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A staff member displays the mobile application of the Internet Hospital of Jiangsu Province Hospital in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 7, 2020. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)

China’s internet health services gathering steam amid COVID-19

Internet-based health services, supported by government policies and information technology, are gathering steam in China, a process partly hastened due to COVID-19. A remarkable rise has been seen in the use of such services since China’s State Council or the Cabinet released a guideline on promoting “internet plus health services” in 2018. Number of internet …

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Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine while pregnant or breastfeeding? Experts explain the safety, evidence and clinical trials

Terra Manca, Dalhousie University and Karina A Top, Dalhousie University https://narrations.ad-auris.com/widget/the-conversation-canada/should-i-get-the-covid-19-vaccine-while-pregnant-or-breastfeeding–experts-explain-the-safety–evidence-and-clinical-trials Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, public health communications put a special focus on helping high-risk populations, such as seniors, stay safe. Yet, information for pregnant or breastfeeding individuals has been inconsistent and hard to find. Though most pregnant people who become ill with COVID-19 …

Daily News Egypt

Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on Monday received his first dose of Chinese vaccine against #COVID19

Equatorial Guinea President receives 1st dose of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine

Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo on Monday received his first dose of Chinese vaccine against COVID-19, according to the official website of the ruling Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE). On this occasion, Obiang appealed to the entire population to get vaccinated, as vaccination is the only available remedy to avoid new deaths …

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Zimbabwe receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China

GLOBALink | Zimbabwe receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccines from China

A batch of COVID-19 vaccines donated by China arrived in Robert Mugabe International Airport in Zimbabwe’s capital here on early Monday morning. The 200,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccines are the first batch that Zimbabwe has received as it steps up efforts to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The vaccines will cover all frontline …

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Bolivia to launch COVID-19 mass vaccination following deal with China

GLOBALink | Bolivia to launch COVID-19 mass vaccination following deal with China

Bolivia’s President Luis Arce on Thursday said a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus disease will begin this month, following an agreement signed earlier in the day with China for the supply of pharmaceutical firm Sinopharm’s vaccine. “We now see light at the end of the tunnel. After having borne so many deaths and …

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