India in touch with EU members for reciprocal acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines: MEA
Eight EU countries Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Estonia and Spain have confirmed that they will accept Covishield for travel entry. It is learnt that Switzerland and Netherlands have also given go-ahead to the COVID-19 vaccine being produced by the Serum Institute of India.
David J. BierThe Biden administrationis planning to roll out a new policy in November that denies the right to travel or immigrate to the United States to anyone in the world who is unvaccinated. It will replace various nonsensical travel bans on Europeans, Chinese, Iranians, Brazilians, South Africans, and Indians, but a majority of the world (57 percent) has not received even a single shot of any of the vaccines, andonly 1.9 percent of people in low ‐income countries have received at least one dose. This includes pretty much the entire continent of Africa.Currently, everyone —vaccinated or not...
A few weeks into an academic year that ’s already included high numbers of coronavirus cases at Massachusetts colleges, the state’s 15 community colleges said Monday they’ll require students and employees to be vaccinated by January. The state’s community colleges join more than two dozen private colleges in Massachusetts that s aid this summer they’d require students and employees to be vaccinated for the fall semester. But until now, public schools have largely stayed away from that requirement. Community…
| LinkedIn Faced with crippling labor shortages that are hobbling its efforts to serve as a provider of COVID-19 tests and vaccinations, CVS will hire 25,000 new workers this week. www.linkedin.com Faced with crippling labor shortages that are hobbling its efforts to serve as a provider of COVID-19 tests and vaccinations, CVS will hire 25,000 new workers this week in a large-scale "hiring spree." The nation's largest pharmacy chain has grappled with "chaotic" scenes at its stores in recent months, marked by en...
Pfizer and its partner BioNTech have announced that their mRNA vaccine for COVID-19 is safe and appears to generate a protective immune response in children as young as 5.WebMD Health News
Vaccinated kids aged 5 to 11 showed evidence of protection against the virus, the company said. The data must be reviewed by the F.D.A. before children can be inoculated.
Covid has reached even the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic. So vaccination teams are following, and finding ways to inoculate nomadic herders.
A nationwide study of more than 3600 adults found the Moderna vaccine does a better job at preventing COVID-19 hospitalizations than the two other vaccines being used in the United States.WebMD Health News
Dr Francis Collins, director of the NIH, told Fox News Sunday that he still believes COVID-19 vaccine boosters will be made available to all Americans despite a setback last week.
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