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Study: AstraZeneca and Pfizer Vaccine Mix Creates Strong Immune Response
The combination of doses of the Covid-19 vaccines from Pfizer and AstraZeneca generates a strong immune response, according to the results of a study from the University of Oxford, a finding that could allow greater flexibility in the us...
World Health Organization Identifies Issues At Russian Vaccine Plant
World Health Organization released a summary report of its preliminary findings, detailing six issues found during its May 31 to June 4 visit to the Pharmstandard Ufa Vitamin Plant in Ufa, southern Russia.
Chile begins vaccination against covid-19 in minors from 12 years of age
Despite having deployed a heavy immunization processes against covid-19 in the world, Chile has been experiencing a wave of cases for several weeks.
Boris Johnson Delays Reopening After Warning That Thousands Could Die
Boris Johnson has delayed lifting the last COVID-19 restrictions in the UK by a month.
AstraZeneca post-exposure drug reduce the risk of developing Covid-19 by only 33%
AstraZeneca's drug does not prevent symptomatic Covid-19 in people recently exposed to the virus.
Two Doses Mostly Prevent Hospitalisation With Delta Variant: UK Body
Scientists said two jabs of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine stopped the need for in-patient treatment in 96 percent of cases.
Vaccines From Pfizer, AstraZeneca Protect Against Delta Strain
The findings, presented in a research letter published in The Lancet, come as U.K. officials wrestle with whether to delay a lift in pandemic restrictions as the delta variant spreads.
"We Need More": UN Joins Criticism Of G7 Global Covid Vaccine Pledge
On the G7 Covid vaccine plan, head of UN Antonio Guterres said that the world needed to act "with with a logic, with a sense of urgency, and with the priorities of a war economy."
Oxford vaccine inventors recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours
The Oxford University scientists who invented the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine are among those to be honoured by Queen Elizabeth, among a number of recipients who played key roles in Britain’s coronavirus response, the government said on...
France reopens restaurants, bars and borders as COVID-19 rules ease
French people are from Wednesday allowed back into restaurants and bars while foreign travellers with a COVID passport can once more visit the country.
‘Empire 2.0 fantasy’: Boris Johnson pens G7 article on post-Covid world, draws flak for ‘hypocrisy’ and ‘undermining democracy’
Ahead of the G7 summit, British PM Boris Johnson has drawn ridicule for an article in which he seemingly invokes wartime bonhomie to state his vision for a post-Covid world built on “openness, freedom, democracy and free trade.”
South Asian Nations Turn To China, Russia For COVID-19 Vaccine Supplies
Nepal halted inoculations at the end of May amid shortage, while Sri Lanka has been aggressively rolling out China's Sinopharm jab after receiving two million doses in the past week
US, India, China Account For 60% Of 2 Billion Vaccine Doses Distributed Globally: WHO
Senior Advisor to WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Bruce Aylward made the comments at a press briefing on Friday.
"...To Save Lives": US President Biden Unveils International Covid Vaccine Sharing Plan
"We are sharing these doses not to secure favors or extract concessions. We are sharing these vaccines to save lives and to lead the world in bringing an end to the pandemic, with the power of our example and with our values," US Preside...
These seven countries are now using the EU's COVID travel pass
Travellers can use the pass to prove that they are vaccinated, have tested negative, or are vaccinated against COVD-19.
UK in talks with AstraZeneca for modified Covid-19 vaccine to tackle South African variant – British Health Secretary
The UK government is in talks with AstraZeneca over securing doses of its modified Covid-19 vaccine to target a variant of the virus first found in South Africa, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed.
WHO greenlights China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine
China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine "meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing," the UN health body said on Tuesday.
In rich countries, vaccines are making Covid-19 a manageable health issue
For the UK and elsewhere the pandemic’s end is in sight, but less fortunate parts of the world urgently need help
China lashes out at yet another US intelligence investigation into virus origin
China is sensitive to allegations that it could have done more to stop the spread of a pandemic.
Why are COVID vaccines linked to blood clots? Scientists have answers
A group of scientists in Germany claims they have cracked the code as to why AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are causing blood clots.
Germany To Vaccinate Children Over 12 From June 7
Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed that vaccination would not be compulsory and would have no bearing on whether children can attend school or go on holiday.
First man in world to get approved Covid jab is dead: Brit William Shakespeare dies at 81 from a stroke after long illness
William Shakespeare hit global headlines on December 8 after becoming first man in the world to be jabbed . Mr Shakespeare died at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire from illness unrelated to the virus. His family had been thr...
Oxford secretly used cell phone data to track millions as part of government-ordered vaccination study
The UK government has admitted it used phone data to analyse people’s movement patterns without their knowledge as part of a vaccination study, a new report claims. Officials are said to have preserved the subjects’ anonymity.
State-funded UK study says Pfizer, AstraZeneca vaccines are ‘highly effective’ against Indian Covid-19 variant
Two doses of the Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines provide sufficient protection against symptomatic disease from the Indian strain of Covid-19, which is thought to be more vaccine-resistant, a study by Public Health England says.
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