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By admin On Thursday, January 21st, 2021
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‘Pharmacy of the world’: India exports first Covid-19 vaccines to neighboring nations

India’s Ministry of External Affairs has exported its first batches of Covid-19 vaccines to partner nations Bhutan and the Maldives. The first jab New Delhi is shipping is the AstraZeneca one. Anurag Srivastava, More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
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‘Vaccines are not going to do the heavy lifting’ in tackling Covid-19 infection rates, UK govt scientific adviser warns

UK government Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance has warned that the country cannot rely on the vaccine rollout to do the “heavy lifting” to ease the pressure on the NHS and to reduce Covid-19 infections More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
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World on the brink of ‘catastrophic moral failure’ as equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines at ‘serious risk’ – WHO chief

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that the ‘me-first approach’ is leaving the poorest and most vulnerable people in the world at serious risk as richer nations scramble for Covid-19 vaccine More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Chinese Covid-19 vaccines will offer at least 6 months of immunity & are safe for kids, drugmaker says

The chairman of a Chinese vaccine producer has said that its jabs provide protection against Covid-19 for at least six months, but the firm will continue to monitor trial participants to see how much longer immunity More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Scientists think vaccines will work on Brazilian Covid variant, says UK minister defending delayed South American travel ban

The UK transport minister has said there is confidence within the scientific community that existing vaccines will be effective against the new variant of Covid found in Brazil, after Britain banned all travel from More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2021
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Norway Links 13 Deaths to Pfizer Vaccine’s Side Effects

Those reported to have died were all elderly and frail. The Norwegian Medicines Agency urged, therefore, that it should be reconsidered whether to vaccinate the very weakest, despite claiming that the vaccine has More...

By admin On Thursday, January 14th, 2021
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London mayor ‘hugely concerned’ capital isn’t getting its ‘fair share’ of Covid-19 vaccines

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has expressed his concern that the capital is not getting enough coronavirus vaccines, as the city’s healthcare system battles against soaring Covid-19 hospitalisations. The NHS has More...

By admin On Monday, January 11th, 2021
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The government are sending mixed messages on vaccines and elections

On Sunday’s Westminster Hour, Conservative MP Steve Brine said that the local elections in London and elsewhere would “Almost certainly” be delayed due to ongoing Covid measures and restrictions. More...

By admin On Sunday, January 10th, 2021
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Putin, Merkel Discuss Possibility for Joint Production of COVID-19 Vaccines, Kremlin Confirms

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed cooperation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, putting an emphasis on possible prospects of joint More...

By admin On Sunday, January 10th, 2021
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Covid-19: Twitter removes tweet by Iran’s supreme leader calling foreign vaccines ‘untrustworthy’

Covid-19: Twitter removes tweet by Iran’s supreme leader calling foreign vaccines ‘untrustworthy’ Ali Khamenei had suggested French and British vaccines could be used to infect Iranians  More...