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Covid vaccine passports ‘should not last for ever’, says UK developer

A vaccine and testing certification scheme should only be a short-term fix which “dies” as we ease out of the pandemic, according to one of the leading developers of digital Covid-pass solutions for governments around the world. André Rogaczewski, chief executive of Netcompany, which has received contracts worth £3.1m from the UK government in part […]

Alberta to start extending time between COVID-19 vaccine doses as 1st variant outbreak declared

After Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization announced Wednesday that provinces and territories could extend the time between COVID-19 vaccine doses, Alberta confirmed it will be doing so. Starting March 10, anyone who books a first dose will have their second dose timeline extended up to four months, chief medical officer of health Dr. […]

Monitoring of SARS‐CoV‐2 infection in mustelids – – 2021 – EFSA Journal

3.2.1 SARS‐CoV‐2 virus detections in the EU/EEA and UK in mustelids As of 29 January 2021, SARS‐CoV‐2 has been reported in 400 mink farms for fur production in eight countries in the EU/EEA, namely 290 farms in Denmark, one in France, 21 in Greece, one in Italy, two in Lithuania, 69 in the Netherlands, three […]

Calgary charitable organization hosting electronics recycling roundup amid COVID-19 – Calgary

The Vecova charitable organization has been offering recycling for decades at its bottle depot in northwest Calgary, and it’s now expanding into something new for the coming weekend. Vecova will be operating its first electronics recycling roundup on Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, an event that will also help the organization’s efforts […]

California not tracking COVID vaccinations in LGBTQ residents

As COVID vaccinations ramp up with a third vaccine authorized for use, community leaders and health officials across California are pushing to see that LGBTQ individuals sign up to get inoculated. Yet there will be no way to know just how many LGBTQ people get a shot. The state’s public health department is not tracking […]

Parker Health Group, Inc. and NJAAW present Programs and Innovations Series webinars 

Parker Health Group, Inc. and NJAAW present Programs and Innovations Series webinars   First webinar is “Alternatives in Long-Term Care–PACE” on March 9    (Trenton, NJ) March 3, 2021 — Parker Health Group. Inc., a nonprofit, NJ-based aging services organization with over 111 years of experience, and NJ Advocates for Aging Well (NJAAW, formerly NJ Foundation for […]

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