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.
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.
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.
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.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 07:37 PM IST
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2021 06:11 PM IST
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.
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.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 06:02 PM IST
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.