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

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

The committee's recommendation is based on clinical data supporting the vaccine which comprises results from Moderna's 30,000 participant Phase III study and ACIP's interim guidance on the allocation of first doses.

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.

The vaccine arrived Tuesday morning and by the afternoon, 10 doses had been administered.

Pakistan has wrote a letter to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, for provision of COVID-19 vaccine free of cost as well as on concessional price to the country, citing the health ministry sources, ARY News reported on Thursday.

A person who received the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 had a severe allergic reaction several minutes later but appears to be recovering, the Alabama Department of Public Health said Wednesday.

Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin today announced that only adults will be receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Mexico expects to receive 1.4 million doses of the Pflizer-BioNTech product by the end of January.

When the vaccine becomes available, frontline workers in the public and private sector will be the first in line to receive the vaccine.

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. "We are grateful to be able to provide this added protection to our care team members who have been an vast source of strength and support for our communities", said Ann Smith, the Chief Nursing Officer at CRMC. "The size and scale of our health care operation provides us with the unique ability to efficiently facilitate COVID-19 testing and immunize a large portion of the USA population, once the authorized vaccines become more widely available". According to the Texas Health and Human Services, there are more than 1.59 million confirmed Covid-19 cases in the state, while the death toll stood at 25,948.

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