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Despite short supply, COVAX distributed nearly 40 mn vaccine doses: WHO

Geneva, April 13 | Close to 40 million Covid-19 vaccine doses have already been distributed through the COVAX Facility, half of them in Africa,...

‘COVAX has shipped over 36mn doses to 86 nations’

United Nations, April 6 | COVAX, a World Health Organization-led initiative aimed at ensuring equal access to Covid-19 vaccines, has so far shipped...

Iran receives 1st batch of COVAX jabs

Tehran, April 5 | The first consignment of jabs allocated to Iran under the World Health Organization's Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) program has...

COVAX delivers over 20mn doses to 20 nations

Geneva, March 6 | COVAX, the international vaccine campaign co-led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners, has so far delivered more...

Joe Biden pledges $2B for COVAX

New York, Feb 20 | US President Joe Biden has announced a pledge of $2 billion for COVAX, the World Health Organization-backed initiative aimed...

Thailand to start clinical trials on homemade Covax

Bangkok, Feb 19 | The mRNA vaccine against the coronavirus developed by Chulalongkorn University of Thailand, is scheduled to enter the first stage of...

China plays catch up: To offer coronavirus vaccines to WHO’s COVAX

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Feb 5 | In a bid to catch up with India over the latter's proactive stance in gifting coronavirus vaccines...

CanSino’s covax to continue advancing phase-3 trials: Report

Beijing, Feb 3 | China's CanSino Biologics Inc. has got green light to continue phase-3 trials of its Covid-19 vaccine with the support of...

Bilateral vaccine deals putting WHO-led Covax at risk: Tedros

Geneva, Jan 27 | The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Tuesday that bilateral deals on Covid-19 vaccines between countries and companies are putting...

Turkey to receive 6.5mn more doses of Covax from China

Cairo, Jan 25 | Turkey announced on Sunday that 6.5 million more doses of Covid-19 vaccines would arrive in Turkey from China.Turkish Health Minister...

‘WHO-led COVAX initiative secures contracts of 2bn COVID-19 vaccine doses’

Geneva, Jan 9 | COVAX, an international initiative for Covid-19 vaccines led by the World Health Organization (WHO), has secured contracts of 2 billion...

Saudi Arabia receives over half a million doses of Covax

Riyadh, Jan 1 | More than half a million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine have arrived in the Kingdom. The authorities are likely to...

UNICEF to transport up to 850 tonnes of Covax per month

United Nations, Dec 19 | United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) could potentially transport up to 850 tonnes of Covid-19 vaccines per month in 2021,...

EU increases contribution to COVAX

Brussels, Nov 13 | The European Union (EU) announced to grant 100 million euros ($118 million) to COVAX, a UN-backed global facility to ensure...

Sanofi, GSK to supply COVAX with 200 mn doses of COVID-19...

New Delhi, Oct 29 | Sanofi and GSK have signed a Statement of Intent with Gavi, the legal administrator of the COVAX Facility, a...

Sanofi, GSK to support COVAX with 200mn doses of Covid-19 vaccine

London/Paris, Oct 28 | Drugmakers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday said they plan to make available 200 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine to...

China joins WHO-led COVAX for fair access to Covid-19 vaccines

Beijing, Oct 9 | China said on Friday that it has joined the World Health Organization (WHO)-led COVAX international initiative which aims to ensure...

Two-thirds of world’s population joined COVAX Facility: WHO

Geneva, Sep 22 | A total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world's population have joined the COVAX Facility, an international initiative...

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Air India cancels UK flights from April 24 to 30

New Delhi, April 21 | National carrier Air India has decided to cancel flights between India and the UK from April 24 to 30.The...