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Hong Kong locks down nearly 10,000 people in Coronavirus-hit district: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Hong Kong authorities on Saturday issued a two-day lockdown on some 10,000 residents of the densely populated Yau Tsim Mong district, seeking to stem a spike in COVID-19 transmissions, media reported.

India's active COVID-19 caseload drops to 1.85 lakh

New Delhi: India’s total Active Caseload continues to manifest sustained downward movement. It has dropped to 1.85 lakh (1,85,662) on Saturday, as per government released data.

Mali to purchase 8.4 Million doses of vaccine against Coronavirus: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: Mali is going to purchase 8.4 million doses of vaccine against the coronavirus, media reported.

Johnson expects UK COVID-19 deaths to remain high 'for a little while to come'

Moscow/Sputnik: The United Kingdom will continue to register a high number of COVID-19 related deaths in the near future, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday.

Pandemic will not end for anyone, ‘until it ends for everyone’

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic “will not end for anyone, until it ends for everyone”, an independent UN human rights expert said on Friday, advocating for an equitable and globally-coordinated vaccine distribution programme.

Jammu and Kashmir: Bandipora health centre 'upgraded' to NTPHC only on papers

Srinagar: A health centre in Ajas tehsil of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district is without road and proper staff despite being “upgraded” to New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC).

COVID ‘vaccine hoarding’ putting Africa at risk: WHO

New York: Africa is in danger of being left behind in the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines as countries in other regions strike bilateral deals, thus driving up prices, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Thursday.

Fauci announces US intention to resume major role in global health

New York: The United States’ top medical official said on Thursday that the US will now join the World Health Organization’s global initiative to help poorer nations overcome COVID-19, in addition to a raft of new measures in support of access to universal healthcare, such as abortion services.

India registers 14,545 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours 

New Delhi: India registered 14,545 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released on Friday.

Guterres urges world to ‘work together in solidarity’ as US moves to rejoin WHO

New York: The United Nations Secretary-General on Wednesday welcomed the announcement by President Joe Biden that the United States will re-engage with the World Health Organization (WHO) and play a full role in advancing global health and health security.

Pakistan authorises emergency use of Chinese firm Sinopharm's anti-coronavirus vaccine dubbed 'unsafe'

Islamabad: The Pakistan government and its alliance with China continues as PM Imran Khan and the drug authority recently authorised emergency use of Chinese firm Sinopharm's anti-coronavirus vaccine, which a Chinese doctor has dubbed the ‘most unsafe in the world’ claiming that it has 73 side effects..

India officially hands over 20 lakh Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh

Dhaka/UNI: India officially handed over 20 lakh vaccines for Novel Coronavirus to Bangladesh as a gift on Thursday.

PM Modi, Chief Ministers to get Covid-19 vaccine in second phase

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive coronavirus vaccine  in the second phase of the country-wide immunisation drive along with chief minister and MPs and MLAs over 50, reported the media.

Bird Flu: FSSAI says well-cooked poultry safe to consume; issues guidelines for consumption

New Delhi/UNI: Against the backdrop of the Bird Flu pandemic, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has said that consumption of poultry products is safe provided due care is taken during handling and cooking.

Tripura govt to provide free sanitary napkins to 1.68 lakh adolescent girl students

Agartala/UNI: Tripura government today announced an ambitious scheme to ensure menstrual hygiene among the girls studying in Classes VI to XII.