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  3. Chinese coronavirus vaccine shows 50pct efficacy in Brazil  New Straits Times
  4. Indonesia says CoronaVac is 65.3% effective as Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine makes inroads in Asia  South China Morning Post
  5. Sinovac vaccine cheaper as bottling to be done in Malaysia, says Khairy  The Star Online
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SAO PAULO: The Chinese-developed Coronavac Covid-19 vaccine has demonstrated a 50 percent efficacy following tests in Brazil, the organization in charge of its production in the South American country said on Tuesday.

Chinese coronavirus vaccine shows 50pct efficacy in Brazil | New Straits Times

The announcement comes as confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to spike across the archipelago.The announcement comes as confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to spike across the archipelago.

Jokowi Receives First Shot as Indonesia Begins CoronaVac Roll-out – The Diplomat

SAO PAULO, Jan 13 — The Chinese-developed Coronavac Covid-19 vaccine has demonstrated a 50 per cent efficacy following tests in Brazil, the organisation in charge of its production in the South American country said yesterday. Coronavac has been given to frontline health care workers in close...SAO PAULO, Jan 13 — The Chinese-developed Coronavac Covid-19 vaccine has demonstrated a 50 per cent efficacy following tests in Brazil, the organisation in charge of its production in the South American country said yesterday. Coronavac has been given to frontline health care workers in close...

Chinese coronavirus vaccine shows 50pc efficacy in Brazil | World | Malay Mail

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In a procedure broadcast live on television, the 59-year-old leader, was inoculated at the state palace along with his health minister and several senior officials, as well as business and religious leaders.In a procedure broadcast live on television, the 59-year-old leader, was inoculated at the state palace along with his health minister and several senior officials, as well as business and religious leaders.

President Jokowi gets first coronavirus jab - Politics - The Jakarta Post

The United States is changing vaccine strategies, releasing millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses it was holding back for use as second shots to inoculate Americans older than 65, as well as those with underlying health conditions.  Appearing on a morning news show, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said, "The administration (of vaccines) in the states has been too narrowly focused."  Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a news conference on Operation Warp Speed and COVID-19 vaccine distribution, January 12, 2021, in Washington."We now believe that ourThe United States is changing vaccine strategies, releasing millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses it was holding back for use as second shots to inoculate Americans older than 65, as well as those with underlying health conditions.  Appearing on a morning news show, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said, "The administration (of vaccines) in the states has been too narrowly focused."  Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a news conference on Operation Warp Speed and COVID-19 vaccine distribution, January 12, 2021, in Washington."We now believe that our

US Changes Vaccine Strategy, WHO Says Herd Immunity Will Not Be Achieved in 2021 | Voice of America - English

Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jabIndonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab

Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab - RFI

China News: A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac showed "general efficacy" of 50.4% in a late-stage trial in Brazil, researchers said on Tuesday, baChina News: A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac showed "general efficacy" of 50.4% in a late-stage trial in Brazil, researchers said on Tuesday, ba

Brazil researchers report disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China's CoronaVac vaccine - Times of India

India has started shipping COVID-19 vaccines to multiple cities, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation driveIndia has started shipping COVID-19 vaccines to multiple cities, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive

Indonesia starts a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo to receive the first shot of an ambitious drive launched amid record deaths from one of Asia's most stubborn epidemics.Indonesia starts a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo to receive the first shot of an ambitious drive launched amid record deaths from one of Asia's most stubborn epidemics.

Indonesia to launch vaccination drive as COVID-19 deaths hit record | Reuters

JAKARTA: Indonesia began its coronavirus vaccination drive on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo receiving his first shot of a Chinese-produced vaccine.JAKARTA: Indonesia began its coronavirus vaccination drive on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo receiving his first shot of a Chinese-produced vaccine.

Indonesia starts coronavirus vaccination drive, Jokowi gets first shot

US asking states to speed vaccine, not hold back 2nd dose | 2021/01/12US asking states to speed vaccine, not hold back 2nd dose

US asking states to speed vaccine, not hold back 2nd dose | Taiwan News | 2021/01/12

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo kicked off a mass inoculation program by getting his country's first shot of China's Sinovac Biotech vacciSoutheast Asian nation is hoping to achieve herd immunity

Jokowi gets Sinovac shot to kick off Indonesia mass vaccinations - Nikkei Asia

President Joko Widodo this morning received a jab of the CoronaVac vaccine, officially launching Indonesia’s mass vaccination program against COVID-19 The vaccination ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta The president...President Joko Widodo this morning received a jab of the CoronaVac vaccine, officially launching Indonesia’s mass vaccination program against COVID-19 The vaccination ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta The president...

President Joko Widodo ushers Indonesia’s mass vaccination program with first CoronaVac jab | Coconuts Jakarta

The move aligns with the incoming Biden administration strategy to quickly release most vaccine doses.The move aligns with the incoming Biden administration strategy to quickly release most vaccine doses.

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  Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. A slow start had triggered widespread concern from states and public health officials. Now, Health and Human Services Alex Azar has  Barely a month into a mass vaccination campaign to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration unexpectedly shifted gears Tuesday to speed the delivery of shots. A slow start had triggered widespread concern from states and public health officials. Now, Health and Human Services Alex Azar has

U.S. Shifts to Speed Vaccinations; Won't Hold Back 2nd Doses | Hamodia.com

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DELAYS in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia have been attributed to the absence of clinical trials at home, according to Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar (picture).The country is currently behind Indonesia, Brazil and Turkey, in its preparation to rollout millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the minister said.Several companies from China last year pulled out from taking part in human clinical trials for Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia due to the country’s declining number of active cases at the time.DELAYS in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia have been attributed to the absence of clinical trials at home, according to Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar (picture).The country is currently behind Indonesia, Brazil and Turkey, in its preparation to rollout millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the minister said.Several companies from China last year pulled out from taking part in human clinical trials for Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia due to the country’s declining number of active cases at the time.

Khairy: Vaccine plan delayed by absence of trials

China’s effort to boost its image by providing coronavirus vaccines to the developing world suffered a setback after one of its l...China’s effort to boost its image by providing coronavirus vaccines to the developing world suffered a setback after one of its leading inoculation candidates from Sinovac Biotech turned ou...

China's Sinovac vaccine comes up short in efficacy, Brazil says | The Standard

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine is 100 percent effective in preventing severe and moderate infections, 77.96 percent effective in preventing mild cases, and has an overall efficacy of 50.4 percent in Brazil’s final-stage trials.

Sinovac releases vaccine data in Brazil: 100% effective in preventing severe cases, could reduce hospitalizations by 80% - Global Times

If you’ve already been infected with COVID-19, you may be wondering whether you need to be vaccinated against the virus. The short answer is: yes! Here’s wIf you’ve already been infected with COVID-19, you may be wondering whether you need to be vaccinated against the virus. The short answer is: yes! Here’s w

Should You Get Vaccinated If You've Already Had COVID-19? | IFLScience

Senator Francis Pangilinan has called on the Department of Health (DOH) to cancel the purchase of a vaccine made by China’s Sinovac Biotech.Senator Francis Pangilinan has called on the Department of Health (DOH) to cancel the purchase of a vaccine made by China’s Sinovac Biotech.

DOH urged to cancel Sinovac jabs purchase over low efficacy rate | Inquirer News

The latest results are a major disappointment for Brazil, as the Chinese vaccine is one of two that the federal government has lined up to begin immunization during the second wave of the world's second-deadliest Covid-19 outbreak.The latest results are a major disappointment for Brazil, as the Chinese vaccine is one of two that the federal government has lined up to begin immunization during the second wave of the world's second-deadliest Covid-19 outbreak.

Brazil researchers report disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China's CoronaVac | Hindustan Times

Indonesia has authorized the emergency use of a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.Indonesia has authorized the emergency use of a coronavirus vaccine being developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.

Indonesia allows emergency use of Chinese vaccine | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

The Trump administration said it will make big changes to its COVID-19 vaccine strategy.The Trump administration said it will make big changes to its COVID-19 vaccine strategy.

COVID-19 rollout plan will change now to include more eligibility - Deseret News

The government has targeted to vaccinate at least 181 million of the country’s 270 million population until the end of the year. The government has targeted to vaccinate at least 181 million of the country’s 270 million population until the end of the year. 

Indonesia Receives 15 Million Doses of Half-Finished Sinovac Vaccine

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a slower-than-hoped coronavirus vaccine rollout, the Trump a

US shifts to speed COVID shots as cases and deaths rise – Examiner Online

The U.S. set a record Tuesday for the most COVID-19 deaths reported in one day since the start of the pandemic, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.The U.S. set a record Tuesday for the most COVID-19 deaths reported in one day since the start of the pandemic, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

United States sets record for most COVID-19 deaths reported in one day | KSL.com

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it is releasing millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses it had been holding back for second shots and urged states to offer them to all Americans over age 65 or with chronic health conditions. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said during a news briefing that the U.S. pace of inoculations has risen to 700,000 shots per day and is expected to rise to 1 million per day within a week to 10 days. Releasing doses that have been held back should bring the total number of doses that have been made available for use in the United States to roughly 38 million, Azar said.The Trump administration said on Tuesday it is releasing millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses it had been holding back for second shots and urged states to offer them to all Americans over age 65 or with chronic health conditions. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said during a news briefing that the U.S. pace of inoculations has risen to 700,000 shots per day and is expected to rise to 1 million per day within a week to 10 days. Releasing doses that have been held back should bring the total number of doses that have been made available for use in the United States to roughly 38 million, Azar said.

U.S. releases millions of COVID-19 doses, urges states to broaden vaccine access

The number of confirmed global cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 91 million on Tuesday, and the U.S. case tally headed toward 23...The number of confirmed global cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 91 million on Tuesday, and the U.S. case tally headed toward 23...

U.S. heads toward 23 million COVID-19 cases as three lawmakers test positive after Capitol lockdown - MarketWatch

São Paulo-based Butantan Institute lists an efficacy rate of 50.4%, after pressure for more transparencySão Paulo-based Butantan Institute lists an efficacy rate of 50.4%, after pressure for more transparency

Brazil finds Sinovac’s vaccine efficacy well below earlier findings

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it is releasing millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses it had been holding back for second shots and urged states to offer them to all Americans over age 65 or with chronic health conditions. The Trump administration said on Tuesday it is releasing millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses it had been holding back for second shots and urged states to offer them to all Americans over age 65 or with chronic health conditions.

U.S. Releases Millions Of COVID-19 Doses And Urges States To Include More People

The earliest rules were aimed at immunizing the very highest-risk people—but that has now been blamed for the clunking pace of the rollout.The earliest rules were aimed at immunizing the very highest-risk people—but that has now been blamed for the clunking pace of the rollout.

U.S. to Open Vaccines Access to Age 65+ to Speed Up Sluggish Rollout

CDC recommends state expand their pool for those eligible for the coronavirus vaccine.

CDC recommends states expand vaccines to every ages 65 and up; feds won’t hold back 2nd dose - al.com

New Hampshire health officials are trying to figure out their next steps after new federal guidelines were released Tuesday calling on states to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines.New Hampshire health officials are trying to figure out their next steps after new federal guidelines were released Tuesday calling on states to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines.

NH health officials consider how to implement new federal vaccine guidance

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday, three weeks after getting his first one with television cameras rolling in an attempt... NEWARK, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden received his second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday, three weeks after getting his first one with television cameras rolling in an attempt...