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Vaccines take flight: Airlines sign to accelerate the rollout

Vaccines take flight: Airlines sign to accelerate the rollout

?While airlines continue to struggle with endless border closures, quarantine laws, and lack of government financial support in some of the hardest-hit areas on the planet, the important role airlines play ...

India holds vaccine drills ahead of mass inoculation drive

India holds vaccine drills ahead of mass inoculation drive

India on Saturday staged nationwide drills to start one of the world's biggest coronavirus vaccination programmes as the drug regulator prepared to approve the first vaccine.

AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccine approved for use in UK

AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid vaccine approved for use in UK

A coronavirus vaccine developed by drug firm AstraZeneca and Oxford University has been approved for use in Britain, the government said Wednesday, adding the mass rollout will start on January 4.

Covid vaccines mark end of pandemic era’s sizzling travel deals

Covid vaccines mark end of pandemic era’s sizzling travel deals

Snag those vacation bargains while they last. The arrival of a coronavirus vaccine has the US travel industry preparing for a rebound in demand following a historically terrible year.

Indonesia pledges free Covid-19 vaccines, with president first in line

Indonesia pledges free Covid-19 vaccines, with president first in line

Indonesia will provide free coronavirus vaccines to its citizens when the world’s fourth most populous nation starts its inoculation programme, President Joko Widodo said ...

Canada administers first Covid-19 vaccines, PM Trudeau in no rush for his shot

Canada administers first Covid-19 vaccines, PM Trudeau in no rush for his shot

Canada kicked off its inoculation campaign against Covid-19 on Monday by injecting frontline healthcare workers and elderly nursing home residents, becoming just the third nation in the world to administer the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.

Pfizer vaccines reach 141 of 145 locations slated for first day deliveries: HHS

Pfizer vaccines reach 141 of 145 locations slated for first day deliveries: HHS

Pfizer Inc and partners have delivered the first Covid-19 vaccines to 141 of 145 locations targeted by the US government for the first day of a nationwide rollout on Monday ...

First batch of Pfizer/BioNTEch Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Canada

First batch of Pfizer/BioNTEch Covid-19 vaccines arrives in Canada

The first Covid-19 vaccines landed on Canadian soil on Sunday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, and some Canadians are expected to roll up their sleeves for a shot as soon as Monday.

With vaccines on the way, Mexico sees 'beginning of the end' of pandemic

With vaccines on the way, Mexico sees 'beginning of the end' of pandemic

Mexico can see an end to the coronavirus pandemic on the horizon with the first doses of Pfizer Inc's Covid-19 vaccine scheduled to arrive in weeks, said a top official in charge of the country's international response to the health crisis.

Philippines' Duterte agrees to pay for vaccines in advance to ensure supply

Philippines' Duterte agrees to pay for vaccines in advance to ensure supply

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has previously criticised Western manufacturers for asking fees to reserve vaccines, has agreed to pay drugmakers in advance to secure millions of Covid-19 shots, his spokesman said on Thursday.

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned of the acute shortage of vaccines for children in Libya, pointing out that many vaccination ...

China giving experimental coronavirus vaccines to high-risk groups since July, says official

China giving experimental coronavirus vaccines to high-risk groups since July, says official

China has been giving experimental coronavirus vaccines to groups facing high infection risks since July, a health official told state media.