The cold, hard reality of the Covid-19 vaccine
05 December 2020 | 1:04 pm
Capitol Carbonic has for decades produced dry ice for companies that need to keep their wares very cold, but fielded a call from a new customer recently: Pfizer, looking at ways to chill its Covid-19 vaccine.
11 Dec 2020
Indian authorities are considering authorizing some COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and have prepared an initial plan to inoculate 300 million people.
22 Dec 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden receives a Covid-19 vaccine live on television in a campaign to boost Americans' confidence in the jabs -- and in marked contrast to President Donald Trump's mixed messaging.
23 Dec 2020
Anthony Fauci, the United States' top infectious disease scientist, receives a dose of Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine along with US Health secretary Alex Azar and other senior officials at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
10 Jan 2021
If 2020 was the year of the pandemic, may 2021 be the year we won the race to save lives. Every vulnerable person inoculated against the coronavirus is a small victory en route to the day when herd immunity will get the better of Covid-19. So why are the French so slow out of the starting blocks? As of the weekend, less than 500 jabs had been administered here, while Germany was up to 250,000 and the UK nearly a million. We ask about the French government's rethink of its cautious strategy.
5 Jan 2021
US law student David MacMillan and his friend got more than just groceries during a recent supermarket trip in Washington, DC, as they were each offered a shot of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine, after health care workers had not shown up for their appointments to get the doses. MacMillan posted a recording of himself getting the shot on TikTok, where it had been viewed more than 700,000 times.
9 Jan 2021
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1 Feb 2021
DW's Sergey Satanovskiy was one of many people who took part in a testing program for the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V. After receiving two shots, he visited his grandmother and contracted the coronavirus.
4 Feb 2021
As the world continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, the quest to find a preventive vaccine to avoid further spread of the virus has also intensified. But this quest faces vocal resistance from antivaccinationists. In reality, vaccine development is not shrouded in mystery, as the scientific evaluation of vaccines involves animal testing, human clinical trials, and post-approval surveillance. But in a 2020 survey by SB Morgen, approximately 40 per cent of Nigerians said they would not take a COVID-19 vaccine, 36 per cent said they would, while 24 per cent were undecided. As we examine the case for and against vaccines, are you for or against the COVID-19 vaccine? Have your say in the comments section.
13 Feb 2021
South Africa stopped its rollout of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 jab, giving rise to international doubts about the efficacy of the vaccine. DW looks at what we know so far.
6 Mar 2021
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccine
6 Mar 2021
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
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