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Coronavirus
VERY HIGH Source: covid.gov.pk
Pakistan Deaths
27,004
6624hr
Pakistan Cases
1,215,821
3,01224hr
5.3% positivity
Sindh
447,678
Punjab
418,196
Balochistan
32,671
Islamabad
103,549
KPK
169,972

AstraZeneca vaccine

South Korea says to run mix-and-match trial of COVID-19 vaccines
World

South Korea says to run mix-and-match trial of COVID-19 vaccines

  • A health official said the trial will include around 500 military personnel who were vaccinated with a first dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 shot.
  • The study will examine T cells - immune cells that can destroy virus-infected cells - and neutralising antibodies in those who were given a combination of doses, the health official told reporters.
Published 20 May, 2021 05:35pm
Italian study shows COVID-19 infections, deaths plummeting after jabs
World

Italian study shows COVID-19 infections, deaths plummeting after jabs

  • Scientists started studying data from the day Italy's vaccination campaign began, on Dec. 27 2020, until May 3 2021.
  • As of Saturday morning, some 8.3 million Italians, or 14% of the population, were completely vaccinated, while around 10 million people had received a first jab.
Published 15 May, 2021 04:59pm
Pakistan gets first COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX: UNICEF
Pakistan

Pakistan gets first COVID-19 vaccine doses under COVAX: UNICEF

  • "Today Pakistan received its first shipment of Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines (SII-AZ AZD1222) from the COVAX Facility," it said.
  • COVAX, a global programme to provide vaccines mainly for poor countries, has recently been hit by supply problems.
Published 08 May, 2021 05:17pm
US, Britain rush supplies to virus-stricken India
World

US, Britain rush supplies to virus-stricken India

  • A surge in recent days has seen patients' families taking to social media to beg for oxygen supplies and locations of available hospital beds, and has forced the capital New Delhi to extend a week-long lockdown.
Published 26 Apr, 2021 10:22am
US to ramp up support
World

US to ramp up support

WASHINGTON: The United States will “immediately” make supplies of vaccine-production material, as well as...
Updated 26 Apr, 2021 10:15am
Greece limits use of AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 30
World

Greece limits use of AstraZeneca vaccine to people over 30

  • Europe's medicines regulator said this week it found rare cases of blood clots among some adult recipients of the shot, although the vaccine's advantages still outweighed its risks.
  • Greece has reported 288,230 cases of COVID-19 and a total of 8,680 deaths. It has administered 378,997 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine so far and ordered another 1.35 million doses.
Published 09 Apr, 2021 07:02pm
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
EU says AstraZeneca under no UK obligation that would prevent EU vaccine supply
World

EU says AstraZeneca under no UK obligation that would prevent EU vaccine supply

  • "AstraZeneca confirmed to us not being under any obligation to other parties that would impede to complete the fulfilment of its obligations" to the EU, the Commission spokeswoman said when asked about Hancock's statements.
  • Under the EU contract, AstraZeneca committed to supplying vaccines produced in four European factories, two of which are in Britain: Oxford Biomedica and Cobra Biologics.
Published 30 Mar, 2021 08:59pm
EU pledges to keep AstraZeneca doses in the bloc for now
World

EU pledges to keep AstraZeneca doses in the bloc for now

  • "Of course, AstraZeneca has been an issue...We had a problem with this company," Breton said, adding that all other suppliers were doing well.
  • We have the tools and will make sure everything stays in Europe until the company will come back to its commitments.
Published 26 Mar, 2021 08:02pm
Norway keeps AstraZeneca vaccine on hold for another 3 weeks
World

Norway keeps AstraZeneca vaccine on hold for another 3 weeks

  • "We have decided to continue the pause and make a new decision by April 15," FHI chief Camilla Stoltenberg told broadcaster NRK.
  • "We have started several processes to map out whether there is a causality and to have a better basis to establish the real risk and a cost-benefit analysis for different age groups. To get more knowledge, it is necessary to have more time."
Published 26 Mar, 2021 06:04pm