May 21, 2021
In the hopes of encouraging young people to get vaccinated, the White House announced today a series of partnerships with dating apps to offer incentives to users who’ve gotten the jab.
Beginning this week, users on Tinder, Match, Hinge, OKCupid, BLK, Chispa, Plenty of Fish, Bumble, and Badoo who can show proof of vaccination will receive access to premium features such as "boosts and super...
February 4, 2021
Swedish digital health firm Livi has sent 25 million vaccination text messages to NHS patients since the UK programme rolled-out in December.
The company, a branch of Europe’s largest digital healthcare provider KRY, is supporting the NHS response to the pandemic through its MJog platform.
Vaccination messages include vaccination eligibility, warning people not to phone to ask for a vaccination,...
March 25, 2020
A Dubai-based entrepreneur has backed a British biotech research company currently working on an affordable vaccine to protect against COVID-19.
Khurram Shroff, chairman of the UAE’s IBC Group, has donated a total of AED 5 million ($1.36m) to Vaxbio, also joining the company as a strategic advisor to assist with the development and communication of its corporate initiatives.
Vaxbio, a research...