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Fear of Lawsuits Behind Refugees’ Lack of Access to COVID-19 Vaccines
It has been roughly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out and only around seven percent of the population residing in low-income nations have access to vaccines. A group that is at significant risk...
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Vaccinated Individual Who Died Mid-Flight Found to be Infected With SARS-CoV-2
Last month, a 51-year-old man was found dead on a Pegasus Airlines flight when it landed at the Hamburg airport in Germany. It has now been confirmed that the man was infected with COVID-19 despite...
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US Federal Government Terminates Multi-million Dollar Contract With Vaccine Manufacturer
Emergent BioSolutions, a Maryland-based vaccine manufacturer has announced that its multi-million dollar contract with the United States government has been canceled. In March this year, the company was accused of ruining nearly 15 million doses...
Heavily Vaccinated Sri Lanka Reopens to Ease Economic Shortfall
Sri Lanka lifted its COVID-19 lockdown on Oct. 1 even as, according to officials and traders, more than 800 containers carrying essential items were held up in the country's main port due to a lack...
An inmate receives a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at Chonburi Central Prison on June 25, 2021.
Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Found Forming Lumps in Thailand, Distrust Grows Worldwide
Thailand’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning about lumps forming in certain doses of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, also called CoronaVac. The doses were from a batch produced on May 19, with an...
Some experts believe that the Indian Dellta variant will become the dominant COVID-19 strain in the US.
CDC Director Warns Delta COVID-19 Variant Could Dominate US, Delta Plus Variant Emerges in India
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently classified the Delta variant (B.1.617.2) of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) virus as a variant of concern, after the World Health Organization (WHO) made the...
In Houston, 142 fully vaccinated people were found to be infected with the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) virus. A
Multiple States Report Cases of Fully Vaccinated Americans With COVID-19
In Houston, 142 fully vaccinated people were infected with the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2) virus. According to a Houston Chronicle report last week with data from the Houston Health Department, the first...
Soeren Brostroem, director of the National Board of Health (L) and Tanja Erichsen, from Danish Medicins Agency announced the suspension of the AstraZeneca adenovirus vector variant from distribution in Denmark. Erichsen fainted during the conference and was rushed to hospital.
Denmark Blocks Use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Adenovirus Vector Vaccine Over Blood Clots
Denmark announced it is permanently halting the use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in its country’s vaccination campaign, becoming the first nation to completely halt usage of the brand. The decision followed confirmation by Danish health...
This April 9, 2021, image courtesy Zen Punnett shows the volcanic La Soufriere eruption from Rillan Hill in Saint Vincent. Some reports say residents will be required to take the AstraZeneca vaccine the island has been given by COVAX before they will be allowed to evacuate the island
St. Vincent Residents May Require AstraZeneca Vaccine to Evacuate Island Amid La Soufriere Eruption
The government of St. Vincent, an island in the Caribbean, has said it will not permit its citizens to flee the island amid the La Soufriere eruption unless they submit themselves to the AstraZeneca COVID-19...
Following an August 19 visit to the Sydney AstraZeneca location, the Australian government announced an agreement with the British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca to secure at least 25 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine. Many countries suspended use of the vaccine due to dangerous side effects.
Denmark Continues Suspension of AstraZeneca in Concern Over Dangerous Side Effects
Danish authorities have decided to extend the suspension of AstraZeneca for an additional three weeks as they continue evaluating the COVID-19 vaccine for potential risks. The country had temporarily blocked the use of the vaccines...
The World Health Organization's (WHO) investigation into the origin of coronavirus in China suffered severe setbacks as Beijing had complete control on the proceedings, says the Wall Street Journal in a recent report.
WSJ Report: WHO had Little to No Control over COVID-19 Investigation in China
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) investigation into the origin of coronavirus in China suffered severe setbacks as Beijing had complete control on the proceedings, says the Wall Street Journal in a recent report. The communist...
A medical worker (L) administers a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine to a man at a temporary vaccination center in Beijing on January 8, 2021. (Image: STR/CNS/AFP via Getty Images)
AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Suspended in Countries Worldwide
The Danish government has temporarily stopped administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots after several people experienced blood clots. The country’s health authority stated that its decision was based on a precautionary principle. The decision to suspend AstraZeeca...