Monday January 24-th, 2022

Victoria enforces hard border with Sydney and NSW Central Coast Victoria enforces hard border with Sydney and NSW Central Coast

The Northern Beaches went into lockdown as of 5pm on Saturday - that lockdown will end on Wednesday at midnight and the health orders for Greater Sydney will apply until then. It comes as a reminder for all Queenslanders to sign in at venues, regardl...

CDC Issues New Guidelines Regarding Allergic Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccines

Dr Zoltan Kis, research associate at the Future Vaccine Manufacturing Hub, Imperial College London, said: "Once approved by the regulatory authorities, Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine can be distributed substantially easier and at lower costs compared...

245 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported 245 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported

A total of 9,234 individuals have recovered. The province has seen the active case count drop by 811 in the last seven days. One hundred and twenty-one people are in hospital. To date, 399,726 COVID-19 tests have been processed in Saskatchewan. T...

CDC issues guidelines on COVID-19 vaccination after allergic reactions

In the process, "there is a delay between what is available and what is releasable", Gen. Perna said. The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, which has yet to be approved for use in the USA, uses a weakened and modified common cold virus that doesn't spre...

CDC confirms COVID-19 vaccine allergic reactions, issues new guidance

The Fairbanks clinician issued her own statement that was included in the Foundation Health Partners release. 'I would get the vaccine and recommend it to anyone, despite my reaction, to help our country get immunized which is needed for the heal...

Northern Ireland leaders engage in coronavirus blame game Northern Ireland leaders engage in coronavirus blame game

The DUP leader, who also spoke of a failure of society as a whole, made the claims after Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill accused the DUP of acting against public health advice in opposing more robust measures earlier in the pandemic....

Britain says new coronavirus variant up to 70% more transmissible Britain says new coronavirus variant up to 70% more transmissible

No mixing of households will be allowed except for under very limited conditions outside in public places. For tier-four areas in England, a stay-at-home order has been issued, with exemptions for those who have to travel to work or for education.

At least 9 killed in hospital fire in SE Turkey_china At least 9 killed in hospital fire in SE Turkey_china

The victims were aged between 56 and 85, according to Anadolu news agency. Quickly brings the fire under control. An investigation is underway. "We are profoundly saddened by this tragedy", Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said before a plann...

Ontario reports 2,290 new COVID-19 cases Ontario reports 2,290 new COVID-19 cases

The province says 139 of its 626 long-term care homes are experiencing an outbreak. The province also added 40 Ontarians to its dismal death toll from the coronavirus , including 11 residents of long-term care homes. More than 81,000 COVID-19 test...

Germany's COVID-19 vaccination plan aims to protect most vulnerable first Germany's COVID-19 vaccination plan aims to protect most vulnerable first

Perna on Saturday said investigating what went wrong took several days. The general said he made mistakes by citing numbers of doses that he believed would be ready. He stressed it was a "planning error" and there is no problem with the vaccines. ...

Congress works through the weekend to finalize COVID aid package Congress works through the weekend to finalize COVID aid package

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced on Friday that the next votes in the House would not occur before 1 p.m. E.T. on Sunday, meaning that lawmakers will be once again backed up against a government funding deadline. The deal does not include ...

FDA approves second COVID-19 vaccine

That a second coronavirus vaccine is launching 11 months after the United States' first case is a remarkable scientific feat. The Oxford/AstraZeneca, AZD1222, vaccine has taken longer for regulators to assess because of differences in the efficacy ra...

United Kingdom ministers discuss Covid-19 concern amid rise in cases United Kingdom ministers discuss Covid-19 concern amid rise in cases

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson held emergency talks with his Cabinet on Saturday to discuss strategies to curb the spread of COVID-19 as the government's scientific advisors said a new variant of the coronavirus was accelerating the spread of...

Biden environmental team heavy on experience, diversity Biden environmental team heavy on experience, diversity

Regan - who has led North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality since 2017 - is known for "pursuing cleanups of industrial toxins and helping low-income and minority communities hit hardest by pollution", News & Record reported. As interio...

United States authorises Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, elderly next in line for shots United States authorises Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, elderly next in line for shots

It also marks the first clearance of any drug or vaccine developed by Moderna, which was founded in 2010 to develop drugs and vaccines based on mRNA technology . "Brighter days lie ahead", responded US President-elect Joe Biden, who plans to be vacc...

India hits 10 million coronavirus cases but pace slows India hits 10 million coronavirus cases but pace slows

With 355 new deaths, the country's toll of coronavirus-related deaths has mounted to 1,44,451. With focussed strategy and proactive as well as calibrated measures of the Centre along with the States and UTs, India has sustained a very high COVID-19...

Northern Ireland to enter six-week COVID-19 lockdown on December 26

Irish paramedics are heading to Belfast, Craigavon and Lisburn this weekend, as the North's health service comes under severe pressure due to the pandemic. She pinned blame for this breakdown in "personal responsibility" on Sinn Féin, citing its over...

US Drug Regulator Investigating 5 Allergic Reactions After Pfizer Shot US Drug Regulator Investigating 5 Allergic Reactions After Pfizer Shot

The authorization follows an emergency use authorization granted for a similar vaccine from Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech that has been put into the arms of thousands of US health-care workers this week in a massive nationwide rollout.

Ontario weighing more lockdowns through the holiday, says Premier Ford

Ford says he'll make an announcement on Monday at 1 p.m. on further lockdowns or restrictions in hot spots and across the province. The latest figures bring the total of COVID-19 cases in Ontario to 151,257, with 4,098 deaths, and 129,417 cases res...

U.S. clears Moderna vaccine for COVID-19, 2nd shot in arsenal

The Moderna vaccine was authorized by the Food and Drug Administration Friday evening, according to multiple news reports. The FDA announced the authorization on Friday after the agency's panel of outside experts on Thursday endorsed its use.

COVID-19’s Links to Psychiatric Disorders Explored in New Study COVID-19’s Links to Psychiatric Disorders Explored in New Study

They also noted a much higher risk of dementia , a condition that weakens the brain. "We need to be cautious in our interpretation and unpick this important question", Harrison said in a news briefing. "I got to the point where sometimes you wis...

Southern California region hits 0% ICU bed capacity Southern California region hits 0% ICU bed capacity

On average, the country's largest state is reporting about 203 coronavirus deaths and 35,200 cases per day over a weekly period, making California "among the world leaders in new coronavirus cases, ahead of India, Germany and Britain", if the state...

Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in the United States Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in the United States

The authorisation follows an emergency-use authorisation granted for a similar vaccine from Pfizer and German partner BioNTech that was administered to thousands of United States healthcare workers this week in a nationwide rollout . Moderna carri...

Oklahoma’s next Pfizer vaccine shipment will be smaller than anticipated Oklahoma’s next Pfizer vaccine shipment will be smaller than anticipated

The Oklahoma State Department of Health previously estimated the next Pfizer shipment of 38,000 doses would arrive on December 23. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. Randall Williams said earlier this week that the state's next batch of the Pfizer...

Northern Ireland to face six-week lockdown starting 26 December

Northern Ireland will enter a six-week lockdown starting Dec 26, Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neil announced on Thursday following a surge in COVID-19 infections in the British region. But it is feared the new lockdown will means thousands of job...

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