Odisha forms panels to track adverse events in Covid-19 vaccine programme

Bhubaneswar |Sunday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

The Odisha government has formed committees to track possible adverse events following immunisation of Covid-19 vaccine, said an official on Saturday.

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'Vaccines expected to reach cold chain points in Delhi by Dec-end'

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

As the cold chain points across the country are remodelling themselves to support the storage of the upcoming Covid-19 vaccine, the national capital is expected to receive its first batch of vaccines

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Deve Gowda bats for free Covid vaccine to the poor

Bengaluru |Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST

Lauding the Union government's efforts to get the Covid vaccine rolled out early, former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Friday said the vaccine should be given

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Moderna to make up to 125mn Covid-19 vaccine doses available globally

|Saturday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

US-based drugmaker Moderna has said that it expects to have between 100 million and 125 million doses of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine available globally in the first quarter of 2021.

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Centre promised 1 crore Covid vaccines in phase one: AP CM

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

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday said the Central government has promised 1 crore coronavirus vaccine shots to the state in the first phase.

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BioNTech CEO recounts origin story of Covid vaccine

United Nations |Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 AM IST

Scientists from BioNTech and Astra Zeneca which are at the bleeding edge of coronavirus vaccine development revealed little known details of the origin stories of their frantic race that began early t

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RBI revises FY21 growth to (-)7.5% on current recovery rate, vaccine hopes

Mumbai |Friday, 2020 4:45:07 PM IST

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revised the real GDP growth projection for FY21 upwards to (-) 7.5 per cent on the back signs of faster recovery after the narrowing of the GDP contraction for the

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Facebook to remove fake claims about Covid vaccines

San Francisco |Friday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST

Facebook on Thursday announced to step up its fight against the misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, saying it will remove false claims about these vaccines that have been debunked by public health

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Covid-19 vaccine shipments for NYC as early as Dec 15: Mayor

New York |Friday, 2020 6:15:07 PM IST

New York City is expecting Covid-19 vaccine shipments as early as December 15 and the first batch will prioritize healthcare workers and nursing home residents, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

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S'pore to contribute $5mn to help other nations get Covid-19 vaccines

Singapore |Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST

Singapore on Friday announced its decision to contribute $5 million to support low- and lower-middle-income countries procure Covid-19 vaccines.

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UN special session stresses equity in Covid-19 vaccine distribution

United Nations |Friday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST

Equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, medicines and medical equipment will be secured in global response to the ongoing global pandemic, according to speakers at a special session of the UN General A

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Obama, Bush, Clinton to reassure vaccine safety amid wide sceptism

New York |Friday, 2020 4:45:07 PM IST

After the Democrats disparaged US President Donald Trump's programme to get an anti-coronavirus vaccine ready at warp speed, they are now turning to former Presidents to help convince Americans that i

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