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Emergency Use Listing nod to Covaxin expands availability of Covid vaccines: WHO official

The Emergency Use Listing nod to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, which was found to have 78% efficacy against severe cases, expands the availability of vaccines – the most effective medical tools to end the COVID-19 pandemic, a top World Health Organization … Continue reading

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India delays COVID-19 vaccine supplies to WHO-backed COVAX: Sources

India has delayed committing supplies of vaccine to the COVAX global sharing platform, two sources told Reuters on Tuesday, a day after one of its key backers, the WHO, said the agency could not “cut corners” to approve a domestically … Continue reading

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India delays COVID-19 vaccine supplies to WHO-backed COVAX: Sources

India has delayed committing supplies of vaccine to the COVAX global sharing platform, two sources told Reuters on Tuesday, a day after one of its key backers, the WHO, said the agency could not “cut corners” to approve a domestically … Continue reading

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ADB allocates $20 million to help developing member nations access vaccines for COVID-19

NEW DELHI: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday said it has allocated USD 20.3 million aid to its developing member countries to access coronavirus vaccine and establish systems to enable equitable and efficient vaccine distribution. The funds will be … Continue reading

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Vaccine nationalism is threatening WHO’s 2021 goal of 2 billion doses, says Adar Poonawalla

Vaccine nationalism in countries including the U.S. and India is likely to derail efforts by the World Health Organization to deliver 2 billion doses to poorer and middle-income nations by the end of the year, according to the head of … Continue reading

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Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine may soon get regulatory approval in India

India’s drug regulator may soon grant restricted emergency use authorisation for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, official sources said on Tuesday. In a separate communication, Moderna has informed that the US has agreed to donate a certain number of doses of its … Continue reading

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‘Indemnity clause must be waived for vaccines distributed via Covax’

Some lower-middle income countries including India have raised concerns over the unavailability of vaccines through the Covax facility due to the indemnity issue, people in the know told ET. In a meeting held last week, the countries raised the issue, … Continue reading

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Covax seeks faster WHO approval for Covaxin

The Covax group for international vaccine-sharing has asked the World Health Organization to expedite the approval for Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin. WHO’s approval is a prerequisite for inclusion of a Covid-19 vaccine in the Covax global initiative. In a … Continue reading

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Back of the line: Charity only goes so far in world vaccines

An international system to share coronavirus vaccines was supposed to guarantee that low and middle-income countries could get doses without being last in line and at the mercy of unreliable donations. It hasn’t worked out that way. In late June … Continue reading

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Chinese vaccines are poised to fill gap, but will they work?

Taipei: With rich countries snapping up supplies of COVID-19 vaccines, some parts of the world may have to rely on Chinese-developed shots to try to conquer the outbreak. The question: Will they work? There is no outward reason to believe … Continue reading

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