Vaccination

Australia must go to 'next level' on vaccine support

Burnet Institute Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb AC is urging Australia to go to the "next level" with its support for international vaccine equity and programs to deliver COVID-19 vaccines to countries that are ...

Vaccination

Covax opens new front in pandemic arms race

Covax aims to break the COVID-19 pandemic in 2022 by ensuring a steady supply of vaccines at last for the world's poorest countries—and swiftly getting them into arms.

Vaccination

Variants, boosters turn rich-poor vaccine gap into chasm

The global initiative to share coronavirus vaccines fairly already scaled back its pledge to the world's poor once. Now, to meet even that limited promise, COVAX would have to deliver more than a million doses every hour ...

Vaccination

WHO restarts evaluation of Russian COVID-19 shot

The World Health Organization said Friday it had "restarted" a process that could grant emergency authorisation for the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19, after several months in limbo.

Vaccination

African effort to replicate mRNA vaccine targets disparities

In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine that has yet to reach South ...

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