Despite hospitals overflowing with patients, heart-breaking numbers of deaths and COVID-19 infection rates hovering at dangerous levels, there are some signs that the daily increase in the number of coronavirus cases is beginning to flatten in California.
In line with the Ministry of Health’s plan to provide the vaccine to more than 50% of UAE’s population, a total of 66,219 doses were given in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of doses to 1,086,568.
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.
I do sometimes wonder if the country really does want to “send the coronavirus packing”, as Boris Johnson once put it. If we are to treat this as a war on COVID-19, then it should be “total war”. Certain civil liberties have to be curtailed in such
This is with reference to your report, “World coronavirus death toll nears 1.6 million” (Dec. 13). This is indeed a grim reality. The only silver lining is that inoculations are also starting in the US and Canada.
A nurse in New York became the first person in the US to be vaccinated when she received the Pfizer-BioNTech shot live on television.
The members of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee (VRBPAC) will hold a vote on whether or not to recommend that the FDA issues an emergency use authorisation (EUA).
The Gates Foundation's latest contribution, its largest till date, comes on top of the $70 million funding that it added in November. This brings its total commitments to the global pandemic response to $1.75 billion, the foundation said.