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  3. Covid vaccines - 'spectacular' impact on serious illness  BBC News
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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

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

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared every day “gets better from here” as the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine rollout commences. The prime minister received the jab ahead of schedule on Sunday, while the nation's rollout begins in earnest on Monday. “Every single day, more and more Australians are receiving the vaccine,” Mr Morrison said during Question Time on Monday. “A new chapter has begun in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.” Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared every day “gets better from here” as the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine rollout commences. The prime minister received the jab ahead of schedule on Sunday, while the nation's rollout begins in earnest on Monday. “Every single day, more and more Australians are receiving the vaccine,” Mr Morrison said during Question Time on Monday. “A new chapter has begun in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Israel reopened swathes of its economy today with the number of over-60s in its hospitals with Covid-19 (pictured) plummeting after the nation vaccinated almost half its population.Israel reopened swathes of its economy today with the number of over-60s in its hospitals with Covid-19 (pictured) plummeting after the nation vaccinated almost half its population.

Boost for UK's vaccine drive as Israel reopens economy after HALF the population get Covid jabs | Daily Mail Online

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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

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

By some measures, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may appear to be less effective than Moderna and Pfizer. But Dr. Ashish Jha says when it comes to hospitalizations and deaths, it's just as good.By some measures, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine may appear to be less effective than Moderna and Pfizer. But Dr. Ashish Jha says when it comes to hospitalizations and deaths, it's just as good.

Should I Get The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine? : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

The country’s long-awaited vaccine rollout began at a suburban medical clinic in Sydney, with a second world war survivor first in the queue<br>The country’s long-awaited vaccine rollout began at a suburban medical clinic in Sydney, with a second world war survivor first in the queue

Aged care residents and frontline workers receive Australia’s first Covid vaccinations | Health | The Guardian

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%

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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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

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

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.

KUALA LUMPUR: Pregnant and breastfeeding women are advised to defer taking the Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to avoid any possible side effects.

Pregnant, breastfeeding women advised to defer vaccination | New Straits Times

The delivery will be a new record for Canada. The previous record was set last week when the companies delivered more than 400,000 doses following a month-long lull. The delivery will be a new record for Canada. The previous record was set last week when the companies delivered more than 400,000 doses following a month-long lull.

Canada to receive over 640,000 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Moderna this week - National | Globalnews.ca

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.