European Union slaps sanction on China for abuses against Uyghurs03/23/2021 04:00Canada is levelling sanctions against Chinese officials over human-rights violations against minority Muslims in that country.It's the first time the EU has put sanctions on China since, as the European Community, it imposed an arms embargo following the 1989 crackdown at Beijing's Tiananmen Square."The evidence of widespread human rights abuses in Xinjiang can not be ignored", British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said...
Boris Johnson to receive 'safe and effective' AstraZeneca vaccine PA Media03/20/2021 13:10Johnson said: "We've always said that in a vaccination programme of this pace and this scale, some interruptions in supply are inevitable and it is true that in the short term we are receiving fewer vaccines than we had planned for a week ago".Prof Ferguson said deaths in the United Kingdom were being driven down "at a faster rate then I ever thought possible, and that will allow us to open up, but opening up poses risks, particularly if there are variants around which can partially escape the vaccine"...
Officials expand recommended use of AstraZeneca vaccine to all adults03/20/2021 13:09The big picture: The world has four major sources of coronavirus vaccines: China (33% of all doses produced), the USA (27%), the European Union (19%) and India (13%), according to data shared with Axios by Airfinity, a science information and analytics company.The United States has agreed to send coronavirus vaccines to Mexico after discussion between President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his USA counterpart Joe Biden, the Mexican foreign minister said Thursday...
COVID-19: 622 new cases and eight additional deaths03/19/2021 14:11One of these was fatal.More than half, or 51.8%, of county residents age 75 and over are fully vaccinated. Sars-CoV-2 is the virus that causes Covid-19 disease.Symptoms include headache, blurred vision, fainting or loss of consciousness."We tested. the baby's blood, to see if the antibodies in the mother passed to the baby which is something we see happen with other vaccines given during pregnancy", Dr Gilbert said...
Biden expected to hit 100 million vaccinations goal as early as Thursday03/19/2021 14:10Now the U.S.is injecting an average of about 2.2 million doses each day - and the pace of vaccination is likely to dramatically expand later this month in conjunction with an expected surge in supply of the vaccines.Upon entering office, Biden complained that the Trump administration had not left much infrastructure for the ambitious vaccination program, but he still aimed to deliver 100 million doses - enough for almost one-third of the USA population - by his 100th day in office...