Pfizer’s shot is the only COVID-19 vaccine available for children of any age in the US. Those ages 5 to 11 receive one-third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older
The announcement comes as world leaders attend a global virtual COVID summit focused on efforts to bring the pandemic under control and prepare for future health emergencies
Competition organisers for a girls' 5,000-metre walking race held in central Japan's Yamanashi mistakenly poured the sanitiser into cups and placed them at a drinks station for sportspersons
India's COVID-19 daily case positivity rate has now dropped to 0.47 per cent as compared to 0.95 per cent reported a day ago. The weekly positivity rate is currently at 0.79 per cent
India currently has 20,403 active cases of COVID-19. There has been a decrease of 232 cases in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The active cases comprise 0.05 per cent of the total coronavirus cases in the country
The data released at 8 am also showed that 22 fatalities — 20 of them from Kerala alone — were reported in a 24-hour period, taking the cumulative death toll to 5,24,024
According to the WHO report, there were 4.7 million excess COVID-19 deaths in India, which is 10 times the official figure and almost a third of COVID-19 deaths globally
A three-minute presentation will be made by each state and UT on their experiences in dealing with the pandemic, followed by a brief speech by the various health ministers.
Indian professionals in China urge Jaishankar to press Chinese govt to permit return of their families
The petition followed China's last week decision to permit some Indian students studying in Chinese universities to return as part of a limited opening up for foreign students
As per the ministry, India's active caseload currently stands at 19,092. Active cases now constitute 0.04 per cent of the country's total positive cases
On Thursday, the IIT Madras registered 171 COVID infections on the campus
Children under six are the only age group that has yet to gain access to a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and in most countries
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The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has been recorded at 98.75 per cent, the health ministry said.
The guidelines were issued in the wake of a spike in coronavirus patients in the city that on Thursday logged 965 cases, 1,009 on Wednesday, 632 on Tuesday and 501 on Monday
Shanghai leaders are scrambling to ease the impact of a 'zero-COVID' strategy that shut down most businesses starting 28 March
He pointed out that there is rising vaccine fatigue among the public as the main reason for the low off-take of the vaccines even after the firm has massively slashed the price from Rs 600 to Rs 225 a dose
The finding by researchers at the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) also suggests that eight months after primary infection may be an optimum time to receive the first vaccine in those with prior infection.
India has been witnessing slight rise in COVID-19 cases over the last few days, The country now has 14,241 active cases of coronavirus