The US is the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 23,308,712 and 388,529, respectively, according to the CSSE. The worldwide coronavirus death toll surpassed 2 million on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as nations around the world are trying to procure multiple vaccines and detect new COVID-19 variants.
More than 4,000 people died, numerous victims buried when whole neighbourhoods were swallowed in the falling ground. Landslides occurred in three locations and blocked a main road connecting Mamuju to the Majene district, a spokesperson for the disaster agency said.
Turner said the government must pivot towards getting more of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. Ms Cooke also said she hopes Johnson & Johnson will seek European Union approval for its jab next month. Vaccinations in Australia are set to begin in mid-February with the rollout to be accompanied by a public information campaign on the safety of vaccines.
The announcement detailing participants in the 59th inaugural swearing-In ceremony represents one of the more traditional aspects of Biden's inauguration , which has been largely altered amid the COVID-19 pandemic to accommodate an at-home audience, and faces new concerns over security in the wake of riots at the U.S.
Two vaccines in India have been approved by the government so far. While Covishield has been developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, Covaxin is an indigenous vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR . Brazil with more than 8 million cases has the third-highest infections in the world. Apart from Brazil and Bangladesh, which are expected to soon get supplies of the AstraZeneca shot from SII, Poonawalla said the Pune-based firm has also been approached by ...
Indonesia's almost 1.5 million medical workers will be among the first to be immunized after it became the first country outside China to start mass vaccinations with Sinovac's CoronaVac vaccine. 'There are some people doing negative campaigning (about vaccinations) but I am sure common sense will prevail, ' Erdogan said as a masked doctor stabbed him with a needle while a nurse put a comforting arm on his shoulder.