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Covid19 Vaccine

Pakistan registers 300,000 health workers for COVID-19 vaccination, says Umar
Pakistan

Pakistan registers 300,000 health workers for COVID-19 vaccination, says Umar

  • Minister says the government is trying to make the vaccine available in the country from more than one sources
  • At the moment there are two anti-coronavirus vaccines authorised for emergency use while phase III clinical trials of the third vaccine by CanSino will be completed by the first week of February: Umar
Published 17 Jan, 2021 02:42pm
Pfizer vaccine deliveries delayed in Europe: Oslo
Business & Finance

Pfizer vaccine deliveries delayed in Europe: Oslo

  • It is not immediately clear how long it will take for Pfizer to attain maximum production capacity, which will rise from 1.3 to 2 billion doses annually.
  • The FHI provided no detailed numbers on deliveries to Europe as a whole, but said Norway would next week receive 36,075 doses.
Published 15 Jan, 2021 06:26pm
Africa cannot relax now COVID-19 vaccines are coming, health boss says
World

Africa cannot relax now COVID-19 vaccines are coming, health boss says

  • Africa has not started vaccinations and there is concern that more prosperous regions will get an unfair head start in the global fight against COVID-19.
  • We should not see vaccines as a magic bullet for now, it will take time for vaccines to be rolled out in a way that we have herd immunity.
Published 14 Jan, 2021 05:43pm
Google launches $3mn fund to fight vaccine misinformation
Technology

Google launches $3mn fund to fight vaccine misinformation

  • The "COVID-19 Vaccine Counter Misinformation Open Fund" aims to support journalistic efforts to effectively fact-check misinformation about the COVID-19 immunisation process.
  • While the COVID-19 infodemic has been global in nature, misinformation has also been used to target specific populations.
Published 12 Jan, 2021 09:13pm
Bangladesh to begin COVID-19 vaccinations next month
World

Bangladesh to begin COVID-19 vaccinations next month

  • The South Asian country of more than 160 million in November signed a deal with the Serum Institute of India to buy 30 million doses of the vaccine developed by British drugmaker AstraZeneca.
  • The vaccine will be first applied on the health workers and it will be monitored for the next seven days. After that, we'll begin the vaccination across the country in the first week of February.
Published 11 Jan, 2021 09:43pm
Noorul Haq Qadri says Hajj will be more expensive this year
Pakistan

Noorul Haq Qadri says Hajj will be more expensive this year

  • He said Pakistan’s Haj Directorate in Jeddah is in regular contact with the Saudi Hajj Secretariat and whether the kingdom will allow pilgrims this year.
  • He said they have requested the Ministry of National Health Services Regulations and Coordination to put the pilgrims in the priority category for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Published 09 Jan, 2021 11:36am
Inoculation blues
BR Research

Inoculation blues

While the first coronavirus wave had the world glued to news about vaccine development, the realization amidst the...
Published 04 Jan, 2021 07:40am