Tag: COVID-19 vaccine

Covid-19: WHO approves emergency use of China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine – ET HealthWorld

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving the way for it to be rolled out globally. The Sinopharm vaccine is produced by Beijing Bio-Institute of Biological Products Co Ltd, a subsidiary of China National Biotec Group (CNBG). “The addition of this vaccine has the potential […]

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WHO approves China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Beijing/Geneva: In a big relief for China, the WHO on Friday finally granted the conditional approval to its Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, a move that could help Beijing step up its vaccine diplomacy amid the surge in coronavirus vaccines in several countries. China has approved about five of its vaccines for emergency use […]

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Delhi oxygen situation improving, says Arvind Kejriwal at high-level COVID-19 review meet

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday (may 6) directed the officials to ensure that following the improvement in the situation of oxygen in Delhi, there should be no death because of the shortage of oxygen in the national capital. During a high-level meeting on the current situation of COVID-19 in Delhi, Chief Minister […]

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Moderna vaccine 96 percent effective in 12-17 year-olds, study shows – ET HealthWorld

Moderna said Thursday its Covid-19 vaccine is 96 percent effective among youths aged 12 to 17, according to the results of its first clinical trials. Two-thirds of the 3,235 participants in trials in the United States received the vaccine and one-third were given a placebo. The study “showed vaccine efficacy against Covid-19 of 96%; mRNA-1273 […]

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रूस की सिंगल डोज Sputnik Light वैक्सीन का उत्पादन भारत में भी होगा, RDIF ने दी जानकारी

रूस की सिंगल डोज कोविड-19 वैक्सीन स्पुतनिक लाइट (Sputnik Light ) का उत्पादन भारत में भी किया जाएगा. रसियन डायरेक्ट इंवेस्टमेंट फंड (आरडीआईएफ) के सीईओ किरिल दिमित्रिव ने एक वर्चुअल न्यूज ब्रीफिंग में कहा, ” स्पुतनिक लाइट का उत्पादन उन देशों में किया जाएगा, जहां स्पुतनिक वी का उत्पादन किया जाएगा. इसमें भारत, कोरिया और […]

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After US nod, EU, NZ too ready to discuss waiver of IPR on vaccines – ET HealthWorld

The Biden administration‘s backing for talks on Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) flexibility for vaccines at WTO has prodded others such as the European Union, a key opponent, out of its waiver hesitancy, but trade negotiators are treading with caution. The move, first proposed by India and South Africa in October, […]

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Telangana CM K Chandrashekhar Rao rules out lockdown, says it cripples public life and economy

Hyderabad: At a time when most of the states are imposing lockdown during to rising numbers in covid-19 cases, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) has emphatically said that lockdown would not be imposed in the state. He added that imposition of lockdown would bring hardships to many and lead to total collapse of […]

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COVID-19: Russia approves single-dose ‘Sputnik Light’ vaccine, effective against all new strains

Moscow: Russian developers of the Sputnik V vaccine on Thursday said that their single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 per cent efficacy against the COVID-19 and it has proven effective against all new strains of coronavirus. Sputnik Light is the first component (recombinant human adenovirus serotype number 26 (rAd26)) of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, […]

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Moderna raises 2021 sales forecast for Covid-19 vaccine to $19.2 billion – ET HealthWorld

Moderna Inc raised its 2021 sales forecast for its Covid-19 vaccine by 4.3% to $19.2 billion on Thursday, reflecting demand from countries looking to return to normalcy through rapid inoculation. Earlier this week, larger rival Pfizer Inc said it expects $26 billion in sales of its Covid-19 vaccine this year. Moderna had in February forecast […]

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