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Russia agrees to supply 35mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Uzbekistan

Russia agrees to supply 35mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Uzbekistan

Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Friday it had agreed to supply up to 35 million doses of the Russian experimental vaccine against Covid-19 to Uzbekistan's Laxisam, a pharmaceutical company.

Trump: Coronavirus vaccine coming "in a Matter of Weeks"

Trump: Coronavirus vaccine coming "in a Matter of Weeks"

US President Donald Trump said that a vaccine for coronavirus could be approved "in a matter of weeks." "I'm not doing it for political reasons, I want the vaccine fast," Trump said in an interview with (Fox News).

UK resumes coronavirus vaccine clinical trials

UK resumes coronavirus vaccine clinical trials

The University of Oxford has resumed its clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine after being paused for several days due to the illness of one of the volunteers participating in the experiments...

Covid-19 vaccine trial in Pakistan expected to begin this month

Covid-19 vaccine trial in Pakistan expected to begin this month

Falling Covid-19 infection numbers in Pakistan will not affect a Phase 3 clinical trial for a potential vaccine being developed by China's CanSino Biologics , which is expected to begin this month, according to officials running the trial ...

Sidra Medicine supports safe development of Covid-19 vaccine

Sidra Medicine supports safe development of Covid-19 vaccine

Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, is working with an international research consortium in the ongoing global race to find a safe and effective vaccine to tackle the Covid-19 virus.

Nine Covid-19 vaccine developers pledge to uphold scientific integrity

Nine Covid-19 vaccine developers pledge to uphold scientific integrity

The CEOs of nine companies developing vaccines against Covid-19 on Tuesday pledged to "uphold the integrity of the scientific process" amid concern Donald Trump will pressure regulators to approve a vaccine ...

Russia's Covid-19 vaccine showed antibody response in initial trials

Russia's Covid-19 vaccine showed antibody response in initial trials

Russia's ‘Sputnik-V’ Covid-19 vaccine produced an antibody response in all participants in early-stage trials, according to results published on Friday by The Lancet medical journal that were hailed by Moscow ...

Merkel says pandemic to worsen, vaccine key for return to normality

Merkel says pandemic to worsen, vaccine key for return to normality

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic would worsen in coming months, and that life would not return to normal until a vaccine against it had been developed.

Trump puts pressure on authorities to develop vaccine before election

Trump puts pressure on authorities to develop vaccine before election

US President Donald Trump put pressure on the authorities to develop and approve a vaccine for the novel coronavirus in a tweet on Saturday.

Vaccine hopes lift Asia stocks, but new cases cause concern

Vaccine hopes lift Asia stocks, but new cases cause concern

Hopes for a vaccine helped push equities higher on Friday following another tech-inspired record on Wall Street, with investors brushing off a surprisingly weak US jobs report ...

Philippines vows strict screening of Covid-19 vaccine

Philippines vows strict screening of Covid-19 vaccine

Philippine officials on Thursday assured the public that any vaccine against the novel coronavirus would have to go through a strict regulatory screening before being made available to Filipinos.

Russia aims to produce 'millions' of vaccine doses by 2021

Russia aims to produce 'millions' of vaccine doses by 2021

Russia said Monday it aims to launch mass production of a coronavirus vaccine next month and turn out ‘several million’ doses per month by next year.