Facebook says some users facing issues with Messenger, Instagram

Published On: December 10, 2020 07:04 PM NPT By: Reuters

CALIFORNIA, Dec 10: Facebook Inc said on Thursday some users were facing issues while sending messages on Messenger, Instagram and its office collaboration service Workplace.

Explainer: I just got a COVID-19 vaccine. Now what?

Published On: December 8, 2020 07:06 PM NPT By: Reuters

Here is what people getting the vaccine should expect.

LONDON, Dec 6: Britain is preparing to become the first country to roll out the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine this week, initially making the shot available at hospitals before distributing stocks to doctors’ clinics, the government said on Sunday.

LAHAN, Dec 4: The Facebook pages of the Chief Minister (CM) of Province 2 Lalbabu Raut were hacked on Friday morning.

LONDON, Dec 3: Britain on Wednesday became the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use and said that it will be rolled out from early next week.

Q&A: Where are we in the COVID-19 vaccine race?

Published On: November 30, 2020 07:33 PM NPT By: Reuters

Large global trials of several COVID-19 vaccine candidates involving tens of thousands of participants are well underway with some having gathered sufficient data to seek emergency use authorisation.

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective, results show

Published On: November 23, 2020 01:17 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Nov 23:  AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus, developed along with the University of Oxford, could be around 90% effective under one dosing regimen.

Moderna to charge $25-$37 for COVID-19 vaccine: CEO tells paper

Published On: November 22, 2020 01:40 PM NPT By: Reuters

FRANKFURT, Nov 22: Moderna will charge governments between $25 and $37 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, depending on the amount ordered, Chief Executive Stephane Bancel told German weekly Welt am Sonntag (WamS).

WHO suspends remdesivir from list of medicines

Published On: November 21, 2020 12:09 PM NPT By: Reuters

GENEVA, Nov 21: The World Health Organization said on Friday it has suspended Gilead’s remdesivir from its so-called prequalification list, an official list of medicines used as a benchmark for procurement by developing countries, after issuing guidance against its use in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.

Pfizer to submit U.S. emergency use application for COVID-19 vaccine

Published On: November 20, 2020 06:49 PM NPT By: Reuters

NEW YORK, Nov 20: Pfizer Inc said it will apply to U.S. health regulators on Friday for emergency use authorization (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine, the first such application in a major step toward providing protection against the new coronavirus.