Tag Archives: Vaccines

Top international health officials worry about new Covid variants that may be able to evade vaccines

A medical worker injects a man with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, May 19, 2021. Seth | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Top health officials in Europe and Africa said Wednesday they are worried about the potential emergence of new Covid variants that could render… Read More »

White House Lists Countries Getting First Batch of Extra COVID Vaccines

FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 — An initial 25 million doses of coronavirus vaccines will be sent out this month to a “wide range of countries” in Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Africa, along with the Palestinian territories, war-ravaged Gaza and the West Bank, the White House announced Thursday. The doses are the first… Read More »

Mixing COVID-19 vaccines could be making the best ‘of a bad situation’

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada With AstraZeneca delays, and 36 million doses of Pfizer and Moderna scheduled to come, mixing for potentially hundreds of thousands of people may become unavoidable Author of the article: Sharon Kirkey Publishing date: May 05, 2021  •  2 days ago  •  5 minute read  •  35 Comments A Peel Region… Read More »

Maldives to offer holidaymakers vaccines on arrival in a push to revive tourism

Maldives will soon offer visitors vaccinations on arrival as part of its three-pronged initiative aimed at reviving the country’s hard hit travel sector, according to its tourism minister. The “3V” strategy, which encourages tourists to “visit, vaccinate, and vacation,” will provide a “more convenient” way to visit the country, Abdulla Mausoom told CNBC on Wednesday.… Read More »

WHO warns against sales of counterfeit Covid vaccines on the dark web

Small bottles labelled with “Vaccine” stickers stand near a medical syringe in front of displayed “Coronavirus COVID-19” words in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters The World Health Organization warned against counterfeit Covid-19 vaccines sold on the dark web during a press conference Friday. “We urge all people not to buy… Read More »