Australia employing in clinics or care should preferably be offered NovaVax vaccine
‘Delta is still around': Variant still high among COVID patients at hospitals
Up to a quarter of the sickest coronavirus patients are suspected of having the Delta strain, even though the Omicron variant dominates the tens of thousands of new infections being reported nationally. Early estimates from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine suggest cases of the more virulent Delta variant are still making up between 20 and 25 percent of coronavirus hospital presentations.
employees in the health sector and care should be able to receive "preferentially" the vaccine from Novavax if the vaccination obligation for these professionals enters into force in mid-March. This decided on the health ministers of the federal and state governments on Saturday. According to a "Tagesspiegel" report, a first delivery of 1.75 million doses of the vaccine will be available from 21 February. Accordingly, several federal states want to shift the furnishings-related vaccination.
From mid-March, in Germany, a corona vaccination obligation for workers in clinics, nursing homes, doctor and dental practices, rescue and care services, birthhouses and other medical-nursing facilities. Anyone who can not present immunity proof at this time may not usually be employed there. There are fears that employees could terminate because of this furnishings-related vaccination obligation.
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The investigation of "cash investigation" reveals that the vast majority of hospitals and clinics do not reach Not the levels of activity recommended by scientists. In establishments that do little, lack of expertise can result in multiplication by two of the deaths. © provided by FranceInfo in France, clinics or hospitals must achieve at least 30 Breast cancer operations per year to be allowed to practice.
The "Tagesspiegel" reported on Saturday, citing government and country circles, several federal states gave a shift. Instead, should only be serviced on the introduction of the NovaVax vaccine. The European pharmaceutical authority EMA had approved the vaccine on 20 December for people from 18 years. For a complete vaccination protection two cans are necessary.
The Saarland Ministry of Health shared, Novavax is expected to be available from the end of February. For complete vaccination protection, a second dose of this vaccine is required at a distance of at least three weeks.
Novavax is a protein-based Corona vaccine, a method used and used in the fight against other diseases for a long known and used method. Therefore, the vaccine could also be interesting for people who have reservations about the novel technologies of mRNA and vector vaccines.
Fourth jab 'partially' effective against Omicron: Israeli study
Fourth doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines against Covid-19 are only "partially" effective for the Omicron variant of the virus, the authors of an Israeli trial said Monday. A team from Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv began conducting a trial in December on fourth doses of coronavirus vaccines, inoculating 154 hospital personnel with Pfizer jabs and 120 other volunteers with Moderna doses. Preliminary results of the trial "have shownA team from Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv began conducting a trial in December on fourth doses of coronavirus vaccines, inoculating 154 hospital personnel with Pfizer jabs and 120 other volunteers with Moderna doses.
The ministers also spoke out to prioritize the particularly reliable PCR tests due to high infection numbers. They are to be reserved primarily for vulnerable groups as well as and employees who look after and treat them. For warnings by the Corona warning app, therefore, a PCR test is to be dispensed with, an antigen test in a certified test center is sufficient.
On Monday, the heads of government of the countries with Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) come together to another consultation round to the Corona Pandemic. The videoconference of the Health Minister served to prepare.
The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) gave the seven-day incidence on Saturday morning at 772.7. On Friday, the value had 706.3 located on Saturday of last week at 497.1. The number of new infections within 24 hours was based on data of health offices on Saturday 135,461.
at least 60.9 million people and thus 73.3 percent of the population in Germany are now completely vaccinated against Corona. A booster vaccine was therefore 41.7 million people and thus 50.1 percent of the total population.
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Vic cases and hospitalisations stabilise .
Victoria's premier says COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations are stabilising, as the state expands its child vaccine program ahead of school returning.The state recorded 15 deaths and 13,755 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, including 6130 from PCR tests and 7625 from rapid antigen tests.