US study booster doses of vaccines; UK has high cases – International

US study booster doses of vaccines;  UK has high cases - International
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Director of the National Institutes of Health United States of america, Francis Collins, reported this Sunday, 15, the country should, within two weeks, make a decision on the need to implement booster doses in people who have already been vaccinated against the new coronavirus. in an interview Fox News, Collins acknowledged that there are concerns about a potential decrease in the effectiveness of Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson immunizers. According to him, if it is confirmed, a new vaccination campaign will begin with health professionals.

hey United Kingdom reported that it recorded 26,750 cases of Covid-19 with 61 deaths between Saturday (14) and this Sunday. In the last week, 200,327 positive diagnoses of the disease were confirmed in the country, an increase of 4.9% over the previous period. In view of the high, the government intends to start immunization of 16 and 17 year olds from 23 August.

One of the fastest growing countries in vaccination Israel It was learned that the number of patients with severe cases of coronavirus has crossed the 500 mark for the first time. According to the local health ministry, most registrations are in people who were not vaccinated.

a China, which has been experiencing outbreaks in recent weeks due to the delta variant, signals that the wave is calming down. On Saturday, the Asian country reported 30 cases of community transmission, the lowest level in two weeks. (With information from The Associated Press).

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About the author: Cory Weinberg

Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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