The study noted that the antibodies induced by the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines were less effective against the variants first described in Brazil and South Africa
The WHO, which said its vaccines advisory committee was examining the safety data coming in, stressed that no causal link has been established between the vaccine and clotting
Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said on Friday that Japan had not been consulted by the IOC about the Chinese vaccines, and that Japanese athletes would not take them. She said the vaccines have not been approved for use in Japan.
While the likes of Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich have enthusiastically promoted the vaccination rollout, there remains enduring apprehension amongst the NBA's playing staff.
The House of Representatives approved the largest US rescue packages ever, by a 220-211 vote on Wednesday with no Republicans voting in favour
Neena Gupta posted a video of her receiving the first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine at Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai.
Paresh Rawal, wife Swaroop receive first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, share picture from vaccination centre
Paresh Rawal shared a picture, flashing the victory sign at a vaccine centre and wrote: "V for vaccines!"
Italy's move comes as other EU members have have decided not to wait for the EU's own regulator, European Medicines Agency, to grant its approval for Sputnik V
India's COVID immunisation drive completes 50 Days: As cases rise again, time is now to 'unlock' vaccination
The upcoming election in five states, which includes Tamil Nadu, one of the states with a high caseload, is almost guaranteed to turn into a logistical nightmare for health authorities as large gatherings and congregations are bound to happen
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,08,54,128 which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 96.98 percent
The panel's report will now be sent to the federal medical safety commission's approval board, which usually follows such recommendations
Bundesliga: Bayern Munich star Thomas Mueller moved to cellar of his house while suffering with COVID-19
Mueller said he felt ill after testing positive for the coronavirus in Qatar before the Club World Cup final on 11 February
The league's sports judge Gerardo Mastrandrea said in a statement on Thursday that the unplayed game remained 'sub judice,' without assigning a 3-0 win by default to Lazio.
Hospitalisations and deaths can be significantly reduced if the vaccine rollout is successful , said Michael Ryan, director of WHO's emergencies program
COVID-19 in UK: Officials hunt for 'missing' person carrying Brazilian strain as experts sound alarm
The variant that emerged in northern Brazil has been detected in six people in the UK, one of whom cannot be located after they failed to fill in their contact details on a form after taking a coronavirus test
Medical teams in Turkey travel to remote mountain villages as part of vaccination drive against coronavirus
After traveling snow and ice covered roads, medical workers arrived in the small settlement of 350 people some 140 miles (230 kilometres) from the provincial capital, to vaccinate older villagers.
The prime minister said it is 'remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19'
The active coronavirus cases in the country have reduced to 1,47,306 which comprises 1.34 percent of the total caseload, said the health ministry
Stadiums with more than 40,000 seats, including the home of Premier League leaders Manchester City, will be allowed up to 10,000 fans spaced out. Smaller major venues will be permitted a quarter capacity
Euro 2020, which was postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is still scheduled to take place in 12 cities across the continent from 11 June to 11 July.