Coronavirus live news: South Korea to close bars and clubs amid fourth wave fears
Tokyo looks to implement emergency measures as cases grow just months before start of Olympics;Australian doctors condemn vaccine ‘farce’ after AstraZeneca reversalCovid plan for England: trips abroad could be permitted from MaySpain, Belgium and Italy restrict AstraZeneca vaccine to older peopleWhat you need to know about the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine6.59amBST6.44amBSTHopes are rising forforeign holidays to be permitted from 17 May, with the public given a “watchlist” of countries whose quarantine status is at risk of changing to help with planning and to avoid the chaos of last summer.Under the p...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Kate Lyons Tags: Coronavirus World news South Korea Japan Asia Pacific Infectious diseases Science Source Type: news

Is COVID-19 the rock in David ’s slingshot that will bring down Goliath?
The Flemish Association of Clinical Psychologists explore how a global pandemic could turn out to be a big opportunity for psychology in Belgium. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 9, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Spain and Italy to restrict AstraZeneca’s Covid jab to over-60s
Australia and Belgium also issue new age restrictions, in policy shifts that could complicate countries’ efforts to step up vaccination programmes (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Assessing the impacts of nodule mining on the deep-sea environment
(Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)) Scientists of the JPI Oceans project " MiningImpact " are embarking on a 6-week long expedition to the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCZ) in the Pacific. Their goal is to carry out an independent scientific monitoring of the test of a prototype nodule collector machine conducted at the same time by the Belgian company Global Sea Resources (GSR). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 6, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Association between urban environment and mental health in Brussels, Belgium - Pelgrims I, Devleesschauwer B, Guyot M, Keune H, Nawrot TS, Remmen R, Saenen ND, Trabelsi S, Thomas I, Aerts R, De Clercq EM.
BACKGROUND: Mental health disorders appear as a growing problem in urban areas. While common mental health disorders are generally linked to demographic and socioeconomic factors, little is known about the interaction with the urban environment. With growi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Belgium must lift 'all Covid-19 measures' within 30 days, Brussels court rules
The Belgian State has been ordered to lift "all coronavirus measures" within 30 days, as the legal basis for them is insufficient, a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Fiery "airburst" of superhot gas crashed into Antarctica millions of years ago
(Natural News) A study published March 31 in the journal Science Advances found that an asteroid the size of a football field exploded over Antarctica roughly 430,000 years ago. The study, led by Belgian geoscientist Matthias Van Ginneken, showed that this “airburst” event produced a fiery ball of hot gas that traveled as quickly as the asteroid. Van Ginneken and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belgium police clash with partiers amid virus restrictions
Belgian police have clashed with a large crowd in one of Brussels’ biggest parks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Belgium police break up fake festival started as April Fools' joke
Some 2,000 people attend a party that was announced on social media as a joke, defying Covid measures. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Belgian Variant Illustrates The Versatility Of SARS-CoV-2 In Escaping Immune Suppression
There is now a new mutant to add to the global SARS-CoV-2 variant collection, this one in Belgium. This new Belgian variant (B.1.214), first detected in January by researchers at the University of Liege, appears to have the potential to become quite pervasive. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Identities
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 30 2021 (IPS)   I was born in the winter in 1990 in a country not my own i was born with my father’s eyes maybe i stole them he doesn’t look like that anymore i was born in seven countries i was born carved up by borders i was born with a graveyard of languages for teeth i was born to be a darkness in an american boy´s bed … Safia Elhillo Many years ago, when my youngest daughter was still a child, she suddenly became sick with stomach pains, vomiting and high fever. At the hospital a nice nurse, probably to find out if the feverish little girl was cognizan...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Growing appetite for meat alternatives in Brussels
(University of Bath) A new study analysing changing attitudes to meat-free diets finds growing support for plant-based alternative products in Belgium. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mapping policy for how the EU can reduce its impact on tropical deforestation
(Chalmers University of Technology) EU imports of products including palm oil, soybeans, and beef contribute significantly to deforestation in other parts of the world. In a new study, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and the University of Louvain, Belgium, evaluated over a thousand policy proposals for how the EU could reduce this impact, to assess which would have the largest potential to reduce deforestation - while also being politically feasible. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 29, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Janssen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for PONVORY ™ (ponesimod) for the Treatment of Adults With Relapsing Forms of Multiple Sclerosis With Active Disease Defined by Clinical or Imaging Features
BEERSE, BELGIUM, MARCH 26, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion recommending marketing authorisation for PONVORY™ (ponesimod) for the treatment of adult patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) with active disease defined by clinical or imaging features.[3]“Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) have varied and often unpredictable symptoms, posing a unique human, societal and economic burden,” said Catherine T...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: India pauses AstraZeneca vaccine exports; Belgium, Iceland and France tighten restrictions
Noexports were made on Thursday; Belgiumimposes fresh lockdown;Iceland imposes three-week shutdown;France locks down more areasAstraZeneca plant inspected by Italian police at EU requestDelhi reportedly halts AstraZeneca vaccine exports as cases soarFrance may go on UK travel red list, Boris Johnson confirmsAngela Merkel apologises as she reverses German Easter lockdownHow Taiwan triumphed over Covid as UK faltered7.29pmGMTThe Finnish government on Wednesday proposed locking down residents of five cities, including the capitalHelsinki, and only allowing people to leave their homes for limited reasons, to curb rising corona...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Lucy Campbell (now); Clea Skopeliti, Tobi Thomas and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus World news Infectious diseases Medical research Science Source Type: news

UK Covid: Johnson confirms France may go on 'red list' for border controls - as it happened
This blog is now closed.For the latest coronavirus news from around the world, head to our global blogFrance may go on UK travel red list, Boris Johnson confirmsAstraZeneca plant inspected by Italian police at EU requestKeir Starmer pushes Boris Johnson for Covid public inquiryGlobal coronavirus updates – live6.31pmGMTI think there is a hierarchy between mandating something and permitting it or forbidding it. I think in some areas, in particular sectors where vulnerable elderly people are being cared for, there may be some need for mandation, [in others] some need for a more permissive approach. All that will be set ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 24, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow Tags: Politics Boris Johnson Coronavirus UK news Keir Starmer PMQs Science House of Commons Conservatives Infectious diseases NHS Priti Patel Immigration and asylum Scotland Scottish politics Nicola Sturgeon Ruth Davidson Liver Source Type: news

Belgium reverts to tighter Easter lockdown amid virus spike
Belgium is reintroducing a stricter lockdown in response to a worrying surge of new COVID-19 infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Belgium reverting to lockdown amid spike in virus cases
Belgium is reintroducing strict lockdown measures in response to a worrying surge of new COVID-19 infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Belgium heads to lockdown amid spike in cases
Belgium is reintroducing strict lockdown measures in response to a surge of new coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

An overview of tram tracks related cycling injuries in Ghent, Belgium - Leune P, Steen E, De Paepe P, Lyphout C.
OBJECTIVE: There is a paucity of data on the incidence and severity of tram tracks related cycling injuries. The aim of this study is to get insight into the incidence, severity and characteristics of tram tracks related cycling injuries, potentially defin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Belgium pauses re-opening plans as virus infections mount
Prime Minister Alexander De Croo says Belgium faces a few “crucial weeks” as the number of coronavirus cases rise (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid Europe: UK had highest excess death toll after first wave, interactive ONS map shows
Office for National Statistics data showed the UK's mortality rate was 6.7 per cent above average up to the week ending June 26. It was followed by Spain (5.9 per cent) and Belgium (3.5 per cent). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK Covid: Boris Johnson says vaccine supply issues will not lead to change in roadmap out of lockdown – as it happened
The objective here is to save life and avert human misery. Because people are crossing the Channel who are being fooled, who are being conned, by gangsters, into paying huge sums of money, risking their lives.People have died trying to make this crossing and it is a deeply repugnant traffic that we need to stop, and that ’s why the Home Secretary has set out the tough series of proposals that you have seen.Related:Coronavirus live: Italy to resume using AstraZeneca vaccine after European regulator says it is 'safe and effective'5.52pmGMTAnother reason for Boris Johnson ’s coyness when it comes to criticising In...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew Sparrow Tags: Coronavirus Politics UK news Vaccines and immunisation Health Infectious diseases Boris Johnson Matt Hancock Gibraltar Immigration and asylum Mark Drakeford Wales Welsh politics Labour India Medical research Science Micro Source Type: news

AstraZeneca announces further cuts in COVID vaccine deliveries to EU citing production woes at Belgian plant and export restrictions...
Ireland follows Denmark and Norway which suspended the use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday over blood clotting concerns. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Switzerland on course to ban wearing of burqa and niqab in public places
Switzerland is on course to follow France, Belgium and Austria after narrowly voting in a referendum to ban women from wearing the burqa... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Europe Is Considering COVID-19 Vaccine Passports. Should the Rest of the World Catch Up?
In a move welcomed by many of Europe’s traumatized travel destinations, the European Union’s leadership is considering a digital health pass that would allow E.U. citizens who have received a COVID-19 vaccine to travel for work or tourism. Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, tweeted that the goal of such a “Digital Green Pass” is to provide “proof that a person has been vaccinated; results of tests for those who couldn’t get a vaccine yet; [and] info on COVID-19 recovery” enabling residents to move safely within the E.U. and abroad. Israel, which has succe...
Source: TIME: Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aryn Baker Tags: Uncategorized COVID Questions COVID-19 Explainer Londontime Source Type: news

Suicide in Flanders, Belgium, after terrorist attacks - Van Overmeire R, Gidron Y, Six S, Deschepper R, Vandekerckhove M, Bilsen J.
This study investigates suicide numbers in Flanders, Belgium before and after the Paris-attacks (13/11/2015) and Brussels-attacks (22/03/2016). Population mortality data for suicide were ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Some Belgians shout: 'King! Tear down your garden walls!'
People in Brussels are craving open spaces in times of pandemic restrictions and often end up in overcrowded parks where social distancing is impossible (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Sexual violence in medical students and specialty registrars in Flanders, Belgium: a population survey - Geldolf M, Tijtgat J, Dewulf L, Haezeleer M, Degryse N, Pouliart N, Keygnaert I.
In this study we firstly aimed to investigate the magnitude and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Belgium prolongs major restrictions as virus cases rise
The Belgian government will not approve new COVID-19 relaxations for at least another week after health authorities warned that the number of coronavirus infections is rising (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Belgium likely to prolong restrictions as virus cases rise
Health authorities have warned that the number of coronavirus infections is rising in Belgium, probably due in part to the fast-spreading variant first found in Britain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Belgium warns daily COVID-19 cases again rising
Health authorities have warned that the number of confirmed coronavirus infections is rising in Belgium, probably due in part to the fast-spreading variant first found in Britain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hold it! Belgian govt warns against using its own free masks
Ten months after promising free cloth facemasks to protect all Belgians from COVID-19, the country’s government is having second thoughts — warning they could be dangerous and shouldn’t be used (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

9 Ways 5G technology endangers human beings
(Natural News) Many countries now have 5G networks, the latest generation of wireless technology that’s believed to change the world. However, many places are also issuing moratoriums on 5G, such as Belgium and Switzerland, due to safety concerns. The list below shows nine ways 5G can harm humans. (h/t to GlobalResearch.ca) 1. May damage tissues in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU tells six countries to lift Covid border restrictions
Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden put on notice over curbs to free movementCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBrussels has put six EU member states on notice that their tight Covid border restrictions, including exit and entry bans, should be lifted over fears of a wider breakdown in the bloc ’s free movement of people and goods.Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hungary and Sweden have been given 10 days to respond to the European commission ’s concerns that they have breached commonly agreed coronavirus guidelines.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 23, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Daniel Boffey in Brussels Tags: European Union Coronavirus Infectious diseases World news Science Germany Belgium Austria Hungary Czech Republic Denmark Finland Sweden Source Type: news

Belgian projections warn not to relax measures too quickly
The government is presenting scientific projections of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Belgium, indicating it would be very risky to extensively loosen the current restrictions over the coming weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lawyers Are Working to Put ‘Ecocide’ on Par with War Crimes. Could an International Law Hold Major Polluters to Account?
When a Nigerian judge ruled in 2005 that Shell’s practice of gas flaring in the Niger Delta was a violation of citizens’ constitutional rights to life and dignity, Nnummo Bassey, a local environmental activist, was thrilled. Bassey’s organization, Friends of the Earth, had helped communities in the Niger Delta sue Shell for gas flaring, a highly polluting practice that caused mass disruption to communities in the region, polluting water and crops. Researchers had found that those disruptions were associated with increased rates of cancer, blood disorders, skin diseases, acid rain, and birth defects&mdash...
Source: TIME: Science - February 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Source Type: news

Lawyers Are Working to Put ‘Ecocide’ on a Par with War Crimes. Could an International Law Hold Major Polluters to Account?
When a Nigerian judge ruled in 2005 that Shell’s practice of gas flaring in the Niger Delta was a violation of citizens’ constitutional rights to life and dignity, Nnummo Bassey, a local environmental activist, was thrilled. Bassey’s organization, Friends of the Earth, had helped communities in the Niger Delta sue Shell for gas flaring, a highly polluting practice that caused mass disruption to communities in the region, polluting water and crops. Researchers had found that those disruptions were associated with increased rates of cancer, blood disorders, skin diseases, acid rain, and birth defects&mdash...
Source: TIME: Science - February 19, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized climate change Londontime Source Type: news

20.5m years of life may have been lost to Covid across 81 countries, study finds
Data shows Covid has taken far greater toll than flu, to which it is often dismissively comparedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 20.5 million years of life may have been lost to the coronavirus pandemic in 81 countries of the world, according to a new study that exposes the fallacy that those who die would have soon done so even if they had not caught Covid-19.While Covid deaths are often compared dismissively to those from flu, which kills many elderly and frail individuals every year, the study shows the coronavirus has taken a significantly greater toll. In those countries that...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Tags: Coronavirus Health UK news World news Infectious diseases Science Society Peru Belgium Croatia South Korea Greece Americas Asia Pacific Europe Source Type: news

Attribute non-attendance in choosing the bike as a transport mode in Belgium - Jandari A, Meulders M, Desplenter S, Vandebroek M.
Cycling is an important pillar of the global endeavor to have a more sustainable transportation system. Many papers have studied how trip and person characteristics affect selecting the bike as a transport mode but unlike other researchers, we model the pr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Belgian Lawmakers Submit Resolution Recognizing Xinjiang Abuses as ‘Genocide
The proposal prompted an immediate reaction from Beijing, demanding the resolution be tabled. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SPRAVATO ® (Esketamine Nasal Spray) Authorised in Europe for the Rapid Reduction of Depressive Symptoms in a Psychiatric Emergency for Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
BEERSE, BELGIUM, February 8, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the European Commission (EC) has authorised the expanded use of SPRAVATO® (esketamine nasal spray), co-administered with oral antidepressant therapy in adults with a moderate to severe episode of MDD, as acute short term treatment, for the rapid reduction of depressive symptoms, which according to clinical judgement constitute a psychiatric emergency.7 “Depression is more than just feeling sad, it’s a debilitating combination of symptoms that are different for each person and can prog...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Short- and medium-chain chlorinated paraffins in polyvinylchloride and rubber consumer products and toys purchased on the Belgian market - McGrath TJ, Poma G, Matsukami H, Malarvannan G, Kajiwara N, Covaci A.
This study investigates the presence of Stockholm Convention listed short-chain chlorinated paraffins (SCCPs) and their replacement medium-chain chlorinated paraffins (MCCPs) counterparts in polyvinyl chloride and rubber consumer products and toys purchase... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Belgium: Imam deported, mosque may close after anti-LGBTQ activities
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belgium: Health System Review.
Authors: Gerkens S, Merkur S Abstract The Belgian health system covers almost the entire population for a large range of services. The main source of financing is social contributions, proportional to income. The provision of care is based on the principles of independent medical practice, free choice of physician and care facility, and predominantly fee-for-service payment. The Belgian population enjoys good health and long life expectancy. This is partly due to the population's good access to many high-quality health services. However, some challenges remain in terms of appropriateness of pharmaceutical care (ove...
Source: Health systems in transition - February 3, 2021 Category: Health Management Tags: Health Syst Transit Source Type: news

Belgian regulators advise against giving AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to over-55s
Advisory body suggests Oxford jab should be given only to younger people for time beingCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageRegulators in Belgium are the the latest in Europe to advise against the administration of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine to older people due a lack of data about its efficacy.Frank Vandenbroucke, Belgium ’s health minister, said the country’s superior health council, an advisory body, had suggested the jab should be administered to people younger than 55 for the time being.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 3, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Daniel Boffey in Brussels Tags: Belgium Coronavirus Vaccines and immunisation Europe Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Source Type: news

The Latest: Protests over virus restrictions in Belgium
Belgian protesters denouncing coronavirus restrictions have staged a demonstration in central Brussels and local media say police arrested about 300 people who tired to join the unauthorized action (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Will Novavax and Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccines work against variants?
Everything you need to know about the trial results for the two new coronavirus vaccinesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNovavax, made by a US company but trialled in the UK, published its results on Thursday night and, within hours, Johnson& Johnson unveiled the final data from trials across the world of the single-dose vaccine made by its Belgian subsidiary Janssen.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 29, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Archie Bland and Nicola Davis Tags: Vaccines and immunisation Coronavirus Pharmaceuticals industry Infectious diseases Health Medical research Science Society UK news World news Business Microbiology Source Type: news

German draft adds to spotlight on AstraZeneca vaccine in EU
Belgian authorities have inspected a factory where AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine is produced and a German expert committee has called for offering that vaccine only to people under age 65 for now (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Trudeau doubles down on promise of vaccines for all Canadians by fall. Is that still a realistic target?
Despite the temporary shutdown of a Pfizer plant in Belgium and threats from the EU to limit export of COVID-19 vaccines, Canada will likely have enough doses by the fall to inoculate every Canadian, experts say. Whether every Canadian will have received a shot by that time may be more of a challenge. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news