Analysts and healthcare investors predict that drugmakers Pfizer, BioNTech, and Moderna will profit billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster doses in a market that may match the $6 billion in yearly sales for flu vaccinations for years to come.
Pakistan has recorded another 102 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total death toll to 24,187 and 4,934 new cases, according to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC).
To speed up the vaccination push across the country, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) has decreased the time between both doses of COVID-19 vaccines from 42 to 28 days.
The United States organized an airlift by USAID of COVID-19 antigen rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs) that landed in Pakistan to help in the efficient diagnosis of COVID-19 and allow the government to respond to urgent health requirements.
Scientists at Public Health England (PHE) warned on Friday that there are early signs that persons who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 may be able to spread the delta variant of the covid virus just as readily as those who have not.
About 85% of the eligible population in Sindh's nine districts, including Dadu, Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah's constituency, and Larkana, a PPP stronghold, have not received the COVID vaccine.