November 27, 2021 13:37 (IST)
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Pacific region: Japan offers to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly nations

Tokyo: The Japan government has offered to give COVID-19 vaccines to Taiwan-friendly islands in the Pacific, a move that can leave China irked.

COVID-19: First commercial shipment of 1 million Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine from China reaches Bangladesh

Dhaka: The first commercial shipment of 1 million Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine from China has reached Bangladesh, a nation battling a deadly wave of the COVID-19 pandemic at present.

Bangladesh signs deal with China to buy Sinopharm Covid 19 vaccine

Bangladesh has signed a deal with China to buy the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Saturday. China is also set to deliver 600,000 doses of the vaccine in a second consignment given to Bangladesh as a gift on Sunday, Dhaka Tribune reported.

Canada offers free Covid vaccines for visitors

Toronto/IBNS: While visitor inflow continues as border operations function under strict control, the government of Canada showed its benevolence by offering the priced COVID 19 vaccines free of cost to visitors in the country.  

US: Tabloids report 39-year-old woman dies 4 days after second Moderna vaccine shot

Washington/Sputnik: A 39-year-old woman with no known preexisting conditions passed away four days after receiving the second shot of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine in the US state of Utah, tabloids reported on Thursday.

Bangladesh inks vaccine agreement with Serum Institute of India

Dhaka, Dec 13(UNI) Bangladesh government has signed a procurement agreement with Serum Institute of India, which is producing doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, an official said on Sunday.

Russian scientists successfully complete world’s first Covid-19 vaccine trial

Moscow/IBNS: A Russian university has successfully completed the clinical trials of a vaccine against the Novel Coronavirus on volunteers, media reports said.