WHO suspends UN supply of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine for COVID-19

April 2 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization said on Saturday it has suspended supply through United Nations agencies of COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, produced by India’s Bharat Biotech, to allow the manufacturer to upgrade facilities and address deficiencies found in an inspection. The WHO asked countries that have received the vaccine to take appropriate actions, … Read more

US authorizes second COVID booster for Americans 50 and older

March 29 (Reuters) – US health officials on Tuesday authorized a second COVID-19 booster dose of the two most commonly used COVID-19 vaccines for people age 50 and older, citing data showing waning immunity and the risks posed by Omicron variants of the virus. The US Food and Drug Administration agency said the new boosters … Read more

EMA says not concerned by New York state data on Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine

A girl receives the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, US, December 5, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah Beier/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register March 3 (Reuters) – The European Medicines Agency’s leading vaccine expert said he was not concerned over recent data from New York state on a decline of … Read more