Pfizer: Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine candidate induces immune response in early-phase clinical trial: Study

New York: A COVID-19 vaccine candidate co-developed by the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and the German biotech company BioNTech induces a “robust” immune response in healthy adults aged 18–55 years, according … Read More

World Health Organization says discussing new COVID-19 vaccine with Russia

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) and Russian health authorities are discussing the process for possible WHO prequalification for its newly approved COVID-19 vaccine, a WHO spokesman said on Tuesday. … Read More

Russia: Russia names new COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ in reference to Cold War space race

MOSCOW: Russia has named its first approved COVID-19 vaccine ‘Sputnik V’ for foreign markets, a reference to the world’s first satellite and what Moscow sees as its success at becoming … Read More

Sensex rise today: Strong Q1 results, stimulus hopes drive Sensex 225 points higher; VIX falls for 6th day

NEW DELHI: Supported by better-than-expected quarterly earnings, hopes of a US stimulus package and signs of de-escalation in tensions between the world’s two biggest economies, domestic equity indices edged higher … Read More