World  /  Published 12.11.20

Russia vaccine ‘also shows 92% efficacy’

Sputnik V, Russia’s vaccine candidate against the coronavirus disease, also shows 92 per cent efficacy in protecting people from the infection, Russian agencies said on Wednesday, two days after...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 11.11.20

Brazil halts China vaccine trials

Brazil’s health regulator has suspended a clinical trial for China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine citing a severe adverse event, delighting President Jair Bolsonaro, who has criticised it f...
By Reuters in Sao Paulo

India  /  Published 11.11.20

Vaccine: Pune firm shows promise

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 10.11.20

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine shows 90% efficacy

By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.11.20

Covid vaccine bid at room temperature

Indian scientists have developed a candidate vaccine against the coronavirus disease that remains active after long-term storage at room temperature, raising hopes for novel vaccines that would not ne...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 09.11.20

Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine more than 90% effective

US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday congratulated Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE after they said that their vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 per cent effective in preventing Covid-19. Bi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New York

India  /  Published 08.11.20

Vaccine unit soon in Bhubaneswar

Odisha plans to set up an advanced vaccine manufacturing unit at Andharua on the outskirts of the city. The unit will work on the innovation and production of improved vaccines for different diseases,...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

World  /  Published 07.11.20

Spray hope for Covid-19

A nasal spray that blocks the absorption of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has completely protected ferrets it was tested on, according to a small study released on Thursday by an international team of scientis...
By Donald G. McNeil Jr. in New York

World  /  Published 05.11.20

Vaccine: closer, but not there

By Reuters, AP in London

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.20

Gold rush for a Covid vaccine

The arrival of a potent vaccine — several are being tested around the world — is likely to resolve the crisis brought about by the coronavirus. But it is also possible that significant cha...
By The Editorial Board in


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