More than four million people in Denmark have begun vaccination against Covid-19, according to a latest update from the country’s health authorities. The exact figure of 4,018,508 Denmark residents who have received at least the first dose of a vaccine against the coronavirus was released by the Ministry of Health on Thursday. That corresponds to 68.67 percent of the country’s…View More Denmark: 4 million people receive Covid-19 vaccination
The Swedish Public Health Agency reports the spread of COVID-19 is increasing in the metropolitan regions but is still at a low level nationally. During the week ending July 17 (epi week 28), officials say 1,855 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Sweden, which is an increase of approximately 24 percent compared with week prior. The incidence calculated over…View More Sweden reports increase of COVID-19 spread in metro areas: AstraZeneca to be discontinued
The globe reached a couple of Coronavirus milestones this week. One is terribly grim: We passed 4 million deaths due to the virus. The other, offers faint hope: Through July 13, more than a quarter (25.6%) of the world’s population has now received at least one COVID-19 vaccine according to Our World in Data, which collects information from local governments.…View More 25.6% of the world has received a COVID-19 vaccine.Check how your country is doing.
Health authorities in places such as Los Angeles County and St. Louis are requesting even immunized people to resume wearing masks in public. The Covid-19 curve in the United States is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling over the past three weeks. This is driven by the fast-spreading delta variant, lagging…View More America sees a increase in Covid-19 cases again: Doubles in 3 weeks.
WHO chief said that the recent spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus is being fueled by “increased social mobility” and inconsistency in the use of proven public health and social measures The Covid-19 pandemic is now in the “early stages” of the third wave, warned World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday, even as he…View More EARLY STAGES’ OF COVID-19 THIRD WAVE, AMID DELTA SURGE: WHO
GENEVA – The World Health Organization’s chief scientist has advised individuals against mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines from different manufacturers, saying such decisions should be left to public health authorities. “It’s a little bit of a dangerous trend here,” Soumya Swaminathan told an online briefing on Monday after a question about booster shots. “It will be a chaotic situation in…View More WHO warns individuals against mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines
The Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) have reported that the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine showed a 97.6% efficacy. This was based on the analysis of data on disease infection rate among people receiving both shots of the vaccine. The vaccine, which is based on an established and well-studied platform of…View More Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine shows 97.6% efficacy
The number of new COVID-19 cases in Sweden has decreased in the past week, but infections are still at a high level and it is too early to say whether the trend will continue, the Health Agency said on Tuesday. Swedenhas experienced a severe third wave of the pandemic and the number of patients treated at intensive care has been…View More Third pandemic wave in Sweden slowing down,but cases still high
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has received her first dose of a vaccine against COVID-19, her office said on Monday. Four other cabinet ministers were also vaccinated, all receiving the vaccine produced by Moderna, the office said in a statement. “I hope everyone who is offered a vaccine will accept it. Vaccination will eventually allow us to reclaim the everyday…View More Norway’s prime minister gets COVID-19 vaccine as it speeds up its vaccinations
Pfizer’s CEO Albert Bourla has said that COVID-19 vaccine recipients will “likely” need a third dose between six to 12 months after they’re fully vaccinated and suggested vaccinations for coronavirus could be needed every year. According to The Hill, Bourla made these remarks while speaking to CNBC’s Bertha Coombs at a CVS Health event that he predicts based on current…View More Third dose of COVID vaccine ‘likely’ needed within 1 year: Pfizer CEO