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Chinese Coronavirus vaccine to be used on Bangladeshi health workers: Secy

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Sinovac Research and Development Co Ltd, a Chinese company, will be approved for use on Bangladeshi health workers after getting its satisfactory results, Health Services Division Secretary Abdul Mannan said on Tuesday. Sinovac has filed an ‘appeal’ through icddr,b for conducting phase-3 clinical trial of …

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Bangladesh calls for affordable access to coronavirus vaccines

Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UN Rabab Fatima has highlighted the need for making the Covid-19 vaccines available, affordable, and distributing those equitably to all countries that need those most. “A fair equity principle is needed to ensure this,” she said adding that developments in regard to various vaccine …

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Russia may be first to finish coronavirus vaccine trials: expert

The final, phase 3, trials of a Russian vaccine against coronavirus developed by the Gamalei National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology may be completed quicker than in other countries, the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Kirill Dmitriev, told the Vesti news program on Rossiya-1television on Thursday. “This …

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Promising results in coronavirus vaccine trials

Encouraging early results from clinical trials have raised hopes for an effective coronavirus vaccine. Studies in the US and UK suggest several experimental vaccines produce a good immune response in volunteers without serious side-effects. Nearly two dozen coronavirus vaccines are in clinical trials while another 140 are in early development. …

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Vaccination levels falling during pandemic: UN

The number of children worldwide getting life-saving vaccinations has declined this year largely because of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization and UNICEF warned on Wednesday. The first four months of 2020 saw a “substantial drop” in the completion of the three-dose jab that protects against diphtheria, tetanus and …

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