Australia administers first Covid-19 vaccines

US winter storms delay vaccine distribution

"We've provisioned so that ... every Australian has access to vaccines".

The prime minister joined Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly and Chief Nursing Officer Alison McMillan getting vaccinated at a Sydney medical centre, as well as healthcare workers.

Around 100 of the first-in-line are expected to receive a text message today, telling them to attend the Gold Coast University Hospital to get the vaccine tomorrow.

Israel's Health Ministry on Saturday said that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 98.9% effective at preventing hospitalizations and death caused by COVID-19. "That's how we beat this pandemic", he said.

Japan has been also trying to beef up its stocks of special syringes that squeeze an extra sixth shot out of each vaccine vial amid a global shortage of the products.

Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Michelle Guido told the Orlando Sentinel that the women altered their birth years on their vaccination registrations to bypass the state system, which prioritizes people age 65 and older.

There were no locally acquired COVID-19 cases reported in Victoria for the second consecutive day after three people in the same family were recorded COVID-positive last week.

"What we've done is a start", Dix said.

India has administered COVID-19 vaccination to 1,01,88,007 people so far as per the MoHFW dashboard.

The Therapeutic Goods Administration had determined the vaccine was safe for breastfeeding mothers, women who were pregnant and mothers considering becoming pregnant, Mr Hunt added.

"This is the hottest commodity that is out there right now", Pino said. "The Massachusetts Seventh Congressional District is a diverse, vibrant, and dynamic district, and one of the hardest hit".

In addition to the 500,000 doses of Sinopharm from China, Pakistan has also secured 17 million indicative doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, out of which 35-40 per cent or 6 to 6.8 million doses will be available within the first quarter of the current year.

"Without going to the trusted players, no people in our communities are going to trust government or the health care system", Elugardo said.

G7 leaders plan to more than double their total support to worldwide coronavirus vaccinations, to $7.5 billion, including through the World Health Organization-led Covax scheme.

"There is something inspirational about walking into a church, and seeing [somebody] being vaccinated with a smile on their face", Curry said.

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