Pfizer vaccine up to 95% effective; protects elderly most

 - COVID-19 - Nov 18 SHARE ON:

Further results from the clinical trials of Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine show that the shots are now reportedly 95% effective and protect the elderly most.

This follows the news that pharmaceutical company Moderna had developed a COVID-19 vaccine which proved to be 94.5% effective. 

The results have yet to be analysed by independent medical professionals but reports show that the pharmaceutical companies have started submitting the vaccine to regulators in the UK, Europe and Canada.


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LIDL clothing to be sent back to Italy due to high demand

 - Fashion - Nov 18 SHARE ON:

Insider sources have reported that LIDL will be recalling their apparel brand from all Maltese stores to send them back to Italy.

This mass recall across the country is reportedly due to a high demand in Italy so the products are expected to be sent soon.

With previous reports revealing that the shoes have sold online for over $6,700, the local recall and increased demand could only ramp up the prices.


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The hottest sneaker of 2020?

 - Fashion - Nov 18 SHARE ON:

A flurry of posts featuring the red, yellow and blue brand have taken over social media following the arrival of LIDL’s clothing line in Malta. 

With a collection which features a colourful set of sneakers, LIDL-branded socks, T-shirt and sliders, the products sold like pastizzi, for lack of a better word. 

Ironically or not, LIDL has taken over the island as it had in other countries around the world, with its sneakers selling as much as $6,744 online.


173 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 135 recoveries

 - COVID-19 - Nov 18 SHARE ON:
67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries

Malta has registered 173 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,380 swab tests, while 135 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

From yesterday’s cases; 32 cases were family members of previously known cases, 14 cases were contact of positive work colleagues, 6 cases were direct contacts with other positive cases and 2 cases were from social gatherings with other positive cases.

To date, Malta has registered 8,420 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 6,184 have recovered, 103 died and 2,133 are still active.


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