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China - President Addresses United Nations General Debate, 76th Session (English)
Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, addresses the general debate of the 76th Session of the General Assembly of the UN (New York, 21-27 September 2021). Chinese President Xi today told the General Assembly, “Democ...
Valentino Launches 'Vaccinated' Hoodies with Unicef
Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli and Lady Gaga have already been spotted showing off the new merchandise.
Panama receives new batch of AstraZeneca via Covax with 74,400 doses
This new shipment of the AstraZeneca anticovid vaccine arrived in Panama through the Covax mechanism of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).
AstraZeneca fulfills contract with Panama after delivery of 163,200 new doses
According to the Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) Panama has received a total of 1,212,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
Bill Gates and Tony Blair on the urgent need to end vaccine apartheid
Huge parts of the world are getting left behind, remaining unvaccinated - here, global thought leaders say we need to step up fast
Panama receives new batch of Pfizer vaccines with 375,570 doses
Our World in Data reveals that Panama is in the tenth position in the world in the placement of vaccines against COVID-19, says the Minsa.
163,200 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine arrive in Panama
The Minister of Health explained that with this new shipment the second doses will be applied to those who have already been inoculated with AstraZeneca.
WHO calls for a moratorium on booster shots until at least the end of September
The World Health Organization is calling for a moratorium on booster shots until at least the end of September, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a news briefing in Geneva on Wednesday.
WHO Calls For Moratorium On COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Till September End
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged the countries and companies controlling the supply of doses to change course immediately and prioritise less wealthy states.
WHO Urges Action To Suppress Covid Before Deadlier Variants Emerge
The highly-transmissible variant, first detected in India, has now surfaced in 132 countries and territories, the World Health Organization said.
UK Announces Global Vaccine Rollout To Commonwealth, Asian Nations
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the rollout of an initial nine million inoculations from Friday would go to Kenya, Jamaica and several Asian nations.
World Bank To Finance Extra COVID-19 Vaccines For Poorer Nations
The new mechanism will allow those countries to buy additional doses on top of the subsidised ones they will already receive via Covax.
Eight private hospitals in Panama, Colón and Chiriquí will function as vaccination centers
The approval of vaccination in private hospitals arises due to the large number of doses of the anticovid vaccines that have arrived in the country.
Minister Sucre: Private hospitals will begin vaccination in the following weeks
The Health Minister pointed out that there are already private hospitals that have offered to participate in the vaccination process.
"Fill And Finish": Pfizer BioNTech To Produce COVID-19 Vaccines In South Africa
Coronavirus: Under the agreement, Cape Town-based Biovac will complete the last step in the manufacturing process of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, known as "fill and finish".
Tonight 100,000 more doses of Pfizer's vaccine will arrive in Panama through Covax
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erika Mouynes confirmed the arrival of this batch of vaccines with which almost one million doses are reached in a week.
UK says it sees Guaido as Venezuela’s ‘only legitimate president’ ahead of appeal hearing in battle for blocked gold
The British Foreign Office has backed Venezuela’s opposition figurehead Juan Guaido in his battle for the country’s gold reserves. A court ruled earlier that London may have recognized President Nicolas Maduro as de facto leader.
Panama will receive more than 460,000 doses of the vaccine from Pfizer
It would be the batch with the largest quantity of vaccines that Panama receives to reinforce the immunization strategy.
Israel is offering a third Pfizer shot amid spiking cases, even as the U.S. says it's not yet needed
Pfizer says its booster vaccine "has the potential to preserve the highest levels of protective efficacy against all currently known variants including Delta."
WHO: Rich countries should donate vaccines, not use boosters
Top officials at the World Health Organization say there's not enough evidence to show that third doses of coronavirus vaccines are needed and appealed Monday for the scarce shots to be shared with poor countries who have yet to immunize...
European Union Hits Goal Of Delivering Vaccines For 70% Of Adults
When the coronavirus epidemic hit Europe last yeat, the European Commission -- which previously had little role in health policy -- stepped in to coordinate a joint buying programme for members.
WHO Chief Calls For Vaccinating 10% Population In Every Nation By September
COVID-19 Vaccines: According to a UN report, COVID-19 vaccination rates are uneven across countries, ranging from below 1 per cent of the population in some countries to above 60 per cent in others.
World Health Organization Identifies Issues At Russian Vaccine Plant
World Health Organization released a summary report of its preliminary findings, detailing six issues found during its May 31 to June 4 visit to the Pharmstandard Ufa Vitamin Plant in Ufa, southern Russia.
G-7 leaders agree on vaccines, China and taxing corporations
The leaders of the world’s richest countries have pledged more than 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer nations, endorsed a global minimum tax on multinational corporations and agreed they will work together to challenge China’...
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