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1/7/2021 South Africa buys 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine Star Tribune South Africa buys 1.5 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine By ANDREW MELDRUM Associated Press January 7, 2021 — 11:30am Purchase: Order Reprint JOHANNESBURG — South Africa says it will import 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to inoculate the country's health workers. This is South Africa's first announcement of the purchase of a COVID-19 vaccine as its cases soar. The first 1 million doses will be delivered later ...
1/6/2021 Philippines Targets Buying 148 Million Vaccine Doses This Year - Bloomberg Bloomberg The Philippines plans to buy 148 million coronavirus vaccine doses to inoculate more than half of the population this year.The government is seeking to close deals this month with AstraZeneca Plc , Novavax Inc. , Pfizer Inc. , Johnson & Johnson , Sinovac Biotech Ltd , and Russia’s Gamaleya Research Institute, vaccine czar Carlito Galvez said at a televised briefing Wednesday. Up to 70 million Filipinos are expected to be vaccinated this year, he ...
1/6/2021 South Africa's Hope For Health Worker Vaccines Thwarted, BD Says Bloomberg South Africa’s hope of securing an order of 1.4 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine designed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford from an Indian company may have been thwarted by a ban on exports imposed by the Asian country’s government, Business Day reported , citing unidentified people.Until Monday South Africa was confident it had secured the order from the Serum Institute of India Ltd ...
1/6/2021 91-year-old Brit who joked ‘no point dying now’ receives his 2nd COVID dose NY Daily News 91-year-old Brit who joked ‘no point dying now’ receives his 2nd COVID dose By Storm Gifford Jan 06, 2021 at 12:03 AM A 91-year-old Brit has received a double dose of coronavirus security. Martin Kenyon, the jocular senior who had previously joked there was “no point in dying” at his advanced age upon receiving his first COVID-19 shot in December, has received his ...
1/6/2021 India's plan to vaccinate 300 million people against the coronavirus, explained Vox ... begin vaccinating 300 million people following the emergency approval of two coronavirus vaccines earlier this week. The country was the second (after the United Kingdom) to rubber-stamp the inexpensive and easy-to-store AstraZeneca /Oxford vaccine. But the approval of a second vaccine, the domestically developedCovaxin, is raising concerns because it was given while phase 3 trials of the drug are still underway and before its efficacy data has ...
1/6/2021 What obstacles stand in the way of UK's Covid vaccine rollout? | Society | The Guardian The Guardian ... quantity, is working 24/7 shifts and its staff were at work over Christmas and the New Year to get supplies moving. It said it is on target to deliver according to its contract with AstraZeneca , which is for “tens of millions” of doses. /p h2 Bottling and safety checks /h2 p The vaccine is delivered in frozen form to the a href="https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/dec/30 ...
1/6/2021 Richmond sued over approval to develop toxic site with housing The Mercury News ... to 50,000 square feet of retail space on the 86-acre site east of Marina Bay and west of Interstate 580 on the southeastern Richmond shoreline, which was once owned by the Zeneca (now AstraZeneca ) pharmaceutical company.The proposed development and the cleanup plans for the site have long been a source of controversy. The site was a dumping ground for toxic materials for decades as a home to the ...
1/6/2021 Colombia regulator approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for emergency use dailymagazine.news ... Invima)."This is a very important step," Duque said in his nightly broadcast, adding the approval for the vaccine had been given in record time.The country now awaits approval for vaccines produced by AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical unit Janssen, Duque added.Patients aged 60 and over, or with co-morbidities such as asthma and diabetes, will be among the first in line for vaccines, as well as health ...
1/6/2021 Australia to bring forward COVID-19 vaccine rollout plans dailymagazine.news ... evidence or advice is available... our number one priority is safety," the spokesperson said in an emailed response to Reuters.The vaccination campaign will begin with doses from Pfizer Inc, officials said, while the AstraZeneca PLC vaccine is expected to be in use by March-end.Australia has committed to buy 10 million doses from Pfizer and 85 million from AstraZeneca as it aims to complete a mass inoculation programme ...
1/6/2021 Chilean lawmakers propose making coronavirus vaccine mandatory dailymagazine.news ... Chile was the first country in South America to begin a COVID-19 vaccination program.The Andean nation is also among the best positioned in the region for vaccine supply, having struck deals with AstraZeneca Plc , Pfizer Inc and partner BioNTech SE, and China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd."As we move forward in this process, we are unfortunately going to meet resistance from compatriots," said bill sponsor Gabriel Silber. He said ...
1/6/2021 Bharat Biotech Expects to Make 700 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses fdanews.com ... approved vaccine this year, the company’s managing director Krishna Ella said Monday.The emergency use approval of Bharat’s Covaxin over the weekend by India’s drug regulators along with approval of the AstraZeneca /Oxford vaccine – called Covishield in India – raised concern among critics who noted that a phase 3 trial of Covaxin only began in mid-November so full efficacy data aren’t yet available.Bharat ...
1/5/2021 Dutch government slammed over slow, ‘outrageous’ vaccine plan amid COVID spikes NY Daily News ... accommodate quickly enough the changes that have occurred. Perhaps that could and should have been done differently.” Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that the government was more focused on the lower maintenance AstraZeneca vaccine, as opposed to the Pfizer-BioNTech jab — the only COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in the EU so far. Advertisement In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 file photo, staff members wait for ...
1/5/2021 FDA warns against half-dosing COVID vaccines, citing ‘significant risk’ to public health NY Daily News U.K. girl uses her toy unicorn’s fake passport to get through Turkish customs: report Speculation about changing the FDA’s vaccine recommendations began spreading over the weekend after Dr. Moncef Slaoui, an advisor with the government’s Operation Warp Speed, said authorities were looking into whether two half-doses of the Moderna vaccine would be enough for some people. Slaoui told CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday ...
1/5/2021 Why mRNA COVID Vaccines Can't Change Your DNA Newsweek On 1/5/21 at 8:01 AM EST Share Tech & Science Coronavirus Vaccine DNA ConspiracyThe type of vaccines used against COVID-19 do not interact with or alter human genetic code, also known as DNA, scientists say.The unfounded claim spread on social media platforms in recent months as vaccines to prevent infections of the disease were being developed by pharmaceutical companies, including candidates from Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna and Oxford/AstraZeneca ...
1/5/2021 South Africa COVID Strain May Weaken Impact of Vaccines, Says Top Scientist Shabir Madhi Newsweek John Bell, a professor who led the development of the AstraZeneca -University of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine, has also voiced concern about the effectiveness of current vaccines on the 501Y.V2 variant ."The mutations associated with the South African form are really pretty substantial changes in the structure of the protein. The protein has a domain, which binds to the human cells—it's called the receptor-binding domain, and it's where ...