Coronavirus Vaccine

COVID-19 can rebound even in those who haven't taken Paxlovid: Study

Around 12 per cent of people who have tested for coronavirus, had a "viral rebound", which means days after testing negative, they tested positive again 

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Covid-related loss of smell might be linked to cognitive impairment: Study

COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s: Preliminary findings of a study suggest that there may be a link between Covid-related loss of smell might be linked to cognitive impairment 

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Millions develop long-lasting problems with sense of smell or taste after COVID-19: Study

Coronavirus: The lost sense of smell has been one of the major symptoms that act as an identifier for Covid. However, experts are probing how often symptoms like this occur or how…

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UK scientists eye single jab to tackle all coronavirus variants

The White House this week held a summit to push forward its plan for the “next generation” of COVID-19 vaccines as Anthony Fauci said the Biden administration is looking forward to “pan-…

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Indian government commemorates 75th independence day with 75 days of free Covid precaution dose

Rajesh Bhushan, the union health secretary, also urged states and union territories to hold special vaccination clinics on different Yatra routes as well as office buildings, railway stations,…

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COVID-19: India reports over 20,000 cases for first time in 145 days, free booster shots on cards

However, of the 38 fatalities reported, 16 were from Kerala, 10 were from Maharashtra, four were in West Bengal, three were in Delhi and one each from Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, and…

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Worrying trend: New Covid variant BA.2.75 shows ‘exponential’ increase in cases globally

The fact that the variant has been detected in parts of the world that have lower levels of virus surveillance is an early indication it is spreading fast.

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COVID-19: European Union advises second booster for people above 60 years

In order to tackle the BA.1 Omicron variant, vaccine manufacturers including Moderna Inc. and partners Pfizer Inc. and BioTech have been testing modified versions of their coronavirus vaccines

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COVID-19: Australia to offer fourth shot amid new Omicron variants threat

The most populous state, New South Wales, recently issued a warning about the recent outbreak of infections brought on by the two variants

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When 'voluntary' vaccination becomes mandatory: Beijing issues vaccine mandate amid rise in Covid cases

Chinese social media users were quick to point out that this vaccine mandate contradicts national health authorities' guidance that vaccination should be voluntary

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COVID-19: US researchers develop inhalable vaccine stable at room temperature

According to researchers, a vaccination that is stable at room temperature and could be administered by the patient themselves would significantly minimise waiting time for patients as well as the…

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong lawmaker tests positive after photo with Xi Jinping

The Hong Kong lawmaker stood behind the President in the middle of the third row during the photo session 

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North Korea claims ‘alien things’ near border with South responsible for Covid outbreak

The North Korean government made these remarks on Friday while announcing the results of the probe that sought to find out how the hermit country contracted its first case

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WHO warns Europe, expect 'high levels' of Covid this summer

WHO noted that the key to preventing additional mortality this summer was 'high population immunity and the choices made to lower risk to older people'

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COVID-19 in India: DCGI gives emergency use nod to Covovax for kids between 7 and 12 years

Gennova's mRNA vaccine can be stored at 2-8 degrees, an official source told news agency PTI 

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Infants separated from parents as China reports new coronavirus cases; Is Xi's 'Zero-Covid' policy a failure?

Chinese citizens vented their frustrations on social media, sparking a public outcry against Xi's Zero-Covid policy. Some reported that children, even infants, were forcibly separated from their…

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COVID-19 can rebound even in those who haven't taken Paxlovid: Study

Around 12 per cent of people who have tested for coronavirus, had a "viral rebound", which means days after testing negative, they tested positive again 

Read Article

Covid-related loss of smell might be linked to cognitive impairment: Study

COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s: Preliminary findings of a study suggest that there may be a link between Covid-related loss of smell might be linked to cognitive impairment 

Read Article

Millions develop long-lasting problems with sense of smell or taste after COVID-19: Study

Coronavirus: The lost sense of smell has been one of the major symptoms that act as an identifier for Covid. However, experts are probing how often symptoms like this occur or how…

Read Article

UK scientists eye single jab to tackle all coronavirus variants

The White House this week held a summit to push forward its plan for the “next generation” of COVID-19 vaccines as Anthony Fauci said the Biden administration is looking forward to “pan-…

Read Article

Indian government commemorates 75th independence day with 75 days of free Covid precaution dose

Rajesh Bhushan, the union health secretary, also urged states and union territories to hold special vaccination clinics on different Yatra routes as well as office buildings, railway stations,…

Read Article

COVID-19: India reports over 20,000 cases for first time in 145 days, free booster shots on cards

However, of the 38 fatalities reported, 16 were from Kerala, 10 were from Maharashtra, four were in West Bengal, three were in Delhi and one each from Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, and…

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Worrying trend: New Covid variant BA.2.75 shows ‘exponential’ increase in cases globally

The fact that the variant has been detected in parts of the world that have lower levels of virus surveillance is an early indication it is spreading fast.

Read Article

COVID-19: European Union advises second booster for people above 60 years

In order to tackle the BA.1 Omicron variant, vaccine manufacturers including Moderna Inc. and partners Pfizer Inc. and BioTech have been testing modified versions of their coronavirus vaccines

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COVID-19: Australia to offer fourth shot amid new Omicron variants threat

The most populous state, New South Wales, recently issued a warning about the recent outbreak of infections brought on by the two variants

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When 'voluntary' vaccination becomes mandatory: Beijing issues vaccine mandate amid rise in Covid cases

Chinese social media users were quick to point out that this vaccine mandate contradicts national health authorities' guidance that vaccination should be voluntary

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COVID-19: US researchers develop inhalable vaccine stable at room temperature

According to researchers, a vaccination that is stable at room temperature and could be administered by the patient themselves would significantly minimise waiting time for patients as well as the…

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong lawmaker tests positive after photo with Xi Jinping

The Hong Kong lawmaker stood behind the President in the middle of the third row during the photo session 

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North Korea claims ‘alien things’ near border with South responsible for Covid outbreak

The North Korean government made these remarks on Friday while announcing the results of the probe that sought to find out how the hermit country contracted its first case

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WHO warns Europe, expect 'high levels' of Covid this summer

WHO noted that the key to preventing additional mortality this summer was 'high population immunity and the choices made to lower risk to older people'

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COVID-19 in India: DCGI gives emergency use nod to Covovax for kids between 7 and 12 years

Gennova's mRNA vaccine can be stored at 2-8 degrees, an official source told news agency PTI 

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COVID-19: Rise and fall in cases is common when entering to endemic phase

The scientists noted that the sudden increase in the number is caused by not using face protection, increased travel and social engagement and low uptake in Covid vaccines

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In Pics | ‘Tearful relief’: Babies, toddlers get first Covid jabs in US

COVID-19 vaccination for babies and toddlers has finally started in the United States on Tuesday. Several children were given shots on thighs and…

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COVID-19: US begins vaccinating children under 5

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited a vaccination centre in Washington as the president urged parents to get their kids vaccinated.

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COVID-19: US approves Pfizer and Moderna jabs for kids as young as 6 months

The agency authorized Moderna's two-dose vaccine for children aged six months to five years, and three doses of Pfizer's shots for those between six months and four years old 

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Infants separated from parents as China reports new coronavirus cases; Is Xi's 'Zero-Covid' policy a failure?

Chinese citizens vented their frustrations on social media, sparking a public outcry against Xi's Zero-Covid policy. Some reported that children, even infants, were forcibly separated from their…

Read Article

COVID-19 can rebound even in those who haven't taken Paxlovid: Study

Around 12 per cent of people who have tested for coronavirus, had a "viral rebound", which means days after testing negative, they tested positive again 

Read Article

Covid-related loss of smell might be linked to cognitive impairment: Study

COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s: Preliminary findings of a study suggest that there may be a link between Covid-related loss of smell might be linked to cognitive impairment 

Read Article

Millions develop long-lasting problems with sense of smell or taste after COVID-19: Study

Coronavirus: The lost sense of smell has been one of the major symptoms that act as an identifier for Covid. However, experts are probing how often symptoms like this occur or how…

Read Article

UK scientists eye single jab to tackle all coronavirus variants

The White House this week held a summit to push forward its plan for the “next generation” of COVID-19 vaccines as Anthony Fauci said the Biden administration is looking forward to “pan-…

Read Article

Indian government commemorates 75th independence day with 75 days of free Covid precaution dose

Rajesh Bhushan, the union health secretary, also urged states and union territories to hold special vaccination clinics on different Yatra routes as well as office buildings, railway stations,…

Read Article

COVID-19: India reports over 20,000 cases for first time in 145 days, free booster shots on cards

However, of the 38 fatalities reported, 16 were from Kerala, 10 were from Maharashtra, four were in West Bengal, three were in Delhi and one each from Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa, and…

Read Article

Worrying trend: New Covid variant BA.2.75 shows ‘exponential’ increase in cases globally

The fact that the variant has been detected in parts of the world that have lower levels of virus surveillance is an early indication it is spreading fast.

Read Article

COVID-19: European Union advises second booster for people above 60 years

In order to tackle the BA.1 Omicron variant, vaccine manufacturers including Moderna Inc. and partners Pfizer Inc. and BioTech have been testing modified versions of their coronavirus vaccines

Read Article

COVID-19: Australia to offer fourth shot amid new Omicron variants threat

The most populous state, New South Wales, recently issued a warning about the recent outbreak of infections brought on by the two variants

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When 'voluntary' vaccination becomes mandatory: Beijing issues vaccine mandate amid rise in Covid cases

Chinese social media users were quick to point out that this vaccine mandate contradicts national health authorities' guidance that vaccination should be voluntary

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COVID-19: US researchers develop inhalable vaccine stable at room temperature

According to researchers, a vaccination that is stable at room temperature and could be administered by the patient themselves would significantly minimise waiting time for patients as well as the…

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong lawmaker tests positive after photo with Xi Jinping

The Hong Kong lawmaker stood behind the President in the middle of the third row during the photo session 

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North Korea claims ‘alien things’ near border with South responsible for Covid outbreak

The North Korean government made these remarks on Friday while announcing the results of the probe that sought to find out how the hermit country contracted its first case

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WHO warns Europe, expect 'high levels' of Covid this summer

WHO noted that the key to preventing additional mortality this summer was 'high population immunity and the choices made to lower risk to older people'

Read Article

COVID-19 in India: DCGI gives emergency use nod to Covovax for kids between 7 and 12 years

Gennova's mRNA vaccine can be stored at 2-8 degrees, an official source told news agency PTI 

Read Article

COVID-19: Rise and fall in cases is common when entering to endemic phase

The scientists noted that the sudden increase in the number is caused by not using face protection, increased travel and social engagement and low uptake in Covid vaccines

Read Article

COVID-19: US begins vaccinating children under 5

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited a vaccination centre in Washington as the president urged parents to get their kids vaccinated.

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COVID-19: US approves Pfizer and Moderna jabs for kids as young as 6 months

The agency authorized Moderna's two-dose vaccine for children aged six months to five years, and three doses of Pfizer's shots for those between six months and four years old 

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US FDA panel recommends Pfizer, Moderna shots for babies & young kids

The FDA cautioned against the high rate of hospitalisations for infants during the Omicron wave while informing that 480 deaths had occurred among toddlers aged between 0-4 during the pandemic. …

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In Pics | ‘Tearful relief’: Babies, toddlers get first Covid jabs in US

COVID-19 vaccination for babies and toddlers has finally started in the United States on Tuesday. Several children were given shots on thighs and arms.

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In pics: North Korea deploys army to curb virus outbreak

North Korea has mobilised its military to distribute COVID medications and deployed more than 10,000 health workers to help trace potential patients as it fights a sweeping coronavirus wave, state

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Pics: People reunite as New Zealand opens border after two years of isolation

Tears, hugs, laughter echoed through the arriving halls of New Zealand, as the country has now finally opened its border and lifted its isolation requirements.

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In Pics | Anti-vax protesters in New Zealand clash with police outside the parliament

Riot police clashed with the protesters outside the New Zealand’s parliament. Several arrests were made.

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Canadian anti-vax trucker protest fires up copycat protests

A protest movement by Canadian truckers angered over Covid vaccine rules has become a rallying point for opponents of pandemic restrictions, firing up crowds from New York to New Zealand.

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Thousands in Washington protest against 'tyranny' of COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Waving signs denouncing President Joe Biden and calling for "freedom," several thousand people demonstrated in Washington Sunday against what some described as the "tyranny" of COVID-19 vaccine man

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Feeling like March 2020? Here's how Covid Omicron is affecting entertainment again

The discovery of the highly mutated Omicron variant of Covid-19 has shaken the entire world again, much like how another variant did in March 2020.

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From Hollywood to Bollywood: Celebrities who have tested Covid-19 positive recently

In the midst of the ongoing covid-19 new variant Omicron surge, the number of Covid-19 positive cases has soared high worldwide, reminding all of us that the virus has gone nowhere.  In recent mont

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Locals gather at Eiffel Tower to protest France government's Covid pass

Hundreds of locals took to streets once again to protest against the France government's new Covid passport

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Berlin introduces the best way to get the jab - a party

How is your city promoting inoculation? Berlin has coined the best idea to encourage jab against coronavirus.

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Covid corruption and scandals that rocked the world

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's president, is facing fresh protests for his allegedly inept and downright criminal pandemic response.

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Impeachment? Brazilians protest against Jair Bolsonaro for poor handling of COVID-19

As the authorities investigate corruption claims against Jair Bolsonaro, locals continue protesting against the President's poor handling of the coronavirus pandemic that has led to millions of dea

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South Africa's opposition organises 'super spreader' march to demand covid vaccines

Annoyed by the slow vaccination process by the South African government, thousands of opposition party supporters took to the streets to demand more vaccines against coronavirus

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From blimps to Pikachus, protesters gather to demand G7 action

Leaders from the United States, Japan, Italy, Germany, France and Canada are joining UK's Boris Johnson on Friday for the three-day summit in the seaside resort of Carbis Bay.

 

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Explained: European COVID-19 travel certificate; US considers own vaccine passport

No one will be obliged to use the EU certificate. It is not a vaccine passport, officials say, even as the US considers creating a vaccine passport for Americans travelling abroad.

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Rides to jabs: Disneyland Paris turns into Covid vaccine centre

Disneyland Paris has been converted into a Covid vaccination site at its convention centre to help as the country steps up its inoculation drive

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India's capital in lockdown: Here's what's allowed, what's not

Amid the massive surge in coronavirus infection in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday announced that the national capital will be under lockdown for six days, starting from Monday at 10 P

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Leading the way: Politicians, Sportsperson and movie stars get vaccinated in India

From ministers to superstars, here's a list of the famous personalities who got vaccinated in India's second phase of biggest coronavirus vaccination drive

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Celebrities who've received the coronavirus vaccine so far

Here are the stars who have opened up about receiving the vaccine and shared their experience about it.

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'Moment of pride': India begins coronavirus vaccine drive

On Saturday, India began its first coronavirus vaccine drive with thousands of people getting their first dose of the AstraZeneca-manufactured vaccine, Covishield

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