1. Ecuador health minister steps down over COVID vaccine roll-out  Al Jazeera English
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  3. Nepal planning to purchase 2 million Covid-19 vaccines from India  Business Standard
  4. SBI contributes Rs 11 crore to PM CARES fund to support COVID-19 vaccination drive  Moneycontrol
  5. 20 million people in UK have had first dose of coronavirus vaccine  The Guardian
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PM, Union ministers, V-P among those vaccinated; PM appeals to those eligible to get their shotsPM, Union ministers, V-P among those vaccinated; PM appeals to those eligible to get their shots

Phase 2, Day 1: 1.46 lakh from priority groups get first shot, 25 lakh register | India News,The Indian Express

National Primary Health Care Development Agency don release guidelines on how to register for Covid-19 vaccination for Nigeria.National Primary Health Care Development Agency don release guidelines on how to register for Covid-19 vaccination for Nigeria.

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The condition is becoming more common as immunization rates increase. Experts are suggesting ways to ease patients’ fears and avoid needless testing.The condition is becoming more common as immunization rates increase. Experts are suggesting ways to ease patients’ fears and avoid needless testing.

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People who have been sick with COVID-19 may need only one dose of the normally two-shot vaccines. If that became policy it could extend vaccine supplies, but logistical challenges are daunting.People who have been sick with COVID-19 may need only one dose of the normally two-shot vaccines. If that became policy it could extend vaccine supplies, but logistical challenges are daunting.

Single Shot Of Coronavirus Vaccine After Illness Could Extend Supply : Shots - Health News : NPR

Officials say China pledged 400,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine, a boost to Afghanistan’s immunisation drive.Officials say China pledged 400,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine, a boost to Afghanistan’s immunisation drive.

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Naharnet is the leading Lebanese news destination, breaking the news as it happens!A scientific committee formed by caretaker Health Minister Hamad Hassan on Monday granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to the Chinese anti-Covid vaccine Sinopharm. The committee has been tasked with discussing the registration of vaccines...

Lebanon Authorizes Use of Chinese Vaccine Sinopharm — Naharnet

MANILA -- The Philippines began COVID-19 vaccinations on Monday using jabs donated by Beijing, giving the country's immunization program and diplomatiDuterte plans Beijing trip to personally thank Xi, eyes 2023 return to normalcy

Philippines starts COVID vaccinations, courtesy of China - Nikkei Asia

Ukrainian medical facilities have thrown away some unused Covid-19 vaccines after doctors failed to show up for their own appointments to be vaccinated, ruling party lawmakers said on Monday.  Ukrainian medical facilities have thrown away some unused Covid-19 vaccines after doctors failed to show up for their own appointments to be vaccinated, ruling party lawmakers said on Monday. 

Ukraine throws away unused Covid-19 vaccine shots

As the Philippines gave emergency approval to the Chinese-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine, a purported news graphic circulated online that appeared to show genuine comments about the jab from the Philippines' head of vaccine procurement, Carlito Galvez. The posts allege Galvez suggested the vaccine should be reserved for "poor Filipinos". The claim is false: the purportedAs the Philippines gave emergency approval to the Chinese-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine, a purported news graphic circulated online that appeared to show genuine comments about the jab from the Philippines' head of vaccine procurement, Carlito Galvez. The posts allege Galvez suggested the vaccine should be reserved for "poor Filipinos". The claim is false: the purported news graphic, which was shared in multiple Twitter and Facebook posts, has been fabricated. Galvez's office denied he made the alleged remarks in a post on Twitter on February 23, 2021.

Doctored news graphic falsely claims Filipino official advised giving China's Sinovac vaccine to poor people | Fact Check

Former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri joined PM Narendra Modi and other political leaders in getting his first shot of COVID-19 vaccination in Ahmedabad on Tuesday (March 2). The head coach happened to get the vaccine just 48 hours before the fourth and final Test against England in Ahmedabad. Former India all-rounder Ravi Shastri joined PM Narendra Modi and other political leaders in getting his first shot of COVID-19 vaccination in Ahmedabad on Tuesday (March 2). The head coach happened to get the vaccine just 48 hours before the fourth and final Test against England in Ahmedabad. 

India vs England: Head coach Ravi Shastri gets COVID-19 vaccination | Cricket News | Zee News

There was palpable excitement in the air yesterday morning. The first batch of Sinovac doses arrived Sunday and distributed to select hospitals early Monday morning. Officials responsible for managing the public health crisis were out in full force.There was palpable excitement in the air yesterday morning. The first batch of Sinovac doses arrived Sunday and distributed to select hospitals early Monday morning. Officials responsible for managing the public health crisis were out in full force.

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SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah. (ABC4) — The COVID-19 pandemic is causing more Utahns to get scammed. The Better Business Bureau said they went up 25% from 2019 to 2020. Almost 50,000 people were scammed in Utah in 2020. Danielle Boyd, a Washington County resident is one of them. She said a flashy website and too […]SALT LAKE COUNTY, Utah. (ABC4) — The COVID-19 pandemic is causing more Utahns to get scammed. The Better Business Bureau said they went up 25% from 2019 to 2020. Almost 50,000 people were scammed i…

Scams rose 25% in Utah in 2020 because of COVID-19 pandemic | ABC4 Utah

Colombia became the first country in the Americas to receive vaccines through CovaxColombia became the first country in the Americas to receive vaccines through Covax

World's first Covax jab injected as US eyes J&J rollout | Dhaka Tribune

Over one million citizens have registered themselves on the Co-WIN portal till 1 pm on Monday, the Union Health Ministry said as India opened up vaccination for those over 60 years and within the age bracket of 45 to 59 years with specified comorbidities.

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100-year-old man among the oldest vaccine recipients100-year-old man among the oldest vaccine recipients

After months of confinement at home, elderly step out for jab - The Hindu

'This week, the national government needs to focus its messaging to increase confidence in the Sinovac vaccine''This week, the national government needs to focus its messaging to increase confidence in the Sinovac vaccine'

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The province is working on providing public health units with a vaccine booking tool to implement locally. Here’s what’s happening at your local health unit.The province is working on providing public health units with a vaccine booking tool to implement locally. Here’s what’s happening at your local health unit.

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Kelly got his first dose in January and the second this monthKelly got his first dose in January and the second this month

R. Kelly gets two doses of COVID-19 vaccination while in prison | Hollywood – Gulf News

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The coronavirus infection rate in the US dropped by 26% over the last 14 days. Some states, like California, have seen new infections drop by nearly 50%. Coronavirus outbreaks, however, remain an issue in a small handful of states like New York, New Jersey, and Vermont.The coronavirus infection rate in the US dropped by 26% over the last 14 days. Some states, like California, have seen new infections drop by nearly 50%. Coronavirus outbreaks, however, remain an i…

These are the 11 states with the worst coronavirus outbreaks – BGR

TORONTO — Some Ontario seniors braved frigid temperatures Monday to get a COVID-19 vaccine as several regions in the province moved ahead with their plans to vaccinate the general public.TORONTO — Some Ontario seniors braved frigid temperatures Monday to get a COVID-19 vaccine as several regions in the province moved ahead with their plans to vaccinate the general public.

Vaccination sites busy in Ontario regions offering COVID shots to seniors - Sudbury.com

The doctor who received the Chinese vaccine administered by Health Secretary Francisco Duque said Tuesday she was 'perfectly fine.'   The doctor who received the Chinese vaccine administered by Health Secretary Francisco Duque said Tuesday she was 'perfectly fine.'  

Doctor inoculated with Sinovac urges healthworkers not to wait for 'best' vaccine | ABS-CBN News

Across the largest four counties in North Texas Monday there were 54 more reported COVID-19 deaths and another 1,962 new reported cases of the virus. Meanwhile,...Across the largest four counties in North Texas Monday there were 54 more reported COVID-19 deaths and another 1,962 new reported cases of the virus. Meanwhile, the percentage of people hospitalized for COVID-19 continues to drop and is now below 9% in TSA-E.

COVID-19 Report: 1,962 Cases, 54 Deaths Announced Monday; Hospitalizations Drop Below 9% in TSA-E – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

British Columbia's top doctor Bonnie Henry confirmed it will extend the time between first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to four months.British Columbia's top doctor Bonnie Henry confirmed it will extend the time between first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccine to four months.

Ontario seeking direction on whether it can extend period between first, second doses of vaccines - 680 NEWS

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said while cases and hospitalizations are decreasing, this is not the time to relax.Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said while cases and hospitalizations are decreasing, this is not the time to relax.

COVID-19 updates: It's 'a mistake' to stop wearing masks, following guidelines, Jenkins says | wfaa.com

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Online registration for vaccination against COVID-19 began in Ukraine on Monday, March 1, 2021. Ukrainians may sign up for vaccination through the Diia (Action) mobile app, the Diia portal, as well as through the Health Ministry's call center.Ukrainians may sign up for vaccination through the Diia (Action) mobile app, the Diia portal, as well as through the Health Ministry's call center.

COVID-19 - Online registration for vaccination kicks off on March 1 — UNIAN

Utah reported five new COVID-19 deaths, four in the 65 to 84 age bracket and one in the 45 to 64, bringing the state's total deaths to 1,940 one year after Utah had its first coronavirus patient. Hospitalizations in Utah has dropped to 214 people, less than half the state's peak and 6,517 new vaccinations since yesterday. A full report of the daily COVID-19 numbers from the UDOH is below. Utah reported five new COVID-19 deaths, four in the 65 to 84 age bracket and one in the 45 to 64, bringing the state's total deaths to 1,940 one year after Utah had its first coronavirus patient. Hospitalizations in Utah has dropped to 214 people, less than half the state's peak and 6,517 new vaccinations since yesterday. A full report of the daily COVID-19 numbers from the UDOH is below.

March 1 data: 5 new Utah COVID-19 deaths, 257 new cases confirmed by test | KUTV

March 1 data: 5 new Utah COVID-19 deaths, 257 new cases confirmed by test

Rep. Paul Ray’s SB294 would declare Utah’s pandemic over when the state reaches a 14-day case rate of less than 101 per 100,000 people, or under 2,900 cases.Rep. Paul Ray’s SB294 would declare Utah’s pandemic over when the state reaches a 14-day case rate of less than 101 per 100,000 people, or under 2,900 cases.

Utah House to hear bill for ‘endgame’ to Utah’s COVID-19 restrictions - Deseret News

What is a dying man’s last wish? Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital got unique insight into this painful aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic which comWhat is a dying man’s last wish? Doctors at Hyderabad’s Gandhi Hospital got unique insight into this painful aspect of the Covid-19 pandemic which com

Hyderabad: When doctors stood witness to confessions of dying men | Hyderabad News - Times of India

After the initial shock, employment wise the pandemic was over for Canada's high-income earners last summerAfter the initial shock, employment wise the pandemic was over for Canada's high-income earners last summer

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Jaidev Chowdhry, 100, a resident of Hyderabad and ex-entrepreneur, took the first shot at Medicover Hospitals on MondayJaidev Chowdhry, 100, a resident of Hyderabad and ex-entrepreneur, took the first shot at Medicover Hospitals on Monday

100-year-young man gets Covid jab in Hyderabad, says he's keen to have socially active life- The New Indian Express

Utah now has access to more COVID-19 doses than the state's local health departments can administer in a timely manner, so the Utah Department of Health has announced a new series of partnerships to get more people vaccinated.Utah now has access to more COVID-19 doses than the state's local health departments can administer in a timely manner, so the Utah Department of Health has announced a new series of partnerships to get more people vaccinated.

Utah enlists help of healthcare partners to increase vaccine availability as more doses arrive

Regular individuals may begin rolling up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccine shots as early as May with the expected arrival of doses from the COVAX facility and initial deliveries from certain vaccine makers this second quarter, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. says.Regular individuals may begin rolling up their sleeves for COVID-19 vaccine shots as early as May with the expected arrival of doses from the COVAX facility and initial deliveries from certain vaccine makers this second quarter, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez Jr. says.

Galvez: Vaccination for general public could begin in May

Eligible beneficiaries can register at the Co-WIN 2.0 portal through their mobile number following a step-by-step process. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.comEligible beneficiaries can register at the Co-WIN 2.0 portal through their mobile number following a step-by-step process. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

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KUALA LUMPUR: Pregnant and breastfeeding women are eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine under the National Immunisation Programme (NIP).

Pregnant, breastfeeding women eligible for vaccine but must consult doctors first | New Straits Times

OPINION: We need the logistics for storing and transporting vaccine, sufficient personnel, and digital capacity. These aren’t abstract concerns — and they're going to get even more real very soon.OPINION: We need the logistics for storing and transporting vaccine, sufficient personnel, and digital capacity. These aren’t abstract concerns — and they're going to get even more real very soon.

The vaccines are coming. Ontario must be ready | TVO.org

The Utah Department of Health put out a call for volunteers, and Utahns answered that call. The Utah Department of Health put out a call for volunteers, and Utahns answered that call. 

Thousands Answer Call For Volunteers To Help With Vaccine Distribution

The Utah Department of Health put out a call for volunteers, and Utahns answered that call. The Utah Department of Health put out a call for volunteers, and Utahns answered that call. 

Thousands Answer Call For Volunteers To Help With Vaccine Distribution – KSLTV.com

In this phase, the private sector hospitals will be involved as COVID vaccination centres to “harness their potential to expand the vaccination capacities”.  In this phase, the private sector hospitals will be involved as COVID vaccination centres to “harness their potential to expand the vaccination capacities”.  

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Hamilton County Health Dept. began administering the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine March 2. Previously, it administered the Moderna vaccine, but theHamilton County Health Dept. began administering the first doses of the Pfizer vaccine March 2. Previously, it administered the Moderna vaccine, but the Indiana State Dept. of Health asked the health department to make the switch so it could utilize Moderna vaccines on mobile units in rural areas.

Hamilton County switches to Pfizer vaccine • Current Publishing

The effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah is speeding up quickly with an estimated 122,000 additional doses expected to arrive this week. Caption: KUTV: Jeremy Harris reports To accommodate the increased supply, the state is opening 14 new mass vaccination sites that will distribute COVID-19 vaccines. The effort to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine in Utah is speeding up quickly with an estimated 122,000 additional doses expected to arrive this week. Caption: KUTV: Jeremy Harris reports To accommodate the increased supply, the state is opening 14 new mass vaccination sites that will distribute COVID-19 vaccines.

Utah's vaccine distribution expected to ramp up quickly | KUTV

Utah's vaccine distribution expected to ramp up quickly

The Union Health Ministry & Family Welfare on Monday clarified that the Co-WIN mobile app on the Play Store is for administrators only & not for beneficiariesThe Union Health Ministry & Family Welfare on Monday clarified that the Co-WIN mobile app on the Play Store is for administrators only & not for beneficiaries

Important CoWIN registration clarification: Book vaccine on cowin.gov.in portal; not app

The vaccine will be administered for free at government facilities. Private hospitals can charge up to ₹250 per dose of Covid-19 vaccineThe vaccine will be administered for free at government facilities. Private hospitals can charge up to ₹250 per dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Covid vaccination: List of comorbidities that allow people above 45 yrs eligible for the vaccine