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AstraZeneca plc is a British–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Cambridge, England.
Amid reports of the shortage of COVID-19 vaccine in various states, Sputnik vaccine has arrived in India, and "hopefully" it will be available in the market from next week, said Dr VK Paul, member (health) of the NITI Aayog, on Thursday.
Pakistan has been able to vaccinate only 0.8% of its total population so far and experts said the reason for this low rate are negative publicity and a shortage of vaccines, DW reported.
The European Medicine Agency (EMA) said on Friday that its committee on vaccine safety asked AstraZeneca to provide additional trial data on its COVID-19 drug for an inquiry into cases of a rare autoimmune disorder following vaccination.
Argentina reported on Thursday 24,086 new COVID-19 infections and 399 deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 3,095,582 cases and 66,263 deaths.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) provided an update from the White House on goals for providing AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine to countries by July 4.
Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi on Tuesday (local time) called on US President Joe Biden's administration to deploy AstraZeneca vaccines rapidly in India and other countries combating COVID-19 surge.
An flight from the USA carrying 1,000 oxygen cylinders, regulators and other medical equipment landed in India on Saturday night, the Ministry of External Affairs informed.
An investigation conducted by analysts at King's College London tracked down that one out of four individuals experience mild, short-lived systemic side effects like cerebral pain, weariness and tenderness after receiving either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine.
The Supreme Court on Friday questioned the Central government over not following the 'national immunisation programme' policy in the COVID-19 vaccination drive.
The first lot of Sputnik V vaccines from Russia will arrive in India on Saturday. The rollout of the Russian vaccine is expected to augment India's third phase of the vaccination drive which also begins tomorrow.