Moderna said on February 24 that it had shipped a variant-specific vaccine candidate to the US National Institutes of Health for review.
The palace gardens are turning into a parable of royal privilege in times of intense need and change.
A swell of COVID-19 cases is halting samba steps in Brazil's biggest metropolis while Argentina's capital tiptoes its way back to the tango floor.
The pushback to Abbott's decision included one of his own pandemic advisers, who said he was not consulted ahead of time.
The Palestinian Authority acquired another 10,000 doses of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine.
Japanese Pm Yoshihide Suga said he is considering extending a coronavirus state of emergency in the Tokyo region.
Economies are starting to pick up, but the slow rollout of vaccines is raising questions about how quickly things will improve.
The number of coronavirus cases in the country surged to 583,916, while the nationwide tally of fatalities jumped to 13,013.
Slow off the blocks in the race to immunize its citizens against COVID-19, Germany faces an unfamiliar problem: a glut of vaccines and not enough arms to inject them into.
Seychelles began vaccinations in January, and by the end of February, about 44 per cent of those vaccinated had gotten a second shot.
Yet even as he holds up the vaccinations as a promising step toward normalcy, Joe Biden has been loath to set a clear timetable.
The governors of Michigan, Mississippi and Louisiana likewise eased up on bars, restaurants and other businesses Tuesday, as did the mayor of San Francisco.
More than 800,000 doses of the J&J vaccine will also be distributed this week to pharmacies, on top of the 2.4 million they are now getting from Pfizer and Moderna.
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi takes COVID-19 vaccine in Rampur, urges those eligible to get inoculated
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi took the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur.
Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute on Tuesday.