Moderna said on Monday it has started a U.S. government-backed late-stage trial for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, the first to be implemented under the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed anti-coronavirus program.
Anchor Lauren St. Germain and Dr. Peggy Duggan, who is the Chief Medical Officer at Tampa General Hospital, discussed what unvaccinated people need to know about the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, the importance of getting both doses (of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to be fully vaccinated, and vaccine hesitancy.
The National Medical Director of NHS England welcomes the rollout of the Moderna vaccine, and says the UK is “on track” to offer a Covid vaccine to all adults by the summer. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
NHS patients receive the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine as the rollout moves to England.Professor Stephen Powis, medical director for NHS England, said the move “marks another milestone” in the coronavirus vaccination programme.Developed in the US, the vaccine is the third to be added to the NHS “armoury” alongside those from Oxford/AstraZeneca and Pfizer.
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From DCGI approving new anti-Covid drug, to health ministry issues new rules for hospital admissions, here are the top updates on the coronavirus. DCGI approved a new anti-Covid oral drug, which has been developed by DRDO and Dr. Reddy’s. The medicine has been given emergency use approval by DCGI. Meanwhile, Health Ministry said that a positive Covid-19 report is now not mandatory for a patient to be admitted to a hospital. Also, Supreme Court formed a 12-member National Task Force on medical oxygen. The new panel includes 10 doctors and 2 top bureaucrats from the Centre, who will ensure streamlined delivery of oxygen across India. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.
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India and the European Union (EU) on Saturday announced their decision to resume negotiations for a balanced and comprehensive trade agreement after a gap of eight years and unveiled an ambitious connectivity partnership, during a virtual meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of 27 member nations of the bloc. In his remarks, Modi invited the EU to support a proposal by India and South Africa to waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines so that there can be equitable vaccine access for the entire world, officials said. The meeting, participated by leaders of EU member states as well as the top leadership of the EU, also decided to launch negotiations on two other key agreements on investment protection and geographical indications.
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A video went viral which showed PPE-clad health officials in Himachal Pradesh's Manali Vridh Ashram grooving to the steps of a regional folk song to cheer up the COVID-19 patients. Senior citizen patients also danced on the tunes of folk song.
Union Minister Smriti Irani arrived in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi to meet the family members of deceased BJP MLA Dal Bahadur Kori, who died of COVID-19. She hugged his wife and consoled her, at the latter's residence. She is on a visit to her Amethi constituency to assess the ground situation of COVID management.
CNN’s Jim Acosta argues that the right-wing voices railing against “cancel culture” are the same ones that love to cancel and silence anyone who won’t buy into Donald Trump’s big lie about the 2020 election.
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) kicked off a joint America First tour in Florida, pledging allegiance to former President Donald Trump. As the GOP grapples with leadership fractures, CNN’s Michael Smerconish suggests self-preservation is the new Republican strategy for staying in office.
Hackers linked to China's government targeted biotech company Moderna Inc, a leading U.S.-based coronavirus vaccine research developer, earlier this year in a bid to steal valuable data, according to a..