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COVID 19 vaccines

EU willing to discuss COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

EU willing to discuss COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver

  • "The EU is also ready to discuss any proposals that addresses the crisis in an effective and pragmatic manner," she said in a speech to the European University Institute in Florence.
Published 06 May, 2021 02:44pm
Spain to trial mixing COVID vaccines after restricting AstraZeneca shot
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Spain to trial mixing COVID vaccines after restricting AstraZeneca shot

  • After decisions by various European public health authorities to suspend use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in under 60 year olds, we are setting out to urgently find scientific evidence to support decision making around possible alternatives.
  • "The study's objective is...to determine within 28 days whether a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine can be given to patients who have received the AstraZeneca vaccine," he said.
Published 19 Apr, 2021 06:02pm
Covid-19: Big picture
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Covid-19: Big picture

It is summertime madness out here. Covid-19 cases are climbing like a vengeance and the third wave seems to be...
Published 12 Apr, 2021 07:35am
Rich nations stockpiling a billion more COVID-19 vaccine shots than needed: Report
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Rich nations stockpiling a billion more COVID-19 vaccine shots than needed: Report

  • In an analysis of current supply deals for COVID-19 vaccines, the ONE Campaign said wealthy countries, such as the United States and Britain, should share the excess doses to “supercharge” a fully global response to the pandemic.
  • On Thursday, the World Health Organization urged nations with vaccines not to share them unilaterally, but to donate them to the global COVAX scheme to ensure fairness.
Updated 19 Feb, 2021 02:55pm
Too delicate: Germany ducks Taiwan appeal for COVID-19 vaccine supply
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Too delicate: Germany ducks Taiwan appeal for COVID-19 vaccine supply

  • While promising help on chips, Taiwan Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua appealed to Germany's de facto ambassador in Taipei for assistance in obtaining vaccines.
  • The first COVID-19 vaccine to win European approval was devised by German biotech startup BioNTech, which is marketing the shot in partnership with US drug company Pfizer Inc.
Updated 05 Feb, 2021 07:19pm