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White House: US sending Bangladesh another...

US to send another 2.5m Pfizer...

World

Fri, Sep 24 2021

The latest shipment -- 2,508,480 Pfizer doses -- brings the total of US shots to the country above nine...

USAID provides support for Pfizer vaccine...

USAID provides support for Pfizer vaccine...

Coronavirus

Wed, Sep 22 2021

Over 6,000 health professionals have been trained in various aspects of vaccine administration and...

US FDA advisers recommend Covid boosters...

US panel: Covid boosters only for elderly...

North America

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Not bound by the recommendation, the US FDA is expected to make its decision on the third round of shots...

Indonesia in talks with WHO to become...

Indonesia trying to become global vaccine...

South-East Asia

Thu, Sep 16 2021

Indonesia would use its leadership of the G-20 group of countries starting in December to promote global...

Miller: US likely to send more vaccines...

Miller: US likely to send more vaccines...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Sep 2 2021

The US has gifted 6.5 million vaccine doses to Bangladesh so far

New Zealand reports first death linked...

New Zealand reports first death linked...

Coronavirus

Mon, Aug 30 2021

Pfizer said it  recognized there could be rare reports of myocarditis after vaccinations, but such side...

Study: Pfizer shot declines faster than...

Pfizer jab declines faster than...

World

Thu, Aug 19 2021

The dynamics of immunity following second doses differed significantly" between Pfizer and...

Pfizer raises 2021 Covid-19 vaccine...

Pfizer raises 2021 Covid-19 vaccine...

Business

Wed, Jul 28 2021

Pfizer gained a head start in December with the first US emergency authorization of a Covid-19 vaccine,...

Lancet: Pfizer, AstraZeneca jab antibody...

'Pfizer, AZ antibody levels may dip...

World

Tue, Jul 27 2021

If the antibody levels carry on dropping at this rate, there are concerns that the protective effects...

Israel says Pfizer jab effectiveness...

Israel: Pfizer jab 39% effective against...

Middle East

Fri, Jul 23 2021

The latest effectiveness rate is significantly lower than that of 64% measured between June 6 and July...

WHO's Covid weapons fight still $16.8...

WHO's Covid weapons fight still $16.8...

World

Wed, Jul 7 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the pandemic remained in a "very dangerous phase"...

Pfizer vaccine highly effective against...

Pfizer vaccine highly effective against...

World

Thu, Jun 24 2021

The vaccine can provide more than 90% protection against hospitalization from the Delta variant

Australia further restricts AstraZeneca...

Australia further restricts AstraZeneca...

Coronavirus

Thu, Jun 17 2021

The fresh restriction came after a 52-year-old woman died of blood clotting after receiving the jab...

Covid-19: How vaccines work against...

Covid-19: How vaccines work against...

World

Wed, Jun 16 2021

Recent studies have analyzed the efficacy of the current vaccines with the new variants, particularly...

Heart inflammation in young men higher...

US: Heart inflammation higher in vaccinated...

North America

Fri, Jun 11 2021

There were 283 observed cases of heart inflammation after the second vaccine dose in those aged 16 to...

Pfizer vaccine administration set to...

Pfizer vaccine shots after June 13

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 7 2021

The diluent of the vaccine is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on Monday night

Pfizer vaccines reach Dhaka

Pfizer vaccines reach Dhaka

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 1 2021

It is the first consignment sent under the Covax facility

Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka nearly...

Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka nearly...

South Asia

Fri, May 21 2021

India's move last month to ban vaccine exports because of growing domestic shortages has badly hit...

Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines effective...

Study: Pfizer, Moderna vaccines effective...

World

Tue, May 18 2021

The coronavirus is known to latch on to a particular receptor on human cells called ACE2, which it uses...

Italian woman gets 6 doses of Pfizer...

Italian woman gets 6 doses of Pfizer...

Coronavirus

Wed, May 12 2021

The health authorities now claim she was given four doses rather than six 

Sri Lanka approves Pfizer Covid vaccine...

Sri Lanka approves Pfizer Covid vaccine...

South Asia

Sat, May 8 2021

Sri Lanka is the first country in South Asia to approve the Pfizer vaccine