COVID-19: UK to speed up vaccinations, PM Boris Johnson warns ‘Indian variant’ is more transmissible

New Delhi: United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday (May 14, 2021) announced to speed up the COVID-19 vaccination drive and warned that the ‘Indian variant’ is more transmissible. In a press briefing, Johnson said that since Monday, the UK has seen further clusters of the B.1.617.2, the COVID-19 variant first observed in India. […]

UK PM Boris Johnson’s visit to India cancelled again due to prevailing COVID-19 situation

New Delhi: The United Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to India has been cancelled yet another time due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs said on Monday (April 19, 2021). In response to the media queries on the upcoming visit of the UK PM, the MEA stated, “In […]