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Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that “there is no problem” because there are still concerns that the vaccination program will be postponed due to a shortage of vaccine supplies in the UK. The White House has announced that the United States will send millions of doses of the Astrazeneca Coronavirus vaccine to Mexico and Canada. Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited his American counterpart Joe Biden, who calls himself a “murderer,” to a meeting that will be broadcast worldwide.
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The Guardian | Concerns remain about the supply of vaccines in Britain; Johnson said “this will not be a problem.”
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said yesterday that “there is no problem” because there are still concerns that the vaccination program will be postponed due to a shortage of vaccine supplies in the UK. On the other hand, the British National Health System said on Wednesday that it could delay the vaccination program due to a supply problem. Government officials said 1.7 million vaccines produced at India’s Serum Institute had to be retested and there was a delay. Prime Minister Johnson reiterated that there would be no “delays” in the country’s vaccination and normalization schedule.
Times | Authorities have declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has ruled that the AstraZeneca vaccine, which has been discontinued in some countries on suspicion of causing blood clots, is “safe and effective” in France, Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, the Greek Cypriot administration (GCASC), Bulgaria, Latvia and Lithuania. AstraZeneca announced that they will continue to use the vaccine again. The European Medicines Agency (EMA), which is re-examining the AstraZeneca vaccine, said the AstraZeneca vaccine was “safe and effective” and that the benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine outweighed the risks.
New York Times | The United States is sending a vaccine south of the border in a strategic move
The White House has announced that the United States will send millions of doses of the Astrazeneca Coronavirus vaccine to Mexico and Canada. The NYT called Washington’s move “vaccination diplomacy,” recalling Washington’s efforts to stem the flow of immigrants from Mexico into the country. President Joe Biden’s spokeswoman Jen Psaki said they planned to send 1.5 million doses to Canada and 2.5 million doses to Mexico.
New York Times | Crimes can test Georgia’s hate crime laws
The attacks on three message halls belonging to Asian citizens in the US state of Georgia after killing eight people are being discussed as crimes of hatred. The controversy began after the attack, when the 21-year-old suspect said he had “had a bad day” and was “most likely sexually active” and that there was no racism behind the murder.
Moscow Times | Putin invited Biden to meet online
Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited his American counterpart Joe Biden, who calls himself a “murderer,” to a meeting that will be broadcast worldwide. Speaking at an organization marking the 7th anniversary of the annexation of Crimea, Putin said, “I invite President Biden to continue our meeting. Provided it is broadcast live on the Internet.” In addition, Putin said in a statement on state television that while assessing Biden’s “killer” statements, “Man sees others as he really sees himself“I wish the President of the United States good health.
Le Figaro | Don’t close again!
French Prime Minister Jean Castex said that quarantine will be applied in a number of other regions, especially in the capital Paris, with the increase in coronavirus cases in the country. The government, which has avoided closing for a long time, has announced that quarantine will be imposed for a month in the Ile de France, Seine Maritime, Alpes Maritimes and Hauts de France districts, where the capital Paris is located. vaccination program and increasing cases. “It’s time to move on with tougher restrictions where things are most critical,” Castex said.
Al Jazeera | The fourth wave of anxiety as Iranians travel to Nowruz
As Iran’s New Year approaches, the increase in travel in the country has led to concerns about a “fourth wave” of the Coronavirus epidemic in Iran. It was stated that millions of Iranians traveling within the country due to the Nowruz Festival could lead to an increase in incidents. Although officials said travel and face-to-face meetings should be restricted, the implementation of some Nowruz traditions was said to be risky even for Covid-19.