New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government has decided to fast-track the emergency approval of foreign-made vaccines against coronavirus amid the whopping surge in infections across the country.
New Delhi/IBNS: In a grim picture, India, which is witnessing a massive surge in Novel Coronavirus cases, on Thursday reported over 1.26 lakh fresh infections from across the vast country of 1.3 billion people.
New Delhi/UNI: India on Friday registered the highest ever single day figure of vaccinating more than 36.7 lakh against the Covid-19 in the past 24 hours.
New Delhi/IBNS: In more worries for 1.3 billion people in the country, India on Thursday reported the biggest single-day spike in Novel Coronavirus cases since Oct 11 last year with the addition of over 72,000 new infections.
New York: "COVAX works” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, informing journalists that the UN-backed vaccine initiative has distributed more than 32 million vaccines to 61 countries in just one month.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the spike in Covid-19, the central government on Tuesday said people at the age of 45 or above will be vaccinated from Apr 1.
Kolkata/UNI: There’s zero evidence that Covid-19 vaccines interfere with fertility. This misinformation is dangerous because the confusion it is based on sounds plausible, but in fact is not, a health expert has opined.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first shot of Covid-19 vaccine on the second day of the latest vaccination drive phase.
New York: Côte d'Ivoire received 504,000 doses of lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine on Friday making it the second African nation in a week to benefit from the first shipments of shots from the UN-backed global COVAX initiative, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported.
Kolkata/IBNS: The principal of Kolkata's Beliaghata I.D. and B.G. hospital, Anima Haldar, reportedly fell sick hours after receiving the second dose of Covishield corona vaccine and she is undergoing treatment in the same hospital.
Moscow/Sputnik: The United Kingdom does not plan to introduce vaccine passports that would potentially allow people to travel, a minister in charge of COVID-19 vaccine deployment said Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS: CK Birla Hospitals, Kolkata – CMRI & BMB has started dispensing and administering the first dose of Covid-19 vaccines from Jan 25.
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.
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.
Guwahati/IBNS: The fourth day of the massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination programme was conducted successfully in Assam on Tuesday.