Serum Institute

No alternative to increasing import as we're lagging behind in vaccination

Despite the government’s efforts to procure vaccines from various sources Bangladesh is still lagging behind in terms of vaccination

No alternative to increasing import as we're lagging behind in vaccination

India administers a billion Covid jabs

India administered its billionth Covid-19 vaccine dose on Thursday, half a year after a devastating surge in cases brought the health system close to collapse

Healthcare worker Jankhana Prajapati gives a dose of the domestically manufactured COVISHIELD vaccine to villager Amiyaben Dabhi during a door-to-door vaccination drive in Banaskantha district in the western state of Gujarat, India on 23 July 2021.

Serum Institute to send 1mn doses of Covishield to Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh

The move by the Pune-based Serum Institute -- the Indian manufacturer of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine -- will fasten the vaccination in the respective countries

Serum Institute to send 1mn doses of Covishield to Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh

India to resume vaccine exports in October

India will resume exports and donations of Covid vaccines from October after a long hiatus due to a devastating surge in domestic infections in April

Serum Institute is manufacturing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in India

Legal wrangles hold up US vaccine donations to India

Two months after India dropped local-trial rules for Covid-19 vaccines approved by developed countries, not a single dose has arrived as New Delhi dithers over legal protection sought by companies ...

Healthcare worker Jankhana Prajapati gives a dose of the domestically manufactured COVISHIELD vaccine to villager Amiyaben Dabhi during a door-to-door vaccination drive in Banaskantha district in the western state of Gujarat, India 23 July 2021.

Covid-19

Vaccine management and priorities must be ensured

After procurement, the next question that immediately arises is vaccine management

Editorial

Serum Institute to start Sputnik V production in Sep

As part of the technical transfer process, SII has already received cell and vector samples from the Gamaleya Center, which developed the Sputnik V jab

Serum Institute to start Sputnik V production in Sep

Covid vaccine reach widens

The government is going to reduce the age limit for vaccination to 35 years

Covid vaccine reach widens

Access to Covid-19 vaccine and Bangladesh

Bangladesh has so far inoculated less than 3 percent of the country's 163 million people after starting a nationwide vaccination drive on 7 February this year, administering Covishield, the ...

Access to Covid-19 vaccine and Bangladesh

First Covid-19 case could have emerged in China in October 2019: Study

The virus that causes Covid-19 could have started spreading in China as early as October 2019, two months before the first case was identified in the central city of Wuhan, a new study showed

Security personnel keep watch outside the Wuhan Institute of Virology during the visit by the World Health Organization (WHO) team tasked with investigating the origins of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Wuhan, Hubei province, China on 3 February 2021.
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