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As vaccine distribution ramps up, states are racing to stay ahead of a growing number of virus variants. In Europe, Serbia has achieved... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Cases Are Rising in Europe, and the Vaccine Rollout Is Lagging. How Did It All Go So Badly Wrong?
Europe was one of the first regions to be hit hard by COVID-19 last spring. In mid-May 2020, the World Health Organization declared it the “epicenter” of the pandemic, with more reported cases and deaths than the rest of the world combined. From there, in many ways, the European experience of COVID-19 mirrored the U.S. and its neighbor the U.K., two of the other worst-hit parts of the globe: In the summer, many bars, restaurants and clubs reopened their doors, and international visitors were welcomed back. Then cases began to surge again in the autumn and winter, in large part thanks to the holidays, and lockdo...
Source: TIME: Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Londontime Source Type: news

Alarm grows in Serbia over virus surge; lockdown urged
Serbian health experts have called for government to introduce a state of emergency and a strict lockdown to halt a surge in coronavirus infections in the Balkan country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bosnia receives jabs from Serbia amid COVAX dispute
Bosnia has received 10,000 vaccines from neighboring Serbia amid a dispute with the international COVAX mechanism over a delay in planned shipments (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Baseball Stadiums, Theme Parks, Cathedrals: See the World ’s Makeshift COVID-19 Vaccination Hubs
Earlier in the COVID-19 pandemic, as arriving patients quickly overwhelmed hospitals from China to Italy to New York, officials converted all manner of public spaces into makeshift treatment hubs in a wartime-like effort to save as many people as possible. Now, as cases fall in many countries, public spaces are being changed once again—this time into mass vaccination hubs, where hundreds or even thousands of people can be inoculated against COVID-19 in a given day. Below, see some of the world’s most impressive makeshift COVID-19 vaccination hubs, from New York’s Citi Field to Moscow’s Krylatskoye I...
Source: TIME: Health - February 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maïa Booker and Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

The Latest: Serbia welcomes AstraZeneca vaccine shipment
Serbia has received a first shipment of 150,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses, adding to the three vaccines it is already using (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bosnian Serb health workers get COVID-19 jabs in Serbia
Hundreds of Bosnian Serb medical workers have crossed into neighboring Serbia to receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot as Belgrade seeks to put on display its regional reach and influence following its launch of a nationwide inoculation drive (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

North Macedonia begins COVID-19 vaccination
North Macedonia has begun administering vaccinations for COVID-19 from the first batch of 4,680 doses of the Pfizer vaccines donated by neighboring Serbia over the weekend (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Serbia donates Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to North Macedonia
Serbia has donated a first batch of 8,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to North Macedonia, which is yet to deliver its first jabs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus live: German border shut to parts of Czech Republic and Austria; Trump sicker with Covid than reported
Germany will bantravel from Czech border regions as well as Austria ’s Tyrol; Trump much moreill with Covid-19 than reportedTrump ’s case of coronavirus was far worse than he admitted, report saysAustralia: snap five-day Covid lockdown for VictoriaPlan to vaccinate town in Brazil against Covid sparks real estate rushPfizer vaccine found to give strong immune response to new variantsUK coronavirus – latest updates1.16pmGMTSweden, which hasspurned a lockdown throughout the pandemic, registered 3,834 new coronavirus cases on Friday, Health Agency statistics showed.The country of 10m registered 58 new deaths, taking the ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 12, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Yohannes Lowe (now); Ben Quinn and Ben Doherty (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Biden administration Infectious diseases Science World news Brazil New Zealand Source Type: news

Three girls, three stories: The perils of child marriage and the promise of freedom
BELGRADE, Serbia/LAGHMAN PROVINCE, Afghanistan/ESK İŞEHİR, Turkey – How much is a girl worth? If you are Maja, the answer is a chicken, a six-pack of beer and €100. That is how much her family, living in a Roma settlement in Serbia, received in exchange for her hand “in marriage.” She was 11 years old at the time. “They benefited maybe a month from it, a nd I was left with a problem for my whole life,” Maja, now 18, said. “My three sisters didn’t do much better. One gave birth when she turned 13. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - February 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund Source Type: news

Czech PM views Serbia's mass vaccination campaign
The Czech Republic’s prime minister has visited Serbia to find out more about ongoing mass inoculation in the Balkan country with Chinese and Russian vaccines that have not yet been approved by the European Union’s drug regulator (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Serbia leader says nation among top in Europe in vaccination
Serbia’s populist president says he expected the Balkan country to take one of the leading positions in Europe when it comes to the rate of vaccination against the new coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Leader says Serbia is proud to give citizens Chinese vaccine
Serbia’s leader says he is proud his country became the first in Europe to give its population the COVID-19 vaccine product made in China (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news