Florida makes seniors a priority for COVID-19 vaccine
Dec 25 2020
Health Minister Greg Hunt said the vaccine rollout is expected to begin in March and be finished by October next year on Thursday. It's easy for us to give vaccine in our clinics, it's not easy for us to give vaccines to the people on the front lines, for multiple reasons.
Argentina has granted emergency approval for use of Russia's Sputnik Covid-19 vaccine, the South American country's health ministry said in a statement on Wednesday, becoming the third country after Russian Federation and Belarus to approve the vaccine. The state's first vaccine shipments last week, 23,750 doses made by Pfizer, went to hospitals for at-risk health care workers.
More than 1 million Americans have received their first doses of a COVID-19 shot across the country since federal officials authorized two vaccines for emergency use, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Serbia received the initial 4,875 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday.
Health regulators in the United Kingdom have also warned those who experienced significant histories of allergic reactions not to get the COVID-19 vaccine of Pfizer after two people reported experiencing adverse reactions earlier this month.
They will receive the vaccine in the late spring and people with high-risk medical conditions and other essential workers. By the evening-frontline workers and first responders lined up to get their shot.
Nurse Robin Jones, who has been with Flaget for 23 years, was among those administering the vaccine to her coworkers.
"Bear with us. Our priority is the elderly population", he said.
"I would like to thank the wise leadership of our country and all healthcare officials for their efforts to provide COVID-19 vaccines to all citizens and residents in Qatar", HE Ali bin Saeed Al-Khayarin said following his vaccination. The average number of new cases per day has exceeded 200,000, and deaths have sat at more than 2,000 per day, according to Washington Post tracking.