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COVID 19: one million doses of vaccine delivered to Gaza from the Emirates

A million doses of the Russian Sputnik coronavirus vaccine were delivered to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, a donation from the United Arab Emirates to the Palestinian enclave facing an increase in contamination by the Omicron variant. • Read also: Against the vaccination of her children: an antivax mother dismissed in court • Read also: Massive support for Tedros for a second term at the head of the WHO The batch of vaccines, the largest sent to the Palestinian territory since the start of the pandemic, was transported through the Rafah crossing point between Egypt and Gaza before being stored in warehouses of the Ministry of Health of the Hamas, the Islamist movement in power in the Palestinian territory. The delivery comes as the enclave, under Israeli bloc...
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Last chance for Quebec’s oral vaccine against COVID-19

The Biotechnologie Ulysse laboratory in Trois-Rivières will test in the coming weeks, for the third and last time, its oral vaccine funded by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. • Read also: Load shedding prevents him from receiving his second dose • Read also: Against the vaccination of her children: an antivax mother dismissed in court • Read also: Pfizer and BioNTech begin clinical trial of vaccine against Omicron After two years of pandemic and the different variants, the Biotechnologie Ulysse laboratory in Trois-Rivières is staying the course. It continues the development of its oral vaccine against COVID-19. The challenge: to develop without the speed and means of the pharmaceutical giants. The young shoot specializi...
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Pfizer-BioNTech launches clinical trial of vaccine against Omicron

(Washington) The Pfizer-BioNTech alliance has started recruiting for a clinical trial which aims to test, on adults aged 55 and under, the safety and immune response of their vaccine against COVID-19 which specifically targets the variant Omicron, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Posted at 6:49 a.m.The boss of the American laboratory Pfizer, Albert Bourla, said in early January that the pharmaceutical giant could be ready to request authorizations for the new vaccine, which targets this variant of COVID-19, as early as March.While current data indic...
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The vaccine passport passes the test in shops

The big chains protested, but in the end, apart from a few irritants, the first day of the imposition of the vaccine passport went well. • Read also: Allergic to the vaccine, she cannot receive her passport • Read also: Vaccination passport: an exception for construction contractors • Read also: A big box store in Gaspé does not require a vaccination passport... for now Quebec thus became the first jurisdiction in the world to refuse entry to stores larger than 1,500 m2 to non-vaccinated people. The government decree published Sunday evening stipulates that those who do not have the vaccine passport can still go to a supermarket to receive "a pharmaceutical service", but they must be "accompanied by an employee at all times". At the Walmart on rue Jea...
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Allergic to the vaccine, she cannot receive her passport

A citizen wishes to receive an exemption from the government and public health since she is not able to receive the vaccine and therefore a vaccine passport due to her allergy. • Read also: Against the vaccination of her children: an antivax mother dismissed in court • Read also: WHO sees possible end to acute phase of pandemic • Read also: How to keep morale up with this 5th wave? Even if the chances of being allergic to a substance found in vaccines against COVID-19 are very rare, Isabelle Castonguay-Côté is intolerant to polyethylene glycol and cannot obtain her vaccine passport. “We've known this for a long time because I've already had colonoscopies and there's this product in several products and I suffered a respiratory arrest. I am very very very...
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in Dugny, “if it’s too long and they force me to get vaccinated, I would do it” – Liberation

ReportageArticle reserved for subscribersThe Covid-19 pandemic in FrancedossierWhile the vaccine pass comes into force on Monday, "Libé" went to meet the inhabitants of this small town of Seine-Saint-Denis, the town of Ile-de-France where the adult population is the least vaccinated.A post office, a bar-tabac, a PMU, a brasserie, two pharmacies and a brand new medical biology laboratory. It is around these few shops that life revolves in Dugny, a commune of 11,000 inhabitants of Seine-Saint-Denis. Small town for this department, the third most densely populated in France (after Paris and Hauts-de-Seine). In Dugny, only 70% of adults are vaccinated, making it the least vaccinated town in Ile-de-France. How do its inhabitants react to the introduction of the vaccination pass?Met in fr...
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The vaccine passport in supermarkets: resigned customers and merchants

Merchants and consumers welcomed with resignation the imposition of the vaccine passport in big box stores on Monday in Quebec. • Read also: Ready, not ready, we check the vaccine passport in retail stores • Read also: What will be the strategy to convince the unvaccinated? The Quebec channel Canac said it was disappointed with the entry into force of this new measure. “It is with great disappointment that we welcome this new measure. We had hoped until the last minute that hardware stores would still, and rightly, be considered an essential service,” said Patrick Delisle, Marketing Director. “Currently, our main fear is to harm our customers who have legitimate and pressing needs. Queuing at -30 degrees as is the case this morning (Monday) is nothin...
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France | D-Day for the vaccine passport, resigned restaurateurs

(Paris) Five weeks after its announcement by the government, the vaccine passport replaced on Monday the old health passport, compulsory for those over 16 wishing to go to a restaurant or take the train, a disputed but smooth transition according to the testimonies collected in several cities. Posted at 11:20 a.m. Katia DOLMADJIAN, Elia VAISSIERE, Hélène DUVIGNEAU France Media Agency"For us, the vaccination pass does not change much," says Alain Deriot, manager of the Jour de Pêche restaurant in Lille, whose cust...
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How Vaccine Misinformation Made Children Vulnerable to the Omicron Variant

COVID-19 has caused cascading deaths in American adults for two years, largely sparing children, but the lightning spread of the Omicron variant has led to records of infections and hospitalizations in children, misinformation around vaccines accentuating the risks incurred. • Read also: Modern intensive care management • Read also: COVID-19: daily record of infections in Russia for a second consecutive day • Read also: COVID-19: 59 new deaths and hospitalizations down in Quebec Fear that serums have been developed too quickly, rumors about the impact of injections on fertility... Wassim Ballan, doctor at Phoenix Children's Hospital, assures us that fighting misinformation is now part of his job. “Unfortunately, most of the time when we discuss these thin...