turning point', Britain begins roll-out of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine

Hailing 'turning point', Britain begins roll-out of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine The Pfizer vaccine must be transported at super-cooled temperatures, and comes in batches of 975 doses. Can you choose which coronavirus vaccine you receive? "The Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine is really good news for the rest of the world", said Andrea Taylor, assistant director of programs at Duke Global Health Innovation Center , according to CNN . [Full Article...]

Biden to reportedly name California Attorney General as Health Secretary

Biden to reportedly name California Attorney General as Health Secretary Among the most trusted figures in the country throughout the pandemic and for decades prior, Dr Fauci will remain an essential voice both in informing the public about health risks and safety measures and in helping the scientific community, the Biden-Harris administration, and local officials overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. [Full Article...]

Covid-19 vaccine: First person receives Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in UK

Covid-19 vaccine: First person receives Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in UK The UK's phased vaccination program will allow patients aged 80 and above who are already attending hospital as outpatients along with those who discharged home among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine . Brooke Singman is a Politics Reporter for Fox News. But Pfizer and BioNTech found that people over 65 got about as much protection from the coronavirus vaccine as younger people did. [Full Article...]

Trump administration turned down additional doses of Pfizer vaccine

Trump administration turned down additional doses of Pfizer vaccine The United Kingdom is the first country to authorize the COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a briefing document Tuesday saying the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, raising expectations the regulator is poised to grant emergency approval. [Full Article...]

White House Lays Out Optimistic Vaccine Schedule

White House Lays Out Optimistic Vaccine Schedule Trump announced a "blueprint" for lowering the cost of perscription medications. The first instance occurred when the "Fox News Sunday" anchor interrupted Azar when the secretary was answering a question comparing Biden's push for masks. [Full Article...]

34 new cases of COVID-19 in Niagara on Tuesday

34 new cases of COVID-19 in Niagara on Tuesday Adult recipients of chronic home health care. Algoma Public Health has reported, in total, 61 confirmed cases, with one outstanding case. Ontario is reporting more than 1,900 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, breaking the previous record set a day earlier . [Full Article...]

'Challenge' getting people to return for second vaccine dose - nurses

'Challenge' getting people to return for second vaccine dose - nurses Mr Hancock, who is reportedly referring to Tuesday as "V-Day", told the newspaper: "There's no doubt that having the vaccine early... will bring forward the moment when we can get rid of these blasted restrictions but until then we have got to follow them". [Full Article...]

NationNews Barbados: Britain prepares for first COVID-19 vaccinations

NationNews Barbados: Britain prepares for first COVID-19 vaccinations Chinese vaccine company Sinovac announced Monday that it is planning to complete a new facility to double its annual vaccine production capacity to 600 million doses by the end of the year, while also securing a Dollars 500 million investment in a boost to its COVID-19 vaccine development efforts. [Full Article...]

Washington state reports 1,654 new COVID-19 cases

Washington state reports 1,654 new COVID-19 cases The tightened measures will be in place until the end of the year, Chung said. The number of active cases in South Korea now stands at 7,873, and there are concerns about rising numbers in hospitals. Monday's figures show Clayton County with 1,199 total cases, Fayette County with 1,132 total cases, Winneshiek County with 1,112 total cases, Chickasaw County with 931 total cases, Allamakee County wi... [Full Article...]

India biggest buyer of COVID vaccine at 1.6 bn doses

India biggest buyer of COVID vaccine at 1.6 bn doses The company was the talk of the town recently when the Haryana minister Anil Vij said that he has contracted COVID-19 , 15 days after taking a coronavirus vaccine shot. "All those who have come in close contact with me are advised to get themselves tested for corona", the Minister tweeted. He is the first Cabinet Minister of any state government who volunteered to take the trial dose. [Full Article...]

Indonesia receives first COVID vaccine from China’s Sinovac

Indonesia receives first COVID vaccine from China’s Sinovac He emphasised that the world is looking towards India for the development of a safe and affordable vaccine. About 800,000 doses are expected to be available within the first week. He also mentioned that Indians have fought this pandemic with indomitable will, noting that the restraint, courage, and strength of Indians has been incomparable and unprecedented during this entire battle. [Full Article...]

Washington state reports 1,503 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

Washington state reports 1,503 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday Across Pennsylvania, 411,484 people have contracted COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic early this year. The department is no longer reporting deaths on weekends. Seventeen are in hospital and five are in intensive care. Currently, the Southwest region (which includes Allegheny and Westmoreland counties) of the state has a 33% staffing issue - meaning 33% of hospitals in the region expect a... [Full Article...]


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