Andhra CM directs Covid vaccine distribution plan be drawn up

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed officials to prepare an action plan on storing and distributing a Covid vaccine once it is ready.

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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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Vaccine hopes push gold below Rs 49,000 per 10 gram

Mumbai |Tuesday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST

Futures of gold, which were soaring well above the Rs 50,000 mark till sometime back amid the weak economic scenario, have now started to ease and have fallen below the Rs 49,000-mark amid optimism re

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'Frontline workers will be first to get Covid vaccine', PM tells CMs

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that health and frontline workers will get priority when it comes to getting the Covid vaccine when it arrives, while asking for better centre-state cooper

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Karnataka well prepared for Covid-19 vaccine delivery: Minister

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

Karnataka has identified 29,451 vaccination sites and 10,008 vaccinators as per the norms of the Universal Immunization Programme, Karnataka Health and Family Welfare Minister K Sudhakar said here on

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Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine claimed to be 95% effective

Moscow |Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST

Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has been found to be more than 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 in the second interim analysis of Phase 3 clinical trial data, its developers said on Tuesday.

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Now 'real hope' to end COVID-19 with vaccines: WHO chief

Geneva |Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

"There is now real hope that vaccines, in combination with other tried and tested public health measures, will help to end the pandemic," said the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedr

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Venezuela gets over 5 million doses of 3-in-1 vaccines from UNICEF: President Maduro

US | November 23, 2020 3:13:05 PM IST

Caracas [Venezuela], November 23 (ANI/Sputnik): Venezuela has received over 5 million doses of vaccines against diphtheria, polio, and tetanus, also known as 3-in-1 boosters, from the United Nations C

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Covid vaccine be given first to vulnerable sections: Sadhguru

Bengaluru |Sunday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev on Saturday appealed to give top priority to provide Covid vaccine to high-risk groups including doctors, police personnel and frontline workers managing the outbreak.

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G20 vows to 'spare no effort' to ensure universal access to COVID-19 vaccines

Middle East | November 22, 2020 11:42:47 PM IST

Riyadh [Saudi Arabia], November 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The G20 countries have vowed to make efforts to ensure universal access to COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics, a final statement adopted

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S'pore PM urges affordable vaccine access, better disease surveillance

Singapore |Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST

In his address to the ongoing 12th G20 Summit, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has put forward two suggestions on what member countries could do together, the media reported on Sunday.

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Nepal seeks early availability of Covid-19 vaccines

Kathmandu |Sunday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST

The Nepali government has sent requests to several countries that are producing Covid-19 vaccines seeking their early availability after they are proven to be effective, officials said here on Sunday.

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