17 Feb 2021
Pfizer and BioNTech, on Wednesday, finalized an agreement to supply the European Union with another 200 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.
05 Feb 2021
Just two days before pharma major Pfizer announced the withdrawal of its application for emergency use authorization of its COVID-19 vaccine in India, an expert panel of the country's drugs regulatory authority had recommended against granting such approval to the firm at this stage.
04 Feb 2021
Health chiefs in the UK on Thursday began what they have described as the world's first clinical trial of patients who will receive different COVID-19 vaccines for their first or second dose, to detect its impact on immunity against coronavirus.
03 Feb 2021
Mexico approved the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V for use on Tuesday, just hours after the publication of early results of an advanced study saying it is about 91 percent effective.
31 Jan 2021
With new coronavirus strains being identified and vaccines yet to be rolled out for the general public, we will have to work out of our homes for many more months.
29 Jan 2021
Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) much-awaited COVID-19 vaccine has reportedly exhibited strong protection against the virus.
27 Jan 2021
US President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced the purchase of additional 200 million doses of coronavirus vaccines as the country reached 25 million COVID-19 infections.
23 Jan 2021
Pfizer on Friday committed to supplying up to 40 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine this year to a World Health Organization-backed effort to provide affordable shots to poor and middle-income countries.
22 Jan 2021
After the first day of the massive coronavirus vaccination drive in India led to disappointing results — the target of inoculating three lakh healthcare workers wasn't met — the country picked pace and 10,43,534 people have now been given the first dose of either Covishield or COVAXIN, data from Health Ministry revealed.
17 Jan 2021
Norway has expressed concern over the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech among older populations as 29 people died after receiving the shot.
09 Jan 2021
Actor Shilpa Shirodkar has revealed that she has received the vaccine dose against coronavirus in Dubai.
08 Jan 2021
New research suggests that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine can protect against a mutation found in two contagious variants of the coronavirus that erupted in Britain and South Africa.
05 Jan 2021
England's 56 million people were ordered to stay at home by Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday, as the United Kingdom struggles to contain a new variant of coronavirus.
01 Jan 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday granted "emergency validation" to the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, making it the first vaccine to be given such an approval by the United Nations body.
27 Dec 2020
Ahead of the grant of emergency approval to a vaccine for COVID-19, the Centre is looking forward to starting a dry run in four states from Monday.
22 Dec 2020
Ugur Sahin, the co-founder and CEO of the German drugmaker BioNTech, displayed confidence that their COVID-19 vaccine can work against the new strain of the coronavirus.
21 Dec 2020
As the vaccine for COVID-19 had just started rolling out, the worrisome news of the coronavirus mutating has started circulating.
18 Dec 2020
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been approved in the United States, outgoing President Donald Trump announced ahead of the nation's drug regulator.
18 Dec 2020
India will reportedly produce around 300 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine called Sputnik V.
15 Dec 2020
The biggest ever vaccination drive in the United States started on Monday, as health workers were given the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine.
13 Dec 2020
Ahead of the licensing of a COVID-19 vaccine, the Delhi government has been working on a plan to conduct vaccinations.
12 Dec 2020
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that COVID-19 vaccines will be provided for free in the state.
12 Dec 2020
With licensing for COVID-19 vaccines expected in the coming weeks, the government has drafted a plan for vaccination campaigns.
12 Dec 2020
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday authorized Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, clearing the way for its mass rollout across the United States.
09 Dec 2020
British medicine regulator on Wednesday advised people with a history of significant allergic reactions against getting the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech.
08 Dec 2020
India may license some COVID-19 vaccines in the next few weeks, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
08 Dec 2020
A 90-year-old woman in the United Kingdom has become the world's first person to receive the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech outside of clinical trials.
06 Dec 2020
United States-based pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has sought emergency approval for its COVID-19 vaccine from India's drug regulator.
02 Dec 2020
The United Kingdom on Wednesday gave emergency approval to Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine, becoming the first Western country to allow mass immunization against the viral disease.
19 Nov 2020
The world, battered by coronavirus pandemic, would get relief as early as Christmas, as the vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech could be out by then, an official from the German company said.
10 Nov 2020
United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German biotech firm BioNTech had on Monday announced that their COVID-19 vaccine candidate is over 90% effective based on initial data from a large study.