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Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, right, speaks as his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal Bin Farhan Al Saud listens during a joint press conference after their meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Saudi Foreign Minister arrived in Islamabad on a day-long visit to hold talks with Pakistani leadership to discuss bilateral matters, regional and international issues. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia to work on easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 07:28 PM IST
Saudi Arabia, which bars direct travel from Pakistan, has only approved the AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson vaccines, so anyone arriving without one of those shots is required to quarantine at a cost many Pakistani workers say they cannot afford.
For Pfizer, antibody levels reduced from a median of 7506 Units per millilitre (U/mL) at 21–41 days, to 3320 U/mL at 70 or more days.(Reuters file photo)
For Pfizer, antibody levels reduced from a median of 7506 Units per millilitre (U/mL) at 21–41 days, to 3320 U/mL at 70 or more days.(Reuters file photo)

Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccine antibody levels may wane after 2-3 months: Study

PTI | , London
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2021 02:48 PM IST
The researchers from University College London (UCL) in the UK noted that if the antibody levels carry on dropping at this rate, there are concerns that the protective effects of the vaccines may also begin to wear off, particularly against new variants.
Of the 200 million new doses, the companies expect to deliver 110 million doses by December 31, 2021 and the other 90 million doses no later than April 30, 2022.(Reuters File Photo)
Of the 200 million new doses, the companies expect to deliver 110 million doses by December 31, 2021 and the other 90 million doses no later than April 30, 2022.(Reuters File Photo)

US to receive additional 200 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer-BioNTech

Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 10:30 PM IST
With this, the total number of doses supplied to the US would reach 500 million, under the existing supply agreement.
Union minister of health, Mansukh Mandaviya, informed the Lok Sabha that <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>9,725.15 crore has been spent by the government on the vaccination drive. (ANI Photo/ LSTV)
Union minister of health, Mansukh Mandaviya, informed the Lok Sabha that 9,725.15 crore has been spent by the government on the vaccination drive. (ANI Photo/ LSTV)

Govt’s expert group in talks with Pfizer for their vaccine: Union health min

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2021 04:11 PM IST
  • The US State Department spokesperson Ned Price said on July 14 that the country was ready to send both Pfizer and Moderna vaccines “expeditiously” and was waiting for India's nod.
Syringe and vial are seen in front of the displayed new Pfizer logo in this illustration (Reuters)
Syringe and vial are seen in front of the displayed new Pfizer logo in this illustration (Reuters)

Israel to receive fresh batch of Covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer next month

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2021 08:08 PM IST
Announcing the deal, prime minister Naftali Bennett said the agreement will ensure that Israel, from this moment, receives a continuous supply of Covid-19 vaccines.
In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, a technician inspects filled vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the company's facility in Puurs, Belgium. (AP)
In this March 2021 photo provided by Pfizer, a technician inspects filled vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the company's facility in Puurs, Belgium. (AP)

Pfizer backs booster shots, US experts say no need yet

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 10, 2021 04:28 AM IST
Pfizer has received initial data from an early human study showing that a third dose of its existing coronavirus vaccine is safe and can raise neutralising antibody levels by 5 to 10 fold compared with the original vaccine, the company’s research head Mikael Dolsten said in an interview.
Covid-19 travel update: Seoul tightens social distancing rules, Chile eases curb(Photo by Capturing the human heart. on Unsplash)
Covid-19 travel update: Seoul tightens social distancing rules, Chile eases curb(Photo by Capturing the human heart. on Unsplash)

Covid-19 travel update: Seoul tightens social distancing rules, Chile eases curb

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2021 07:47 AM IST
From South Korea raising social distancing in Seoul to its highest level to US keeping ban on foreign travel, Portugal continuing with curfew, Chile easing curbs and Canada not allowing unvaccinated tourists yet, catch all the travel updates amid Covid-19 here
Syringe and vial are seen in front of the displayed new Pfizer logo in this illustration. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo)
Syringe and vial are seen in front of the displayed new Pfizer logo in this illustration. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo)

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine may require third dose, companies seek approval

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Avik Roy
PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 06:19 AM IST
The ongoing trial, conducted into the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, has shown that a third dose can push antibody levels five to 10 times higher against the said variants of the coronavirus compared to the first two doses alone.
Pfizer CEO Dr Albert Bourla recently said that an agreement with the Indian government regarding the approval of the vaccine in the country is being finalised.(REUTERS)
Pfizer CEO Dr Albert Bourla recently said that an agreement with the Indian government regarding the approval of the vaccine in the country is being finalised.(REUTERS)

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine ‘less effective’ against Delta variant: Israel

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 02:28 PM IST
  • Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is more efficient in giving protection against severe illness and hospitalisation, the data, however, showed
A study by Oxford University recently discovered that mixing Covid vaccines generates robust immune responses against the virus.(Reuters)
A study by Oxford University recently discovered that mixing Covid vaccines generates robust immune responses against the virus.(Reuters)

Germany suggests mix and match of Covid vaccines for better immune response

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 03:54 PM IST
  • The country recommended that people take Pfizer or Moderna as their second jab against Covid-19 four weeks after being administered with AstraZeneca’s shot
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been found to be 96 per cent effective against hospitalisation from the Delta variant after two doses. (AP)
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has been found to be 96 per cent effective against hospitalisation from the Delta variant after two doses. (AP)

All US-authorised Covid-19 vaccines effective against Delta, Fauci explains why

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 02, 2021 02:08 PM IST
AstraZeneca and Johnson and Johnson vaccines are based on very similar platforms like Pfizer, which has been found to be 92 per cent effective against hospitalisation after two doses.
Signs and age groups are shown for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines at a vaccination center in Chula Vista, California.(Reuters)
Signs and age groups are shown for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines at a vaccination center in Chula Vista, California.(Reuters)

Moderna Covid vaccine enters Indian market; Pfizer next, says govt

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Moderna's shot is the fourth vaccine in India after AstraZeneca's Covishield, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Sputnik V developed by Russia's Gamaleya Institute. The country will soon make way for Pfizer's vaccine as well, officials said.
Pfizer's deal with India is being finalised, Pfizer CEO has recently said. (REUTERS)
Pfizer's deal with India is being finalised, Pfizer CEO has recently said. (REUTERS)

'Efforts at highest political, diplomatic level': Govt on deals with Pfizer, J&J

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2021 07:24 PM IST
Once foreign vaccines are added to India's vaccination drive, the speed of vaccination will be further augmented and enhanced, the Centre has told the Supreme Court.
The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to add similar warnings accompanying both vaccines.(REUTERS)
The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to add similar warnings accompanying both vaccines.(REUTERS)

US warns Pfizer, Moderna vaccine recipients to watch for enlarged heart symptoms

ANI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 10:10 AM IST
The CDC release was issued following a day in which the agency's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) began reviewing reports of myocarditis connected with the two vaccines.
The CDC has been investigating cases of heart inflammation mainly in young men for several months. Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
The CDC has been investigating cases of heart inflammation mainly in young men for several months. Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

'Likely link' between rare heart inflammation and Pfizer, Moderna vaccines: CDC

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2021 10:59 PM IST
  • The CDC said in another report that the patients with heart inflammation following vaccination generally recover from the symptoms and do well.
Judge Lynn Hughes also ruled that making vaccinations a condition of employment was not coercion 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni(REUTERS)
Judge Lynn Hughes also ruled that making vaccinations a condition of employment was not coercion 2021. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni(REUTERS)

Federal Judge throws out hospital workers' vaccine requirement challenge

AP | , Houston
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2021 10:26 PM IST
  • In a scathing ruling Saturday, US District Judge Lynn Hughes found that plaintiff Jennifer Bridges’ likening the vaccination requirement to the Nazis' forced medical experimentation on concentration camp captives during the Holocaust to be “reprehensible.”
Vials of the Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine.(Bloomberg)
Vials of the Pfizer Inc.-BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine.(Bloomberg)

Pfizer to start large study to test Covid-19 vaccine in children below 12

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 08, 2021 06:33 PM IST
Pfizer's vaccine has been authorized for use in children as young as 12 in Europe, the United States and Canada.
UK regulator approves Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds (Representational Image)
UK regulator approves Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds (Representational Image)

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine approved for 12 to 15-year-olds in UK

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUN 04, 2021 04:00 PM IST
"We have carefully reviewed clinical trial data in children aged 12 to 15 years and have concluded that the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective in this age group," said June Raine, chief of Britain's medicines regulator.
Pfizer says its engagement with the government of India is on while reports claim that the government may grant indemnity to the drug-maker. (REUTERS)
Pfizer says its engagement with the government of India is on while reports claim that the government may grant indemnity to the drug-maker. (REUTERS)

Explained: What is indemnity for vaccine makers? What Pfizer, Govt say about it

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2021 06:37 PM IST
An agreement with Pfizer is likely to come to fruition soon as consultations regarding indemnity and other issues are going on.
Japan has approved the storage guidelines for the Pfizer vaccine that will allow for month-long storage at 2-8 degrees Celsius (36-46 degrees Fahrenheit) after removal from the freezer, instead of five days.(AP)
Japan has approved the storage guidelines for the Pfizer vaccine that will allow for month-long storage at 2-8 degrees Celsius (36-46 degrees Fahrenheit) after removal from the freezer, instead of five days.(AP)

Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine approved for minors aged 12-15 in Japan: Report

ANI | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2021 11:20 PM IST
Japan approved the Pfizer Covid vaccine dose for persons aged 16 and above in February and has agreements for enough shots for 97 million people.
A cyclist receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Gilles Villeneuve racetrack in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.(Bloomberg)
A cyclist receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Gilles Villeneuve racetrack in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.(Bloomberg)

Pfizer vaccine less effective but protects against variant found in India: Study

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 08:02 AM IST
The study sampled 28 healthcare workers in the city of Orleans. Sixteen of them had received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, while 12 had received one dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
According to the BMC, a total of 30,90,130 citizens in Mumbai have been administered Covid-19 vaccines since the inoculation drive started on January 16. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas(REUTERS)
According to the BMC, a total of 30,90,130 citizens in Mumbai have been administered Covid-19 vaccines since the inoculation drive started on January 16. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas(REUTERS)

Czech Republic vaccine supplier opts out of BMC tender race

PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2021 04:45 PM IST
The Czech Republic-based vaccine supplier, through an email, informed the BMC about the withdrawal of its proposal on Wednesday
Pfizer wants relaxations in the regulatory regime, according to reports.(AFP)
Pfizer wants relaxations in the regulatory regime, according to reports.(AFP)

Pfizer can supply 5 crore vaccines to India in 2021 but conditions apply

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 26, 2021 01:50 PM IST
Pfizer, sources told to PTI, has asked for indemnification from the Centre like it has with around 116 countries in the world, including the United States.
The second source said Pfizer has been consistent in its position on indemnity and is not planning to change its approach for a deal with India.(File photo)
The second source said Pfizer has been consistent in its position on indemnity and is not planning to change its approach for a deal with India.(File photo)

Govt, Pfizer hit an impasse on vaccine indemnity demand

Reuters | , New York/new Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2021 06:36 AM IST
India has not given any manufacturer of a Covid-19 vaccine indemnity against the costs of compensation for any severe side effects, which is a condition Pfizer has obtained in many countries where its shots have already been widely rolled out, including Britain and the US.
Know all about whether your child should get the Covid-19 vaccine or not(Bloomberg)
Know all about whether your child should get the Covid-19 vaccine or not(Bloomberg)

Know all about whether your child should get the Covid-19 vaccine or not

PTI |
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2021 05:06 PM IST
As emergency use authorisation of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine extends to include adolescents between 12 to 15 years of age, here are answers to certain queries parents may have about their teen or preteen getting the Covid-19 vaccine.
Germany plans to ease Covid-19 quarantine for fully-vaccinated travellers(Photo by Sangga Rima Roman Selia on Unsplash)
Germany plans to ease Covid-19 quarantine for fully-vaccinated travellers(Photo by Sangga Rima Roman Selia on Unsplash)

Germany plans to ease Covid-19 quarantine for fully-vaccinated travellers

Reuters |
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2021 03:07 PM IST
Germany to ease Covid-19 quarantine for travellers who have had a coronavirus vaccine approved in the European Union, namely BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson.
Most Covid-19 vaccines worldwide have been authorized for adults.(AP)
Most Covid-19 vaccines worldwide have been authorized for adults.(AP)

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine shots authorised for US children as young as 12

AP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 05:30 AM IST
Pfizer senior vice president Dr. Bill Gruber said the decision to allow use of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for children as young as 12 a watershed moment in the fight against Covid-19.
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