Coronavirus Vaccine

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India on vaccine

Although the virus spread is slowing thanks to weeks of tough restrictions, Europe remains at the heart of the pandemic, recording more cases than the United States in the past week

An employee checks a freezer that can store Covid-19 vaccines at the headquarter of Froilabo company in Meyzieu, near Lyon, south-eastern France, on 27 November 2020

AstraZeneca says its vaccine needs ‘additional study’

AstraZeneca and its partner, the University of Oxford, announced on Monday that it was seeking regulatory approval for the vaccine after it showed an average 70-per cent effectiveness

 A test tube labeled with the vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken, 9 September, 2020

When can actually Bangladesh avail of COVID-19 vaccine?

The experts said Bangladesh is also unlikely to be able to enhance its existing capacity for storing, transporting and distributing mRNA vaccines overnight as it is a very expensive and ...

A small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine" sticker is held near a medical syringe in front of displayed "Coronavirus COVID-19" words in this illustration taken 10 April 2020

Russia says Sputnik V virus vaccine 95pc effective

The calculations of its effectiveness were based on preliminary data obtained 42 days after the first dose, Russia’s health ministry, the state-run Gamaleya research centre and the Russian Direct ...

his file photo taken on 10 September 2020 shows a vial of Russia's new coronavirus vaccine in a post-registration trials in Moscow

Wear masks as COVID’s second wave looms large: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has renewed her warning that the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic in the country is imminent and asked all to wear masks

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina presides over a weekly cabinet meeting through videoconferencing from her official Gonobhaban residence

Pfizer announces vaccine with 95pc efficacy

The announcement came from Pfizer after another US firm involved in the vaccine race, Moderna, said this week that its own candidate was 94.5 per cent effective, while Russia has also announced a ...

Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" and a medical syringe are seen in front of a displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken 31 October 2020

'Formulate well-coordinated roadmap to face COVID crisis'

Sheikh Hasina expressed her optimism that the world is going to get effective vaccines against COVID-19 soon. She has called for making the vaccines available at free of costs for all countries

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Gonobhaban residence, Dhaka on 6 October 2020

Bangladesh to buy 30 million doses of Oxford vaccine

Bangladesh will purchase 30 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine manufactured by the Oxford University in UK

Bangladesh to buy 30 million doses of Oxford vaccine

Moderna prepares global launch of COVID-19 vaccine

American biotechnology company Moderna announced that it was preparing for the global launch of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate

Moderna prepares global launch of COVID-19 vaccine

Positive pre-clinical data for CureVac’s COVID-19 vaccine

The Tuebingen-based company, which is backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, said the potential vaccine, known as CVnCoV, produced neutralising antibodies and activated T-cells in hamsters ...

An employee of German biopharmaceutical company CureVac, demonstrates research workflow on a vaccine for the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease at a laboratory in Tuebingen, Germany, on 12 March 2020
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