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29 August 2022 Security News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

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COVID-19 Pandemic News

    United States

  • Novavax COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for Service Members DoD News 29 Aug 2022 -- The Defense Department is now offering Novavax as an option for COVID-19 vaccinations.
  • China

  • Dissenting voices speak out against ongoing zero-COVID restrictions in China Radio Free Asia 29 Aug 2022 -- Dissent against the Chinese government's zero-COVID policy has been growing in recent days, with protests over restrictions in the southwestern megacity of Chongqing and calls from a Beijing-based think tank for changes to the policy of targeted lockdowns and ongoing compulsory mass testing.
  • Several Chinese cities tighten epidemic prevention measures amid new flare-ups Global Times 29 Aug 2022 -- As the new semester approaches, many places in China, including Chengdu in Southwest China's Sichuan Province and Tianjin Municipality, have begun to tighten epidemic prevention measures amid COVID-19 flare-ups, including carrying out large-scale nucleic acid tests and delaying the return of students.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 211.91 Cr India PIB 29 Aug 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 211.91 Cr (2,11,91,05,738) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 591 India PIB 29 Aug 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 212.13 Crore (2,12,13,99,253) today. More than 22 lakh (22,04,340) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight.
  • Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs India PIB 29 Aug 2022 -- The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.
  • COVID-19 UPDATE India PIB 29 Aug 2022;
  • Iran

  • COVID-19 kills 48 more Iranians over past 24 hours IRNA 29 Aug 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 143,776 with 48 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Monday.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 20,448 new COVID-19 cases, 22 deaths CNA 29 Aug 2022 -- Taiwan on Monday reported 20,448 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths from the disease, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
  • Taiwan receives shipment of 600,000 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines CNA 29 Aug 2022 -- Taiwan took delivery Monday of a shipment of over 600,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which will be prioritized for use as booster shots for children aged 12-17, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).

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