How do people in the US go about getting vaccinated? Do they have to pay for it?
"France has lost a statesman, Germany a friend and all of us a great European," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a tweet, via her spokesperson.
Sweden's still in the normal range in your graph, well well below 'substantial increase' and well in the margins of the normal range.
See the other graphs for why (especially the last one - orange = excess mortality), or is that too complicated for you?Sweden's still in the normal range in your graph, well well below 'substantial increase' and well in the margins of the normal range.
Hasn't anyone told them there's a deadly pandemic on the go?
See the other graphs for why (especially the last one - orange = excess mortality), or is that too complicated for you?
Michael levitt has been continuously wrong throughout the pandemic. He's a complete fúckwit.
“It is not easy when people start listening to all the nonsense you talk. Suddenly, there are many more opportunities and enticements than one can ever manage.” – Michael Levitt, …liorpachter.wordpress.com
That graph demonstrates the level of excess deaths in early 2020 is way higher than in surrounding countries.
The second graph shows that the current number of deaths is both underreported and approaching the early 2020 figure.
The 3rd graph shows that even with the underrporting there are excess deaths.
I apologise for expecting you to link multiple thoughts together unaided.
Coronavirus infections in Russia have hit a new record, as the country's authorities reported 28,145 new confirmed cases — the highest daily spike in the pandemic and an increase of 2,800 cases from those registered the previous day.
In the Asia-Pacific region, the Japanese city of Osaka is urging residents to stay home as much as possible until mid-December because of a resurgence of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. Osaka reported 386 new cases Thursday, and with overcrowding hospitals, some patients were sent to neighbouring areas for treatment.
Cases have been expanding rapidly across the country, including the Tokyo region, Aichi in central Japan and Hokkaido in the north.
South Africa on Thursday tightened some COVID-19 rules in the Eastern Cape province where infections are rising the most, curbing movement and gatherings, but decided against reinstating a nationwide lockdown.
In a televised address President Cyril Ramaphosa announced an enhanced curfew in the eastern Nelson Mandela Bay area, while indoor gatherings would be limited to 100 people and alcohol consumption in public is prohibited.
Iran, the hardest-hit nation in the Middle East, passed one million total COVID-19 cases on Thursday with 13,922 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said.
Ministry spokesperson Sima Sadat Lari told state TV that 358 people had died from the coronavirus since Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 49,348.
A lack of raw materials used in the manufacture of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine played a role in the company's decision to slash its 2020 production target, a spokeswoman told Reuters.
Pfizer has said in recent weeks that it anticipates producing 50 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this year. That is down from an earlier target of 100 million doses. Pfizer's vaccine relies on a two-dose regimen, meaning 50 million doses is enough to inoculate 25 million people.
Which of the ingredients are they short of? The recipe:Pfizer have cut their vaccine production target for December in half due to shortages of raw materials. They are now expecting to be able to produce 50 million doses. This will be enough to vaccinate 25 million people.
Lack of raw materials blamed for slashed supply target of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine
Which of the ingredients are they short of? The recipe:
Fillet of a fenny snake,
In the caldron boil and bake;
Eye of newt and toe of frog,
Wool of bat and tongue of dog,
Adder's fork and blind-worm's sting,
Lizard's leg and howlet's wing,
For a charm of powerful trouble,
Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.
They charge for flu jabs