Vaccine coverage for middle- and low-income countries
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- Moderna will provide 500 million vaccine doses to Covax.
- Over 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the UK.
- FDA sets to authorize Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for 12-to-15-year-olds by early next week.
- The American drug maker Moderna announced on Monday that it would supply up to 500 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine to Covax, the international vaccine-sharing initiative that aims to distribute vaccines to poor and middle-income countries that have been unable to secure deals on their own. So far, Covax has shipped almost 50 million doses of vaccine to 121 countries and economies.
- 50 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in UK: More than 34m people have had at least one jab while 15m have had both doses of the vaccine.
- Surveillance indicators suggest that at a national level COVID-19 activity decreased slightly in week 16 of 2021.
- The US Food and Drug Administration is poised to authorize Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine in children and teens ages 12 to 15 by early next week.
- Florida Gov. DeSantis lifts all remaining Covid restrictions: ‘We are no longer in a state of emergency’, as average new cases there have fallen by more than 13% over the last week, dropping to 4,885 as of Sunday.
- New York City's coronavirus levels below 3 percent average positivity for the first time in months — a continuation of a dramatic recent decline officials said is due to vaccinations. New York, New Jersey and Connecticut are pushing ahead with May 19 reopening plans, and the subway will return to 24-hour service.
- The European Union will recommend that its member states open borders to fully vaccinated travelers, it said on Monday, clearing the way for the countries to welcome more visitors.