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    EU to get 50m doses of Pfizer’s COVID jabs earlier than expected

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:29pm on April 15, 2021

    The European Union said on Wednesday that it is expecting 50 million Pfizer coronavirus vaccine doses earlier than expected, as the United States said it...

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    Pfizer on delivering 10pc more vaccines by end of May

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:36am on April 14, 2021

    Pfizer has ‘ramped up production’ of its COVID-19 vaccine and can deliver 10 per cent more doses than expected to the United States by the...

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    Chinese vaccines not very powerful

    United News of Bangladesh / Associated Press | Updated at 06:47pm on April 11, 2021

    In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government...

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    Pfizer seeks COVID-19 vaccine use on 12-15 year olds in US

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 03:58pm on April 10, 2021

    Pfizer-BioNTech asked for authorisation on Friday to use their COVID-19 vaccine on 12 to 15-year-olds in the United States, which could mark a crucial next...

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    Pfizer says its coronavirus vaccine protects children, teenagers

    United News of Bangladesh / AP . Washington | Updated at 10:43am on April 01, 2021

    Pfizer announced on Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine is safe and strongly protective in kids as young as 12, a step toward possibly beginning shots...

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    Study shows AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine over 80pc effective

    Agence France-Presse . Paris, France | Updated at 11:05am on March 04, 2021

    The AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine appears to be more than 80 per cent effective at preventing severe illness among elderly, at-risk individuals after a single dose,...

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    Bangladesh to get over 1.9cr doses of vaccines from Covax

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49am on March 03, 2021

    Bangladesh will receive 10,908,000 vaccines from Covax, a global effort to ensure COVID-19 vaccines reach the most in need, the Covax scheme announced  on Tuesday....

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    Oxford to run trial of COVID-19 vaccines by other companies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:05am on February 04, 2021

    Oxford University announced on Thursday it will launch a medical trial alternating doses of COVID-19 vaccines created by different manufacturers, the first study of its...

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    Norway says COVID-19 vaccine, post-vaccination deaths not related

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 11:44am on January 19, 2021

    Norway said on Monday that no link had been established between Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine and post-vaccination deaths in the country, but recommended doctors consider the...

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    BNP blames govt for COVID-19 vaccine uncertainty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:22pm on January 06, 2021

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Wednesday said that the Awami League government had created uncertainty over getting COVID-19 vaccines in the country as the government...