Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

New hope: India ready for Covid vaccines

Sir — It is heartening to note that India is ready to use two coronavirus vaccines for emergency cases. The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, Covishield, made in this country by the Serum Institute of...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

Unclear shot: India vaccine roll out

Rolling out vaccines in the time of a raging pandemic in a nation as populous as India was bound to be accompanied by attendant challenges. But the lack of transparency and public anxiety regarding th...
By The Editorial Board in

World  /  Published 05.01.21

Oxford jab begins Operation Hope

“Operation Hope” began on Monday morning in the UK with Brian Pinker, an 82-year-old dialysis patient, the first to get the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine. Pinker, a retired maintenance manag...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 04.01.21

Covishield: cost to govt Rs 200-Rs 300

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot (Rs 219-292) to the government and will be priced at double that rate in private market ones such s...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.21

Oxford vaccine emergency use

An expert panel on Covid-19 of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Friday recommended grant of permission for restricted emergency use of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield in I...
By Payal Banerjee in New Delhi


World  /  Published 31.12.20

Covid: a jab to save lives globally

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, the “game changer” which will be rolled out in the UK from January 4 after being given the go ahead on Wednesday, will be “used to save lives across t...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 30.12.20

UK nod to Oxford vaccine

An independent regulator in the United Kingdom on Wednesday approved the coronavirus vaccine designed by scientists at the University of Oxford and produced by AstraZeneca for human use. The approval...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

World  /  Published 28.12.20

UK nod to Astra likely this week

The Covid-19 vaccine made by Oxford University and AstraZeneca is likely to be given the go ahead this week by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Agency and start being administered to...
By Amit Roy in London

World  /  Published 28.12.20

EU starts Covid-19 vaccination

Europe launched a mass Covid-19 vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to get the first shots to see off a pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 mill...
By Reuters in Rome, Madrid

India  /  Published 11.12.20

Vaccine: AstraZeneca to combine Sputnik component

Pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has accepted an offer from the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to use one of the two components of its Sputnik V vaccine in its clinical trials, the institute sai...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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