Syringe shortage hinders Japan's COVID-19 vaccination rollout

  • Syringe shortage hinders Japan's COVID-19 vaccination rollout

Syringe shortage hinders Japan's COVID-19 vaccination rollout

"The government's strategy is to ensure as many residents in Malaysia as possible receive the vaccine, in order to save lives in the shortest time possible", he said in a handbook detailing the programme.

The agreement involved acquisition of the first 12,799,800 doses of the vaccine for 20 per cent of the Malaysian population, with two doses for each person.

Last week, FEMA announced it had finalized a contract for 30 mobile vaccination units throughout the country scheduled to begin this week.

However, she said during the implementation of the vaccination programme, the people must also play a role by continuing to comply with the standard operating procedures (SOP) set to prevent the spread of Covid-19. "Establishing this large scale federal-state community vaccination center on the Cal State L.A. campus, in the heart of Los Angeles County and in a hard-hit community, is a welcome signal that we are ramping up at the federal, state and local level with the practical, boots-on-the-ground solutions we need to put an end to this deadly pandemic". Riders can reach the walk-up vaccination location by taking the elevator or stairs from the train platform to the university transit center and following directional signs to Structure A. Shuttles will take people from the transit center to the vaccination site. The site is now offering drive-thru and walk-up appointments and is accessible to those who can not drive to the site. A bus terminal and a metro train line are located nearby for those using public transportation.

The PM said the Covid-19 vaccines may cause mild side effects, such as swelling or soreness at the injection site, but recipients should be able to recover.

The Humanitarian Airfreight Initiative spearheaded by UNICEF brings together a number of partners, collectively capable of distributing essential supplies to more than 100 markets in support of the COVAX Facility, the global effort aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, said a statement.

Lamont will receive his second dose in three weeks.

But the country has also seen a much more limited outbreak compared with hard-hit countries such as Britain or the United States.

"SF is averaging over 7,000 vaccines administered per day, but supply from the state and federal gov't isn't keeping up", Mayor London Breed said in a tweet.

Beaumont said it's working to reschedule those appointments for next week, if the state follows through with enough doses.