Tag Archives: Vaccine

WHO approves Covid vaccine made by China’s Sinopharm for emergency use

Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport on April 24, 2021, in the Syrian capital. Loua Beshara | AFP | Getty Images The World Health Organization said Friday it has approved for emergency use a coronavirus vaccine developed by the Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical group Sinopharm. Beijing’s… Read More »

Drop in COVID among seniors boosts confidence in vaccine campaign: ‘It’s absolutely working’

Evidence that COVID-19 vaccines are working is bringing about hope that the pandemic will soon fade in the United States. A Washington Examiner analysis of data from 14 states found that the rate of COVID-19 cases among those aged 65 and older, the group with the highest rates of vaccination, is dropping at a faster… Read More »

Emergent BioSolutions’ plant behind the lost J&J vaccine batch hit with several FDA red flags last year: report

With Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout off to a slower than expected start, the recent news that millions of doses were ruined in a production error came as a rude awakening. But the Emergent BioSolutions plant at the heart of the issue has faced scrutiny for its shortcomings from federal regulators before. An FDA investigator last… Read More »

Toronto health group abruptly cancels project that would see some young people get COVID vaccine now

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Health Canada The changes seem to underline the political sensitivities around Canada’s painfully slow vaccine rollout, where the hint of queue jumping is quickly snuffed out Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Mar 31, 2021  •  3 days ago  •  4 minute read  •  24 Comments North York General Hospital.… Read More »