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S. Korea to Begin Inoculation on Feb. 26, Administering AstraZeneca’s Vaccine to Seniors on Hold

S. Korea to Begin Inoculation on Feb. 26, Administering AstraZeneca’s Vaccine to Seniors on Hold

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will begin its first inoculations against the new coronavirus on Feb. 26 with AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, but the inoculation of seniors will be put on hold amid efficacy concerns, health authorities said Monday. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said people and patients, excluding those [...]

S. Korea Approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine for All Adults

S. Korea Approves AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine for All Adults

SEOUL, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s drug safety agency on Wednesday approved the vaccine for the novel coronavirus by AstraZeneca for all adults, including those aged 65 and older, amid efficacy controversies. The vaccine developed by the British-Swedish pharmaceutical giant and Oxford University is the first to be granted approval in the country, [...]

Novavax Announces Start of Rolling Review by Multiple Regulatory Authorities for COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization

Novavax Announces Start of Rolling Review by Multiple Regulatory Authorities for COVID-19 Vaccine Authorization

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the start of the rolling review process for authorization of NVX-CoV2373, its COVID-19 vaccine, by multiple regulatory agencies. The reviews will continue while the company completes its pivotal Phase 3 trials in [...]

Skipta Donates Critical Online Media Support to U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Education Campaign

Skipta Donates Critical Online Media Support to U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Education Campaign

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Skipta, part of Informa Pharma Intelligence and the leading social network of specialized online medical communities for verified healthcare professionals (HCPs), today announced its contribution to the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative’s national COVID-19 vaccine education effort. Skipta will donate in-feed and eNewsletter promotion of educational videos to the initiative to help strengthen vaccine [...]

Moon Inspects Coronavirus Vaccine Delivery System in Mock Drill

Moon Inspects Coronavirus Vaccine Delivery System in Mock Drill

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — President Moon Jae-in made an on-site inspection Wednesday of South Korea’s preparations for COVID-19 vaccine receipt, handling and distribution, as inoculations are scheduled to begin here later this month. He visited the Korean Air’s cargo terminal station at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, where a pan-governmental mock drill [...]

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Demonstrates 89.3% Efficacy in UK Phase 3 Trial

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Demonstrates 89.3% Efficacy in UK Phase 3 Trial

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 28 (Korea Biziwre) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that NVX-CoV2373, its protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, met the primary endpoint, with a vaccine efficacy of 89.3%, in its Phase 3 clinical trial conducted in the United Kingdom (UK). The study assessed [...]

Front-line Medical Workers to Get 1st Vaccinations Next Month, AstraZeneca’s to be First

Front-line Medical Workers to Get 1st Vaccinations Next Month, AstraZeneca’s to be First

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Front-line medical workers in South Korea will get the first COVID-19 vaccinations starting next month, with the general public to be inoculated during the latter half of this year, health authorities here said Thursday. A nationwide free vaccination campaign will begin in late February, starting with medical professionals treating [...]