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Halted trial shows how unlikely it is that US will have a COVID-19 vaccine by 3 Nov: NIH official
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Halted trial shows how unlikely it is that US will have a COVID-19 vaccine by 3 Nov: NIH official

The US has invested billions of dollars in the fast development of vaccines against COVID-19 under Operation Warp Speed.

Russia announces advanced COVID-19 vaccine trials of Sputnik V in 40,000 volunteers over six months
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Russia announces advanced COVID-19 vaccine trials of Sputnik V in 40,000 volunteers over six months

Medical experts called Russia’s approval without sharing any data supporting the vaccine’s efficacy a major breach of scientific protocol.

Coronavirus Updates: Manohar Lal Khattar tests COVID-19 positive, asks colleagues 'who came in contact' to get tested
India

Coronavirus Updates: Manohar Lal Khattar tests COVID-19 positive, asks colleagues 'who came in contact' to get tested

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said he had tested positive for coronavirus, days after he had tested negative for the infection after Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was found to be COVID-19 positive.

Emerging landscape of COVID-19 vaccines in India, 14 Aug: Bharat Bio, Zydus move to Phase 2; Biological E, Bayor College tie up for COVID-19 vaccine
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Emerging landscape of COVID-19 vaccines in India, 14 Aug: Bharat Bio, Zydus move to Phase 2; Biological E, Bayor College tie up for COVID-19 vaccine

Over a dozen Indian companies are in partnership with other firms and institutes to bring a preventive vaccine into global markets by 2021.

Moderna, Pfizer move to include HIV-positive volunteers in Phase 3 trials of COVID-19 vaccines
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Moderna, Pfizer move to include HIV-positive volunteers in Phase 3 trials of COVID-19 vaccines

Health organizations including the CDC recommend routine immunization for HIV-positive people, who have been unilaterally left out of vaccine trials so far.

Pfizer, Moderna strike deals with Canadian govt to secure millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses
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Pfizer, Moderna strike deals with Canadian govt to secure millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses

Millions of doses will be supplied by both firms, while the vaccines are still in development and negotiations continue with other suppliers.

Donald Trump says US doing 'very well' in fighting COVID-19 while India has a 'tremendous problem'
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Donald Trump says US doing 'very well' in fighting COVID-19 while India has a 'tremendous problem'

The US President claimed that the nation has tested 60 million for coronavirus and added that no other country came close to that figure (edited)

Digital network under Health Ministry to track COVID-19 vaccine stocks, supplies in real-time
India

Digital network under Health Ministry to track COVID-19 vaccine stocks, supplies in real-time

For any coronavirus vaccines introduced in India, eVIN will allow data-based decision-making and planning so optimum stocks are maintained, the ministry said.

India's Wockhardt signs pact with UK to guarantee filling, packaging of purchased COVID-19 vaccines
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India's Wockhardt signs pact with UK to guarantee filling, packaging of purchased COVID-19 vaccines

The agreement will help UK address a key challenge in supply that vaccine makers are likely to face — shortage of vials to rapidly 'fill and finish' tens of thousands of vaccine doses.

ICMR's COVID-19 vaccine symposium saw experts discuss challenge trials, vaccine distribution, preparedness
India

ICMR's COVID-19 vaccine symposium saw experts discuss challenge trials, vaccine distribution, preparedness

Many experts outlined that big investments in trials and vaccine development need to be accompanied by big investments in science.

ICMR to host global web conference on science, ethics of COVID-19 vaccine starting 4.30 pm today
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ICMR to host global web conference on science, ethics of COVID-19 vaccine starting 4.30 pm today

The symposium on 'Novel Ideas in Science and Ethics of Vaccines Against Covid-19' will have leading medical experts and scientists as speakers.

Moderna, Pfizer kick off late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trials; distribution in US by end-2020 a 'stretch goal'
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Moderna, Pfizer kick off late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trials; distribution in US by end-2020 a 'stretch goal'

Moderna said it could deliver some 500 million doses a year, and possibly up to 1 billion doses per year, starting in 2021.

US signs contract with Pfizer and BioNTech for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine
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US signs contract with Pfizer and BioNTech for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine

The agreement is part of US President Donald Trump's Operation Warp Speed vaccine programme, under which multiple COVID-19 vaccines are being developed

Zydus Cadila begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccine candidate ZyCoV-D in 1,000 volunteers
India

Zydus Cadila begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccine candidate ZyCoV-D in 1,000 volunteers

Zydus is only the second Indian pharma firm to get DCGI's nod for human trials of its vaccine candidate.

Make haste, but slowly say experts as Bharat Biotech officials keep mum on ICMR's 15 Aug deadline
India

Make haste, but slowly say experts as Bharat Biotech officials keep mum on ICMR's 15 Aug deadline

While the ICMR has said it is important to expedite the clinical trials for a promising indigenous vaccine in the public interest and that all other vaccine candidates across the globe have been similarly fast-tracked, scientists in one voice have cautioned against being over-optimistic

Medical team in Bangladesh suggests combination of Ivermectin and Doxycycline for COVID-19 treatment
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Medical team in Bangladesh suggests combination of Ivermectin and Doxycycline for COVID-19 treatment

As per media reports, the team tested a combination of the antiparasitic drug Ivermectin and the antibiotic Doxycycline on a group of 60 COVID-19 patients.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Here's what you need to know about the second vaccine candidate to start human trials
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COVID-19 Vaccine: Here's what you need to know about the second vaccine candidate to start human trials

Headed by the pharmaceutical company Inovio, the trial began on Monday and will include 40 healthy adult volunteers.

Serum Institute of India to develop a COVID-19 vaccine with Codagenix Inc: What are live attenuated vaccines?
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Serum Institute of India to develop a COVID-19 vaccine with Codagenix Inc: What are live attenuated vaccines?

Live attenuated vaccines are a type of vaccine which is made from a weakened version of the original microorganism.

Drugs and therapies that show the most promise against COVID-19
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Drugs and therapies that show the most promise against COVID-19

WHO’s SOLIDARITY trial is a massive study that will look at four pre-existing drugs that have shown some action against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.