Where a Vaccination Campaign Faces Skepticism, War and Corruption

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghanistan, whose citizens have largely brushed aside the coronavirus pandemic as exaggerated or an outright hoax, is now preparing to distribute its first batch of vaccines.A half-million doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine, produced by an Indian manufacturer,...

In Crises, Vaccines Can Be Stretched, But Not Easily

In desperate times, there are many ways to stretch vaccines and speed up inoculation campaigns, according to experts who have done it.Splitting doses, delaying second shots, injecting into the skin instead of the muscle and employing roving vaccination teams have...

India Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine and 1 Other

NEW DELHI — India on Sunday approved two coronavirus vaccines, one made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other developed in India, for emergency use, a major step toward halting the spread of the coronavirus in one of the...