Japan set to begin 1st COVID-19 vaccine rollout targeting medical workers

Japan set to begin 1st COVID-19 vaccine rollout targeting medical workers - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Monday announced that a case of the coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa has been identified in a local resident, the first known case in the state.

The vaccines will be administered in three initial vaccination hubs at Westmead, Liverpool and Royal Prince Alfred Hospitals.

"Vaccines keep you from getting seriously ill, even if you don't get sick", State epidemiologist Dr. Dean Sidelinger said at a news conference Friday.

The seven-day rolling average of daily new confirmed cases in ME has decreased over the past two weeks, going from about 390 per day on January 31 to almost 190 per day on Sunday.

Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Public Health, Tan Sri Dr Jemilah Mahmood said it was not impossible for Malaysia to achieve zero Covid-19 daily positive case through the implementation of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

'With more than 3,000 people arriving in Sydney from overseas each week, priority is being given to quarantine workers to mitigate the risk of an outbreak, and protect those protecting us'.

"The NSW community has been outstanding helping our health workers to contain the virus, and I am sure we will see similar community support for the vaccine rollout".

"It is more important than ever before". Just because the vaccine rollout has started it doesn't mean we can relax, ' she said.

7-day COVID-19 average in New York City drops below 4%
NY state was one of the hotspots of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the USA , having registered over 8700 new COVID cases as of 12 February.

The CDC data documented the 10 cases of anaphylactic shock among a reported 4,041,396 first doses of the Moderna vaccine.

The Chinese government also claims that a batch of about 600 of the fake vaccines manufactured by Kong were smuggled to Hong Kong before being shipped overseas, and the whereabouts of those vaccines are now unknown.

The government will then target people aged 65 or above, those with existing health conditions, and workers at elderly care facility workers.

Dubai, UAE, 16 February 2021- Emirates SkyCargo has signed an agreement with UNICEF to prioritise the transport of COVID-19 vaccines, essential medicines, medical devices and other critical supplies to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supplies of imported vaccines are a major concern because of supply shortages and restrictions in Europe, where many are manufactured, Kono said.

The first vials of locally produced AstraZeneca vaccine coming off the line in Victoria yesterday.

Hospitals were told to prepare to start vaccinations next week after the Therapeutic Goods Administration conducts batch testing on some of the first vials.

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