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Prof. Charmaine Gauci receives COVID-19 vaccine

Jan 23 2021 Share

Superintendent for Public Health Professor Charmaine Gauci received the COVID-19 on Saturday, which was streamed live on the Health Ministry’s Facebook page, saħħa.

The video ended immediately after, without any of the usual discourse from authorities, with today’s regular daily COVID-19 update to be posted at 12:30.

Is-Supretendent għas-Saħħa Pubblika, Prof Charmaine Gauci, tieħu l-vaċċin kontra l-COVID-19

Posted by saħħa on Saturday, 23 January 2021

Health authorities are currently vaccinating doctors who do not work directly with COVID-19 patients, with Professor Gauci falling under this category and thus, receiving it today.

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UK COVID-19 variant may be more deadly; Boris Johnson says

Jan 23 2021 Share

English Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated that the UK COVID-19 virus does not only spread at a faster rate, but may be more deadly.

Johnson announced this during a national COVID-19 update where it was reported that every piece of evidence points to the fact that the variant may be more dangerous.

As of Friday 22nd January, close to 5.4 million first-dose vaccines were given in the UK with the NHS health secretary reporting that 200 jabs every minute are being given across the country.

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‘Celebrate ALL women’: PN posts rebuttal TikTok praising female politicians from both sides

Jan 23 2021 Share

Following the heated debate created after Parliamentary Secretary Rosianne Cutajar’s TikTok omitting female politicians from the PN side, the Nationalist Party TikTok has posted what seems to be a rebuttal.

The video, published on the party’s @PN_tok account, is titled ‘Celebrate ALL women’ and sheds a light on females from both political sides and beyond.

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https://www.tiktok.com/foryou?lang=en&is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1#/@pn_tok/video/6920588084732120326

Both TikTok’s also mention Superintendent for Public Health Prof. Charmaine Gauci and former President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca.

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Pfizer to issue 40 million vaccines at no profit for poorer countries

Jan 23 2021 Share

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced on Friday that it will issue 40 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to poor countries at cost price, via global initiative COVAX.

The initiative is a collective of 64 higher-income economies made to ensure vaccine procurement and distribution to lower-income countries who, through COVAX, should receive doses by the first quarter of 2021.

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This ground-breaking development remedies WHO director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ previous fears of a ‘moral catastrophe’ where richer countries vaccinated without too much difficulty as poorer countries crumbled.

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