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Hong Kong calls time-out on #AstraZeneca
14:20, Friday, 09 April, 2021
Hong Kong has asked embattled drug giant AstraZeneca to delay delivery of its Covid-19 vaccine and requested they offer a second-generation version ...
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Coronavirus cases wordwide up 14% in past week — WHO
11:28, Wednesday, 31 March, 2021
More than 3.8 million novel coronavirus cases were registered worldwide in the past week, which is 14% more than during the previous seven-day ...
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There is growing uncertainty around the use of #AstraZeneca․ Experts
12:16, Tuesday, 30 March, 2021
There is growing uncertainty around the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine. On Monday, Canada’s National Advisory Committee on ...
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#Pfizer, #BioNTech launch #COVID-19 vaccine trial in kids
17:28, Friday, 26 March, 2021
Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech SE began testing their COVID-19 vaccine in children under 12, with hopes of expanding vaccination to that age ...
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Contentious Hunt for Covid’s Origin Points to China Animal Trade
16:12, Monday, 22 March, 2021
Scientists tracing the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic believe they’ve identified a possible transmission source: China’s thriving wildlife ...
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Palm Beach County baby is the first to be born with COVID-19 antibodies after mother vaccinated during pregnancy
23:15, Wednesday, 17 March, 2021
Two local pediatricians, Dr. Paul Gilbert and Dr. Chad Rudnick said it was here in Palm Beach County where for the first time, an infant was born ...
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#Reuters: The European Union is studying obtaining the ''Sputnik V'' vaccine
14:30, Monday, 15 March, 2021
Reuters reported, according to diplomatic and official sources in the European Union, that the bloc is heading to the Russian “Sputnik” ...
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#NYT։ US is sitting on tens of millions of coronavirus vaccine doses that the world needs
16:45, Friday, 12 March, 2021
Tens of millions of doses of the coronavirus vaccine made by British-Swedish company AstraZeneca are sitting idly in U.S. manufacturing facilities, ...
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Former U.S. presidents Obama, Bush, Clinton, Carter and First Ladies promote vaccine in new advertisements
00:00, Friday, 12 March, 2021
Former U.S. Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter will star in two new public service announcements (PSA) for the ...
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#BioNTech and #Pfizer plan to produce up to 3 billion doses of the #COVID_19 vaccine
11:30, Wednesday, 10 March, 2021
BioNTech could have the capacity to develop 3 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine next year, Chief Executive Ugur Sahin said in an interview ...
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Health worker hospitalised after reaction to COVID vaccine
00:35, Friday, 05 March, 2021
A Gold Coast health worker was hospitalised after having an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine.The person had an anaphylactic reaction when ...
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Probe launched after 1,032 doses of COVID-19 vaccine spoil in Japan
04:10, Wednesday, 03 March, 2021
The government said Tuesday an investigation would be launched after more than 1,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses had to be thrown out when a freezer ...
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“Coronavirus lethality worldwide decreases by 20% in one week”.WHO
14:30, Wednesday, 24 February, 2021
The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has decreased by 11% during the period of February 15-21, while the number of fatalities has ...
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At least 20 million years of life have been lost to coronavirus
19:30, Friday, 19 February, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic may have resulted in an astonishing 20 million years of life lost worldwide, according to estimates from a new study. On ...
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#Pfizer started testing vaccine in pregnant women
12:25, Friday, 19 February, 2021
Pfizer and BioNTech have started an international study with 4,000 volunteers to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of their COVID-19 vaccine in ...
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Nearly 500 Peru gov’t officials secretly vaccinated against coronavirus
17:00, Tuesday, 16 February, 2021
Peru’s president announced Monday night that 487 officials, including the former ministers of foreign affairs and health, took advantage of ...
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Another coronavirus strain discovered in UK
15:40, Tuesday, 16 February, 2021
Yet another coronavirus variant (B.1.525) has been detected in the UK, as well as ten other countries, including the US, reported the Sputnik news ...
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The WHO considers that #COVID_19 began to spread in China in October 2019
15:20, Thursday, 11 February, 2021
About 90 people were hospitalized with Covid-19-like symptoms in central China in the two months before the disease was first identified in Wuhan in ...
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Nearly 130 countries remain with no access to #COVID_19 vaccines
14:45, Thursday, 11 February, 2021
As of today, 2.5 billion people in about 130 countries do not have access to coronavirus vaccines. This is emphasized in a joint statement by WHO ...
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UN chief receives #COVID_19 vaccine
11:50, Friday, 29 January, 2021
The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in ...
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Mexican President tests positive for #COVID_19
12:10, Monday, 25 January, 2021
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has tested positive for Covid-19, he said on Sunday evening.The President, who tweeted from his ...
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Sri Lanka minister who drank sorcerer’s anti-Covid potion tests positive
17:45, Sunday, 24 January, 2021
Sri Lanka’s health minister, who has faced criticism for consuming and endorsing a herbal syrup made by a sorcerer, has tested positive for ...
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1,900 doses of #Moderna vaccine destroyed after cleaner accidentally unplugs freezer in Boston
01:05, Saturday, 23 January, 2021
Thousands of doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine were destroyed after a cleaner in Boston accidentally unplugged the freezer in which they were ...
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WHO reports surge in coronavirus deaths
14:20, Wednesday, 20 January, 2021
Over 93,000 people died from coronavirus in the past week, which is a record high figure since the start of the pandemic, the World Health ...
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WHO says expects global COVID deaths to top 100,000 a week
00:50, Tuesday, 19 January, 2021
Global deaths from COVID-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week "very soon", from more than 93,000 reported last week, the World Health ...
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More than 20 people vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine died in Norway
20:10, Thursday, 14 January, 2021
n Norway, 23 people vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine against coronavirus have died. This is stated on the website of the Norwegian Agency for ...
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Doctor died after getting #Pfizer #Covid-19 vaccine
03:15, Saturday, 09 January, 2021
The grieving wife of a leading Florida doctor has told DailyMail.com how her ‘perfect’ husband died from a mystery blood disorder - just ...
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Two people died in Norway after being vaccinated against Corona
13:45, Wednesday, 06 January, 2021
The Norwegian Medicines Agency announced that two inmates in a nursing home have died after being vaccinated with the US “Pfizer” ...
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Israel's health ministry authorizes use of #Moderna's #COVID_19 vaccine
12:45, Tuesday, 05 January, 2021
Israel's health ministry has authorised a COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. drugmaker Moderna Inc, the company and an Israeli official said, ...
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Turkey reports 15 cases of UK's new Covid-19 variant - latest updates
22:30, Friday, 01 January, 2021
Turkey has detected 15 cases of mutated virus strain brought in by UK travellers, and suspended further entry from the UK, says Health Minister ...
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