WHO gives emergency approval for AstraZeneca vaccine

SourceGulf Insider
SectorHealthcare
CountryMiddle east

The World Health Organisation gave emergency use approval to AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, allowing distribution to some of the world’s poorest countries to begin.“The WHO today listed two versions of the AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for these vaccines to be rolled out globally through Covax,” a WHO statement said, referring to the programme aimed at equitable distribution of inoculations.Comments Read Next1 day agoAstraZeneca to begin vaccine trials on children2 days agoUniversity to test Covid-19 vaccine on children in world-first trial2 days agoKuwait reports 1,021 new cases, 7 deaths4 days agoKuwait shortens Friday sermons6 days agoSaudi announces 353 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths6 days agoUAE: Party organizer, partygoers fined for COVID-19 safety violations6 days agoSharjah restricts capacity in malls, cinemas, gyms1 week agoKuwait announces 846 new COVID-19 cases1 week agoUAE: Vaccine centers to prioritize elderly, those with chronic conditions1 week agoKuwait: 940 new COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths ...read more...