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15 Oct
At Rome's ICC Casalpalocco Hospital, recent figures show that a vast majority of Covid-19 patients in the ICU are unvaccinated. Now patients who once were opposed to the vaccine and others who missed their vaccine appointments insist they will get the jab as soon as they are able.
3 Oct
Wrapped in blankets, people wait overnight outside a vaccination centre to receive a second dose of the Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in the central Bolivian city of Cochabamba, a day after the late arrival of 370,000 Component II doses.
21 Aug
Almost twenty years ago, Panta Petrovic made social distancing a lifestyle choice when he moved into a tiny Serbian mountain cave to avoid society. Last year, on one of his visits to town, the dreadlocked man with a long beard found out there was a pandemic raging. After vaccines against Covid-19 became available, he got jabbed and now urges everyone to do the same.
8 Aug
Germany's government wants to start promoting COVID vaccinations for 12- to 17-year-olds, according to a draft plan. Giving the jab to this age group would go further than guidance from the country's vaccine regulator.
17 Mar 2021
WHO advisers say Johnson and Johnson's COVID-19 jab seems to work against worrying coronavirus variants. The vaccine has been approved by the EU, US, Canada and South Africa.
17 Mar 2021
As the world continues to battle the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, health experts and several pharmaceutical companies have come up with vaccines to reduce the effects. Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine has given a significant boost to the global fight and here are five key things to know about the controversial vaccine.
30 Dec 2020
"I want to encourage everyone to get the vaccine. It is relatively painless, it happens really quickly, it is safe," US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris says shortly after receiving the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in a hospital in Washington, DC.

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