Oct 23, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Adobe will consider religious and medical exemptions for employees who cannot take the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Oct 23, 2021 10:01 AM IST
India and Australia are working side by side in the Quad grouping to expand COVID-19 vaccine access across the Indo-Pacific, said Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison
- Oct 22, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Authorities said 1,064 people had died in the previous 24 hours, with new infections hitting a second successive daily record at 37,141.
- Oct 22, 2021 06:10 PM IST
The shots could begin in early November — with the first children in line fully protected by Christmas — if regulators give the go-ahead.
- Oct 22, 2021 12:17 PM IST
The World Health Organisation is very clear that we want all countries to recognise vaccines that have been given an Emergency Use Listing (EUL) by the WHO advisory process.
- Oct 22, 2021 11:16 AM IST
Hailing the achievement, PM said India's vaccination programme was science-born, science-driven and science-based.
- Oct 22, 2021 09:30 AM IST
While those who received first shot of Pfizer were already eligible for booster, Moderna and J&J recipients can now also choose which vaccine they want for their booster shot
- Oct 21, 2021 05:09 PM IST
With more than half the world still not vaccinated, the virus will likely keep finding people to infect and replicating inside them for several months or years to come.
- Oct 21, 2021 04:55 PM IST
Novartis has been using its factory in Stein in Switzerland to produce more than 50 million doses this year of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine developed by German startup BioNTech and US drugmaker Pfizer.
- Oct 21, 2021 03:42 PM IST
"During this period the work of all (these) organisations on the territory of the city of Moscow must stop," Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said in a statement as Russia reported a record 1,036 deaths in a single day on Thursday.
- Oct 21, 2021 03:20 PM IST
The Surat, Junagadh and Gandhinagar municipal corporations along with Ahmedabad, Junagadh, Mahisagar and Tapi districts have achieved 100 per cent coverage of the first dose, state Health Minister Rushikesh Patel said.
- Oct 21, 2021 12:49 PM IST
Domestic outbreaks have largely been eliminated, but as China logged a fifth straight day of new cases -- mostly in northern and northwestern areas -- authorities beefed up coronavirus controls.
- Oct 21, 2021 12:38 PM IST
Seventeen UNESCO World Heritage Sites including the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun Tomb, Tughlaqabad Fort, Purana Qila, Fatehpur Sikri Agra, Ramappa Temple, Hampi, Dholavira (Gujarat), ancient Leh Palace; Currency Building and Metcalf Hall in Kolkata; Khajuraho temples (MP), and Golconda Fort in Hyderabad are among the 100 monuments which will be illuminated in tricolour, the officials said.
- Oct 21, 2021 12:10 PM IST
The Lancet Countdown is the largest annual study of the impacts of climate change on human health.
- Oct 21, 2021 11:03 AM IST
COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker: India accounts for about 15 percent of the total vaccine doses administered worldwide as of October 21.
- Oct 21, 2021 09:52 AM IST
India reaches 100 crore vaccinations: It took India nine months to administer 100 crore jabs, with 74 percent of the adult population getting the first dose. More than 31 percent are fully vaccinated
- Oct 21, 2021 09:19 AM IST
100 Crore Jabs Achievement: The top five states which have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.
- Oct 20, 2021 07:12 PM IST
The state reported 11 fresh cases on Wednesday and there are 112 active cases, a senior health official said, adding that 16,87,048 patients have recovered from the virus till now.
- Oct 20, 2021 05:58 PM IST
At a televised meeting with officials, Vladimir Putin said he supported a government proposal to "declare non-working days between October 30 and November 7 throughout the country" and asked Russians to "show responsibility" and get Covid jabs.
- Oct 20, 2021 04:09 PM IST
The NHS Confederation, a membership body of the country’s National Health Service (NHS), said a back-up strategy, or Plan B plus, is required as preemptive action over winter when the health service is already stretched due to seasonal flu and other diseases.
- Oct 20, 2021 02:58 PM IST
The country recorded 34,074 new coronavirus cases, according to a government tally.
- Oct 20, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The Bengaluru-based clinical data and insights (CDI) division is a critical advancement to support a growing global portfolio and build on internal data expertise, the drug firm said in a statement.
- Oct 20, 2021 11:41 AM IST
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya had also tweeted that he had a detailed interaction with the WHO chief, accompanied by other senior officials of the global health agency on various issues related to health, including pandemic management and WHO reforms.
- Oct 20, 2021 09:31 AM IST
As the country inches close to the 100-crore doses mark, the government is encouraging states and union territories to step up administering the second dose
- Oct 20, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Thousands of police officers and fire-fighters in cities like Chicago and Baltimore are also at risk of losing their jobs in the coming days under mandates that require them to report their vaccination status or submit to regular coronavirus testing