413 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines have been Administered in the United States
As of Saturday, the United States had administered 412,856,169 doses of COVID-19 vaccines and sent 503,521,625 doses to vaccination centers, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
IN 2 DAYS: Over 40,000 People have been Vaccinated against COVID-19 in Bulgaria
The interest in vaccination in our country continues to increase. Another day with queues for immunization in the country. Vaccination points in Ruse even warn that there is already a shortage of some vaccines.
The executive drug agency reassured that there were enough doses available from the 4 authorized vaccines.
Virus spreads mostly through young people, says minister
Young people are appearing to be the main culprit for the spread of COVID-19 recently, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has said, noting that, however, most of the patients who are treated for the coronavirus in intensive care units are the elderly and those with chronic diseases.
India Reaches 1 Billion Mark in COVID-19 Vaccination
India's vaccination drive reached a historic milestone of having administered 1 billion vaccine doses on 21 October 2021. Around 75 percent of Indians above 18 years of age have received their first dose, while 30 percent have received two doses each.
Nine-month high of over 2,000 new coronavirus cases recorded
Ljubljana – Slovenia logged 2,145 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the highest daily number of confirmed infections since 12 January, according to data by the National Institute of Public Health (NIJZ). The share of positive tests stood at 29.1%, and another nine patients with Covid-19 died.
Some 5 mln people skipped their third dose, says minister
Some 5 million people who have already received two doses of the inactivated COVID-19 vaccines have skipped their third shot, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca has said, urging them to get the booster shot as soon as possible.
Turkey is presently using both the mRNA vaccine developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and the Chinese company Sinovac's inactivated vaccine in its inoculation drive.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) estimates the use of Pfizer for ages five to 11
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has announced that it will analyze data, including the results from an ongoing study, for a vaccine distributed under the name "Comirnaty". It is already approved for children older than 12 in the USA and the EU.
Turkey administers nearly 114 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses to date
Turkey has administered over 113.86 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive this January, according to official figures released on Oct. 16.
More than 54.8 million people have gotten the first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, while around 47.2 million are fully vaccinated, the Health Ministry said.
Iceland halts Moderna jabs over heart-inflammation fears
Iceland on Oct. 8 suspended the Moderna anti-Covid vaccine, citing the slight increased risks of cardiac inflammation, going further than its Nordic neighbors which simply limited use of the jabs.
Pfizer, BioNTech seek US COVID-19 vaccine clearance for children 5-11
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have asked U.S. regulators to authorize emergency use of their COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, a group for whom no shot is currently allowed, Pfizer said on Oct. 7.