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Germany has issued what appears to be the strongest recommendation anywhere for the mixing of COVID-19 vaccines on efficacy grounds.Germany has issued what appears to be the strongest recommendation anywhere for the mixing of COVID-19 vaccines on efficacy grounds.

Coronavirus: Germany issues world's strongest recommendation for mixing COVID-19 vaccines | CTV News

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In addition to vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, the WHO has also given the green light to the two Chinese jabs, made by Sinovac and Sinopharm.In addition to vaccines by Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson, the WHO has also given the green light to the two Chinese jabs, made by Sinovac and Sinopharm.

WHO asks Western countries to recognize China’s COVID-19 vaccines - National | Globalnews.ca

Authorities are trying to increase the speed and effectiveness of vaccinations as the infectious Delta variant spreads.Authorities are trying to increase the speed and effectiveness of vaccinations as the infectious Delta variant spreads.

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The Moderna vaccines were delivered in partnership with the COVAX global vaccine initiative, UNICEF, and the government of Pakistan, the US embassy said in an official statement. | World NewsThe Moderna vaccines were delivered in partnership with the COVAX global vaccine initiative, UNICEF, and the government of Pakistan, the US embassy said in an official statement.

US donates 2.5 million doses of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine to Pakistan | World News - Hindustan Times

"These vaccines will give boost to ongoing vaccination drive in Pakistan," Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri posted on Twitter. "Deeply appreciate continued support by the US in our fight against the pandemic.""These vaccines will give boost to ongoing vaccination drive in Pakistan," Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri posted on Twitter. "Deeply appreciate continued support by the US in our fight against the pandemic."

Pakistan receives 2.5 million Moderna doses from U.S. - The Economic Times

The WHO urged the recognition of all WHO-approved vaccines for international travel, while some British tourists may face regulatory issues trying to enter the…

WHO urges countries opening borders to vaccinated travellers to recognize Chinese vaccine | National Post

WHO urges countries opening borders to vaccinated travellers to recognize Chinese vaccine | National Post

The question of whether we should be vaccinating children and adolescents against COVID-19 is currently being debated. Here's why the answer is 'not yet'.The question of whether we should be vaccinating children and adolescents against COVID-19 is currently being debated. Here's why the answer is 'not yet'.

Let's hold off vaccinating children and teens against COVID-19. Prioritising adults is our best shot for now

Let's hold off vaccinating children and teens against COVID-19. Prioritising adults is our best shot for now

Outbreaks in several countries are raising questions over the effectiveness of Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines against more infectious Covid-19 variants.Outbreaks in several countries are raising questions over the effectiveness of Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines against more infectious Covid-19 variants.

What do we know about the efficacy of Chinese vaccines so far?

Travel rules such as those implemented by the EU are undermining legitimate vaccines, the WHO has warned.

'Vaccine discrimination' threatening billions of lives, WHO warns - CGTN

Germany's STIKO vaccination commission said on Thursday that UK studies show that two vaccines doses seem to provide as much protection against the Delta variant as against other variants.Germany's STIKO vaccination commission said on Thursday that UK studies show that two vaccines doses seem to provide as much protection against the Delta variant as against other variants.

German vaccine body says a vaccine double dose protects well against Delta variant | Reuters

A new study provides reassurance that a longer gap between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will not compromise the immune response.A new study provides reassurance that a longer gap between the first and second doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will not compromise the immune response.

COVID-19: Delayed second vaccine dose may boost immunity

The bloc is heading into the summer with more than 60 percent of its adult population having received at least one dose.The bloc is heading into the summer with more than 60 percent of its adult population having received at least one dose.

Where the EU vaccine rollout stands at the end of Q2 – POLITICO

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With more reports of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine myocarditis, parents and young adults should be allowed to weigh the vaccine decision with their clinicians without being tarred as antivaxxers.With more reports of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine myocarditis, parents and young adults should be allowed to weigh the vaccine decision with their clinicians without being tarred as antivaxxers.

Vaccine-Induced Myocarditis Concerns Demand Respect, Not Absolutism

Some countries have already rolled out plans for COVID vaccine boosters. Here's where the US is right now.Some countries have already rolled out plans for COVID vaccine boosters. Here's where the US is right now.

Everything we know so far about COVID boosters - CNET

By David Henry and Paul Glasziou for The Conversation Many Australians will be weighing up whether to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is widely available, or to wait for Pfizer later in the year. There are many factors to consider. One is how well these Covid-19 vaccines work in the “real world” of those getting vaccines now. Real-world data data can tell usBy David Henry and Paul Glasziou for The Conversation Many Australians will be weighing up whether to be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is widely available, or to wait for Pfizer

How well do Covid-19 vaccines work in the real world? | Deccan Herald

Knowing which signatures in the blood predict protection against COVID-19 could speed the development of new vaccines. Knowing which signatures in the blood predict protection against COVID-19 could speed the development of new vaccines.Knowing which signatures in the blood predict protection against COVID-19 could speed the development of new vaccines.

Scientists identify long-sought marker for COVID vaccine success

Germany's Standing Vaccine Commission (STIKO) has issued updated Covid vaccination advice in light of the spread of Delta, stating that the second dose after AstraZeneca should be an mRNA vaccine, regardless of the patient's age. Germany's Standing Vaccine Commission (STIKO) has issued updated Covid vaccination advice in light of the spread of Delta, stating that the second dose after AstraZeneca should be an mRNA vaccine, regardless of the patient's age.

Germany recommends mRNA Covid vaccine after AstraZeneca - The Local

A study at the University of Oxford has looked at what happens when people receive one dose of AstraZeneca one dose of Pfizer.A study at the University of Oxford has looked at what happens when people receive one dose of AstraZeneca one dose of Pfizer.

COVID vaccines: combining AstraZeneca and Pfizer may boost immunity – new study

COVID vaccines: combining AstraZeneca and Pfizer may boost immunity – new study

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries opening up their borders to recognize any COVID-19 vaccine it has authorized for emergency use.The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries opening up their borders to recognize any COVID-19 vaccine it has authorized for emergency use.

WHO calls on countries to recognize all authorized vaccines for travel | TheHill

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries opening up their borders to recognize any COVID-19 vaccine it has authorized for emergency use.The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on countries opening up their borders to recognize any COVID-19 vaccine it has authorized for emergency use.

WHO calls on countries to recognize all authorized vaccines for travel | TheHill

South Korea’s top health agency said Thursday that effective immediately, people under 50 will be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, raised by 20 years from the current cutoff of 30, due to a rare but possible risk of serious blood clots.South Korea’s top health agency said Thursday that effective immediately, people under 50 will be offered an alternative to the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, raised by 20 years from the current cutoff of 30, due to a rare but possible risk of serious blood clots.

S. Korea won't give AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to people under 50 | Inquirer News

In Sindh and Punjab, around 10pc of the population has received at least one shot.In Sindh and Punjab, around 10pc of the population has received at least one shot.

Pace of vaccination remains ‘very slow’ in Pakistan - Pakistan - DAWN.COM

Only Sinovac is available at most centres. Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and CanSino Bio vaccines have run out of supplyOnly Sinovac is available at most centres. Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and CanSino Bio vaccines have run out of supply

Islamabad faces acute shortage of several vaccines

President Joe Biden praised the ability of sports and athletes to bring a nation together in a time of crisis as he hosted the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers at the White House on Friday. The Dodgers, who captured the title by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays last October, were the first team to be honored at the White House since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first since Biden took office. “I think what we discovered is that we need sports more than we ever realized,” said Biden, who praised baseball in “one of the most challenging years” in the nation’s history.President Joe Biden praised the ability of sports and athletes to bring a nation together in a time of crisis as he hosted the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers at the White House on Friday. The Dodgers, who captured the title by defeating the Tampa Bay Rays last October, were the first team to be honored at the White House since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first since Biden took office. “I think what we discovered is that we need sports more than we ever realized,” said Biden, who praised baseball in “one of the most challenging years” in the nation’s history.

The Latest: White House hosts Dodgers, 1st team since virus

The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are safe and effective. Full approval from the F.D.A. will help stop the spread of Covid-19.The Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are safe and effective. Full approval from the F.D.A. will help stop the spread of Covid-19.

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Malaysians seemingly can't get enough of the AstraZeneca jab - even after it was pulled from its main immunisation program in April.Malaysians seemingly can't get enough of the AstraZeneca jab - even after it was pulled from its main immunisation program in April.

Australia, AstraZeneca: Malaysia scrambles for AZ jabs as nervous Australians wait for Pfizer | Daily Mail Online

A local man died after developing a rare case of blood clots shortly after receiving the Moderna vaccine for Covid-19.

A local man developed a rare case of blood clots and died after getting the Moderna vaccine – WPXI

The World Health Organization said Thursday that any COVID-19 vaccines it has authorized for emergency use should be recognized by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated...UN agency warns against creating 'two-tier' travel system

WHO Says West Should Recognize Chinese Vaccines

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VACCINE efficacy is a confusing term which has become common language since the coronavirus pandemic began more than a year ago, but what protection does the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine really give against death?VACCINE efficacy is a confusing term which has become common language since the coronavirus pandemic began more than a year ago, but what protection does the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine really give against death?

Vaccine efficacy latest: What protection does AstraZeneca give against death from Covid? | Express.co.uk

Vaccine committee advises those who received AstraZeneca first to switch to BioNTech-Pfizer or Moderna for second shotsVaccine committee advises those who received AstraZeneca first to switch to BioNTech-Pfizer or Moderna for second shots

Germany recommends vaccine mix for better protection

In addition, a second consignment of 1.2 million more Moderna vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Bangladesh on SaturdayIn addition, a second consignment of 1.2 million more Moderna vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Bangladesh on Saturday

3.3 million doses of vaccine to arrive from US, China by Friday | Dhaka Tribune

PHE also said that for the under 40s, early estimates suggested a single dose of Pfizer's vaccine is 61% effective against symptomatic disease and a single dose of the Moderna vaccine is 72% effective.PHE also said that for the under 40s, early estimates suggested a single dose of Pfizer's vaccine is 61% effective against symptomatic disease and a single dose of the Moderna vaccine is 72% effective.

AstraZeneca Covid shot 94 percent protective against death in people over 65: Public Health England

With concerns surrounding the Delta coronavirus variant rising globally, how effective are the current vaccines in the U.S. at protecting against the new...With concerns surrounding the Delta coronavirus variant rising globally, how effective are the current vaccines in the U.S. at protecting against the new version of the virus? According to medical experts, the three vaccines currently available each offer protection. Here’s a breakdown of each vaccine and what you should know: How effective are the COVID vaccines overall? In clinical trials, Moderna’s…

Pfizer, Moderna, J&J Vaccines: Efficacy as Delta Variant Concerns Rise – NBC Boston

At least three claims over serious side effects of Oxford-made vaccine AstraZeneca have been upheld in Norway, resulting in financial compensation. Dozens more are expecting a ruling in connection with coronavirus-jab reactions.At least three claims over serious side effects of Oxford-made vaccine AstraZeneca have been upheld in Norway, resulting in financial compensation. Dozens more are expecting a ruling in connection with coronavirus-jab reactions.

Norway to pay compensation for AstraZeneca side effects as patients who suffered from Pfizer & Moderna watch and wait — RT World News

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Vaxzevria, more commonly known as the AstraZeneca vaccine, is showing promising results in building strong immunity against Covid-19 for at least one year even after only one dose, according to the company.Vaxzevria, more commonly known as the AstraZeneca vaccine, is showing promising results in building strong immunity against Covid-19 for at least one year even after only one dose, according to the company.

Third AstraZeneca jab 'effective against variants'

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SINCE it emerged in early March 2021 that the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine may be the cause of a very rare blood-clotting disorder, which could be fatal in some people, the vaccine has featured as the poster child of all the toxic suspicions surrounding the new vaccines.SINCE it emerged in early March 2021 that the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine may be the cause of a very rare blood-clotting disorder, which could be fatal in some people, the vaccine has

Fears about blood clots spun into lies - The Namibian

Adele Baleta unpacks what we do and do not know about the potential need for booster shots, and surveys some of the studies that will help fill the gaps.Adele Baleta unpacks what we do and do not know about the potential need for booster shots, and surveys some of the studies that will help fill the gaps.

Covid-19: Will vaccinated people in South Africa need booster shots? | Health24

Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., has sent letters to the CEOs of Pfizer and Moderna seeking answers about adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine following a June 28 press conference with affected individualsSen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., has sent letters to the CEOs of Pfizer and Moderna seeking answers about adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine following a June 28 press conference with affected individuals

Sen. Ron Johnson sends letters to Moderna, Pfizer CEOs seeking answers about COVID-19 vaccines | Fox News

When vaccinated people rarely caught the viral illness, they spent fewer days sick and in bed, the research found.When vaccinated people rarely caught the viral illness, they spent fewer days sick and in bed, the research found.

Covid-19 Vaccines Make Breakthrough Infections Shorter, Less Contagious: CDC Study

“Should I take the Covid-19 vaccination?” As a gastroenterologist, this is the most common question patients have asked me over the last six months. “Should I take the Covid-19 vaccination?” As a gastroenterologist, this is the most common question patients have asked me over the last six months.

This is how I, a doctor, helped my 12-year-old son decide to get his Covid-19 vaccine jab

The COVID-19 vaccines are currently available under an emergency use authorization in the US. If the shots got full FDA approval, more people might agree to get them.We’re waiting on the FDA.

Full approval could make the difference for the US COVID-19 vaccine campaign  - The Verge

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People in their 50s will be eligible for vaccination with the Moderna shot starting July 26, while the age limit for the AstraZeneca vaccine was raised to 50 and older due to concerns over rare blood clots, according to health authorities Thursday.People in their 50s will be eligible for vaccination with the Moderna shot starting July 26, while the age limit for the AstraZeneca vaccine was raised to 50 and older due to concerns over rare blood clots, according to health authorities Thursday.

Moderna for people in their 50s included in July's vaccination plan