Canada joins Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

Canada joins Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

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Ottawa – Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today joined Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, and Katherine Tai, US Trade Representative, in announcing the launch of the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity (APEP). Led by the United States, APEP is a new framework for cooperation across the Americas aiming to deliver economic …

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Gabrieus

WHO to share vaccines to stop monkeypox

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LONDON (AP) The World Health Organization said it’s creating a new vaccine-sharing mechanism to stop the outbreak of monkeypox in more than 30 countries beyond Africa. The move could result in the UN health agency distributing scarce vaccine doses to rich countries that can otherwise afford them. To some health experts, the initiative potentially misses the opportunity to control monkeypox …

Covid 19 vaccines

FDA authorises booster for people age 50 & older

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Washington – The Food and Drug Administration has authorized another Covid-19 booster for people age 50 and older, to offer extra protection for the most vulnerable amid rising coronavirus cases. The FDA’s decision opens a fourth dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines to that age group at least four months after their previous booster. The agency said this vulnerable …

Covid 19 vaccines

Key things to know about vaccines

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Immunization is one of the most important ways to help you stay healthy. Because there has been a lot of misinformation surrounding the vaccines and their development, we review some common myths circulating about the vaccine and clear up confusion with reliable facts. Myth: Better hygiene and sanitation are actually responsible for decreased infections, not vaccines. Fact: While improved socioeconomic conditions …

Next gen Covid shots

Vaccines need upgradation to combat variants

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New Delhi – Although current Covid vaccines provide a high level of protection against severe disease, health experts believe new vaccines are required to prevent infection and transmission. Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla, has said its Omicron specific vax will be ready by March, while Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said the company will soon enter clinical trials for Omicron vaccine. These …