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Spanish Health Ministry to propose exemptions for mask-wearing while at beach

Spain’s central Health Ministry is to propose that face masks not be obligatory at all times while on the beach, provided that citizens are bathing, playing sport or resting in a fixed spot, and that a safe distance of 1.5 meters can be maintained from other people. While this suggestion…

Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine: FDA approves single-shot jab

US regulators have formally approved the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, the third jab to be authorised in the country. The vaccine is set to be a cost-effective alternative to the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines, and can be stored in a refrigerator instead of a freezer. Trials found it…

Cuba seeks to produce millions of vaccine candidate doses

Havana, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s Biopharmaceutical Industry is presently beavering away to achieve a productive escalation of millions of Sovereign 02 vaccine candidate doses, the most advanced against Covid-19, as reported by the local press. Roselyn Martínez, deputy director of Industrial Operations of the Finlay Vaccine Institute, also reiterated…

Roughly 40% of the USA’s coronavirus deaths could have been prevented, new study says

About 40% of the nation’s coronavirus deaths could have been prevented if the United States’ average death rate matched other industrialized nations, a new Lancet Commission report has found.While the Lancet Commission on Public Policy and Health in the Trump Era faulted former President Donald Trump’s “inept and insufficient” response…