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Singapore approves Covid vaccine for children aged 12 to 15 as cases surge

A health worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Senja-Cashew Community Centre Vaccination Centre in Singapore on March 8, 2021. Wei Leng Tay | Bloomberg | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore has approved the use of the Pfizer–BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for children between the ages of 12 and 15, authorities announced… Read More »

Qld hospital not treating virus cases

Queensland’s second-largest hospital hasn’t treated a coronavirus patient for more than a month after an outbreak was traced to its infectious diseases ward. Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane has been locked down twice in recent months due to two separate COVID-19 outbreaks in the city. The most recent outbreak, in late March, involved two virus… Read More »

Covid cases, vaccinations on the rise as U.S. officials urge continued caution

Amid growing fears of a fourth wave of U.S. Covid-19 cases, government officials urged Americans to continue taking precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. During a press conference on Monday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said she had a feeling of “impending doom” and urged Americans to “just… Read More »