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Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine falls short in producing antibodies: Study

Budapest: A Hungarian study has found China's Sinopharm vaccines failed to  produce sufficient antibodies in a quarter of elderly people who were voluntarily tested in Budapest, media reports said.

ISRO's gearing up for GSLV-F10/EOS-O3 mission on Aug 12

Chennai/UNI: After a long gap, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a GSLV mission from the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 100 km from here, on August 12 early morning.

India reports 42,982 new COVID-19 cases, 533 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India added 42,982 new COVID-19 cases Thursday while the deaths apparently due to the virus went up by 533 in the last 24 hours.  

Germany to give away 1.3 billion leftover AstraZeneca doses: Health Minister

Berlin/UNI/Sputnik: Germany will hand over 1.3 billion AstraZeneca vaccine doses to the COVAX shot-sharing mechanism, Health Minister Jens Spahn said.

India exported over 6 crore vaccines, current focus on domestic demand: Govt tells Lok Sabha

New Delhi/UNI: India has so far exported over six crore doses of Covishield and Covaxin - under its 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative, but now domestic supplies are the primary concern, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Study finds Coronavirus infections three times lower in double vaccinated people

London: A new research has found that double vaccinated people were three times less likely than unvaccinated people to test positive for the coronavirus.

India records 42,625 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 42,625 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released in the past 24 hours by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Pandemic far from over, 8 states show rise in R-Factor: Centre warns amid Delta variant spread

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government on Tuesday warned that the COVID-19 pandemic is "still raging" and eight states have shown a rise in the R-factor, which is a "significant problem".

Robin Hood Army to vaccinate 1.5 lakh underprivileged citizens, serve 5 million meals in collaboration with WhatsApp, Uber and Google

Kolkata/IBNS: Robin Hood Army (RHA), the volunteer-based zero funds organization has joined hands with WhatsApp, Uber and Google to bring together volunteers who will help vaccinate 1.5 lakh Indians and serve 5 million meals to those most affected by the pandemic across every state of India by Aug 2021.

Covid19: Centre reluctant on granting Moderna, Pfizer immunity from lawsuits, liability; excluded them from vaccination plan

New Delhi/IBNS: All US-based Covid-19 vaccine makers are insisting on protection from lawsuits and liability and India is reluctant to allow their entry on these conditions, delaying their availability in India, according to NK Arora, head of the government's vaccine panel.

Lace up and join the UN to help win #TheHumanRace against climate change

New York: The United Nations is encouraging everyone across the world to participate in the literal race against the climate emergency.

India daily COVID-19 tally drops, 30,549 new cases recorded in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India's daily tally dropped as 30,549 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Tuesday.

Turkey battles wildfires for 6 days in coastal resorts

Istanbul/UNI/Xinhua: Turkey has been battling wildfires that erupted in the southern and southwestern coastal resort towns and have lasted six days, officials announced Monday.

China: Heavy floods kill 302 in Henan province, 50 others missing

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: The floods caused by torrential rainfalls in central China’s Henan province have killed 302 people with 50 others still missing, the provincial government said on Monday.

Outpatient care in China’s Nanjing suspended amid new COVID-19 outbreak, say city authorities

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: Hospitals in the Chinese city of Nanjing in the eastern Jiangsu province are suspending outpatient appointments amid the new coronavirus outbreak, the city government said.