‘Proceeding with caution’: Aussie Covid jab plan going ahead after Norway deaths

18 Janvier, 2021, 12:36 | Auteur: Anatole Charbonneau
  • Norway: 23 people die after taking coronavirus vaccine; caution raised

New Zealand's Minister for Covid-19 Response Chris Hipkins said he hadn't looked at the full detail of the deaths reported in Norway, which came overnight.

The plan is taking some of the stings out of the markets due to the spread of the new variant virus.

Hunt also highlighted "a heartening report" from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which had reviewed approximately 1.8 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine "with very positive results in terms of both the safety and the efficacy". We'll then go to people gradually to review the policy at their own pace before new business options are available on May 15."It reiterated that personal conversations on WhatsApp were end-to-end encrypted, and therefore neither WhatsApp nor Facebook could see the content of private messages.The company had previously stressed that the new privacy changes centred on enabling corporate users to access Facebook services, such as in-app shopping and secure hosting".

Vaccine manufacturers, FPfizer-BioNtech, are working with the Norwegian regulator to investigate the deaths and has claimed that "the number of incidents so far is not alarming, and in line with expectations".

Several efforts are underway to help produce and distribute the vaccines more quickly.

Israel has given at least one vaccine dose to more than two million of its citizens, a pace widely described as the world's fastest per capita.

It will use two vaccines, the Oxford-AstraZeneca shot made locally by India's Serum Institute, and a homegrown jab called Covaxin.

The agency reported Thursday that a total of 29 people had suffered side effects, including the 13 people who died. Because vaccinated and non-vaccinated people are mingling, there could be "herd effects of immunization".

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Belgium has registered 20,396 COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

However, the United Kingdom reported 38,598 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, which is the lowest since December 27.

Doctors in Norway are now being instructed to carefully consider whether to vaccinate people who are very frail or at the end of life, but otherwise the rollout of the Pfizer jab is continuing as planned.

He said they'll have the authority to temporarily shut down facilities found to be breaching the rules, and to disperse groups of more than five people.

Health Minister Christine Elliott said Toronto and the neighbouring regions of Peel and York continue to post the highest infection rates in the province.

Asked if he would be happy to receive the Pfizer vaccine, Dr Grenfell replied, "I certainly would".

Stock and oil prices fell on Friday, pressured by intensifying lockdowns while the safe-haven U.S. dollar index posted its largest weekly gain in more than two months.

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