Vaccines

A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular infectious disease. A vaccine typically contains a biological preparation from disease-causing microorganism, or since the beginning of the 21st century, made synthetically that resembles it. This preparation is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins, or one of its surface proteins. The agent stimulates the body's immune system to recognize the agent as a threat and starts producing antibodies against it, so as to further recognize and destroy any of the microorganisms associated with that agent that it may encounter in …

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Weekly Bulletin on Outbreak and other Emergencies: Week 18: 26 April - …

WHO · 4 May 2021 English

the relatively few people infected and dying. Vaccines were rapidly rolled out and provided to high countries are vaccinating using COVAX- funded vaccines, with 6.9 million COVAX doses reported as administered in COVID-19 cases and deaths, availability of vaccines across Africa and the rest of the developing


Weekly Epidemiological Record, 2021, vol. 96, 17 [‎full issue]‎

WHO · 30 April 2021 French

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Immuniza- tion (SAGE) Working Group on COVID-19 Vaccines provides modelling guidance to inform global recommendations related to prioritization of COVID-19 vaccines. In September 2020, IVIR-AC reviewed an initial 1 1 Evidence to recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines: evidence framework (https://www.who.int/publications/i/ 1 1 Evidence to recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines: evidence framework (https://www.who.int/pu SAGE roadmap for prioritizing uses of COVID-19 vaccines in the context of limited supply (https://www


Meeting of the Immunization and Vaccine-related Implementation Research Advisory Committee (‎IVIR-AC)‎, March …

WHO · 30 April 2021 French

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Immuniza- tion (SAGE) Working Group on COVID-19 Vaccines provides modelling guidance to inform global recommendations related to prioritization of COVID-19 vaccines. In September 2020, IVIR-AC reviewed an initial 1 1 Evidence to recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines: evidence framework (https://www.who.int/publications/i/ 1 1 Evidence to recommendations for COVID-19 vaccines: evidence framework (https://www.who.int/pu SAGE roadmap for prioritizing uses of COVID-19 vaccines in the context of limited supply (https://www


New Tools, Old Tricks: Emerging Technologies and Russia’s Global Tool Kit

CEIP · 29 April 2021 English

Russia has long struggled to overcome its inability to retain talent for homegrown innovation and R&D. As a result, Russia’s global activism leans heavily on tried-and-true tactics.

medicaments” [What documents say about anti-Covid-19 vaccines stolen from the European Medicines Agency], Le


Vaccine Maitri is a pragmatic response to the pandemic

ORF · 29 April 2021 English

From supplying hydroxychloroquine to more than 100 nations to providing 64 million doses of vaccines to more than 80 nations, India’s imprint on global health has been substantive. And as the Gulf nations

than 100 nations to providing 64 million doses of vaccines to more than 80 nations, India’s imprint on global can be asked about the need for India to supply vaccines and other products to the world at large when than 100 nations to providing 64 million doses of vaccines to more than 80 nations, India’s imprint on global Aircraft Carrier in the Indian Ocean The politics of vaccines There Are No Winners in Afghanistan US COVID https://www.orfonline.org/research/the-politics-of-vaccines/ https://www.orfonline.org/research/there-are


How Might State Responses to the Pandemic Affect the Safety Net?

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

This report examines how the pandemic and related economic downturn affected the need for safety net supports; actions states are taking to mitigate the immense hardship the pandemic has caused; …

the pandemic—for example, having fewer childhood vaccines, dental visits, and follow-up actions on newborn


How Might State Medicaid and Other Health Programs Be Affected in the …

Urban Institute · 29 April 2021 English

This report examines how state Medicaid and other health programs responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and its related economic downturn. It also explores the outlook for these programs in the …

and other medical supplies; $11 billion for vaccines, diagnostics, and other medical needs; $4.3 and knowledge of the safety and effectiveness of vaccines for the prevention and control of diseases,


The coronavirus pandemic in Latin America

EPRS · 28 April 2021 English

Latin America is among the world's regions worst affected by Covid-19, and its economies, employment and even human rights are already suffering seriously, and are expected to continue to do …

the Chinese CoronaVac and Russian Sputnik V vaccines are increasingly being used, and a Sputnik V s-call-for-better-distribution-of-coronavirus-vaccines https://app.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiMjA5ZD by the Commission in May 2020 to help develop vaccines and treatments for Covid-19. The EU Foreign Affairs


What should you know about the defense audit?

AEI · 28 April 2021 English

The Department of Defense approach to the full financial statement audit is changing its culture and improving performance, responsiveness, resilience, and agility — all crucial elements of future military competitiveness.

delivery schedule for the Moderna, Pfizer, and other vaccines. The COVID-19 effort highlighted the importance


At 100 Day Mark: Coverage of Biden Has Been Slightly More Negative …

Pew Research Center · 28 April 2021 English

About two-thirds of news coverage dealt with Biden’s policy agenda, while about three-quarters of early Trump coverage was framed around leadership skills.

the number of doses required for the COVID-19 vaccines currently approved for use in the U.S.? [RANDOMIZE March 8-14 2021 2 All vaccines require only 1 dose 18 All vaccines require 2 doses 69 The number


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