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Canada Ebola. The doses of vaccines arrive in Guinea and will be administered from Tuesday

03:15  23 february  2021
03:15  23 february  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

  A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4 a.m. ET on Tuesday Feb. 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 1,704 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,272,470 doses given. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 3,357.505 per 100,000. There were no new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 1,439,800 doses delivered so far. The provinces and territories have used 88.38 per cent of their available vaccine supply. Please note that Newfoundland, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the territories typically do not report on a daily basis.

Guinea has entered an Ebola “epidemic situation” with seven cases confirmed, including three deaths, a leading health official in the west African nation has said. “Very early this morning, the Conakry laboratory confirmed the presence of the Ebola virus,” Sakoba Keita said after an emergency meeting in the capital. The country had declared the six-month epidemic over in November. It was the country’s eleventh Ebola outbreak, claiming 55 lives out of 130 cases. The widespread use of vaccinations , which were administered to more than 40,000 people, helped curb the disease there.

The start of a vaccination campaign against Ebola in southeastern Guinea has been delayed by a day after the vaccines did not arrive in the country on Sunday due to bad weather, health authorities said. The start of inoculations in the Nzérékoré region, where an outbreak of the deadly virus was declared last weekend, is now expected on Tuesday , rather than on Monday, the National Agency of Health Safety (ANSS) said on Facebook. Guinea has recorded four confirmed and four probable cases, including five deaths, in the first resurgence of Ebola since the 2013-2016 outbreak that killed 11,300

Le virus Ebola se transmet à l'homme par des animaux infectés. © CARL DE SOUZA / AFP The Ebola virus is transmitted to humans by infected animals.

More than 11,000 doses of Ebola hemorrhagic fever vaccine arrived in Guinea on Monday evening to begin vaccination on Tuesday.

More than 11,000 doses of vaccine against Ebola hemorrhagic fever arrived Monday evening by plane in Guinea to begin vaccination on Tuesday after the reappearance of the disease in this West African country, noted a AFP correspondent.

The 11,300 doses of Merck vaccine provided by the World Health Organization (WHO) were originally due to land on Sunday, but the plane from Geneva was prevented from touching down by heavy seasonal clouds of dust and was baffled on Senegal and Dakar.

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021

  A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 33,289 new vaccinations administered for a total of 1,306,784 doses given. The provinces have administered doses at a rate of 3,448.045 per 100,000. There were 7,800 new vaccines delivered to the provinces and territories for a total of 1,447,600 doses delivered so far. The provinces and territories have used 90.27 per cent of their available vaccine supply. Please note that Newfoundland, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the territories typically do not report on a daily basis.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ebola vaccination in Guinea is being delayed as the plane carrying a batch of vaccine doses was unable to land, the Guinea branch of the World Health Initially, Ebola vaccination was due to start in Guinea on Monday, but has now been rescheduled until Tuesday , February 23. According to the latest WHO data, there are eight Ebola cases in Guinea , four of them have been confirmed. One death from Ebola has been confirmed in the country, while four suspected Ebola deaths are under investigation.

Wayne County Public Health has administered 36,601 vaccines and is scheduled to administer another 13,000 doses in the coming week. In all, Wayne County Public Health and local health systems have provided more than 181,596 doses to Wayne County residents since the vaccine became available in December. The start of a vaccinationcampaign against Ebola in southeastern Guinea has been delayedby a day after the vaccines did not arrive in the country onSunday due to bad weather, health authorities said.

First resurgence since 2013-2016

A plane from United Mining Supply, a transport and logistics company specializing in mining in Guinea, was dispatched to Senegal to ensure transhipment and transport vaccines.

The heavy boxes bearing the WHO logo were unloaded in Guinea after 8 p.m. (local and GMT), an AFP correspondent reported.

Some of them must continue on their way to Gouecké and Nzérékoré (south-east), in Forest Guinea, a region neighboring Sierra Leone, Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire where Ebola recently killed five people. This is the first outbreak of Ebola in West Africa since the 2013-2016 epidemic that caused more than 11,300 deaths, mainly in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Transmitted by infected animals

Ebola has also recently reappeared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Vaccination is scheduled from Tuesday in Conakry and Forest Guinea. As of Wednesday, 8,700 additional doses are expected in Guinea from the United States.

The Ebola virus is transmitted to humans from infected animals. Human transmission is through body fluids, with the main symptoms of fever, vomiting, bleeding, diarrhea.

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What you need to know, at a glance Pfizer-BoiNTech vaccine delivery stalled by U.S. storms Shipments expected late Wednesday, full complement of 403,000 doses in by Friday Ottawa Public Health reported no new deaths and 67 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday There are 447 active cases in the city, a slight increase after steady declines in recent weeks. 18 patients in local hospitals and three in ICU. Ottawa administered 917 vaccine doses in previous 24 hours, total doses administered now 40,930 OPH data shows 96.7 per cent of long-term care residents have received at least one vaccine dose, and 91 per cent fully immunized with both doses.

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