Spain is preparing for mass vaccination as Spanish regions have started to test their chain vaccination capacities – in stadiums, arenas, car parks, and even theaters – before summoning large groups of the population. But their ambitions are being hampered by the lack of doses, pending the arrival of new vaccines in April.
Iran has officially crossed the threshold of 60,000 deaths
Iran, the country most affected by the coronavirus pandemic in the Middle East, has officially crossed the 60,000 dead marks, announced the Ministry of Health. “Unfortunately, 93 people have lost their lives due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours”, bringing the official toll of the disease to 60,073 in Iran, announced on state television Sima Sadat Lari, from the Ministry of Health.
Covid vaccines: the mayor of Marseille asks Macron to “twist the arm” in the labs
The socialist mayor of Marseille Benoît Payan asks Emmanuel Macron to “put the pressure on” to look for anti-Covid vaccines and to “twist the arm” of the laboratories that would make the injections, in an interview published on Sunday in the JDD.
“I ask the Head of State to get some quickly. He must twist the arm of the laboratories. In the face of the global pandemic, the protection of patents and their benefits does not interest me. If the laboratories are withholding vaccines, the President of the Republic must go into battle and make sure the people get them fast and with NO delay, ”insists the city councilor.