France sticks to plan to give J&J vaccine to over 55s

That plan appeared to be in jeopardy after Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it would delay rollout of the vaccine in Europe after it was suspended in the US

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Blood clots are latest curse of coronavirus vaccines. All you need to know

The clots occur in veins in the brain, called cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), as well as the abdomen and arteries

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India's Maharashtra clamps Section 144 for 15 days amid Covid surge

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced a prohibitory order under Section 144 for 15 days across the state.

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COVID-19: Pakistanis forced to opt for expensive jabs from private markets amid slow govt vaccination drive

Pakistan has only approved a handful of vaccines for emergency use, including three Chinese vaccines, Russia's Sputnik V, and the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. So far, it has largely relied on…

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US halts use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare blood clotting issues

“COVID-19 vaccine safety is a top priority for the federal government, and we take all reports of health problems following COVID-19 vaccination very seriously,” the FDA said in a joint statement…

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Regeneron to seek US approval for COVID-19 cocktail to be used for prevention

REGEN-COV, a combination of casirivimab and imdevimab, protected household contacts from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, with 72 per cent protection against symptomatic infections in the first week, and…

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Bhutan vaccinates 85% of the population in record time

The tiny Himalayan kingdom wedged between India and China has vaccinated nearly 85% of its adult population since March 27. Overall, the country has vaccinated 62% of its 800,000 people.

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China formally considering mixing its COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection rate

Available data shows Chinese vaccines lag behind others including Pfizer and Moderna in terms of efficacy, but require less stringent temperature controls during storage

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India records 170,000 new COVID-19 cases, overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country

India also witnessed a grim record of fatalities due to covid-19 in a single day in 2021, which stood at 904. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 170,209.

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Top US diplomat Blinken criticises China, says 'need to get to the bottom' of Covid-19 origin

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's sharp words underscored criticism from other members of the Biden administration over Beijing's lack of transparency in the crucial early days of the…

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PM Modi launches 'Teeka Utsav' as India records 152,879 new Covid cases

On Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry reported 152,879 new Covid cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours

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Australia orders more alternatives for AstraZeneca vaccine setting back its rollout

Millions of doses of the AstraZeneca shot have been safely administered around the world and millions more have been ordered but some countries have limited its use to older age groups as a…

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Serum Institute of India refunds South Africa for undelivered COVID-19 vaccines

A million doses from the institute, which had already been delivered, have been sold on to other countries in the African Union

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J&J says in talks with Indian government for trial of single-dose vaccine

The US drugs and healthcare giant's vaccine is currently approved for use in the United States, the European Union and other nations including Thailand and South Africa

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US is sitting on 20 million of vaccine doses the world needs

According to reports, some senior administration officials believe that the administration should let them go abroad where they are desperately needed while others are not ready to relinquish them…

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As India intensifies fight against Covid-19, will vaccine shortage complicate things?

There are several questions that are brewing in one's mind when it comes to India's vaccination drive. We'll try to answer some of these doubts

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France sticks to plan to give J&J vaccine to over 55s

That plan appeared to be in jeopardy after Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it would delay rollout of the vaccine in Europe after it was suspended in the US

Read Article

Blood clots are latest curse of coronavirus vaccines. All you need to know

The clots occur in veins in the brain, called cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), as well as the abdomen and arteries

Read Article

India's Maharashtra clamps Section 144 for 15 days amid Covid surge

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced a prohibitory order under Section 144 for 15 days across the state.

Read Article

COVID-19: Pakistanis forced to opt for expensive jabs from private markets amid slow govt vaccination drive

Pakistan has only approved a handful of vaccines for emergency use, including three Chinese vaccines, Russia's Sputnik V, and the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. So far, it has largely relied on…

Read Article

US halts use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare blood clotting issues

“COVID-19 vaccine safety is a top priority for the federal government, and we take all reports of health problems following COVID-19 vaccination very seriously,” the FDA said in a joint statement…

Read Article

Regeneron to seek US approval for COVID-19 cocktail to be used for prevention

REGEN-COV, a combination of casirivimab and imdevimab, protected household contacts from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, with 72 per cent protection against symptomatic infections in the first week, and…

Read Article

Bhutan vaccinates 85% of the population in record time

The tiny Himalayan kingdom wedged between India and China has vaccinated nearly 85% of its adult population since March 27. Overall, the country has vaccinated 62% of its 800,000 people.

Read Article

China formally considering mixing its COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection rate

Available data shows Chinese vaccines lag behind others including Pfizer and Moderna in terms of efficacy, but require less stringent temperature controls during storage

Read Article

India records 170,000 new COVID-19 cases, overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country

India also witnessed a grim record of fatalities due to covid-19 in a single day in 2021, which stood at 904. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 170,209.

Read Article

Top US diplomat Blinken criticises China, says 'need to get to the bottom' of Covid-19 origin

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's sharp words underscored criticism from other members of the Biden administration over Beijing's lack of transparency in the crucial early days of the…

Read Article

PM Modi launches 'Teeka Utsav' as India records 152,879 new Covid cases

On Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry reported 152,879 new Covid cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours

Read Article

Australia orders more alternatives for AstraZeneca vaccine setting back its rollout

Millions of doses of the AstraZeneca shot have been safely administered around the world and millions more have been ordered but some countries have limited its use to older age groups as a…

Read Article

Serum Institute of India refunds South Africa for undelivered COVID-19 vaccines

A million doses from the institute, which had already been delivered, have been sold on to other countries in the African Union

Read Article

J&J says in talks with Indian government for trial of single-dose vaccine

The US drugs and healthcare giant's vaccine is currently approved for use in the United States, the European Union and other nations including Thailand and South Africa

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US is sitting on 20 million of vaccine doses the world needs

According to reports, some senior administration officials believe that the administration should let them go abroad where they are desperately needed while others are not ready to relinquish them…

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UK: Covid-19 jabs prevent 10,400 deaths in older adults, data shows

They estimated the vaccine had stopped 9,100 deaths in those aged 80 and over, 1,200 in 70 to 79-year-olds and 100 in 60 to 69s. 

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Hong Kong suspends its order of AstraZeneca jabs

Hong Kong's health chief Sophia Chan said the city has asked AstraZeneca not to deliver as planned later this year

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With 131,968 fresh cases, India's Covid-19 caseload tops 13 million

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (3,229,547), Kerala (1,144,594), Karnataka (1,033,560), Andhra Pradesh (913,274), and Tamil Nadu (911,110).

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PM warns against the politicisation of Covid-19 amid verbal duel between Centre, states over vaccine supply

While some states have flagged a 'shortage' of vaccine doses, the Centre has maintained that a sufficient quantity of the jabs has been allocated to all the states.

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As India intensifies fight against Covid-19, will vaccine shortage complicate things?

There are several questions that are brewing in one's mind when it comes to India's vaccination drive. We'll try to answer some of these doubts

Read Article

France sticks to plan to give J&J vaccine to over 55s

That plan appeared to be in jeopardy after Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday it would delay rollout of the vaccine in Europe after it was suspended in the US

Read Article

Blood clots are latest curse of coronavirus vaccines. All you need to know

The clots occur in veins in the brain, called cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST), as well as the abdomen and arteries

Read Article

India's Maharashtra clamps Section 144 for 15 days amid Covid surge

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday announced a prohibitory order under Section 144 for 15 days across the state.

Read Article

COVID-19: Pakistanis forced to opt for expensive jabs from private markets amid slow govt vaccination drive

Pakistan has only approved a handful of vaccines for emergency use, including three Chinese vaccines, Russia's Sputnik V, and the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. So far, it has largely relied on…

Read Article

US halts use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to rare blood clotting issues

“COVID-19 vaccine safety is a top priority for the federal government, and we take all reports of health problems following COVID-19 vaccination very seriously,” the FDA said in a joint statement…

Read Article

Regeneron to seek US approval for COVID-19 cocktail to be used for prevention

REGEN-COV, a combination of casirivimab and imdevimab, protected household contacts from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, with 72 per cent protection against symptomatic infections in the first week, and…

Read Article

Bhutan vaccinates 85% of the population in record time

The tiny Himalayan kingdom wedged between India and China has vaccinated nearly 85% of its adult population since March 27. Overall, the country has vaccinated 62% of its 800,000 people.

Read Article

China formally considering mixing its COVID-19 vaccines to boost protection rate

Available data shows Chinese vaccines lag behind others including Pfizer and Moderna in terms of efficacy, but require less stringent temperature controls during storage

Read Article

India records 170,000 new COVID-19 cases, overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country

India also witnessed a grim record of fatalities due to covid-19 in a single day in 2021, which stood at 904. The death toll from the deadly infection stands at 170,209.

Read Article

Top US diplomat Blinken criticises China, says 'need to get to the bottom' of Covid-19 origin

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken's sharp words underscored criticism from other members of the Biden administration over Beijing's lack of transparency in the crucial early days of the…

Read Article

PM Modi launches 'Teeka Utsav' as India records 152,879 new Covid cases

On Sunday morning, the Union Health Ministry reported 152,879 new Covid cases, 90,584 discharges, and 839 deaths in the last 24 hours

Read Article

Australia orders more alternatives for AstraZeneca vaccine setting back its rollout

Millions of doses of the AstraZeneca shot have been safely administered around the world and millions more have been ordered but some countries have limited its use to older age groups as a…

Read Article

Serum Institute of India refunds South Africa for undelivered COVID-19 vaccines

A million doses from the institute, which had already been delivered, have been sold on to other countries in the African Union

Read Article

J&J says in talks with Indian government for trial of single-dose vaccine

The US drugs and healthcare giant's vaccine is currently approved for use in the United States, the European Union and other nations including Thailand and South Africa

Read Article

US is sitting on 20 million of vaccine doses the world needs

According to reports, some senior administration officials believe that the administration should let them go abroad where they are desperately needed while others are not ready to relinquish them…

Read Article

UK: Covid-19 jabs prevent 10,400 deaths in older adults, data shows

They estimated the vaccine had stopped 9,100 deaths in those aged 80 and over, 1,200 in 70 to 79-year-olds and 100 in 60 to 69s. 

Read Article

Hong Kong suspends its order of AstraZeneca jabs

Hong Kong's health chief Sophia Chan said the city has asked AstraZeneca not to deliver as planned later this year

Read Article

With 131,968 fresh cases, India's Covid-19 caseload tops 13 million

The five most affected states by total cases are Maharashtra (3,229,547), Kerala (1,144,594), Karnataka (1,033,560), Andhra Pradesh (913,274), and Tamil Nadu (911,110).

Read Article

PM warns against the politicisation of Covid-19 amid verbal duel between Centre, states over vaccine supply

While some states have flagged a 'shortage' of vaccine doses, the Centre has maintained that a sufficient quantity of the jabs has been allocated to all the states.

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