ATAGI statement on the use of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine (Nuvaxovid)

24 January 2022 - ATAGI recommends that Novavax COVID-19 vaccine can be used for the primary course of COVID-19 vaccination ...

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Quebec to impose health tax on unvaccinated Canadians

12 January 2022 - The Canadian province of Quebec will charge a health tax to residents who are not vaccinated ...

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ATAGI update following weekly COVID-19 meeting (15 December 2021)

18 December 2021 - On Wednesday 15 December 2021 ATAGI reviewed the latest developments relating to COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccine safety.  ...

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Australia launches National Preventive Health Strategy

13 December 2021 - The Australian Government has today launched the National Preventive Health Strategy, a 10 year plan to improve ...

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Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation recommendations on the use of Spikevax (Moderna) as a COVID-19 booster vaccine

12 December 2021 - Spikevax (Moderna), also referred to as the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, has been provisionally approved for use as ...

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ATAGI statement on the Omicron variant and timing of COVID-19 booster vaccination

12 December 2021 - The COVID-19 vaccines used in Australia are critical in protecting against COVID-19 due to all variants, including ...

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EMA and ECDC recommendations on heterologous vaccination courses against COVID-19

7 December 2021 - ‘Mix-and-match’ approach can be used for both initial courses and boosters. ...

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ATAGI update following weekly COVID-19 meeting (1 December 2021)

3 December 2021 - On  1 December 2021 ATAGI reviewed the latest developments relating to COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccine safety.  ...

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Can we trust strong recommendations based on low quality evidence?

25 November 2021 - A necessary requirement for development of trustworthy guidelines is to respect the relation between the quality (certainty) ...

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The FDA's dysfunction is a public health crisis of its own

22 November 2021 - Earlier this month, President Biden tapped Dr. Robert Califf to lead the FDA.  ...

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UK recognises Covaxin as valid COVID-19 vaccine for travel

21 November 2021 - Travellers vaccinated with Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin will now be able to enter the UK, as the ...

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Dutch health insurance: what changes in 2022?

11 November 2021 - The Dutch healthcare institute Zorginstituut Nederland is going to increase its monitoring of treatment to better ...

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Why TGA head John Skerritt must go over vaccine claim

10 November 2021 - The head of the TGA must resign or be sacked over his claims about the Moderna vaccine. ...

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Health Canada authorises the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot

9 November 2021 - Health Canada has authorized the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot. ...

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Start of COVID-19 booster vaccination program

8 November 2021 - Today, the Australian Government’s COVID-19 booster vaccination rollout program officially gets under way, with the initial focus ...

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