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

Delta Variant and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Know

Highlights: Study finds two doses needed to block Delta variant. 6,000 die from COVID-19 in single day in India. Delta now dominant strain in U.K.  June 10, 2021 — As the highly transmissible Delta coronavirus variant continues to devastate India and spread to other nations,… Continue reading Delta Variant and COVID-19 Vaccines: What to Know

Covid-19: Vaccines minister says a 'big effort' is needed to vaccinate the world

Boris Johnson has announced that the UK will donate at least 100 million vaccine doses to other countries within the next year. The first doses will be delivered within a few weeks. Speaking before the G7 summit, Mr Johnson said it was a “colossal number of doses.” President Biden has promised half a billion doses… Continue reading Covid-19: Vaccines minister says a 'big effort' is needed to vaccinate the world

Covid vaccines for 25 to 29-year-olds offered in England

People aged 25 and older in England will be able to book a Covid vaccine from Tuesday morning, the health secretary has announced. And Matt Hancock said that would bring “us ever closer to the goal” of offering all adults in the UK a vaccine by the end of July. He was updating MPs on… Continue reading Covid vaccines for 25 to 29-year-olds offered in England

Kids, COVID & Vaccines: What to Know

Kate Oakes, Chicago. Linda Friehling, MD, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. Shipra Gupta, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease, West Virginia University. Mark Pasternack, MD, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, Boston. Michael Smit, MD, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Brenda Zuniga, Woodbridge, VA. American Academy of Pediatrics: “Critical Updates on COVID-19,” COVID-19: State-Level Data Report.” AAP News: “CDC releases… Continue reading Kids, COVID & Vaccines: What to Know

UK 'most trusting' country on Covid vaccines

A survey of 15 countries finds the lowest level of trust in jabs is in Japan. Source link

Covid-19 vaccines: Why some African states can't use their vaccines

African countries have struggled to get vaccines, but some now plan to throw away thousands of doses. Source link

Covid Vaccines: Could they be magnetic?

Videos of people sticking magnets to where they claim they’ve had the Covid vaccine have racked up millions of views on social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram. Some people say there must be something magnetic in the vaccines and others have gone further to say it’s proof of a microchip – a theory which… Continue reading Covid Vaccines: Could they be magnetic?

COVID Vaccines Protect Against Top Variants, WHO Says

May 21, 2021 — The COVID-19 vaccines authorized for use in the United States and Europe offer protection against the four main coronavirus variants known to exist, a World Health Organization official says. “All COVID-19 virus variants that have emerged so far do respond to the available approved vaccines,” WHO European Regional Director… Continue reading COVID Vaccines Protect Against Top Variants, WHO Says

Biden: U.S. to Send U.S.-Approved Vaccines Abroad

May 17, 2021 — The United States will send at least 20 million doses of U.S.-approved COVID-19 vaccines abroad by the end of June, President Joe Biden announced Monday. “Over the past 118 days, our vaccination program has led the world, and today, we’re taking an additional step to help the world,” he said… Continue reading Biden: U.S. to Send U.S.-Approved Vaccines Abroad