Health sciences

15,295 people vaccinated against COVID in last 24 hours

As many as 15,295 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson were administered in the last 24 hours, of which 11,072 represent the first dose, and 4,223 the second dose, according to a briefing sent on Thursday by Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV).

HealthMin official Andrei Baciu: Romania selling Ireland 700,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine

Romania will sell Ireland 700,000 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine, Secretary of State with the Health Ministry Andrei Baciu told AGERPRES on Wednesday, adding that the respective amount of vaccines is not necessary for the domestic vaccine rollout. "Romania has concluded an agreement in principle for the sale of COVID-19 vaccine to Ireland.

15,260 people vaccinated against COVID in last 24 hours

As many as 15,260 vaccine doses from Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson were administered in the last 24 hours, of which 10,831 represent the first dose, and 4,429 the second dose, according to a briefing sent on Wednesday by Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV).

Slovenia to donate 150,000 doses of AstraZeneca to Cape Verde

Ljubljana – Slovenia will provide 150,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Cape Verde as humanitarian aid in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic, the government said after Wednesday’s correspondence session. Cape Verde recorded 33,721 coronavirus infections and 298 deaths by the end of July.

Number of daily cases jump to nearly 25,000, highest since early May

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Turkey jumped to nearly 25,000, government data showed, the highest level in almost three months, as the health minister urged Turkish nationals to get vaccinated against the virus.

The number of new cases hit 24,832 on Aug. 3, up from 22,898 the day before, according to the Health Ministry's figures.

Turkish scientist invents chickpea-sized capsule to diagnose body diseases

A Turkish scientist has invented a capsule of the size of a chickpea, which typically helps in diagnosing diseases in the digestive system when swallowed, enabling an easier endoscopy procedure.

"This is a brand-new technology," Rabia Tuğçe Yazıcıgil, working in a lab affiliated with the Boston University in the U.S., told daily Hürriyet on Aug. 3.

Covid jab daily update: 15,395 people inoculated in past 24 hours

As many as 15,395 people have received the coronavirus jab with either the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Johnson&Johnson vaccine in the past 24 hours, the National COVID Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV) informs on Tuesday. As many as 11,174 people were given the priming shot and 4,221 received the booster shot.

12,428 people vaccinated against COVID in last 24 hours

A number of 12,428 doses of Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson vaccines have been administered in the last 24 hours, of which 8,470 represent the first dose, and 3,958 the second dose, according to a briefing sent on Monday by Romania's National COVID-19 Vaccination Coordination Committee (CNCAV).

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