G7 leaders pledge 1bn doses of vaccines for poorer countries – Johnson

G7 leaders pledge one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines for poorer countries, says PM Boris Johnson. Source link

G7: World leaders promise one billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations

After the first meeting of world leaders in two years, Mr Johnson said “the world was looking to us to reject some of the selfish, nationalistic approaches that marred the initial global response to the pandemic and to channel all our diplomatic, economic and scientific might to defeating Covid for good”. Source link

UK to donate more than 100m surplus vaccine doses, says PM

Boris Johnson says the donations to countries in need will begin within weeks. Source link

Delta variant: NI reduces time between Covid-19 vaccine doses

On Thursday, NI Chief Medical Officer Dr Michael McBride said the decision to reduce the interval between vaccine doses had been taken following updated advice from the independent experts at the JCVI, who had considered the latest available evidence on the Delta variant. Source link

Covid-19: More than 50m vaccine doses given in England

The health secretary hails the milestone as 32 and 33-year-olds are offered the jab. Source link

Malawi burns thousands of expired AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses

Health officials hope the event will increase public confidence in getting the vaccination. Source link

Covid-19: India vaccination crosses 100 million doses

But despite the huge inoculation drive, India has just registered another record increase in cases. Source link

British Columbia update on COVID-19 – February 23, 2021

In Victoria, Dr. Bonnie Henry, British Columbia’s provincial health officer, and B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix provide an update on the province’s response to … source

Why 2 COVID Vaccine Doses Are Needed

The emergence of highly infectious variants from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil have increased the need to be cautious regarding the vaccine protocol, since high infection rates will promote continued mutation of the coronavirus, said Monto, a professor of epidemiology and global public health with the University of Michigan School of Public Health.… Continue reading Why 2 COVID Vaccine Doses Are Needed