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South Asians In UK At Greater Risk In Second Covid Wave: Study

South Asians In UK At Greater Risk In Second Covid Wave: Study

The study accounted for a number of explanatory variables such as household size, social factors. (File) London: Minority ethnic groups in general and South Asians, in particular, had a higher risk of testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 and of COVID-19 related hospitalisations, intensive care (ICU) admissions and deaths during the second …

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Brazil Denies Permission To Import Russia’s Sputnik Covid Vaccine Citing Serious Defects

Brazil Denies Permission To Import Russia’s Sputnik Covid Vaccine Citing Serious Defects

The Brazilian health regulator Anvisa on Monday denied permission to import the Russian-made Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine citing “inherent risks”,  “serious” defects and lack of information on its its safety, quality and effectiveness. On request by state governors, Anvisa’s five-strong board examined the documentation presented and voted unanimously not to …

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