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US to authorize Pfizer vaccine for age 12 and up: report

Story by AFP The United States is expected to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children age 12 and up by early next week, US media reported Monday....

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Vaccine doses pass 1bn mark globally despite surge in coronavirus cases

Story by AFP The total number of coronavirus vaccine jabs administered globally passed the one billion mark on Saturday despite a surge in infections in many countries...

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Russia clarifies Sputnik V vaccine does not cause blood clots

Amid concerns regarding Sputnik V’s side-effects, the developer of Russia´s coronavirus vaccine on April 14 clarified that its jab did not cause blood clots, a...

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TV anchor Gharida Farooqi thanks Russia, UAE after getting vaccinated

TV anchor Gharida Farooqi got the first dose of Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik and expressed gratitude to the foreign country for dispatching it to Pakistan. She...

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China says will prioritise fulfilment of Pakistan’s vaccine needs

China will prioritise the fulfilment of Pakistan’s COVID-19 needs, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Tuesday (March 23). The Chinese foreign minister,...

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PM Imran Khan contracts coronavirus two days after taking first dose of vaccine

Prime Minister Imran Khan has contracted coronavirus, his test reports revealed, according to PM’s aide on Health Dr. Faisal Sultan. PM Khan was administered first...

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Pakistan approves Chinese and Russian vaccines for people above 60 years

Pakistan’s drug regulator has approved two coronavirus vaccines for people above 60 years of age, as the country’s infections tally nears 600,000. The Drug...

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Russia’s vaccine 91.6% effective against coronavirus

Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine was found to be 91.6 per cent effective against symptomatic Covid-19 in trial results published Tuesday, as the number of vaccinations...

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Pakistan expects 17 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine this year

The chief of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), Asad Umar, on Saturday broke the good news that COVAX has indicated a supply of up to 17 million doses of...

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Pakistan to get first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine by Jan 31: Qureshi

Pakistan is expected to receive the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from China by January 31, 2021, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Thursday....