The advisers will recommend how the boosters should be used. If CDC Director Rochelle Walensky signs off on broader use, the extra shots could be available for all adults as soon as this weekend.
November 20, 2021
The WHO had earlier called for a global moratorium on Covid-19 booster doses, aiming for a more equitable distribution of vaccines globally to enable every country to vaccinate at least 40 per cent of its population.
October 12, 2021
As a result, Bourla suggested it is likely annual coronavirus vaccine shots will be needed, CNBC reported.
September 28, 2021
Washington, Aug 5 : Moderna’s Covid-19 booster shots have shown robust antibody responses, according to results of Phase…
August 5, 2021
Washington, June 30 : American biotechnology company Moderna said on Tuesday that its Covid-19 vaccine showed promise in…
June 30, 2021
Moderna has proposed to launch a single-dose vaccine for the Indian market
June 29, 2021
Chandigarh, May 23 : Citing its policy, Covid-19 vaccine manufacturer Moderna has refused to send the vaccine direct…
May 23, 2021
COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer Inc with BioNTech SE and Moderna Inc reduced risk of infection by 80%…
March 30, 2021
mRNA-1283 encodes for the portions of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein critical for neutralization, specifically the Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) and N-terminal Domain (NTD).
March 16, 2021
US-based drugmaker Moderna on Monday said its Covid-19 vaccine retains neutralising activity against emerging variants first identified in…
January 25, 2021
They also outlined steps on safely receiving the second dose in individuals who develop a reaction to their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.
January 1, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: Moderna said it expects to have approximately 20 million doses of the vaccine, called mRNA-1273, available in the US by the end of the year.
November 30, 2020
Moderna intends to submit an application for an Emergency Use Authorisation with the US Food and Drug Administration shortly and will submit further data on the vaccine’s effectiveness and safety.
November 17, 2020
Moderna is already testing the higher dose in a large Phase III trial, the final stage before seeking emergency authorization or approval.
September 30, 2020
US biotech firm Moderna, one of nine companies in the late stages of clinical trials for a Covid-19…
September 18, 2020
Earlier this month, the US government entered into a $1.5 billion deal with Moderna for the manufacture and delivery of 100 million doses of its potential Covid-19 vaccine, mRNA-1273.
August 30, 2020
Brussels, Aug 25 : The European Commission concluded exploratory talks with Moderna, an American biotechnology company focused on…
August 25, 2020
The US government has announced that consistent with its commitment to free access to Covid-19 vaccines, Americans will receive mRNA-1273 at no cost for the vaccine itself.
August 12, 2020
Recently, Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine has shown successful results in monkeys as well.
August 6, 2020
Washington, July 28: Pharmaceutical company Moderna has begun a phase-3 clinical trial to evaluate an investigational vaccine known…
July 28, 2020
Earlier, Moderna's experimental vaccine, mRNA-1273 which is designed to protect against the Covid-19 virus was generally well tolerated and prompted neutralising antibody activity in healthy adults, say researchers.
July 15, 2020
They found that the ability of the Omicron BA.5 spike to bind with its host receptor (ACE2) was more than 6 times stronger than the ancestral SARS-CoV-2 strain.
July 20, 2022
Washington, June 14 : The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that kid-sized doses of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19…
June 14, 2022
Big Pharma, the Pentagon and leading Democrats are implicated in a secret research scheme
May 12, 2022
"There is still limited available data, and no peer-reviewed evidence, on vaccine efficacy or effectiveness to date for Omicron," the WHO said.
December 18, 2021
Based on the data the expected efficacy of Sputnik V with Sputnik Light booster against Omicron infection could be more than 80 per cent, the statement said.
December 17, 2021
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), Omicron poses a "very high risk". The global health body said that scientists all over the world are working to understand Omicron, its risks and whether it causes severe disease, and vaccine effectiveness.
December 1, 2021
Egypt plans to vaccinate 40 million adults by the end of 2021.
November 2, 2021
The move came as a reciprocity of the UK's decision that people vaccinated with Covishield in India will have to meet the strict mandatory quarantine rules while visiting the UK.
October 8, 2021
New Delhi, Sep 16 : India’s indigenously-developed Covid vaccine Covaxin may soon receive Emergency Use Listing by the…
September 16, 2021
"It's ultimately up to the US FDA to decide whether Americans should get three doses of the Covid-19 vaccine," Fauci said.
September 4, 2021
Moderna and Takeda said in a joint statement Saturday that they were working with the health ministry to investigate the two deaths.
August 29, 2021
It will be brought to India through a supply agreement with India's indigenous vaccine maker Biological E Limited.
August 7, 2021
Hurst writes that Peru currently has the highest number of Covid-19 deaths per capita. For every 100,000 of the population, 596 have died of coronavirus.
July 13, 2021
Meanwhile, the Indonesian Medical Association (IDI) said that the number of doctors who have died from coronavirus infections until July 8 is 458 people.
July 10, 2021
As many as 51 cases of Delta Plus Covid variant have been detected across 12 states in the country, the Centre said on Friday
June 27, 2021
Washington, June 24 : The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that more than 1,200…
June 24, 2021
Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V will be available in the Indraprastha Apollo hospital in Delhi.
June 13, 2021
Vice President Harris has spoken to several international leaders, but till Thursday there had been no mention by the White House of a conversation with Modi, whom she had criticised in the past.
June 4, 2021
Punjab nodal officer Garg said all vaccine manufacturers were approached for direct purchase of vaccines, including Sputnik V, Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.
May 24, 2021
Boosters and new versions of vaccines that target the Covid variants are already being explored by both Pfizer and Moderna.
May 24, 2021
Meanwhile, to acquire more vaccines, the government has made crucial changes to its global tender conditions which will now allow companies like Pfizer and Moderna to bid.
May 18, 2021
London, May 17 : Israel-based researchers have found an online market of fake vaccine and test certificates with…
May 17, 2021
On Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced that foreign nationals of most countries flying to the kingdom will no longer need to quarantine if they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
May 17, 2021
New Delhi, April 12: China’s top health official has admitted for the first time ever that the Chinese…
April 12, 2021
At this point, the company anticipates delivering 100 million doses by June, which is around the same time frame public health officials anticipate the average person will be able to walk into a clinic and request the vaccine.
March 2, 2021
The committee's 22 members were convened by the Food and Drug Administration and included leading scientists as well as consumer and industry representatives.
February 27, 2021
He said it would be difficult to conduct phase 3 trials in South Korea as it would require a lot of COVID-19 patients and there could be cost-related challenges.
February 22, 2021
Norway COVID-19 immunisation: The Norwegian Institute of Public Health has cautioned against vaccinating elderly people above 80 years of age saying those with a short life span may not benefit much from the jab
January 16, 2021
“The virus is spreading at alarming rates in some countries,” Tedros said. “The problem is that not complying a bit becomes a habit. Not complying gives the virus opportunities to spread.”
January 9, 2021
Pfizer made a strong pitch for its vaccine for “prevention of Covid-19 in individuals 16 years and older, with or without evidence of prior infection”.
December 12, 2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu noted the public health service would be capable of administering 60,000 inoculations a day.
December 11, 2020
The country has ordered up to 40 million doses of the vaccine that is said to offer 95 per cent protection.
December 2, 2020
As per Gulf News, Dr Asiri told Al Ekhbariya that Saudi Arabia will receive vaccines through COVAX facility as well as through companies outside of the consortium.
November 24, 2020
This follows positive trial results from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna.
November 24, 2020
These developments assume significance as Pfizer is seeking emergency use authorisation of its Covid-19 vaccine from the US regulators.
November 23, 2020
Less than a month ago, the Food and Drug Administration said hospitals could use remdesivir, a drug manufactured…
November 21, 2020
New York: Taking a swipe at Donald Trump without taking the US Presidents name, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates…
November 20, 2020
Both Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines, which are waiting for the approval of the regulatory body, are based on mRNA technology.
November 20, 2020
Less than 30,000 cases detected Monday; Arvind Kejriwal appeals to Delhi residents to wear masks, follow social distancing guidelines
November 18, 2020
OWS is the Trump administration’s national program to accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.
November 14, 2020
New Delhi: The key vaccines India is banking on are from Oxford/AstraZeneca, Novavax and J&J and the earliest…
November 12, 2020
In case of limited supply, some groups may be recommended to get a COVID-19 vaccine first, the CDC said.
October 14, 2020
As a part of the expanded agreement, Serum Institute will also manufacture the antigen component of NVX‑CoV2373, Novavax’s Covid‑19 vaccine candidate US-based Novavax's vaccine is in mid-stage trials after an early-stage trial showed it produced high levels of antibodies against the novel coronavirus
September 29, 2020
New York, Sep 17 : A 57 page “playbook” just in from the US government outlines a comprehensive…
September 17, 2020
“Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator” to fasten development, production, equitable deployment of coronavirus diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines, still faces funding gap, WHO Director-General said
September 11, 2020
A new survey revealed that a majority of Americans are sceptical about getting a Covid-19 vaccine once it becomes available.
September 8, 2020
In what could alter the course of the Covid-19 pandemic that is still creating mayhem across the world,…
August 11, 2020
Amid the race to develop an effective vaccine against COVID-19 in record time, six candidates have now entered the late stage clinical trial, according to the New York Times vaccine tracker
July 29, 2020
The trial showed that volunteers given two doses of the vaccine produced virus-neutralizing antibodies, similar to the U.S. trial.
July 21, 2020
Oxford scientists have found that the jab triggers a response that may offer a “double defence” against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, The Telegraph said earlier this week.
July 17, 2020
New Delhi, July 4 : A good vaccine usually takes at least 18 months, before it could be…
July 4, 2020
He said that the testing plans still track with the timeline that he has suggested in the past: a vaccine at scale by the end of the year or early next year.
June 11, 2020
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Sunday said that a candidate vaccine…
April 19, 2020
New York, July 14: Researchers have found that two experimental Zika vaccines given during pregnancy can protect unborn foetus…
July 14, 2017