AstraZeneca vaccine in high demand in Kelowna: Pharmasave – Okanagan

The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is available for people ages 55 to 65 at 13 pharmacies in the Okanagan. Vaccinations for the age group began yesterday — and it didn’t take long for the downtown Pharmasave in Kelowna to become fully booked. “It’s busy. Super, super busy. Right now, the phone is ringing off the hook,” … Read more

Biased Distribution Of Medical Equipment To Maharashtra: Congress Leader Prithviraj Chavan

“What is this if not discrimination on the basis of politics,” Prithviraj Chavan said. (File) Karad (Maharashtra): The central government discriminated in the distribution of critical medical equipment to Maharashtra, senior Maharashtra Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan said on Saturday. In a press statement, the former Maharashtra chief minister said, “In the face of the current … Read more

Despite Short-Term Drop in Vaccine Supply, State Officials Predict Full Reopening by Summer – CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (KPIX) — In just a matter of days, nearly all Californians will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine but getting an appointment may not be easy as the state expects a shortage in supply beginning next week. “There’s going to be a bit of a backlog in the next couple of weeks,” … Read more

Texas To Receive About Half A Million Less Vaccine Doses Next Week Due To Manufacturing Issue – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

(CBSDFW.COM) – Next week, Texas will receive about half a million less doses of the COVID-19 vaccine than it did this week. The decrease is due to a manufacturing issue with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which cut the state’s shipment of that vaccine by about three-fourths of what it was last week. READ MORE: … Read more

Delaware County Community College To Host Large-Scale COVID-19 Vaccination Site Beginning Saturday – CBS Philly

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County will open a large-scale community vaccination site on Saturday. Chopper 3 was over the set-up at Delaware County Community College’s Main Campus in Media on Friday. READ MORE: Delaware River Waterfront Makeover Includes Apartment Building, Park And More The site will be operational each weekend as long as it … Read more

Biden To Rush Vaccinators To Michigan As Gov. Whitmer Urges Limits – CBS Detroit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington will rush federal resources to support vaccinations, testing and therapeutics, but not vaccines, to Michigan in an effort to control the state’s worst-in-the-nation COVID-19 transmission rate, the White House said Friday. The announcement came as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer strongly recommended, but did not order, a two-week pause on face-to-face high school instruction, … Read more

Tarrant County Clears Vaccine Wait List, New Registrants Can Expect Contact Within 24-48 Hours – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

(CBSDFWCOM) – Tarrant County has cleared its COVID-19 vaccine wait list, which means new registrants can expect to be contacted within 24 to 48 hours, according to the county’s public health department. “Tarrant County Public Health is pleased to inform you, that we have completed issuing appointments to all registrants on our COVID Vaccine waiting … Read more

National Health Authority CEO Ram Sewak Sharma

“Local management can reduce that part,” National Health Authority CEO Dr Ram Sewak Sharma said. New Delhi: The wastage of coronavirus vaccine has been an area of concern for the government, National Health Authority CEO Dr Ram Sewak Sharma said Friday, suggesting that consolidating smaller vaccination centres into larger ones can help address this issue. … Read more

Missed Gov. Whitmer’s Press Conference? Here’s Her Update On The State’s Response To COVID-19 – CBS Detroit

(CBS DETROIT) — Governor Gretchen Whitmer held a press conference Friday morning providing updates on the State’s response to COVID-19. To slow the spread and protect Michiganders, Whitmer urged Michiganders to voluntarily suspend in-person activities for high schools, indoor dining, and youth sports for two weeks. Here’s everything you need to know. READ MORE: Michigan’s … Read more

The province offered 5,000 vaccines to reopen shuttered Amazon warehouse. Here’s why Peel’s medical officer declined

Peel Public Health declined to take 5,000 COVID-19 vaccines from the provincial supply for a shuttered Amazon warehouse in outbreak due to concerns vaccinating workers would not halt transmission within the facility and because vulnerable seniors in the community were to be prioritized. Peel’s Medical Officer of Health Dr. Lawrence Loh explained his reasons to … Read more