Zydus Cadila drug maker has announced that the first phase of clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, ZyCoV-D, has been completed and it commenced the second phase of clinical trials in August. PM Modi also said that it is because of mobile technology that people are seeing billions of cashless transactions which boost formalisation and transparency.
The massive case increase is due to an outbreak of the virus, but the county health department says they will not disclose the location of an outbreak "unless we believe the public was exposed". "We're asking everyone to be a part of the solution - comply with the recommendations to help others", said Richardson. The continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement that the death toll related to the pandemic stood at 51,915 as of Tuesday afternoon, while 1,840,575 ...
The initial batch of 800,000 will be enough for 400,000 people to begin with. The meeting also assumes significance as it is being held after Prime Minister Modi's visit to pharmaceutical companies in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune to review coronavirus vaccine development work there.
Pfizer and partner BioNTech expect to produce globally up to 50 million vaccine doses in 2020 and up to 1.3 billion doses by the end of 2021. The first shipment is being tracked for delivery next week, Trudeau said. "These vaccines will be going to frontline healthcare workers first, and there are still uncertainties around the quantities we'll get and the timing of their arrival", Anderson said.
The American Medical Association says those who are detained are 5 ½ times more likely to contract COVID-19 than the general population. Of the three candidates, AstraZeneca is the only one to have already struck a deal with COVAX, a global initiative to distribute COVID-19 vaccines equitably, including to low-income nations, according to data from the Duke Global Health Innovation Center .
Algoma Public Health has reported, in total, 61 confirmed cases, with one outstanding case. Ontario is reporting 1,925 new cases of COVID-19 today, and 26 deaths related to the virus. It is the first of four vaccine candidates being reviewed by Health Canada. There are 1,574 more resolved cases, while the number of active cases rose to 15,547.