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London/Xinhua: The British armed forces will be involved in distributing coronavirus vaccine as the country strives to curb a sharp rise in infections, British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Sunday. more
Guterres urges more countries to step up and fund global COVID-19 vaccine effort

New York: The UN Secretary-General on Wednesday called for all nations to provide further urgently needed funds – the equivalent of the total spent on cigarettes worldwide every two ...

Donald Trump says US 'Weeks away' from COVID-19 vaccine

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said the country is weeks away from getting a vaccine to fight the coronavirus.

Updated influenza vaccine advice targets protection of elderly and health workers

New York: Amid a potential global shortage in influenza vaccines and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the UN health agency has advised countries to protect the elderly and health workers fi ...

Fight against COVID-19: Johnson & Johnson's vaccine shows strong immune response

New Brunswick: US pharmaceutical major Johnson & Johnson's potential COVID-19 vaccine has shown development of a strong neutralizing antibody response in nearly all participants a ...

Global solution to COVID-19 in sight, ‘we sink or we swim together’: WHO chief

New York: COVID-19 is an “unprecedented global crisis that demands an unprecedented global response”, the chief of the UN health agency said on Monday, unveiling a plan to hav ...

Millions of US citizens may have to pay for COVID-19 vaccine despite gov't Plans - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik:  Millions of people in the United States may have to pay for COVID-19 vaccination contrary to the plans of the authorities to make the shots free, as government-funde ...

WHO chief makes last push for countries to join multilateral COVID-19 vaccine effort

New York: Countries which have not signed on to a global mechanism that has pledged to provide fair and timely access to a COVID-19 vaccine, are urged to do so before Friday, the head of ...

UN chief: COVID-19 vaccine must be affordable and available to all

New York: The continuing COVID-19 pandemic continues to top a long list of global concerns, the UN chief told journalists on Wednesday, noting that “the grimmest of milestones&rdquo ...

China leading in COVID-19 vaccine development, has no need to steal foreign data, claims Beijing

Beijing/Sputnik: China is leading in the development of a vaccine against COVID-19 and thus Beijing does not need to steal vaccine-related data from other countries, Chinese Foreign Minis ...