New Zealand Grants Provisional Approval to Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine with Conditions

New Zealand has provisionally approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech for use on Feb. 3 with certain conditions. New Zealand’s regulatory body Medsafe with the Medicine Assessment Advisory Committee granted the provisional approval for the vaccine, but provided 58 …

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U.S. Government Lacks Data on Race and Ethnicity for Half of COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients, CDC Report Reveals

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report on Feb. 1 that revealed wide data gaps on the race and ethnicity of Americans receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. According to the CDC report, the government lacks …

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Germany to Send Medical Support to Portugal Amid Third Wave of COVID-19 Cases

Germany’s military will deploy medical workers and equipment to Portugal where intensive care units (ICUs) in hospitals across the country nears full capacity amid a third wave of COVID-19 cases. Germany will send a plane carrying 26 doctors, nurses, and …

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