• Where is the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine made?

    Added On : 24th March 2021

    The European Union has warned it could ban exports of vaccines produced there, as it struggles to speed up its vaccination rollout.

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  • Covid vaccine: US trial of AstraZeneca jab confirms safety

    Added On : 23rd March 2021

    Results from the long-awaited US trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine are out and confirm that the shot is both safe and highly effective.

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  • Covid-19: Mumbai to roll out compulsory testing in crowded places

    Added On : 22nd March 2021

    The Indian city of Mumbai is to roll out mandatory coronavirus tests in crowded places as the country grapples with a rise in infections.

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  • Covid-19 disruptions killed 228,000 children in South Asia, says UN report

    Added On : 18th March 2021

    The disruption in healthcare services caused by Covid-19 may have led to an estimated 239,000 maternal and child deaths in South Asia, according to a new UN report.

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  • Covid: UK vaccination surge expected in coming days

    Added On : 17th March 2021

    UK experts say there will be a big increase in the number of people being offered Covid vaccinations in the coming days.

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  • Covid-19: Brazil experts issue warning as hospitals 'close to collapse'

    Added On : 11th March 2021

    Health systems in most of Brazil's largest cities are close to collapse because of Covid-19 cases, its leading health institute warns.

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  • Covid-19: Don't think pandemic is over, Whitty warns

    Added On : 10th March 2021

    Unlocking too quickly would lead to a substantial surge in Covid infections, the UK's chief medical adviser says.

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  • What's causing vaccine delays in some Asian countries?

    Added On : 9th March 2021

    An estimated 160 million Covid-19 vaccinations have been administered so far globally, but most of that has been in the US and Europe.

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  • Covid vaccines cut risk of serious illness by 80% in over-80s

    Added On : 4th March 2021

    A single shot of either the Oxford-AstraZeneca or the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid jab reduces the chance of needing hospital treatment by more than 80%, an analysis in England shows.

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  • Covid Brazil variant 'may spread more easily'

    Added On : 3rd March 2021

    The Brazil coronavirus variant now found in the UK appears more contagious and may evade immunity provided by past infection, scientists say.

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