UAE lifts entry permit restrictions on foreign residents

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday lifted entry restrictions that required foreign residents who are overseas to seek approval before returning to the Gulf state. The UAE in March suspended the entry of non-citizens as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease. It has since gradually allowed residents to return, … Read more UAE lifts entry permit restrictions on foreign residents

Taskforce for vaccine distribution to meet tomorrow, says health ministry – india news

[ad_1] The expert committee on vaccine administration, chaired by NITI Aayog’s Dr VK Paul, will meet on Wednesday to consider “logistics and ethical aspects” of procurement and administration of vaccines against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), which has affected more than 2.2 million people and killed over 44,000 in the country, the Union health ministry said … Read more Taskforce for vaccine distribution to meet tomorrow, says health ministry – india news

Japan to get 120 mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer, BioNTech

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have agreed to supply Japan with 120 million doses of their experimental coronavirus vaccine in the first half of 2021, the companies said on Friday. The companies did not disclose the financial details of the agreement, but said terms were based on the volume of doses and the timing of … Read more Japan to get 120 mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer, BioNTech

China-backed hackers targeted Covid-19 vaccine firm Moderna: US official

Chinese government-linked hackers targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading US-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, according to a US security official tracking Chinese hacking activity. Last week, the US Justice Department made public an indictment of two Chinese nationals accused of spying on the United … Read more China-backed hackers targeted Covid-19 vaccine firm Moderna: US official

Process for human trial of Covid-19 vaccine begins in Kanpur hospital – india news

[ad_1] The process for human trial of the Covid-19 vaccine that Bharat Biotech has developed formally began at a private hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur. The first set of participants, who have cleared the screening process, will be vaccinated on Thursday or Friday under medical supervision. Prakhar Hospital, one of the two facilities chosen for … Read more Process for human trial of Covid-19 vaccine begins in Kanpur hospital – india news

First dose of Covid-19 candidate Covaxin administered to 30-yr-old at AIIMS Delhi – india news

[ad_1] The phase-I human clinical trial of India’s first indigenously-developed vaccine against novel coronavirus, Covaxin, began at the AIIMS here on Friday with the first dose of the injection given to a man, who is in his 30s. Already, over 3,500 volunteers have registered themselves for the trial at AIIMS since last Saturday, of whom … Read more First dose of Covid-19 candidate Covaxin administered to 30-yr-old at AIIMS Delhi – india news

World cases top 15 mn, India, Israel to develop testing kit with quick results: Top Covid-19 updates – india news

[ad_1] While pharma firms race to develop a vaccine to treat the coronavirus disease, the number of people infected with Covid-19 has crossed over 15 million. A total of 15,439,456 have so far contracted the disease while 631,926 fatalities have been recorded across the globe, according to latest figures released by Johns Hopkins University. Here … Read more World cases top 15 mn, India, Israel to develop testing kit with quick results: Top Covid-19 updates – india news

3-4 mn doses of Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine to be ready by Dec: Serum Institute

Serum Institute of India (SII) has said the company is going to produce 3 to 4 million doses of the experimental Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca by December this year. Adar Poonawalla, SII’s chief executive officer, said Covishield is the first Covid-19 vaccine they hope to launch if the trials are … Read more 3-4 mn doses of Oxford’s Covid-19 vaccine to be ready by Dec: Serum Institute

Russia says Covid-19 vaccine phase 2 trials complete, claims it’s ready for use

A Covid-19 vaccine developed with the Russian Defense Ministry completed Phase 2 trials, leading First Deputy Defense Minister Ruslan Tsalikov to say the first domestic inoculation is ready for use. A second group of volunteers ended Phase 2 trials Monday, with everyone developing immunity from the coronavirus and feeling fine, Tsalikov said in an interview … Read more Russia says Covid-19 vaccine phase 2 trials complete, claims it’s ready for use

How was AZD1222 made, when is first dose expected: Things to know about Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine

The researchers on Monday announced the results of the first phase of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford. The vaccine appears safe and induces a strong immune response within the body, the results published in leading scientific journal The Lancet show. The results are based on the doses given to 1,077 healthy … Read more How was AZD1222 made, when is first dose expected: Things to know about Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine