This is with reference to the COVID-19 vaccination drive in India. Covishield has been developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca. Covaxin has been produced by Bharat Biotech. The Phase 3 trials of Covaxin are not yet complete. Hence some doctors and health
I’m a doctor and I’m writing to tell you that the news about coronavirus vaccines being binned in Britain is absolutely true. The Pfizer vaccine is currently the main vaccine programme in the UK. The challenges around its use have been well documented.
Vaccines are the shot in the arm we all need, literally and figuratively. The real danger is that even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the worlds of haves and have-nots.
Hospitals in a Brazil state have run out of oxygen supplies and made an urgent call for help from the United States. But the problem is that the American hospitals are not in a good condition themselves: they are reportedly reaching breaking point
Britain now has the worst Covid death rate in the world, due in large part to Boris Johnson’s fatal refusal to make decisions in time, from the late lockdown in March last year to the delayed announcement of Covid PCR tests on arrivals into the UK
I have vaccine envy. There. I’ve confessed it. The thought of getting a COVID-19 vaccine makes me impatient, greedy, needy. I yearn for a vaccine the way some people want a mansion or a Tesla or Michelle Obama’s dresses.
Countries like Russia, US and even UK are struggling to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine expeditiously, across their regions. This is sad. Now that the vaccine is available in many countries, we need to roll them out with lightning speed to save lives.
Countries which are vaccinating their populations should make the process and the centres cheerful, even whilst inoculating scientifically and systematically. This will accelerate the vaccinations. People across the world are excited to meet famous movie stars,
The pandemic scenario in Africa is taking on grim proportions as each day passes. Africa makes up about 3.3 per cent of the global total of confirmed virus cases, but this is believed to be just a fraction of the actual cases on the continent of 1.3 billion people.
Apropos with the latest talk in the town about COVID-19 vaccines, I am glad that finally, we have found a suitable remedy. As we all are aware, we have been living with this for a year and the virus still continues to haunt us. There are so many who lost their precious life,