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Moscow/Sputnik: Any safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually, unlike vaccines for influenza, Dr. Richard Mihigo, the program area manager for immunization and vaccine development at the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, told Sputnik in an interview. more
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 ...

UNICEF to lead global procurement, supply of COVID vaccines

New York: UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will be leading procurement and supply of COVID-19 vaccinations to ensure that all countries have safe, fast and equitable access to initial do ...

Nasal vaccine against COVID-19 prevents infection in mice: Study

Washignton: Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a vaccine that targets the SARS-CoV-2 virus, can be given in one dose via the nose and is ef ...

Clinical trials of Russian COVID19 vaccine wrapping Up, vaccine Safe - Researchers

Moscow/Sputnik: Clinical trials of Russia's coronavirus vaccine developed by the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology jointly with the Russian Defen ...

Moderna coronavirus vaccine shows 'positive' phase 1 result

Boston: A Coronavirus vaccine developed by  biotechnology company Moderna showed positive response in phase 1 study.

US approved 4 COVID-19 vaccine candidates for clinical trials: FDA Head

Washington/Sputnik: The United States has approved four coronavirus vaccine candidates for clinical trials, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) head Stephen Hahn told reporters.

Food is best vaccine against chaos, insists UN World Food Programme head

New York : Tens of millions more people are likely to go hungry this year because of the COVID-19 crisis, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Monday, as it announced plans for a mas ...

Largest-ever global response to cholera targets 2 million people in Africa

New York: The largest cholera vaccination drive in history targeting two million people across Africa is underway, the United Nations announced on Monday, in response to a series of recen ...

First dengue vaccine approved in more than 10 countries

Kolkata/Lyon, Oct 4 (IBNS): Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines global business unit of Sanofi, announced on Tuesday that Dengvaxia dengue vaccine has now received its 11th marketing approval, fou ...