WHO says expects global COVID deaths to top 100,000 a week
January 18, 2021
GENEVA (Reuters) - Global deaths from COVID-19 are expected to top 100,000 per week “very soon”, from more than 93,000 reported last week, the World Health Organization’s top emergency expert Mike Ryan said on Monday.
January 15, 2021
China steals march on West in developing nations' vaccine rollout
ISTANBUL/LONDON (Reuters) - China is stealing a march on Western drugmakers in the COVID-19 vaccine race in developing nations, with Indonesia and Turkey rolling out huge campaigns with a Chinese shot this week, Brazil due to follow soon, and even EU member Hungary signing up.
January 8, 2021
WHO chief says 'clear problem' poorer nations not getting COVID-19 vaccines yet
GENEVA (Reuters) - The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-income countries are not yet receiving supplies of COVID-19 vaccines.
January 5, 2021
Drugmakers kick off 2021 with 500 US price hikes
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers including Abbvie Inc and Bristol Myers Squibb raised U.S. list prices on more than 500 drugs to kick off 2021, according to an analysis by health care research firm 46brooklyn.
January 3, 2021
India approves AstraZeneca and local COVID vaccines, rollout in weeks
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s drugs regulator on Sunday gave final approval for the emergency-use of two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat Biotech.
January 3, 2021
Pakistan Reports 53 Deaths, 2,272 Coronavirus Cases In 24 Hours
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – As many as 2,272 new coronavirus cases and Fifty-three deaths were reported during the last 24 hours on Sunday.
January 2, 2021
Pakistan reports 82 deaths, 2,184 coronavirus cases in 24 hours
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – As many as 2,184 new coronavirus cases and Eighty-two deaths were reported during the last 24 hours on Saturday.