Coronavirus Vaccine

PM Modi visits Bharat Biotech in Hyderabad, reviews development of COVID-19 vaccine

The PM interacted with senior scientists and officials of Bharat Biotech and reviewed the developments concerning Covaxin, the vaccine against COVID-19 being developed by the firm

published on : 28th November 2020

Australia airline boss wants vaccine passport for travelers

Joyce said creating a vaccination passport for inbound and outbound travelers to and from Australia would require a lot of thought and logistics.

published on : 24th November 2020

Covaxin in third phase, shows promising results

Covaxin, the Make in India vaccine, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is showing promising results.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Two COVID-19 vaccines could get conditional market authorization soon: EU officials

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines developed by Moderna and Pfizer, which created its serum with German drugmaker BioNTech, could be approved by the end of the year

published on : 20th November 2020

Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine 'encouraging' for older age groups

The test finding show that the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine is “safe and well tolerated” with a lower reactogenicity profile in older adults than in younger adults

published on : 19th November 2020

Pfizer says its Covid vaccine 95% effective, ready to seek regulatory approval

Primary efficacy analysis demonstrates BNT162b2 to be 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 beginning 28 days after the first dose, the company said.

published on : 18th November 2020

Officials will discuss Xi Jinping's offer of cooperation with India to develop COVID-19 vaccine: China

The WHO has said nine candidate vaccines, including two from China, are currently being evaluated for inclusion in the COVAX Facility.

published on : 18th November 2020

No mandatory coronavirus vaccine for Tokyo Olympics, says IOC chief

Bach, who is in Tokyo to bolster confidence in the pandemic-postponed event, said taking a vaccine would be a "free decision" for athletes and others involved in the Games.

published on : 17th November 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Delhi's caseload crosses 4.95 lakh-mark, 99 deaths take toll to 7,812 

These fresh cases came out of the 49,031 tests conducted the previous day, while the positivity rate stood at 13.

published on : 17th November 2020

Biden congratulates Pfizer, BioNTech after their COVID-19 vaccine found over 90 per cent effective

At the same time, it is also important to understand that the end of the battle against COVID-19 is still months away, he said.

published on : 9th November 2020

Government's support sought for COVID-19 vaccine that can stay at room temperature

The development comes even as the government has been carrying out an exercise to map out cold chain storage facilities to ensure the Covid vaccine, once available, is delivered quickly across India.

published on : 8th November 2020

After Bihar, now free COVID-19 vaccine features in BJP's MP bypolls manifesto

The party came out with a separate `Sankalp Patra' or manifesto for each of the 28 poll-bound constituencies on Wednesday.

published on : 29th October 2020

All citizens in the country to get free COVID-19 vaccine: Union Minister Pratap Sarangi

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had said the announcement was in order as it was an election manifesto announcement.

published on : 26th October 2020

Volunteer in Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial dies in Brazil: Officials

It is the first death reported in the various coronavirus vaccine trials taking place worldwide.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Australia expects COVID-19 vaccination is still a year away

Australia has allowed for an earlier vaccine rollout with doses manufactured locally under deals struck with two pharmaceutical companies.

published on : 7th October 2020
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