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Panama reports 562 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths in 24 hours
The Ministry of Health reported that Panama accumulates about 368,930 cases of coronavirus and 6,285 deaths.
More than 18,000 people registered to get vaccinated with AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca vaccines will be applied in the autoexpress installed in Colón, David, Coclé, Veraguas, Panamá Oeste, Azuero, and in Rommel Fernández.
Vaccination of non-priority population could start in July
This vaccination date is expected, given that "in July, August and September Panama will receive many doses of Pfizer and AstraZeneca."
WHO chief urges world to follow U.S. lead and support waiving Covid vaccine patent protections
WHO chief says he urges other countries to follow the example of the U.S. on supporting vaccine patent waivers.
Kids are taking governments to court over climate. And they are starting to win
It was early in the morning when Luisa Neubauer got the call from her lawyer. She was staying at her mother's house, frantically trying to finish a book she'd been working on, so she said it took her a moment to realize what had happened.
Italian woman mistakenly given six doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
A 23-year-old woman in Tuscany remains under observation after she was mistakenly given an entire vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine - equivalent to six doses.
Looking At Solutions For Indian COVID-19 Variant: UK PM
"We must be vigilant because the threat of this virus remains real and new variants pose a potentially lethal danger, including the one first identified in India which is of increasing concern here in the UK," said Boris Johnson.
Royal Mail to trial drones to deliver items from mainland UK to Isles of Scilly
If the trial succeeds, the technology could be used to support postal workers in delivering to remote areas in the UK.
"If Not Now, When?": Pandemic Investigator Urges Reforms
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response found that bad decisions, dithering and poor coordination created a "toxic cocktail" which allowed Covid-19 go on to kill at least 3.3 million people so far and upend the globa...
US move on vaccine intellectual property is a 'monumental moment' in COVID-19 fight
A waiver could boost production by lifting intellectual property protections and the EU is also now willing to discuss the move.
Norway Will Not Use AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine: Report
Prime Minister Erna Solberg is expected to announce at 1600 GMT whether Norway will resume the use of the AstraZeneca shot, as well as the government's decision on Johnson & Johnson's inoculation.
Covid Catastrophe "Could Have Been Prevented": Independent Global Panel
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) said a series of bad decisions meant Covid-19 went on to kill at least 3.3 million people so far and devastate the global economy.
Computer Game Helps Health Workers Combat Covid Spread
Players of "Escape Covid-19" are guided through a series of scenarios that health workers at hospitals and long-term care facilities encounter on a daily basis.
French MPs Back Emmanuel Macron's Covid "Pass" After Changes
Opposition parties have criticised the bill for posing a discrimination risk, not least because millions of people have yet to be inoculated.
"Reason That India Is In Dire Straits...": What Dr Fauci Told US Senate
India has been severely affected by the unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus and hospitals in several states are reeling under the shortage of health workers, vaccines, oxygen, drugs and beds.
Panama reports 460 new COVID-19 cases and 4 deaths in 24 hours
The Ministry of Health (Minsa) reported that this Tuesday, May 11, 460 new cases of coronavirus were registered, after the application of 8,616 tests with a positivity rate of 5.3%.
Panama receives second batch of vaccine doses from AstraZeneca
This afternoon the country received some 74,400 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca's pharmaceutical company.
Panama receives a new batch with 70,200 doses of vaccine from Pfizer
With these 70,200 new doses of the COVID-19 vaccine the Ministry of Health (Minsa) will continue with the vaccination operation (PanavaC-19)
Sex and Covid: What are the rules?
Casual sex is still off the cards in Wales and NI - but guidance is changing in England and Scotland.
Desperate tourist-reliant EU nations reopen their ‘Covid-free’ zones. But can enough holidaymakers actually reach them?
EU members are yet to make a joint decision on when to reopen for non-essential travel, but several tourist-dependent countries have already chosen to walk alone, having lost part of the warm-season profits.
Panama reports 252 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths in 24 hours
The Minsa assures that among the accumulated cases they rose to 367,908 and the active cases in Panama are set at 4,278.
US Authorizes Pfizer / BioNTech Anticovid Vaccine for Children 12-15 Years
Canada on Wednesday became the first country to authorize the use of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine for this age segment.
PAHO confirms that Panama will receive a new batch of AstraZeneca doses on Tuesday May 11
The PAHO report reveals that at this time in transit to Panama there are some 74,400 doses, which will arrive in the country at 4:45 pm
Panama Canal is highlighted among leading companies in the country
The Panama Canal was also mentioned in the first place in the logistics sector of the Business Sector Ranking.
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