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EC tells Centre to remove Narendra Modi's picture from COVID-19 vaccine certificates in poll-bound states, say reports
India

EC tells Centre to remove Narendra Modi's picture from COVID-19 vaccine certificates in poll-bound states, say reports

The EC's action came on a complaint by the Trinamool Congress that the prime minister's image on vaccination certificates violates the Model Code of Conduct

Coronavirus News Update: India administers over 1.8 cr vaccine doses; Maharashta and Kerala top in daily cases
India

Coronavirus News Update: India administers over 1.8 cr vaccine doses; Maharashta and Kerala top in daily cases

The health ministry said that Kerala, UP, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu are the top five states showing a decline in active cases in the last one month, while Maharashtra, Punjab, MP, Haryana and Delhi are the top states showing a rise in active cases

Reliance, Infosys, Accenture to cover COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees
India

Reliance, Infosys, Accenture to cover COVID-19 vaccination costs for employees

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

Coronavirus News Updates: Delhi HC questions controlled vaccination drive; Maharashtra, Kerala continue to see upsurge in cases
India

Coronavirus News Updates: Delhi HC questions controlled vaccination drive; Maharashtra, Kerala continue to see upsurge in cases

Maharashtra also displayed a rise in active cases in 24 hrs followed by Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, the health ministry said

CoWIN registration for COVID-19 vaccine: Eligibility and how to register; all you need to know as Phase 2 drive kicks off
India

CoWIN registration for COVID-19 vaccine: Eligibility and how to register; all you need to know as Phase 2 drive kicks off

The Government of India is letting users add as many as three individuals using a single mobile number. Users can go to the ‘Account Details’ section click the ‘Add more’ tab

Co-WIN app for admins only, use the portal, Centre tells citizens as glitches hold up vaccination
India

Co-WIN app for admins only, use the portal, Centre tells citizens as glitches hold up vaccination

The Union Health Ministry added that people can book a vaccination appointment using the Co-WIN website, www.cowin.gov.in, or through the Aarogya Setu app

Johnson & Johnson's upcoming COVID-19 vaccine trials to include infants
science

Johnson & Johnson's upcoming COVID-19 vaccine trials to include infants

Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna plan to gradually test their vaccines in younger and younger age groups.

FDA approves storage of Pfizer COVID-19 vials at normal freezer temperature
World

FDA approves storage of Pfizer COVID-19 vials at normal freezer temperature

Once thawed, the vials can be stored at fridge temperatures of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius for up to five days, it clarified.

South Korea administers first COVID-19 shots to people at long-term care facilities
World

South Korea administers first COVID-19 shots to people at long-term care facilities

The government has also decided to extend current social distancing levels for at least another two weeks.

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective, says FDA paving way for approval
World

Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective, says FDA paving way for approval

The vaccine was 66.1% effective in preventing moderate to severe disease and appeared safe, the US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday

First dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots cut transmission, hospitalisation risk, say UK studies
World

First dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca shots cut transmission, hospitalisation risk, say UK studies

Being the first nation to begin mass vaccinations in December, over 17 million UK resident have received at least a first dose so far.

India's first vaccine shipment under COVAX likely this week, says Soumya Swaminathan
Health

India's first vaccine shipment under COVAX likely this week, says Soumya Swaminathan

The first shipment from India, from the Serum Institute, will be going out to at least 25 or 30 countries, said the WHO chief scientist

COVID-19 variants: EU to launch incubator for 'second gen' vaccines against future strains
World

COVID-19 variants: EU to launch incubator for 'second gen' vaccines against future strains

The 'HERA incubator' will bring together the pharmaceutical industry, laboratories, health authorities and researchers, a spokesperson said.

Some countries are opting out of COVID-19 vaccination entirely: a risk worth taking?
World

Some countries are opting out of COVID-19 vaccination entirely: a risk worth taking?

As many people in the world as possible should access the vaccine at the earliest, leaving no room for vaccine hesitancy or hoarding.

UK seeks UN resolution for immediate pause in conflicts to allow delivery of COVID-19 jabs
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UK seeks UN resolution for immediate pause in conflicts to allow delivery of COVID-19 jabs

Britain says more than 160 million people are at risk of being excluded from coronavirus vaccinations because they live in countries engulfed in conflict and instability

As Maharashtra sees renewed COVID-19 spike, local authorities impose weekend lockdowns, night curfews
India

As Maharashtra sees renewed COVID-19 spike, local authorities impose weekend lockdowns, night curfews

The state government has also decided to approach the Centre for permission to begin the third phase of the vaccination drive earlier than the scheduled date

COVID-19 explainer: How will we know we've reached herd immunity? And how emergence of variants impacts it
Health

COVID-19 explainer: How will we know we've reached herd immunity? And how emergence of variants impacts it

It’s not known how long immunity lasts, either after vaccination or from an infection, though experts believe it should be at least several months

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive amid Summer Games worries
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Japan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive amid Summer Games worries

The fate of the Tokyo Olympics and the billions of dollars at stake should the Games fail, makes Japan's vaccine campaign crucial.

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka account for 76.5% of India's active COVID-19 cases, says health ministry
India

Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka account for 76.5% of India's active COVID-19 cases, says health ministry

The health ministry said 33 states and Union Territories have reported less than 5,000 active cases in a span of 24 hours while 18 have not recorded any deaths in the same period

Amit Shah misleading Matuas by promising citizenship after COVID-19 vaccination, says Abhishek Banerjee
Politics

Amit Shah misleading Matuas by promising citizenship after COVID-19 vaccination, says Abhishek Banerjee

The TMC leader's remark came following Union Home Minister Amit Shah's announcement that the CAA will be implemented in Bengal once the COVID-19 vaccination is over, something that Banerjee claimed will take at least 10 years