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Covid-19 news: People in the UK may be able to holiday abroad in weeks

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Passengers are seen embarking Ryanair plane at nearly empty London Stansted Airport Dominika Zarzycka/Sipa US/Alamy Latest coronavirus news as of 5pm on 4 May UK expected to release “green list”… Read More »

The Most Important Thing You Can Do to Turn Back the Tide of the COVID-19 Pandemic Now? Get Vaccinated

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The COVID-19 pandemic presented us with a public health crisis we’ve not seen the likes of in more than a century. The influenza pandemic of 1918 is the last time the United States, and the world, had to deal with the onslaught of a… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine wins renewed backing from U.S. experts after probe into rare blood clots

After officials halted Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout in its tracks last week, U.S. vaccine advisers agreed on Friday that vaccinations should resume. Going forward, the shot will carry a warning about rare and severe blood clots, they said. Of the nearly 8 million doses administered, officials identified 15 cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia (TTS), CDC vaccine advisers said Friday. Three vaccine recipients who developed TTS have died. All… Read More »

U.S. the biggest source of COVID-19 brought into Canada, study finds

Breadcrumb Trail Links World Toronto Reopening Canada PostPandemic News National More Reopening Canada Health and Wellness Health Canadian Politics Canada More than half the imported variants of the pathogen that led to outbreaks in Canada likely came from the United States, scientists say Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Apr 21, 2021  • … Read More »

With demand uncertain and its U.S. manufacturing in limbo, AstraZeneca still aims to seek FDA nod for COVID-19 vaccine

Its COVID-19 vaccine has been vilified and its manufacturing network has been questioned, but AstraZeneca is still planning to apply for emergency use authorization of its shot in the U.S., a company spokesman confirmed. A month ago, after AZ said its vaccine succeeded in phase 3 testing, an AstraZeneca executive said the company would apply for an emergency… Read More »