WHO Director General Tedros Ghebreyesus and Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca agree on enabling vaccine production globally without making intellectual property rights an issue.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on 50th anniversary of Ankara and Beijing establishing diplomatic ties.
Research shows vaccines by Pfizer's BioNTech and Moderna are generating "robust humoural immunity" amongst pregnant and lactating women who can transfer immunity to the virus to their newborns.
Just hours after AstraZeneca released results from its US trials promising high efficacy against Covid-19, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases issued an unusual public statement casting doubts over the recency of the data.
Local Bosnian authorities are pleading for more resources to help the health system as the country battles a surge in infections with no vaccination drive in sight.
Thailand announces plans to go ahead with AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine despite other countries suspending its use over safety fears.
Some countries have opened doors for the private sector to get in on the vaccine drive.
Coronavirus has killed more than 2.4 million people and infected over 112 million globally. Here are virus-related developments for February 23:
The coronavirus pandemic has killed over 2.35 million people and infected more than 107.6 million. Here are the developments for February 10:
South Africa will start vaccinating health workers with Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine in the form of an “implementation study” with researchers next week.
Trial data from University of Oxford and AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine shows it offers similar efficacy against original virus and its more easily transmissible variant circulating in the UK.
The Covid-19 pandemic has infected more than 105 million people around the world, with over 2.28 million fatalities. Here are developments for February 4:
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