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Coronavirus
HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,566
4224hr
Pakistan Cases
1,238,668
1,78024hr
3.98% positivity
Sindh
455,065
Punjab
428,394
Balochistan
32,849
Islamabad
105,021
KPK
173,023

AstraZeneca Plc

AstraZeneca says it will work with Dutch over vaccine queries
World

AstraZeneca says it will work with Dutch over vaccine queries

  • "Regulatory authorities in the UK, European Union, the World Health Organization have concluded that the benefits of using our vaccine to protect people from this deadly virus significantly outweigh the risks across all adult age groups," a spokesman for AstraZeneca said in a statement.
Published 02 Apr, 2021 09:33pm
What you need to know about the coronavirus right now
World

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

  • AstraZeneca Plc said a review of safety data for those who received its vaccine showed no evidence of increased risk of blood clots. The review covered more than 17 million people in Britain and the European Union.
Published 15 Mar, 2021 11:58am
AstraZeneca's lower EU vaccine supply target hinges on factory approval: document
Business & Finance

AstraZeneca's lower EU vaccine supply target hinges on factory approval: document

  • The Anglo-Swedish drugmaker said on Friday it would try to deliver 30 million doses to the EU by the end of March, down from a contractual obligation of 90 million and a previous pledge made last month to deliver 40 million doses.
  • AstraZeneca said in the document seen by Reuters that it is assuming the Halix factory will get the green light on March 25 and has pencilled in deliveries of nearly 10 million doses for the following week.
Updated 13 Mar, 2021 09:10pm
Sweden recommends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for over 65s
World

Sweden recommends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for over 65s

  • There are new studies, from England and Scotland for instance, showing that Astrazeneca's vaccine offers a very good protection in these age groups.
  • Sweden, which has avoided imposing throughout the pandemic, registered 4,838 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, health agency statistics showed.
Updated 04 Mar, 2021 09:54pm
Germany approves AstraZeneca for over-65s
World

Germany approves AstraZeneca for over-65s

  • It added that the Permanent Vaccination authority recommended extending to the maximum 12 weeks the period between receiving the first and second doses of the vaccine.
  • "This is good news for older people who are waiting for a vaccine. They can now be vaccinated more quickly," the ministry said.
Published 04 Mar, 2021 06:01pm
Take 'fantastic' AstraZeneca vaccine, top officials tell Germans
World

Take 'fantastic' AstraZeneca vaccine, top officials tell Germans

  • German officials have expressed growing disquiet over the quantities of the AstraZeneca vaccine being left untaken by nervous Germans.
  • "We strongly recommend it: this vaccine is safe and effective, it protects," Health Minister Jens Spahn told a news conference.
Published 26 Feb, 2021 07:04pm
Britain wants the vaccines it has ordered, minister says
World

Britain wants the vaccines it has ordered, minister says

  • "I think we need to make sure that the vaccine supply that has been bought and paid for, procured for those in the UK, is delivered," Gove told LBC Radio.
  • "But of course, we're always going to work with our friends and neighbours, we have to make sure that we can do everything we can to help them."
Published 28 Jan, 2021 06:13pm
Lithuania says expects enough COVID-19 vaccines for herd immunity by July
World

Lithuania says expects enough COVID-19 vaccines for herd immunity by July

  • We received assurances from the European Commission president that Lithuania will be able to vaccinate 70% of population by early summer.
  • he challenge is about to change from vaccine shortages to setting up mass vaccinations, so that we use the time optimally and can fully reach collective immunity (by early July).
Published 22 Jan, 2021 04:25pm
Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19 vaccine supply
Business & Finance

Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19 vaccine supply

  • Negotiations are underway with an Indian manufacturer, Serum Institute, which can produce the American Novovax vaccine and has the ability to produce the AstraZeneca vaccine at the moment.
  • India will initially only ship the AstraZeneca vaccine, made by The Serum Institute,
Published 20 Jan, 2021 08:47pm