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World Immunization Week 2021

World Immunization Week, also known as European Immunisation Week is observed annually in the last week of April. World Immunization Weeks goal is to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. Immunization saves millions of lives every year and is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s most successful […]

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The different types of COVID-19 vaccines

There are several potential vaccines currently being developed which are all designed to teach the body’s immune system to safely recognize and block the virus that causes COVID-19. Amongst those being developed are; Inactivated or weakened virus vaccines, which use a form of the virus that has been inactivated or weakened so it doesn’t cause […]

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Johnson & Johnson’s Covid -19 Vaccine approved for use in the USA

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has recommended the first single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, for individuals 18 years of age and older under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). […]

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COVID-19 Facts

FACT: Most people who get COVID-19 recover from it The majority of people who get COVID-19 have mild or moderate symptoms and can recover thanks to supportive care. COVID-19  is caused by a virus. Antibiotics do not work against viruses. If you also. develop a bacterial infection as a complication, antibiotics may be recommended. It is important to be […]

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Latest Covonavirus vaccines

We’ve just added the latest Coronavirus vaccines to the list of vaccines in our free vaccine app. Convidicea AD5-nCOV EpiVacCorona Vector Institute BBV152 (Covaxin) Bharat Biotech CoviVac Novavax COVID-19 vaccine ZF2001 CureVac COVID-19 vaccine (CVnCoV) ZyCoV-D Cadila Healthcare Login or register for free on the vaccine app if you’ve received your Coronavirus vaccination.

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Record Coronavirus vaccination in vaccine passport

Our vaccine app (https://app.my-vaccine.com/) now supports tracking the following Coronavirus vaccinations: CanSino Biologics Ad5-nCoV Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV CoronaVac Sinovac Gamaleya Gam-COVID-Vac (Sputnik V) Moderna mRNA-1273 Pfizer BioNTech Tozinameran Johnson & Johnson Ad26.COV2.S University of Oxford AstraZeneca AZD1222 Visit https://app.my-vaccine.com/ to record your vaccination

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Travelling to the USA this summer 2020?

With specific exceptions, foreign nationals who have been in any of the following countries during the past 14 days may not enter the United States. For a full list of exceptions, please refer to the relevant proclamations in the links below. link. Entry into the US is restricted for those travelling from Ireland, the UK, Schengen […]

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Herd Immunity

What is it and why are we hearing so much about it during COVID-19? Herd immunity  is a form of indirect protection from transmissible diseases or pandemics which occur when a large percentage of a population builds a resistance to an infection, either by vaccination or by previous infections, thereby providing a measure of protection for […]

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Current Outbreaks/Pandemics

Yellow Fever – April 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advise in April 2020 that there is an outbreak of yellow fever in the Southern Nations Nationalities and Peoples Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia. The Ethiopia Public Health Institute has reported an outbreak of yellow fever in SNNPR beginning in March 2020. The beginning […]