November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

‘Vaccine’ Merriam-Webster's word of 2021

With an expanded definition to reflect the times, Merriam-Webster has declared an omnipresent truth as its 2021 word of the year: vaccine.

November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

Existing vaccines likely protect against severe illness from Omicron: South African expert

Existing COVID-19 vaccines are probably effective at preventing severe disease and hospitalisation from the newly identified Omicron variant, a top South African infectious disease expert said on...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

100% of UAE population received one dose of Covid-19 vaccine: Ministry

One hundred percent of the United Arab Emirates' population has received at least one dose of a vaccine against Covid-19, the health ministry has said.

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

Bangladesh gets 17.9 lakh more Pfizer vaccines from US

Bangladesh today received another 17.90 lakh doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine from US under the COVAX facility.

November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Serum Institute resumes Covishield vaccine export

Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, today said it has resumed exports of its Covid-19 vaccine Covishield to low- and middle-income countries with the first...

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Covid vaccines reduce transmission of Delta variant by 40%: WHO

Covid vaccines reduce transmission of the dominant Delta variant by about 40 percent, the WHO said Wednesday, warning that people were falling into a false sense of security concerning jabs.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

Pfizer says longtime employee leaving company stole Covid vaccine secrets

Pfizer Inc has sued a longtime employee for allegedly stealing "scores" of confidential documents, including some related to its COVID-19 vaccine, as she prepared to jump to a competitor.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

US provides 1.8m Pfizer vaccines

The US has provided another 1.8 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh. The American people have now donated a total of

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Bangladesh gets 1.8mn Pfizer vaccines from US

The United States (US) has provided another 1.8 million doses of Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh.

November 24, 2021
November 24, 2021

Bangavax gets nod for human trials

The homegrown Covid-19 vaccine Bangavax got ethical permission from the Bangladesh Medical Research Council (BMRC) to begin human trials, in a massive endorsement of the research credentials of the...