Tag archive for ‘Vaccine’
By admin On Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Indian PM Modi receives domestic coronavirus vaccine as country expands inoculation program to seniors

Indian PM Narendra Modi has received his first shot of the country’s domestically produced Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, kicking off the second stage of the nation’s massive inoculation drive, which is now focused More...

By admin On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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‘It’s not about geopolitics, but human health’: Czech PM signals country could use Russian Sputnik V vaccine without EU approval

Local approval of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine would be enough for the Czech Republic to begin using it, PM Andrej Babis has said, signaling that the country would not wait for a green light from EU health More...

By admin On Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Czech leader Zeman reveals he has asked Putin to supply Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine without EU drug watchdog certification

Czech President Milos Zeman says he has sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, asking for a Sputnik V vaccine shipment. Zeman said that Prague won’t insist on EU agency approval for use of the jab. Speaking More...

By admin On Saturday, February 27th, 2021
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Portuguese PM hopes EU Covid-19 vaccine passport in place by summer as bloc split on travel restart

The EU hopes to have Covid-19 vaccine passports ready for use by this summer, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa said on Friday, as optimism grows among some European nations for the restart of international More...

By admin On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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Vaccine race: 88-year-old Frenchman caught speeding at 191 km/h says he was late for Covid-19 jab

An 88-year-old man in France had his license seized for exceeding the speed limit by more than 90 km/h. The veteran driver told the police that he was hitting the gas because he was late for his vaccination appointment. The More...

By admin On Friday, February 26th, 2021
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UK vaccine rollout: Police union critical as under 50s to get Covid jabs ahead of officers or teachers

The UK will stick with offering Covid-19 vaccines to specific age groups rather than changing to prioritise teachers, police, other professions or ethnic groups in the next stage of its vaccination rollout. The More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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EU lawmaker likens AstraZeneca to ‘unreliable second-hand car salesman’ as low European jab confidence hampers vaccine uptake

Doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine are going unused across the EU amid low confidence in the jab after the company was repeatedly criticized by Brussels for not sharing sufficient data and supply problems. Speaking More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Israel suspends sending its Covid vaccine doses to other countries amid legal scrutiny & defense minister’s objections

The office of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has halted the sending of Covid-19 jabs to other countries after the move sparked questions from the state attorney general and angered Defense Minister Benny Gantz. The More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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Another UK care home company announces ‘no jab, no job’ coronavirus vaccine policy

One of the UK’s biggest care home companies has announced that new workers will be required to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or face being unemployed, after another major care home operator made the jab More...

By admin On Thursday, February 25th, 2021
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3rd time’s the charm? Pfizer/BioNTech to study if THREE doses of Covid-19 vaccine can boost immunity against variants

Pfizer and BioNTech will launch a new trial of the Covid-19 vaccine they jointly developed to see if a third dose can act as an effective booster against emerging variants of the virus, they said in a statement More...