Covid-19 cases surge in India causing ‘life or death’ situation as Hospitals overload

Covid-19 cases surge in India causing ‘life or death’ situation as Hospitals overload

India sets another record surge of infections following a new world record of daily cases. The motive to save lives has put stress on its Hospitals, following a record 34,9691 cases on Sunday, which brings the total to around 17 million since the Pandemic began. Because of this, crowds of...

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2,000,000 Covid-19 tests processed in New Zealand

2,000,000 Covid-19 tests processed in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Institute of Medical Laboratory Science has hailed incredible efforts of workers inside the laboratories who worked hard to process a milestone of 2,000,000 Covid-19 tests. NZIMLS is a body that oversees the professional affairs of medical scientists and technicians that work in diagnostic testing laboratories. A press release...

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CDC, FDA recommend lifting Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine following pause

CDC, FDA recommend lifting Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine following pause

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration recommended in a statement on Friday that Vaccine providers should resume their use of the Johnson & Johnson jabs. An Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices had said the one-dose shot is reportedly safe enough to continue use...

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Flights between New Zealand and Western Australia paused

Flights between New Zealand and Western Australia paused

Flight travel between New Zealand and Western Australia has been paused over concerns that a potential Covid-19 outbreak in Perth could pose a risk of community transmission. A flight carrying passengers from Perth to Melbourne was found to have one person who had COVID-19. No one on the flight travelled...

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Ministry of Health reports no cases of COVID-19 in MIQ and Community

Ministry of Health reports no cases of COVID-19 in MIQ and Community

No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today in managed isolation or the community. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 32 as 48 have previously recovered. The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 2,244. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the...

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Three new cases of COVID-19 in MIQ reported, none in Community

Three new cases of COVID-19 in MIQ reported, none in Community

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today in managed isolation and none in the community. Case one arrived on April 5 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 17 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. *This...

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Covid-19 Positive Body of Seaman washes up in Vanuatu

Covid-19 Positive Body of Seaman washes up in Vanuatu

A probe has been launched in Vanuatu following a body of a Phillapino seaman that washed up dead, infected with Covid-19. The shipping company responsible, BW Epic Kosan, which operates an LPG gas tanker Inge Kosan is anchored off the capital of Port Vila. It is working with authorities to...

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One new case of COVID-19 in MIQ reported, none in Community

One new case of COVID-19 in MIQ reported, none in Community

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation and none in the community. The new case arrived on April 16 from Switzerland via Qatar. This person tested positive at around day 3 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The...

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New confirmed Covid-19 Border Worker Case poses threat to Community

New confirmed Covid-19 Border Worker Case poses threat to Community

The Ministry of Health reported a new Border Worker that tested positive for Covid-19 last night in Auckland — they are a person that cleans international planes. After the worker tested positive, interviews were immediately put in place because the infection was from them flying internationally to countries where Covid-19...

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Māori medical expert Dr Rawiri Jansen quits Government’s Vaccine rollout group

Māori medical expert Dr Rawiri Jansen quits Government’s Vaccine rollout group

Māori medical expert, GP and co-leader of the National Pandemic Group, Dr Rawiri Jansen, quit the Government’s immunisation implementation advisory group on Tuesday. Dr Jansens’ concerns grew after he thought his voice was not being heard enough over critics comments towards COVID-19 Vaccines. His failure, as thought, was from the...

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