SL grants approval for Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine's emergency use

Colombo |Friday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

Sri Lankan authorities on Friday granted approval for the emergency use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, Minister for Pharmaceutical Production and Regulation Channa Jayasumana said.

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Africa CDC opens Covid vaccines pre-order programme

Addis Ababa |Friday, 2021 9:15:06 AM IST

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), has announced the commencement of Covid-19 vaccines pre-order program for all African Union (AU) members.

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Hasina thanks Modi for Covid-19 vaccine

Dhaka |Friday, 2021 1:15:06 PM IST

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending 20 lakh doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines to assist the country in its fight against th

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Covid-19 vaccine development process to be showcased in Republic Day parade

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

The making of vaccines against the deadly Covid-19 virus will be showcased during the Republic Day parade on January 26 at Rajpath in New Delhi.

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Vaccine hesitancy quite high in Delhi-NCR, reveals survey

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

According to a survey conducted by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), about 20 per cent respondents are certain about not taking the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Covid vaccine acceptance in Telangana drops to 57 per cent

Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

The Covid vaccine acceptance rate among targeted beneficiaries in Telangana slumped to 57 per cent on Thursday, the fourth day of vaccination in the state.

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BHU scientists test new vaccine for Kala-Azar

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Scientists of the School of Biochemical Engineering of IIT-BHU, in collaboration with the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), BHU, have tested a vaccine for Kala-Azar, which is a major health challen

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Amazon urges Biden to prioritise its workers for Covid-19 vaccine

San Francisco |Thursday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

In a letter addressed to US President Joe Biden, Amazon has said that its essential workers who cannot work from home should receive the Covid-19 vaccine at the "earliest appropriate" time.

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Russia ready to start delivering Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine to Philippines

Europe | January 21, 2021 4:13:05 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], January 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Ambassador to Manila Marat Pavlov held talks with Philippine Secretary of Health Francisco Duque on the potential use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine a

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Japan to receive Pfizer vaccine for 72 mn people

Tokyo |Thursday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

The Japanese government has signed agreements with US pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. to receive the drugmaker's Covid-19 vaccine doses enough for a total of 72 million people within this year, the

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UAE authorises emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19

Middle East | January 21, 2021 5:13:13 PM IST

Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorized emergency use of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) conf

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Beneficiary dies after taking vaccine in K'taka, report awaited

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

A total of four people have died following immunisation against coronavirus till now, but the death of three of them have been found to be not related to the vaccination, while the post-mortem report

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