Uruguay Tuesday became the fifth country to join the European Union's covid-19 certificate program. It is also South America's first.
Former members of Uruguay's Honorary Scientific Advisory Group (GACH) have recommended a third dose of vaccine against COVID-19 in addition to inoculating children aged 5 to 11.
Canada Wednesday began vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19 in the French-speaking Quebec, while Ontario officially launched its campaign Thursday.
The pharmaceutical company Pfizer Friday filed an application before Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) for its COVID-19 vaccine named Comirnaty to be cleared for use on patients aged 5 to 11 years old.
United States stocks closed the trading week at new records with NASDAQ hitting 16,000 points for the first time, following a strong jobs increase report from the US Labor Department.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States Friday issued an emergency clearance for the use of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 on children aged 5 to 11, it was announced. The decision came three days after a recommendation from a scientific committee.
The Government of Uruguay finally reached an agreement with Pfizer for the supply of 3.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines during 2022, it was announced Thursday in Montevideo.
Uruguay's Secretary to the Presidency Álvaro Delgado is to meet with the regional manager of the Pfizer laboratory to finalize the details for the purchase of COVID-19 vaccines with which the administration of President Luis Lacalle Pou hopes to lure more foreign tourists into the country for the Summer season.
Argentina will start on October 12 vaccinating children aged between 3 and 11 who have other underlying conditions against COVID-19. Local health authorities have chosen the Sinopharm drug for the campaign.
Argentine health authorities Tuesday announced the arrival into the country of around 100,000 doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, which will be used as the second shots of Sputnik V.