South Africa’s Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi’s Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer’s anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said.
Vaccinating children of all ages will be critical to stopping the pandemic - and helping schools, at least the upper grades, start to look a little more normal after months of disruption.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention succeeded in providing the vaccine to 3,480,415 residents, which is 44.89% of the target. The vaccine was also given to 57.66% of residents over 60 years old.
Developing countries need to urgently audit their cold storage, transport capabilities and infrastructure, to prepare for storing and distributing the vaccines to their people. When COVID-19 hit the world smack in the face in the first quarter of 2020,
So we have a vaccine. Maybe. Though let’s be honest, nothing has actually changed. Yet. While the news has been greeted by many as a sign of an imminent return to normal (especially in the stock market), the vaccine is still several months
Finally, there seems to be some light at the end of what looks like a long, long tunnel. After being pummelled by the ravages of the much hated and feared coronavirus for months, which has killed over a million people,
The US Food and Drug Administration has not said how long it will take to study the vaccine data, but the government expects to give the green light for the vaccine in the first two weeks of December.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) said that as part of the expansion women who are breastfeeding as well as those who are planning to conceive can take the mRNA vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech).
The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company also explained that individuals must call 800 50 to book an appointment for the vaccination, noting that Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is available with two doses-three weeks