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Afghanistan Taliban Crisis: Taliban-Afghanistan crisis shocks Malala; activist says she’s ‘deeply worried’ for women, minorities

Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, who became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner at the age of 17 in 2014, took to Twitter to express shock...

India in touch with EU members for reciprocal acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines: MEA

India has said it expects other EU countries to accept made in India COVID-19 vaccines and treat people vaccinated in India at par with those...

UK hits vaccine milestone, warns of ‘deadly’ misinformation

Three-quarters of Britain’s adult population has received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, the government said Wednesday, as it warned that “deadly” misinformation...

How the EU and AstraZeneca ended up in court, and what next

The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against Anglo-Swedish drugmaker for not respecting its contract for the supply of COVID-19 vaccines, and for not having...

AstraZeneca woes grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the African Union dropped plans to buy the shot amid global shortages,...

Covid-19: Interim clinical efficacy of Covaxin is 81%, says Bharat Biotech | India News

HYDERABAD: India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has demonstrated an 81% efficacy in preventing Covid-19 after the second dose, as per the interim results of...

Covid vax price to be capped at R250/dose at private hospitals | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100,...

No data on efficacy of India’s Covid vaccines against South African, Brazilian variants: Scientists | India News

NEW DELHI: Preliminary research shows the two vaccines against Covid-19 approved in India are effective against the UK variant of the novel coronavirus but there...

What is behind fears that UK coronavirus variant is more lethal?

LONDON: British scientists have said the UK variant of the coronavirus that is behind a surge in COVID-19 infections there may be not only more...

From factory to faraway village: Behind India’s mammoth vaccination drive | India News

KORAPUT: Reena Jani rose early, finished her chores in the crisp January cold and walked uphill to the road skirting her remote tribal hamlet of...

sinovac coronavirus vaccine: Explainer: What’s behind varying efficacy data for Sinovac’s coronavirus vaccine?

New efficacy data from Brazil on Sinovac‘s COVID-19 vaccine, for which there are now four widely different success rates, raised more questions than answers, as...

Europe vaccine effort gets boost as Asia battles clusters

London: Europe rushed to bulk buy more coronavirus vaccine doses and approved more drugs on Friday, as millions in China and Australia faced tough restrictions...

England goes into new lockdown as COVID-19 variant rampages

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ordered England into a new national lockdown to contain a surge in COVID-19 cases that threatens to...

Explained: Where does the world stand in the race for a coronavirus vaccine?

India on Friday became the fourth country to approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, authorising the vaccine’s rollout in coming weeks...

Covid-19: Oxford vaccine may get nod in a few days | India News

NEW DELHI: India is likely to see the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine being approved for emergency use in next few days as the updated data submitted by...

Insurers, drugmakers sail into unknown with COVID vaccine rollout

LONDON: Speedy global delivery of COVID-19 vaccines by air and sea in ultra cold conditions will lead to a jump in cargo insurance rates and...

AstraZeneca hitches ride with Russia’s Sputnik in vaccine race

AstraZeneca will start clinical trials to test a combination of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine with Russia’s Sputnik V shot aimed at boosting the efficacy of...

President Trump set to sign vaccine decree after questions raised on supply

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump plans to issue a decree Tuesday aimed at granting Americans priority access to certain vaccines, but faced questions over whether the...

UK appoints vaccines minister to oversee COVID inoculations

LONDON: The British government appointed a vaccines minister on Saturday as it prepares to inoculate millions of people against the coronavirus, potentially starting within days....

UK to end lockdown on Dec 2, to implement Covid Winter Plan until March 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday confirmed that the complete stay-at-home lockdown in England will end on December 2, from when a tough new...

India has initiated an integrated response against COVID-19 pandemic: Vardhan

NEW DELHI: From development of indigenous vaccines to novel point-of-care diagnostics, India has initiated an integrated response to overcome the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Union minister...

astrazeneca: Oxford Covid-19 vaccine doing ‘everything expected’, independent study finds

London: The Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine undergoing Phase III clinical trials with British pharma giant AstraZeneca is doing “everything expected” which means good news in...

Making a Covid vaccine is tough. So is shipping one at -80 degree Arctic temperatures

By David Gelles Many things will have to work out to end the coronavirus pandemic. Drug companies will have to develop a safe and effective...

AstraZeneca setback delivers a harsh reality check on vaccine risks

By Lisa Du One of the most promising coronavirus vaccines has stumbled, delivering a reality check about the odds of clinical development and the safety...

Oxford Coronavirus vaccine: DCGI asks Serum Institute to revise protocol for phase 2, 3 trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine | India News

NEW DELHI: A CDSCO expert panel has sought clarifications from Serum Institute of India (SII) over its application to the Drugs Controller General of India...