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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 ― Malaysia, which is negotiating supplies of a Covid-19 vaccine with China’s Sinovac Biotech, will only go ahead with procurement if it satisfies the safety and efficacy standards of local regulators, a minister said on Wednesday. Brazil has triggered concerns over...KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 ― Malaysia, which is negotiating supplies of a Covid-19 vaccine with China’s Sinovac Biotech, will only go ahead with procurement if it satisfies the safety and efficacy standards of local regulators, a minister said on Wednesday. Brazil has triggered concerns over...

Khairy: Malaysia to study Sinovac clinical trial data before approving Covid-19 vaccine | Malaysia | Malay Mail

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.

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A roundup of the latest developments of how the world is grappling with COVID-19A roundup of the latest developments of how the world is grappling with COVID-19

Walt Disney Co's Disneyland, which has remained closed since March, will become the first large site to provide COVID-19 vaccinations in Orange County, California, government officials announced late on Monday. Disneyland will be the first Super Point-of-Dispensing (POD) sites in the county and become operational later this week, the district…

Disneyland to become mass vaccination site in California - Japan Today

Latest results show Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine is less effective in Brazil than previously suggested.Latest results show Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine is less effective in Brazil than previously suggested.

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Countries across the world have begun vaccination drives, mobilizing to protect their elderly and most vulnerable citizens from COVID-19, but Indonesia has...Countries across the world have begun vaccination drives, mobilizing to protect their elderly and most vulnerable citizens from COVID-19, but Indonesia has...

Why this country is vaccinating its working-age adults before the elderly - MarketWatch

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

She may have gotten her shot near a facility that was named after her, but she didn’t skip the line.She may have gotten her shot near a facility that was named after her, but she didn’t skip the line.

Martha Stewart Probably Won’t Be the First Celebrity to Post a Disclaimer With Her Vaccine Selfie | Vanity Fair

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

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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

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

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President Joko Widodo received the first COVID-19 vaccine in a televised ceremony at the presidential palace in Jakarta on Wednesday.Indonesia will be a test case for the Sinovac Biotech vaccine, being the first country to administer CoronaVac for mass vaccination outside of China

Indonesia Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout | Time

Millions around the world are about to be vaccinated with the Chinese Sinovac vaccine while some uncertainty remains about its efficacy.Millions around the world are about to be vaccinated with the Chinese Sinovac vaccine while some uncertainty remains about its efficacy.

Experts Question Efficacy of Chinese Vaccine Ahead of Rollout

Malaysia's Pharmaniaga buys 14 million doses of China's Sinovac COVID vaccine | 2021/01/12Malaysia's Pharmaniaga buys 14 million doses of China's Sinovac COVID vaccine

Malaysia's Pharmaniaga buys 14 million doses of China's Sinovac COVID vaccine | Taiwan News | 2021/01/12

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine after Indonesia approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccine millions of people in the world’s fourth most populated country.JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine after Indonesia approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccine millions of people in the world’s fourth most populated country.

Indonesia starts mass COVID-19 vaccinations with president - Egypt Independent

AMMAN: Jordan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Wednesday, beginning with jabs for health care workers, people with chronic illnesses and those over the age of 60. The kingdom said on Saturday that it had granted an “emergency license” for the use of China’s Sinopharm vaccine, the second vaccine it approved after the US-German Pfizer-BioNTech. The first injectionsAMMAN: Jordan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Wednesday, beginning with jabs for health care workers, people with chronic illnesses and those over the age of 60. The kingdom said on

Jordan launches COVID-19 vaccination campaign | Arab News

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Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab - RFI

A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech was just 50.4% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in a Brazilian trial, researchers said on Tuesday, barely enough for regulatory approval and well below the rate announced last week.A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac Biotech was just 50.4% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in a Brazilian trial, researchers said on Tuesday, barely enough for regulatory approval and well below the rate announced last week.

New Brazil data shows disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China's CoronaVac vaccine | Reuters

Country approved both Pfizer-BioNTech and China's Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines - Anadolu AgencyCountry approved both Pfizer-BioNTech and China's Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines - Anadolu Agency

Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Efficacy rate of China-developed product barely sufficient to secure regulatory approval.Efficacy rate of China-developed product barely sufficient to secure regulatory approval.

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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 50% efficacy in Brazil

Disneyland Resort has volunteered to be the location for California's first Super Point-of-Dispensing (POD) Site.Disneyland Resort has volunteered to be the location for California's first Super Point-of-Dispensing (POD) Site.

Additional Details Released on COVID-19 Super POD Vaccination Site at Disneyland Resort - WDW News Today

Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.

Turkey's choice Sinovac vaccine far less effective, says new Brazilian study | Ahval

Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.

Turkey's choice Sinovac vaccine far less effective, says new Brazilian study | Ahval

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

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

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo kicked off a mass inoculation program by getting his country's first shot of China's Sinovac Biotech vacciNation hopes to achieve herd immunity as COVID cases hit daily high

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

A fresh warning has been issued about Covid scams circulating in Powys.A fresh warning has been issued about Covid scams circulating in Powys.

Fresh warning over Covid scams circulating in Powys | County Times

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the country's first Covid-19 jab Wednesday.Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the country's first Covid-19 jab Wednesday.

Indonesian president gets nation's first coronavirus jab | Inquirer News

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Coronavirus UK update: Latest news as London leaders demand tougher lockdown | The Independent

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

“We hope to get vaccine doses from Sinopharm in the first quarter, hopefully starting in early February,” says Dr Faisal Sultan“We hope to get vaccine doses from Sinopharm in the first quarter, hopefully starting in early February,” says Dr Faisal Sultan

Pakistan to receive first batch of Sinopharm vaccine by early Feb

The supermarket will convert its George department to a vaccination centre which will operate seven days a week The supermarket will convert its George department to a vaccination centre which will operate seven days a week

Asda to open first in-store vaccination centre in Birmingham | Central | ITV News

Lower efficacy for Sinovac's vaccine still meets recognized threshold for emergency use, but barelyLower efficacy for Sinovac's vaccine still meets recognized threshold for emergency use, but barely

Third time’s the charm? Brazil scales back efficacy claims for COVID-19 vaccine from China | Science | AAAS

(Updated 3:37 p.m.) Sen. Francis Pangilinan is calling on the government to cancel its procurement of 25 million doses of coronavirus vaccines from China's Sinovac after it demonstrated an efficacy of 50% in Brazil, a figure much lower than those initially announced by the South American country's authorities.(Updated 3:37 p.m.) Sen. Francis Pangilinan is calling on the government to cancel its procurement of 25 million doses of coronavirus vaccines from China's Sinovac after it demonstrated an efficacy of 50% in Brazil, a figure much lower than those initially announced by the South American country's authorities.

Gov't urged to call off Sinovac purchase after vaccine shows 50% efficacy in Brazil | Philstar.com

Dallas County has a record 1,226 people hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Tuesday. The previous record happened last Thursday when there were 1,206 hospitalizations.Dallas County has a record 1,226 people hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Tuesday. The previous record happened last Thursday when there were 1,206 hospitalizations.

COVID-19 updates: Texas and Dallas County both set record highs in cases, hospitalizations | wfaa.com

In the largest trial of the private Chinese biotech firm's vaccine, it just crossed the efficacy cut-off set by many regulators.In the largest trial of the private Chinese biotech firm's vaccine, it just crossed the efficacy cut-off set by many regulators.

The world is watching Indonesia this week as it kicks off a COVID-19 mass vaccination program that takes a very different approach to other countries that have begun inoculating their citizens. The world is watching Indonesia this week as it kicks off a COVID-19 mass vaccination program that takes a very different approach to other countries that have begun inoculating their citizens.

Indonesia’s very different vaccine plan