Grocers step in to speed up COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Jan 13 2021
The US company also said the organization has strengthened its team in the past 12 months, finishing 2020 with 1,300 full time employees, a significant jump on the numbers employed by the biotech at the end of 2019, with it comprising 820 staff members back then.
The two already approved made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines are more cost-effective than any other in the world and have been developed as per the country " s needs, he said in his remarks in the meeting called to discuss the COVID-19 situation and the vaccination roll-out. In the USA, just 36 per cent of the shots already distributed to states have been administered, according to Bloomberg's vaccine tracker.
On Sunday, he confirmed seven more vaccination sites have opened in partnership with places of worship.
Switzerland was the first country in continental Europe to start using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in its mass immunisation programme against the coronavirus pandemic, doing so on December 23.
Almost one-third of the vaccinations already distributed have gone to health care workers with three of New Mexico's major hospital networks.
"My number one priority is getting vaccine in people's arms, like we just did today, as rapidly as we can", he said after receiving the vaccine. Aside from extending Comirnaty's patient reach, BioNTech is plotting further stability testing for its current formulation-shackled by stringent cold chain requirements-plus a formula free of polyethylene glycol, which may be linked to side effects, and a more temperature-stable version of the shot.
When can Canadians expect to get vaccinated? It details how people will be prioritized based on medical conditions and other risk factors.
Millions of doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine left the Serum Institute of India's warehouses early Tuesday as the country of 1.3 billion people prepares to rollout the shot.
"This deadly virus continues to spread at alarming rates..." That includes six new cases among inmates at the Western New Mexico Correctional Facility in Cibola County. This includes the ParCare Community Health Network in New York City, which authorities say may have ignored the state's vaccine-prioritization guidelines.
Health officials on Monday also reported a statewide total of 2,764 deaths related to the pandemic.