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NY nurse receives first Covid vaccine in US

NY nurse receives first Covid vaccine in US Singapore has approved the use of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine, and the first shipment will arrive by the end of this month, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Monday. The vaccine, which requires two doses for full inoculation, began distribution in the United Kingdom last week. Doses of the vaccine, co-developed by German partner BioNTech, are given out based on each state's adult population... [Full Article...]

Electoral College casts Pa.’s official vote for president

Electors from each state then gather in December to officially vote for president and vice president. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that he expects five more lawsuits at the state level. Kamala Harris will become the first female and first person of color to serve as vice president of the United States. The presidential election is a two-step process in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Bahrain Approves Registration For Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine

Bahrain Approves Registration For Sinopharm COVID-19 Vaccine Arizona-based Foam Fabricators has increased staffing by 20% at its New Albany plant to keep up with demand for the coolers that will be used for the vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna. The UK has already begun vaccinating people with the Pfizer jab and the U.S. is poised to follow. The ministry had already offered citizens the option to pre-register on its website to receive the vaccine. [Full Article...]

CDC gives final signoff on United States vaccination start

PETER MARKS: The vaccine, really, is one that we're comfortable giving to patients who have had other allergic reactions besides those, other than severe allergic reactions to a vaccine or one of its components. There are five doses of vaccine per vial, according to Pfizer, the news channel reported. About two-point-nine million doses of vaccine have been sent out. [Full Article...]

OR reports 1,048 COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

The new cases have driven the 14-day incidence rate up in the county to 144.3 per 100,000 population (the rate two days earlier was 115 per 100,000 population). There are 3,153 recovered cases. According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected more than 72.4 million people worldwide and killed over 1.61 million people. [Full Article...]

London to impose highest-tier Covid-19 restrictions as infections rapidly rise

London to impose highest-tier Covid-19 restrictions as infections rapidly rise Hancock said that though the new variant is fast, there's nothing yet to suggest that a vaccine wouldn't be effective against it. What is the new coronavirus variant? London will be placed in the toughest tier of COVID-19 restrictions following a sharp rise in coronavirus infection rates, the Daily Mirror reported on Monday, as one of the world's richest cities struggles to contain the d... [Full Article...]

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Utah

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Utah An additional 425 sites will receive vaccinations on Tuesday and the rest of the 66 on Wednesday. Covid-19 vaccination programme started in U.S. on Monday as the nation's death toll edged towards 300,000. "I feel hopeful today". The doctor also delivered a message to the state's communities of color. United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer developed the vaccine against COVID-19 along with ... [Full Article...]

COVID-19: New variant identified in the UK

COVID-19: New variant identified in the UK Covid-19 testing should be "urgently expanded" to students, the Mayor said, adding that he also wanted regular asymptomatic testing to be extended to everyone who can not work form home. The latest government data shows a rate of 604.9 cases per 100,000 people in the Towns, an increase of 1.4% in new cases week-on-week. Matt Hancock announced that London and a number of other areas in the sout... [Full Article...]

Australia Terminates Deal to Buy Domestic Vaccine Over False Positive HIV Tests

Australia Terminates Deal to Buy Domestic Vaccine Over False Positive HIV Tests Though the detection of HIV antibodies suspended further trials of the vaccine, there were no serious cases reported with the 216 participants that participated in the trial. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said focusing Australia's manufacturing efforts on the other vaccines would mean "we are more likely to have the entire population vaccinated earlier rather than later". [Full Article...]

First COVID-19 vaccines to start arriving in United States from Monday

First COVID-19 vaccines to start arriving in United States from Monday Hahn, MD. The shipments Sunday morning set in motion the biggest vaccination effort in American history. In a novel process that will need to become daily routine, workers removed pizza-boxed sized cartons containing vaccine vials from a freezer. [Full Article...]

First shipments of COVID vaccine arriving Monday

First shipments of COVID vaccine arriving Monday William Gruber, Pfizer's Senior Vice President of Vaccine Clinical research, listed fever, chills and pain at the injection site as the most commonly reported adverse effects after vaccination. Pfizer's dry-ice cooled packages can hold as many as 4,875 doses, and the first leg of their journey will be from Kalamazoo to planes positioned nearby. [Full Article...]

Kuwait authorizes emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech covid-19 vaccine

Kuwait authorizes emergency use of Pfizer-BioNTech covid-19 vaccine This comes after the FDA authorized Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use on Friday for the prevention of coronavirus disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine must be stored at around -70 degrees Celsius (-94 Fahrenheit), which presents a logistical challenge being met by dry ice and specially designed refrigerators. [Full Article...]

Egypt receives first shipment of coronavirus vaccine

Egypt receives first shipment of coronavirus vaccine India is gearing up with 28,947 cold chain points and 85,643 pieces of equipment across the country that are capable of storing vaccines needed for the first set of 3 crore health and frontline workers. The CM added that since the vaccination process is likely to take over a year, people must follow all government protocols sincerely. The calculator is based on an algorithm that leverages informat... [Full Article...]

US Says COVID-19 Vaccine to Start Arriving in States Monday

With numbers likely to get worse over the holidays, the vaccine is offering a bright spot in the fight against the pandemic that's killed almost 300,000 Americans. The government agency also stressed they have identified "no major safety concerns" for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and its benefits outweigh the risks. [Full Article...]

USA coronavirus vaccine rollout to begin on Monday

General Gus Perna, who is overseeing the massive logistical operation as part of the government's Operation Warp Speed, likened the moment to D-Day, the turning point of World War II. On Friday, the VA Bedford Healthcare System announced that it is among 37 sites operated by the US Department of Veterans Affairs that will receive initial doses of the vaccine and administer them to its health care ... [Full Article...]

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines

The first shots in a massive US Covid-19 vaccine campaign will be administered as early as Monday, with Pfizer Inc and partners aiming to start shipments across the hard-hit country on Sunday, an Army general organizing the rollout said. The Pfizer vaccine, which is administered in a pair of doses three weeks apart, has been demonstrated to be 95% effective in clinical trials. "Through our partn... [Full Article...]

Report finds COVID-19 presence in Italy in late November 2019

Report finds COVID-19 presence in Italy in late November 2019 The researchers added that the findings expand the knowledge on timing and mapping of the transmission pathways of the novel coronavirus . "Long-term, unrecognized spread of SARS-CoV-2 in northern Italy would help explain, at least in part, the devastating impact and rapid course of the first wave of COVID-19 in Lombardy". [Full Article...]

COVID-19 impacting child and family poverty in Alberta

COVID-19 impacting child and family poverty in Alberta All places of worship will be limited to 15 per cent of fire code occupancy for in-person attendance, starting December 13. Alberta's health care system can stretch itself to treat up to 2,000 COVID-19 patients in hospital beds and "hundreds" in intensive care, said Kenney. [Full Article...]

USA allows emergency COVID-19 vaccine in bid to end pandemic

USA allows emergency COVID-19 vaccine in bid to end pandemic This decision comes across as a "victory" for Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech which enrolled almost 44,000 people in its clinical trial, which was found to be 95 percent effective. We know that the vaccine's been given to tens of thousands of people safely. But Mr Trump tweeted directly at Dr Hahn earlier on Friday, complaining that the FDA "is still a big, old, slow turtle". [Full Article...]

UK-wide agreement to cut isolation period to 10 days

UK-wide agreement to cut isolation period to 10 days The new measures are due come into effect in England , Scotland and Northern Ireland on Monday. - Does this apply to global travel too? Worldwide arrivals from countries not on the government's travel corridor list will have the option to take a Covid-19 test after five days of self-isolation, which must be booked through a private provider. [Full Article...]


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