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coronavirus vaccines

Three sent to jail
Pakistan

Three sent to jail

KARACHI: A Karachi court has sent three men, arrested for illegally selling coronavirus vaccines, to jail on ...
Published 01 Aug, 2021 04:46am
Covid vaccine access needed 'thoughout world'
World

Covid vaccine access needed 'thoughout world'

  • "This is not within the competence of the EMA so I can only speak from a personal perspective, where I really believe we need to ensure access, availability and access throughout the world, not just in the countries that have the means to pay for them," EMA Executive Director Emer Cooke said in an interview.
Published 12 Jun, 2021 12:42am
Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines appear effective against Indian variants: Research
World

Pfizer, Moderna COVID vaccines appear effective against Indian variants: Research

  • As per lab experiments involving cell cultures, the B.1.617 and B.1.618 variants seem to be partially resistant to the antibodies developed by the vaccination
  • Researchers say the vaccine's antibodies are a little bit weaker against the variants, but not to an extent that it would have much of an effect on the protective ability of the vaccines
Updated 18 May, 2021 10:26am
Britain to hold meeting to encourage global COVID vaccine take-up
World

Britain to hold meeting to encourage global COVID vaccine take-up

  • The event will discuss how to tackle misinformation about vaccines, including the role social media companies can play in stopping the spread of damaging falsehoods.
  • "We must work collectively to ensure people across the world can reclaim their lives and livelihoods."
Published 15 May, 2021 04:59pm
UK PM Johnson says he hopes to avoid another lockdown
World

UK PM Johnson says he hopes to avoid another lockdown

  • "I am hopeful, I don't see anything in the data right now that would cause us to deviate from the roadmap, but we have got to remain humble in the face of nature and we have to be prepared to do whatever it takes to protect the British public,"
Updated 30 Mar, 2021 12:01am
Emirates says over 85pc of pilots, cabin crew vaccinated against COVID-19
World

Emirates says over 85pc of pilots, cabin crew vaccinated against COVID-19

  • The global take-up of coronavirus vaccines is seen as key to the reopening of borders and lifting social restrictions that have hit travel demand over the past year.
  • Over 35,000 Emirates employees have taken a vaccine shot, the company said in a statement. Emirates has around 80,000 staff across the group, which includes airport operator dnata.
Published 29 Mar, 2021 07:07pm