1. Covid-19 vaccines in UK having 'spectacular' impact on serious illness  RNZ
  2. Covid 19 coronavirus: 'V for vaccine' moment turns even more awkward for Australian PM Scott Morrison  New Zealand Herald
  3. Other parts of the world watch in awe as vaccine rollout starts without rush in NZ, Australia  1News
  4. Israel Finds Pfizer Vaccine Prevents Virus Spread. But There Are Caveats  Bloomberg
  5. Steve Price: Scott Morrison amongst first Australians to get Covid-19 vaccine  Newstalk ZB
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The first real-world results of Britain's vaccination programme indicate it is having a hugely beneficial impact on preventing serious illness.The first real-world results of Britain's vaccination programme indicate it is having a hugely beneficial impact on preventing serious illness.

Covid-19 vaccines in UK having 'spectacular' impact on serious illness | RNZ News

Australia's first vaccine recipient's new admissions will be embarrassing for the PM.Australia's first vaccine recipient's new admissions will be embarrassing for the PM.

Covid 19 coronavirus: 'V for vaccine' moment turns even more awkward for Australian PM Scott Morrison - NZ Herald

They've been able to learn from countries that have taken emergency vaccination measures such as the United States.They've been able to learn from countries that have taken emergency vaccination measures such as the United States.

Other parts of the world watch in awe as vaccine rollout starts without rush in NZ, Australia | 1 NEWS | TVNZ

Here's the latest from around the world overnight. Here's the latest from around the world overnight.

Coronavirus: Latest from around the world - Tuesday, February 23 | Newshub

Israel reopened swathes of its economy on Sunday in what it called the start of a return to routine enabled by a Covid-19 vaccination drive that has reached almost half the population.Israel reopened swathes of its economy on Sunday in what it called the start of a return to routine enabled by a Covid-19 vaccination drive that has reached almost half the population.

Israel starts reopening as Covid-19 vaccination rate nears 50%

Some people want “the English one.” Some want “the posh one.”Some people want “the English one.” Some want “the posh one.”

Vaccine choice: Pfizer vs. Oxford generates strong opinions in U.K. - The Washington Post

A second shipment of Pfizer vaccines has landed in Sydney overnight as Australia’s vaccination rollout enters its second day. It is unclear how many doses were on the plane, with 142,000 doses transported in the country's first shipment. Australia is expecting to receive 20 million doses of Pfizer for the initial phases of the nation’s vaccine rollout. A second shipment of Pfizer vaccines has landed in Sydney overnight as Australia’s vaccination rollout enters its second day. It is unclear how many doses were on the plane, with 142,000 doses transported in the country's first shipment. Australia is expecting to receive 20 million doses of Pfizer for the initial phases of the nation’s vaccine rollout.

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An initial dose of the vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech cuts the risk of coronavirus infection, Public Health England announced on Monday as U.K. Prime...An initial dose of the vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech cuts the risk of coronavirus infection, Public Health England announced on Monday as U.K. Prime...

Even one dose of Pfizer vaccine reduces coronavirus-infection risk, Public Health England says - MarketWatch

Nikkei Asia is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Global cases have reached 111,642,024,GSK and Sanofi begin protein-based-vaccine trial; Thailand and Philippines approve Sinovac shot

Coronavirus latest: US death toll tops 500,000 - Nikkei Asia

European healthcare workers are asking to receive other vaccine doses due to AstraZeneca’s lower efficacy, and reports of negative side effects. European healthcare workers are asking to receive other vaccine doses due to AstraZeneca’s lower efficacy, and reports of negative side effects.

European Healthcare Workers Are Refusing AstraZeneca Vaccine Over Efficacy Concerns

New study suggests Pfizer, AstaZeneca shots reduce coronavirus hospitalization risk by 85%, 94% respectively - Anadolu AgencyNew study suggests Pfizer, AstaZeneca shots reduce coronavirus hospitalization risk by 85%, 94% respectively - Anadolu Agency

COVID-19 hospitalizations fall with single vaccine shot: Study

The 1.5 million doses will provide enough for Israel to meet its target of five million people vaccinated against the coronavirus***

Israel to receive last shipments of Pfizer COVID vaccines in next two weeks - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Britain is preparing for a revaccination programme against COVID-19, likely to run later this year and consist of a single booster dose, the government said in its plan to end coronavirus restrictions.Britain is preparing for a revaccination programme against COVID-19, likely to run later this year and consist of a single booster dose, the government said in its plan to end coronavirus restrictions.

UK preparing for COVID-19 revaccination programme this year | Reuters

Anthony Fauci, MD, advises that people who've recovered from COVID may only need the first dose of the two-part COVID vaccine in future.

Dr. Fauci Just Said These People May Only Need One Vaccine Dose

Results of the study covering the entire Scottish population of 5.4 million showed that by the fourth week after the initial dose, the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines cut the risk of hospitalisation by up to 85% and 94% respectively.Results of the study covering the entire Scottish population of 5.4 million showed that by the fourth week after the initial dose, the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines cut the risk of hospitalisation by up to 85% and 94% respectively.

Scotland study shows Pfizer, AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines effective in preventing cases of severe infection | Hindustan Times

The Pfizer/ BioNTech jointly developed COVID-19 vaccine appeared to prevent the vast majority of recipients in Israel from being infected, Bloomberg rThe Pfizer/ BioNTech jointly developed COVID-19 vaccine appeared to prevent the vast majority of recipients in Israel from being infected, Bloomberg r

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shot stops covid spread – Israeli Study

Israel has reopened many schools, malls and gyms that were closed for several weeks. Some venues, however, are open only to those with a “green passport,” a document showing they have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine. The opening comes amid reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine works better than expected.   Malls reopened after almost two months, and there were lines outside some of the stores.Israel has reopened many schools, malls and gyms that were closed for several weeks. Some venues, however, are open only to those with a “green passport,” a document showing they have received both doses of the coronavirus vaccine. The opening comes amid reports that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine works better than expected.   Malls reopened after almost two months, and there were lines outside some of the stores.

Israeli Economy Reopening Following Coronavirus Shutdown  | Voice of America - English

Move comes as criticism of government continues over its failure to vaccinate Palestinians living under its controlMove comes as criticism of government continues over its failure to vaccinate Palestinians living under its control

Covid-19: Israel begins reopening economy after vaccinating nearly half its population | Middle East Eye

Scotland vaccinations lead to sharp drop in hospitalizations | 2021/02/22Scotland vaccinations lead to sharp drop in hospitalizations

Scotland vaccinations lead to sharp drop in hospitalizations | Taiwan News | 2021/02/22

Experts share strategies from around the countryExperts share strategies from around the country

House Hearing: To Get COVID Vax Confidence, Be Both 'Fast and Fair' | MedPage Today

The Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine appeared to stop the vast majority of recipients in Israel becoming infected, providing the first real-world indication that the immunization will curb transmission of the coronavirus.The Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine appeared to stop the vast majority of recipients in Israel becoming infected, providing the first real-world indication that the immunization will curb transmission of the coronavirus.

Pfizer Vaccine Data In Israel Gives Clues On Herd Immunity: Scientists

Officials tell health providers to prioritize administering second doses as supply runs low, report saysOfficials tell health providers to prioritize administering second doses as supply runs low, report says

Health Ministry said to warn of vaccine shortfall in coming weeks | The Times of Israel

Australia's keenly awaited COVID vaccine rollout begins today. So how will it work, and will the vaccine be the end of all our coronavirus-related problems?Australia's keenly awaited COVID vaccine rollout begins today. So how will it work, and will the vaccine be the end of all our coronavirus-related problems?

Can I choose what vaccine I get? What if I have allergies or side-effects? Key COVID vaccine rollout questions answered

Can I choose what vaccine I get? What if I have allergies or side-effects? Key COVID vaccine rollout questions answered

Getting the COVID-19 vaccination in Tel Aviv Getting the COVID-19 vaccination in Tel Aviv

A COVID-19 Vaccine Diary From Tel Aviv - Tablet Magazine

First real data from mass vaccinations programmes in England and Scotland is promising<br>First real data from mass vaccinations programmes in England and Scotland is promising

One vaccine dose gives high protection from severe Covid, evidence shows | Coronavirus | The Guardian

New data submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is stable for two weeks in freezers around -15 °C (5 °F), allowing for significantly more flexibility in shipping and storage methods.New data submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration from Pfizer claims its mRNA COVID-19 vaccine is stable for longer periods at warmer temperatures than previously thought. The new recommendations suggest the vaccine is stable for two weeks in freezers around -15 °C (5 °F), allowing for significantly more flexibility in shipping and storage methods.

Pfizer reduces ultra-cold requirements for its COVID-19 vaccine

Top stories: Israeli data shows positive results for Pfizer vaccine; G7 leaders commit billions to ensure equitable access to tests, treatments and vaccines; Australia begins vaccine programme.Top stories: Israeli data shows positive results for Pfizer vaccine; G7 leaders commit billions to ensure equitable access to tests, treatments and vaccines; Australia begins vaccine programme.

COVID-19: What you need to know about the pandemic on 22 Feb | World Economic Forum

In England, hospitalization and death rates have fallen over 75 percent in those who have received a single dose of the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine.In England, hospitalization and death rates have fallen over 75 percent in those who have received a single dose of the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine.

UK: Coronavirus vaccines cutting hospitalization after first dose – POLITICO

Read more about Australian PM Scott Morrison receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Business Standard. Total number of coronavirus cases reported in Australia is 28,928, while the death toll stands at 909, according to the Johns Hopkins UniversityTotal number of coronavirus cases reported in Australia is 28,928, while the death toll stands at 909, according to the Johns Hopkins University

Australian PM Scott Morrison receives his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine | Business Standard News

According to a new study, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was nearly 90 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 transmissions in Israel — making it the first piece of data indicating vaccines are halting virus transmissions.  The vaccine was 89.4 percent effective at preventing lab-confirmed COVID infections, according to Bloomberg.  These results also indicate the effectiveness of the […]According to a new study, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was nearly 90 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 transmissions in Israel — making it the first piece of data indicating vaccines are halting virus transmissions.  The vaccine was 89.4 percent effective at preventing lab-confirmed COVID infections, according to Bloomberg.  These results also indicate the effectiveness of the […]

Pfizer Vaccine Curbs COVID Transmissions in Israel by Nearly 90%

According to a new study, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was nearly 90 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 transmissions in Israel — making it the first piece of data indicating vaccines are halting virus transmissions.  The vaccine was 89.4 percent effective at preventing lab-confirmed COVID infections, according to Bloomberg.  These results also indicate the effectiveness of theAccording to a new study, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was nearly 90 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 transmissions in Israel — making it the first piece of data indicating vaccines are halting virus transmissions.  The vaccine was 89.4 percent effective at preventing lab-confirmed COVID infections, according to Bloomberg.  These results also indicate the effectiveness of the

Pfizer Vaccine Curbs COVID Transmissions in Israel by Nearly 90%

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Doctor Amir Khan explains what to expect after getting a coronavirus vaccine.Doctor Amir Khan explains what to expect after getting a coronavirus vaccine.

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First evidence jabs are having major impact on serious illness as well as cutting transmission.First evidence jabs are having major impact on serious illness as well as cutting transmission.

Two U.K. studies released Monday showed that COVID-19 vaccination programs are contributing to a sharp drop in hospitalizations, boosting hopes that the shots will work as well in the real world as they ...

UK data: COVID-19 vaccines sharply cut hospitalizations

THE ASTRAZENECA vaccine has been integral to the UK's successful immunisation programme in recent months, but does the Oxford Covid vaccine prevent the spread or transmission of coronavirus?THE ASTRAZENECA vaccine has been integral to the UK's successful immunisation programme in recent months, but does the Oxford Covid vaccine prevent the spread or transmission of coronavirus?

AstraZeneca vaccine: Does the Covid vaccine prevent spread of the virus? | Express.co.uk

The study provides the first real-world indication that the immunization will curb transmission of the coronavirus, but experts cautioned that more data is needed.The study provides the first real-world indication that the immunization will curb transmission of the coronavirus, but experts cautioned that more data is needed.

Pfizer-BioNTech shot stops COVID-19 spread, Israeli study shows | The Japan Times

The coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer could protect against infection as well as preventing people from getting sick, according to an...The coronavirus vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer could protect against infection as well as preventing people from getting sick, according to an...

BioNTech/Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine could prevent infection: Study | Daily Sabah

Elsewhere, inoculations of Japan’s elderly are to start at a slower pace, as the country received its second shipment of the Pfizer vaccine on Sunday.Elsewhere, inoculations of Japan’s elderly are to start at a slower pace, as the country received its second shipment of the Pfizer vaccine on Sunday.

The global pharmaceutical industry was able to develop multiple COVID-19 vaccines in record time. But has profit been put over human lives?The global pharmaceutical industry was able to develop multiple COVID-19 vaccines in record time. But has profit been put over human lives?

Coronavirus vaccine: Did Pfizer put profit first? | World| Breaking news and perspectives from around the globe | DW | 21.02.2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia moved up its COVID-19 inoculation drive by two days as the first batch of vaccines arrived in the Southeast Asian nation on Sunday. Malaysia aims to vaccinate at least 80% of its 32 million people within a year as it pushes to revive an economy that, slammed by coronavirus-related curbs, recorded its worst slump in over two decades in 2020. It hasKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia moved up its COVID-19 inoculation drive by two days as the first batch of vaccines arrived in the Southeast Asian nation on Sunday. Malaysia aims to vaccinate at least 80% of

Malaysia to start COVID-19 vaccination drive early as first doses arrive | Arab News