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UNICEF said the vaccines are expected to be delivered in the final quarter of 2021.(Reuters)

UNICEF reaches Covid-19 vaccine supply agreement with Moderna

ANI | , Washington Dc
PUBLISHED ON JUN 03, 2021 12:03 AM IST
"Through the supply agreement, UNICEF, along with procurement partners including the PanAmerican Health Organization (PAHO), will have access to up to 34 million doses of the vaccine for around 92 countries and territories in 2021," UNICEF said.
Vaccines being in “limited supply globally” has hampered efforts. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Vaccines being in “limited supply globally” has hampered efforts. (Photo by Vijay Bate/HT Photo)(Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

'Health is a state subject': Centre defends vaccine strategy in 7 points

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2021 02:27 PM IST
  • To counter calls by states across the country on lack of supply of vaccines, the Central government said it is “allotting enough vaccines to the states in a transparent manner as per agreed guidelines”.
Earlier this month the US authorised the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Earlier this month the US authorised the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

US is investigating heart problem in few young vaccine recipients

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 05:11 AM IST
  • The heart problem seems to have occurred predominantly in adolescents and young adults about four days after their second dose of either the Moderna Inc or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, both of which are mRNA vaccines.
This month, Moderna released positive results from trials of a modified vaccine aimed at the South African and Brazilian Covid-19 variants, and of a third dose of its initial vaccine.(AP)
This month, Moderna released positive results from trials of a modified vaccine aimed at the South African and Brazilian Covid-19 variants, and of a third dose of its initial vaccine.(AP)

Moderna to deliver 25 million Covid-19 vaccine doses to Australia by 2022

AFP | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 08:47 PM IST
Moderna will deliver 10 million doses this year and by 2022 deliver 15 million booster shots that are still being tested but meant to neutralize variants of Covid-19, the company and the Australian government said in a statement.
The bloc is slated to receive 10 million of the shots in the January-March period, with deliveries set to accelerate later in the year, the data show.(Reuters)
The bloc is slated to receive 10 million of the shots in the January-March period, with deliveries set to accelerate later in the year, the data show.(Reuters)

EU nations got a third of Moderna Covid-19 shots so far, data show

Bloomberg | | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Gergely Gulyas, the cabinet minister to Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Hungary’s government, published the schedule in defense of a decision to opt out of additional purchases.
The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots must be kept frozen for long-term storage.(Bloomberg)
The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna shots must be kept frozen for long-term storage.(Bloomberg)

Pfizer or Sputnik? Race to inject against Covid prompts calls for choice

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 01:53 PM IST
Doses remain scarce for now, amid a global scramble inflamed by a dispute between the European Union and British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc.
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo a medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Tudor Ranch in Mecca, Calif. Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California will be the outside administrator tasked with ramping up the state's coronavirus vaccine delivery system, which to date has been slow, stilted and plagued by confusion, the state health agency said in a statement Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)(AP)
FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo a medical staff member prepares the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Tudor Ranch in Mecca, Calif. Health insurance giant Blue Shield of California will be the outside administrator tasked with ramping up the state's coronavirus vaccine delivery system, which to date has been slow, stilted and plagued by confusion, the state health agency said in a statement Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)(AP)

Fresh data show toll South African coronavirus variant takes on vaccine efficacy

Reuters | , Chicago
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 07:01 PM IST
  • The vaccines from Novavax Inc and Johnson & Johnson were significantly less effective at preventing Covid-19 in trial participants in South Africa, where the potent new variant is widespread, compared with countries in which this mutation is still rare.
Lonza, whose shares are up 60% this year, has a 10-year contract to supply ingredients to Moderna, including for up to 1 billion doses annually of Covid-19 vaccine.(REUTERS)
Lonza, whose shares are up 60% this year, has a 10-year contract to supply ingredients to Moderna, including for up to 1 billion doses annually of Covid-19 vaccine.(REUTERS)

Lonza confident of 2020 target for Moderna Covid-19 vaccine supply

Reuters | By Reuters| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 30, 2020 09:17 AM IST
New production lines at Lonza’s site in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, aim to start making vaccine ingredients in November, while three lines in Visp, deep in a valley in the Swiss Alps - to supply 300 million vaccine doses annually - should begin delivering by December.
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