1. Health Ministry advises pregnant women at risk to vaccinate against COVID-19 after week 22  TASS
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  3. Covid lottery: Slovakia to roll out cash prize scheme to incentivize people to get vaccinated  RT
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The high-risk group includes pregnant women suffering from obesity, chronic lung diseases, diabetes, cardiovascular and oncological diseases, chronic kidney and liver conditionsThe high-risk group includes pregnant women suffering from obesity, chronic lung diseases, diabetes, cardiovascular and oncological diseases, chronic kidney and liver conditions

Health Ministry advises pregnant women at risk to vaccinate against COVID-19 after week 22 - World - TASS

Health Ministry advises pregnant women at risk to vaccinate against COVID-19 after week 22

Starting Monday, kids 12 to 17 years old will be eligible to book an appointment to receive their second shot of Pfizer through the provincial booking system. Starting Monday, kids 12 to 17 years old will be eligible to book an appointment to receive their second shot of Pfizer through the provincial booking system. 

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India News: The Centre has approved Covid vaccinations for pregnant women. The health ministry said on Friday that the decision based on recommendations of NatioIndia News: The Centre has approved Covid vaccinations for pregnant women. The health ministry said on Friday that the decision based on recommendations of Natio

Covid-19: At higher risk, pregnant women can get vax now | India News - Times of India

Prove your vaccination status with Google Pay, provided your healthcare provider is signed up.Google Pay will store and display your COVID-19 vaccination card

Android phones will soon store your COVID vaccination card — here's how | Tom's Guide

Officials will know more when they get results from the CovBoost trial

Covid-19 booster jabs could begin for 32m Britons in September | National

The JCVI’s recommendation for the clinically vulnerable and over-50s to receive a third dose is not fixed and could change as more data is collected ahead of the end of AugustThe JCVI’s recommendation for the clinically vulnerable and over-50s to receive a third dose is not fixed and could change as more data is collected ahead of the end of August

Government starts preparations to offer millions of Covid booster jabs this autumn

B.C.’s most populous health authority is launching two COVID-19 clinics — at the beach. Fraser Health, which stretches from Boston Bar to Burnaby, will be running COVID-19 clinics for anyone 12 . . .B.C.’s most populous health authority is launching two COVID-19 clinics — at the beach. Fraser Health, which stretches from Boston Bar to Burnaby, will be running COVID-19 clinics for anyone 12 . . .

B.C. health authority offering COVID vaccines on the beach; 84 new cases reported | Times Colonist

The Ontario government says it's accelerating second COVID-19 vaccine doses for youth in order to support a safe return to school in September.The Ontario government says it's accelerating second COVID-19 vaccine doses for youth in order to support a safe return to school in September.

Ontario accelerates second doses for youth to 'support a safe return to school' | CP24.com

Also in today's writeup are the updated Public Health Ontario figures for one- and two-dose vaccinations.

EOHU adds resolved COVID-19 case to Cornwall total | Cornwall Standard-Freeholder

Unvaccinated people in the Fraser Health region will be able to get their first dose of the COVID-19 shot at two clinics being set up at popular beaches.Unvaccinated people in the Fraser Health region will be able to get their first dose of the COVID-19 shot at two clinics being set up at popular beaches.

Fraser Health setting up beachside COVID-19 vaccine clinics - NEWS 1130

British Columbians over 12 heading to Cultus Lake outside Chillwack and Crescent Beach in Surrey can soon get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the beach.People over 12 heading to Cultus Lake outside Chillwack and Crescent Beach in Surrey can soon get vaccinated at the beach.

How to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the beach in B.C. - Tri-City News

Youth aged 12 to 17 can move up their appointments through the provincial booking system, pharmacies or local public health unitsYouth aged 12 to 17 can move up their appointments through the provincial booking system, pharmacies or local public health units

ONTARIO: All youth eligible to move up second COVID vaccine doses next week - Kitchener News

After negotiations with the U.K. broke down over technicalities, Israel is looking for a new home for its expiring coronavirus vaccines, and they do not rule out sending them to the Palestinian Authority***

Israel in talks with at least two countries to exchange expiring COVID jabs, sources say - Israel News - Haaretz.com

If you prefer to spend your free time at the beach and have yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, Fraser Health has some good news.If you prefer to spend your free time at the beach and have yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccination, Fraser Health has some good news.

Beachside immunization clinics are coming to the Lower Mainland | News

As of Wednesday, 74 per cent of Ottawa youth 12 to 17 had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.As of Wednesday, 74 per cent of Ottawa youth 12 to 17 had received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Ottawa youths 12 to 17 eligible for accelerated second dose starting Monday | CTV News

Would you be more willing to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus if you could participate in a lottery for cash and prizes? The answer was surprisingly no, according to Boston University School ...

Lottery-based incentives do not increase COVID-19 vaccination rates: study

Digital vax record stored on user's smartphone

Google to bake COVID-19 vaccine passport support into Android with Passes API update • The Register

Because who wants to carry around an oddly-shaped card that doesn't fit in anyone's wallet.Because who wants to carry around an oddly-shaped card that doesn't fit in anyone's wallet.

Google Is Adding Support for Digital Covid-19 Vax Cards into Android

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Ontario is moving up the timeline when it comes to second doses for all children and youth between the ages of 12 and 17.Ontario is moving up the timeline when it comes to second doses for all children and youth between the ages of 12 and 17.

Ontario accelerating 2nd doses for youth between 12 and 17 starting Monday - CityNews Toronto

The Telangana State is to get 27-lakh doses of Covid vaccine doses from the 12-crore doses that the Centre is providing free of cost to all the States in the country for July 2021The Telangana State is to get 27-lakh doses of Covid vaccine doses from the 12-crore doses that the Centre is providing free of cost to all the States in the country for July 2021

Telangana to get 27 lakh doses for July

The Ontario government announced it is accelerating the option for those aged 12 to 17 to receive their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.The Ontario government announced it is accelerating the option for those aged 12 to 17 to receive their second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Ontarians aged 12 to 17 can push up date of 2nd COVID-19 vaccination on Monday | Globalnews.ca

Nearly 80% healthcare workers and 90% frontline workers have been administered both doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the country, it said.Nearly 80% healthcare workers and 90% frontline workers have been administered both doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the country, it said.

Second wave of COVID-19 not over yet, cannot lower guard, says government - The Hindu

Kiwis should get their doses at least three weeks apart, but in the UK people are waiting up to 12 weeks for their second jab.Kiwis should get their doses at least three weeks apart, but in the UK people are waiting up to 12 weeks for their second jab.

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As of Friday, a total of 5,610,067 vaccines have been administered throughout Wisconsin. So far, 50.4 percent of Wisconsinites have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, and 47.2 percent of the state has completed the vaccine series.As of Friday, a total of 5,610,067 vaccines have been administered throughout Wisconsin. So far, 50.4 percent of Wisconsinites have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, and 47.2 percent of the state has completed the vaccine series.

No COVID-19 deaths reported in Wisconsin

Now in Step Two of the province’s reopening plan, the Ford government is working to get young people vaccinated before they return to school in September. Starting at 8 a.m. Monday, residents aged 12 to 17 will be able to book an accelerated second dose appointment to receive Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine through the provincial booking […]

Ontario speeding up second dose access for youth aged 12-17 - 680 NEWS

Google is adding the ability for Android users to upload a digital version of their Covid-19 vaccination card | Trusted ReviewsGoogle is adding the ability for Android users to upload a digital version of their Covid-19 vaccination card | Trusted Reviews

Google bringing digital Covid vaccination cards to Android | Trusted Reviews

Nepal fails to become Washington’s priority for vaccine aid despite its urgent needs. There is no clarity on doses and delivery of the jabs White House announced last month.Nepal fails to become Washington’s priority for vaccine aid despite its urgent needs. There is no clarity on doses and delivery of the jabs White House announced last month.

As US supplies vaccines to some countries, Nepal waits and wonders

Number of serious cases drops slightly despite rise in daily infections, as inoculations seen to be doing their jobNumber of serious cases drops slightly despite rise in daily infections, as inoculations seen to be doing their job

Israel-UK vaccine swap said to fall through, but other nations may be in play | The Times of Israel

More than 47% of Wisconsinites, including almost 58% of adults, are fully vaccinated against the disease caused by the coronavirusMore than 47% of Wisconsinites, including almost 58% of adults, are fully vaccinated against the disease caused by the coronavirus

COVID-19 deaths way down for holiday weekend; average of confirmed cases still creeping up

Friday is the final day for University Health’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Wonderland of the Americas.Friday is the final day for University Health’s COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Wonderland of the Americas.

University Health’s COVID-19 clinic at Wonderland of the Americas will close after Friday

Centre said that COVID-19 vaccine may be given to pregnant women if no contraindications existCentre said that COVID-19 vaccine may be given to pregnant women if no contraindications exist

Pregnant women now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination; know about risks, precautions, centre's guideliens

The new API is available for governments, providers and authorized third parties in the U.S.The new API is available for governments, providers and authorized third parties in the U.S.

Google launches COVID Card API for Android, displaying vaccination status and test results | MobiHealthNews

MADISON (WLUK) -- Coronavirus infections ticked up in Wisconsin as the Fourth of July weekend approached. The state Department of Health Services reported the seven-day average of new confirmed infections at 73, up from 71 as of Thursday. There were 85 new cases reported on Thursday. The seven-day average positive percentage by test was at 1% on Friday, up from a low of . 7% on June 22.MADISON (WLUK) -- Coronavirus infections ticked up in Wisconsin as the Fourth of July weekend approached. The state Department of Health Services reported the seven-day average of new confirmed infections at 73, up from 71 as of Thursday. There were 85 new cases reported on Thursday. The seven-day average positive percentage by test was at 1% on Friday, up from a low of . 7% on June 22.

COVID-19 numbers up slightly in Wisconsin | WLUK

COVID-19 numbers up slightly in Wisconsin

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More than 100 staff members at Houston Methodist Hospital who were fired after they refused to be vaccinated for COVID-19 appealed a judge’s ruling upholding the hospital’s right to terminate their employment. “We are going to most likely go all the way up to the Supreme Court,” Jennifer Bridges, a registered nurse and the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit filed by 117 former employees of the hospital, told Yahoo News.More than 100 staff members at Houston Methodist Hospital who were fired after they refused to be vaccinated for COVID-19 appealed a judge’s ruling upholding the hospital’s right to terminate their employment. “We are going to most likely go all the way up to the Supreme Court,” Jennifer Bridges, a registered nurse and the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit filed by 117 former employees of the hospital, told Yahoo News.

Nurse sues Houston hospital that fired her after she refused COVID-19 vaccination: ‘Nobody wanted to be forced to do this’

The civic body may allow some relaxations to pregnant women who want to take the Covid-19 vaccine, such as walk-ins. The Centre on Friday said pregnanThe civic body may allow some relaxations to pregnant women who want to take the Covid-19 vaccine, such as walk-ins. The Centre on Friday said pregnan

BMC to permit walk-in vax for pregnant women now? | Mumbai News - Times of India

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Read more about Google will bring digital Covid-19 vaccine cards to Android phones on Business Standard. California is among states that have kicked off a program to make digital cards accessible and commonplace through its own systemCalifornia is among states that have kicked off a program to make digital cards accessible and commonplace through its own system

Google will bring digital Covid-19 vaccine cards to Android phones | Business Standard News

Boston researchers had a team examine data from Ohio to determine if their contest made a true impact on vaccine hesitancy.Boston researchers had a team examine data from Ohio to determine if their contest made a true impact on vaccine hesitancy.

Massachusetts research shows little impact on vaccination rates from state lotteries

Developers from government agencies and health care organizations will have access to the API to create the cards.Developers from government agencies and health care organizations will have access to the API to create the cards.

Google to support COVID vaccine cards on Android - CNET

One of Australia's top doctors has said it's "very realistic" that everyone who wants to be fully vaccinate...

Top doctor says full Australian vaccinations by year's end 'very realistic'

The Union Health Ministry accepted the recommendation of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) to allow pregnant women to make an “informed choice” on taking the vaccine.The Union Health Ministry accepted the recommendation of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) to allow pregnant women to make an “informed choice” on taking the vaccine.

Covid-19 vaccine allowed during pregnancy: women may make ‘informed choice’ | India News,The Indian Express

As Australia contemplates a shift in its COVID-19 strategy from suppressing outbreaks to managing them, Israel is giving us a glimpse into a future in which we can live relatively normally with the virus. As Australia contemplates a shift in its COVID-19 strategy from suppressing outbreaks to managing them, Israel is giving us a glimpse into a future in which we can live relatively normally with the virus. 

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All Ontario youth can move up their second COVID-19 vaccine doses next week. The change takes effect on Monday at 8 a.

12 to 17 year-olds in Mississauga, Brampton and Ontario eligible to move up second vaccine next week | insauga.com

The highly transmissible COVID-19 variant, the delta variant, makes up a significant amount of the new COVID cases in San Antonio this week.The head of the World Health Organization said the COVID-19 delta variant, first seen in India, is “the most transmissible of the variants identified so far.”

Delta variant of COVID-19 spreading in San Antonio | kens5.com

An Ohio mother is speaking out about her 12-year-old daughter who suffered from extreme reactions and nearly died after volunteering for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine trial.An Ohio mother is speaking out about her 12-year-old daughter who suffered from extreme reactions and nearly died after volunteering for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine trial.

Mom details 12-year-old daughter's extreme reactions to COVID vaccine, says she’s now in wheelchair | Fox News

Britain is starting to plan for a COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign starting later this year.Britain is starting to plan for a COVID-19 vaccine booster campaign starting later this year.

Coronavirus: Britons might get third shots before many Kiwis get their first | Newshub

Negotiations for a coronavirus vaccine swap with the UK fell through for technical reasons, after a trade with the PA fell through last month.Negotiations for a coronavirus vaccine swap with the UK fell through for technical reasons, after a trade with the PA fell through last month.

Israel in COVID vaccine swap talks after Palestinian deal failed - report - The Jerusalem Post