Poland to donate 400,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Taiwan

WARSAW (Sept 4): Poland will donate 400,000 doses of the AstraZeneca Plc COVID-19 vaccine to Taiwan, the foreign ministry in Warsaw said on Saturday, to help boost vaccination rates in the country. While a relatively small domestic coronavirus outbreak is well under control in Taiwan, only around 5% of its 23.5 million population are fully vaccinated, though the government has millions …

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Pfizer, Moderna raise Covid-19 vaccine prices in EU — report

BENGALURU (Aug 1): Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc have raised the prices of their Covid-19 vaccines in their latest European Union supply contracts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The new price for the Pfizer shot was €19.50 (US$23.15) against €15.50 previously, the newspaper said, citing portions of the contracts seen. The price of a Moderna vaccine was US$25.50 a …

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Covid: Drastic drop in category four, five cases involving elderly

KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Sungai Buloh Hospital’s latest data until yesterday (Sunday, July 18) indicated a drastic drop in serious infection case admissions (Category Four and Five) among the elderly from the 23rd epidemiological week (EW). Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the downward trend was in line with the second phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation …

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