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India  /  Published 28.11.21

SA citizens infected with Delta variant

The two South African nationals who tested positive for COVID-19 were found to be infected with the delta variant, an official said. Both the South African nationals were infected with the delta vari...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

Business  /  Published 28.11.21

Macro data, new Covid variant to drive stock markets: Analysts

Stock markets this week will be driven mostly by updates related to the new coronavirus variant that sent equities tumbling globally on Friday, macroeconomic data announcements and auto sales numbers,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.21

WHO: Scale up surveillance

The World Health Organisation on Saturday urged South Asian countries including India to scale up surveillance, strengthen public health measures and expand vaccine coverage, cautioning about Covid-19...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 28.11.21

Afghan economy nears collapse

Racing down the cratered highways at dawn, Mohammad Rasool knew his 9-year-old daughter was running out of time. She had been battling pneumonia for two weeks and he had run out of cash to buy her me...
By Christina Goldbaum in Mazar-i-Sharif

India  /  Published 29.10.21

We trust Indian industry: WHO

  India's Bharat Biotech has been submitting data on the EUL of Covaxin regularly and very quickly to a technical committee which hopes to have a final recommendation to the WHO next week, a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in United Nations


India  /  Published 10.10.21

Curb on jab syringe export

The Centre has imposed temporary export restrictions on syringes for Covid-19 vaccines to address a possible shortage that industry executives say could have been averted through government planning t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.10.21

WHO: Final call on Covaxin

Covaxin manufacturer, Bharat Biotech, has been submitting data to the WHO on a rolling basis and submitted additional information at the WHO’s request on September 27. “WHO experts are cu...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.21

WHO: Vaccinate seniors first

On International Day of Older Persons, the World Health Organisation on Friday called for greater efforts in the South-East Asian region to expand COVID-19 vaccination coverage among the older populat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.21

WHO: Covaxin decision in October

A decision on Bharat Biotech's submission seeking emergency use listing (EUL) for its Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine will be made in October, the World Health Organisation has said. The status of asses...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.09.21

Covaxin clearance delayed by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has further delayed the emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covaxin, the Covid vaccine developed in India, as the global body has sent more technical queries to i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies


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