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COVID-19 VACCINATION

Till January 16, 2021, more than 39.7 million doses of various COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in 51 countries. While the US began its vaccinations on December 14, 2020, by vaccinating health workers, China and Russia authorized their vaccinations for some groups back in July and August, 2020, respectively. June …

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Distributing the Vaccine

“(It will be) the largest and most complex global logistics operation ever undertaken”—IATA Rich countries like the United States and European nations have booked in advance billions of COVID-19 vaccine doses from several companies, even if they are in development. Th e US has committed nearly $10 billion to procure …

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Woes of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Woes of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine On December 16, The New York Times reported serious allergic reactions in two health workers in Alaska after getting the Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine. The first worker, a middle-aged woman, experienced a rash over her face and body, shortness of breath, and elevated heart rate 10 …

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Pfizer Begins Transporting Vaccines

Pfizer Begins Transporting Vaccines After being granted emergency use authorization by the FDA, the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is now being transported to different distribution sites across the United States, thus launching the biggest vaccination drive in the country’s history. Priority will be given to vaccinate healthcare workers and nursing home …

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FDA Commissioner Grants EUA to Pfizer Vaccine

FDA Commissioner Grants EUA to Pfizer Vaccine Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has been granted emergency use authorization (EUA) by the US FDA. The New York Times, referring to an anonymous authoritative source, reports that FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn was under immense pressure from President Trump to allow EUA for the …

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