European Union begins Covid-19 vaccinations after clearing Pfizer shot

Понедельник, 28 Дек, 2020

Sweden on Saturday also confirmed that it has detected the first case of the new variant in a traveler from the United Kingdom.

The doctor said his heart rate spiked within minutes after getting the shot and his tongue prickled and went numb.

Mr Reid said about 180 workers were being trained to administer the vaccines in nursing homes, while there would be 1,500 providing it in hospitals. A day of emotion and confidence. Anghel is the nurse who registered and processed Romania's first official COVID-19 patient, on February 27, 2020. France's first vaccination at a nursing home in a poor area outside of Paris on Sunday was not broadcast on live television as it was elsewhere in Europe and no government ministers attended.

'Vaccinating millions of people will take time, and in the meantime, we have to be very vigilant'.

A group of top Singapore health experts backed the government's move to approve the Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE's coronavirus vaccine after it conducted an independent review of clinical data on its safety and efficacy.

The next delivery of around 350,000 new doses is due to arrive on Monday.

Italy was the first European country to implement a regional lockdown in early March.

The first batch of Pfizer and BioNTech shots arrived last week. It is the Day of the Vaccine. A September report by Amnesty International found Mexico had lost more healthcare workers to the virus than any other country.

The states of Punjab in the north, Assam in the northeast, Andhra Pradesh in the south and Gujarat in the west will see the dry run of the Covid-19 vaccination drive on December 28-29, the Indian Health Ministry said on Friday. "It is important that we take strong steps so that we can protect ourselves and our families against Covid-19 and this includes taking the vaccine when it is available to us".

Authorities also planned to involve celebrities and other public figures in a pro-vaccination campaign.

Germany, meanwhile, said trucks were on their way to deliver the vaccine to care homes for the elderly, which are first in line to receive the vaccine with the official start of the vaccination campaign on Sunday.

"It's here, the good news at Christmas", said German Health Minister Jens Spahn.

"The minister wishes the best for Edith Zwoizalla".

Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, wrote on social media on Sunday that today, after 300 days of the coronavirus epidemic, owing to the vaccine, we could start thinking about a return to normal life in Poland.

The director of the care home, Tobias Krüger, told the media that "it didn't make sense to wait one more day". The next one will contain 50,000 doses, with Mexico slated to receive 1.4 million units of the two-shot Pfizer vaccine by January 31.

The rollout in Germany comes amid a worrying uptick of infections.

To date, France has reported more than 2.6 million cases and over 62,000 deaths, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University.