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Novavax’s Effort to Vaccinate the World, From Zero to Not Quite Warp Speed

On a sweltering June morning, Novavax CEO and covid vaccine maker Stanley Erck stood on a stage unmasked and did something that would have been unthinkable six months ago: He shook hands with Maryland’s governor. Erck was with Gov. Larry Hogan to announce Novavax’s global vaccine headquarters ― a campus expected to house laboratories and… Read More »

India’s Covid vaccine maker told to meet domestic demand first, urges ‘rest of the world’ to be patient

An AstraZeneca vaccine production line. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The world’s largest vaccine maker by volume, Serum Institute of India, has been told to meet domestic demand for Covid-19 shots first — before distributing them overseas. The move implies that foreign governments could face order delays from the company as it places India’s… Read More »

World No Tobacco Day 2020 Date And Theme: Know The Significance of the Day That Encourages People to Quit Smoking

World No-Tobacco Day 2020 (Photo Credits: File Image) There are nearly 1.337 billion tobacco users in the world which poses a serious health risk to them. In India, there are almost 267 million tobacco users which is the leading cause of death due to non-communicable diseases. With an aim to attract the attention of the… Read More »