Brazil approves COVID-19 booster shots for healthcare workers

Brazil approves COVID-19 booster shots for healthcare workers

Brazil’s Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga attends a news conference at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Adriano MachadoBRASILIA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – Brazil has approved booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines for “health professionals,” with preference given to the Pfizer (PFE.N) shot, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said on Friday.The boosters will only be … Read more

Alberta adds COVID-19 measures, vaccine passport in effort to prevent health-care system’s collapse

Alberta adds COVID-19 measures, vaccine passport in effort to prevent health-care system’s collapse

EDITOR’S NOTE: A previous version of this article said Wednesday marked the second time Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It actually marked the third time such a declaration has been made. The line has been removed and we regret the error. The Alberta government introduced … Read more

Covid travel test firms on UK government list refusing to give refunds | Healthcare industry

Companies included on the government’s approved Covid-19 travel test provider list appear to be flouting consumer law by refusing to refund customers for unfulfilled orders, according to dozens of travellers who have contacted the Guardian.Boots is among the firms whose terms and conditions state that orders for tests are non-refundable even if they fail to … Read more