US pharmaceutical company Pfizer has filed a request before the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week for an emergency clearance to vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 with a 10-microgram booster dose against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.Add your comment!
Monkeypox has reached Tierra del Fuego and Magallanes Region in Chile. Tierra del Fuego province head of Epidemiology Office confirmed three cases in Ushuaia, one in Rio Grande and four more suspects. On the other side apparently a case has been reported in Puerto Natales, a woman who recently visited neighboring Argentina, while Chilean authorities announced that the country has enough vaccines to begin inoculation in October.Add your comment!
Peruvian health authorities began vaccinating children under five years of age Sunday against COVID-19 with pediatric doses available in Lima and Callao.Add your comment!
The Argentine laboratory manufacturing Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine has announced it would halt the line to target other types of diseases, it was reported in Buenos Aires.Add your comment!
The Government of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands has announced that the latest version of the Bio-security Handbook is now available. The Handbook details the procedures which are in place to help reduce the risk of harmful non-native species and disease entering the Territory and steps in place to detect them and limit their spread should they arrive.Add your comment!
Brazil's Health Ministry has launched a new nationwide vaccination campaign against poliomyelitis and other maladies, it was reported. Attending Saturday's ceremony marking the beginning of the new effort was Minister Marcelo Queiroga.Add your comment!
Peruvian health authorities announced that face coverings will no longer be mandatory in indoor settings nationwide, except in hospitals, public transport, and among people with respiratory symptoms.Add your comment!
Chilean police have launched a major search for a British scientist who has gone missing in the north of the country. Thomas Richard Marsh, an astrophysicist at University of Warwick, was last seen a week ago near the astronomical observatory La Silla on the outskirts of the Atacama Desert where he is understood to have been working.1 comment
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said today that the planet was better positioned than ever to end the COVID-19 pandemic.Add your comment!
Argentina's health authorities have decided that the wearing of face masks is no longer mandatory in any indoor setting, it was announced.Add your comment!