A man who was vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine during the vaccination campaign for athletes in Bangalore, India on June 10, 2021. (Photo: EPA-EFE / JAGADEESH NV)
South Africa registered 9,149 new Covid-19 cases, making a cumulative total of 1,722,086. Another 100 Covid-19-related deaths have been reported, bringing the total to 57,410 deaths.
US President Joe Biden is preparing to join other Group of Seven leaders in a campaign to end the Covid-19 pandemic by distributing at least one billion additional shots to poorer nations by the end of next year. He announced that the US will start shipping half a billion cans of Pfizer vaccines to countries in “urgent need” in August.
U.S. public health advisors will meet to discuss a possible link between Covid-19 shots using messenger RNA technology and Inflammation of the heart. Modern filed for US emergency approval of its vaccine in adolescents.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ready delay the final phase of the easing of the pandemic in England. Chile announced a Full block in the capital Santiago and the surrounding communities, as the number of available hospital beds is dangerously low.
Kansas blood banks are facing shortages
The effects of the pandemic are creating urgent blood bank shortages in eastern Kansas and western Missouri Topeka Capital Journal reported on Thursday. In the greater Kansas City area alone, an estimated 25,000 blood donors have returned since the Covid-19 outbreak, the newspaper reported.
Chile’s capital is cordoned off
Chile announced a Full block in the capital, Santiago and surrounding communities, as the number of available hospital beds has reached dangerously low levels and new cases remain high.
The Santiago metropolitan area will be completely closed from June 12 at 5 a.m. local time, officials from the Ministry of Health announced on Thursday. The Ministry of Health reported that the seven-day average of new cases is still above 7,000 per day and that only 30 intensive care beds are available in Santiago, a region of about eight million people.
Biden sets date for shipping cans worldwide
President Joe Biden announced that the US would begin extradition half a billion cans donated of Pfizer coronavirus vaccines to countries in “urgent need” in August, delivering on promise to lead the global campaign against the pandemic.
Biden said Thursday that the US’s purchase and donation of Pfizer injections would be the largest of any country to date, and that the vaccines would be “unconditional” – undercover criticism of Russia and China that he is accused of using vaccines Using vaccines affects their foreign policy.
“We know the tragedy. We also know the path to recovery, ”said Biden at Tregenna Castle in St Ives, UK, ahead of a Group of Seven summit. “The key to reopening and growing economies is vaccinating your people.”
Earlier Thursday, U.S. officials said the Biden government would cut its $ 4 billion commitment to Covax’s international vaccine consortium in half to pay for the purchase of Pfizer’s syringes.
Cameroon threatens vaccination hesitation
Cameroon has only used 12% of its Covid-19 vaccines, with only 68,000 people receiving at least one dose as a result widespread suspicion at the recordings.
The Central African nation, which has received just over 590,000 vaccines, is struggling to vaccinate its population due to hesitation, Health Minister Manaouda Malache said on Thursday by phone. The country of 25 million people has planned to have 812,000 vaccinated by July 31, he said.
CDC meets on vaccine heart risk
U.S. public health advisors will meet to discuss a possible link between Covid-19 shots using messenger RNA technology and Inflammation of the heart after hundreds of vaccinated people suffered what is known as myocarditis.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Vaccination Practices Advisory Committee will meet on June 18 to discuss an increase in reported cases of the disease, particularly among adolescents and young adults. Covid vaccines from Moderna and its partners Pfizer and BioNTech use mRNA technology.
J&J extended shelf life by FDA
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine can be stored in the refrigerator for 4½ months. extend the durability of the shot by 50%, decided the US Food and Drug Administration. As doses shrink amid a slowing U.S. vaccination campaign, concerns grow that some vaccines may spoil before they are used.
Britain will delay the final reopening
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is ready delay the final stage of easing the pandemic lockdown in England, a blow to hospitality and entertainment companies that want to see social distancing rules dropped.
Johnson is due to announce on Monday whether he will remove the remaining curbs, which were imposed in January to contain a wave of infections, on Jan.
Poland loosens curbs
Poland will reopen discos from June 26th, easing hotel occupancy restrictions and allowing greater capacity for sporting events, concerts and fairs. Fully vaccinated people are exempt from the density restrictions. Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said previous relaxations of the rules had not increased virus cases, suggesting vaccines are working.
Zambia breaks record
Zambia reported record new infections amid a third wave of the virus, the Ministry of Health said. The South African nation reported 2,146 new cases on Thursday with a positive test rate of 15%, bringing the cumulative total number of infections to 105,909 with 1,332 deaths.
Japan could lift the emergency in Tokyo
The Japanese government is considering To lift Covid-related state of emergency in most areas, including Tokyo and Osaka, as planned on Jan. Mainichi Newspaper reports.
The government can maintain strict virus measures for about a month until the Tokyo Olympics begin on July 23, even after the state of emergency is lifted. An official decision will be made in the second half of next week.
Delta variant in 91% of UK cases
UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Thursday that the Delta variant, first identified in India, accounts for 91% of new cases in the country.
Previously, a UK study showed that cases more than doubled Last week. The data comes less than a week before Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to decide whether to relax lockdown rules further. According to the study, cases are higher and more rapid in the unvaccinated population.
Moderna files for teen sharing
Modern filed for the US emergency approval of its Covid-19 vaccine in adolescents. If approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, it would be the second vaccine approved for this age group after Pfizer and BioNTech received approval to use their vaccine in teenagers in May.
Both vaccines are now being studied in younger children.
“Massive efforts” required for Africa
African nations need Secure at least 225 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by September to meet a global goal of vaccinating at least 10% of the continent’s population, a World Health Organization official said.
“This will take a really massive effort, as our early projections suggest that without a significant increase in vaccine availability, only seven African countries will achieve this goal,” said Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa, in an online briefing on Thursday.
Previously, the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the continent was headed for a third wave, with new cases increasing 26% in the week ending June 6.
Goldman US employees report vaccine status
Goldman Sachs Employees in the USA must report their vaccination status by Thursday noon, The New York Times’ OfferBook reported, citing a memo sent this week to employees who have not yet disclosed their status.
Bankers are not required to provide proof of vaccination, but will be asked to provide the date of vaccination and the manufacturer of the vaccine.
Jump falls in South Africa
New confirmed cases in South Africa rose by 8,881 on Wednesday biggest jump with infections in about five months. The nation also reported a 16.5% positivity rate on tests performed, according to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases.
“The increased number of tests and cases, as well as the increased positivity are all evidence of the predicted third surge in Covid-19 cases.”
Denmark wants to get rid of curbs
Danish legislator I Agree to end most of the country’s restrictions by September 1st. As of Monday, according to a statement, the Danes will be free to stop using face masks in all situations except on public transport. Restaurants and bars may extend their opening hours and all schools will return to normal capacities and schedules.
The country will use what is known as a corona passport so people can prove they are either immune or have tested negative within the last 96 hours.
Number of deaths in India reaches record
India reported a record 6,148 daily Covid-19 deaths after a state revised its number. Bihar’s health ministry said Wednesday the coronavirus had killed 9,429 people, roughly 72% higher than the previously reported death toll, confirming suspicions that the devastation in the Asian nation was far worse than official figures show.
G-7 records global vaccination surge
The USA plans Buy 500 million doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to share internationally as President Joe Biden prepares to join other Group of Seven leaders in a campaign to end the pandemic by distributing gunfire around the world.
When Biden and other G-7 leaders gathered in the UK at the start of their summit, their staff put together a document outlining a plan to end the Covid-19 pandemic by December 2022, according to a draft communique from Bloomberg News, the prime ministers will turn out Commit to deliver at least one billion additional doses of vaccine over the next year to serve 80% of the world’s adult population.
Pfizer and BioNTech will provide 500 million cans with no profit. DM
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