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Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

21 Dec 2020

India
Indian experts to meet over new coronavirus strain in UK

The top advisory body of the Union Health Ministry will meet on Monday to discuss the new variant of coronavirus, which has forced the United Kingdom to impose new restrictions during the holiday season and prompted other European nations to ban travel from the country.

FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

18 Dec 2020

World
FDA advisors recommend Emergency Use Authorization of Moderna vaccine

The US Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel, comprising external experts, has given an emergency use approval to Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, making it the second drug after Pfizer to receive such an authorization in less than a week.

US angling to secure more of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine

17 Dec 2020

World
US angling to secure more of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine

U.S. officials have said that they are actively negotiating for additional purchases of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine after they missed the chance to lock in a contract this summer since it was still unclear how well the shots would work.

Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

14 Nov 2020

World
Days after upsetting results, Trump comes close to conceding defeat

Refusing to concede defeat for days now, US President Donald Trump came closest ever to accepting his fate on Friday, by blurting that "time will tell" if he remains at the helm of the most powerful nation or not.

Trump says Pfizer withheld announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before election

10 Nov 2020

World
Trump says Pfizer withheld announcement on COVID-19 vaccine before election

United States President Donald Trump has accused pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the US Food and Drug Administration of delaying the announcement on a COVID-19 vaccine until after the 2020 Presidential election.

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial's volunteer dies, testing to continue

22 Oct 2020

World
AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial's volunteer dies, testing to continue

A volunteer involved with the trial of coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University has died, Brazil's health authority Anvisa informed on Wednesday.

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).

Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine goes into mid-stage human trials: Details here

17 Aug 2020

World
Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine goes into mid-stage human trials: Details here

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to explode around the world, drug companies from different companies are racing to get a safe preventive vaccine ready.