Bolivia hopes to vaccinate up to 20% of its population in the first quarter of this year. The health ministry has endorsed Russia’s Sputnik V and China’s CoronaVac vaccines against COVID-19
As trials for vaccine candidates continue, the question of which countries will gain access to it has become pressing. Low-income countries are likely to suffer in this regard
The study analyzed the immune memory against the virus in 185 patients who had recovered from COVID-19. These included patients who were asymptomatic and those who exhibited severe clinical symptoms
The extension comes as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, with Maduro securing 10 million Sputnik V vaccine doses.
If we plan to vaccinate the entire Indian people, the states need to be involved in a big way, however, the Modi government has so far centralized all aspects of the management of the epidemic, treating it only as an administrative problem.
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha and immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath discuss the challenges of taking a vaccine to the people in countries like India. They also look at the various vaccine candidates in contention
Even if the major economies can solve their own problems of procuring the vaccines by jumping the queue with money or captive production capacities, what about the rest of the world?
According to a recent study by Oxfam International, wealthy nations, which account for nearly 13% of the global population, have cornered a lion’s share of supply deals for vaccine candidates in phase-3 of the clinical trials
Dr. Satyajit Rath and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about the phenomenon of reinfection of COVID-19
Dr. Satyajit Rath and Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talk about the possibilities and potential of the 5 candidates for the COVID-19 vaccine.