Tag: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill Gates, the coronavirus and the quest to vaccinate the world

By Megan Twohey and Nicholas Kulish The head of one of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturers had a problem. Adar Poonawalla, chief executive of the...

Recent breakthroughs on COVID-19 vaccines offer ray of hope: UN chief Antonio Guterres

United Nations: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has described the recent breakthroughs towards development of COVID-19 vaccines as a “ray of hope” that needs to...

Covid-19: India to get 100 million Astra vaccine shots by next month | India News

The world’s largest vaccine maker is ramping up production of AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 shot, aiming to have 100 million doses ready by December for an...

India to get 100 million AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccines next month: Serum Institute head

By Chris Kay The world’s largest vaccine maker is ramping up production of AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 shot, aiming to have 100 million doses ready by...

Work from home culture to continue even after pandemic ends: Bill Gates

MUMBAI: The work from home culture has worked well and many companies will continue with the system even after the coronavirus pandemic ends, billionaire philanthropist...

As we get a vaccine approved in the next 4 months, India can play a big role: Bill Gates

Right now there are some great things happening in India. The philanthropists – -whether it is Azim Premji or Piramal Trust or Tata – -many...

Covid vaccine: India’s role in production of COVID-19 vaccine critical in containing pandemic: Bill Gates

NEW DELHI: Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has said India’s willingness to play a “big role” in manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine and allow it to supply to...

EU governments ban malaria drug for COVID-19, trial paused as safety fears grow

PARIS/LONDON/MILAN – European governments moved on Wednesday to halt the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients, and a second global trial was...