June 21, 2021

Statement for healthcare professionals: How COVID−19 vaccines are regulated for safety and effectiveness

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Joint Statement from the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities and World Health Organization 11 June 2021, The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented level of public interest in vaccines. This includes a focus on the development of vaccines and their regulatory review and safety monitoring. The joint International Coalition of […]

Joint Statement on prioritization of COVID−19 vaccination for seafarers and aircrew

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WHO, along with partners, is asking for seafarers and aircrew to be considered as ‘essential workers’ and to be prioritized for vaccination along with others in that group. Maritime and air transport are two central activities to global trade and mobility, and play a vital role in global supply chains and the provision of humanitarian […]

US, Cuba hold biannual migration talks

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By NELSON A. KING From Caribbean Life The United States Department of State has reported that the United States and Cuba on Monday, Dec. 11 held their 31st biannual Migration Talks in Washington, D.C. The State Department said Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs John Creamer and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State […]