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Taiwan grants emergency AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine authorization and orders 10 million doses

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine. Dado Ruvic/Reuters Taiwan ordered 10 million doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine. Shots are expected to arrive in the next week...
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Canada is unapologetic after boosting its vaccine program via the COVAX scheme meant for poorer countries

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

A nurse is inoculated with the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine in Toronto, Canada, December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio Canada is the only G7 country due to receive...
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Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to distribute vaccines around the world

Dubai forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to distribute vaccines around the world

4 monthes ago   |   Travel and Tourworld

Following the directions of Vice President and Prime Minister of theUAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai on today launched the Vaccine...
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The US is finally joining the push for global vaccine access. It's almost certainly not going to be enough

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

A health worker prepares a syringe before applying it to the patient during a vaccination drill in Bogota, Colombia, in January 2021. Guillermo Legaria/Getty Images President...
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Pfizer and BioNTech will reportedly supply COVID-19 shots to COVAX, the WHO's vaccine scheme for poorer countries, following Biden's commitment to the program

4 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Getty/David Greedy Pfizer and BioNTech will supply a small quantity of their COVID-19 vaccine to COVAX, Reuters reported. COVAX was set up by health groups including the WHO to...
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Biden will join the WHO-backed vaccine scheme, COVAX, which Trump claimed was 'China-centric' and refused to be a part of

5 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

President-elect Joe Biden rolls up his sleeve to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from nurse practitioner Tabe Mase at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital as his wife Jill Biden...
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WHO: Vaccination in Asia-Pacific expected mid or late 2021

WHO: Vaccination in Asia-Pacific expected mid or late 2021

6 monthes ago   |   China Travel & Tourism News   |   2 articles

The World Health Organization said Thursday that countries in the Asia-Pacific region are not guaranteed to have early access to COVID-19 shots and urged them to adopt a...
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The UN-backed initiative to get vaccines to poorer countries is underfunded, floundering, and some nations are choosing instead to go it alone

6 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Getty/Mladen Antonov COVAX, the global alliance to ensure a fair supply of coronavirus vaccines in poorer countries, is struggling in its mission, according to the Associated...
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China finally joined a global effort to distribute coronavirus vaccines equally, while the US is still refusing because the WHO is involved

8 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, 2019. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters China announced on Friday it was...
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Trump won't join a WHO-organized coronavirus vaccine development effort. That could leave the US in the lurch if domestic candidates fail

9 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump speaks during a re-election campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, June 20, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis The Trump administration says the US won't participate...
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