Tuesday 13th April, Daily Roundup
Here’s a quick summary of what has happened around the world over the last 24 hours, brought to you exclusively by British Herald.
England will set out on using the Moderna vaccine, which will be employed at over 20 sites this week as the third shot that is available in Britain for COVID-19.
Britain said it had hit the target to offer injections to all people in its nine highest priority groups by April 15, Britain informed that it had offered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to all over-50.
US federal health agencies recommended halted the use of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after six women under the age of 50 who had gotten jabs developed rare blood clots. It dealt a fresh setback to efforts to deal with the pandemic.
Iran has started 60% uranium enrichment, the country’s chief nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi told state media. This has come a day after Tehran levelled accusations against arch-foe Israel of sabotaging a key nuclear site.
South Korea’s health authorities said they would mull the use of coronavirus self-test kits in spite of their relatively low accuracy. The new mayor of Seoul had urged for their approval.
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