CORONAVIRUS

WHO says threat of 100,000 deaths a week from coronavirus

WHO says threat of 100,000 deaths a week from coronavirus

The World Health Organization has warned of the possible death of a hundred thousand people each week from the coronavirus, writes Reuters. “The epidemiological situation is currently developing dynamically and unevenly, and it may well become more complicated in the future,” said Michael Ryan, director of the WHO emergency program. WHO warned of moral catastrophe due to pandemic As noted, ...

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California authorities called for rejection of Moderna vaccine batch

California authorities called for rejection of Moderna vaccine batch

Erika Pan, an epidemiologist in the U.S. state of California, has called for the suspension of distribution of one of Moderna’s batches of coronavirus vaccines because of possible allergic reactions, according to a release published on the local health department website. Reportedly, this shipment of Moderna to California was made between Jan. 5 and Jan. 12. More than 330,000 doses ...

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Media: A baby with antibodies to COVID-19 was born in Bulgaria

Media: A baby with antibodies to COVID-19 was born in Bulgaria

A woman in Bulgaria gave birth to a baby with antibodies to COVID-19, reports Bulgarian National Radio (BNR). The 28-year-old Pazardzhik resident was reportedly hospitalized with a high fever and cough during her pregnancy. She was diagnosed with a coronavirus infection. Doctors decided to perform a cesarean section because the virus had caused changes in the placenta and slowed the ...

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The European Union (EU) is thinking about passports for those vaccinated against coronavirus.

The European Union (EU) is thinking about passports for those vaccinated against coronavirus.

The European Union (EU) is thinking about passports for those vaccinated against coronavirus. This was stated by the head of the European Council, Charles Michel, in an interview with the Dutch TV program “Beitenhof,” reports TASS. According to him, the EU heads of state and government will discuss the introduction of certificates of vaccination against the virus on January 21. ...

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Pompeo made a provocative statement about the origins of Covid-19

Pompeo made a provocative statement about the origins of Covid-19

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on January 16 that he has information about the origin of the Covid-19 coronavirus from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China. This statement by the American secretary of state came as World Health Organization inspectors were visiting China to investigate the origins of the virus, although the WHO inspectors themselves had publicly ...

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Brazil rejected the emergency purchase of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V

Brazil rejected the emergency purchase of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V

The Russian COVID drug does not meet the minimum criteria for this purpose, the local regulator said. The National Sanitary Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) rejected a request for approval of the Russian COVID-19 Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for emergency use in Brazil. It does not meet the minimum criteria for this purpose, the regulator said on its website Saturday, Jan. 16 ...

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First wave of COVID-19 vaccination in India will take up to six months

First wave of COVID-19 vaccination in India will take up to six months

The first wave of coronavirus vaccination in India, which began Saturday, will take up to six months, the country’s health minister, Harsh Vardhan, said. “In the first part of this strategy, we intend to vaccinate 300 million people, as I said, medics, people who struggle with coronavirus, people over 50, and people with comorbidities. Once we have (enough) vaccine, we ...

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Britain imposes a 10-day mandatory quarantine for all entrants Quote in comment Report a typo

Britain imposes a 10-day mandatory quarantine for all entrants

A 10-day quarantine will become compulsory for all those entering the territory of Great Britain from January 18, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on January 15. Whereas previously there was a transport corridor rule that made it unnecessary for those arriving from some fifty countries and territories to comply with isolation, from Monday that rule will be abolished. Failure to ...

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