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.
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.
Moscow/Sputnik: Mali is going to purchase 8.4 million doses of vaccine against the coronavirus, media reported.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
New Delhi: India registered 14,545 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released on Friday.
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.
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..
Dhaka/UNI: India officially handed over 20 lakh vaccines for Novel Coronavirus to Bangladesh as a gift on Thursday.
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.
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.
Agartala/UNI: Tripura government today announced an ambitious scheme to ensure menstrual hygiene among the girls studying in Classes VI to XII.