EU says no talks underway to buy Russia's Covid vaccine

EU countries are free to buy vaccines that have not been earmarked by the EU as a whole, but are advised to refrain from parallel talks and deals if the EU is negotiating a joint purchase.

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Modified Covid-19 vaccines for variants to be fast-tracked in five countries

The guidelines build on the model already used to modify the flu vaccine in response to continual changes in that virus.

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America’s most prized leftovers: COVID vaccines

Even with inoculation rates accelerating and new vaccines entering the market, finding a shot remains out of reach for many, nearly three months into the country’s vaccination campaign

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UK to receive 10M AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses from India's Serum Institute

SII is mass producing the AstraZeneca vaccine, developed with Oxford University, for dozens of poor and middle-income countries.

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Kenya calls first vaccines 'bazookas', Rwanda secures Pfizer shots

With fewer resources and tougher logistics than other regions, African nations are racing to secure the doses needed to protect their roughly 1.3 billion people and allow the safe reopening of…

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin found 81% efficient in Phase 3 trials

Covaxin demonstrates high clinical efficacy trend against Covid-19 but also significant immunogenicity against the rapidly emerging variants.

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Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

Former Indian all-rounder received the first dose from Fortis Hospital.

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President Ram Nath Kovind receives coronavirus vaccine

According to tweets on his official handle, the president, 75, was accompanied by his daughter when the vaccine dose was administered to him at the Army Research and Referral Hospital…

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Dolly Parton gets coronavirus vaccine that she helped fund

Dolly Parton is the latest celebrity to have got covid 19 vaccination. The 75-year-old music legend received her fist jab of the vaccine and shared the moment on social media on Tuesday. 

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Ready to work with UN to ensure COVID-19 vaccine aid to Syria: India

India's deputy permanent representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu said New Delhi continues to stand with the people of Syria in the grave hour of need.

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New study examining effect of COVID vaccine on impaired immune system to start soon

Scientists believe patients with cancer, inflammatory arthritis, kidney or liver diseases or those having a stem cell transplant have higher chances of experiencing severe side effects

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Adult population of US to be vaccinated by May: Joe Biden

This has come a few weeks after Biden announced that his administration hopes to vaccinate all adult population of the country by the end of July

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Why are wealthy European countries wasting AstraZeneca COVID-19 jabs?

Four out of five of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses that have been delivered to the EU countries are yet to be used.

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Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets embroiled in controversy over abortion cells

The United States had authorised Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccine for emergency use, boosting President Joe Biden's plan to battle the outbreak that has killed more than 500,000 Americans

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France lifts restrictions on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for over -65s

When the AstraZeneca vaccine was approved for use by European Union regulators, France mandated it would only go to eligible people under 65 because data from trials in older age groups was…

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UK and others agree to fast-track adapted Covid vaccines

The agreement will avert the need for lengthy clinical studies if authorised vaccines are adapted in future, as long as the manufacturers offer "robust evidence" of their potency and safety,…

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EU says no talks underway to buy Russia's Covid vaccine

EU countries are free to buy vaccines that have not been earmarked by the EU as a whole, but are advised to refrain from parallel talks and deals if the EU is negotiating a joint purchase.

Read Article

Modified Covid-19 vaccines for variants to be fast-tracked in five countries

The guidelines build on the model already used to modify the flu vaccine in response to continual changes in that virus.

Read Article

America’s most prized leftovers: COVID vaccines

Even with inoculation rates accelerating and new vaccines entering the market, finding a shot remains out of reach for many, nearly three months into the country’s vaccination campaign

via The New York Times
Read Article

UK to receive 10M AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses from India's Serum Institute

SII is mass producing the AstraZeneca vaccine, developed with Oxford University, for dozens of poor and middle-income countries.

Read Article

Kenya calls first vaccines 'bazookas', Rwanda secures Pfizer shots

With fewer resources and tougher logistics than other regions, African nations are racing to secure the doses needed to protect their roughly 1.3 billion people and allow the safe reopening of…

Read Article

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin found 81% efficient in Phase 3 trials

Covaxin demonstrates high clinical efficacy trend against Covid-19 but also significant immunogenicity against the rapidly emerging variants.

Read Article

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

Former Indian all-rounder received the first dose from Fortis Hospital.

Read Article

President Ram Nath Kovind receives coronavirus vaccine

According to tweets on his official handle, the president, 75, was accompanied by his daughter when the vaccine dose was administered to him at the Army Research and Referral Hospital…

Read Article

Dolly Parton gets coronavirus vaccine that she helped fund

Dolly Parton is the latest celebrity to have got covid 19 vaccination. The 75-year-old music legend received her fist jab of the vaccine and shared the moment on social media on Tuesday. 

Read Article

Ready to work with UN to ensure COVID-19 vaccine aid to Syria: India

India's deputy permanent representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu said New Delhi continues to stand with the people of Syria in the grave hour of need.

Read Article

New study examining effect of COVID vaccine on impaired immune system to start soon

Scientists believe patients with cancer, inflammatory arthritis, kidney or liver diseases or those having a stem cell transplant have higher chances of experiencing severe side effects

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Adult population of US to be vaccinated by May: Joe Biden

This has come a few weeks after Biden announced that his administration hopes to vaccinate all adult population of the country by the end of July

Read Article

Why are wealthy European countries wasting AstraZeneca COVID-19 jabs?

Four out of five of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses that have been delivered to the EU countries are yet to be used.

Read Article

Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets embroiled in controversy over abortion cells

The United States had authorised Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccine for emergency use, boosting President Joe Biden's plan to battle the outbreak that has killed more than 500,000 Americans

Read Article

France lifts restrictions on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for over -65s

When the AstraZeneca vaccine was approved for use by European Union regulators, France mandated it would only go to eligible people under 65 because data from trials in older age groups was…

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Leading the way: Politicians, Sportsperson and movie stars get vaccinated in India

From ministers to superstars, here's a list of the famous personalities who got vaccinated in India's second phase of biggest coronavirus vaccination… Read Article

Virus variant in Brazil infected many who had already recovered from Covid-19

Scientists have also had their eye on a third concerning variant that arose in Brazil, called P.1. Research had been slower on P.1 since its discovery in late December, leaving scientists unsure…

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Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan gets first dose of Covid vaccine

Kamal Haasan is perhaps the first Indian actor to have gotten vaccinated.

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Twitter deploys human monitors to strike down coronavirus vaccine misinformation

The microblogging platform will label tweets that include misleading information about coronavirus vaccines.

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UK and others agree to fast-track adapted Covid vaccines

The agreement will avert the need for lengthy clinical studies if authorised vaccines are adapted in future, as long as the manufacturers offer "robust evidence" of their potency and safety,…

Read Article

EU says no talks underway to buy Russia's Covid vaccine

EU countries are free to buy vaccines that have not been earmarked by the EU as a whole, but are advised to refrain from parallel talks and deals if the EU is negotiating a joint purchase.

Read Article

Modified Covid-19 vaccines for variants to be fast-tracked in five countries

The guidelines build on the model already used to modify the flu vaccine in response to continual changes in that virus.

Read Article

America’s most prized leftovers: COVID vaccines

Even with inoculation rates accelerating and new vaccines entering the market, finding a shot remains out of reach for many, nearly three months into the country’s vaccination campaign

via The New York Times
Read Article

UK to receive 10M AstraZeneca Covid vaccine doses from India's Serum Institute

SII is mass producing the AstraZeneca vaccine, developed with Oxford University, for dozens of poor and middle-income countries.

Read Article

Kenya calls first vaccines 'bazookas', Rwanda secures Pfizer shots

With fewer resources and tougher logistics than other regions, African nations are racing to secure the doses needed to protect their roughly 1.3 billion people and allow the safe reopening of…

Read Article

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin found 81% efficient in Phase 3 trials

Covaxin demonstrates high clinical efficacy trend against Covid-19 but also significant immunogenicity against the rapidly emerging variants.

Read Article

Former Indian skipper Kapil Dev receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine

Former Indian all-rounder received the first dose from Fortis Hospital.

Read Article

President Ram Nath Kovind receives coronavirus vaccine

According to tweets on his official handle, the president, 75, was accompanied by his daughter when the vaccine dose was administered to him at the Army Research and Referral Hospital…

Read Article

Dolly Parton gets coronavirus vaccine that she helped fund

Dolly Parton is the latest celebrity to have got covid 19 vaccination. The 75-year-old music legend received her fist jab of the vaccine and shared the moment on social media on Tuesday. 

Read Article

Ready to work with UN to ensure COVID-19 vaccine aid to Syria: India

India's deputy permanent representative to the UN Ambassador K Nagaraj Naidu said New Delhi continues to stand with the people of Syria in the grave hour of need.

Read Article

New study examining effect of COVID vaccine on impaired immune system to start soon

Scientists believe patients with cancer, inflammatory arthritis, kidney or liver diseases or those having a stem cell transplant have higher chances of experiencing severe side effects

Read Article

Adult population of US to be vaccinated by May: Joe Biden

This has come a few weeks after Biden announced that his administration hopes to vaccinate all adult population of the country by the end of July

Read Article

Why are wealthy European countries wasting AstraZeneca COVID-19 jabs?

Four out of five of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine doses that have been delivered to the EU countries are yet to be used.

Read Article

Johnson & Johnson vaccine gets embroiled in controversy over abortion cells

The United States had authorised Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccine for emergency use, boosting President Joe Biden's plan to battle the outbreak that has killed more than 500,000 Americans

Read Article

France lifts restrictions on AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for over -65s

When the AstraZeneca vaccine was approved for use by European Union regulators, France mandated it would only go to eligible people under 65 because data from trials in older age groups was…

Read Article

Virus variant in Brazil infected many who had already recovered from Covid-19

Scientists have also had their eye on a third concerning variant that arose in Brazil, called P.1. Research had been slower on P.1 since its discovery in late December, leaving scientists unsure…

via The New York Times
Read Article

Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan gets first dose of Covid vaccine

Kamal Haasan is perhaps the first Indian actor to have gotten vaccinated.

Read Article

Twitter deploys human monitors to strike down coronavirus vaccine misinformation

The microblogging platform will label tweets that include misleading information about coronavirus vaccines.

Read Article

Ukraine disposes unused coronavirus shots as medical workers skip vaccinations

There is widespread scepticism in the country over the vaccine in Ukraine including among medical workers who are first in line to get vaccinated.

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Leading the way: Politicians, Sportsperson and movie stars get vaccinated in India

From ministers to superstars, here's a list of the famous personalities who got vaccinated in India's second phase of biggest coronavirus vaccination drive

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Celebrities who've received the coronavirus vaccine so far

Here are the stars who have opened up about receiving the vaccine and shared their experience about it.

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'Moment of pride': India begins coronavirus vaccine drive

On Saturday, India began its first coronavirus vaccine drive with thousands of people getting their first dose of the AstraZeneca-manufactured vaccine, Covishield

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Leading by example: Political leaders who got vaccinated for Coronavirus

As the anti-vaxxers took over streets urging people not to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, various political leaders decided to go live on broadcasting platforms to assure people the Pfizer

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The truth about coronavirus vaccines - 8 myths busted!

The COVID-19 pandemic has induced economic slowdowns, mass hoarding of goods, lockdowns, and very naturally - a series of conspiracy theories.

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Wuhan virus: 10 steps on how to be China and make most of the pandemic

Almost a year since China's Wuhan reported the world's first cases of COVID-19 in a wet market, and even as several other countries remain firmly in the grip of the subsequent pandemic, life in thi

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Russia begins large scale vaccination as coronavirus cases surge

Russia has started larger scale vaccination as th

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All you want to know about Russia's coronavirus vaccine 'Sputnik V'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that one of his own daughters had received the inoculation, dubbed 'Sputnik' after the pioneering 1950s Soviet satellite.

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After Russia, these COVID-19 vaccines set to unveil soon!

President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia has successfully developed the world’s “first” coronavirus vaccine. Many vaccines around the world have reached the final stage of testing.

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7 killer viruses that emerged in China and ravaged the world

The coronavirus pandemic that began in Wuhan which falls in China’s Hubei province has raised the alarm over the safety imbued in food markets across China.

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