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Pfizer-BioNTech to provide 2 billion Covid-19 vaccine to Poor Nations

In a bid to fulfil the international calls for vaccine solidarity, American pharmaceutical company, Pfizer and German company, BioNTech have pledged to provide 2 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccine to poor countries in middle-income and low-income countries in next 18 months. This announcement was made at the global health summit hosted by Italy. Highlights Both ..

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Mixing Covid-19 vaccines increase Vaccine Reactogenicity

The researchers in the University of Oxford recently launched “Com-COV Study “. The study was launched to investigate alternate doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine and Oxford-Astra Zeneca vaccine. The researchers have concluded that mixing the administration of these doses in a more frequent mild to moderate reactions will increase the reactogenicity of the vaccine. What are ..

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New Zealand inaugurates its First Big Vaccination Clinic

New Zealand has inaugurated its first large vaccination clinic in a bid of scaling up efforts to protect the people from Covid-19 pandemic. Highlights The clinic was opened in South Auckland and it will initially target the household members of the border workers. The country has stamped out the community spread of coronavirus. It also ..

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UN asks G20 nations to prepare ‘Global Covid-19 Vaccination Plan’

The Secretary-General of United Nations, Antonio Guterres, has asked the G20 nations to prepare a “Global Covid-19 Vaccination Plan” on February 17, 2020. Highlights The UN asked do so while it condemned the wildly uneven and unfair distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the countries. He stated that, the 10 wealthier countries have administered 75 percent ..

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