Tag Archives: VACCIN

Children hospitalized with COVID-19 in U.S. hits record number

[ad_1] Aug 14 (Reuters) – The number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the United States hit a record high of just over 1,900 on Saturday, as hospitals across the South were stretched to capacity fighting outbreaks caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant. The Delta variant, which is rapidly …

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Mississippi hospital puts beds in parking garage to cope with COVID-19 surge

[ad_1] Health care workers arrive for the morning shift at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, in the state capital of one of the first U.S. states to declare themselves fully open after a year of lockdowns, and closures during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. March …

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U.S. FDA authorizes COVID-19 vaccine boosters for the immunocompromised

[ad_1] Aug 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday authorized a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) for people with compromised immune systems. A few other countries, such as Israel and Germany, plan to or have already administered the …

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Brazil Senate approves bill that could allow coronavirus vaccine patents to be broken

[ad_1] BRASILIA, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday approved a bill authorizing the president to temporarily break patents for vaccines and their ingredients in health or public emergencies, such as the coronavirus pandemic. The bill, having already passed in the lower house, will go to President Jair Bolsonaro …

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Finland’s coronavirus infections hit new daily record

[ad_1] Syringes with AstraZeneca vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are pictured in Laakso hospital in Helsinki, Finland March 11, 2021. Picture taken March 11, 2021. REUTERS/Essi Lehto/File Photo HELSINKI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Finland on Thursday registered a record number of new coronavirus infections in the space of a …

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Hawaii to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions as Delta variant surges

[ad_1] A surfboard concession stand is closed on Waikiki Beach due to the business downturn caused by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S. April 28, 2020. Picture taken April 28, 2020. REUTERS/Marco Garcia Aug 11 (Reuters) – Hawaii will re-impose COVID-19 restrictions limiting social gatherings to avert straining …

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Turkey’s daily coronavirus cases close to three month-high

[ad_1] A medic prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in an ambulance parked on a main street as her colleagues make public announcement from it to convince people to get vaccinated amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in Diyarbakir, Turkey July 27, 2021. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar ISTANBUL, Aug 10 (Reuters) …

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Merkel prods Germans to get COVID-19 vaccine as 4th wave worries mount

[ad_1] Merkel urges Germans to get vaccinated Government to stop offering free tests from Oct. 11 Agrees measures aimed at increasing vaccination rate BERLIN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Germany’s coronavirus vaccination drive has slowed and those people who have not taken up the opportunity to have shots will have to …

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Inovio focused on launching global COVID-19 vaccine trial next month – CEO

[ad_1] A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Aug 10 (Reuters) – Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) is focused on launching the global late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate next month, …

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Pentagon to seek approval to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory

[ad_1] WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Pentagon on Monday said that it will seek U.S. President Joe Biden’s approval by mid-September to require 1.3 million military members to get vaccinated against COVID-19, anticipating full regulatory clearance for a vaccine by then. After setting COVID-19 rules for federal workers, Biden …

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