CanSino to start Phase III trial of COVID-19 vaccine in Saudi08/11/2020 03:00The clinical data related to Phase-1/2 trials has not been published but Russia's Health Ministry says that it is being reviewed by an expert panel, which will make the decision on the registration.Russian Federation is moving forward before completing similar trials, a move Dmitriev says is made possible by the fact that Russia's vaccine - despite being similar to Oxford's - is based on vaccine technologies already tested in Russian Federation...
United States and Taiwan Sign Landmark Agreement on Health Cooperation08/11/2020 03:00The visit stands as Washington's fresh flagrant provocation against the one-China principle, and a serious challenge to the political foundation of China-U.S. relations.Beijing has protested Azar's visit as a betrayal of USA commitments not to have official contact with the island.Health Minister Chen Shih-chung says that representatives of Taiwan and the USA will also discuss cooperation in the areas of health and medical care, as well as exchanges of medical supplies...
Restrictions reimposed in parts of Ireland08/10/2020 03:00Tough new restrictions are expected to be put in place from midnight tonight to tackle the Covid-19 spike in Kildare, Laois and Offaly.People have been asked not to travel to those counties unless for work. We have been contacted by many people who have had staycations booked and have now been told at the last minute that they can not travel...
Another COVID-free day for Vancouver Island, 47 new cases across BC08/10/2020 03:00The news comes the same week that BC health officials said a recent party that occurred in the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) region resulted in more than 40 individuals testing positive for COVID-19.There is a total of 3,881 test-positive cases of the virus in B.C. of those, 371 are active.Eleven people are in hospital and four of those are in intensive care...
Vaccine may be supplied in Japan in January-March08/09/2020 03:00Lazio Region announces human trials of "Made in Italy" covid-19 vaccine.Pazuello said Brazil would initially receive 100 million doses, which would allow for the vaccination of half the country's population, and then produce the vaccine locally.Japan has already agreed to receive a supply of 120 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine for 60 million people by the end of June next year from US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc...