Hong Kong, Macau suspend Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine over packaging flaw
Hong Kong suspended the use of Pfizer/BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday after being informed some vials from a recent batch had "defective caps" -- although authorities said none of the problematic containers were used on residents.
COVID-19 vaccine: WHO denies disqualifying Nigeria
The World Health Organisation, (WHO), yesterday said it has not disqualified Nigeria or any African country from accessing COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility.
Dubai slows down Pfizer vaccine rollout amid shipment delays
The emirate of Dubai has said it was slowing down its rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine due to a temporary delay in global deliveries.
Questions as Nigeria awaits COVID-19 vaccines
Despite assurances on efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, there is still anxiety as Nigeria awaits arrival of the first consignment this month.
Germany starts coronavirus vaccines a day early
A 101-year-old woman in an elderly care home became the first person in Germany to be inoculated against coronavirus on Saturday, a day before the official vaccination campaign was scheduled to get under way in both Germany and the EU. Edith Kwoizalla was one of around 40 residents and 10 staff in a care home…
EU regulator approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
The European Medicines Agency said on Monday that it had approved the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, paving the way for inoculations to start across the EU within days.