Tag: COVAX

S.Korea to mix-and-match Covid-19 vaccine doses for 760,000 people – ET HealthWorld

Seoul: Some 760,000 South Koreans who have received the first dose of AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 vaccine will be offered Pfizer Inc’s vaccine as a second shot due to shipment delays by the global vaccine sharing scheme COVAX, the government said. Several countries, including Canada and Spain, have already approved such dose-mixing mainly due to concerns […]

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US will allocate vaccines : कोवैक्स के तहत भारत को अमेरिकी वैक्सीन में से बड़ा हिस्सा मिलेगा

कोरोना वैक्सीन को दुनिया के हर कोने तक पहुंचाने के लिए संयुक्त राष्ट्र के नेतृत्व में शुरू हुए कोवैक्स COVAX अभियान शुरू किया गया था. इस अभियान के तहत अमेरिका 8 करोड़ वैक्सीन देगा. इसमें से बड़ा हिस्सा भारत को मिलेगा. अमेरिका के स्टेट डिपार्टमेंट के अधिकारियों ने इस बात की जानकारी दी है. COVAX […]

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Chile approves J&J’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use – ET HealthWorld

Chile‘s Institute of Public Health said on Thursday that it had approved the emergency use of Covid-19 vaccine developed by Belgian laboratory Janssen for U.S. pharmaceutical Johnson & Johnson. The single-dose vaccines will arrive through the global COVAX mechanism, which distributes vaccines to low and middle-income countries and is supported by the World Health Organization […]

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G7 likely to donate 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to world, UK says announcement soon

London: The Group of Seven (G7) leaders are expected to announce that they will provide at least 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses to the world through dose sharing and financing, the United Kingdom announced. The UK, which is hosting the G7 summit in southwest England, added it would donate at least 100 million surplus doses […]

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Covax Says Needs $2 Bilion Addition Funding By June For Poor Countries

Covax said it has already delivered 70 million vaccine doses to 126 countries. The Covax global vaccine-sharing programme said Thursday it needs $2.0 billion in additional funding by the beginning of June in order to boost coronavirus inoculation programmes in lower-income countries. “We need an additional $2 billion to lift coverage… up to nearly 30 […]

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Pakistan to rollout locally-made Chinese vaccine PakVac for COVID-19

Islamabad: Pakistan`s state-run National Institute of Health (NIH) has managed to locally produce the first batch of China-made single-dose coronavirus vaccine CanSino. The locally-made Chinese vaccine has been named, PakVac and the first batch of vaccines would be available for administration by the end of this month, Arya News reported. Faisal Sultan, a senior health […]

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Did not export vaccines at the cost of Indians: Adar Poonawalla – ET HealthWorld

Serum Institute of India on Tuesday said that the company did not export Covid-19 vaccines at the cost of Indian citizens and in January when the company had stockpiled vaccines, health experts believed that the tide was turning in India as the daily cases recorded in India was one of the lowest. The statement from […]

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX commitments amidst devastating Covid-19 outbreak, soaring demand in India – ET HealthWorld

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum Institute of India will need to “get back on track and catch up” on its delivery commitments to COVAX, the global initiative to supply coronavirus vaccines to nations around the world. During a daily virtual press briefing […]

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WHO asks rich countries to delay child vax, donate jabs – ET HealthWorld

Rich nations must delay their plans to vaccinate their children and teenagers against Covid-19 and instead donate the jabs to low-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. “In a handful of rich countries, which bought up the majority of the vaccine supply, lower risk groups are now being vaccinated,” WHO director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom […]

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