24 Jun 2022
Covid vaccines prevented nearly 20 million deaths in the first year after they were introduced, according to the first large modelling study on the topic released Friday.
17 Jan 2022
The Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland has issued a fresh call for pregnant women to get vaccinated. The warning comes as the spread of the Omicron variant continues to cause high case numbers in Northern Ireland. Professor Sir Michael McBride, who has served as the Chief Medical Officer for Northern Ireland since 2006, said…
28 Nov 2021
Health officials said Sunday they had detected the Covid Omicron strain in Australia for the first time in two passengers who were tested after flying into Sydney from southern Africa.
21 Jun 2021
India opened up free vaccinations to all adults in an attempt to bolster its inoculation drive on Monday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a muted International Yoga Day.....
17 May 2021
President Joe Biden said Monday that the United States is surging exports of Covid vaccines to other countries to reclaim "American leadership" in the global fight against the pandemic, dismissing rival efforts ...
11 May 2021
Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and other Brazilian states on Tuesday suspended immunization of pregnant women with the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine on the advice of the national health regulator after a reported death.
28 Feb 2021
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday said the country will start relaxing coronavirus restrictions, moving from alert level three down to level one
16 Feb 2021
The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced its goal to vaccinate 50 percent of the Nigerian population against COVID-19 in 2021. In order to achieve this goal and augment its efforts, it has partnered with local and international organisations, including the African Union. Its efforts, notwithstanding, the urgency of the problems associated with the pandemic…
1 Feb 2021
Ghana is on course to get at least 17.6 million people vaccinated against COVID-19 pandemic by the end of June, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said.
30 Jan 2021
Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Forster on Saturday urged Britain to remove a post-Brexit protocol with the European Union after it became the focus of a diplomatic row over Covid vaccines.
20 Jan 2021
Nobody should panic about getting access to a Covid-19 vaccine because everyone who wants one will get one, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.