Panama to give immunocompromised people third COVID-19 vaccine shot

Panama to give immunocompromised people third COVID-19 vaccine shot

A Panamanian health worker receives the second shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Santo Tomas Hospital, in Panama City, Panama February 17, 2021. REUTERS/Erick MarciscanoPANAMA CITY, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Panama will offer a third COVID-19 vaccine dose to moderate and severely immunocompromised people starting this week, Health Minister Luis Sucre said on … Read more

Covid-19: Three people test positive for virus in Waikato

Covid-19: Three people test positive for virus in Waikato

Three people in Waikato have returned positive Covid-19 tests after coming into contact with a remand prisoner released on e-monitored bail from Auckland’s Mt Eden Prison. The household members of the remand prisoner reside in Kaiaua/Whakatīwai, Waikato and two of them attend Mangatangi School on the Hauraki Plains. The region and the school are currently … Read more

Manitoba offers 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised people

Manitoba offers 3rd dose of COVID-19 vaccine to immunocompromised people

Manitoba will begin offering third doses of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to immunocompromised people and to individuals who may choose to receive a third dose for travel purposes. Dr. Joss Reimer, medical lead of the province’s vaccine implementation task force, made the announcement on Wednesday. “For those who are immunocompromised, two doses of the vaccine may not … Read more

Giving Covid booster shots to healthy people is ‘not right,’ WHO says

Giving Covid booster shots to healthy people is 'not right,' WHO says

Nurse Mary Ezzat administers a Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot to Jessica M. at UCI Medical Center in Orange, CA, on Thursday, August 19, 2021.Jeff Gritchen | MediaNews Group | Orange County Register via Getty ImagesWorld Health Organization officials called again for wealthy nations to stop distributing Covid vaccine booster doses in hopes of making more … Read more

Covid-19 vaccine Australia rollout tracker by state: total number of people and per cent vaccinated, daily vaccine doses and rate of progress | Australia news

Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout began in late February. Here we bring together the latest figures to track the progress of the rollout and Covid vaccination schedule. The data shows the total doses given in Australia, people vaccinated in Australian states and the percentage of the population who have received one dose or are double dose … Read more

Sask. requires COVID-19 positive people to isolate, does not implement masking or vaccine mandates

Sask. requires COVID-19 positive people to isolate, does not implement masking or vaccine mandates

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe announced Friday that the province will again require COVID-19 positive people and close contacts who are not vaccinated to self-isolate for 10 days. Moe announced a series of responses to stresses the health care-system is experiencing. “This fourth wave is concerning for all of us,” Moe said. “The evidence is overwhelming. … Read more