There are 4,455 active cases of the disease in B.C., including 291 being treated in hospital, with 75 in intensive care. It has also ordered enough Pfizer doses to vaccinate 750,000 people, with the first batch due by the end of March. "If the current vaccines do a good job in curbing the pandemic.t hen what we need is a long-term vaccine that we are going to have to give people every three years", Priddy said.
The UK government has reserved one fill-finish production line at Wockhardt UK for its exclusive use for 18 months in order to guarantee the supply of vaccines required to fight against COVID-19, the company had confirmed during a visit by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to the Welsh facility last November.
That figure is up a massive 22.2% year-over-year and represents the highest quarterly shipment volume since IDC began tracking smartphone metrics. Research firms Counterpoint and Canalys , which also released data on Thursday, pegged Huawei at No.
Krutika Kuppalli, an infectious diseases physician at the Medical University of SC in Charleston. They had for weeks said the variant that first cropped up in South Africa, called B.1.351, was likely already in the USA, but this country's limited system of surveillance for different iterations of the coronavirus meant the variant likely went unnoticed once it was imported via a traveler and could have even been spreading.
Janet Yellen won overwhelming Senate confirmation as the first woman to lead the US Treasury yesterday, setting her quickly to work with Congress on coronavirus relief, reviewing US sanctions policy and strengthening financial regulation.
The IMF on Tuesday slashed 1.4 percentage points off a prediction made last October , saying it now expects the United Kingdom economy to expand by only 4.5% in 2021. Japan, which has announced its own stimulus of more than US$700 billion, also saw a significant upward revision. "The projected rebound in 2021 and 2022 is primarily driven by a renewed infrastructure investment push and a gradual recovery of the private sector supported by accommodative monetary policy and global recovery", ...