COVID-19 vaccinations: Over 1 crore people vaccinated in India

James Marshall
February 21, 2021

"Either way there could be criticism, but we've taken the advice of the medical authorities and confidence and demonstration, but today is the first round of vaccines for Australia, and ultimately that's about hope and protection for Australians".

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said earlier this week that she is confident the gap between doses can be safely extended to up to three months if necessary.

Speaking at ahead of his vaccination, Mr Morrison said: "Tomorrow our vaccination programme starts, so as a curtain raiser today we're here making some very important points; that it's safe, that it's important, and we need to start with those who are most vulnerable and are on the front line".

"Thanks to Israel's strong health system that has allowed us to vaccinate an unprecedented wide percentage of the population, and our epidemiological tracking facilities, we are the first country in the world that can show the effect of the vaccine in the real clinical world", Levy said.

Currently, the convention center is only accepting people aged 65 and older for vaccine appointments.

The Health Ministry (MOH), on behalf of the Malaysian government, had entered into an agreement with Pfizer (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd on Jan 11 this year for the purchase of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Meanwhile French health minister Olivier Veran said he had asked a top local official to "toughen up" a curfew in southeastern city Nice and the surrounding Alpes-Maritimes department faced with rising cases - or even return to a "partial or full lockdown".

Pressley's district spans Suffolk County, where concerns have been raised about the difficulties faced by Black and Latino residents seeking access to vaccines.

India has administered COVID-19 vaccination to 1,01,88,007 people so far as per the MoHFW dashboard.

"This is the hottest commodity that is out there right now so we have to be very careful", Pino said at a press briefing Thursday.

The country's nerve centre for Covid-19 response on Saturday announced that at least 5.6 million doses of the virus' vaccine will arrive in the country by the end of March.

The data also helps researchers and health officials better understand the effectiveness of the vaccines in B.C.'s elderly population, she added.

"Without going to the trusted players, no people in our communities are going to trust government or the health care system", Elugardo said.

He added that opposition leader Anthony Albanese would be vaccinated later this week.

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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