COVAX, backed by 190 participating countries to ensure equitable worldwide access to COVID-19 vaccines, published its first distribution list Wednesday, with enough doses for dozens of countries to immunize more than 3 percent of their populations by mid-2021.
Europe’s fight to secure COVID-19 vaccine supplies intensified on Thursday when the European Union warned drug companies such as AstraZeneca that it would use all legal means or even block exports unless they agreed to deliver shots as promised.
A promising new study out of Canada offers data that some cannabis strains help reduce a specific type of inflammatory distress — called a “cytokine storm” —that precedes severe cases of acute respiratory distress due to Covid-19.
Firm working ‘out of abundance of caution’ after research suggests vaccine less effective against strain
$600 stimulus checks have begun to hit some bank accounts.
Trials are ongoing into the vaccines safety and efficacy in the over-60s.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held virtual meetings with Chief Ministers to discuss the coronavirus situation in the states. After his meeting, PM Modi said India is in a better situation but asked CMs to focus on ensuring transmission is curbed.
AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s potential COVID-19 vaccine produced a strong immune response in older adults, data published on Thursday showed, with researchers expecting to release late-stage trial results by Christmas.