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25 Countries With the Best Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the World

The world’s covid-19 vaccination rate stands at just 13.4%, a stubbornly low number that needs to improve before we can declare the coronavirus pandemic behind us. But some countries have done exceedingly well at getting their populations protected.Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Articles, Medical Research, Social Issues, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Biotechnology, Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, Oxfordastrazeneca Covid 19 Vaccine, Covid 19 Vaccination In Sweden, Covid 19 Vaccination In Mexico


Australian Medical Association says NSW Covid lockdown failing and urges change to AstraZeneca advice

Exclusive: Dr Omar Khorshid says Atagi advice must be changed given growing number of cases from Sydney outbreakFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe president of the Australian Medical Association, Dr Omar Khorshid, says it is unlikely lockdown measures can contain the Delta outbreak in New South Wales and has urged the Australian Technical Advisory Gro...
Tags: Health, Australia, Society, Australia news, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Australian Medical Association, Coronavirus, COVID, Omar Khorshid


NSW government has only used 15% of its allocation of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Exclusive: Just 145,000 of the almost 1m doses allocated by federal government have been taken up, leaving jabs to stockpile or be donated overseasFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesMorrison apologises for slow pace of Australia’s vaccine rolloutRestrictions: NSW; Vic; Qld; SA; WA and NT; border restrictionsHotspots: NSW map; Vic list; Qld; WAVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe New South Wales government has taken up just 145,000 of the...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Vic, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


Morrison has finally embraced ‘informed consent’ for AstraZeneca, what took him so long to take Atagi’s advice? | Paul Karp

Despite government rhetoric, Atagi had always advised that adults wanting to be vaccinated COULD choose either vaccineDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingFor weeks, Scott Morrison has been huffing and puffing that he couldn’t defy medical advice about the safety of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine.Despite that black and white view, the prime minister has finally found there’s more nuance to the question – and it was there in the medical advice all along. Continue reading....
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Paul Karp, Coronavirus, ATAGI


Morrison offers microaggression and deflection, when all we want is an apology – and a solution | Katharine Murphy

The ‘it’s not a race’ vaccine mantra has been discarded, but the prime minister is still running around in circles trying to evade responsibilityMorrison says he has pressed Atagi to change its advice on AstraZenecaDownload the free Guardian app; get our morning email briefingIt was hard to keep up.A reporter asked Scott Morrison on Wednesday whether he would consider appealing directly to the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (Atagi) to change their medical advice on AstraZene...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Australian politics, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Katharine Murphy, Coronavirus, ATAGI


How has extensive media coverage of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine-related fatal events impacted healthcare services in Norway?

Scientists from Sweden and Norway have recently investigated how media reportage on fatal side-effects of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has impacted the use of healthcare services among newly vaccinated healthcare workers. The findings reveal that the media reporting has caused a sharp increase in primary and specialist healthcare service utilization by healthcare staff.
Tags: Health, Sweden, Astrazeneca, Norway, Oxford AstraZeneca


EU ruling means some immunized travelers could still be banned

By Maria Cheng | Associated Press LONDON — After Dr. Ifeanyi Nsofor and his wife received two doses of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine in Nigeria, they assumed they would be free to travel this summer to a European destination of their choice. They were wrong. The couple — and millions of other people vaccinated through a U.N.-backed effort — could find themselves barred from entering many European and other countries because those nations don’t recognize the Indian-made version of the vaccin...
Tags: Health, Europe, London, News, France, China, Iraq, Russia, Singapore, India, Nigeria, Africa, US, Eu, Sport, European Union


Covid Australia live update: Sydney outbreak spreads to Goulburn; Victoria records three new cases; Melbourne and Bondi apartment blocks in lockdown

Queensland keeps border open for now despite case in regional NSW; financial support package for Sydney to include increased payments for people who have lost work. Follow the latest updates livesNSW vaccination hubs to offer over-40s AstraZeneca after 112 new Covid casesTwo apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and MelbourneWhat you need to know about getting the second AstraZeneca shot earlierNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsIncome support for casual worker...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Two apartment blocks in hard lockdown in Sydney and Melbourne to contain Covid outbreak

Residents in Bondi Junction under police guard after eight cases in block, while residents in Maribyrnong building ordered to isolate after an infected removalist worked thereFollow the Australia Covid live blogShould you get the second AstraZeneca shot earlier?New Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Vic hotspotsDownload the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefingConcerns about the spread of the Delta variant in apartment building...
Tags: Health, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Melbourne, Bondi, Vic, Maribyrnong, Bondi Junction, Coronavirus, COVID


Covid Australia live update: Victoria records three new cases as Melbourne apartment block in lockdown; financial support for Sydney

The package, signed off by the NSW and federal governments, will include increased payments for people who have lost work or who take time off for a coronavirus test. Follow the latest updates livesNSW vaccination hubs to offer over-40s AstraZeneca after 112 new Covid cases recorded in SydneyWhat you need to know about getting the second AstraZeneca shot earlierNew Covid assistance package for Sydney businesses and residentsIncome support for casual workers essential to avoid extended Sydney loc...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Adelaide, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Carmichael, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Labor party


NSW records 77 new cases and one death as new mask and travel rules issued – as it happened

Masks must be worn in all indoor construction sites across NSW and from 13 July in residential common areas as new restrictions placed on people entering greater Sydney. This blog is now closedWhat went wrong: how Delta exposed the NSW approach to Covid‘Stuffed’: how Australia’s ‘unconscionable’ gamble on Covid vaccines backfiredLatest Sydney lockdown restrictions explainedDownload the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 8.42am BST That’s where we’ll end today’s live coverage o...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Delta, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Labor party, Liberal party, Ama, Australian Medical Association, Gladys Berejiklian, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners


All the differences between COVID-19 vaccines, summarized in a simple table

A physician injects someone with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca all have unique features. They vary in effectiveness, side effects, dosage, and ages approved for the shots. Here is a table that compares them all. Scroll down to view it. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Coronavirus vaccines are the world's escape route out of a pandemic...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Trends, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccines, Johnson Johnson, MediaNews Group Boston Herald, Moderna Pfizer, BI Graphics, Moderna COVID, Moderna Johnson Johnson, Sawyer Click, AstraZeneca Oxford University


Open talk about negative features of COVID-19 vaccines increases trust

Concerns have been raised about the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines regarding very rare but potentially fatal side effects related to low blood platelet counts and blood clots. Recently, reports also emerged that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine may cause a rare yet serious side effect: heart inflammation.
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From the front to the back of the queue: how Australia’s vaccine rollout unravelled

Morrison government’s vaunted vaccination targets dropped amid Pfizer delays and AstraZeneca rare blood clot risk in favour of allocation ‘horizons’Covid Australia vaccine rollout trackerDownload the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefingThe prime minister, Scott Morrison, announces a $1.7bn deal with two potential vaccines: the University of Oxford/AstraZeneca to provide 33.8m doses and the University of Queensland/CSL to provide another 50m doses. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Morrison, Coronavirus, University of Oxford AstraZeneca, University of Queensland CSL


How well COVID-19 vaccines protect against the Delta variant, according to the best available data

A nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospital prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine in Truro, United Kingdom. Hugh Hastings/Getty Images The Delta variant is the most common cause of new COVID-19 infections in the US, the UK, and elsewhere. Delta has mutations that can help it avoid the immune response. Four studies suggest vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca work against Delta, to varying degrees. See more stories on Insider's business page. The highly-infectious Delta coronav...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Scotland, India, Israel, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Lancet, Variant, Stephen Evans, The World Health Organization


How well COVID-19 vaccines work against the Delta variant, according to the best available data

A nurse at the Royal Cornwall Hospital prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine in Truro, United Kingdom. Hugh Hastings/Getty Images The Delta variant is the most common cause of new COVID-19 infections in the US, the UK, and elsewhere. Delta has mutations that can help it avoid the immune response. Four studies suggest vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca work against Delta, to varying degrees. See more stories on Insider's business page. The highly-infectious Delta coronav...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Scotland, India, Israel, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Lancet, Variant, Stephen Evans, The World Health Organization


Australia news live: NSW records 38 new cases as Gladys Berejiklian provides Sydney Covid update, Qld records two cases

New coronavirus cases for NSW and Queensland as South Australia ends border restrictions with WA and NT and Sydney remains in lockdown. Follow the latest updates, liveSydney lockdown extended one weekNSW restrictions; NSW hotspotsDownload the free Guardian app; Get our morning email briefing 2.17am BST CHO Dr Kerry Chant came under a bit of fire yesterday for saying that people in their 30’s being hospitalised fro Covid-19 should be a “wake up call” for young people that Covid-19 can still b...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Annastacia Palaszczuk, NSW, WA, Gladys Berejiklian


Real-world evidence for effectiveness of vaccination against 4 SARS-CoV-2 VOCs in Canada

Toronto-based researchers recently conducted a study to determine the effectiveness of BNT162b2 (Pfizer-BioNTech), mRNA-1273 (Moderna), and ChAdOx1 (AstraZeneca) vaccines against symptomatic COVID-19 infection caused by the Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta variants between December 2020 to May 2021.
Tags: Health, Toronto, Canada, Delta, Astrazeneca, VOCs, Moderna, Alpha Beta Gamma


Australia news live updates: NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian reports 18 new Covid cases; Qld records one

Follow the latest news, liveNSW exposure sites; NSW restrictionsCovid Australia vaccine rollout trackerDownload our free news app; get our morning email briefing 2.29am BST You might remember from yesterday that one of the five infected residents at the SummitCare aged care home was unvaccinated, seemingly because she moved into the home after the federal vaccine teams had already visited the facility and gave residents their jabs. A reporter has asked what the NSW government is doing to mak...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Astrazeneca, Victoria, Commonwealth, NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, Aged Care, Coronavirus, New South Wales Health


Centre Court ovations, limbo-dancing grans – it’s all been humbling, say Oxford vaccine creators

Sarah Gilbert and Catherine Green tell of their pioneering vaccine work but warn the battle is far from overCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSarah Gilbert’s experiences at Wimbledon last week clearly had a profound impact on the medical researcher – though it was not the standing ovation that the vaccine pioneer received on Centre Court that turned her head. It was the sleekly efficient operations she experienced at the tennis championships that most impressed her.“Eve...
Tags: Health, Science, Oxford, Astrazeneca, Pharmaceuticals industry, Vaccines and immunisation, University of Oxford, Wimbledon, Sarah Gilbert, Gilbert, Centre Court, Catherine Green, Coronavirus


Journal Retracts Terrible Study That Claimed Widespread Covid-19 Vaccine Deaths

A study looking at the impacts of covid-19 vaccination—condemned by other scientists as seriously flawed and irresponsible—has now sparked a mutiny of sorts. This past week, several well-respected researchers have resigned from their involvement in the journal that published the paper, which argued that vaccines are…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Articles, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Assumptions, Bad Math, Clinical Trials, MDPI, Vaccine Hesitancy, Katie Ewer, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccines, Adenoviridae, Oxfordastrazeneca Covid 19 Vaccine


Britons with Indian-made AstraZeneca vaccine face extra EU travel hurdle

EU vaccine passport scheme omits Covishield jab, despite it offering same protection as UK-made oneCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritish travellers hoping to visit Europe this summer face an extra hurdle as it emerged that those vaccinated with Indian-manufactured AstraZeneca jabs would not automatically skip quarantine.Under the EU vaccine passport scheme, people given the AstraZeneca jab produced by the Serum Institute of India (SII) would not automatically avoid ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Society, UK News, Health policy, Astrazeneca, Europe Continue, Serum Institute of India SII, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live update: Queensland, WA and NT await decision on lockdown lifting as national cabinet meets

Scott Morrison and premiers will discuss further slashing of overseas arrival numbers. Follow latest update 10.24pm BST AAP has a bit more of the prime minister, Scott Morrison’s, comments regarding national cabinet goals today, and reports the prime minister emerged from his 14-day quarantine yesterday, following his trip to the UK for the G7.“It’s time to start laying it out for the Australian public,” he told The Australian on Friday. 10.20pm BST Hello, and welcome to the live blog fo...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Annastacia Palaszczuk, Josh Taylor, Gladys Berejiklian, Coronavirus


GPs fume at being left to shoulder AstraZeneca vaccine confusion after PM’s ‘unhelpful’ comments

Scott Morrison’s shift on eligibility for under-40s blamed for eroding vaccine confidence while being at odds with leading doctors’ adviceGeneral practitioners say they are being “left to hold the mess” created by the confused and conflicting statements about the AstraZeneca vaccine, which is making it harder for them to obtain informed consent from patients.The confused messaging around AstraZeneca continued on Wednesday after Christopher Blyth, the co-chair of the Australian Technical Advisory...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Queensland, Doctors, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Scott Morrison, Jeannette Young, Coronavirus, Christopher Blyth


Half of 24 new Covid cases in NSW infectious while in community as NT flags extending Darwin lockdown

New coronavirus cases in New South Wales include aged care worker and healthcare worker, while the NT records one new caseNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaWhat you need to know about getting AstraZeneca in AustraliaQld CHO rejects claims of ‘scaremongering’ over AstraZeneca Follow the latest Covid Australia updates LIVENew South Wales recorded 24 new cases of Covid, incl...
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Covid case confirmed at NSW vaccination hub; NSW reports 24 local cases – as it happened

Gladys Berejiklian says half of new cases were active in the community while infectious; Simon Birmingham admits Australia is ‘back of the queue’ for Pfizer vaccines. This blog is now closed.NSW premier reveals half of 24 new Covid cases were in community while infectiousFewer than one in five Australians in disability care vaccinated against Covid-19 9.36am BST And that’s it for today – thanks for reading. Tune in tomorrow for more Covid capers (and the rest). 9.33am BST Just to clarify...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Australia Covid live update: Covid case confirmed at NSW vaccination hub; NSW reports 24 local cases, Qld two and NT one

Gladys Berejiklian says half of new cases were active in the community while infectious; Simon Birmingham admits Australia is ‘back of the queue’ for Pfizer vaccines; Atagi co-chair says AstraZeneca should only be used by under-40s in ‘pressing’ circumstances; Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaWhat you need to know about getting AstraZeneca in Austral...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, Malcolm Turnbull, South Australia, Western Australia


Australia Covid live update: NSW reports 24 local cases, Qld two and NT one; second Sydney hospital worker tests positive

Gladys Berejiklian says half of new cases were active in the community while infectious; Simon Birmingham admits Australia is ‘back of the queue’ for Pfizer vaccines; Atagi co-chair says AstraZeneca should only be used by under-40s in ‘pressing’ circumstances; Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaWhat you need to know about getting AstraZeneca in Austral...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia, Northern Territory


Australia Covid live update: NSW reports 24 local cases and Qld two; second Sydney hospital worker tests positive

Gladys Berejiklian says half of new cases were active in the community while infectious; Simon Birmingham admits Australia is ‘back of the queue’ for Pfizer vaccines; Atagi co-chair says AstraZeneca should only be used by under-40s in ‘pressing’ circumstances; Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaWhat you need to know about getting AstraZeneca in Austral...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Scott Morrison, National party, South Australia, Western Australia


Australia Covid live update: Qld reports two local cases; minister admits we are ‘back of the queue’ for Pfizer vaccines

Simon Birmingham contradicts Greg Hunt’s ‘front of the queue’ claims; Atagi co-chair says AstraZeneca should only be used by under-40s in ‘pressing’ circumstances; Alice Springs is waking to its first full day of lockdown. Follow latest updatesNSW restrictions; Qld restrictions; WA, NT and SA rulesNSW hotspots; Qld hotspots; WA exposure sitesBorder closures: where you can and can’t travel in AustraliaWhat you need to know about getting AstraZeneca in AustraliaFewer than one in five Australians i...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, New South Wales politics, Indigenous Australians, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Greg Hunt, Charles, Scott Morrison, South Australia, Western Australia



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