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Covid cases are rising and hospitalizations have plateaued even as vaccinations increase

Emergency Medical Technician Lenny Fernandez, Medical Assistant Rodnay Moore and Physician Assistant-Certified Calvin Davis, left to right, prepare doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine as the city of Vernon Health Department staff used the city’s new mobile health unit clinic to administer COVID-19 vaccinations to nearly 250 essential food processing workers at Rose & Shore,… Read More »

Parents urged to stay up-to-date with children’s vaccinations

Parents are being urged to make sure their children are up-to-date with all their routine vaccinations. The Local Government Association said high vaccine uptake could prevent infections and stop pressure being piled on the NHS. The childhood vaccination programme is continuing as normal while jabs given in school are being rescheduled. Vaccines protect children against… Read More »

First vaccinations begin in Africa for COVID-19 trial

A vaccine volunteer gets an injection at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Siphiwe Sibeko) JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Africa’s first participation in a COVID-19 vaccine trial started Wednesday as nervous volunteers received injections, while officials said the continent of 1.3 billion people cannot be left behind. The large-scale… Read More »

Hancock wrong on compulsory child vaccinations – top doctor

The health secretary is wrong to think compulsory child vaccination will help tackle falling immunisation rates in England, a leading doctor says. Matt Hancock has said he is “looking very seriously” at the option. But Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health expert Dr David Elliman said it could be counter-productive and make people more… Read More »