Explainer: World Health Organization's s
19 Aug, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to join a global pact aimed at ensuring less wealthy coun.....

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Takeda to sell Japan consumer health uni
25 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co's logo is seen at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim K.....

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New reckoning for WHO vaccine plan as go
29 Aug, 2020

LONDON/BRUSSELS/GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will next week receive a raft of pledges of support for.....

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Moderna in talks with Japan to supply 40
29 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus.....

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Exclusive: WHO sweetens terms to join st
29 Aug, 2020

GENEVA - Wealthier countries that join the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 vaccine plan are being offered a n.....

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Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine trials
12 Sept 2020

Clinical trials of one of the covid vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University,.....

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Bill Gates: ‘The next big question
15 Sept, 2020

Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that dose.....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to
17 Sept, 2020

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there was an approval by the Central government on use of Remdesivir and Fabip.....

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Rich nations have cornered half of futur
18 Sept, 2020

A group of wealthy nations representing 13 percent of the global population have already bought up more than half of the.....

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COVID-19 Doesn’t Seem Seasonal, St
16 Oct, 2020

 Respiratory viruses tend to be seasonal, including the two most common flu viruses, but the coronavirus that cause.....

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Coronavirus survives on skin five times
18 Oct, 2020

- 'The longer survival of SARS-CoV-2 on the skin increases contact-transmission risk,' the study said. - The pa.....

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AstraZeneca wins two approval recommenda
19 Oct, 2020

The European medicines watchdog has recommended approving AstraZeneca Plc's AZN.L treatments for a form of heart fai.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of corona
19 Oct, 2020

The Australian state of Victoria on Monday eased some coronavirus-led restrictions after months, while much of Europe en.....

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Pfizer, BioNTech start combined trials o
20 Oct, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign outside Pfizer Headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S.....

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COVID-19 testing kit COVIRAP by IIT-Khar
22 Oct, 2020

- Developed by the researchers of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur, the potable testing kit deliver result.....

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Japan researchers show masks do block co
22 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese researchers showed that masks can offer protection from airborne coronavirus particles, but e.....

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As COVID-19 cases spike, pneumonia vacci
24 Oct, 2020

MILAN/FRANKFURT/NEW YORK : As COVID-19 infections rise, people seeking to avoid one lung disease compounding another are.....

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationa
26 Oct, 2020

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coro.....

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Novavax delays U.S. trial of COVID-19 va
28 Oct, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in th.....

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Japan's Takeda to import 50 million dose
29 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co said on Thursday it would import and distribute 50 million dose.....

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Japan's Shionogi readies COVID-19 vaccin
29 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shionogi & Co is planning clinical trials by year-end for what may be one of Japan’s first d.....

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Eli Lilly collaborates with Daiichi Sank
03 Nov, 2020

Eli Lilly Japan will hold a marketing authorization for galcanezumab and Daiichi Sankyo will take charge of its distribu.....

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Olympus announces acquisition of French
05 Nov, 2020

To expand the minimally invasive surgery field by reinforcing its orthopedics business NEW DELHI, November 5, 2020 #H.....

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Bharat Biotech to manufacture 10 types o
09 Nov, 2020

The company has taken up the development and production of new or improved vaccines against severe diseases at its unit .....

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Daiichi Sankyo creates new business unit
16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— Japanese firm, Daiichi Sankyo Company has announced that it will create a new Oncolo.....

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Japan based Eisai receives approval for
17 Nov, 2020

This approval extends the use of Fycompa as adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures by expanding the approved age .....

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Sai Life Sciences opens representative o
23 Nov, 2020

Junjiro Sato has been appointed as Representative Director to be based in Tokyo and spearhead the efforts NEW DELHI, .....

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Zuellig Pharma expands cold storage wa
24 Nov, 2020

Company prepares for the anticipated storage and distribution demands of COVID-19 vaccines in Asia excluding China and J.....

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Japanese scientists detect repetitive
25 Nov, 2020

A near-infrared probe decodes telomere dynamics; malfunctions from a repetitive DNA sequence can be watched inside livin.....

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Omron leads $65M investment round for
26 Nov 2020

The strategic move reinforces cross-company alliance for remote cardiovascular condition management By VOH News Desk .....

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Japan’s Takeda makes Nihon Pharm
27 Nov 2020

The two companies executed a "share exchange agreement" to further facilitate Takeda to be the wholly-owning p.....

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AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patient
02 Dec, 2020

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there was lack of clarity in the Ministry of Ayush advisory on allowing homoeopat.....

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Indian pharma sunrise segment prognosis
02 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) Nourished by increasing spending, improving accessibility and growing exports, India's pharm.....

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Non-judicious use of therapies leads to
30 Dec, 2020

Non-judicious use of medicines and other therapies to treat covid-19 may make the virus resistant to them, which in turn.....

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New Covid-19 strain in India: 20 returne
30 Dec, 2020

Covid new strain in India: As many as 20 returnees from the United Kingdom (UK) so far have been found to be carrying th.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in
02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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BeiGene, Novartis partner to develop can
12 Jan 2021

China-based biotechnology company BeiGene Ltd said on Monday it will partner with Swiss firm Novartis AG to develop, man.....

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Dr. Reddy - India ends study of COVID-19
28 Jan, 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories said on Wednesday it had terminated its clinical st.....

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WHO wraps up politically-sensitive China
10 Feb, 2021

A much-anticipated inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic wrapped up its mission in China on Tuesday with .....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Japan expected
13 Feb, 2021

Japan’s health minister says the efficacy of Pfizer vaccine was endorsed by a ministry panel, paving the way for a.....

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Scientists repair injured spinal cord us
27 Feb, 2021

Intravenous injection of bone marrow derived stem cells (MSCs) in patients with spinal cord injuries led to significant .....

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IIT Guwahati researchers design AI-based
05 March, 2021

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), along with scientists from renowned research.....

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US to provide financial assistance to In
13 March, 2021

The US will provide financial assistance to support Indian drug-maker Biological E’s effort to produce at least 1 .....

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India treading on vaccine diplomacy 58 m
15 March, 2021

India treading on vaccine diplomacy! 58 million doses to 71 countries bolsters Quad vaccine initiative By: FE Online .....

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India detects a new variant of Covid-19:
25 March, 2021

India has detected a new "double mutant variant" of the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Th.....

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany'.....

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Serum - new Covid-19 vaccines yet to ge
15 April 2021

The new vaccine approval norms in the country are unlikely to speed up the launch of new Covid-19 vaccines from Serum In.....

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Foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines: Deci
16 April 2021

India’s drug regulator will take a decision on applications seeking approval for restricted emergency use of forei.....

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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 1
10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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WHO says virus strain in India a variant
11 May, 2021

Geneva, May 10, 2021 -Schools and stores reopened in parts of Europe on Monday, easing out of months of Covid-19 lockdow.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of tes
12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally
13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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Govt looking into securing part of J&
27 May, 2021

Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in India by Biological E cannot be directly channelled to .....

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Countries urge deeper probe of Covid ori
27 May, 2021

The United States and other countries called Tuesday for a more in-depth investigation of the pandemic origins, after an.....

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US to donate 750K Covid vax doses to Tai
07 June, 2021

Taipei: The US will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, Senator Ladda Tammy Duckworth said here on Sunday. .....

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High vaccination rates can help reduce r
08 June, 2021

A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed t.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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WTO members to discuss patent waiver for
10 June, 2021

New Delhi: Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to hold discussions on patent waiver for Co.....

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Pfizer in final stages of getting approv
24 June, 2021

New Delhi: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of getting approval for .....

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Delta variant now reported in 85 countri
24 June, 2021

The Delta variant, the significantly more transmissible strain of COVID-19, is expected to become a ‘dominant line.....

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India believes there is urgent need for
01 July 2021

India believes there is an urgent need for carrying out “major reforms” in the World Health Organization to .....

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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

Ghebreyesus called for a global effort to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September.....

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Japan to widen virus emergency after rec
30 July, 2021

A government panel approved the plan putting Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, as well as Osaka, under the state of emergency.....

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Hard-won gains at risk as Delta variant
31 July, 2021

The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, bu.....

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Japan to extend COVID-19 state of emerge
16 Aug, 2021

The Japanese government is set to extend its "state of emergency" soft lockdown in regions including Tokyo to .....

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Moderna withholds 1.63 million COVID-19
26 Aug, 2021

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it has withheld supply of about 1.63 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Japan after .....

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Japan's Moderna vaccine contamination wo
31 Aug, 2021

Contaminants found in vaccines in Gunma and Okinawa Contamination could be due to wrong needle extraction -ministry Ot.....

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Moderna, Japan partner recall 1.6 millio
03/09/2021

The two companies said an investigation at a Spanish factory that produced the vials in question concluded the contamina.....

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G20 health ministers agree on vaccine co
10/09/2021

The G20 health ministers' meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration .....

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India tells Quad will allow export of 8
25/09/2021

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told fellow leaders of the Quad partnership on Friday India will allow the export of.....

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