Covid 19 vaccine

What is Langya, the fresh zoonotic virus outbreak that infected 35 people in China?

Shandong and Henan, two Chinese provinces, have reported infections. According to CDC Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang, the agency will soon establish a standardised process for domestic…

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New Zealand: Coronavirus is now equal leading cause of death for the first time

Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker said as quoted by NZ Herald, "For the first time, Covid-19 has probably become the leading cause of death in New Zealand" 

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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 

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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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Americans flooding Mexico City, and locals want them to go home

According to a Los Angeles Times article published on Wednesday, some Mexican natives are “fed up” with the growing number of Americans migrating to and visiting the country—many of them from…

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Over 30 Indian students vaccinated with one syringe, probe ordered

In the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India, a health professional is under investigation for administering the vaccine to 30 students with one syringe. The event occurred as students were…

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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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'Unjected': Due to 'debug mode' glitch, anti-vax dating site leaked data for thousands of users

The dating site "Unjected," which caters to those who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine, neglected to implement even the most basic security measures, exposing important information and…

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COVID-19: India reports 20,279 new cases in 24 hours, govt to focus on vaccination campaigns

The central government has been assisting the States and UTs by giving them free Covid vaccines as a part of its national vaccination push

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COVID-19: Australian government encourages people to 'work from home'

Till now, 95 per cent of adults above the age of 16 have received two doses so far, which has limited Australia’s overall Covid cases to under 9 million and its Covid deaths reported at 10,845,…

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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 virus may survive for one month on frozen meat: Study

According to a study, the COVID-19-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus may persist on meat and fish products in the fridge or freezer for up to 30 days. The study, which was just published in the journal…

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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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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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What is Langya, the fresh zoonotic virus outbreak that infected 35 people in China?

Shandong and Henan, two Chinese provinces, have reported infections. According to CDC Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang, the agency will soon establish a standardised process for domestic…

Read Article

New Zealand: Coronavirus is now equal leading cause of death for the first time

Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker said as quoted by NZ Herald, "For the first time, Covid-19 has probably become the leading cause of death in New Zealand" 

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 

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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 

Read Article

Americans flooding Mexico City, and locals want them to go home

According to a Los Angeles Times article published on Wednesday, some Mexican natives are “fed up” with the growing number of Americans migrating to and visiting the country—many of them from…

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Over 30 Indian students vaccinated with one syringe, probe ordered

In the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India, a health professional is under investigation for administering the vaccine to 30 students with one syringe. The event occurred as students were…

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

'Unjected': Due to 'debug mode' glitch, anti-vax dating site leaked data for thousands of users

The dating site "Unjected," which caters to those who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine, neglected to implement even the most basic security measures, exposing important information and…

Read Article

COVID-19: India reports 20,279 new cases in 24 hours, govt to focus on vaccination campaigns

The central government has been assisting the States and UTs by giving them free Covid vaccines as a part of its national vaccination push

Read Article

COVID-19: Australian government encourages people to 'work from home'

Till now, 95 per cent of adults above the age of 16 have received two doses so far, which has limited Australia’s overall Covid cases to under 9 million and its Covid deaths reported at 10,845,…

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 virus may survive for one month on frozen meat: Study

According to a study, the COVID-19-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus may persist on meat and fish products in the fridge or freezer for up to 30 days. The study, which was just published in the journal…

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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Macau uses two more casino hotels for COVID-19 medical facilities

More than 90% of Macau's residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 but this is the first time the city is grappling with the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant 

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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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What causes Covid brain fog? This study has answer; may help devise new treatments for long Covid

This particular discovery could explain why some people have those lingering effects from infection and the findings may also help devise new treatments for long Covid 

Read Article

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

What is Langya, the fresh zoonotic virus outbreak that infected 35 people in China?

Shandong and Henan, two Chinese provinces, have reported infections. According to CDC Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang, the agency will soon establish a standardised process for domestic…

Read Article

New Zealand: Coronavirus is now equal leading cause of death for the first time

Otago University epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker said as quoted by NZ Herald, "For the first time, Covid-19 has probably become the leading cause of death in New Zealand" 

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

Americans flooding Mexico City, and locals want them to go home

According to a Los Angeles Times article published on Wednesday, some Mexican natives are “fed up” with the growing number of Americans migrating to and visiting the country—many of them from…

Read Article

Over 30 Indian students vaccinated with one syringe, probe ordered

In the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India, a health professional is under investigation for administering the vaccine to 30 students with one syringe. The event occurred as students were…

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

'Unjected': Due to 'debug mode' glitch, anti-vax dating site leaked data for thousands of users

The dating site "Unjected," which caters to those who have not received the COVID-19 vaccine, neglected to implement even the most basic security measures, exposing important information and…

Read Article

COVID-19: India reports 20,279 new cases in 24 hours, govt to focus on vaccination campaigns

The central government has been assisting the States and UTs by giving them free Covid vaccines as a part of its national vaccination push

Read Article

COVID-19: Australian government encourages people to 'work from home'

Till now, 95 per cent of adults above the age of 16 have received two doses so far, which has limited Australia’s overall Covid cases to under 9 million and its Covid deaths reported at 10,845,…

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 virus may survive for one month on frozen meat: Study

According to a study, the COVID-19-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus may persist on meat and fish products in the fridge or freezer for up to 30 days. The study, which was just published in the journal…

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

Macau uses two more casino hotels for COVID-19 medical facilities

More than 90% of Macau's residents are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 but this is the first time the city is grappling with the fast-spreading Omicron coronavirus variant 

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

Read Article

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

Read Article

What causes Covid brain fog? This study has answer; may help devise new treatments for long Covid

This particular discovery could explain why some people have those lingering effects from infection and the findings may also help devise new treatments for long Covid 

Read Article

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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In Pics: For first time, North Korea reports Omicron cases, goes for lockdown

North Korea confirmed its first-ever Covid cases on Thursday and declared a "serious emergency", with leader Kim Jong Un ordering lockdowns across the country. (Text: AFP)

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Visitors trickle back, but climbing mecca Nepal seeks more - see pics

Nepal is putting a 21st-century spin on a tourism sector dominated by activities unchanged for generations as it looks to boost a vital part of an economy decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic and soa

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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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Doctors scale rockslides, invoke gods to vaccinate Himalayan villages

To visit the Indian village of Malana deep in the Himalayas, a COVID-19 vaccination team scrambled over a landslide that blocked the road the day before, scaled a retaining wall and then began a th

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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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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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