Vaccination of teenagers in Russia not very efficient amid surge of Omicron - expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Inoculating young people against COVID-19 in Russia will not be very effective amid the current surge of the incidence, the vaccination should have been launched when the Omicron variant just appeared, infectious disease doctor Evgeny Timakov told TASS on Sunday.
Kazakh Ambassador presents letters of credence to Queen of Denmark COPENHAGEN. KAZINFORM Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Kingdom of Sweden and concurrently to the Kingdom of Denmark Sergei Nurtayev presented his credentials to Queen of the Denmark Margrethe II.
CoronaVac now included in campaign for children in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM Brazil’s Health Ministry announced today (Jan. 21) the inclusion of COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac for kids aged six through 17 under Brazil’s national vaccination plan. The ministry has started talks on the acquisition of doses with the Butantan Institute, in charge of producing the inoculation.
Almost all Kazakhstan remains in COVID-19 ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent as well as Atyrau, Almaty, Akmola, Aktobe, East Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, Mangistau, Karaganda, Kyzylorda, Kostanay, Pavlodar, and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today January 23.