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Dec 30 2020

Can You Spread COVID-19 After You've Been Vaccinated?

The US started on Monday to administer the first doses of Covid-19 vaccines to people in long-term care facilities (LTCF), who have been hit hard by the virus since the b...

Dec 30 2020

Fauci: Worst Yet to Come as COVID-19 Surges

For the U.S. to achieve herd immunity through vaccination , 70% to 85% of the population would need to get vaccinated to it, Fauci said. After the first administrati...

Dec 29 2020

$1 million fine, license revocation for vaccine fraud in NY: Cuomo

He was among those immunized but added, "I also understand the concerns". The hospital had sought reservations by January 31 for vaccinations later in 2021. The U.S. Ce...

Dec 29 2020

Approval of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID shot could help relax COVID restrictions, minister says

But even then, Hungary on Saturday jumped the gun on the official roll-out by administering shots to frontline workers at hospitals in the capital Budapest. Australian go...

Dec 28 2020

SII to launch first indigenous pneumonia vaccine

It's go day for the European Union's rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine after 27 states across the bloc each got their first doses yesterday. "Belgium will provide two d...

Dec 27 2020

Rajinikanth hospitalised due to BP fluctuation

Mr. Rajnikanth was tested on 22 December for COVID-19 and he was negative. A few people in the film set had tested positive for COVID. Meanwhile, another update fro...

Dec 25 2020

Covid-19: Kuwait commences vaccination campaign; Prime Minister to receive first shot

The news comes almost a week after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration also authorized Moderna's coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in the United States. To date, ...

Dec 25 2020

Florida makes seniors a priority for COVID-19 vaccine

Argentina has granted emergency approval for use of Russia's Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine, the South American country's health ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, be...

Dec 24 2020

Whitley, Bell counties report COVID-19 related deaths Tuesday

No details on the individual were provided. After one person went to work with coronavirus symptoms, two outbreaks in southern OR resulted in seven deaths and 300 peopl...

Dec 23 2020

Severe side effects of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine not common: Robert Koch Institute

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged the US government to take steps to prevent the new strain entering the country, which has been worst hit by Covid-19 with nearly 318,...

Dec 22 2020

Pfizer says vaccine is 95% effective against Covid-19

Data from an advanced trial showed the vaccine protects 94% of adults over 65. It also met the second objective, with the vaccine showing similar efficacy rate in parti...

Dec 21 2020

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 . "Just as we did last week with Pfizer, we are prepared", Perna s...

Dec 21 2020

OWS leader takes sole responsibility for Covid-19 vaccine allotment snafu

The general said he hoped the process for distributing COVID vaccines would become more predictable as shipments continued. Perna on Saturday said investigating what ...

Dec 21 2020

Victoria to close border to Greater Sydney at midnight tonight

On Sunday, Victoria and South Australia became the latest states to announce Sydney residents would be subject to mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days on entry. Final...

Dec 21 2020

UK PM announces new stricter restrictions to combat coronavirus surge

People have been restricted from entering or leaving Tier-4 areas, while Tier-4 residents will not be allowed to stay overnight away from home. Those in Tier 4 will n...

Dec 21 2020

New COVID variant may be in countries beyond United Kingdom - science advisor

She said the Tier 4 measures and shorter Christmas bubble announced on Saturday by Boris Johnson were "really important", adding: "This virus will not transmit unless...

Dec 21 2020

Covid-19: Italy bans United Kingdom flights over new coronavirus strain fears

Belgium is now following suit with a 24-hour ban on flights and trains from Britain as scientific consultations are ongoing, De Croo said . In Ireland , urgent gover...

Dec 20 2020

United States becomes first country to approve Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

The bulk of the Pfizer vaccine doses headed to Texas - almost 125,000 - are being used for a federal partnership to help vaccinate residents and staff of long-term care...

Dec 20 2020

Toronto and Peel lockdowns extended into new year

Ford states that he will have more to say after the Ontario government holds an emergency meeting on the virus and growing number of COVID-19 cases this weekend. The case...

Dec 20 2020

US FDA panel recommends approval of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

It is also expected to have 100million to 125 million doses in the first quarter of next year, about 80 million of which will be for the United States. In a series of FAQ...