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  • New record high 2,474 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Armenia

    New record high 2,474 more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Armenia
    23-10-2020, 11:44
    As of Friday morning, 2,474 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Armenia, and the total number of these cases has reached 73,310 in the country, according to the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • AstraZeneca–Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial on hold over safety issue

    AstraZeneca–Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trial on hold over safety issue
    9-09-2020, 12:20
    AstraZeneca has "voluntarily paused" late-stage trials of the highly-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine it is developing with the University of Oxford after one of the study volunteers developed an unexplained illness, the company said on Wednesday, September 9,
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  • President Sarkissian holds phone talk with National Hero of Armenia, Doctor Hrayr Hovaguimian

    President Sarkissian holds phone talk with National Hero of Armenia, Doctor Hrayr Hovaguimian
    3-09-2020, 12:54
    President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian had a telephone conversation with Doctor Hrayr Hovaguimian who was recently bestowed with the National Hero titled according to the presidential decree, the Presidential Office told
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  • Heart surgeon Hrayr Hovagimian honored with the title of Armenia’s National Hero

    Heart surgeon Hrayr Hovagimian honored with the title of Armenia’s National Hero
    28-08-2020, 12:20
    Heart surgeon Hrayr (Hagop) Hovagimian has been named National Hero of Armenia and awarded the Order of Motherland.
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  • Government funding for medical center led by Armenian health minister’s wife doubles, doctor says

    Government funding for medical center led by Armenian health minister’s wife doubles, doctor says
    10-08-2020, 12:17
    The budgetary allocations to the medical facility owned by Armenian Minister of Health Arsen Torosyan's wife have doubled, Chairman of the Armenian National Health Council, urologist Gevorg Grigoryan has said.
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  • Armenian researchers launch COVID-19 antibody study

    Armenian researchers launch COVID-19 antibody study
    7-08-2020, 14:38
    Armenian scientists at the Yerevan State Medical University (YSMU) are starting coronavirus antibody studies as part of the YSMU COVID Antibody Project, YSMU President Armen Muradian said in a statement.
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  • Armenian Ministry of Health Says It Spent $12 Million to Battle Coronavirus

    Armenian Ministry of Health Says It Spent $12 Million to Battle Coronavirus
    26-07-2020, 13:35
    Since the outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic in Armenia this year, the government has allocated funds for a variety of health related and economic recovery programs.
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  • Moderna: Patent ruling won't affect Covid-19 vaccine development

    Moderna: Patent ruling won't affect Covid-19 vaccine development
    25-07-2020, 11:01
    Moderna Inc said on Friday, July 25 its formula used in developing a Covid-19 vaccine was not covered under patents owned by Arbutus Biopharma, Reuters reports.
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  • Oxford's coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response

    Oxford's coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response
    21-07-2020, 13:27
    A coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford appears safe and triggers an immune response, the BBC reports.
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  • Moderna signs deal with Spain's Rovi to supply potential COVID-19 vaccine outside US

    Moderna signs deal with Spain's Rovi to supply potential COVID-19 vaccine outside US
    10-07-2020, 11:23
    Moderna Inc said on Thursday it has signed an agreement with Spain’s Laboratorios Farmacéuticos Rovi SA to scale up the manufacturing and production of its potential COVID-19 vaccine to supply markets outside the United States, Reuters reported.
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