B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update | BC Gov News

B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update | BC Gov News

As of Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, 86.5% (4,008,076) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 78.9% (3,659,495) have received their second dose.In addition, 87.0% (3,764,087) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 79.8% (3,452,697) have received their second dose.B.C. is … Read more

COVID-19 pandemic inspires ‘last mile’ solution in Brazil’s favelas, largely ignored by delivery companies and the country’s postal service

Brazil Favela deliveries

Workers in Brazil’s biggest city unload an air fryer, a gaming chair and a 40-inch television from a truck and carried them into a small distribution centre where they’re soon be sent to nearby homes.Their speedy dispatch would be nothing special in most of Sao Paulo.But these items were bound for homes in Paraisopolis, one of the … Read more

COVID-19 live updates: Biden’s 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

COVID-19 live updates: Biden's 6-pronged strategy to fight pandemic

The number of COVID-19 patients currently in U.S. hospitals stands at almost 102,000 — more than four times higher than the number of patients one year ago (about 25,000), according to federal data.A nurse checks the IV’s inside the ICU as she works with a COVID-19 patient at Adventist Health Glendale on Sept. 1, 2021, … Read more

Biden to deliver six-step plan on COVID-19 pandemic

Biden to deliver six-step plan on COVID-19 pandemic

U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks in honor of labor unions in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Thursday will outline new approaches to control the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, which rages on despite the wide … Read more