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Japan will stop using 1.63 million doses of
, following reports of contamination in several batches, pharmaceutical company Takeda and the Health Ministry said Thursday.
The withdrawn doses were produced in the same plant and at the same time in Spain, and correspond to lot numbers 3004667, 3004734 and 3004956.
Takeda, in charge of the sale and distribution of Moderna's vaccine in Japan, said it "received reports from various vaccination centers that foreign substances were found inside sealed vials in specific batches."
"After consultations with the Ministry of Health, we have decided to suspend the use of the vaccine from these batches as of August 26," he added.
The data of the coronavirus in Spain
: 4,804,424 confirmed coronavirus cases with diagnostic test for active infection;
There have been 83,527 deaths with a positive test as of August 24.
777,299 in Andalusia (10,600 dead)
156,190 in Aragon (3,698 dead)
69,900 in Asturias (2,049 dead)
94,615 in the Balearic Islands (906 dead)
90,700 in the Canary Islands (921
43,922 in Cantabria (594 dead)
227,764 in Castilla-La Mancha (6,108 dead)
292,646 in Castilla y León (7,145 dead)
886,082 in Catalonia (15,101 dead)
7,095 in Ceuta (124 dead)
496,481 in the Valencian Community (7,597 dead)
98,073 in Extremadura (1,867 dead)
179,283 in Galicia (2,535 dead)
867,974 in Madrid (15,764 dead)
10,374 in Melilla (101 dead)
135,965 in Murcia (1,669 dead)
80,834 in Navarra (1,213 dead)
250,666 in the Basque Country (4,721 dead)
38,561 in La Rioja (814 dead)
Madrid administers first and second doses of coronavirus vaccines without an appointment starting today at 11 points
The Community of Madrid begins this Thursday to administer the first and second doses of the
without the need for an appointment at eleven points in the region.
Specifically, it is the
, the Wizink Center, the Wanda Metropolitano stadium and eight
centralized Primary Care
located in the capital (Moratalaz and Villaverde) and in the towns of Fuente el Sanz, Tres Cantos, Alcalá de Henares. , Leganés, Las Rozas and Móstoles.
In this way, the mass vaccination centers of the Isabel Zendal Nurse Hospital and the Wizink Center, which already attended without an appointment, will now offer the possibility of receiving the vaccine
24 hours a day.
For its part, the hours of the centralized Primary Care points will be
from Monday to Friday from 09.30 to 18 hours
, while at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium it will attend
from Monday to Sunday from 09.30 to 14.30 and from 15.30 to 20.30
, except the day a game is played, the day before and after, when no vaccines will be administered.
Japan hospitalizes first Paralympic Games athlete with coronavirus
A foreign participant in the Paralympic Games in Japan was hospitalized with non-serious symptoms of
, Kyodo News said on Thursday, citing the Games organizing committee.
It is the
of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which opened on Tuesday.
Hospitals in Japan treating Covid-19 patients have generally reserved beds
for people with severe symptoms
Japan's prime minister says Moderna contamination will have limited impact on coronavirus vaccination plan
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Thursday that he received a report that the country's inoculation plan would be little affected by a recent contamination incident involving Modern
But Suga said he instructed the Health Ministry to take up the issue, making
safety a priority
New cases of coronavirus in Australia exceed 1,000 for the first time
Australia reported this Thursday more than 1,000 new cases of
for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, before a strong outbreak of the delta variant in Sydney, the largest city in the country.
The state of New South Wales, which
, announced on Thursday
1,029 infections of the virus
in the previous 24 hours.
The outbreak that began in the city in mid-June has reached
more than 15,000 infections
and spread to small towns, causing the return of closures and travel restrictions in the populous Australian southeast.
Japan recalls 1,630,000 Moderna vaccines manufactured in Spain due to contamination
Japan suspended the use this Thursday of 1,630,000 doses of the Modern vaccine against the
manufactured in Spain after finding abnormal substances in one of the batches received, as announced by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare.
A spokesman for the Japanese Ministry confirmed to Efe that the three withdrawn lots of vaccines were produced in a plant in Spain.
As reported in a statement by the Japanese pharmaceutical company Takeda, in charge of the distribution and sale of Moderna vaccine in the Japanese archipelago, "abnormal substances" were found in a batch of vials used at one of the vaccination points in Japan.
For this reason, it has been decided to suspend the use of the three batches from the same plant since "it cannot be ruled out that there is a risk" related to contamination.
The Ministry pointed out that the 1.63 million withdrawn doses were produced in the same plant and at the same time in Spain, and correspond to lot numbers 3004667, 3004734 and 3004956.
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