Health

Dutch court rules boy can receive coronavirus jab despite father’s objection

By Anadolu Agency Boy petitioned court to visit seriously ill grandmother after receiving vaccine A court in the Netherlands ruled in favor of a 12-year-old boy to get the coronavirus vaccine despite his father’s objections, according to a statement on Thursday. The statement on the decision in northern Groningen said the judge ruled in the

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UK’s Johnson hopes to avoid lockdown in winter virus roadmap

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson waits to welcome the President of Chile Sebastian Pinera to 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein) Associated Press By JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce how his government plans to control the coronavirus during the fall

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No vaccine passports: UK PM to set out winter COVID-19 plan

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, ahead of addressing lawmakers about Britain’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, in London, Britain, September 6, 2021. REUTERS/Toby Melville Reuters By Elizabeth Piper British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will this week set out his plans to manage the COVID-19 pandemic in the winter months, announcing a decision to scrap

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Kenya admits Covid-19 deaths data inaccurate

Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache. By Business Daily Africa The government has admitted that its daily statistics on Covid-19 deaths may be inaccurate due to the lack of pathologists in the counties. Health Principal Secretary Susan Mochache told a parliamentary committee that the ministry can only confirm deaths that occur within hospitals and post-mortem exams

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Thousands could have isolated for no reason due to Covid app error, says source

The disclosure means many thousands of people – those who had contact with symptomless people between five and three days before a positive test – were potentially asked to isolate unnecessarily. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA The Guardian By Rowena Mason and Mark Sweney Whitehall whistleblower says Matt Hancock was told of mistake where people were classed

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Schools scheduling children’s Covid vaccinations before approval is given

© Provided by The Telegraph Covid jab By Camilla Turner, Lois Heslop Children’s Covid jabs are being scheduled at schools even though approval is yet to be given, it has emerged. Parents have said they were “shocked” to receive letters from their children’s schools informing them of a Covid vaccine schedule for the autumn term

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Chaos at Manila vaccine sites as thousands rush to get shots before lockdown

Filipinos waiting to be vaccinated against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) gather outside a mall, a day before stricter lockdown measures are implemented, in Manila, Philippines, August 5, 2021. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David By Lisa Marie David, Jay Ereno Chaos and confusion marred several COVID-19 vaccination sites in Manila on Thursday as thousands showed up, hoping to

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UAE royal linked to failed Russian Covid jab in Kenya

Russian coronavirus vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. By BRIAN NGUGI A member of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) royal family has been implicated in a multi-million shilling botched deal to supply one million Russian Covid-19 vaccines to Kenya. A news report by Russian newspaper Moscow Times named Aurugulf

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Experts confirm Ugandans got water for Covid-19 vaccine

Dr Warren Naamara of the State House Health Monitoring Unit displays vials of the fake Covid-19 vaccines that were administered to more than 800 people in Kampala last month. By Benson Tumusiime Authorities at State House have released the results that were obtained from the samples taken from the alleged fake Covid-19 vaccine. More than

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England’s ‘freedom day’ marred by soaring cases and isolation chaos

People, some wearing protective face masks, walk over Westminster Bridge, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain, July 4, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo By William James LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s ‘freedom day’ ending over a year of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in England was marred on Monday by surging

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