COVID-19: Israel will vaccinate children from 5 to 11 years old
© Valery Hache "The majority of experts felt that the benefits of this vaccination for children would be more important than the risks, which led to the Decision to authorize the vaccine for these ages, "says the statement of the Israeli Ministry of Health. AFP / Jack GUEZ After The United States , Israel gave its green light Sunday to The vaccination of children from 5 to 11 years old with doses Pfizer / Biontech, hoping to curb the pandemic of Cvid- 19.
The personal restrictions brought new corona requirements drive the Austrians on the road. In Vienna and elsewhere there were rallies. © Lisa Leutner / AP / picture alliance Provided by German wave
Before there is a nationwide lockdown for all on Monday, tens of thousands of people have gathered to protest in Austria. In the capital Vienna, there were around 30,000 people according to estimates of the police. Large parts of the traffic in the center of Vienna were paralyzed, as the demonstrators marched through the city. "The atmosphere is heated," said a police spokesman. It had come to several arrests. Some participants should have thrown at the police bottles.
"The mood is heated": around 30,000 participants in Corona protests in Vienna
tens of thousands protest in Vienna against the new corona measures. There are bottles on policemen, demonstrating do not wear masks. © Photo: DPA / Lisa Leutner / AP Demonstration against coronavirus restrictions in Vienna. to the Viennese protest against the Corona measures in Austria have participated in new official estimates around 30,000 people. A great protest was wide parts of the traffic in Vienna's city center on Saturday afternoon. "The mood is heated," a police spokesman said.
The demonstrators criticized the lockdown and from 2022 applicable corona Impflicht as coercive measures. Again and again "freedom" was skimped. Even banners that were seen "Corona dictatorship" or "No to compulsory vaccination".
© Georg Hochmuth / APA / AFP / Getty Images Many of the participants in Vienna wore no mask and hence infringed the requirements during the demo
Many demonstrators carried no FFP2 masks and hence infringed the regulations. The police were around 1,300 officials in use. The interior ministry feared the participation of right-wing extremists and hooligans. To protest the right-wing populist Freedom Party had called.
Because of the sharp rise in Corona infections in Austria had announced the government on Friday drastic measures. On Monday a nationwide lockdown in place, which also applies Vaccinated occurs. should while the output restrictions on vaccinated and convalescent end on 13 December, the lockdown for Unvaccinated is indefinite.
Austria: tens of thousands of "resistance" protesters against compulsory vaccination
© provided by Le Parisien The Parisian is an ad shock that has not been unanimous. More than 35,000 protesters, according to the police, gathered Saturday from midday in Vienna to protest against compulsory confinement and vaccination announced the day before by the government to fight against the pandemic of Covid-19. The event was organized at the call of the FPÖ far-right party, even if his chef Herbert Kickl, tested positive to the coronavirus, was absent.
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Austria also wants to be the first country in the EU in February 2022 to introduce a corona vaccination the new Infection Protection Act (glomex). Every day more than 15,000 new infections counted, while the vaccination rate is 66 percent - which is below the European average.
Australians against compulsory vaccination for certain professions
In Australia, the vaccine against the coronavirus generally voluntary. However, there are in some states the obligation to vaccination for certain professional groups. In Melbourne, thousands of protesters vented their anger at the government's actions in the state of Victoria air. They demanded the arrest of Prime Minister Daniel Andrews.
© James Ross / AAP / dpa / picture alliance dissatisfied citizens in Melbourne
In the metropolis Sydney some 10,000 people to protest peacefully gathered, police said. Among the demonstrations different groups had called, said they were against Corona vaccines Impfpflichten in certain occupational sectors or strict rules against the spread of the virus in the individual regions. In Melbourne for the first time the pandemic gathered also around 2,000 people to a counter-demonstration to defend the corona government actions since the beginning.
Iran hopes a "constructive" meeting with the head of the IAEA
© Atomic Energy Organization of Iran / AFP The Iran has desired Monday a "constructive" meeting with the head of the International Agency Atomic energy (IAEA) and rejected Washington's military threats, a week of the talks planned for Vienna to try to save the Iranian nuclear agreement.
© Chris Putnam / Zuma / imago images The Government of the State of Victoria in the center of criticism - especially Prime Minister Daniel Andrews
in the fight against the coronavirus apply in Australia strict rules. There were also regional long lockdown. So the state of Victoria may visit only about Vaccinated pubs, bars and restaurants in Melbourne and the rest. Unvaccinated can only pick up food. Cinemas, theaters, zoos and any kind of festivals as well as beauty salons and barber visits are off limits for people with no immunity. They may also enter only transactions that are essential for daily life - so as supermarkets and drugstores.
In the approximately 25 million inhabitants country were Corona infections confirmed and about 1,900 deaths in connection with Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic around 196,000. Nearly 85 percent of people aged 16 and over are vaccinated twice, according to official figures.
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COVID-19: The High Authority only recommends vaccination of 5-11 years at Risk .
© Andrej Ivanov An 11-year-old child vaccinated against COVID-19 November 24th in Montreal. Heaviness of the High Health Authority (HAS). Despite the European green light at CVIV-19 vaccine for 5-11 years, the institution has decided on Tuesday to recommend it first only to those with a risk of developing a serious form of the disease.