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Pharmacies to receive deliveries of Covid vaccines today

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Melba Vasquez | 16 June, 2021, 19:55

There were two cases of hospitalisation linked to vaccines (File). Over 59,000 people have received two shots.

The milestone follows a stepped-up drive that injected a daily average of 650,000 doses, rising to a record 850,000 on one day, boosted by increased supply and people's growing willingness in the wake of a slow start with limited supplies. Finance Minister Lawrence Wong, who co-leads the country's virus taskforce, said in a video posted on Facebook.

Of these states, only Hawaii (52%) has a high vaccination rate, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A third dose of coronavirus vaccine could help boost antibody levels among some organ transplant recipients who have not had robust responses to the standard vaccination schedules, a new study suggests.

The national Covid-19 vaccination program has inoculated over 1.5 million people with the AstraZeneca vaccine, mainly frontline workers of the Covid-19 fight.

Pharmacists are also expected to get a delivery of the Pfizer vaccine in the next few weeks.

It's part of the next phase in the vaccination programme, with people aged over 50 will be able to get the one-shot Johnson and Johnson jab in the coming days. "Further relaxations such as for group and event sizes, capacity limits, distancing requirements, mask-wearing and travel will be introduced when a sufficient proportion of the population has been fully vaccinated, especially for those who are vaccinated".

"We are giving 75,000 doses per day [in Sindh]".

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock said: "We're nearly at the final hurdle of offering lifesaving jabs to all United Kingdom adults, with both vaccines providing the fullest possible protection against symptoms, serious illness and hospitalisation from this very bad virus and moving us a step closer to beating this pandemic".

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