Dr Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Boston, is considered the authority on vaccinations
Accenture and Infosys are among the first technology services providers to cover the cost of vaccination for its employees their dependents who are part of the company's medical benefits scheme
Chinese officials have also increasingly insisted that only those who prove themselves sufficiently loyal to Beijing and the ruling Communist Party may hold office
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.
Pavard could be an option for Saturday's Bundesliga match at home to Borussia Dortmund with Bayern two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga table.
Jobs losses across both the manufacturing and service sectors could restrict domestic consumption in the coming months, IHS Markit's Pollyanna De Lima said
Due to the higher risk of death, cancer patients are generally advised to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
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The Budget for 2021-22 is expected to focus on health, basic infrastructure and transport, said senior officials
Coronavirus news updates: CoWin glitches cause crowding in Mumbai, delays in Goa; Rajnath, RS Prasad, Vardhan get shots
RS Sharma, chairman of the Empowered Group (EG) on COVID-19 Vaccine Administration, said there were no glitches in the system and that citizens can register for their vaccine by using the Co-WIN 2.0 web portal or Aarogya Setu app
Even if the wait has minimal effects on survival or long-term health, the psychological trauma of living in limbo is worth considering.
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
The remaining restrictions are meant to maintain low levels of infections and prevent super-spreading events, he said.
In October 2020, Mumbai appeared to show the future pathway — and potential end-point — for the COVID-19 pandemic. That certainty has been irreparably dented
India records over 16,000 COVID-19 cases for third straight day; 113 new deaths push toll up to 1,56,938
A total of 16,488 novel coronavirus cases were reported in a day, while the toll increased to 1,56,938 with 113 new fatalities, said the health ministry
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said voting will be allowed for an additional hour, keeping in mind COVID-19 safety guidelines
The restriction will not apply to cargo flights and flights specifically approved by the aviation regulator
However, the annual GDP estimate for the fiscal year ending 31 March has been revised to an 8 percent contraction, deeper than an earlier estimate of (-) 7.7 percent