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COVID-19 vaccine: The journey from a global necessity to a political tool
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COVID-19 vaccine: The journey from a global necessity to a political tool

The vaccines have been a battle for global influence between China and Russia, with Russia being held back due to its limited production capacity.

AstraZeneca vaccine is 80.4%, Pfizer vaccine is 71.4% effective in elderly people: Study
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AstraZeneca vaccine is 80.4%, Pfizer vaccine is 71.4% effective in elderly people: Study

Although the vaccine developers and WHO insist that the vaccine is effective among people aged over 65, several countries advise against administering it.

Ghana becomes first African country to receive COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX alliance
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Ghana becomes first African country to receive COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX alliance

Ghana's food and drug authority has already authorised the use of the Indian-made vaccines as well as Russia's Sputnik V.

Roald Dahl's passionate vaccine advocacy: How the death of his daughter, aged 7, shaped the author's campaign
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Roald Dahl's passionate vaccine advocacy: How the death of his daughter, aged 7, shaped the author's campaign

Were Dahl still alive today, he would have been fascinated by the rapid medical developments during the coronavirus pandemic, especially the vaccines.

US COVID-19-related deaths cross 5,00,000: Why the leading power also has the most fatalities
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US COVID-19-related deaths cross 5,00,000: Why the leading power also has the most fatalities

Vaccines are rolling out but health experts are cautious due to uncertainties surrounding the British and South African variants of the virus.

Need a global COVID-19 vaccine plan, a deep gap between rich and poor nations: UNSC
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Need a global COVID-19 vaccine plan, a deep gap between rich and poor nations: UNSC

Henrietta Fore, head of UNICEF, said, "The only way out of this pandemic for any of us is to ensure vaccinations are available for all of us."

UK study will purposely infect volunteers with COVID-19 to help develop treatment
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UK study will purposely infect volunteers with COVID-19 to help develop treatment

The study, backed by £33.6 million in government funding, will work with London's Royal Free Hospital to infect around 90 volunteers between 18 and 30 years.

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says COVID-19 measures could still be in place for 2022 World Cup
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino says COVID-19 measures could still be in place for 2022 World Cup

Infantino also suggested FIFA could "concretely" help travelling fans from countries where vaccine rollout has been slow or had not yet begun.

Health experts think reinfections could occur with new COVID-19 variants making an appearance
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Health experts think reinfections could occur with new COVID-19 variants making an appearance

The Brazilian variant caused a spike in hospitalizations in January and revealed a variant that’s more contagious and less vulnerable to some treatments.

Coronavirus variants, viral mutation and vaccines: The science you need to understand
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Coronavirus variants, viral mutation and vaccines: The science you need to understand

It is important to monitor new variants because people who’ve been infected might be infected again if the virus has mutated and their immune system can’t recognize it.

COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy: India’s opportunity to regain leadership in the neighborhood
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COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy: India’s opportunity to regain leadership in the neighborhood

India is able to take the mantle of leadership from the US and the EU through vaccine diplomacy.

TATA, CSIR in talks with Moderna to conduct trials, bring COVID-19 vaccine to India
India

TATA, CSIR in talks with Moderna to conduct trials, bring COVID-19 vaccine to India

Moderna's vaccine is based on mRNA technology and it 94 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 in people who were given two doses and had no history of the infection.

Myths of COVID-19 vaccination: I don't need the vaccine if I stay home, physical distance, wear a mask in public
India

Myths of COVID-19 vaccination: I don't need the vaccine if I stay home, physical distance, wear a mask in public

Taking precautions post-vaccination is important, since we know it can be airborne, and some emerging new variants seem to be more infectious, experts point out.

Bangladesh Cricket Board to launch vaccination drive for players
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Bangladesh Cricket Board to launch vaccination drive for players

The Bangladesh Cricket Board has ruled out resuming cricket at all levels until all players are vaccinated.

Around 90,000 more may die from COVID-19 in the next four weeks, predicts White House
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Around 90,000 more may die from COVID-19 in the next four weeks, predicts White House

On Zoom, officials laid out administration efforts to contain the virus, speed vaccinations and bring Americans along with the effort.

Myths around COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine could give me COVID-19 or a different disorder
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Myths around COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine could give me COVID-19 or a different disorder

There may be some exceptional cases in which other disorders are affected by a COVID-19 vaccine, experts said.

COVID-19 immunity lasts for six months, longer after infection finds new study
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COVID-19 immunity lasts for six months, longer after infection finds new study

The immune system creates memory B cells that recognise the virus and unleash a new round of antibodies when encountered the next time.

Glitches in CoWIN app slow down COVID-19 vaccination drive, fixed for now
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Glitches in CoWIN app slow down COVID-19 vaccination drive, fixed for now

A critical component to the nationwide vaccination drive, the CoWIN app suffered from initial hiccups, causing delays and denial of service in many parts of the country

Bharat Biotech: COVAXIN not advisable for pregnant, breastfeeding women, people with fever
India

Bharat Biotech: COVAXIN not advisable for pregnant, breastfeeding women, people with fever

The fact sheet also asked people to inform the vaccinator or a supervising official about their medical condition before taking the vaccine.

No country is an island: COVAX's collective approach towards COVID-19 vaccines the only way to go
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No country is an island: COVAX's collective approach towards COVID-19 vaccines the only way to go

COVAX is co-led by vaccine alliance – GAVI, the CEPI and the WHO and has 190 participating economies.