Austrian authorities suspended inoculations with a batch of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine as a precaution while investigating the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots, a health agency said on March 7.
Under the name FCB Health &Robin, &Robin was selected as the Nordic Partner of FCB Health Europe and immediately began servicing the Nordic region for FCB Health’s global clients.
The World Health Organization listed AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, widening access in the developing world, while sources said the EU is in talks with Moderna on buying more vaccines.
Europe’s oldest person – French nun Sister Andre – survived Covid-19 and will celebrate her 117th birthday, her caregivers said.
Global coronavirus cases surpassed 100 million on Jan. 27, according to a Reuters tally, as countries around the world struggle with new virus variants and vaccine shortfalls.
Pfizer slashed in half the volume of Covid-19 vaccines the company will deliver to some EU countries this week, government officials said, as frustration over the U.S. drugmaker’s unexpected cut in supplies grows.
Global deaths from Covid-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week “very soon,” the World Health Organization’s top emergency expert Mike Ryan said.
The worldwide coronavirus death toll surpassed 2 million on Jan. 15, according to a Reuters tally, as nations around the world are trying to procure multiple vaccines and detect new Covid-19 variants.
Pfizer will temporarily reduce deliveries to Europe of the company’s vaccine against Covid-19 while upgrading production capacity.
Worldwide coronavirus cases surpassed 90 million on Jan. 11, according to a Reuters tally, as nations around the globe scramble to procure vaccines and continue to extend or reinstate lockdowns to fight new coronavirus variants.