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Third Case of COVID-19 virus called VUI-202012/01 Reported in Ontario
- December 28, 2020

This variant has now been detected in multiple countries beyond the UK. "As the monitoring continues, it is expected that other cases of this variant and other variants of concern may be found in Canada ", the Public Health Agency of Canada said in a statement. (more...)
Wars, instability pose vaccine challenges in poor nations Wars, instability pose vaccine challenges in poor nations
- December 28, 2020

Fragmental releases of efficacy data for the COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac could undermine confidence in the shot, experts warned, as several countries prepare for mass inoculations with the vaccine. In Croatia, the first person to receive the vaccine was in a residential home for elderly people in the capital Zagreb. Echoing concerns from officials across the continent, Health Minister Olivier Veran said France has not ruled out imposing a third nationwide lockdown if ... (more...)
Covid-19 Vaccine- Scientists Find The Culprit Behind The Allergic Reaction Covid-19 Vaccine- Scientists Find The Culprit Behind The Allergic Reaction
- December 28, 2020

Dr Hossein Sadrzadeh, a geriatric oncology fellow, experienced his tongue and his throat tingling and then began to sweat and go pale. "He felt he was developing an allergic reaction and was allowed to self-administer his personal [allergy autoinjector]". (more...)
Quebec reports 6,783 new coronavirus cases since Dec Quebec reports 6,783 new coronavirus cases since Dec
- December 28, 2020

The UK has reported 30,501 new COVID-19 cases, with a further 316 deaths within 28 days of a positive test. Montreal was once again the most affected region in the province with 946 new infections on December 27, bringing the total confirmed case count since the beginning of the pandemic to 68,680. (more...)
Irelands vaccine programme will ‘catch up Irelands vaccine programme will ‘catch up
- December 28, 2020

Dr. Annalisa Malara, who diagnosed Italy's first domestic case on February 20 that confirmed Europe's outbreak was underway, was on hand at her hospital in Codogno to encourage all Italians to get the shot. After the vaccination at the Tresnjevka retirement home, PM Plenkovic, Health Minister Vili Beros and the head of Zagreb's Dr Fran Mihaljevic hospital for infectious diseases, Alemka Markotic, will visit that institution, whose staff will get vaccinated as well. (more...)
US adds 1 million virus cases in less than a week US adds 1 million virus cases in less than a week
- December 28, 2020

The Johns Hopkins data, which is considered a reference in tracking the pandemic, showed that the USA is in the lead worldwide in terms of the number of infections and deaths caused by the virus. Just six days ago, the U.S. crossed the threshold of 18 million cases. Dr. Anthony Fauci issued a warning to the American people that he believes the worst of the coronavirus pandemic is yet to come as the U.S. (more...)
Europe begins corona vaccination drive to end pandemic Europe begins corona vaccination drive to end pandemic
- December 28, 2020

France gives vaccination priority to elderly residents of care facilities and their staff. On Sunday, only half the medical staff in a Warsaw hospital where the country's first shot was administered had signed up. The bloc had planned a coordinated rollout on Sunday but Hungary, Germany and Slovakia began vaccinating people on Saturday. Each country is deciding on its own who will get the first shots. (more...)
96-year-old is first Spaniard vaccinated for Covid-19 96-year-old is first Spaniard vaccinated for Covid-19
- December 28, 2020

The World Health Organization could decide whether to give its emergency use approval for the Pfizer candidate by the end of the year as part of its COVAX programme aimed at providing shots for poor- and middle-income countries. The Department of Health reported 1,296 new cases yesterday, the highest-ever number confirmed in a single day in the Republic. Spain , France and Germany , among others, are vowing to put the elderly and residents in nursing homes first. (more...)
First Vaccine Due In Clare Nursing Homes On January 18th First Vaccine Due In Clare Nursing Homes On January 18th
- December 28, 2020

The website added ( ParCare Community Health Network Receives 3,500 Moderna Vaccines Today, Vaccinates 500 Patients ): "Boro Park residents, or anyone who lives near any of ParCare's five other locations, which received the balance of the 2800 vaccines, can sign up for the vaccines at parcarevaccine.com". (more...)
California becomes first USA state to surpass 2 million COVID-19 cases
- December 28, 2020

Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths have mounted exponentially in recent weeks and are breaking new records. To date, LA Public Health has identified 706,448 positive cases of COVID-19 across all areas of L.A. The mutation is up to 70 percent more contagious, but it doesn't appear to be any more deadly. The spread has been so rapid since Thanksgiving, when many families defied public health guidelines and gathered in large groups, that some have wondered if something about the ... (more...)
U.S. doctor suffers serious allergic reaction to moderna's vaccine U.S. doctor suffers serious allergic reaction to moderna's vaccine
- December 28, 2020

It is a well-known fact that persons with underlying conditions are vulnerable to COVID-19 due to their weak immune system. People with underlying medical conditions are able to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as long as they have not had a severe allergic reaction to any of the ingredients, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ( CDC ) said. (more...)
US Taking Hard Look at Variant of Coronavirus: Fauci
- December 28, 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that a coronavirus surge throughout America is a likely possibility following the holiday season. "Do you agree that the worst is still yet to come?" Dr Fauci warned that hospitals are already struggling to deal with the amount of Covid-19 patients and said that "we are really at a very critical point", before adding: "As we get into the next few weeks it might actually get worse". (more...)
All EU countries receive Covid-19 vaccine, vaccination starts tomorrow All EU countries receive Covid-19 vaccine, vaccination starts tomorrow
- December 28, 2020

Hungarian head physician Adrienne Kertesz receives a vaccine from head of the National Institute of Hematology and Infectology Janos Szlavik, right, after the first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines against the new coronavirus bought by Hungary arrived at the Southern Pest Central Hospital in Budapest, Hungary, December 26, 2020. (more...)
Europe finally starts vaccinating… three weeks after Britain Europe finally starts vaccinating… three weeks after Britain
- December 27, 2020

Northern Ireland did not release any figures relating to coronavirus cases or deaths on Sunday. The French government has planned a gradual roll-out plan to invite citizens, on a voluntary basis and free of charge, to receive COVID-19 vaccine. (more...)
Boxing Day shoppers grab a bargain - where tiers allow Boxing Day shoppers grab a bargain - where tiers allow
- December 27, 2020

More than 32,700 new cases of the disease were reported on Christmas day. But Britain's Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Saturday that more than 15,000 drivers had been tested and that the backlog at a testing site at Manston Airport would be cleared by Sunday morning. (more...)
Global COVID-19 cases surpass 80 mln: Johns Hopkins University
- December 27, 2020

Scientists have also begun a second clinical trial named Provent, to examine the use of the antibody for people who may not benefit from vaccinations, such as patients with a compromised immune system, or those at increased risk of Covid-19 infection due to factors such as age and existing conditions. (more...)
COVID-19: Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Likely To Get Approval In India First COVID-19: Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine Likely To Get Approval In India First
- December 27, 2020

The application made by Serum Institute of India (SII) was reviewed by Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) earlier in December. Also Read - Corona Vaccine Update: "Serum Institute claims- 'COVISHIELD " safe, denies Volunteer's allegations ... (more...)
Biden calls on Trump to sign coronavirus stimulus bill Biden calls on Trump to sign coronavirus stimulus bill
- December 27, 2020

Million have lost unemployment benefitsa s Trump continues to demand larger COVID relief checks. While the outgoing president's strategy for the bill remains unclear, he has not vetoed it and could still sign it in coming days. "Why would politicians not want to give people $2,000, rather than only $600?.Give our people the money!" the billionaire president tweeted on Christmas Day, much of which he spent golfing at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. (more...)
Covid 19 coronavirus: Sydney's Bronte Beach party broken up by police
- December 27, 2020

New South Wales has recorded seven new cases of coronavirus overnight from nearly, 000 tests, with a pub on the Northern Beaches now an increasingly crucial venue. In the next few days many residents that have been in hotspots or have come in contact with positive cases will finish 14 days isolation. "The direct contacts will start to test positive and that is where we will see a large number of case numbers eventuate". (more...)
Czech Republic Starts Rollout Of Coronavirus Vaccine
- December 27, 2020

Several other countries including Saudi Arabia and Mexico have also approved it. The European Medicines Agency on January 6 will consider approving another coronavirus vaccine made by Moderna, which is already being used in the United States. (more...)

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