WHO reassures pharma companies on Covid vaccines patent

The World Health Organization on Wednesday sought to reassure pharmaceutical companies that a proposal to suspend patent rights on Covid-19 vaccines was not a bid to “snatch” their intellectual property rights. With more than four million dead and the toll likely to reach much higher, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said vaccine makers should be مزید پڑھیں

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2 districts Karachi ,Gilgit record more than 25% covid positive ratio

Two districts of Pakistan including Karachi have reported the COVID-19 positivity ratio over 25 percent in last 24 hours, reported on Tuesday. According to sources at the Ministry for National Health, Gilgit has reported the highest positivity ratio at 28.9 percent, followed by 25.1 percent positivity in Karachi, the country’s largest city. Twenty-two districts of مزید پڑھیں

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AIDS, cancer, organ transplant patients get Pfizer shot in Punjab

Punjab has started administering Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine to people suffering from chronic illnesses. According to health officials, the American vaccine is being administered to AIDS, cancer, and organ transplant patients. Sources said the specialised health department has distributed the Pfizer vaccine. The Shaukat Khanum hospital has been given 7,000 doses and the Pakistan Kidney and مزید پڑھیں

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COVID-19 therapy cuts deaths among hospitalised patients who lack antibodies

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals’ COVID-19 antibody cocktail reduces deaths in hospitalised patients who have not mounted their own antibody response, a large British study published on Wednesday found. The therapy, REGEN-COV, has been granted emergency use authorisation for people with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in the United States, but results from the RECOVERY trial provide the clearest evidence of مزید پڑھیں

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Covid-19 vaccination in Pakistan to cross 10m today: Asad Umer

Pakistan’s Covid-19 vaccination figure will cross the ten million mark today (Wednesday), says Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar. Umar, who also heads the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), tweeted that the tally of vaccine doses administered thus far in the country will cross ten million today. Thankfully, people are signing up for covid-19 مزید پڑھیں

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