KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Sanofi and GSK have received approval for their Phase 3 clinical study in Nepal to assess the safety, efficacy and immunogenicity of their adjuvant recombinant-protein COVID-19 vaccine candidate.
GANDAKI, August 15: A total of 6,700 industrialists and businessmen in Pokhara have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The vaccines were provided to tourism entrepreneurs, business owners and workers in Pokhara under the leadership of Pokhara Chambers of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), Pokhara Tourism Council and other organizations.
KATHMANDU, July 31: As many as 3,779,932 people have received their first shot of COVID-19 vaccines and 1,621,754 people have been fully vaccinated in Nepal as of Friday, according to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP).
"It's like war," Kim said, showing a map on her phone that shows no vaccines are available in southern Seoul. "It never comes up no matter how madly you click, and I'm angry and hopeless, wasting my time."
KATHMANDU, July 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has vowed that all Nepalis will get vaccines by the end of this year- 2021. “Nepali people should not worry about availability of vaccines against COVID-19 now,” he said.
There are indications showing that the number of vaccine doses arriving in Nepal through the two processes could cross 5.5 million within a month. According to authorities from the Ministry of Health and Population, efforts to import vaccines from other countries are currently underway as well.
KATHMANDU, June 14: While stating that they were denied vaccine against the COVID-19 even as they are forced to work amid serious threat to the infection of COVID-19, operators of the petroleum transporting trucks have halted supply of the petroleum products in Kathmandu Valley beginning Sunday.
KATHMANDU, June 9: The World Bank (WB) has pointed out that the slow process of vaccination has hit the economic recovery of countries like Nepal that are being hit hard by the second wave of COVID-19.
SINGAPORE, April 8: India, South Korea and Thailand faced mounting coronavirus infections on Thursday, undermining cautious hopes that Asia might be emerging from the worst of the pandemic as worries about safety threatened to delay vaccination drives.
LONDON, Dec 30: Regulators in Asia are weighing approval for COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer Inc with partner BioNTech SE, Moderna Inc and AstraZeneca Plc, but few nations expect to get significant supplies initially.
KOLKATA/AHMEDABAD, Dec 28: The Serum Institute of India, the local maker of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Monday it expected the British and Indian governments to approve shots for emergency use within a few days.
UNITED STATES, Oct 14: The World Bank has approved $12 billion in financing to help developing countries buy and distribute coronavirus vaccines, tests, and treatments, aiming to support the vaccination of up to 1 billion people.
BAJURA, Jan 2: The vaccines that should have been made available to children of Kolti by December has not been delivered by the government yet. More than a hundred children in the region have been deprived of this health service.
KATHMANDU, July 21: The government is preparing to add two vaccines from this Nepali year.
Fractional-Dose Inactivated Poliovirus Vaccine (fIPV) and Rotavirus vaccine will be introduced by the next five months, said Basanta Shrestha, officer at the immunisation section at the Child Health Division under the Department of Health Services.