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Pfizer, BioNTech: Vaccine neutralises Omicron with three shots

BioNTech and Pfizer said on Wednesday a three-shot course of their coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine was able to neutralise the new Omicron variant in a laboratory test and they could...

WHO: COVID-19 vaccines running out in poorer nations

Geneva - A large number of poorer countries receiving coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines through a global sharing scheme do not have enough doses to continue...

US supports waiver on COVID-19 vaccine patents

Washington – The United States has thrown its support behind a move at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to temporarily lift patent protections for...

Guinea records first Ebola deaths since 2016

Conakry - At least three people have died of Ebola in Guinea, with five others testing positive for the virus, health officials say. They fell...