Each E.U. country will make their own decision on who gets the first shots, with most vowing to put the elderly and residents in nursing homes first. "We'll get our freedom back, we'll be able to embrace again", he said . "Today, we start turning the page on a hard year", Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president wrote on Twitter. The committee believes that said age group has far worse health outcomes when compared to people aged 60 to 69.
But employees far from the front lines - including social workers and clerks working from home - allegedly slipped into vaccination rooms ahead of schedule, according to the report. That will certainly confine the pandemic that has cost so many lives in Croatia and the world , said Plenkovic. Ireland's first shipment of Covid 19 vaccine has arrived and is now in cold storage at the HSE's National Cold Chain Service.
Mueller Russia probe. This stands for over a half of all reprieves granted by the president since taking office in 2017. President Trump's latest spate of pardons hits a new low in treachery and dereliction of duty. Trump's list also reflects a particular aspect of the culture war he's taken to waging with his pardon pen: The crimes of law enforcement officers who've been convicted of various sorts of brutality, and who've managed to catch his attention via the conservative media pipeline.
People over 65 resident in long-term care facilities will be the first to receive the vaccine, followed by frontline healthcare workers. Taking to Twitter to share the news, Head of the HSE Paul Reid wrote: "An early morning start to a momentous day".
The process of granting emergency use approval for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine "Covaxin" may take time as its phase 3 trials are still underway, while Pfizer is yet to make a presentation. The Indian regulator is only considering the two full-dose regimen of the shot despite it showing a lower success rate, the sources said. One official said, "Serum is ready".
Syrian state news agency SANA said air defenses intercepted missiles allegedly fired by Israel on Masyaf, hitting "most" of the projectiles in the volley before they reached the target. A total of six pro-government fighters were killed during an Israeli strike that targeted positions in central Syria after midnight, a war monitor reported on Friday.