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UNICEF to stockpile 520 million syringes till 2021 as world waits for coronavirus vaccine

The agency said as soon as COVID-19 vaccines successfully emerge from trials and are licensed and recommended for use, the world will need as many syringes as doses of vaccine


China has said that while reasonable profits for companies are permitted, COVID-19 vaccines should be priced close to cost

While severe COVID-19 symptoms are extremely rare in infected children, they can pass on the virus to high-risk groups such as the elderly

Dr Reddy's has teamed up with Russian Development Investment Fund (RDIF) to conduct trials and distribute 100 million doses of Sputnik V in India

The country's state medical research agency had given a go-ahead to the Phase III trial in July and government approval came a month later


The American company said the data appeared inconsistent, the findings were premature and that other studies had validated the drug's benefits

The indicated price is for treatment using the drug for about a month, or a treatment cycle depending on the disease progression and patient condition

In most cases, AstraZeneca gathered information about marketing approvals from the state departments by using the RTI (Right to Information Act) route