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Nasal spray that ‘can block Covid for two days’ could be in high street chemists by summer – and it could end lockdown

I am confident that the formulation can make an impact. Our goal is to make an impact as soon as possible, we would really like to see this happen by summer.”

Breaking: Pope Francis, ex-pope Benedict get virus vaccines – Vatican

Pope Francis had announced during an interview with Italian television station Tg5 on Sunday that he planned to receive the vaccine this week.

Trump rejects plan to fast-track Covid vaccines for White House staff after backlash

"The American people should have confidence that they are receiving the same safe and effective vaccine as senior officials of the United States government on the advice of public health professionals and national security leadership."

Canada approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech currently has a contract to supply at least 20 million doses and up to 76 million doses through 2021. The vaccine is administered in two doses, which are given weeks apart.

Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine in India, media say

Officials at the DCGI and the health ministry did not respond to requests for comment. A government official, however, told Reuters that no application had been received as of Saturday night.

Health minister tests positive after getting COVID-19 vaccine trial dose

Vij, who is the holding charge of several ministries including health, said on Twitter that he had contracted the virus.

Sputnik V vaccine is 91.4% effective according to interim data, says Russia

Around 40,000 volunteers are taking part in the Phase 3 trials in Russia, of which more than 22,000 volunteers were vaccinated with the first dose and more than 19,000 with the first and second doses, according to the statement.

Oxford University’s Covid vaccine is ‘70% effective’ – as UK has 100m doses pre-ordered

"Excitingly, we’ve found that one of our dosing regimens may be around 90% effective and if this dosing regime is used, more people could be vaccinated with planned vaccine supply.

US could begin COVID-19 vaccinations by December 11: Official

Both Slaoui and Dr Anthony Fauci, a top infectious disease expert and member of the coronavirus task force, have stressed in recent interviews the need for a smooth presidential transition to assure a speedy vaccine rollout.

Scientist behind coronavirus vaccine insists it’s safe with ‘no serious side effects’

“We did not see any other serious side effects which would result in pausing or halting of the study,”

Pfizer in talks with Brazil to supply COVID-19 vaccine by early 2021

The vaccine will be sold with three different price tags, one for affluent countries, one for middle income countries like Brazil and another for low income nations

Rooney awaiting COVID-19 test result after friend’s visit

Wayne is angry and disappointed that he, his family and his club have been put in this position by someone acting secretly and in breach of government and NHS guidelines,” Rooney’s management said in a statement to British media, adding that he would take a COVID-19 test.

I have discovered preventive and curative drug for COVID-19— Borno natural medicine practitioner

Dr Kaka Kyari Abba Goni is an acupuncturist and Masterherbalist is a member Nigerian Council of Physicians of Natural Medicine, BSc Botany...

Data on Gilead drug raises hopes in pandemic fight, Fauci calls it ‘highly significant’

By Deena Beasley, Manas Mishra The top U.S. infectious disease official said Gilead Sciences Inc’s experimental antiviral drug remdesivir will...

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Nigerians are hungry, frustrated, unsafe — Northern CAN tells FG

We urged the President to go beyond rhetorics and match his words with action this time around in order to inspire confidence among Nigerians.