File photo: AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine vial prepared during vaccination of teachers and nursery teachers, amid outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Germany, March 5, 2021. Rears / Fabian Beamer / File photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s (WHO) program to deliver coronavirus vaccines to poor countries is …Read More »
Spikes have been reported in Covid-19 cases in India, as several variants have been found, leading to fears of another wave.
After declining in January and February this year, more than 1,000 new cases have been reported in the country every week for the most recent cases. “It’s the beginning of another wave,” Randeep Guleria, director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, told CNN on Wednesday. The country’s top …Read More »
(Reuters) – The rollout of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, much of the world’s disease, depends on defeating the epidemic, with India suspending vaccine exports on Thursday and Europe discussing its own export restrictions. India has temporarily seized all major vaccine exports from the Anglo-Swedish company’s India Serum Institute (SII), the world’s …Read More »
A new “double mutant” variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 has been discovered in India, health officials said on Wednesday. The country’s health ministry said variants were found in more than 200 samples in the state of Maharashtra, respectively. The variant has two mutations for the spike protein that …Read More »
It will take at least three to four months to complete the Covid-19 inoculation effort for frontline workers and people in India over 60, said the executive director of the India Serum Institute of India. In January, the South Asian country launched the world’s largest vaccination campaign for nearly 300 …Read More »