Trudeau announces vaccine pact as Canada surpasses 150,000 Covid cases

Others | September 26, 2020 2:12:14 AM IST

Toronto [Canada], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced that his government has entered into an agreement with British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca

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Before vaccine comes, global death toll may hit 2 mn: WHO

Geneva |Saturday, 2020 9:45:08 AM IST

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the global coronavirus death toll could hit two million before an effective vaccine is widely used.

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US vaccine shows strong immune response to Covid in clinical trials

US | September 26, 2020 5:12:17 AM IST

Washington [US], September 26 (ANI/Sputnik): The US pharmaceutical and medical device company Johnson and Johnson has developed a vaccine that in the early trials showed a strong immune response to th

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Aus researchers to begin human trials of DNA Covid-19 vaccine

Sydney |Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST

A research team led by the University of Sydney in Australia will start human trials of a Covid-19 DNA vaccine, the varsity announced on Friday.

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UK volunteers could be injected with coronavirus to test vaccines

London |Friday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST

The UK could be the first country in the world to carry out Covid 'challenge trials', where healthy volunteers would be deliberately infected with coronavirus to test possible vaccines, a report said.

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New York to review coronavirus vaccine approved by Trump

US | September 25, 2020 4:12:17 AM IST

New York [US], September 25 (ANI/Sputnik): New York State will conduct its own review of any coronavirus vaccine endorsed by the White House amid concerns that President Donald Trump was fast-tracking

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Trump calls FDA plan to tighten guidelines for COVID-19 vaccine approval 'political move'

US | September 24, 2020 6:12:15 AM IST

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Donald Trump ON Wednesday (local time) said that his administration may or may not approve a proposal from the Food and Drug Administration (F

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US states to get USD 200 million to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to high-risk people: Trump

US | September 24, 2020 5:42:11 AM IST

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration is providing USD 200 million to all US states to prepare for the distribution of a novel cor

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4th large-scale Covid-19 vaccine trial underway in US

Washington |Thursday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST

A fourth Phase 3 clinical trial in the US to evaluate an investigational Covid-19 vaccine was underway and has started enrolling adult volunteers, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced.

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The Indian royals who modelled for first vaccine in the world

London |Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST

Krishnaraja Wodiyar III was the new ruler of the southern Indian kingdom of Mysore when Devajammani arrived at the royal court in 1805, to marry him. Both of them were 12 years of age.

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Efficacy of COVID vaccine may land between 50-100%: ICMR

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely to remain between 50 to 100 per cent, however, they are trying for 100 per cent efficien

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No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

Geneva |Wednesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST

World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any single Covid-19 vaccine now in development will work.

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