VIETNAM TO RECEIVE 1 MILLION COVID-19 VACCINE DOSES FROM JAPAN

Highlights – Vietnam to receive 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from Japan. Japan will also be donating vaccines to Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand. Vietnam has been facing a resurgence of infections since April. Japan has secured enough AstraZeneca…

6,396 DOSES OF COVID-19 VACCINE DISCARDED IN KAWASAKI PREFECTURE, JAPAN

Highlights – 6,396 doses of COVID-19 vaccine discarded in Kawasaki Prefecture, Japan. Kawasaki Municipal Government had to discard Pfizer Inc.’s vaccine over freezer malfunction. Pfizer’s vaccines are forbidden to be used after being refrozen once thawed. The manufacturer of the…

CHINA APPROVED COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR AGES 3 TO 17

Highlights – China approved COVID-19 vaccinations for ages 3 to 17. Over 800 million vaccine doses have been administered across the country so far. The Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines have been proven safe for the 3-17 age group. As of…

JAPAN’S EISAI CO. DEVELOPS NEW DRUG FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASE

Highlights – Japan’s Eisai Co. develops new drug for Alzheimer disease. The drug has been developed with U.S. firm Biogen Inc. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved of the new drug named ‘Aduhelm’. Aduhelm reduces amyloid beta…