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Health care staff among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Health care staff among first to receive COVID-19 vaccine It is our greatest hope that those same health care workers will now care for themselves by receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. CMC has over 1,000 employees while Saint Patrick has over 2,000 employees - not to mention, the Pfizer vaccine requires two doses. [Full Article...]

European Union will authorize COVID-19 vaccine ‘within a week,’ official says

Two health workers in Britain had similar allergic reactions, causing the government there to tell people to avoid getting the shot if they had a history of severe allergies. "This incident was reported last night to the CDC's Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) database". In a release, Ascension said the first group eligible to receive vaccinations will be frontline caregivers, spe... [Full Article...]

Cullman Regional administers first round of the coronavirus vaccine

Cullman Regional administers first round of the coronavirus vaccine The European Union (EU) aims to start Covid-19 vaccination before end-2020, the EU's drug agency announced yesterday. On Tuesday, the Saudi Ministry of Health announced the beginning of registration for the coronavirus vaccination. According to the pre-print of the trial results published on December 15, the firm conducted a double-blind randomised controlled Phase 1 clinical trial to evaluate... [Full Article...]

Panama government approves Pfizer, BioNTech Covid vaccine

Panama government approves Pfizer, BioNTech Covid vaccine On Tuesday afternoon, just before 4 p.m., Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced vaccinations are now underway. "Which is pretty normal for a vaccine". "Mid-November, right around Thanksgiving time". "This first round of vaccinations will help save lives by effectively slowing the spread of the coronavirus at VA facilities, local hospitals, and in the community", Tester said. [Full Article...]

Hospital clarifies vaccine only for helathcare workers

Inoculations of the newly approved Covid-19 vaccine entered their third day on Wednesday, set aside for doctors, nurses and other front-line medical workers, along with residents and staff of nursing homes. Experts fear deaths and cases could further soar if people reject their advice to cancel year-end holiday gatherings. "When it is widely available, according to the vaccine plan that is being... [Full Article...]

First BC healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19

First BC healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 Each province has received a first shipment of 1,950 doses. Nova Scotia counted four new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, while New Brunswick logged eight. Quebec has reported a total of 168,173 COVID-19 infections and 7,613 deaths linked to the virus. She was treated for an anaphylactic reaction, Jones said, and was moved to the intensive care unit for observation that night, he said. [Full Article...]

LaunchSquad Launches First COVID At-Home Test to Receive FDA Nod

LaunchSquad Launches First COVID At-Home Test to Receive FDA Nod It allows results to be shared with a health provider. "This test addresses the critical needs for a rapid, ultrasensitive COVID-19 diagnosis along with effective large-scale screening efforts", said Tony Hu, PhD, corresponding author of the study and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Biotechnology Innovation at Tulane University School of Medicine. [Full Article...]

FDA review says Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective

FDA review says Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Distribution of the vaccine developed by Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech SE began on Monday, three days after it won US emergency-use authorization, opening a new front in the battle against a pandemic claiming more than 2,400 USA lives a day. [Full Article...]

Alabama medical workers begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine today

Alabama medical workers begin receiving COVID-19 vaccine today Eleven more people have died, raising the provincial death toll to 744. Once the staff receives it's first dose, they'll get a second dose 21 days later. Cullman Regional will continue to distribute vaccines by appointment throughout the week. "As I was about to walk off the floor, they told me, they said, 'Dr". [Full Article...]

First person in NY gets Covid vaccine

First person in NY gets Covid vaccine Symptoms include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing. Officials are now investigating if those reactions were caused by the vaccine and have advised people with severe allergies not to get the shot. Q: Why are children not eligible for this vaccine? Bahrain said on Sunday that it had approved the use of a Chinese vaccine against the coronavirus, after the United Arab Emirates became the first... [Full Article...]

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in BC

COVID-19 vaccine arrives in BC A cluster of COVID-19 cases at the Big White resort community near Kelowna, B.C., has grown to 60 confirmed cases , according to Interior Health. The hospital's last outbreak - where 62 patients and 52 staff members were infected - was declared over last week. [Full Article...]

After a long delay, McConnell acknowledges President-elect Biden

After a long delay, McConnell acknowledges President-elect Biden Wisconsin's Electoral College members were told to enter the state Capitol through an unmarked side door amid similar threats of violence . "In this battle for the soul of America, democracy prevailed", Biden said on Monday in a televised address from his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware. [Full Article...]

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine side effects: Here’s what some report

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine side effects: Here’s what some report The chief operating officer of the federal government's vaccine initiative Operation Warp Speed is assuring Americans that the first COVID-19 vaccines will be distributed safely. The other is Saint-Antoine in Quebec City, where public health officials said resident Gisele Levesque would be the first to be vaccinated. Some 150 residents were set to receive shots at Maimonides on Monday, and 50,00... [Full Article...]

UW Medicine administers Washington’s first COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday

Supriya Sharma, senior medical adviser at Health Canada, said on Sunday review of the Moderna vaccine was ongoing and that important data was expected later this week. Pfizer's first shots were given in Ontario and Quebec on Monday. He said the doses could start arriving within 48 hours of Health Canada's approval. [Full Article...]

NYC mayor signals another shutdown coming as COVID-19 cases rise

NYC mayor signals another shutdown coming as COVID-19 cases rise A total of 5,982 people in NY were hospitalized with the virus on Monday, up 270. Between Nov. 30 and December 11, the seven-day average of newly reported cases rose from 2,582 to 2,837, the seven-day average of new hospitalizations jumped from 138 to 178 and the seven-day average for new daily deaths grew from 15 to 22, the health data showed. [Full Article...]

Quiet, Chilly Tuesday. Winter Storm Wednesday

Quiet, Chilly Tuesday. Winter Storm Wednesday However, most of MA has a healthy shot of getting at least six inches. Up to 14 inches is forecast in the city by the National Weather Service . Meanwhile, the southwestern counties of the state are not getting off easily, with expected snow up to 3 to 6 inches high. [Full Article...]

MDH: 3,439 new COVID-19 cases, 85 deaths reported

MDH: 3,439 new COVID-19 cases, 85 deaths reported More recently, officials have publicly anxious that the Thanksgiving holiday and upcoming gatherings during the December holidays could lead to another spike in cases and deaths. There were 48 people hospitalized with COVID-19, up seven from Friday, and there were 11 people hospitalized awaiting test results. The Winneshiek County Public Health Department and other area health care providers are... [Full Article...]

New Cases; One Additional Death

New Cases; One Additional Death The health authority says proactive testing is being conducted among residents and staff. "We need to keep doing what we've been doing to help our friends, neighbors and ourselves stay safe". The 1,161st fatality is a 91-year-old Washington County man who tested positive December 8 and died December 9 at his residence. As of yesterday, 1,283 Minnesotans were hospitalized due to the viral infection... [Full Article...]

US FDA approve Pfizer/ BioNTech vaccine for emergency use

US FDA approve Pfizer/ BioNTech vaccine for emergency use The approval marks a turning point in a pandemic that has claimed more than 294,000 American lives and 1.5 million lives globally. As per the agreement, the vaccine will be administered to the public free of cost. The federal government plans to release the nation's first 2.9 million doses within days of the authorization to 64 states, USA territories and major cities, as well as five federal agen... [Full Article...]

U.S. finds first case of coronavirus in wild animal, a Utah mink

U.S. finds first case of coronavirus in wild animal, a Utah mink An American mink, like the one pictured here, is the first wild animal to test positive for the coronavirus. "This finding demonstrates both the importance of continuing surveillance around infected mink farms and of taking measures to prevent the spread of the virus to wildlife". [Full Article...]


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