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New York: Global leaders, including more than 30 Heads of State and Ministers, have underlined their commitment towards fast-tracking the development and production of COVID-19 tests, medicines and vaccines, that will be available for anyone, anywhere, who needs them. more
Over 30 COVID-19 vaccines undergoing clinical trials, including in Russia: WHO

Moscow/Sputnik: Over 30 vaccines against COVID-19 are currently undergoing clinical trials in different countries, including in Russia, and this is very encouraging, the World Health Orga ...

WHO chief calls for solidarity in financing, ensuring equal access to future COVID-19 vaccine

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that six months after first sounding the international alarm over COVID-19, the UN agency is now intensely focused on shephe ...

Australian PM Morrison wants to make Covid-19 vaccine mandatory

Canberra: The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, has said he would like to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory for all Australian nationals.

Australian health minister "optimistic" about COVID-19 vaccine

Canberra/Xinhua: Australia's Health Minister Greg Hunt said on Sunday that the federal government is close to reaching a deal to produce a vaccine for COVID-19 in Australia.

Russia begins production of COVID-19 vaccine

Moscow/Xinhua: Russia has begun production of the first batch of vaccines against COVID-19, its health ministry said in a statement released on Saturday.

Erdogan says Turkey becomes 3rd to develop COVID-19 vaccines

Ankara/Xinhua: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey has become the third country to develop vaccines locally against COVID-19 after the United States and Chin ...

Search for COVID-19 vaccine: Novavax announces $1.6 billion funding from US govt's Operation Warp Speed

New York: Novavax, Inc, a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, on Tuesday announced that it has been selected to participa ...

First human trial of COVID-19 vaccine finds it is safe and induces rapid immune response

New York: The first COVID-19 vaccine to reach phase 1 clinical trial has been found to be safe, well-tolerated, and able to generate an immune response against SARS-CoV-2 in humans, accor ...

COVID-19: Moderna announces positive interim phase 1 data for its mRNA Vaccine 

New York/IBNS: Moderna, Inc. a clinical stage biotechnology company pioneering messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines to create a new generation of transformative medicines for pa ...