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Jan 17 2021

Vaccine reserve? What reserve? Another Trump administration failure on COVID-19 shots

But it also meant there was no stockpile of second doses waiting to be shipped, as Trump administration officials suggested this week. 'Last night, I received disturbi...

Jan 16 2021

COVID deaths rise in Muskegon County as health department continues vaccine wait

UC San Diego Health began vaccinating older patients against COVID-19 on Thursday, marking the beginning of a new phase in the region's vaccine rollout. Little informa...

Jan 16 2021

EMA chief hopes J&J will seek COVID-19 vaccine approval next month

Given the low case numbers and community transmission rates, some experts say Australia could afford to wait for a more effective vaccine. Australia has pre-orders for ...

Jan 16 2021

B.C. reports 536 new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths Thursday

Of the new cases, 253 were in the Fraser Health region, 102 in Vancouver Coastal Health, 115 in Interior Health, 21 in Vancouver Island Health and 45 in Northern Health. ...

Jan 15 2021

United States joins countries requiring pre-flight COVID testing

The rule will come into effect on January 26. The new rule is similar to one put in place last month for passengers from the United Kingdom to the U.S., which requi...

Jan 14 2021

Israel's health ministry authorizes use of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

USA drugmaker Moderna Inc said on Monday that Israel's health ministry had authorized its COVID-19 vaccine, marking the vaccine's third regulatory authorization and the f...

Jan 12 2021

Red alert for Brisbane and Sunshine Coast while lockdown lifts in Sydney

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced earlier that Queensland has recorded zero new cases overnight. The partner of a quarantine hotel cleaner who caught the United K...

Jan 12 2021

State Reports Under 1,000 New Cases of COVID-19, 4 More Deaths

One of the fatalities was within Island Health, where 13 people have died. Henry said the vaccine approach B.C.is taking is based on the supply that is available. Wyand...

Jan 10 2021

Health officials announce 27 new COVID-19 cases in Island Health

Since yesterday, 140 people have been hospitalized with COVID-19, and 18 COVID patients have been admitted to intensive care units. Ontario has seen record-setting dail...

Jan 10 2021

United Kingdom launch new COVID-19 campaign as cases continue to rise

The UK's R number has been updated to between 1 and 1.4, with the epidemic thought to be growing at between zero and six per cent each day. Figures released Tuesday by ...

Jan 10 2021

Severe allergic reactions after COVID-19 vaccination are ‘exceedingly rare,’ CDC says

Messonnier acknowledged the millions of people who have allergies to food or insect stings, and stressed the difference between "someone who had a mild allergic reaction ...

Jan 09 2021

Teton County readied for next phase of vaccination

The Moderna vaccine comes in a ten-dose vial. Once you get the jab, Strasz said that it's still important to carry on with social distancing and mask wearing practice...

Jan 09 2021

Democrats win second Georgia race, ensuring US Senate control: networks

Get up, get dressed, put your shoes on. Kelly Loeffler to become the first Black senator from the state of Georgia . While Warnock becomes the first black senator ...

Jan 09 2021

Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine appears effective against mutation in new coronavirus variants

It is in talks with seven vaccine makers - Novavax, Moderna , AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sinovac, Johnson & Johnson and Russia's Gamaleya Institute- to procure at least 148 mi...

Jan 09 2021

Africa left with few options for vaccines, South Africa says

The country of 60 million people has reported by far the most cases of the coronavirus in Africa, with more than 1.1 million confirmed infections, including 31,368 deat...

Jan 09 2021

Ontario elementary schools will not reopen Monday to stem COVID-19 surge

We talk to two parents for their reaction to the Ontario government's decision to extend virtual learning for elementary students until, at least, January 25. The release...

Jan 08 2021

Covid-19: 6 further deaths; 6110 new cases

It's behind Dublin, which has 3,655 new cases, Kildare with 323 and 291 in Cork. December saw a record 4,237 virus-related deaths in IL and 237,085 new cases, second on...

Jan 08 2021

Pharmacist arrested, accused of intentionally allowing COVID-19 vaccines to spoil

But on Wednesday, the hospital said the incident was no accident. The pharmacist from Milwaukee was originally sacked by his employer, before being arrested for taking ...

Jan 08 2021

129 schools approved for face-to-face learning from January 4

Today, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology issued a statement informing that distance learning will continue into the 2020-2021 school year. MI hig...

Jan 06 2021

Worries about vaccine rollout rise as NY finds coronavirus variant

White House officials had projected that about 20 million people would be vaccinated by the end of December . "This is a matter of life and death, so yes I'm impatient...