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Bangladesh registers 38 new deaths due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a country which witnessed a tough phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in recent times, registered 38 deaths due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall this year

New York: Africa needs around 470 million doses to accomplish the global of fully vaccinating 40 per cent of its population by the end of the year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. 

India breaks its single-day vaccination record, Govt may administer 2.5 crore jabs today

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre expects to achieve 2.5 crore vaccinations by COVID-19 vaccines on Friday after India broke its record of single-day vaccination in the day, sources at Union Health Ministry said.

India reports 34,403 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 34,403 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated Friday.

Links between Covid-19 vaccine and menstrual cycle changes possible, must be investigated: Study

London/IBNS: There is a possible link between the Covid-19 vaccine and the menstrual cycle, which demands investigation, according to an editorial published in the peer-reviewed British Medical Journal on Thursday.

India reports 30,570 COVID-19 cases, 431 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India, a South Asian country, reported 30,570 new COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 431 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated Thursday.

COVID crises highlight strengths of democratic systems, says Guterres

New York: The UN Secretary-General, on Wednesday, urged the world to “learn from the lessons of the past 18 months, to strengthen democratic resilience in the face of future crises.”

SDRF of Jammu and Kashmir trains personnel to equip against Covid19

Srinagar/IBNS: Commandant-General of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), Jammu  and Kashmir, V K Singh on Tuesday said that 40 of its employees were trained at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura and 100 other employees at Government Medical College, Jammu for handling Covid-19 situations in hospitals.

Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa

New York: More than 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but only 2% of them in Africa, said World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday.

India registers 27,176 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India registered 27,176 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Scientific evidence to date on COVID-19 vaccine efficacy does not support boosters for general population: Study

London: An expert review by an international group of scientists, including some at the WHO and FDA, concludes that, even for the delta variant, vaccine efficacy against severe COVID is so high that booster doses for the general population are not appropriate at this stage in the pandemic.

China: Tourism city Xiamen partially seals off two districts, one hospital after COVID-19 cases

Beijing: China's  tourism city Xiamen has partially sealed off two districts and one local hospital early Monday as two positive COVID-19 patients were detected, media reports said.

WHO approval for Covaxin likely by month-end, says Niti Aayog

New Delhi/IBNS: The World Health Organisation's emergency approval for indigenously made Covid-19 jab, Covaxin, can come by the end of September, said Dr VK Paul, chairman of the National Expert Committee on Vaccine Administration, according to media reports.

Chinese mainland reports 59 new locally transmitted Coronavirus cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 59 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, all in Fujian Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.

COVID-19: India reports 25,404 new infections, 339 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: India logged 25,404 new cases and 339 deaths due to the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said Tuesday.