In Brazil, Pfizer begins process to register Covid-19 vaccine

Henrietta Brewer
November 26, 2020

"MoHF has identified initiatives which are essential to further strengthen the existing AEFI Surveillance System of India so that timely and complete AEFI reporting for Covid-19 vaccination is possible", the letter reads.

That figure includes another vaccine developed by Moderna and the National Institutes for Health, which announced some preliminary efficacy results last week and is also close to applying for emergency approval.

Earlier this month, Abu Dhabi revamped its entry rules, mandating all UAE residents to undertake a Covid-19 PCR test on the fourth and eighth day of entering the emirate, in addition to a test prior to entry.


Mexico has officially registered almost 102,000 Covid-19 deaths - the world's fourth-highest toll - and over a million infections.

With the emergency use authorization of a coronavirus vaccine expected in the coming weeks, MA health officials may look to a small group of infectious disease doctors to help plan for the mass distribution of hundreds of thousands of vaccine doses.

The statement describing the error comes after the announcement on Monday that the shots were "highly effective" and made no mention of why some study participants didn't receive as much vaccine in the first of two shots as expected. "We can't "build back better" if lack of access to vaccination has condemned some countries to isolation because they remain Covid-19 hubs".


On November 17, Liu Jingzhen, chairman of Sinopharm, said that the vaccine candidates have been under Phase-3 clinical trials in 10 countries including the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Peru, and Argentina, with almost 60,000 people inoculated. "Cold-chains are energy intensive and rely on planet-warming refrigerants".

"We could vaccinate more or less 20 million to 30 million a year", Galvez said in an interview with PTV on Wednesday.

Over 8 lakh health staff and frontline workers will get priority in Covid-19 vaccination in Uttar Pradesh. While we are experiencing positive economic growth in the short run, this may not be sustained if the pandemic prolongs. Availability of vaccine can remove this fear and stimulate economic activities.


"We bought the vaccine".

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