AstraZeneca vaccine

US to allow international visitors, here are the new travel rules

The new rules allow air travel from previously restricted countries as long as the traveller has proof of being jabbed with any WHO-recognized vaccine and a negative COVID-19 test. 

published on : 8th November 2021

CoWin certificates to mention date of birth of fully vaccinated travelling abroad

Currently, CoWin certificates mention the beneficiary's age based on the year of birth besides other details.

published on : 25th September 2021

Not many places left for COVID to evade immunity: UK vaccine creator

The expert said that such viruses, by their very nature tend to become less virulent over time, but there is no set timeframe for how long that would take.

published on : 24th September 2021

Protection gained after vaccination wanes in months: UK study on COVID-19

With Oxford/AstraZeneca, being administered in India as Covishield, the fall was from 77 per cent to 67 per cent at four to five months.

published on : 25th August 2021

Japanese Foreign Minister discusses de-escalation with Iranian officials

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said he is opposed to the creation of insecurity in the region, adding: "The presence of Americans in the region, including Afghanistan, has not provided security."

published on : 22nd August 2021

COVID-19: Japan donates 1.4 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Sri Lanka

The Japanese donation follows a personal request made by Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa to the Japan prime minister Yoshihide Suga, said a statement from the president's office.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Thailand AstraZeneca vaccine production falls short of target

The projected shortfall will complicate plans to inoculate at least 70% of the country’s 69 million people this year as Thailand battles record-high cases.

published on : 15th July 2021

Nepal to get over 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from Japan

Nepal started its vaccination drive with the 1 million doses of Covishield, the AstraZeneca type vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, which were gifted to Nepal by Indian government.

published on : 13th July 2021

COVID-19: Germany recommends combination of AstraZeneca, mRNA shots

Health Minister Jens Spahn conferred with his colleagues from Germany's 16 states on Friday, the day after the country's standing committee on vaccination issued a draft recommendation.

published on : 2nd July 2021

COVID-19: Italy limits AstraZeneca vaccine to over-60s population

A health ministry statement on Saturday updating the CTS opinion on vaccines said that AstraZeneca's vaccine should now be given 'only to people aged 60 or over'.

published on : 12th June 2021

Covishield vaccine linked with small risk of low blood platelets: Study

A low number of platelets -- blood cells that help prevent blood loss when vessels are damaged -- can result in no symptoms.

published on : 10th June 2021

Sri Lanka requests Japan to provide 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine

Sri Lanka is currently using China's Sinopharm and Rusian Sputnik V vaccines.

published on : 10th June 2021

How rare are blood clots after taking the AstraZeneca vaccine? Here's what you should look out for

Thankfully, developing blood clots after the AstraZeneca vaccine is very rare. So far in Australia, out of 2.1 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine, 24 cases of TTS have been reported.

published on : 28th May 2021

TN reaches out to US civil rights leader to help state with vaccine supply

State Finance Minister held a zoom call meeting on May 21, 2021, and urged Jackson to request President Biden to expeditiously release an allotment of AstraZeneca vaccines for India. 

published on : 25th May 2021

Malawi destroys 17,000 expired AstraZeneca vaccines

Malawi has so far received three batches of the AstraZeneca vaccine -- 300,000 doses under the Covax vaccine sharing facility, 50,000 from India and 102,000 from the African Union.

published on : 19th May 2021
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