The US-based pharmaceutical firm did not say where the production facility would be built but it envisages investing up to $500 million.
Though the vaccine was found to be safe, with no serious side effects, its efficacy in preventing HIV infection was just over 25 percent.
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Faced with limited Covid-19 vaccine supplies, many countries chose to delay the administration of the second doses. Here’s the science behind the delay and timing of the jabs.
Big pharma giant Moderna says people who received its two-dose Covid-19 vaccine would need a booster shot in the fall to keep strong protection against the raging Delta variant.
Saudi FM Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud meets Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi in Islamabad for talks on a range of issues including Covid-19 travel restrictions, conflicts in Kashmir, Palestine, Yemen and Afghanistan.
The World Health Organization also said there was a "likely causal association" between coronavirus vaccines using mRNA technology and "very rare" heart inflammations.
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The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
Outbreaks in several countries are raising questions over the effectiveness of Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines against more infectious Covid-19 variants.
The Food and Drug Administration issues warning about the risks of myocarditis and pericarditis in people after they have taken the second dose.
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