The Australian government has confirmed it won't make the coronavirus vaccine mandatory for all its citizens. IBM warned Thursday that it had uncovered a series of cyber attacks, potentially carried out by state actors, against companies involved in the effort to distribute vaccine doses, which must be kept cold.
Hospitals in B.C. now count 338 individuals admitted, 76 of whom are receiving critical care. "I know you are all feeling fatigue but I am asking you to do a little bit more until vaccines are available to all of us", Dr. A one-day record 50 more people tested positive in the northern region, bringing the overall total to 978. After many months of restrictions...we are all feeling that fatigue.
According to the California Public Health Department, ICU bed capacity in the Southern California region fell to 13.1% on Friday - below the 15% trigger for the state's newly announced stay-at-home order. As of December 3, California has 1,264,539 confirmed cases of COVID-19, resulting in 19,437 deaths. The regions include the Bay Area , greater Sacramento , Northern California , Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley .
The resolution asks Brown to again revisit Oregon's metrics and "prioritize the return of all students in grades K-5, with an ultimate goal of returning all students to school". "A report of COVID-19 should not be interpreted as an indicator the district or our schools aren't following proper procedures - school cases can be a reflection of the overall situation in the broader community", the district said.
The confirmed case rate for Franklin County is 1,045 new cases per 100,000 people for the two weeks ending November 27, the latest period for which new reported cases have been backdated to the onset of symptom or collection of samples for testing.
Health Canada's chief medical adviser said last week that several vaccine candidates are under review, and the first could be approved sometime this month. Deals will be finalized by December 15, but the successful company or companies who handle air, land, or other cargo deliveries will be tasked with getting these doses shipped across the country.