This is the third vaccine for COVID-19 to be approved in Canada, following Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna
Twitter is set to increase censorship of COVID-19 vaccine “misinformation” through the use of its new “strike” system that will determine when and if further enforcement is needed. This follows intense backlash for banning former US President Donald Trump.
Israel passed a law allowing the government to share the identities of people who are not vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Passing the law, officials asked, “Is privacy more important than life itself?”
Since January 16, at least 19 people in India have died after receiving Covaxin and Covishield vaccines, some dying as quickly as in a few hours. However, the government has denied any connection between the vaccines and deaths.
With new variants posing a threat, some BC officials believe mandatory mask-wearing should be implemented across all schools.
The £33.6-million project will help the researchers understand how the virus and vaccines affect people.
The company will continue to research two investigational therapeutic candidates
The WHO sent a team to parts of China, including Wuhan, last month, where the virus originated
Pfizer and BioNTech will jab approximately 4000 pregnant women with their experimental COVID-19 vaccines in an effort to understand the vaccine’s effects. Globally, millions have already received shots of the vaccines authorized for emergency use.
117-year-old French nun Sister André has survived COVID-19 in three weeks. The oldest person in Europe didn’t realize she was infected. While it’s not clear which COVID-19 test she took, many experts have expressed doubt about the efficacy of tests like the PCR.