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Pakistan starts phase three clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine

09 September, 2020 12:35 pm 12:35 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan has started phase three clinical trials of a vaccine against COVID-19 on Tuesday. In a tweet on Tuesday, Minister for Planning Asad Umar said that the vaccine has been developed by a Chinese Company. He said a total of forty thousand people will participate in this trial in seven countries, … Read More

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WHO says 172 countries engaging with global COVID-19 vaccine plan

08 August, 2020 5:17 pm 5:17 pm

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – Some 172 countries are engaging with the COVAX facility designed to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization said on Monday, but more funding is needed and countries need now to make binding commitments. Countries wishing to be part of the global COVAX plan have until Aug. 31 to … Read More

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Federal govt takes step for early provision of Covid-19 vaccine

08 August, 2020 3:08 pm 3:08 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The federal government has taken step for early provision of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine on Thursday. The Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination has accelerated efforts for early availability of coronavirus vaccine. The technical committee has prepared recommendations under the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) guidelines. “The experts … Read More

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Coronavirus vaccine nationalism ‘will not help us’: WHO

08 August, 2020 12:33 pm 12:33 pm

GENEVA (AFP) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) warned Friday that “vaccine nationalism” will not save the world, stating that rich countries who do come up with a vaccine for coronavirus will not be able to benefit by hogging it and keeping the anecdote from poor nations.  WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it would … Read More

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Wave of promising study results raise hopes for coronavirus vaccines

07 July, 2020 9:55 am 9:55 am

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Early data from trials of three potential COVID-19 vaccines released on Monday, including a closely-watched candidate from Oxford University, increased confidence that a vaccine can train the immune system to recognize and fight the novel coronavirus without serious side effects. Whether any of these efforts will result in a vaccine capable of … Read More

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Asian shares extend gains as investors count on stimulus, vaccines

07 July, 2020 9:40 am 9:40 am

TOKYO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Asian shares advanced on Tuesday as prospects of a deal by European Union leaders to jointly fund recovery of their economies and hopes for a coronavirus vaccine lifted risk appetite. Japan’s Nikkei rose 0.6% while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 1.5% to edge near its four-month peak … Read More

Russia trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine data, say UK, US and Canada

07 July, 2020 4:55 pm 4:55 pm

LONDON/OTTAWA (Reuters) – Hackers backed by the Russian state are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine and treatment research from academic and pharmaceutical institutions around the world, Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said on Thursday. A co-ordinated statement from Britain, the United States and Canada attributed the attacks to group APT29, also known as ‘Cozy … Read More

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WHO hopes for hundreds of millions of vaccine doses this year, two billion ...

06 June, 2020 2:19 pm 2:19 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization hopes hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine can be produced this year and 2 billion doses by the end of 2021, chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Thursday. The WHO is drawing up plans to help decide who should get the first doses once a vaccine … Read More

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We have to live with this coronavirus until a vaccine is developed: PM

05 May, 2020 6:45 pm 6:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – We have to live with this coroanvirus until a vaccine is developed, said Prime Minister Imran Khan during the inauguration of COVID-19 Telehealth Portal in Islamabad on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister expressed confidence that whole nation will work together to confront the threat posed by COVID-19. “We … Read More

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FM Qureshi says lockdown is not solution of COVID-19

05 May, 2020 3:24 pm 3:24 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the lockdown is not solution of coronavirus (COVID-19). Addressing to the session of Senate on Tuesday which is holding discussion on the situation arising out of COVID-19, the foreign minister said that the solution to end coronavirus is not lockdown but effective … Read More

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China approves experimental coronavirus vaccine trials

04 April, 2020 9:21 am 9:21 am

SUIFENHE, China (Reuters) – China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental vaccines to combat the new coronavirus as it battles to contain imported cases, especially from neighbouring Russia, the new “front line” in the war on COVID-19. Russia has become China’s largest source of imported cases, with a total of 409 infections originating … Read More

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Oxford University expert claims to develop coronavirus vaccine

04 April, 2020 10:03 pm 10:03 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Oxford University expert leading research team has claimed to develop coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. According to the British media, the Oxford University expert said that coronavirus vaccine could be ready by September with an 80% likelihood it will work. A coronavirus vaccine could be ready by September. Sarah Gilbert, an Oxford University … Read More

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Washington pledges $1 billion for coronavirus vaccine as pandemic risks gro...

02 February, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump will seek $2.5 billion (£1.93 billion) from Congress to fight the coronavirus epidemic and US and South Korean militaries are considering scaling back joint training as the virus spreads in Europe and the Middle East. Countries around the world are stepping up efforts to prevent a pandemic of … Read More

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Minor boy dies due to unavailability of rabies vaccine

09 September, 2019 9:38 am 9:38 am

LARKANA (92 News) – A minor boy who was bitten by a stray dog died of rabies in Larkana due to unavailability of rabies vaccine in hospital on Tuesday. According to the details garnered, 10-year-old Mir Hasan died in the lap of his helpless mother sitting in front of the Larkana commissioner’s office. His mother … Read More


Another polio case reported in Lahore

05 May, 2019 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Another polio case has been confirmed in Lahore as polio virus diagnosed in a 10-year-old child for the first time in history of Punjab. The spokesperson confirmed that a 10-year-old child in Lahore’s Allama Iqbal Town has been diagnosed with polio. He also said that this is the second case reported … Read More