Monday January 24-th, 2022

EU to receive BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine by year-end EU to receive BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine by year-end

So is Jill, she's had her shot earlier today. Muhyiddin also announced that his government had just signed an agreement with AstraZeneca to obtain 6.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines , enough to cover 10 percent of Malaysia's population.

UK's new mutant Covid-19 strain detected in Australia and Italy

A number of countries closed their borders to Britain yesterday over fears of a highly infectious new coronavirus strain , causing travel chaos. Travel between Britain and other countries was already hard, but the news has led many countries t...

Nova Scotia reports 7 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday Nova Scotia reports 7 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

The province has 48 active reported cases of novel coronavirus. Emails require the person to have a valid Nova Scotia health card (MSI). "We've gone through all the ones who were eligible for that (first) dose and we are starting to reach out alr...

Trumbull County reports 23 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths Trumbull County reports 23 new coronavirus cases, 5 deaths

The additions take Island Health's tally to 829 throughout the course of the pandemic, with only around 10 per cent of those cases now active. Their ages range from infancy to 102 years old. There have been new community outbreaks at two Coastal GasL...

Covid: Wales' NHS 'stretched to limit' with 2300 cases in hospital Covid: Wales' NHS 'stretched to limit' with 2300 cases in hospital

We will therefore change the current rules, which allow two households to come together to form a Christmas bubble over a five-day period, so that they will apply on Christmas Day only. Over the weekend, more than 100 deaths were reported by Public H...

Franklin Memorial Hospital staff begins COVID-19 staff vaccinations Franklin Memorial Hospital staff begins COVID-19 staff vaccinations

Thailand said it was testing tens of thousands of people, and extended curbs on movement, following its worst outbreak yet which began at a market in a province that is a seafood industry hub and home to thousands of migrant workers. He also reminded...

European regulator authorises Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine European regulator authorises Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

This is the first coronavirus vaccine authorised for distribution in the European Union and comes after EMA earlier today gave a positive scientific recommendation after it assessed the jab's safety and effectiveness. EMA will issue its opinion on ...

United Kingdom identifies new SARS-CoV-2 strain that spreads faster United Kingdom identifies new SARS-CoV-2 strain that spreads faster

Stuart Neil of King's College said that changes in the mutated virus' spike protein, which allows the virus to infiltrate host cells, is of most concern to scientists. As it stands, scientists don't think so. British Health Secretary Matt Hancock w...

3 deaths, 226 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask 3 deaths, 226 new cases of COVID-19 in Sask

The number of province-wide hospitalizations has fallen for the first time in a week, with 121 people in hospital with COVID now. That brings the total number of COVID-related deaths in the province to 107, with 18 fatalities reported so far this wee...

Coronavirus vaccine approved for France as European Union regulator gives green light

In a closed-door meeting in Amsterdam on Monday, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) granted the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine a conditional marketing authorization, green lighting the drug for distribution. EMA approval also follows the regular process, o...

COVID19 Vaccination will be voluntary: Health Ministry COVID19 Vaccination will be voluntary: Health Ministry

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has signed a contract to receive up to 168,000 doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine before the end of December. To complete the vaccination schedule, an individual will be required to take two doses of the...

California Hospitals Prepare to Ration Care as COVID Crisis Worsens California Hospitals Prepare to Ration Care as COVID Crisis Worsens

In an emailed statement, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said that the department "strongly recommends that places of worship continue to hold services outdoors, with physical distancing and the use of face coverings to prevent t...

Overdoses Hit Record 81,230; Accelerated During Coronavirus Pandemic — CDC Overdoses Hit Record 81,230; Accelerated During Coronavirus Pandemic — CDC

Use of the drug increased about 38% "from the 12-month period leading up to June 2019 compared with the 12-month period leading up to May 2020". The CDC also revealed that cocaine-related overdose deaths also increased by 26.5 per cent in the 12-...

Health Ministry Meet Today After Mutant Coronavirus Spreads Rapidly In UK Health Ministry Meet Today After Mutant Coronavirus Spreads Rapidly In UK

On Saturday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the new tier four of Covid-19 restrictions for London and other parts of England to combat an alarming surge in infections linked to a new virulent strain. Moreover, with the discoveries of ...

What we know -- and what we don't -- about the United Kingdom coronavirus variant What we know -- and what we don't -- about the United Kingdom coronavirus variant

Here's what you need to know. Morocco was among the countries that suspended flights with the UK. COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and BioNTech , as well as Moderna , have been reported to have an efficacy of more than 90% and have alrea...

All India-UK Flights Suspended Till December 31, Suspension Begins Tomorrow Midnight All India-UK Flights Suspended Till December 31, Suspension Begins Tomorrow Midnight

Flights to and from the United Kingdom have been banned till December 31 over a new fast-spreading strain of the coronavirus in that country, the government said today as several countries announced similar moves. The CM of Rajasthan wrote that I...

COVID-19: 'Conditional' Green Light Given For EU Vaccine COVID-19: 'Conditional' Green Light Given For EU Vaccine

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has given the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech the green light. The EMA's head of communications Marie-Agnes Heine called the move a "significant milestone in the fight against the pandemic" dur...

European medicines regulator authorises Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine European medicines regulator authorises Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The Republic of Ireland is expected to get around 9,750 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in the first consignment which could possibly arrive as early as Saturday, St Stephen's Day. The decision paves the way for European Union citizen...

New strain of coronavirus probably already here says First Minister New strain of coronavirus probably already here says First Minister

In these four cases, samples have been sent to England to confirm if they are from the new strain. "Considering the prevailing situation in the UK, Indian govt has decided that all flights originating from the UK to India shall be temporarily suspe...

South Africa: New Covid-19 Variant Confirmed in South Africa

When asked if there is any possibility of flights between Bangladesh and the United Kingdom being banned, Secretary Haque said: "I can not say anything about this before holding the meeting". It has been named VUI-202012/01, the first variant under i...

US Advisory Panel Recommends Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine For Adults

Eleven members of the committee, which comprises independent health experts, voted in favour of the vaccine and 0 members voted against. The committee, composed of health experts in the field of immunization, makes recommendations to the CDC, and t...

Netherlands Bans Flights From UK After New Mutant Coronavirus Strain Identified Netherlands Bans Flights From UK After New Mutant Coronavirus Strain Identified

France , Ireland , Germany , Netherlands , Belgium , Austria , Bulgaria , Israel and Kuwait. Trains to Belgium are also suspended. "The Government of Canada is closely monitoring the genetic variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 ide...

Appeals court blocks San Diego restaurant reopenings Appeals court blocks San Diego restaurant reopenings

Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home orders . The case was initially brought to the court by two San Diego strip clubs and resulted in the major victory for California businesses that are fighting public health orders that they say have hurt them econ...

Health Ministry calls urgent meeting to discuss new coronavirus strain in UK Health Ministry calls urgent meeting to discuss new coronavirus strain in UK

Here are some of the key questions about the variant. There have been many mutations in the virus since it emerged in 2019. "There's no reason to believe that the vaccines that have been developed will not be effective against this virus, as well...

Tougher U.K. coronavirus curbs may last some time, health minister suggests

After an emergency meeting with his cabinet on Saturday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that a new strain of COVID-19 is spreading quickly through regions in the south of England. Though support bubbles for those at risk will rema...

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