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by | December 30, 2020 | 06:46

The news comes after the European Union began rolling out vaccinations across member-states on 27 December. Sold as Comirnaty, the two-dose vaccination is now the only coronavirus shot approved for use in the EU. Maria Asuncion Ojeda, a resident at Madrid's Ballesol Parque Almansa nursing home, was still delighted to be an early recipient of the Pfizer vaccine .

by | December 30, 2020 | 06:23

Despite warnings about traveling and getting together with people outside a household, Fauci feared another surge on top of the current surge following the Christmas holiday. As of Sunday morning, at least 19 million Americans have been infected with COVID-19 and more than 332,000 people have died, according to a New York Times database .

by | December 29, 2020 | 04:59

The vaccine was then administered to Monica Tapias, the nurse who has worked at the facility for 10 years. Portugal's first COVID-19 shot was given to Antonio Sarmento, the director of the Infectious Diseases Service at the Sao Joao University Hospital Centre in the city of Porto.

by | December 29, 2020 | 03:40

Japan on Friday reported its first cases of a fast-spreading variant in passengers arriving from Britain. Moderna said in a statement on Wednesday that its vaccine will likely be able to protect people from the new strain, adding that it planned to run tests to confirm the vaccine's efficacy.

by | December 28, 2020 | 13:30

The Republic of Ireland has received its first shipment of the Pfizer vaccine , which was approved by the European Union last week. "Belgium will provide two doses of vaccines to each of its citizens at an estimated cost of RM82.40 (per person)", he said while winding up the Temporary Measures for Government Financing ( Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19)) (Amendment) Bill 2020 in Dewan Negara, today.

by | December 27, 2020 | 12:10

Though he has tested negative for COVID 19 and has not exhibited any symptoms for the virus, he is being closely monitored, said the hospital report. His blood pressure medications are being titrated carefully and he will continue to be under close monitoring. Rajinikanth, 70, was in Hyderabad for his film "Annathe" but the shoot was canceled earlier this week after four members of the crew tested positive for Covid.

by | December 26, 2020 | 11:36

Sinovac developed CoronaVac in early 2020 and then carried out a series of clinical trials. 'With regard to the Scientific Committee's information on potential side effects of the vaccine, only 2.5 percent of the volunteers experienced mild headaches and mild fatigue.

by | December 25, 2020 | 05:29

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, becoming the third country after Russian Federation and Belarus to approve the vaccine.

by | December 25, 2020 | 05:42

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, 3,644 people have been vaccinated, majority health care workers in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions. And, he predicted, Kansas will be "in pretty darn good shape" a year from now because of the vaccines.

by | December 25, 2020 | 06:30

Several passengers said the man Aldapa helped showed symptoms, but it remained unclear if he had the coronavirus . "He was again tested for COVID-19 at Nandanvan public health clinic (PHC) and his Rapid Antigen test came on December 15", said Dr Gawande.

by | December 24, 2020 | 02:05

The frustration and urgency expressed by health officials comes days ahead of the Christmas holiday, which has authorities fearing yet another post-holiday spike in virus infections - a surge on top of a surge - that could officially leave hospitals overrun.

by | December 23, 2020 | 13:58

MI has vaccinated 13,321 frontline health-care workers as of Sunday, and is MDHHS is still planning to start vaccinations of long-term care facilities residents and staff next week. It said the delay was because a conditional marketing authorisation is more thorough and lasts longer than the emergency authorisation used by London and Washington.

by | December 22, 2020 | 01:03

It also includes solicited safety data on approximately 100 children aged between 12 and 15 years. It is not clear how long the FDA will take to study the data. In remarks made at a conference organised by the New York Times, the drug giant's chief executive officer, Albert Bourla, explained that work was thus now underway to submit an Emergency Use Authorisation with the U.S.

by | December 21, 2020 | 01:55

These mutations have also raised concerns whether vaccines now under development will work against them. Italy and Austria have joined the Netherlands and Belgium in banning air travel from the United Kingdom due to concerns over the new strain.

by | December 21, 2020 | 01:40

Including the United States, a few countries have approved the Pfizer's vaccine, which is claimed to be 95% effective in preventing the viral infection. But I am responsible. "But I am responsible [.] This is a herculean effort and we are not ideal". "I'm the one who approved allocations", Perna said.

by | December 21, 2020 | 01:07

Returning Queenslanders are offered the same deal until 1am Tuesday. Mr Morrison also defended the actions of state premiers as borders slam shut to NSW , which has caused a resounding cry of " Christmas is cancelled" to echo around social media.

by | December 21, 2020 | 01:26

A child wearing a protection mask and gloves is seen at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, after the government allowed domestic flight services to resume, during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, May 25, 2020.

by | December 21, 2020 | 00:44

New data has revealed that the vast majority of local areas in England are seeing a rise in Covid-19 case rates, as London, the East and South East of England prepare to enter Tier 4 from Sunday . Festivities in Scotland and Wales are also restricted to only Christmas Day, while Wales has moved forward its lock down measures to start from midnight.

by | December 21, 2020 | 01:06

Perna said he had to revise down the number of vaccine doses allocated to certain states after he got more information from Pfizer about the amount of vaccine available. "There is no problem with the process". The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is investigating around five allergic reactions that happened after people were administered Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE's COVID-19 vaccine in the United States this week, a top FDA official said late on Friday.

by | December 20, 2020 | 00:31

The lockdowns in Toronto and Peel Region were set to expire on Monday, but have been extended due to the rising number of new cases. The province said it will also provide updated virus projections on Monday, ahead of Ford's announcement.

by | December 20, 2020 | 00:35

Doses of the Moderna vaccine could start arriving in the state on Monday. Dr. Herschel Brown, Emergency Depart physician, receives a COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday at Texas Health Fort Worth. Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine was around 95% effective at preventing disease symptoms in its late-stage trial, while Moderna's vaccine was around 94% effective.

by | December 20, 2020 | 00:58

FDA's decision could help pave the way for other countries that are considering the Moderna vaccine, the first-ever regulatory clearance for the small Cambridge, Massachusetts, company. Marks did not go into detail on the locations or conditions of all the cases. It's just the beginning of "what we hope will be a big push to get this bad virus behind us, although it will take many more months to get to all Americans", Collins said.

by | December 20, 2020 | 01:43

The researchers tracked 62,000 people with Covid for three months after diagnosis and compared them with thousands of people with other conditions, such as flu, kidney stones and broken bones. Michael Bloomfield, a consultant psychiatrist at University College London, added the effects of the coronavirus coupled with the external stress of the pandemic might be why this correlation between COVID-19 and mental illness exists.

by | December 20, 2020 | 01:38

However, Moderna's can be injected into people as is, while Pfizer's has to be diluted in a separate solution before injection. "With the availability of two vaccines now for the prevention of COVID-19, the FDA has taken another crucial step in the fight against this global pandemic that is causing vast numbers of hospitalisations and deaths in the United States each day", said FDA Commissioner Stephen M Hahn.

by | December 20, 2020 | 00:44

It is the first time that even private general hospitals have come under an administrative order to provide their beds for COVID-19 cases. The figure declined on Wednesday, and more than 50 percent of the state's ICU capacity is filled with Covid-19 patients, according to the state's most recent figures.

by | December 19, 2020 | 01:57

Earlier on Thursday, a panel of outside advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly endorsed emergency use of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine , virtually assuring a second option for protecting against COVID-19 for a pandemic-ravaged nation.

by | December 19, 2020 | 01:56

Vaccine maker Moderna says its coronavirus shots don't just prevent symptomatic disease, but can prevent infection in the first place. "The word for today is momentous", said Harborview Associate Medical Director Dr. To date, there have been three reports of Bell's palsy - a facial paralysis condition, most often temporary - in the vaccine group and one in the placebo group.

by | December 18, 2020 | 01:22

The hospital received its first shipment of the Pfizer/BioTech vaccine Tuesday morning, according to a press release. Mahyar Etminan, an epidemiologist at the University of British Columbia, cautions against overestimating the significance of a 95 per cent efficacy rate, which he says refers to a relative risk reduction of testing positive for COVID-19, not a reduction in the absolute number of COVID-19 infections.

by | December 18, 2020 | 00:37

The symptoms were discovered during a 15-minute observation period recommended by the CDC. According to Dr. Lindy Jones, an attending physician at Bartlett Memorial Hospital, the worker was initially held in the vaccine monitoring area right after receiving the shot, and took a Benadryl.

by | December 17, 2020 | 00:28

More on the vaccine: Wolf said the state is expecting some 97,000 doses of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine this week, in addition to over 13,000 doses earmarked specifically for Philadelphia. The kingdom earlier said it plans to give the public free coronavirus vaccines, but has yet to answer any questions about its program. Desjarlais said the county will be assisting the agencies and the supply chains in the distribution of the vaccine.

by | December 17, 2020 | 02:10

There are 10,039 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 11,177 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases. "You may be doing all you can to protect yourself...it is making a difference, and that is what we all need to do". "If you do not pay the fines, we will send collections after you".

by | December 17, 2020 | 00:41

Five front-line workers in Ontario were among the first Canadians to receive the vaccine at one of Toronto's hospitals. After receiving the shot, Pykosh gave a thumbs up to the cameras. Under the terms of the agreement, Reig Jofre said it will be responsible for the formulation, filling and packaging of the vaccine, while Janssen will handle distribution.

by | December 16, 2020 | 01:56

More recently, officials have publicly anxious that the Thanksgiving holiday and upcoming gatherings during the December holidays could lead to another spike in cases and deaths. See the full Minnesota COVID-19 situation update here. A physician, nurse, respiratory therapist, pharmacist, patient care tech, and environmental services tech at Parkview Health got the initial shot shortly after noon, according to the Indiana Department of Health.

by | December 16, 2020 | 02:06

There are now 23 people with the virus in the hospital, which is unchanged from statistics released by the county Health Department on Friday. 1A. Health care workers, with first distribution to those with direct exposure to COVID-19 in their work (such as hospital paid and unpaid workers, from clinicians to maintenance), EMS, long-term care facilities (LTCF) employees, and residents.

by | December 16, 2020 | 01:28

Health care workers and long-term care facility residents are at the front of the line. On Friday, President Donald Trump , a Republican, sent out an angry tweet calling the FDA a "big, old, slow turtle", adding: "Get the dam vaccines out NOW, Dr Hahn".