Nepal fully vaccinates over 15% of its population; 10 mn COVID-19 jabs administered so far

Kathmandu: In the ongoing vaccination campaign, Nepal government on Wednesday said that it has successfully vaccinated over 15 percent of the population and has so far administered 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. According to the latest figures released by the Nepal health ministry, some 46,67,328 people have been completely vaccinated, that is 15.4 percent […]

Unvaccinated people 29 times more at risk of hospitalisation due to COVID-19: US CDC

Washington: The people who are have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 are 29 times more at risk of hospitalisation, a new study by US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said. The new study showed that among people not vaccinated the risk of infection was 4.9 times while hospitalisation was 29.2 times. The […]

COVID-19 booster shots not needed for now: WHO

Geneva: Current data does not indicate that COVID-19 booster shots are needed, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, adding that the most vulnerable people worldwide should be fully vaccinated before high-income countries deploy a top-up. The comments came just before the US government said it planned to make the booster shots widely available […]

Eager to continue partnership with India, delay in providing COVID-19 vaccine not because of Washington: US

COVID-19 “The holdup is not on this end but we are eager to get vaccines and continue assistance to the people of India and want to continue to be a part of the arsenal of solving the pandemic,” Psaki said. Source link

Disregarding WHO, Germany, France to administer COVID-19 vaccine boosters

Paris/Berlin: Germany and France will go ahead with COVID-19 vaccine boosters from September, disregarding an appeal by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to hold off until more people are vaccinated across the globe. The decision to press ahead with booster shots despite the strongest statement yet from the WHO highlights the challenge of dealing with […]

Quad nations on track to produce 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines in India: US

New Delhi: The White House on Wednesday (August 4, 2021) said that the Quad countries are on track to produce at least 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine in India by the end of 2022. It also reiterated its commitment to provide free jabs to the needy across the world without any strings attached. The […]

COVID-19 scare: Pakistan bans domestic air travel of unvaccinated adults

New Delhi: In a bid to boost COVID-19 vaccination, Pakistan has banned domestic travel of unvaccinated adults, i.e., people above 18, IANS cited media reports as saying. As per a document accessed by Dawn and issued by the Natio­nal Command and Opera­tion Centre (NCOC) no unvaccinated citizen of 18 and above will be permitted to […]

Facebook says it should not be blamed for US failing to meet vaccine goals

New Delhi: Facebook on Saturday defended itself against US President Joe Biden’s assertion that the social media platform is “killing people” by allowing misinformation about coronavirus vaccines to proliferate, saying the facts tell a different story. “The data shows that 85% of Facebook users in the US have been or want to be vaccinated against […]

इंग्लैंड में कोविड-19 से मरने वालों में वैक्सीन लगवाने वाले ज्यादा

Most Covid deaths in England now are in the vaccinated – इंग्लैंड में कोविड-19 से मरने वालों में वैक्सीन लगवाने वाले ज्यादा – India TV Hindi News […]

Pfizer to seek authorization from US regulators for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

New Delhi: In order to neutralize the Delta variant, Pfizer on Thursday (July 8) said it will seek US authorisation for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer’s Dr. Mikael Dolsten told The Associated Press citing the company’s study that people’s antibody levels jump five- to 10-fold after a third dose, compared to their […]

World in ‘very dangerous’ period of COVID-19 pandemic: WHO as Delta variant continues to evolve and mutate

New Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday (July 2, 2021) warned that the world is in a ‘very dangerous’ period of the COVID-19 pandemic as the Delta variant, first found in India, is continuing to evolve and mutate. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during a media briefing on COVID-19 said that in countries […]