Articles about GAVI

COVID-19 spike in India will hit global vaccine supply: Gavi

06 Apr 2021

World
COVID-19 spike in India will hit global vaccine supply: Gavi

India, which is experiencing a sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, is now likely to make available a smaller number of vaccines to the rest of the world, the head of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization has said.

Biden to announce $4 billion commitment to COVID-19 vaccine-sharing campaign

19 Feb 2021

World
Biden to announce $4 billion commitment to COVID-19 vaccine-sharing campaign

US President Joe Biden will on Friday announce a massive $4 billion commitment to the global COVID-19 vaccine alliance with the goal of inoculating vulnerable populations and reach those without other options, the White House said.

Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

05 Dec 2020

World
Coronavirus: WHO eyeing half-billion vaccine doses by 2021's first quarter

With encouraging news about the coronavirus vaccine trickling in, the World Health Organization said on Friday that it is expecting nearly half a billion doses will be available for distribution by the first quarter of 2021 under the global COVAX initiative.

Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

15 Sep 2020

World
Not herd-immunity; vaccine critical for ending pandemic, says Bill Gates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said that a vaccine for COVID-19 is critical and the herd immunity strategy cannot end the pandemic.

US won't participate in WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine effort

02 Sep 2020

World
US won't participate in WHO-led global coronavirus vaccine effort

The United States, the worst-affected country in the pandemic, on Tuesday said it won't be participating in the global effort to develop and distribute coronavirus vaccine because it is led by World Health Organization (WHO).

All you need to know about WHO's global COVAX initiative

25 Aug 2020

World
All you need to know about WHO's global COVAX initiative

With little hope that the coronavirus pandemic is going to slow down any time soon, all eyes are on the development of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2.

India likely to have COVID-19 vaccine by December: Adar Poonawalla

11 Aug 2020

India
India likely to have COVID-19 vaccine by December: Adar Poonawalla

India should have a vaccine to exit the COVID-19 pandemic by the end of this year.

Serum Institute's COVID-19 vaccines will come at $3 per dose

07 Aug 2020

India
Serum Institute's COVID-19 vaccines will come at $3 per dose

In a major development, the Serum Institute of India has confirmed that the price of its foreign-licensed COVID-19 vaccines will be capped at $3 per dose in low-to-middle-income nations.

Meet Adar Poonawalla, the man bringing COVID-19 vaccines to India

24 Jul 2020

Business
Meet Adar Poonawalla, the man bringing COVID-19 vaccines to India

In the fight against COVID-19, or should we say the worst health crisis of our time, several institutes/organizations are racing to develop vaccines, anti-viral treatments.

Bill Gates warns COVID-19 could turn into 'deadlier pandemic'

12 Jul 2020

Technology
Bill Gates warns COVID-19 could turn into 'deadlier pandemic'

The COVID-19 crisis continues to wreak havoc around the world as the global coronavirus cases surge past 1.2 crore.

COVID-19: Who will be the first ones to get vaccinated?

26 Jun 2020

World
COVID-19: Who will be the first ones to get vaccinated?

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc around the world, leaving everyone desperate for a vaccine - a much-needed shot that prevents contraction or at least mitigates the severe impact of the novel coronavirus.