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World - International
12/3/2021 12:17:34 AM
The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge to the world's poor once. Now, to meet even that limited promise, COVAX would have to deliver more than a million doses every hour until the end of the year in some of the world's most challenging places.

Egypt - Health
11/25/2021 11:17:16 AM
Cabinet Spokesperson Nader Saad announced on Wednesday that there are 4,150,000 Egyptians who are eligible to receive a third booster coronavirus shot starting December.

Egypt - Health
11/24/2021 8:33:35 PM
Egypt has approved the administering of a third booster shot for COVID-19 vaccines for the most vulnerable groups in the country, acting Health Minister Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar said on Wednesday.

World - International
11/19/2021 5:00:47 PM
The United States on Friday authorized Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccine boosters to all people aged 18 and older, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.

World - International
11/10/2021 10:19:46 AM
People over 65 in France will need to show proof of a Covid-19 booster jab to be able to visit restaurants, attend cultural events and take intercity trains, President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday.

Life & Style - Health
11/6/2021 10:25:11 AM
The vaccines weren’t tweaked to better match delta because they’re still working well

World - International
10/25/2021 10:44:02 PM
The EU's drug watchdog on Monday approved booster doses of Moderna's Covid vaccine for all over-18s, amid concerns that protection levels dip after initial jabs.

World - International
10/20/2021 9:19:10 PM
Under pressure from rising infections and worried health experts, the British government on Wednesday urged millions of people to get booster vaccine shots but resisted calls to reimpose coronavirus restrictions such as mandatory mask-wearing.

Egypt - Health
10/17/2021 4:18:08 PM
Egypt’s presidential adviser for health affairs Mohamed Awad Tag El-Din said on Saturday the booster shot of coronavirus vaccines is recommended for people who had their two doses 9 months ago, with priority to be given for healthcare workers, elderly and people with chronic diseases.

World - Africa
10/15/2021 2:24:13 PM
South Africa will begin vaccinating children as young as 12 next week and also offer Covid-19 boosters against certain immune disorders, the health minister announced Friday.

World - International
9/22/2021 11:15:19 PM
Much of the discussion at the meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices focused on the possibility of a scaled-back booster program targeted to older people or perhaps health care workers

Life & Style - Health
9/11/2021 12:49:37 PM
Booster shots to extend the protection of COVID-19 vaccines may be unnecessary for many people, a leading scientist behind the AstraZeneca vaccine said

Life & Style - Health
9/7/2021 11:08:31 AM
The European Union’s infectious diseases agency played down the need for booster shoots to ward off the delta variant among the general public

Egypt - Politics
9/6/2021 3:28:36 PM
The third shot would be given to citizens who were inoculated at least 6-8 months ago

World - Region
8/29/2021 3:40:44 PM
The UAE became the first country worldwide to formally offer the booster regimen earlier this year, following reports of Sinopharm recipients seeking the third shot amid concerns about an insufficient antibody response

World - International
8/17/2021 3:52:05 PM
The director of the National Institutes of Health, Dr. Francis Collins, said Sunday the U.S. could decide in the next couple weeks whether to offer coronavirus booster shots to Americans this fall

World - International
8/5/2021 8:40:32 PM
WHO officials say the science is unproven about whether giving booster shots to people who have already received two vaccine doses is effective in preventing the spread of the coronavirus

World - International
8/5/2021 8:08:11 PM
Real-world evidence from multiple countries shows protection, especially against hospitalizations and deaths, remains strong against the delta variant

World - International
8/4/2021 6:37:46 PM
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on the countries and companies controlling the supply of doses to change gear and ensure more vaccines to less wealthy states

Life & Style - Health
7/13/2021 6:10:05 PM
At a press briefing, WHO director-general said the world’s grotesque vaccine disparity was driven by “greed”

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