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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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  • Potential Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in animal tests

    Potential Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in animal tests
    10-06-2020, 17:09
    Potential COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Chinese researchers showed promise in trials in monkeys, triggering antibodies and raising no safety issues, researchers said, and a human trial with more than 1,000 participants is underway.
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  • COVID-19: Armenia reports 251 new cases, 7 fatalities

    COVID-19: Armenia reports 251 new cases, 7 fatalities
    30-05-2020, 12:35
    251 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Armenia in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 8927.
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