The COVID-19 Vaccine Alliance Between the US and India

According to the vaccine alliance, GAVI, the US vaccine maker Novavax and the Serum Institute of India have signed a memorandum of understanding for the supply of Covid-19 vaccines to the WHO backed Covax facility. The Serum Institute of India and Novavax already have an agreement for vaccine supply that includes a commitment to provide a total of 1.1 billion doses of Novavax’s candidate NVXCoV2373 to the Covax facility, this existing agreement is to be included in the memorandum of understanding. The Novavax vaccine is said to have shown 90%…

Coronil Certified by the WHO as Effective Against COVID-19?

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s claim that Coronil is effective in boosting immunity and controlling COVID-19 faced a strong objection from the Indian Medical Association (IMA). Baba Ramdev, co-founder of Patanjali, released a scientific research paper in the presence of union ministers Harshvardhan and Nitin Gadkari at an event that was organised by Patanjali. The paper stated that Patanjali manufactured Coronil is the “first evidence-based Ayurvedic medicine” against coronavirus. It also stated that Coronil has received the Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product from the Ayush section of Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation…