Thursday, December 2, 2021


Editorial: Flawed vaccination policy

States like Telangana opting for global tenders to procure vaccine is a pragmatic decision, given the Centre's opaque policy

Moderna vaccine has more side effects that Pfizer/BioNTech: Study

Nearly 51 per cent of Moderna recipients had full-body symptoms, compared with 48 per cent of people who got the Pfizer/BioNTech shot.

Pfizer, Moderna Covid vax effective in real world: US CDC

Results showed that following the second dose of vaccine, risk of infection was reduced by 90 per cent two or more weeks after vaccination, the CDC said on Monday.

How do we know the COVID-19 vaccines are safe?

Different types of COVID-19 vaccines have been authorised and it's possible side effects will differ for each.

New AI tool can prevent coronavirus mutations: Study

The AI-assisted method predicted 26 potential vaccines that would work against the coronavirus.

Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine works against new variants

We are encouraged by these new data, which reinforce our confidence that the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine should be protective against these newly detected variants," Stephane Bancel, Chief Executive Officer of Moderna, said in a statement.

WHO panel to make recommendations on Moderna Covid vax

The WHO had granted emergency use validation for the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine on December 31, 2020, opening the door for countries to expedite their own regulatory approval processes to import and administer the vaccine.

Possible allergic reactions to Moderna Covid vaccine under probe

The company is "fully cooperating" with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) in investigating these reported adverse events, Moderna said on Tuesday.

Trump, Melania tout Covid-19 vaccine as ‘Christmas miracle’

We're grateful for all the scientists, researchers, manufacturing workers, and service members, who have worked tirelessly to make this breakthrough possible. It is truly a Christmas miracle, said the US president

US negotiating for millions more vaccine doses from Pfizer

A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the deal is under discussion but has not been finalised.

Moderna vaccine set for imminent US approval, as Europe battles surge

The European Union is under massive pressure to approve potential vaccines after Britain and the United States began rolling out a drug produced by Pfizer and BioNtech.

UK reports new strain of Covid

New SARS-CoV-2 variant raises questions over efficacy of vaccines

Shots of Hope

It is more than a sigh of relief as the vaccine that the world was desperately waiting for has finally arrived and more options are on the way

Britain starts virus jabs as Biden vows 100 million vaccinations

The Pfizer-BioNTech jab is one of several vaccines bringing hope for an end to the pandemic that has killed more than 1.5 million people worldwide and ravaged economies.

Moderna plans 100 million Covid vaccine doses in early 2021

Moderna also confirmed that it expects to have 20 million vaccine doses available in the US by the end of 2020.

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