COVID-19 Vaccine

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    Govt to pay COVID-19 vaccine side-effect treatment cost: Minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:35pm on January 18, 2021

    Health minister Zahid Maleque said on Monday that the government would bear the expenses for treatment if anyone faces a side-effect after taking COVID-19 vaccine....

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    COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

    Health System Improvement Forum | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2021

    COVID-19 vaccines are intended to provide immunity against the novel coronavirus. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, work to develop a vaccine against SARS and MERS established...

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    Pakistan approves COVID-19 vaccine by Oxford-AstraZeneca

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Islamabad | Updated at 03:38pm on January 17, 2021

    Pakistan’s planning minister says the country’s drug regulatory authorities have approved the use of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and the government is trying to make it...

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    Globe Biotech seeks approval for vaccine trials

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 02:11pm on January 17, 2021

    Local drugs maker Globe Biotech on Sunday applied to the Bangladesh Medical Research Council for approval to conduct clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine named...

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    India starts COVID-19 vaccine drive

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 09:25pm on January 16, 2021

    India kicked off one of the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drives on Saturday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global COVID-19 deaths...

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    Solidarity failing in global response to coronavirus: Guterres

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:12pm on January 16, 2021

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres on Friday deplored the ‘heart-wrenching milestone’ of the global death toll from COVID-19 topping two million, and lamented the...

  • Concerns as India to roll out home-grown vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Bhopal, India | Updated at 01:46pm on January 15, 2021

    A home-grown coronavirus vaccine will be rolled out in India from Saturday even though clinical trials haven’t been completed. But the government insists it will...

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    Government’s expensive COVID-19 vaccine negotiation failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2021

    BANGLADESH pays 47 per cent more, as New Age reported on Tuesday, for the COVID-19 vaccine to the Serum Institute of India — a partner...

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    Pope receives COVID-19 vaccine

    Agence France-Presse. Rome | Updated at 09:38pm on January 13, 2021

    Pope Francis, 84, was given COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, according to media reports. The news was reported by America, a US-based Jesuit news website, and...

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    Biden takes second COVID-19 vaccine shot

    Agence France-Presse . Newark | Updated at 10:29pm on January 12, 2021

    President-elect Joe Biden on Monday received his second COVID-19 shot, and said that getting vaccines into people’s arms would be a ‘number one priority’ for...