NSW records six new casesIndia begins world’s biggest Covid vaccination programGlobal coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million people
For all our coronavirus coverage 2.05am GMT Australia is investigating reports Norwegian authorities are concerned about the safety of the Pfizer vaccine after a number of elderly people died after being inoculated.
The Norwegian Medicines Agency has reported 29 people had suffered side effects from having the vaccine, 13 of them fatal.
1.55am GMT India kicked off one of the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination drives Saturday, aiming to inoculate 300 million people by July with Covishield – developed by AstraZeneca and made by India’s Serum Institute – or the homegrown Covaxin.India, home to 1.3 billion people, has the world’s second-largest number of recorded cases behind the United States. Continue reading…
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Author : Helen Davidson
Publish date : 2021-01-17 02:05:50
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