Infectious Disease

Serum Institute to make up to 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses for India, low-income countries by 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has announced that it has entered into a new partnership with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the manufacture and delivery of upto 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India and low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).

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Internet may help track infectious disease outbreaks

Washington, July 8: Internet discussion forums, listservs, and online news outlets could be an informative source of information on disease outbreaks, according to researchers from Children''s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School.

And they have even launched a real-time, automated data-gathering system called HealthMap to gather, organize and disseminate this online intelligence.

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