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coronavirus vaccine

Experts doubtful about Russian vaccine's effectiveness due to lack of trial data

Russia has only said that the vaccine was tested on 38 people and they have completely recovered.

12 Aug 2020 12:09 PM

Russia has developed coronavirus vaccine, claims Putin, says his daughter received dose

Russian authorities have said that medical workers, teachers and other risk groups will be the first to be inoculated

11 Aug 2020 3:43 PM

WHO urge Russia to follow vaccine guidelines

Russia had announced that it will launch vaccine mass production by September and turn out 'several million' doses per month by next year

05 Aug 2020 12:16 PM

The effects of the pandemic will be felt for decades to come: WHO

The agency also said the effects of the pandemic 'will be felt for decades to come' in an emergency WHO committee reviewing the pandemic

02 Aug 2020 12:25 PM

US strikes a $2 billion deal for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine

The agreement calls for US to pay Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline up to $2.1 billion to supply it with enough vaccines for 50 million people

01 Aug 2020 9:51 AM

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China-backed hackers targeted COVID vaccine firm Moderna: US security official

Moderna’s vaccine candidate is one of the earliest and biggest bets by the Trump administration to fight the pandemic

31 Jul 2020 4:44 PM

UK to immunize citizen with experimental COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is still in early stages of trial, but scientists hope to have enough safety data to start inoculating people in October

31 Jul 2020 8:54 AM

Brazil healthcare staff volunteer to test coronavirus vaccines

Brazil is also the first country carrying out Phase 3 trials of Chinese vaccine CoronaVac, developed by pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech

30 Jul 2020 9:11 AM

Moderna to price COVID-19 vaccine at $50-$60 per course

Moderna’s proposed price would apply to the United States and other high-income countries

29 Jul 2020 11:18 AM

Jubilant Generics gets DCGI nod to manufacture COVID-19 drug Remdesivir

On June 21, Hetero and Cipla and on July 2 Mylan were given permission to manufacture and market the drug on the same conditions

21 Jul 2020 10:01 AM

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AIIMS to start human trials of Covaxin today

The Ethics Committee had raised few concerns in the protocol submitted for carrying out of the trial, according to Dr Sanjay Rai

20 Jul 2020 12:20 PM

Russia's UK ambassador rejects coronavirus vaccine hacking allegations

Andrei Kelin said that there was no sense in the allegations made last week by the United States, Britain and Canada

19 Jul 2020 3:33 PM

Zydus Cadila to end COVID-19 vaccine trial in 2021

Cadila’s vaccine candidate, known as ZyCov-D, is one of dozens being developed around the world to fight the coronavirus pandemic

17 Jul 2020 3:24 PM

Russia to mass-produce its experimental COVID-19 vaccine

The first human trial of the vaccine, a month-long test on 38 people, ended this week, and Phase III trial is set to begin in August

16 Jul 2020 8:26 PM

Chinese firm SinoPharm boasts about using workers to 'pre-test' vaccine

The company’s claim that 30 ‘special volunteers’ rolled up their sleeves for pre-test without a government approval raises ethical concerns

16 Jul 2020 1:02 PM

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More than 150 countries sign up to ensure fair distribution of COVID vaccine

However, the Gavi alliance might also allow the 70 rich countries among this 150 to stockpile the vaccine for their own citizens

16 Jul 2020 11:39 AM

Gilead starts testing inhaled version of remdesivir for COVID-19

Gilead also plans to start additional clinical trials to evaluate remdesivir when used in combination with anti-inflammatory medicines

09 Jul 2020 9:10 AM

Central government MoST likely very confused over COVID-19 vaccine

Ministry of Science & Technology says a vaccine is unlikely before 2021, and then redacts statement

06 Jul 2020 10:47 AM

Prithviraj Chavan questions ICMR plans for vaccine by Aug 15

To support his claims, Chavan referred to article in New York Times saying “Can a vaccine for Covid-19 be developed in record time?”

05 Jul 2020 11:44 AM

Amid criticism, ICMR defends move to fast-track COVID-19 vaccine trial

ICMR said that the letter by DG Dr Balram Bhargawa was intended to cut unnecessary red tape, without bypassing any necessary process.

04 Jul 2020 10:26 PM

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