The U.S. introduces new rules for entering its territory: What you should know

New quarantine rules for foreign nationals traveling to the country will come into force in the U.S. on January 26. This was reported by the press service of the Embassy of Ukraine in the USA. In particular, the rules require a negative test for COVID-19, made within three days before the planned trip. The traveler […]

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Israel has approved the use of Moderna vaccine

Israel has approved the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine. The Ministry of Health has approved the delivery of 6 million doses of the vaccine. It is the third state to approve the use of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine and the first outside of North America. In December, the vaccine received approval for use in the US […]

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Vaccination scandal in Poland: Celebrities were among the first to be vaccinated

The first days of vaccination against coronavirus in Poland were marked by a scandal because several famous people received the vaccine out of order.This was reported by TVN24. The vaccination campaign against COVID-19 has been running in Poland since 27 December. The first to be vaccinated – at stage zero – are medics and health […]

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The U.K. will allow mixing of COVID-19 vaccines on rare occasions

Britain will allow people to be given shots of different COVID-19 vaccines on rare occasions, despite a lack of evidence about the extent of immunity offered by mixing doses. This was reported by Reuters. In a departure from other strategies globally, the government said people could be given a mix-and-match of two COVID-19 shots, for […]

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U.S. Vice President-elect vaccinated against COVID-19

U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has been vaccinated against the coronavirus. “Today I got the COVID-19 vaccine. I am incredibly grateful to our frontline health care workers, scientists, and researchers who made this moment possible,” Kamala Harris wrote. She also urged Americans to get vaccinated. “When you’re able to take the vaccine, get it. This […]

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The COVID-19 vaccine will be free of charge for everyone officially staying in Poland

The Chief of the Chancellery of the Prime Minister Office Michał Dworczyk, said that Ukrainians temporarily or permanently staying in the country would be vaccinated free of charge. “Every person who resides legally in the territory of the Republic of Poland, and this stay is regulated, for example, with a temporary or permanent residence card, […]

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Trump finally signs US budget for 2021

U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a draft budget for 2021 Sunday night, including an economic stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “President Donald Trump has signed H.R. 133, an Act making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, providing coronavirus emergency response and relief, and for other purposes” tweeted […]

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Moderna vaccine recognized as safe and effective by the United States

Moderna’s vaccine is safe and 94% effective, regulators say. The analysis by the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) means it could become the second coronavirus vaccine to be allowed in the U.S. The 54-page report said there were “no specific safety concerns” and that serious adverse reactions were rare. It comes one day after Americans […]

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EU regulator set to approve Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine before Christmas

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is set to approve its first COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 23, putting EU countries on track to start to catch up with the United States and Britain, where immunization campaigns are underway. This was told by a German government source Reuters on Tuesday. German Health Minister Jens Spahn told a […]

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Russian Journalist Faces Sentencing Over Satire Of Orthodox Church’s COVID-19 Policies

A Russian court is expected to issue a verdict in a case against an independent journalist centered around a satirical post that criticized the Russian Orthodox Church over its failure to protect believers from COVID-19. Ahead of the November 11 verdict in the central Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said Russian […]

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