Monday January 24-th, 2022

India pledges $2B philanthropy for Covid care India pledges $2B philanthropy for Covid care

For its part, World Health Organization is launching two initiatives to support and rapidly accelerate countries' journey towards universal coverage. An additional $14 billion (68 percent) is from official development assistance and grants given by...

Coronavirus: One further death and 429 new cases in Ireland Coronavirus: One further death and 429 new cases in Ireland

Kerala on Sunday reported 4,698 positive cases and 5,258 recoveries, said the state health department. The Ministry of Health also said preliminary genome sequencing results from the Air New Zealand crew member reported as positive on Sunday su...

Historic US vaccine campaign begins with first shipments 'delivering hope' to millions

Canada and the United States are set this week to become the first Western nations after the UK to begin inoculations with the newly approved vaccine. Scott also shares a story by reporter Britt Conway about the shipping of the first rounds of the P...

Oil tanker hit by 'external source' in Saudi Arabia Oil tanker hit by 'external source' in Saudi Arabia

Some oil may have polluted the water along the ship, though the company said it was still assessing the damage. Twitter account TankerTrackers.com said that it had identified the vessel as a bunkering tanker, adding that the incident has had no rea...

Bahrain approves China's Sinopharm vaccine for use Bahrain approves China's Sinopharm vaccine for use

That means the government is holding back 3 million doses to give those vaccinated in the first round a second shot a few weeks later. Google today announced the launch of a new search feature that will display a list of vaccines authorized in th...

New Zealand agrees on ‘travel bubble’ with Australia early next year New Zealand agrees on ‘travel bubble’ with Australia early next year

The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Jacinda Ardern announced the travel bubble is likely to go ahead in the first quarter of 2021. "We anticipate in the first quarter of 2021 pending confirmation from the Australian cabinet and no significant ...

Federal COVID-19 modelling shows Canada still on troubling path Federal COVID-19 modelling shows Canada still on troubling path

There are also more outbreaks at long-term care facilities and Indigenous communities across Canada. The vaccine will only be available to those over the age of 16 , though, as there is not enough data on how it affects younger people. Once the va...

Mexico approves emergency use of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine

Peru suspended trials for China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine due to a "serious adverse event" that occurred with one of the volunteers for the study, the Peruvian government said in a statement on Saturday. "Science and data guided the FDA's decision...

Slight rise in Covid cases in Leitrim

Of the cases notified today 198 are men and 230 are women. 122 cases are in Dublin, 46 are in Donegal, 30 are in Limerick, 22 are in Laois, 20 are in Cork and the remaining 189 cases are spread across all other counties. Chief Medical Officer Dr. ...

New COVID-19 cases in Netherlands jump by nearly 10000 New COVID-19 cases in Netherlands jump by nearly 10000

Scientists at the University of Milan led the study and the medical journal Emerging Infectious Diseases this week posted it online. The number does not account for transmissions of the virus after November 1. "If there is a public health message h...

People cheer as trucks carrying COVID vaccines depart Pfizer facility People cheer as trucks carrying COVID vaccines depart Pfizer facility

Gustave Perna, chief operating officer of the federal government's vaccine initiative Operation Warp Speed. From there, they will be trucked or flown to facilities close to the 145 U.S. Workers clapped and whistled as the first boxes headed to the ...

Australia stops its Covid-19 vaccine development over false HIV result Australia stops its Covid-19 vaccine development over false HIV result

The official statement from the scientists revealed that some patients demonstrated antibodies towards fragments of an HIV protein (gp41). Australia cancelled the production of a locally made vaccine against Covid-19 after trials showed it could in...

First shipments of Covid-19 vaccine begin in US First shipments of Covid-19 vaccine begin in US

Workers clapped and whistled as the first boxes headed to the trucks. To ship its vaccine, Pfizer designed specialized containers packed with enough dry ice to keep a minimum of 975 doses cool for up to 10 days. Workers will load the vaccine - wh...

6 employees at Eden Valley Poultry have tested positive for COVID-19 6 employees at Eden Valley Poultry have tested positive for COVID-19

Nova Scotia reported seven new cases of COVID-19 in the province Saturday. A total of six employees have tested positive. As well, there is a pop-up rapid testing site at the Amelia Saputo Centre at St. There have been 326 confirmed cases of COVID-...

COVID: 248 new cases and three additional deaths

There is now a total of 76,185 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Ireland . An additional 16 cases of Covid-19 have been diagnosed in County Kildare today, out of a total of 429 nationwide. 429 is a large number of cases by the standard of recent we...

EXPLAINER: How much COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped in US EXPLAINER: How much COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped in US

Hahn, MD. The remainder of the 636 delivery locations selected by states and US territories will receive doses on Tuesday and Wednesday, he said, adding that Pfizer will have more doses ready every week for distribution and administration.

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

The FDA said their analysis confirmed that the vaccine was safe and provided 95 per cent protection. 'Our incredible team, heroic efforts, night and day worked to get this out the door, ' Hahn said. Both companies said the shipments would be clos...

Italy has Europe's worst virus death toll: AFP tally Italy has Europe's worst virus death toll: AFP tally

According to data collected by Agence France-Presse on Europe , Italy surpassed the United Kingdom on Saturday (64,026 deaths), followed by France (57,567), Spain (47,624), Russian Federation (46,453) and Poland (22,676). "If you look at France ...

York Region, Windsor ordered to go into lockdown on Monday York Region, Windsor ordered to go into lockdown on Monday

The province says it conducted a record of over 65,000 tests in the previous day. While cases are rising everywhere in Toronto , for example, the rate of infection for those with the most abundant housing is one-third the rate of infection for those...

Peru suspends Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine trial after Peru suspends Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine trial after "adverse event"

The first injections could come within days, a Health Ministry official told The Associated Press. Bahrain said over 7,700 signed up to take part in a trial of the Sinopharm vaccine in the kingdom. Stating that the vaccine introduction was likely t...

Australia Won't Rush Pfizer After Homegrown Vaccine Canned

There was a huge rush for developing vaccines with the sudden occurrence of the Coronavirus . Dr Short said the journey was not over for the UQ vaccine candidate just yet. "This is the evidence the Government is showing appropriate concern for saf...

US FDA issues emergency use authorization for first COVID-19 vaccine_china

He later clarified, however, that the FDA won't have data on how the vaccine impacts viral shedding and transmission for "a few months" when further clinical and observational studies are completed. Some of the most promising COVID-19 vaccines are de...

Governor Announces Statewide Curfew and Mask Mandate to Combat COVID-19 Governor Announces Statewide Curfew and Mask Mandate to Combat COVID-19

He also mandated that everyone wear masks indoors, even if a group remained socially distant. The Governor's new orders go into effect Monday and will institute a stay at home order from midnight to 5:00 AM, excluding those who are going to work or...

Ontario moving two more regions into lockdown on Monday Ontario moving two more regions into lockdown on Monday

Restaurants and bars may not offer in-person dining, though takeout, drive-thru, and delivery are allowed including alcoholic beverages. Moving into the most restrictive zone before a lockdown - the red or control zone - are Middlesex-London, Simco...

Australian Covid-19 vaccine program scrapped Australian Covid-19 vaccine program scrapped

According to Murphy, the increased order for AstraZeneca's vaccine would mean that Australia could potentially manufacture enough doses for all of its 26 million people. A total of 131 COVID-19 cases were examined in the interim analysis. One dos...

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