TORONTO (Canada) (March 2): The National Advisory Committee on Immunisations (NACI) said it is not recommending AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for Canadians age 65 and older, Sputnik news agency reported.
LONDON (Feb 18): Britain will be the first country to run a COVID-19 human challenge study, on which the country's clinical trials ethics body has given a favourable opinion, the Imperial College London announced on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Feb 16): Yet another coronavirus variant (B.
MOSCOW (Feb 4): Russia’s Sistema-BioTech, a subsidiary of the Sistema Joint Stock Financial Corporation, confirmed the possibility of detection of mutated SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strains, including the British one, using previously developed test systems, the company announced Monday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 22): Malaysia registered another 3,631 new Covid-19 cases today, with 18 more fatalities — which marks the coronavirus' deadliest day in the country.
TOKYO (Dec 26): Japan has confirmed the first domestic cases of the new variant of the novel coronavirus that has been spreading in Britain, the health ministry said Friday.
MOSCOW (Dec 24): A healthcare worker in New York has suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer vaccine against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), reported Sputnik news agency.
AMMAN (Dec 19): South Africa has identified a new variant of the coronavirus that is driving a second wave of infections, the health minister said yesterday, days after Britain said it had also found a new variant of the virus boosting cases.