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Dec 15 2020

Canada administers first doses of COVID-19 vaccine

A few hundred residents of Maimonides have given their consent to be vaccinated, Dupuis said. More study needs to be done before that can be known for certain, Adams sa...

Dec 14 2020

Bahrain approves Chinese Covid vaccine for use

Pharmacy chains CVS Health Corp and Walgreens Boot Alliance have also signed agreements with the US government to administer COVID-19 vaccines to residents of long-term c...

Dec 14 2020

FDA Approves Emergency Use of Pfizer COVID Vaccine

People dining indoors at restaurants will have to abide by a 90-minute time limit, must wear masks when they are not actively eating or drinking, and can not sit with a g...

Dec 14 2020

US Covid-19 vaccinations to begin Monday

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Initial Doses of Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine in USA to Begin from Tomorrow. But we are not in the clear yet. Don't gather with friends or family...

Dec 13 2020

Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine not recommended for people with certain allergies

The head of the Food and Drug Administration has denied that he was pressured to fast-track the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine under threat of being fired by President Tr...

Dec 13 2020

Pennsylvania tightens COVID-19 restrictions amid rising cases

Wolf imposed the tighter restrictions after weeks of exploding case numbers and sharply rising hospitalizations and deaths. "If we don't slow the spread of this unsafe ...

Dec 12 2020

USA expert committee recommends Pfizer vaccine approval

The FDA's decision comes as the coronavirus continues surging across much of the world, claiming more than 1.5 million lives, including more than 289,000 in the US. A pos...

Dec 12 2020

16 new local COVID-19 cases as Ontario records record high

The modelling also showed that 496 long-term care residents have died as a result of COVID-19, 102 of which passed away over the past week. If the growth rate accelerat...

Dec 12 2020

Moe leaves virtual meeting with PM 'disappointed' and 'encouraged'

Trudeau's account of the meeting was somewhat different, at least in tone. "There is a structural imbalance in the current health funding arrangements; the status quo i...

Dec 12 2020

Mink farm has COVID-19

Gunvaldsen said the farm was placed under quarantine, prohibiting the movement of animals and materials from the property. In October, Canada's mink breeders announced ...

Dec 11 2020

Cavid-19 vaccine: The first United Kingdom patient to receive a Pfizer

Known to family and friends as Maggie, Mrs Keenan said: "I feel so privileged to be the first person vaccinated against Covid-19". The UK is now the first country in ...

Dec 11 2020

Allergic reactions to Pfizer coronavirus vaccine prompts warnings from regulators

Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccineis a "messenger RNA" vaccine, a new vaccine technology that is like "giving an instruction booklet for your cells to make antigens", Dr....

Dec 10 2020

Cuomo warns of indoor dining restrictions if hospitalization rates continue to rise

But let's say it works out well, let me answer your question specifically, and we do a really good job of convincing people between now and the end of December, you'd lik...

Dec 10 2020

Biden chooses Massachusetts General Hospital doctor to run CDC

Walensky has been working on the COVID-19 pandemic's frontlines in MA, conducting research on vaccine delivery and strategies to reach underserved communities. A practici...

Dec 10 2020

United Kingdom probes possible allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccine

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has warned people who have a history of "significant" allergic reactions not to take the Pfizer/Bi...

Dec 10 2020

County records 2 more COVID-19 deaths

The county has now reported 18,210 cases and 253 deaths. Warren County had 59 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday and 116 new total cases since Friday. Maxwell ha...

Dec 09 2020

In 'V-Day' milestone for West, Britain starts mass Covid-19 vaccination

The first vaccinations were being shipped to 50 locations around the United Kingdom this weekend ahead of the first inoculation in all four countries of the United Kingdo...

Dec 09 2020

British grandma first to receive coronavirus vaccine as United Kingdom begins rollout

The freezers needed for storing the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines have arrived, but because of the storage requirements for the Pfizer vaccine, Morrison said, distribut...

Dec 09 2020

Key COVID-19 numbers in the Ottawa area today

Because both of those vaccines require two shots spaced out by three to four weeks it will only be enough to vaccinate about 1.2 million residents. "Our top priority re...

Dec 08 2020

Sinovac secures $515m to double vaccine-production capacity

Centre is working in close coordination with the state governments to identify the priority groups for vaccination.Collaboration with State Governments will be establishe...