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The Palestinian Authority rejected 90,000 vaccine doses from Israel because they were almost expired

A Palestinian health worker displays a vial of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, on February 24. Yousef Masoud/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Palestinian Authority canceled a deal to swap coronavirus vaccine doses with Israel on Friday. The PA said the doses were supposed to expire in July or August, but expired this month instead. Several human-rights organizations have called on Israel to give Palestinians vaccines right away. See more st...
Tags: Science, News, Israel, Trends, PA, West Bank, United Arab Emirates, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Benjamin Netanyahu, East Jerusalem, Gaza Strip, Naftali Bennett, Reuters, Expired, Netanyahu


Biden says the Delta variant - set to become the US's dominant strain - is 'particularly dangerous for young people'

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Biden warned Friday that the Delta variant is "particularly dangerous for young people." Delta appears to be more transmissible than any other coronavirus strain. Young people who are unvaccinated and socially active may be more susceptible than others. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden warned...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Cdc, Scotland, White House, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Vaccinations, Pfizer, Good Morning America, Vaccines, Biden


A 33-year-old nurse got long COVID despite being fully vaccinated. Doctors think we may see more of these rare cases.

A tired nurse leaves Mt. Sinai Morningside Hospital in New York City on April 23, 2020. B.A. Van Sise/NurPhoto/Getty Images Anna Kern, a 33-year-old nurse, got long COVID several months after being fully vaccinated. Doctors are starting to recognize that these cases are possible, even if they're extremely rare. Kern said she's struggling to return to work and dealing with extreme fatigue. See more stories on Insider's business page. Anna Kern got her second vaccine dose five mo...
Tags: UK, Science, News, New York City, Trends, Pfizer, Detroit, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kern, University of California San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Bob Wachter, Moderna, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: South Korea to mix vaccines amid Covax supply issues; England opens jabs to all adults

760,000 South Koreans to get Pfizer second shot after initial AstraZeneca dose; New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern gets vaccine; England opens vaccines to all over 18s;UK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warnPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protectionNetherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentiveMinisters will not tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.22am BST Taiwan has reported 187 new lo...
Tags: South Korea, UK, England, Wales, World news, Bbc, Taiwan, Delta, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Taipei, New Taipei, Mark Drakeford, Jacinda Ardern, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: US launches $3.2bn virus treatment program; England opens vaccines to all adults

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern gets Pfizer vaccine; England opens vaccines to all over 18s from Friday; new US program will focus on development of antiviral pillsUK’s green list update will be ‘cautious’, insiders warnPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protectionNetherlands offers free pickled herring as Covid jab incentiveMinisters will not tell workers to return to office when lockdown endsSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.56am BST The health service in England w...
Tags: England, Wales, Scotland, White House, US, World news, Britain, United States, United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Astrazeneca, Boris Johnson, Pfizer, Public Health England, Anthony Fauci


Covid live: travel in and out of Lisbon to be banned after Portugal cases surge; Nepal plea for vaccine doses

Spike in new Covid-19 cases in Lisbon region; Nepal reduces coronavirus infections but is in need of vaccine dosesPrevious Covid infection may not offer long-term protection, study findsJapan eases Tokyo’s Covid restrictions as it prepares for OlympicsDouble-jabbed UK tourists could skip amber-list quarantineRyanair and airport group launch legal action over ‘traffic light’ systemSee all our coronavirus coverage 6.14pm BST EU states must use all the vaccine options available to fight Covid, ...
Tags: UK, Eu, World news, Nepal, Portugal, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Pfizer, Vietnam, Lisbon, Reuters, Johnson Johnson, European Medicines Agency, Moderna, Coronavirus


The Delta variant might pose the biggest threat yet to vaccinated people

Researchers sequence coronavirus samples at the microbiology laboratory of the University Hospital of Badajoz in Spain on April 15, 2021. Javier Pulpo/Europa Press/Getty Images The Delta variant appears to be more transmissible than any other coronavirus strain. Some experts worry the variant could result in more breakthrough cases in vaccinated people. Others are concerned that Delta could evolve even more dangerous mutations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists h...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Scotland, India, US, Trends, Spain, Delta, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Public Health England, Baltimore, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, San Francisco California, University of California San Francisco


Sperm count not harmed by Covid-19 vaccine, study says

The Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines do not appear to harm male sperm or fertility, a new study finds.
Tags: Cnn, Pfizer, COVID, Moderna COVID


AstraZeneca shake-up: who gets it now, who doesn’t and what does it mean for Australia’s vaccine rollout?

Health authorities have recommended AstraZeneca shots no longer be given to people aged 50 to 59. Here’s whyAstraZeneca now only recommended for Australians 60 and overAustralia’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout numbersNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listAustralia has undertaken the second major shake-up of its Covid-19 vaccination program in three months, prompted by concerns the AstraZeneca vaccine can cause blood clots in rare cases. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Coronavirus


Australia politics live: NSW on alert after Sydney Covid cases increase to four, Atagi recommends raising age for AstraZeneca vaccine to 60

NSW Health names new hotspots after more people in eastern suburbs test positive; Victoria records no new local infections. Follow the latest updates liveNew Sydney Covid case visited Bondi venues while potentially contagiousNSW Covid hotspots and map; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots list 4.35am BST Greg Hunt on vaccine hesitancy:Let me just get the latest figures, the latest figures that we have seen is at least 70% of Australians are intending to have a vaccine, I did there was anoth...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Astrazeneca, World Health Organisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Greg Hunt, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Bondi, NSW


Australia live update: NSW reports positive Covid case visited Bondi; Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases restrictions

A Sydney man in his 60s who works as a driver, including transporting international flight crew, tests positive. Follow latest updatesVictoria’s Covid restrictions explainedNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 7.21am BST Penny Wong is asked about Karen Andrews comments from earlier today ...
Tags: Health, Abc, Australia, Senate, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party


One year or 5? Doctors and drug companies increasingly disagree about when we'll need COVID-19 booster shots

Marianne Ayala/Insider Booster shots may not be medically necessary for another one to five years, disease experts wager. But pharmaceutical companies are prepping to distribute boosters to the US before the end of 2021. In either case, boosters probably won't require the same urgency as initial vaccines do. See more stories on Insider's business page. The next vaccine race is underway - this time for booster shots.Leading vaccine developers, including Pfizer, Moderna, and Novavax...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, UPS, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Philadelphia, Goldman Sachs, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cornell University


Australia politics live: Melbourne travel limit scrapped as Victoria eases Covid restrictions; Morrison hails UK trade deal

Parliament will sit in Canberra today and Victoria to relax coronavirus restrictions. Follow latest updatesVictoria’s Covid restrictions explainedNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 5.23am BST We are back to ‘how much does Michael McCormack not know’ and this time, it is on the vaccine r...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Parliament, Canberra


Australia politics live: Morrison hails UK free trade agreement; Victoria records five new local Covid cases

Parliament will sit in Canberra today and Victorians wait to hear if restrictions will be eased further. Follow latest updatesNSW Covid hotspots; Victoria exposure sites; Qld hotspots listResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 12.14am BST Not everyone in the Labor party is in raptures over the UK free trade deal.So-called Aust-UK ‘trade deal’ is just ...
Tags: Health, UK, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victorian politics, Victoria, Pfizer, Labor party, Melbourne, Liberal party, Parliament


Australia politics live: Biloela family reunite in Perth, Victoria records five new local Covid cases

Morrison hails UK free trade agreement; parliament will sit in Canberra today and Victorians wait to hear if restrictions will be eased further. Follow latest updatesResources minister attacks ‘green activists’Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 11.27pm BST Two of these cases were reported yesterday. All have been linked.Residents in a Southbank apartment block have been placed in lockdown.R...
Tags: UK, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Morrison, McMahon, Southbank, Labor and Greens


Australian politics live: Biloela family reunite in Perth, Morrison hails UK free trade agreement

Parliament will sit in Canberra today as Victorians wait to hear if restrictions will be eased further Resources minister attacks ‘green activists’ Nurses choosing better-paid shifts at vaccination hubs adding to crisisVictoria halts Pfizer bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block 10.30pm BST Welcome to Wednesday!It’s another day with Michael McCormack sitting in the PM’s chair for question time, which means it is another day of Labor’s new favourite game, ‘how much does Michael McCormac...
Tags: UK, Labor, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Parliament, Canberra, Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese, Michael McCormack, Biloela, Coronavirus


899 People Got Expired Vaccine Doses At Times Square Site

The New York City Health Department is advising people who received doses to promptly schedule another Pfizer shot.
Tags: News, Pfizer, New York City Health Department, Times Square Site


The US coronavirus death toll has passed 600,000, according to Johns Hopkins University data

A nurse tending to a patient at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California. Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images The US death toll from COVID-19 has passed 600,000, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Pre-pandemic life has largely returned in the US because of the vaccine rollout. But some vaccine hesitancy and procrastination is posing a threat to reaching herd immunity. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US reached a grim ...
Tags: Science, News, Israel, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Pfizer, Gallup, Johnson Johnson, Johns Hopkins University, St Jude Medical Center, Coronavirus, COVID, Speed desk


Victoria halts Pfizer vaccine bookings and locks down Melbourne unit block after two more Covid cases

NSW authorities are investigating how a returned traveller in a Sydney quarantine hotel contracted Covid from a couple in an adjacent roomVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progressVictoria has halted new bookings for the Pfizer vaccine and locked down a large block of units in central Melbourne after two more people tested positive to Covid, while in Sydney authorities are investigatin...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Sydney, Victorian politics, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Pfizer, Melbourne, Southbank, Kings Park, Coronavirus, COVID


Coronavirus live news: Covid outpacing vaccines, WHO warns; US nears 600,000 deaths

Bolsonaro asks Pfizer to speed up vaccine delivery; WHO warns G7 billion vaccines pledge not enough; US death toll remains the highest worldwideVaccines and oxygen run out as third wave of Covid hits UgandaEngland’s Covid lockdown lifting: is a four-week delay enough?Blackburn faces up to further Covid restrictionsSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.25am BST Our Morwenna Ferrier writes about the rise of a new trend in the wake of the pandemic – the “vaxinistas”:This summer’s trend is not a di...
Tags: Japan, US, World news, Who, Pfizer, Vietnam, Toshimitsu Motegi, Morwenna Ferrier, Bolsonaro, Coronavirus, COVID


A federal judge just ruled against over 100 Houston hospital workers who will be fired if they don't get the COVID-19 vaccine

Medical workers and pedestrians cross an intersection outside of the Houston Methodist Hospital on June 09, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Getty Images/Brandon Bell A federal judge threw out a lawsuit filed by over 100 Houston Methodist employees. The workers alleged the hospital's COVID-19 vaccine mandate forced them to be "human guinea pigs." The judge said the workers were not being forced or coerced to take a vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal judge tossed...
Tags: Lawsuit, Texas, News, US, Trends, Fda, Pfizer, Nazi, Houston, US supreme court, Johnson Johnson, US Food and Drug Administration, Hughes, Jared Woodfill, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist


Covid live: UK reports 8,125 daily cases, most since February, as doctors call for delay to lockdown easing

UK also reports 17 deaths as infection rate rises; British Medical Association calls for delay to easing of remaining lockdown restrictionsDelta variant causes more than 90% of new Covid cases in UKRapid Covid tests used in mass UK programme get scathing US reportHolidaymania strikes Germany as Covid travel restrictions easeBoris Johnson urged to keep English Covid rules in place beyond 21 JuneHigh risk of autumn surge in Europe, says WHO 5.24pm BST An advisory committee with the Centers fo...
Tags: Europe, UK, Cdc, Germany, US, World news, Moscow, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Johnson, British Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Sergei Sobyanin, Moderna, Coronavirus, COVID


UK to give 100m Covid vaccine doses to poorer countries within a year

At least 1bn doses due from G7 but campaigners say package does not address structural problemsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK will donate 100m surplus coronavirus vaccine doses within the next year to low-income countries as part of at least 1bn doses due from the G7.The US has promised to buy 500m Pfizer vaccines at a cost of $3bn for distribution to 100 poorer countries, with 200m to be distributed this year, in addition to releasing 80m of its surplus by th...
Tags: Health, UK, US, Society, World news, Aid, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, G7, Coronavirus


Biden says US to buy and donate half-billion doses of Pfizer's Covid vaccine: 'We know the tragedy. We also know the path to recovery'

President Joe Biden's announced Thursday evening that the United States plans to donate 500 million Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses globally as part of his efforts to reassert US leadership on the world stage.
Tags: US, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Pfizer, Biden


G7 summit: Boris Johnson praises Joe Biden as ‘breath of fresh air’ after talks – as it happened

Latest updates: prime minister welcomes US president’s desire to work with UK on issues such as security and climate crisisBrexit rains on Boris Johnson’s G7 paradeJohnson must respect rule of law and implement Brexit deal, says EUG7 leaders ‘will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid origins’Coronavirus – latest global updates 7.01pm BST The president and the prime minister set out a global vision in a new Atlantic Charter to deepen cooperation in democracy and human rights, defence and sec...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Washington, US, UK News, Joe Biden, US news, Foreign Policy, Social Care, Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson, Pfizer, Johnson, Biden, G7


Moderna seeks FDA approval to vaccinate kids 12-17; J&J vaccine has longer shelf life; Pfizer donates 500M doses: Live COVID-19 updates

Moderna said it has requested an "emergency use authorization" to vaccinate kids as young as 12. Latest COVID-19 news.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fda, Pfizer, Usa Today, Moderna


Moderna seeks FDA approval to vaccinate kids as young as 12; Pfizer to donate 500M doses for low-income countries: Live COVID-19 updates

Ohio has two more Vax-a-Million winners. California withdraws controversial masking rules for vaccinated employees. The latest COVID-19 updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, Ohio, Fda, Pfizer, Usa Today, Moderna


Covid in Scotland: Low supplies of Pfizer vaccine 'could hamper roll-out'

Scotland's health secretary says supplies of the Pfizer vaccine will be "tight" in the coming weeks.
Tags: News, Scotland, Pfizer


Pfizer to donate 500M doses to US for low-income countries; California withdraws masking workplace rules: Live COVID-19 updates

Ohio has two more Vax-a-Million winners. California withdraws controversial masking rules for vaccinated employees. The latest COVID-19 updates.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, US, Ohio, Pfizer, Usa Today


Coronavirus live news: India reports 6,148 deaths after state revises toll up by 4,000; US to donate 500m jabs

Indian state of Bihar revises total Covid deaths up by 4,000; Biden administration to donate 50m Pfizer doses to nearly 100 countriesG7 leaders will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid originsMatt Hancock ‘was warned of UK care home risk in March 2020’AstraZeneca vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorderThe interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelledLeading biologist dampens his ‘smoking gun’ Covid lab leak theorySee all our coronavirus coverage 7.34am BST That po...
Tags: Japan, UK, England, India, US, World news, Pfizer, Biden, Bcc, Bihar, Suren Thiru, Chambers of Commerce BCC, NHS Providers, Coronavirus, Chris Hopson



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