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Brazil’s Sau Paulo could roll out China’s Covid-19 vaccine without approval – world news

Sao Paulo could roll out a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac without approval from the national health regulator, Governor Joao Doria said in an interview on Thursday, pressuring Brasilia to greenlight the vaccine. Health experts said Doria’s comments were an empty threat, as no drugs or vaccines can be used legally in Brazil without clearance from health regulator Anvisa, ...

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Covid-19 vaccine review: PM Modi to visit Pune, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad tomorrow – india news

With preparations for vaccine development and distribution reaching an advanced stage in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will embark on a three-city tour to take stock of the Covid-19 vaccine development work. According to reports, the visit will start from Zydus Biotech Park on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Modi is expected to arrive at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Airport ...

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Donald Trump says coronavirus vaccine deliveries to begin next week – world news

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that delivery of the coronavirus vaccine would begin next week and the week after. Speaking to US troops overseas via video link to mark the Thanksgiving holiday, Trump said the vaccine would initially be send to front-line workers, medical personnel and senior citizens.

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AstraZeneca plans new vaccine trial as efficacy questioned – india news

AstraZeneca said on Thursday it was likely to conduct an additional global trial to assess the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccine it was developing along with University of Oxford after experts questioned its current studies and cited a lack of transparency around the late-stage clinical trials. The announcement comes days after the vaccine developers said their two-shot inoculation was 70% ...

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Top UK scientific adviser says AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 works – world news

The British government’s Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance said on Thursday the main point about the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 was that it worked, when asked about doubts that have been raised about the vaccine. “The headline result is the vaccine works and that’s very exciting,” Vallance said during a news conference with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Chief Medical Adviser ...

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AstraZeneca manufacturing error clouds vaccine study results – world news

AstraZeneca and Oxford University on Wednesday acknowledged a manufacturing error that is raising questions about preliminary results of their experimental COVID-19 vaccine. A statement describing the error came days after the company and the university described the shots as “highly effective” and made no mention of why some study participants didn’t receive as much vaccine in the first of two ...

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Row over England flu shots prompts fear of Covid-19 vaccine ‘chaos’ – world news

Communication failures risk derailing the mass roll-out of a potential Covid-19 vaccine in England, family doctors warned after they were blindsided by a government announcement on free flu shots for the over-50s.Ministers announced last week that people aged 50-64 will be able to get a flu vaccination from Dec. 1, but doctors complained they were not told in advance and ...

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Russia says vaccine 95% effective, roll-out in Jan – world news

Russia on Tuesday said its Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine was 95% effective and would be cheaper and easier to store than some alternatives, as the global race heats up to develop a shot, even as some experts raised questions over the low number of cases reviewed. The vaccine will cost less than $10 a dose and be available in international ...

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States share plan on Covid-19 vaccine distribution – india news

States informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday that they are getting ready for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccine with a proper cold chain infrastructure while some of them said that they have started the process of the identification of front line health workers, who will get the shot first. Ensuring that the vaccine against the coronavirus disease reaches everyone ...

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PM criticizes those ‘doing politics over the corona vaccine’ – india news

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday during his interaction with chief ministers that some people were engaging in politics on the coronavirus vaccine, people familiar with the development said. A person present in the meeting quoted Modi as having said that some people were doing politics over the corona vaccine and nothing could stop them. “It was just a ...

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