The West Bengal chief minister called on the prime minister for liberal and proactive import of COVID-19 vaccines
The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response in its report said early responses to the outbreak detected in Wuhan in December 2019 "lacked urgency", with February 2020 being a costly "lost month" as countries failed to heed the alarm
Those brave enough to get a Pfizer vaccine shot receive a “vaccination diploma,” which is aptly illustrated with a fanged medical worker brandishing a syringe.
The Hyderabad-based firm has started supplying its COVID-19 vaccine to the states based on the allocations received by the central government
India lauds patent waiver under WTO agreement, move will enable ramping up manufacturing of COVID vaccines
US had backed the initiative by India and South Africa, which sought relaxation in the TRIPS agreement norms to ensure availability and affordability of vaccines
The Pfizer donation followed talks between the firm’s chairman and CEO, Albert Bourla, and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
The SII CEO, who has been in the UK on an extended stay to evade alleged threats in India over the ever-increasing demand for COVID-19 vaccines, has said he will return in a few days
US to share 60 mn AstraZeneca vaccines with world after safety check, says 'zero doses available' currently
The White House press secretary said about 10 million doses could be released 'in the coming weeks' once the vaccine clears federal safety reviews
The supplies are being made to states like Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh, which will provide relief to over 70,000 critically-ill patients every day
This came after Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was cleared for restricted emergency use by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) with certain conditions
It is still unclear how much this could set back plans to vaccinate all adults in the United States by the end of May 2021.
The South African variant accounted for less than one percent of coronavirus cases in Israel.
China considering mixing different COVID-19 vaccines to improve efficacy of jabs, says top health official
Authorities have to "consider ways to solve the issue that efficacy rates of existing vaccines are not high", Chinese media outlet The Paper reported, citing Gao Fu, the head of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention
The prime minister also jointly inaugurated with Seychelles president Wavel Ramkalawan a solar power plant, a court building and 10 community development projects
While the rebound this year will be stronger than expected, WTO's growth forecast states it could slow to 4 percent in 2022.
Benefits including greater immunity could come from using different vaccines, one after the other, experts said.
The independent safety monitors found no serious side effects, including an increased risk of blood clots found in an EU study.
Residents of wealthy and middle-income countries have received about 90 of the nearly 400 million vaccines delivered so far.
The government has provided 5.94 crore vaccine doses to 72 countries till Monday, the Union health minister informed the House
India has provided COVID-19 vaccines to 71 countries, over six new candidates in offing, says Harsh Vardhan
He also said that 1.84 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to people so far, while 23 crore tests have been conducted