Johnson & Johnson submitted data to the World Health Organization (WHO) for emergency use listing of the company’s Covid-19 vaccine, which would allow for wider access of the one-dose shot.
South Korea’s intelligence agency said North Korea attempted to steal information on coronavirus vaccines and treatments by hacking Pfizer Inc., a lawmaker briefed by the agency said.
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Feb. 15 listed AstraZeneca and Oxford University’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, widening access to the relatively inexpensive shot in the developing world.
Sinovac Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine was approved for use by the general public by China’s medical products regulator.
More than 1 million people have died from Covid-19 in North and South America, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said.
The United States under President Joe Biden intends to join the COVAX vaccine facility that aims to deliver coronavirus vaccines to poor countries, his chief medical adviser, Anthony Fauci, told the World Health Organization (WHO).
French drugmaker Sanofi and Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline will supply 200 million doses of their Covid-19 candidate vaccine to a global inoculation scheme backed by the World Health Organization.
A vaccine against Covid-19 may be ready by year-end, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said, without elaborating.
Will the solitary path the United States is on, insulate it from further Covid-19 pandemic-related damage? Christopher Snyder, a professor of economics at Dartmouth University, believes the answer depends largely on the eventual vaccine’s level of efficacy.
The global death toll from Covid-19 could double to 2 million before a successful vaccine is widely used and could be even higher without concerted action to curb the pandemic, an official at the World Health Organization said.