UP govt may directly get COVID-19 vaccine doses from global markets
12 Mai, 2021, 03:21 | Auteur: Yves Courtet
Asked about the timeline for getting these vaccines, Sehgal said the state government's intent is to get as many as doses possible at the earliest.
"We want the court to order the company to deliver 90 million additional doses, in addition to the 30 million already delivered in the first quarter", European Commission spokesman Stefan De Keersmaecker told a media conference.
Williams said the province will turn to federal studies to look at whether or not it's safe for those who received an AstraZeneca shot as their first dose to switch to Pfizer or Moderna for their second.
On Tuesday, Alberta public health officials announced that the province will halt the first doses of this viral vector vaccine, and saving the remaining doses it has for second-round shots.
The blood clotting syndrome linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine is extremely rare but can be fatal.
Health officials have previously said the risk of blood clots or death from catching COVID-19 is too severe and encouraged Canadians to take the first vaccine that's offered to them.
Another bottom line, however, is that the second dose won't be postponed "if the product already used is not available", wrote Ministry of Health spokesperson Robert Maranda.
The Uttar Pradesh government may directly procure a large amount of global Covid-19 vaccines such as Sputnik V and those developed by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, officials in the state government said on Tuesday.
In Canada, at least 12 cases have been confirmed out of more than two million doses given and three women have died.
The demand stems from a row between Brussels and AstraZeneca over a shortfall of tens of millions of vaccine doses the company was meant to have delivered to the European Union since the beginning of the year.
Ontario said Tuesday afternoon it will also no longer administer AstraZeneca as first doses due to supply issues.
It is not yet clear if Ontario will be reccomending a second dose of AstraZeneca for those already injected, but the government did note in a release this afternoon that data from the United Kingdom "points to a much-reduced risk of VITT in second doses" of the vaccine.
"People need to be reassured that it's a good thing to have, particularly at the period of time that we needed it", she said.
However, the AstraZeneca vaccine is recommended for all male adults over the ages of 18; all people, irrespective of gender, over the age of 40; and those who are diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and other stable chronic disorders.
It's up from six in 10 people last October, and seven in 10 in January.
Canada is set to receive approximately 655,000 more AstraZeneca doses in the coming weeks, but they'll be dwarfed by Pfizer shipments coming into the country this month. Another million doses are expected in June.
It is the fourth coronavirus variant to be added to the list, after the three first confirmed in Britain, South Africa and Brazil. Swaminathan said, "In fact, people should go ahead and get whatever vaccine is available to them".
The Microsoft co-founder and his wife built the world's largest charitable foundation - all while raising three children. On the occasion of Mother's Day yesterday, Melinda Gates opened up about motherhood.
Lyft says that by May 24th, users can claim a ride code, which covers $15 of rides each way to and from a vaccine site. It builds on free and discounted ride programs that Uber and Lyft have been running in recent months.
YVR Airport says it is working with RCMP and responding to reports of a police incident outside of the YVR main terminal. The Lower Mainland's Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is expected to speak to the media shortly in Richmond.
Another source cited by the RIA Novosti agency said they had heard an explosion and could see smoke rising from the building. A source told the Interfax news agency that a second shooter had barred himself in on the fourth floor of the building.
The most famous paramilitary organization that is part of the National Security Service of GNA is the «RADA» group. He is one of the main opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood in the region and one of the most famous fighters against terrorism.
He said it's illegal to have pet tigers in the city of Houston and that police do not know where Cuevas purchased the animal. During the encounter, the Waller County sheriff's deputy can be heard yelling at a man believed to be the tiger's caretaker.
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California governor proposes tax rebate as virus relief
The budget windfall has been driven by strong capital gains on the investments earned by California's wealthiest taxpayers. Qualified families with dependents, including undocumented families, will also now be eligible for an additional $500.