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WHO chief thanks Mansukh Mandaviya for resuming vaccine exports to COVAX pool

Calling it an “important development”, the WHO chief further said India’s contribution will help all COVAX-supported countries reach the 40 per cent vaccination target rate by the end of the year.
Published on Sep 22, 2021 10:56 AM IST

US to share millions of Covid-19 shots with Latin America, Africa and Asia

The US Capitol in Washington, DC, US, on Monday, June 21, 2021.
Published on Jun 21, 2021 10:59 PM IST

UNICEF reaches Covid-19 vaccine supply agreement with Moderna

UNICEF said the vaccines are expected to be delivered in the final quarter of 2021.
Published on Jun 03, 2021 12:03 AM IST

Sinopharm can provide over billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to world: Chairman

Two vaccines from Sinopharm are being used in China, one of which has gained emergency use approval from the World Health Organization, a prerequisite for a vaccine to be included in the COVAX initiative.
Published on Jun 02, 2021 09:29 PM IST

Australia, Spain, Sweden announce Covid-19 vaccine donations to COVAX

Spanish Prime Minister Sanchez, who announced a donation of 15 million doses and 50 million euros to COVAX. REUTERS/Cindy Liu
Published on Jun 02, 2021 06:54 PM IST

India's 'terrible' Covid-19 surge severely impacted global vaccine supply: Covax

Containers of AstraZeneca vaccines under the Covax scheme are loaded onto a truck after arriving at an airport, in San Luis Talpa, El Salvador.
Updated on May 28, 2021 02:50 PM IST

Covax says needs $2 billion more by June for poor countries

Covax welcomed the vaccine pledges made so far by countries such as France, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain, New Zealand and the United Arab Emirates.
Published on May 28, 2021 06:40 AM IST

Covid-19: What you need to know today

Prisoners wait for their turn to receive a dose of the AstraZeneca jab against the coronavirus, during a vaccination campaign at the El-Arjate prison near the capital Rabat.
Updated on May 28, 2021 06:35 AM IST

Malawi burns 20,000 AstraZeneca vaccine doses that expired

Malawi, like many other African countries, has relied on the AstraZeneca vaccine that has been distributed by COVAX and the African Union. (AP Photo/Thoko Chikondi, File)
Updated on May 19, 2021 04:41 PM IST

Gavi hopeful Serum Institute will resume supplies for COVAX by 3rd quarter

Adar Poonawalla, CEO of SII.
Updated on May 18, 2021 11:57 PM IST

Punjab joins COVAX to procure Covid-19 vaccines at affordable prices

Punjab has been lagging behind in administering vaccines to its population. (Photo by Sameer Sehgal /Hindustan Times)
Published on May 13, 2021 07:11 PM IST

WHO chief laments 'shocking imbalance' in Covid-19 shot distribution

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Published on Apr 09, 2021 08:01 PM IST

Asian countries scramble for vaccine supplies after India export curbs

India has not provided details on the length of its export curb but UNICEF, a distributing partner of COVAX, said at the weekend that deliveries are expected to resume by May. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo
Published on Mar 30, 2021 12:47 PM IST

Covax facility to face vaccine supply delay as India plans to limit exports

So far, the WHO-backed COVAX has received 28 million doses of Covishield vaccine, a statement from Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) said.
Updated on Mar 28, 2021 05:11 AM IST

Covax vaccinations bring relief to Africans suffering from Covid-19

Kenyan health workers waiting to receive a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, part of the COVAX mechanism by GAVI (The Vaccine Alliance), to fight against COVID-19 at the Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi on March 5, 2021.
Published on Mar 05, 2021 10:57 PM IST

Covid-19 vaccine deliveries to African nations pick up speed

A nurse prepares a dose of the of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during the vaccination campaign at the Ridge Hospital in Accra, Ghana, March 2, 2021. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko
Published on Mar 03, 2021 06:54 PM IST

'Together in fight against pandemic': PM Modi thanks WHO chief on Covax delivery

India, the largest drug producer in the world, is currently manufacturing two Covid-19 vaccines- Covishield and Covaxin.
Updated on Feb 26, 2021 09:41 PM IST

African Union backs India's call to waive IP rights on Covid-19 drugs

A woman receives a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine during the first rollout of vaccinations in Australia at the Castle Hill Medical Centre in Sydney on February 21, 2021. (Photo by STEVEN SAPHORE / AFP)
Published on Feb 25, 2021 05:42 PM IST

Ghana 1st nation to receive coronavirus vaccines from Covax

This photograph released by UNICEF shows the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines distributed by the Covax Facility arriving at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana.
Published on Feb 24, 2021 08:24 PM IST

Ghana becomes first nation in world to receive Covax vaccines

Airport workers transport on dollies a shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from the Covax global Covid-19 vaccination programme, at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra.
Published on Feb 24, 2021 04:45 PM IST

Rich countries must increase Covid-19 vaccine supply to poor nations

Mexcian President Lopez Obrador accused the wealthiest countries of "hoarding" vaccine supplies.
Published on Feb 24, 2021 05:11 AM IST

WHO chief scientist says India's first shipment under COVAX likely this week

"Many countries around the world are waiting for the distribution to happen as they have been watching vaccination programmes beginning and scaling in high income countries," Dr Swaminathan said.
Published on Feb 22, 2021 10:51 PM IST

Pakistan to get 5.6 million Covid-19 vaccines by March

Gavi/Covax alliance will deliver 2.8 million doses in the first week of March and then the next consignment of 2.8 million doses by the second week.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 07:21 PM IST

Germany pledges additional 1.5 billion euros for Covax, WHO

""We can only get out of the pandemic with vaccinations. We need to make progress on this, at home and abroad,"Olaf Scholz said on Friday.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 09:11 PM IST

EU to double Covax vaccine funding to 1 billion euros

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, left, and European Council President Charles Michel arrive to take part in an online meeting of G7 leaders.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 08:45 PM IST

UK vows to share Covid-19 vaccines ahead of G7 meeting

Boris Johnson will promise to give “the majority of any future surplus vaccines” to the UN-backed COVAX effort to vaccinate the world's most vulnerable people, the British government said.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 06:32 PM IST

Pakistan to get 2.8 million AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine doses via COVAX program

Health Minister Faisal Sultan said that COVAX would provide 2.8 million doses of Oxford AstraZeneca on March 2, enabling the vaccination of older people.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 02:08 PM IST

Mexico gets over 8 lakh AstraZeneca's Covid-19 doses from India

Mexico will next vaccinate adults over the age of 60, a group representing 12% of Mexico's 126 million people.
Published on Feb 15, 2021 07:35 AM IST
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