World  /  Published 11.08.20

Putin: we have a vaccine

Russia President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the country has developed the "first" coronavirus vaccine. It has been developed by Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Minist...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Moscow

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Vaccine: 10-city trial plan

India’s department of biotechnology has selected 10 cities where several thousand healthy volunteers could join the anticipated large-scale clinical trials to assess the efficacy of candidate va...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 26.07.20

Vaccine woman who works for mankind

Prof. Sarah Gilbert keeps a mug on her desk that neatly surmises her life and work: “Keep calm and develop vaccines”. It is a mantra that has served the professor of vaccinology at Oxford...
By Joe Shute in London

India  /  Published 23.07.20

Naveen speaks to Serum CEO

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday spoke to Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla over a video call and expressed happiness that it had partnered with Oxford University to develop a Covid...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 22.07.20

Oxford vaccine to be tested on 1,500 Indians

The candidate vaccine against the new coronavirus disease developed by Oxford researchers and shown as safe and able to induce promising immune responses will be tested in India, among other countries...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.07.20

Vaccine: data hacked in US

The justice department accused a pair of Chinese hackers on Tuesday of targeting vaccine development on behalf of the country’s intelligence service as part of broader years-long campaign of cyb...
By New York Times News Service , Reuters in Washington

India  /  Published 21.07.20

Vaccine: glimmer of hope

British and Chinese researchers on Monday published the results of clinical trials of their two candidate vaccines against Covid-19, which show them as safe and able to induce promising immune respons...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.07.20

Bangla yes to China vaccine trials

Bangladesh’s state medical research agency has approved a third-phase trial of a potential Covid-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd , as infections rise in the densely pop...
By PTI in Dhaka

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.20

Learning to unthink in pursuing knowledge

The uproar over fast-tracking a Covid-19 vaccine exposes a deepening malaise in India’s knowledge order. Less momentous examples have become endemic to our scholarship and research. We are growi...
By Sukanta Chaudhuri in

World  /  Published 17.07.20

Vaccine hopes rise after discovery of T-cell

Oxford scientists believe they have made a breakthrough in their quest for a Covid-19 vaccine after discovering that the jab triggers a response that may offer a “double defence” against t...
By Bill Gardner, Victoria Ward, Sarah Newey, Henry Bodkin in London


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