Tuesday January 25-th, 2022

1st LD Writethru: Moscow starts mass COVID-19 vaccination program

Russian Federation became the first country in the world to start a mass vaccination campaign against the coronavirus (Covid-19). Of the 20,000 people in Moscow had received the Sputnik V injection, 273 had fallen ill with COVID-19, Moscow Depu...

Health alert issued after two global travellers board domestic flight without quarantine

From midnight on Sunday, up to 100 people will be able to attend public gatherings such as weddings, with density rules of one person per two square metres remaining in place, while 50% of office workers will be able to return to workplaces by Jan 11...

Vaccines will not completely eliminate Covid-19, Vaccines will not completely eliminate Covid-19,

Mike Ryan , who is in charge of emergency situations at the World Health Organization, also echoed this view, asserting that "vaccines do not mean zero COVID ". According to Reuters , WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Friday sa...

WHO Warns Coronavirus Crisis Not Over As Vaccine Rollout Approaches WHO Warns Coronavirus Crisis Not Over As Vaccine Rollout Approaches

However, the WHO's top emergency expert Mike Ryan also cautioned on Friday against complacency in the wake of vaccine roll-out, saying that although they were a major part of the battle against Covid-19, vaccines would not on their own end the pa...

Canada Covid-19 surge sees 100000 new cases in two weeks Canada Covid-19 surge sees 100000 new cases in two weeks

It took just 18 days to go from 300,000 to 400,000 cases in a second wave of Covid-19 that has prompted several regions to reintroduce measures to curb its spread. "That means we need to be strategic about who will be vaccinated first". The Nationa...

HYPOCRITE: NJ Governor who joined mass BLM protest shames conservatives for fundraiser HYPOCRITE: NJ Governor who joined mass BLM protest shames conservatives for fundraiser

Well within capacity limits, temperature checks, contact tracing and out of the venue by 10 p.m. So, the featured guest was Rep. Matt Gaetz , 38, who has become somewhat of a conservative darling for off-the-wall, if not juvenile, comments and stunt...

Moscow launches online registration for Covid-19 vaccination Moscow launches online registration for Covid-19 vaccination

Now several vaccines are in the works, one of the challenges for governments will be to convince a big enough share of their population to get vaccinated. The inoculation programme would be staggered over three categories of people and spread through...

Coronavirus: Russia rolls out COVID vaccination in Moscow Coronavirus: Russia rolls out COVID vaccination in Moscow

Russian Federation started giving the Sputnik V COVID-19 shot via 70 clinics Saturday in its capital city Moscow, and This marks the country's first mass vaccination against the disease. Muscovite, an elementary school teacher, stated that he had ...

Coronavirus: England's weekly infection rate outside of hospitals falls by 112000 Coronavirus: England's weekly infection rate outside of hospitals falls by 112000

According to the Office for National Statistics , which carries out weekly swab testing of randomly selected households and captures symptomatic and asymptomatic infections, about 1 in 105 people in the community in England had the coronavirus betw...

A record 50 new cases of COVID-19 in Northern Health A record 50 new cases of COVID-19 in Northern Health

Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said a joint statement today, December 4. Active cases across the province stand at 9,050 and 25,658 have since recovered. "I recognize that this virus, COVID-19, is taking a toll on all of us and this pa...

Moderna COVID vaccine best for Nunavut because of storage, shipping: top doctor Moderna COVID vaccine best for Nunavut because of storage, shipping: top doctor

In recent months, great strides have been made towards developing and distributing Covid-19 vaccines. The same stance was echoed by Health Minister Olivier Veran, who called the vaccine an opportunity to reduce the number of serious coronavirus c...

LA rules stay at home amid COVID-19 spike LA rules stay at home amid COVID-19 spike

The way to avoid a "dreaded scenario" is to refrain from gathering with people from outside your household wherever possible, Garcetti said. The Mayor of Los Angeles late last night ordered Angelenos to stay home, warning that the city is approachi...

Governor Announces New Stay at Home Order Based on Hospitalizations Governor Announces New Stay at Home Order Based on Hospitalizations

The new order comes as the state sees a record surge of new cases and hospitalizations that are projected to overwhelm hospitals by Christmas. "I have to keep my employees wanting to come back to work after the stay at home order". Newsom to "alter t...

Nine COVID-19 Cases in Mason County Wednesday Nine COVID-19 Cases in Mason County Wednesday

County health officials say this continued surge in new cases and hospitalizations is not sustainable because as hospitalizations increase sharply, the healthcare system can become overwhelmed. Hospitalizations among Herkimer County residents infecte...

Coronavirus: UK first country to approve Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine Coronavirus: UK first country to approve Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

The jab has been shown in studies to be 95 percent effective and works in all age groups. Already, the quandary of transporting vials at South Pole-like temperatures was dictating who could be vaccinated: Nursing-home residents were supposed to b...

Municipal Affairs Deputy Minister to lead Alberta's COVID-19 Vaccine task force Municipal Affairs Deputy Minister to lead Alberta's COVID-19 Vaccine task force

Alberta has seen significant increases in daily case counts in recent weeks. Phase 1, expected to be administered in early January will include long-term care and designated supported living residents and staff in those facilities, on-reserve First...

Lilly, UnitedHealth to Study Bamlanivimab in High-risk COVID-19 Lilly, UnitedHealth to Study Bamlanivimab in High-risk COVID-19

Following the new purchase agreement, the total number of bamlanivimab doses secured by the USA government totals 950,000. The experimental drug has been authorised by the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use for helping newly-diagnose...

Ohio Hits Key Travel Advisory Threshold Ohio Hits Key Travel Advisory Threshold

Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof says he has the votes to override a threatened veto of a bill restricting the health department's powers during a health emergency. "We're already here?? I came home from work, all in Ohio. Insane enough it made ...

COVID-19 issues postpone Vandy-Georgia; no Fuller this week COVID-19 issues postpone Vandy-Georgia; no Fuller this week

There were absences due to COVID-19. If Georgia qualifies for the SEC Championship game, also scheduled for December 19, Georgia-Vanderbilt will be declared a no contest.The Bulldogs, 6-2, need No. Vanderbilt needs to still play Tennessee and Georgia...

"No need for concern" Premier adamant she won't close border

It has sent out urgent contact tracing details for public transport routes as investigations continue. "In relation to Victoria, the latest advice is we don't think that the New South Wales outbreak will impede the changes to the borders with Vic...

Fauci apologizes for suggesting United Kingdom rushed Covid vaccine approval Fauci apologizes for suggesting United Kingdom rushed Covid vaccine approval

Fauci said late Thursday that he meant to say USA authorities do things differently than their British counterparts, not better, but his comments weren't phrased properly. "Our process is one that takes more time than it takes in the UK". MHRA chie...

LA County sheriff says deputies won't enforce governor's stay-at-home order LA County sheriff says deputies won't enforce governor's stay-at-home order

Once triggered, regions would have 48 hours to implement the rules, which must stay in effect at least three weeks. For the mandate to end, the region must have its forecasted ICU capacity for the next four weeks be 15% or greater. "This is the final...

Fauci slams United Kingdom regulator for rushing Pfizer’s vaccine review Fauci slams United Kingdom regulator for rushing Pfizer’s vaccine review

The two countries vet vaccines differently. State officials nationwide have begun announcing that initial doses of coronavirus vaccines, namely that of Pfizer, are expected in the coming weeks pending the FDA's approval. Earlier this week, provin...

Facebook to update policies to monitor claims on Covid-19 vaccines Facebook to update policies to monitor claims on Covid-19 vaccines

Hackers are targeting the coronavirus vaccine supply chain, IBM warned Thursday, saying it had uncovered a series of cyber attacks against companies involved in the effort to distribute doses around the world. It could still see deliveries in com...

The latest on the coronavirus pandemic and vaccines

The U.S., the worst-hit nation by the pandemic , is yet to approve any coronavirus vaccine. "We are working on the next 40 odd sites". The comments follow criticisms made by the European Medicines Agency, which is in charge of approving vaccines...

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