You are here

Results for vaccine

Friday 3 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 27,358 people have received the second dose of the COVID-19 Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine in Tonga, since the second roll out program started on June 24 in Nuku'alofa.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 2 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The COVID-19 vaccination will not turn people into zombies, change their DNA or put magnets into their arms. “I hope people will take note that some information circulating is just ridiculous,” said Tonga's Ministry of Health CEO, Dr Siale ‘Akau‘ola yesterday. “The problem is lots of misinformation on social media causes people to be confused,” he said.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 1 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Ha'apai Group of islands has received delivery of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine funded by Japan and provided by COVAX. The Ministry of Health decided to provide about 4000 doses as the first roll out to Ha’apai.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 11 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A consignment of 10,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Tonga on Tuesday, August 10. This will enable the vaccination roll out to reach the outer islands of Ha'apai and the two Niuas.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 29 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Over 18,712 people have received the second dose of the COVID-19 Astra-Zeneca vaccine, since the second roll out program started on June 24 in Nuku'alofa.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 20 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
To date, over 10,758 people have received their second AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination on Tongatapu.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 14 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine continues to villages on the eastern and western districts of Tongatapu, starting this month. The roll out runs until August on the following timetable:
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 7 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A total of 5475 people have received their second dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination as of this afternoon, July 7 in Tongatapu.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 29 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
By this morning, 1125 people had received their second dose of the Covid-19 Astra-Zeneca vaccine, since the second vaccination roll out started on June 24 in Nuku'alofa.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 24 June 2021

Suva, Fiji
Fiji has 279 new cases, their highest daily case count so far, indicating widespread community transmission, said Fiji's Health and Medical Services Head of Health Protection, Dr Aalisha Sahukhan on June 23, reporting four new deaths. To date 45% of Fijians have received one dose of vaccines, and 5% have received a second dose.
Thursday 24 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The roll out of the second doses of COVID-19 vaccine began today, June 24. A total of 28,667 people have received their first doses in Tonga.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 29 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s precious supply of covid vaccine can now be extended to thousands more people thanks to the skills of the Tongan nurses, who have not wasted a drop of the first batch received this month. People aged 35 years and over can now be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. By Eleanor Gee
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 21 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds more people in the Kolofo'ou district received their first COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccinations today, April 21.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 19 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of people in Tongatapu received their first COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccinations today, April 19, following a total of 1,536 frontliners and others who got vaccinated last week. “I am happy I got it. It did not hurt and the injection was fast," said Tevita Kata Nau (75) at Hala-'o-vave.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 15 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita was the first person vaccinated in the Tonga roll-out of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, receiving her first dose along with frontline workers, at Falemasiva Hall in Havelu, Tongatapu today. Acting CEO for Health Dr Reynold ‘Ofanoa said it was “a day of hope.”
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 9 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The roll out of Tonga’s COVID-19 vaccination program starts next week on Thursday April 15 in Tongatapu, with frontline workers the first to receive their shots at Falemasiva Hall, said the Minister of Health Hon Dr 'Amelia Tu'ipulotu today. The Ministry expects to vaccinate around 2,200 people from April 15-17
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 21 December 2020

New York, USA
Just as vaccines begin to offer hope for a path out of the pandemic, officials in Britain on Saturday sounded an urgent alarm about what they called a highly contagious new variant of the coronavirus circulating in England.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 17 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is looking to the COVAX Facility to obtain a safe COVID-19 vaccine for Tonga in 2021, the CEO for Ministry of Health, Dr Siale ‘Akau‘ola said today at a press briefing at Vaiola Hospital. Tonga needs to wait for a vaccine that can be stored in the hospital freezers.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 17 December 2020

Wellington, New Zealand
The New Zealand Government will purchase COVID-19 vaccines from pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca and Novavax, meaning every New Zealander will be able to be vaccinated, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today. “We have secured more than enough doses to cover our entire population plus the Pacific,” she said. Vaccinations for the public are on track to start in mid-2021.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 22 July 2020

Geneva, Switzerland
During the 2009 swine flu pandemic, a few countries cornered the vaccine market, leaving the vast majority of the global population with no vaccine at all until the outbreak was effectively over. This scenario must be avoided at all costs during the current crisis – and, thanks to the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility, it can be. By Seth Berkley, Richard Hatchett, and Soumya Swaminathan.