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Feb 25, 2021 10:59 PM

China approves two more domestic Covid-19 vaccines, increasing number to four

[BEIJING] China's National Medical Products Administration said on Thursday that it had approved two more Covid-19...

Feb 25, 2021 09:49 PM

Pfizer-BioNTech testing booster of their Covid-19 vaccine in new trial

[NEW JERSEY] Pfizer and BioNTech said on Thursday they are testing a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine to better...

Feb 25, 2021 06:54 AM

Large real world study confirms Pfizer vaccine 94% effective

[WASHINGTON] The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine proved 94 per cent effective in a study involving 1.2 million people in...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Thailand working on plan to welcome vaccinated tourists by Q3

THAI authorities are preparing a plan to ease restrictions for travellers vaccinated against the coronavirus, senior...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

UK confident of vaccine supply from manufacturers

BRITAIN said on Wednesday it was confident in manufacturers' timely supply of Covid-19 vaccines to keep fuelling one...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysia launches vaccination drive as PM gets first shot

MALAYSIA on Wednesday launched its Covid-19 inoculation programme, which authorities hope will rein in a spike in...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM
THE BOTTOM LINE

Does the Covid-19 vaccine stop transmission?

THE purpose of the Covid-19 vaccines is to prevent death and serious health complications that strain our...

Feb 24, 2021 10:10 PM

China's Sinovac vaccine arrives in Singapore, but not yet approved for use

[SINGAPORE] Singapore received its first shipment of China's Sinovac vaccine on Tuesday. However, the product has...

Feb 24, 2021 09:33 PM

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot Covid-19 vaccine effective, safe: FDA staff

[BENGALURU] Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) one-shot Covid-19 vaccine appeared safe and effective in trials, US...

Feb 24, 2021 09:23 PM

Thailand says nears vaccine passport, hopes to welcome tourists in Q3

[BANGKOK] Thai authorities are preparing a plan to ease restrictions for travellers vaccinated against the...

Feb 24, 2021 05:04 PM

Philippines to probe use of illegal Covid-19 vaccines

[MANILA] The Philippines health ministry said on Wednesday it will investigate the illegal use of unauthorised Covid...