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Boris Johnson Delays Reopening After Warning That Thousands Could Die
Boris Johnson has delayed lifting the last COVID-19 restrictions in the UK by a month.
AstraZeneca post-exposure drug reduce the risk of developing Covid-19 by only 33%
AstraZeneca's drug does not prevent symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus.
Vaccination with AstraZeneca in circuits 8-7, 8-8 and 8-10 extended until June 30 v
Men and women over 30 years of age who want to take AstraZeneca doses must register in advance.
Two Doses Mostly Prevent Hospitalisation With Delta Variant: UK Body
Scientists said two jabs of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine stopped the need for in-patient treatment in 96 percent of cases.
Vaccines From Pfizer, AstraZeneca Protect Against Delta Strain
The findings, presented in a research letter published in The Lancet, come as U.K. officials wrestle with whether to delay a lift in pandemic restrictions as the delta variant spreads.
Vaccination Center in Westland Mall to Begin Operation Monday
The vaccination center at Westland Mall will operate from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm and will serve those who are registered and by appointment.
Panama receives fourth batch of AstraZeneca with 204,000 doses
This is the second delivery that the pharmaceutical AstraZeneca makes to Panama through the bilateral mechanism.
"We Need More": UN Joins Criticism Of G7 Global Covid Vaccine Pledge
On the G7 Covid vaccine plan, head of UN Antonio Guterres said that the world needed to act "with with a logic, with a sense of urgency, and with the priorities of a war economy."
Oxford vaccine inventors recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
The Oxford University scientists who invented the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are among those to be honoured by Queen Elizabeth, among a number of recipients who played key roles in Britain’s coronavirus response, the government said on...
Fourth batch of AstraZeneca vaccines will arrive in Panama this Saturday
This will be the second delivery of vaccines that the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will make to Panama through the bilateral mechanism.
France reopens restaurants, bars and borders as COVID-19 rules ease
French people are from Wednesday allowed back into restaurants and bars while foreign travellers with a COVID passport can once more visit the country.
Minsa clarifies that registering is a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19
The Minsa explains that through registration the date and time to apply the corresponding dose is guaranteed.
South Asian Nations Turn To China, Russia For COVID-19 Vaccine Supplies
Nepal halted inoculations at the end of May amid shortage, while Sri Lanka has been aggressively rolling out China's Sinopharm jab after receiving two million doses in the past week
US, India, China Account For 60% Of 2 Billion Vaccine Doses Distributed Globally: WHO
Senior Advisor to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Bruce Aylward made the comments at a press briefing on Friday.
Panama vaccinates athletes who will attend international events against covid
107 athletes arrived in Roberto Durán Arena, in Panama City, to receive the immunization.
"...To Save Lives": US President Biden Unveils International Covid Vaccine Sharing Plan
"We are sharing these doses not to secure favors or extract concessions. We are sharing these vaccines to save lives and to lead the world in bringing an end to the pandemic, with the power of our example and with our values," US Preside...
These seven countries are now using the EU's COVID travel pass
Travellers can use the pass to prove that they are vaccinated, have tested negative, or are vaccinated against COVD-19.
UK in talks with AstraZeneca for modified Covid-19 vaccine to tackle South African variant – British Health Secretary
The UK government is in talks with AstraZeneca over securing doses of its modified Covid-19 vaccine to target a variant of the virus first found in South Africa, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed.
COVID-19 vaccination in circuits 3-1 and 3-2 begins on Wednesday
This phase of vaccination against COVID-19 is aimed at adults over 60 years of age, pregnant women and teachers in the province of Colón circuits 3-1 and 3-2, starting Wednesday June 2, 2021.
Panama reports 106 cases of SARS CoV-2 variants
The district of San Francisco in Panama City is the sector of the country where variants predominate the most, mainly the United Kingdom strain with 12 cases.
WHO greenlights China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine
China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine "meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing," the UN health body said on Tuesday.
In rich countries, vaccines are making Covid-19 a manageable health issue
For the UK and elsewhere the pandemic’s end is in sight, but less fortunate parts of the world urgently need help
Sucre: Having 14% of the population vaccinated does not mean herd immunity
Sucre warned that although there is 14% of the population vaccinated against covid-19, you cannot lower your guard against the possibility of a third wave.
China lashes out at yet another US intelligence investigation into virus origin
China is sensitive to allegations that it could have done more to stop the spread of a pandemic.
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