EU drug watchdog chief: could approve Covid-19 shot against new variant in 3-4 months

EU drug watchdog chief: could approve Covid-19 shot against new variant in 3-4 months

The EU drug regulator could approve Covid-19 vaccines that have been adapted to target the new variant within three to four months if needed, the agency's chief said on Tuesday as she said existing shots would continue to provide protection.

Nobel Medicine Prize for Covid-19 vaccine? It may be too soon

Nobel Medicine Prize for Covid-19 vaccine? It may be too soon

Scientists behind Covid-19 vaccines could be in the running to win the Nobel Prize for Medicine even though the pandemic is far from over. Some scientists say it is just a matter of time: If the work that went into developing the vaccines is not recognised when this year's prize is announced Monday

India tests longer-range drone flights, eyes Covid-19 vaccine deliveries

India tests longer-range drone flights, eyes Covid-19 vaccine deliveries

An aviation firm has carried out the first tests in India of longer-range drone deliveries, as hopes grow that they could deliver medicines as well as Covid-19 vaccines to remote areas.

Vaccine milestone for Qatar Airways Cargo

Vaccine milestone for Qatar Airways Cargo

Qatar Airways Cargo recently surpassed a milestone with 10mn Covid-19 vaccines transported

China says to produce 610 million Covid-19 vaccine doses this year

China says to produce 610 million Covid-19 vaccine doses this year

China's Covid-19 vaccine development programme is in a "leading position" and Beijing is on track to produce over 600 million doses by the end of the year, officials said Friday.

Covid-19 vaccine large-scale trials to exclude pregnant women for now

Covid-19 vaccine large-scale trials to exclude pregnant women for now

The first two Covid-19 vaccines to enter large-scale US trials will not be tested in pregnant women this year, raising questions about how this vulnerable population will be protected from the coronavirus

Britain secures 90 million possible Covid-19 vaccine doses

Britain secures 90 million possible Covid-19 vaccine doses

Britain has signed deals to secure 90 million doses of two possible Covid-19 vaccines from an alliance of Pfizer Inc and BioNTech, and French group Valneva, the business ministry said on Monday.

Europe to accelerate trials of gene-engineered Covid-19 vaccines

Europe to accelerate trials of gene-engineered Covid-19 vaccines

European officials aim to speed up trials for coronavirus vaccines containing genetically modified organisms, two EU sources told Reuters, in a move that could help shots