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Pfizer to develop booster Covid-19 jab; CDC says it’s unnecessary

  JAB PREPARATION. A healthcare worker prepares a dose of Covid-19 vaccine at California Polytechnic State University in Pomona, Los Angeles County in this February 2021 photo. About 47.8 percent of the United States population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19. (Xinhua) WASHINGTON (Xinhua/PNA)– US drugmaker Pfizer on Thursday revealed its plan to develop a booster dose of its … Continue reading

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Spanish study finds mixing Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs effective

  OVIEDO, Spain (Anadolu /PNA)– Vaccinating coronavirus patients who have received the AstraZeneca jab with the Pfizer vaccine is safe and effective, according to preliminary results from a Spanish study published Tuesday. The small clinical trial led by Spain’s Carlos III Health Institute found that mixing the vaccines could provide greater protection against the virus. The … Continue reading

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PH ready for Covid-19 vax with subzero storage requirement

By Lade Jean Kabagani   COLD STORAGE. Officials of the Department of Health and National Policy Against Covid-19 inspect the cold storage facility for Covid-19 vaccines of Zuellig Pharma Corporation in Parañaque City on Jan. 20, 2021). Vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. on Tuesday (May 4) said the government is exerting all efforts to prevent vaccine spoilage … Continue reading

Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
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Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

News Release Ontario Releases Ethical Framework for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Framework will guide vaccine prioritization in future phases of the province’s implementation plan TORONTO — The Ontario government has released an Ethical Framework for COVID-19 vaccine distribution which was developed in partnership with the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force to guide further vaccine prioritization and distribution across … Continue reading

Alberta receives second shipment of Pfizer vaccine; 1,021 cases in last 24 hours
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Alberta receives second shipment of Pfizer vaccine; 1,021 cases in last 24 hours

News Release Update 164: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (Dec. 22, 4:45 p.m.) Alberta has received a second shipment of Pfizer vaccine. As well, public health guidelines have been adjusted for single people over the holidays and for massage therapy services. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 1,021 new cases were identified. There are 802 … Continue reading

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Duque denies preference in vaccine decisions

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Health Secretary Francisco Duque III on Friday said there is no favoritism in the government’s decisions to determine what candidate vaccine would be approved first. “Unang-una, wala tayong kinikilingan na bakuna rito, wala tayong mga favorites dito. Gaya ng sinabi ko, dadaan po ito sa talagang … Continue reading

More than 25,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine en route to Alberta
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More than 25,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine en route to Alberta

News Release More than 25,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine en route to Alberta Alberta will soon receive 25,350 doses of Pfizer vaccine and will start immunizing priority health-care workers provincewide. During the week of Dec. 21, Alberta will receive shipments of vaccines from Pfizer at dedicated vaccine sites across the province. Right now, the Pfizer … Continue reading