Brazilian Supreme Court approves investigation of Bolsonaro over Covaxin deal - Reports
Brasilia/UNI/Sputnik: The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil has approved a probe into President Jair Bolsonaro regarding alleged overpricing during the purchase of India's coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, the G1 website reported.
Covid19: Emergence of Delta variant may lower acceptance of EU Digital Covid Certificate
Brussels/IBNS: The digital travel pass programme launched with the aim to allow seamless traveling across the European Union during the summer vacation period could fail as the deadlier Delta variant of coronavirus threatens to trigger a fresh wave of the infection.
UK records another 1,907 coronavirus cases, 7 deaths
London/Xinhua: Another 1,907 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,418,530, according to official figures released Saturday.
French Prime Minister says 3rd COVID-19 wave 'seems to be behind,' but risk remains high
Moscow/Sputnik: France appears to have descended the peak of the third coronavirus wave, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday, adding that vigilance must prevail as COVID-19 variants were still spreading.
US Senate passes COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
Washington/Sputnik: The US senate has passed the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act by a vote of 94-1, with Senator Josh Hawley being the lone dissenting vote.
FDA warns against one-dose regimen for Coronavirus vaccines in US: Reports
Washington/Sputnik: Scientists at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are strongly against administering only single doses of the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines, as their efficacy has only been proven if people get two shots, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth, husband Prince Philip get Coronavirus vaccine
London/IBNS: Queen Elizabeth II, the current monarch of Britain, and her husband Prince Philip took the Covid-19 vaccine shot on Saturday, Buckingham Palace said, reported the media.
COVID-19 vaccines to be available in US next week: Donald Trump
Washington/UNI: US President Donald Trump has announced that Coronavirus vaccines will start becoming available in the US from next week onwards.
First human trial for coronavirus vaccine starts in US
Washington/Xinhua/UNI: A clinical trial to evaluate a vaccine designed against the novel coronavirus started on Monday, a US health official confirmed.