This is the cost of vaccinating India against COVID-19

Grant Boone
May 1, 2021

That will amount to more than a million shots of Pfizer alone next month, and shipments are expected to increase once again in June to more than 337,000 per week.

Moderna on Thursday also unveiled a rosier forecast of its current vaccine supply rate, updating its manufacturing prediction to between 800 million and 1 billion doses this year.

"Kids are starting to go to college, and we all want to get back to school". "We take a lot of walk-ins, so that makes up for some of it, but we're still going to be down for this week".

We have assumed that the entire adult population will get vaccinated.

Veena said she delayed taking the vaccine, but felt the need to take it given the grim situation now.

Only private sites that are able to procure doses from the open market can vaccinate, and doses now with them for priority groups must be returned. We thought, okay, we are exercising, we have a lot of immunity, so somehow we can save ourselves.

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They have also urged the U.S. to "support the temporary waiver of some Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) rules proposed by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organization (WTO), which would temporarily lift certain intellectual property barriers and allow countries to locally manufacture COVID-19 diagnostics, treatments, and vaccines". "The only way we're going to be able to open up these handsome halls to young people who want to learn and get on with their lives is if we can get everybody vaccinated", she said.

Henry did note that British Columbia is expecting to receive its first shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccine next week as well.

To date, AstraZeneca and partners such as the Serum Institute of India and Fiocruz in Brazil have supplied more than 300 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to over 165 countries, the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker said.

"Given that we've succeeded in getting vaccinations to the lion's share of those most at risk and those most eager to get vaccinated, we are now increasingly focused on other groups that will take time to reach", Jeff Zients, coordinator of President Biden's COVID-19 task force, said during a briefing Friday.

In a weekly update on side effects from COVID-19 vaccines, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said there were a total of 209 clots with low platelet counts following vaccination with AstraZeneca's shot, compared to a total of 168 reported last week.

More than 240 million total vaccine doses have been administered nationwide, and 43.6% of Americans have received at least one shot, CDC data show.

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