Coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 4.3 million people and infected over 207 million globally. Here are all the coronavirus-related developments for August 16:
Faced with limited Covid-19 vaccine supplies, many countries chose to delay the administration of the second doses. Here’s the science behind the delay and timing of the jabs.
Sinovac will be the second Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in Algeria as the country announced earlier that Russia's Sputnik V vaccine will also be produced domestically from September.
Covid-19 vaccines work by teaching the body to recognise the virus. So if you’re exposed to it after vaccination, your immune system should be ready to spring into action and fight it but there is a chance of getting infected.
Experts warn that returning to pre-pandemic social and economic life can be disastrous as the coronavirus pandemic is not over yet.
The World Health Organization has said that any Covid-19 vaccines it has authorised for emergency use should be recognised by countries as they open up their borders to inoculated travellers.
Outbreaks in several countries are raising questions over the effectiveness of Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines against more infectious Covid-19 variants.
More than 350 Indonesian doctors have contracted Covid-19, with at least five dead, despite being vaccinated with Sinovac, while dozens are hospitalised as concerns rise about the efficacy of some vaccines against more virulent virus strains.
Covid-19 has killed more than 3M people and infected over 148M others globally. Here are all the coronavirus-related developments for April 26:
Covid-19 has killed more than 3M people and infected over 146M others globally. Here are all the coronavirus-related developments for April 24:
The suggestion by head of China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention marks the first time a top Chinese expert has publicly alluded to the relatively low efficacy of the country's vaccines.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu meets with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on 50th anniversary of Ankara and Beijing establishing diplomatic ties.
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