Hospitals in a Brazil state have run out of oxygen supplies and made an urgent call for help from the United States. But the problem is that the American hospitals are not in a good condition themselves: they are reportedly reaching breaking point
Despite concerns over fairness and higher prices, Islamabad agreed this week to allow the commercial import and sale of vaccines without price caps, in contrast to most countries, which are importing and administering vaccines through government channels.
"Pleased to announce that registration for getting Covid vaccine is now open for all citizens 65 and above. Just write down [yo]ur CNIC number and send message on 1166. Inshallah vaccinations for this age group will start in March,” Minister Asad Umar said in a tweet.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that 81,790 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were given in the past 24 hours
The total number of doses provided up to Friday stands at 2,339,073 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 23.65 doses per 100 people.
On Jan.28, the federal government gave the green light for three COVID-19 vaccines including Russia’s Sputnik-V, China’s Sinopharm and UK’s Oxford-AstraZeneca for emergency use in the country for which a step-by-step guide was also issued.
Apropos with the latest talk in the town about COVID-19 vaccines, I am glad that finally, we have found a suitable remedy. As we all are aware, we have been living with this for a year and the virus still continues to haunt us. There are so many who lost their precious life,
Vaccines are the shot in the arm we all need, literally and figuratively. The real danger is that even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the worlds of haves and have-nots.
The vaccines, which are administered in two doses spaced 21 or 28 days apart, are especially safe because they do not contain the live virus that causes COVID-19.
Simultaneous inauguration ceremonies, held in major cities of all provinces as well as in Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, were attended by the respective chief executives and other high-ranking officials.