Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19 vaccine’

New Covid-19 vaccine available

Monday, March 11th, 2024

A new vaccine is now available following its recent approval by Pharmac to combat the newer strains of Covid-19. The transition to the updated vaccine for the XBB.1.5 strain took place yesterday after its approval was announced in a statement by Pharmac and Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand last month. ‘‘The XBB vaccine is Read more

Most Holy Father

Monday, November 1st, 2021
Most holy father

Most Holy Father, Inspired by your messages on interdependence and sharing, we humbly bring to your attention the issue of vaccine inequality plaguing our planet and ask you to support action to address the unequal distribution of global vaccines between high and low-income countries. Over 6 billion doses have been administered worldwide, but 70% of Read more

Ten church ministers resign over vaccine

Monday, October 4th, 2021

Ten church ministers in Fiji have resigned because they do not want to be vaccinated against Covid-19. Others are openly against the vaccine. Rules about vaccination status are being made for church employees. Everyone has a view. There has been pressure on the clergy to get the injections since the Government’s ‘No jab, no job’ Read more

Gloriavale leaders give community members option to have Covid-19 vaccine

Monday, October 4th, 2021

The leaders of the isolated Gloriavale Christian Community have told its members they can choose to be vaccinated against Covid-19. This is a U-turn from its past anti-vaccination stance. The community has previously blocked the West Coast from hitting immunisation targets as its babies are not given vaccines. The community has a population of about Read more