Moscow’s South-South vaccine efforts have fallen short of expectations and don’t pose as big a challenge to the West as initially presumed.
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.
The company found out that a Russian firm used hundreds of social media influencers to run a coordinated smear campaign against Western Covid-19 vaccines.
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 protest comes as Covid-19 case numbers in New South Wales reached another record, with 163 new infections in the last 24 hours.
Covid-19 vaccines work by teaching the body to recognise the virus. So if you’re exposed to it after vaccination, your immune system should be ready to spring into action and fight it but there is a chance of getting infected.
The South African firm will begin producing the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in 2022 and all will be marked for distribution for countries under the African Union.
A study in Hong Kong adds to growing body of evidence that vaccines using mRNA technology offer better protection against the coronavirus
Experts warn that returning to pre-pandemic social and economic life can be disastrous as the coronavirus pandemic is not over yet.
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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