May 14, 2021

Tag: Public health

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Central Europe’s deadly pandemic blunders – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The Visegrad Four share something tragic in common: They have among the worst cumulative death rates from COVID-19 in Europe, far above the EU average and above most Western European countries. While infections and deaths have been falling in recent weeks, these Central European nations can’t mask the […]

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Birth rates keep sliding in pandemic-battered Italy – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article ROME — In Italy, the coronavirus pandemic is supercharging concerns over a long-running demographic challenge: Falling birth rates.  As the country tries to recover from a punishing third wave of disease, officials are fretting that this latest public health setback could further sap enthusiasm to start a family […]

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Moderna commits up to 500M vaccine doses to COVAX – POLITICO

Moderna will supply COVAX with up to 500 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine starting at the end of the year, the U.S. drugmaker announced Monday, just as Sweden pledged it would send 1 million doses via the vaccine-sharing mechanism. Under the deal, Moderna will work with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to supply 34 million […]

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