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Vaccine

Brazil embraces Chinese COVID-19 vaccine after row

Brazil’s health minister said Tuesday the country would add the Chinese-made CoronaVac vaccine against COVID-19 to its national immunization programme, despite a political and diplomatic row over ...

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

India begins selecting people for priority coronavirus vaccines

India’s coronavirus infections rose by another 62,212 cases over the previous day and a local media report said on Saturday that the government had begun identifying about 300 million people who ...

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

Rich world could be close to normal by late 2021 if vaccine works: Bill Gates

Rich countries could be back to close to normal by late 2021 if a COVID-19 vaccine works, is ready soon and distributed properly at scale, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said on Tuesday.

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; attends a panel discussion on Building Human Capital during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting in Washington, US, 21 April 2018.

Steps taken to ensure availability of COVID vaccine at right time: Minister

Health minister Zahid Maleque has said that proper steps have been taken to ensure the availability of coronavirus vaccines at right time

Steps taken to ensure availability of COVID vaccine at right time: Minister

UN needs ‘immediate infusion’ of $15b for global vaccine fund

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres called Wednesday for an “immediate infusion” of $15 billion to a global pool for the procurement and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines at a virtual summit hosted ...

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WHO gave blessing for coronavirus vaccine emergency use prog: China

Countries have autonomy to issue emergency use authorisation for any health product according to the national regulations and legislations, Mariangela Simão, assistant director-general at the WHO, ...

A display shows vaccine products of Sinovac Biotech during a government-organized media tour showcasing the company's development of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine candidate in Beijing, China, on 24 September 2020

China-UAE final stage COVID-19 vaccine trials show positive results

China and the United Arab Emirates have seen some positive results in their phase III COVID-19 vaccine trials, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a news briefing in Beijing on Monday.

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Japan commits $165m to WHO’s global coronavirus vaccine programme

Japan said on Tuesday it has committed 17.2 billion yen ($165 million) in funds for its participation in the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 vaccine programme

Scientists in Britain began clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday as other vaccine developers across Europe also stepped up work on experimental shots against the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

AstraZeneca resumes COVID-19 vaccine trial after UK green light

Pharma giant AstraZeneca on Saturday said it had resumed a COVID-19 vaccine trial after getting the all-clear from British regulators, following a pause caused by a UK volunteer falling ill.

Scientists in Britain began clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday as other vaccine developers across Europe also stepped up work on experimental shots against the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

US CDC tells states to prep for COVID-19 vaccine distribution as soon as late October

The country's top infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci earlier on Wednesday said on MSNBC that based on the patient enrollment rate in COVID-19 vaccine trials underway, there could be enough ...

A man carries his children after viewing the White House, where flags fly at half-staff to commemorate the victims of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Washington, US, 23 May 2020.
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