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9 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 8 March
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 394 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 5 March 2021. Nine were positive.
Latin America turns to Russia for Covid-19 vaccines
Russia's Sputnik V has seen rising popularity across Latin America as more countries announce shipments and deals to purchase the Covid-19 vaccine.
The Differences Between the Vaccines Matter
Yes, all of the COVID-19 vaccines are very good. No, they’re not all the same.
Gender equality at BioNTech made the impossible possible, founder says
Dr Ozlem Tureci told a WHO briefing that gender equality helped the company act with such speed in developing a Covid-19 vaccine.
EU to seek AstraZeneca doses from US amid Covid-19 vaccine supply shortfalls
The European Union will reportedly ask Washington to allow the export of millions of doses of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine as Brussels struggles with supply shortages.
3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 5 March
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 331 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 4 March 2021. Three were positive.
Canada Approves Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine
It is the first single-dose Covid-19 vaccine to be authorized in the country, and has been cleared for use by people over 18 years of age.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 4 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 283 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 3 March 2021. All were negative.
One new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 3 March
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 157 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 2 March 2021. One was positive.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 2 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 209 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 1 March 2021. All were negative.
3 new COVID19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 1 March 2021
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 590 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 26 February 2021. Three were positive.
Just ONE dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine slashes Covid hospitalisations for over-80s by 80%, English study says
A single dose of the Pzifer or AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 cuts the hospitalisation rate of those aged 80 years and older by 80 percent, Public Health England (PHE) officials said on Monday, citing a pre-print study.
Ecuador's health minister resigns after vaccine access scandal
Ecuador's health minister Juan Carlos Zevallos stepped down Friday, after his department allowed a university official receive a Covid-19 vaccine ahead of other priority groups.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla On Covid Vaccine: Extended Interview
In an exclusive interview with Lester Holt, Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla discusses the company’s Covid-19 vaccine — including the potential for a booster shot, vaccine trials for children and more.
Pfizer Covid Vaccine Reduces Transmission After One Dose
Researchers analysed results from thousands of COVID-19 tests carried out each week as part of hospital screenings of healthcare staff in Cambridge, eastern England.
Great-great gran, 105, says she beat Covid by eating 'gin-soaked raisins'
An 105-year-old nursing home resident says she managed to overcome Covid-19 by eating nine gin-soaked raisins per day and ‘no junk food’.
Pfizer studies if 3rd vaccine jab is needed to counter COVID variants
The study aims to determine if an additional booster shot would rev up the immune system enough to ward off a mutated virus.
New normal? 'Green Pass' opens music concert to vaccinated Israelis
It was an event that could set a precedent in a world longing for a return to normal - a music concert attended by scores of Israelis vaccinated against COVID-19.
Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot Covid Vaccine Effective, Safe: US Drug Regulator
J&J's vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 against multiple variants in a global trial involving nearly 44,000 people, the company said last month.
Italian police fear black market sales of vaccines and scams
One year on from the confirmation of the first case of coronavirus in Italy, police are investigating Covid-19 vaccine procurement and fake drugs and vaccines to treat the virus
The One Area Where the U.S. COVID-19 Strategy Seems to Be Working
By spending lots of money and not worrying about liability, America is beating Europe in the vaccine race.
Pfizer Vaccine 95.8% Effective Against COVID-19: Israel Health Ministry
The health ministry said the jab was 99.2 percent effective against serious illness and 98.9 percent effective in preventing death.
Coronavirus doctor's diary: Don't ask me which vaccine is best, please
Dr John Wright of Bradford Royal Infirmary says he's noticed that his medical colleagues show a preference for one vaccine, while members of the public often prefer another. He argues that this isn't a time to be choosy.
Joe Biden says US is administering 1.7million Covid vaccines a day
Joe Biden has revealed that the US is administering 1.7million Covid vaccine doses every day as the country’s death toll nears 500,000.
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