April 13, 2021 5:15 pm
US federal distribution channels, including mass vaccination sites, will pause the use of the JJ shot and states and other providers are expected to follow.
April 12, 2021 1:04 am
Owing to a shortage of vaccines, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had suspended the vaccination drive in 71 centres in private hospitals in the city on Friday for three days.
February 14, 2021 8:30 am
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 15 states and Union territories began administering the second dose on Saturday
December 28, 2020 4:29 pm
In a series of explainers, the World Health Organisation (WHO) elaborated on how vaccines are developed and stored and thereafter shipped
September 25, 2020 6:00 pm
China has promoted the construction of vaccine testing facilities and manufacturing plants, and assigned independent monitors for their assembly. China has 11 vaccine candidates in human trials, with four of them currently in the third and final trials.
September 24, 2020 11:13 pm
Before the first vial of COVID-19 vaccine is ready, mechanism to track its progress must be put in place
September 02, 2020 9:43 am
The decision to go it alone, first reported by The Washington Post, follows the White House's decision in early July to pull the United States out of the WHO. Trump claims the WHO is in need of reform and is heavily influenced by China.
July 30, 2020 5:44 pm
“This gives us confidence that we can test a single-shot vaccine in this epidemic and learn whether it has a protective effect in humans,” Dr. Paul Stoffels, J&J’s chief scientific officer, told Reuters in a telephone interview.
May 19, 2020 7:21 am
Moderna shares surged as much as 30% in New York, hitting an all-time intraday high of $87. Broader markets rose as well, with the S&P 500 gaining 3.1% as the confident tone on vaccine candidates from Moderna, the University of Oxford and China added to confidence that scientists have the tools to stop the virus.
April 28, 2020 6:58 pm
While human challenge trials are not new, they are usually carried out in developing medications for diseases which are considered less lethal and have been better understood by scientists over the years, such as malaria.