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moderna vaccine: What we know about Japan’s contaminated Moderna COVID-19 vaccine supplies

Japan’s COVID-19 vaccination push has been dealt a blow by widening reports of contamination in supplies of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine. Here are some key...

Saudi Arabia to reopen borders for vaccinated umrah pilgrims

Saudi Arabia will begin accepting vaccinated foreigners wanting to make the umrah pilgrimage, authorities said Sunday, a move that will boost an economy hit by...

United States buys 200 mln more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech said on Friday the U.S. government has purchased 200 million additional doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to help with...

How does the Delta variant dodge the immune system? Scientists find clues

The variant of the coronavirus can evade antibodies that target certain parts of the virus, according to a new study published Thursday in Nature. The...

FDA to add warning about rare heart inflammation to Pfizer, Moderna vaccines

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it plans to move quickly to add a warning about rare cases of heart inflammation in...

WHO grants emergency approval to 2nd Chinese COVID vaccine

The World Health Organization has issued an emergency use listing for the COVID-19 vaccine made by Sinovac for adults 18 and over, the second such...

CDC ramps up research on highly contagious variant from India

Federal Health officials are ramping up their surveillance of the highly transmissible Covid-19 variant first identified in India as experts warn that under-vaccinated areas in...

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...

EU throws weight behind Pfizer-BioNTech and new technology

In a stinging rebuke to pharma giant AstraZeneca, the European Union on Wednesday announced plans to negotiate a massive contract extension for Pfizer-BioNTech‘s COVID-19 vaccine...

EU regulator approves Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

The European Union‘s medicines regulator approved the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Thursday — the fourth jab to get the green light for...

Covid vaccine: Does the Covid-19 vaccine stop transmission?

How to understand the difference between vaccination to prevent covid-19 and shots to halt infection. The purpose of the Covid-19 vaccines is to prevent death...

American experts consider granting Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine emergency use approval

WASHINGTON:US experts met Thursday to assess whether to grant emergency approval for Pfizer-BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine and allow America to become the next country to move...