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Life & Style - Health
5/2/2024 1:49:24 PM
The EU's drug watchdog urged that anti-Covid jabs be updated before another round of vaccinations to counter a new variant of the virus, which is still claiming thousands of lives.

World - International
3/28/2023 7:46:21 PM
The World Health Organization said Tuesday it is no longer recommending additional Covid-19 vaccine booster doses for regular, medium-risk adults, saying the benefit was marginal.

World - International
6/11/2022 5:14:21 PM
Long-sought WTO agreements on fisheries subsidies and a Covid vaccine patent waiver moved a step closer to completion Saturday after negotiators finalised texts for ministerial review, but significant obstacles remained in hammering out a final deal.

World - International
12/22/2021 6:08:07 PM
British regulators on Wednesday approved a new formulation of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine appropriate for use in children aged five to 11, as the government cut the isolation period required for positive cases.

World - International
12/21/2021 6:09:54 PM
The World Health Organization on Tuesday approved a Covid vaccine made by US pharma giant Novavax for emergency use, after the European Union medicines regulator gave it the green light.

World - International
12/11/2021 9:01:33 PM
Tens of thousands gathered in Austria's capital Vienna on Saturday to protest mandatory Covid vaccines and home confinement orders for those who have not yet received the jabs.

World - Africa
11/30/2021 8:31:11 PM
South African pharma giant Aspen said Tuesday it has reached an agreement in principle with US-based Johnson & Johnson paving the way for an anti-Covid vaccine "made in Africa for Africa".

World - Africa
11/25/2021 11:16:00 PM
Only a quarter of health workers in Africa are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the World Health Organization said Thursday warning that majority of the continent's frontline medical workforce were dangerously exposed.

World - Africa
10/1/2021 11:44:32 AM
Just two percent of the population, or less, have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus in half of the countries in Africa, the World Health Organization said on Thursday

World - Africa
9/16/2021 10:13:26 PM
'The staggering inequity and severe lag in shipments of vaccines threatens to turn areas in Africa ... into breeding grounds for vaccine-resistant variants,' said Matshidiso Moeti, WHO's Africa director

World - International
7/26/2021 7:00:34 PM
BioNTech said it was also looking at setting up an mRNA hub in Africa so that future vaccines can be manufactured and distributed on the continent.

World - International
7/24/2021 8:24:40 PM
China has supplied over 10,000 Covid vaccines to a Myanmar rebel group operating near its southern border, its spokesman said

World - Africa
7/21/2021 6:27:01 PM
'Some unscrupulous individuals with intentions of making money, duped members of the public into a fake Covid-19 vaccine exercise,' Dr. Warren Naamara the director of a health services monitoring told AFP

World - Region
6/25/2021 2:04:42 PM
The 81-year-old cleric's Twitter feed published a video it said showed him "receiving the first dose of the #IranianCovidVaccine that has been developed by young Iranian scientists"

World - International
5/31/2021 2:10:50 PM
Until now, people over 50, workers in professions particularly exposed to the virus and younger adults with underlying health problems were given priority

World - International
5/27/2021 10:52:16 PM
The European Medicines Agency is expected to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid jab for 12- to 15-year-olds on Friday

World - International
5/18/2021 1:16:17 PM
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement called for states and pharmaceutical companies to move much faster towards evening out glaring inequities in access to the jabs around the world

World - Africa
9/3/2020 5:35:43 PM