Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India tops 200,000 dead as virus surge breaks health system

India crossed a grim milestone Wednesday of 200,000 people lost to the coronavirus as a devastating surge of new infections tears through dense cities and rural areas alike and overwhelms health care systems on the brink ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

India's hardest-hit state battles vaccine shortages

Leading hospitals in India's most coronavirus-hit state halted vaccinations Friday, citing shortages as infections across the country crossed 13 million and set a new daily record.

Vaccination

Vaccine stock in Italy stirs EU suspicions

AstraZeneca on Wednesday denied reports it was stockpiling coronavirus vaccines in the EU to export to Britain, after Italian inspectors found 29 million doses in a manufacturing plant.

Vaccination

Indian firm to make 200 mn doses of Russia's Sputnik V

The backer of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine said Monday it had signed an agreement with an India-based pharmaceuticals giant for the production of up to 200 million doses of the jab a year.

Vaccination

EU plans for 'bumpy' vaccine production

The EU has taken "bumpy" COVID-19 vaccine production into account in its plan to ramp up deliveries in coming months, the head of its supply task force said Tuesday.

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