May 06, 2021 10:18 am
Researchers who conducted the study stressed, however, that such side effects are extremely rare, and the benefits of the vaccine still outweigh the risks in most situations.
May 01, 2021 6:39 pm
The COVID prevention operations chief, Gen Shavendra Silva stated that presidential advisor Lalith Weeratunga was looking into purchasing the coronavirus vaccines from other country sources.
April 30, 2021 8:33 pm
It is time to support India’s demand for a temporary relaxations for IP laws ensure free and equitable vaccines for all and challenge ‘vaccine nationalism’ by rich countries.
April 28, 2021 1:32 pm
Major pharma companies like Pfizer and Moderna and organisations like the US Chambers of Commerce are opposing such a move.
May 05, 2021 10:52 am
AstraZeneca started delivery of vaccines to the EU in February and under its contract with the bloc, it promised to deliver about 300 million doses by the end of June. However, in mid-March, the company announced a shortfall in vaccine shipment meant for the EU.
April 27, 2021 12:35 pm
Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi in a statement, expressed the dire need for sharing these unused vaccines with India, Argentina, and other hard-hit countries as they experience massive and deadly surges of COVID-19.
April 26, 2021 10:26 pm
The European Commission says it has launched legal action against the UK-Swedish company AstraZeneca for not keeping to its contract for the supply of COVID-19 vaccines.
April 27, 2021 10:00 am
According to Brown University School of Public Health Ashish Jha, the US is “sitting on 35-40 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine Americans will never use”.
April 21, 2021 6:23 pm
No announcement of an halt to the vaccination programme has been made.
April 18, 2021 7:50 am
The person who experienced the very rare event has been treated and is recovering, Canada's health ministry said in a statement, adding that the person lives in the province of Alberta.