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Covid 19 vaccine

Sep 17, 2020 19:49
COVAX is co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, and the World Health Organization. read more
Sep 16, 2020 14:45
The UAE authorities said 31,000 volunteers, representing 125 nationalities have been administered the vaccine during the trial. Apart from mild side-effects, no severe illness has been reported so far. read more
Sep 16, 2020 08:28
The DCGI, however, put certain conditions like taking extra care during screening, providing additional information in informed consent and close monitoring for adverse events during follow-up of the study which have to be “scrupulously” followed by Serum Institute of India (SII). read more
Sep 16, 2020 05:47
As per the release issued by the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), under the signed agreement between CSIR- CCMB and Aurobindo Pharma, Aurobindo will partner with CSIR for the development of several novel Covid-19 vaccines. read more
Sep 15, 2020 16:07
The WHO has praised AstraZeneca’s decision to put its vaccine trials on hold, while Chinese official says vaccine may be available for public use in November 2020. read more
Sep 15, 2020 14:06
“India’s willingness to play big role in manufacturing vaccines, send some of these to developing countries will be critical,” Bill Gates added. read more
Sep 15, 2020 07:14
A phase III trial of a Covid-19 inactivated vaccine developed by Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Sinopham began in the UAE in July and is yet to be completed. read more
Sep 13, 2020 18:37
Will be happy to take the first dose of the vaccine, the health minister said as he was interacting through Sunday Samvaad, his new social media interaction programme. read more
Sep 13, 2020 11:16
AstraZeneca, one of the frontrunners in this endeavour, received a setback when the trial of its vaccine candidate was paused.The trials have now been resumed and the world is waiting with bated breath to how the vaccines will be delivered to them. read more
Sep 12, 2020 16:38
Animal trials of Covaxin have been successful and the results showed positive immune response. read more
Sep 12, 2020 10:56
Covaxin, developed by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Bharat Biotech, is being tested at 12 institutes across India. read more
Sep 12, 2020 05:43
Earlier this month, Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Frazier had said the company aims to start human trials on one of its Covid-19 vaccine candidates “fairly soon,” with a second vaccine candidate likely to begin trials later this year. read more
Sep 09, 2020 23:53
Shares of AstraZeneca tumbled more than 8% in after-hours US trading following the announcement. Shares of rival vaccine developers rose with Moderna Inc. gaining more than 4%, and Pfizer around 1%. read more
Sep 09, 2020 17:49
Serum Institute of India has signed an agreement to mass produce the Oxford vaccine. read more
Sep 09, 2020 17:10
AstraZeneca said it has paused global trials, including large late-stage trials, of its experimental coronavirus vaccine due to an unexplained illness in a study participant. read more