Iran expects to get 41 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine via several channels

Asia | November 26, 2020 1:13:04 AM IST

Tehran [Iran], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran is planning to get 41 million doses of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease via different channels for about 20 million people, the country's heal

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Ahmedabad Sola Civil hospital to conduct trials of Bharat Biotech vaccines shortly

Gandhinagar |Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 AM IST

The covidcare hospital in Ahmedabad, Sola Civil hospital will be carrying out trials for the Make in India vaccines for the Global pandemic Corona from Bharat Biotech Limited shortly. The hospital rec

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'Hang on!': Biden urges Americans to avoid big Thanksgiving, wait for vaccine

New York |Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 AM IST

US president-elect Joe Biden renewed his call to Americans to "hang on!", mask up and limit social gatherings until the coronavirus vaccine is available at population scale.

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Philippines logs 1,392 new COVID-19 cases, plans to buy 2 million doses of vaccine from AstraZeneca

Asia | November 26, 2020 2:42:40 PM IST

Manila [The Philipines], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Thursday reported 1,392 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the total number in

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BJP promises Covid vaccine to all in Hyd civic body poll

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its manifesto for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls, promising corona vaccine and testing to all as per the Central government

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Global availability of Covid vaccine for public only by mid-2021: Moody's

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST

While recent news about the high effectiveness of two coronavirus vaccines is a promising sign in the effort to combat the pandemic, a vaccine for Covid-19 will not be widely distributed before mid-20

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Apollo to give 1 million Covid vaccines a day

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST

Apollo Hospitals are gearing up to give one million vaccines a day once it is available across India through its hospitals, clinics, health centres, pharmacies and Apollo 24|7.

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UN still in discussion on Russian offer of free coronavirus vaccines for its staff

US | November 25, 2020 2:12:34 AM IST

New York [US], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Months after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an offer to provide free Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines to all the United Nations staff worldwide, UN spokespe

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EU to approve new COVID-19 vaccine contract

Brussels |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST

The European Union (EU) will give the green light to a new vaccine contract in its bid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

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S. Korea joins CEPI to support vaccine research

Seoul |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

South Korea joined the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Initiative (CEPI) and pledged to donate US$3 million this year to help develop vaccines for COVID-19 and other emerging epidemics, the foreig

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Markets zoom on hopes of Covid vaccine in India; banking stocks rise (Roundup)

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST

Optimism over the introduction of an Civod-19 vaccine in India along with continued foreign fund inflows boosted the Indian stock markets on Tuesday.

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K'taka to adopt decentralised models for vaccine delivery

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

Karnataka will adopt decentralised models that are followed during elections and disaster management, as part of its logistical system to deliver Covid vaccines to the needy in the state, state Home M

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