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Covid 19 vaccine

Oct 15, 2020 11:07
19% companies, meanwhile, said they were ‘very unprepared.’ The poll was conducted in mid-September by the International Air Cargo Association and Pharma Aero. read more
Oct 14, 2020 18:28
Russia in August became the first country to grant regulatory approval for a Covid-19 vaccine, doing so before large-scale trials were complete, to the concern of some in the global scientific community. read more
Oct 08, 2020 17:03
The researchers, including those from the University of York in the UK, noted that most vaccines under development worldwide have been modelled on the original ‘D-strain’ of the virus, which were more common amongst sequences published early in the pandemic. read more
Oct 08, 2020 13:32
  Some vaccine frontrunners are in advanced stages of trial and could hit the market by early next year, making the task of securing “last mile connectivity” and ensuring that nothing goes wrong before the shot is administered more urgent. read more
Oct 08, 2020 08:49
Instead of jumping straight to a large-scale trial, Dr Reddy’s has been advised to consider a small trial. read more
Oct 07, 2020 18:09
Indian manufacturers recently pledged to make hundreds of millions of Covid-19 doses available for low- and middle-income nations in 2021 as part of an expanded distribution effort that again demonstrated Indian’s global leadership. read more
Oct 07, 2020 15:13
India’s Covid-19 case count rose to 67.57 lakh with 72,049 new cases in a day, while 57,44,693 people have recovered so far pushing the national recovery rate to 85.02%, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Wednesday. read more
Oct 06, 2020 20:11
Nine experimental vaccines are in the pipeline of the WHO-led COVAX global vaccine facility that aims to distribute 2 billion doses by the end of 2021. read more
Oct 06, 2020 14:15
Hundreds of thousands of essential workers and other groups considered at high risk in China have been given locally-developed vaccines even as clinical trials had not been fully completed, raising safety concerns among experts. read more
Oct 05, 2020 17:05
Global collaboration is paramount, said India’s health minister Harsh Vardhan, who is also the executive board chairman of the World Health Organisation. read more
Oct 04, 2020 21:56
Once an effective vaccine is manufactured, there will be legal battles over patent which will make its distribution difficult, India and South Africa have pointed out. read more
Oct 04, 2020 17:11
State governments will identify population who will receive the vaccine shot first. The Centre may allow corporates to procure vaccine parallelly. read more
Oct 04, 2020 15:31
Our rough estimate and target would be to receive and utilise 400-500 million doses for 20 crore people by July 2021, the health minister said. read more
Oct 04, 2020 00:44
Currently, there are over 320 vaccine candidates in development across the world, with about 30 just from India. Two vaccines developed by India biotech companies and government institutes have already entered phase II human trials. read more
Oct 03, 2020 23:56
The officials explained that the plan to allow companies secure vaccine doses is being considered because the government wants to ensure there is no disruption of key economic activities. read more