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Covid 19 Updates Last updated: May 7, 2021, 06:19 GMT

Confirmed

156,681,524

Recovered

134,042,630

Deaths

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Indian states run out of COVID-19 vaccines, nationwide inoculation delayed

(REUTERS) - Several Indian states have run out of COVID-19 vaccines a day before a planned widening of a nationwide inoculation drive, authorities said on Friday, as new infections in the crisis-hit country surged to anoth
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French Health Minister: must not underestimate potential danger of Indian COVID variant

Olivier Veran, the French Health Minister on Friday, stated that it was still unclear whether the current available COVID-19 vaccines were effective in controlling the Indian variant, and he also added that the Indian vari
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Indonesia approves Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Indonesia on Friday gave approval to Sinopharm of China, after already using Sinovac Biotech and AstraZeneca, since it is looking to give 181.5 million people the vaccine jab. The Sinopharm will be used in a private immuni
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Singapore finds COVID-19 cluster in hospital as local cases climb

In the highest number of domestic cases in seven months, there were COVID-19 clusters detected in one of the largest hospitals in Singapore, among the 16 new locally transmitted infections that were reported on Thursday. readmore...

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U.S. to send more than $100 million in COVID supplies to India

The U.S. supplies will start arriving in India on Thursday, and will continue till the next week. The White House stated that the U.S will be sending supplies worth $100 million to help India fight the pandemic.

The
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Egypt's Sisi receives coronavirus vaccine

Egypt has started its vaccination drive with doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine under global COVAX agreement to provide vaccines for lower-income countries, as well as jabs produced by China's Sinopharm. 

A
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India’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 200,000 after record case surge

As the second wave of infections kept surging and making record level cases, the death toll went past 200,000 on Wednesday, due to shortage of oxygen, medical supplies. 

The country has been recording over 300,0
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Pakistan deploys army in 16 cities to enforce Covid-19 precautions

To curb the rising covid cases the country has now deployed army in 16 cities, that will monitor the wearing of masks and closing of the non-essential shops after 6 pm.

Sources have said that starting from today at 6
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India's new COVID-19 cases stay above 300,000, army called to help

(REUTERS) India’s new coronavirus cases stayed above 300,000 for a sixth consecutive day on Tuesday, while its armed forces pledged urgent medical aid to help battle the staggering spike in infections.

Over the pas
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Moderna vaccine being reviewed for WHO emergency listing - WHO spokesman

According to a World Health Organization spokesman, the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is being reviewed by experts for its possible WHO emergency use listing.

Christian Lindmeier, the WHO spokesman said that it is being r
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Health Canada finds Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccines from Baltimore plant safe, of high quality

According to the Canadian Health department, the country has imported 1.5 million doses of the Astrazeneca Plc vaccine from their Emergent BioSolutions facility at Baltimore, which have cleared the quality specifications a
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Germany will send oxygen, medical aid to India to help in COVID crisis

Heiko Maas, Germany’s foreign minister on Monday said that the country will send oxygen and medical aid to India in the coming days to help it tackle its COVID-19 crisis

India recorded a successive fourth day recor
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EU preparing legal case against AstraZeneca over vaccine shortfalls - sources

According to the sources, the EU is working for a legal proceeding against AstraZeneca, after the drugmaker cut the COVID-19 vaccine delivery to them.

The act is supposed to dampen ties further with the Anglo-Swedish
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India records world's biggest single-day rise in coronavirus cases

On Thursday India recorded the highest one-day cases in the world to 314,835 amid a surge in cases in the country. 

There have been several hospitals across the country that have issued notices saying that they
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Malaysia taps oil-backed trust fund to pay for vaccines

On Wednesday the Malaysian government enacted a new emergency law that would allow it to make use of funds from oil and gas contributions to pay for vaccine procurement, as it looks to speed-up the vaccination.

The n
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Japan weighs state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka regions amid virus surge -media

On Wednesday broadcaster NHK reported that Japanese authorities are considering a state of emergency for Tokyo and Osaka as the covid numbers surge.

So far Japan has avoided the rapid surge of the pandemic that has e
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World can bring pandemic under control within months - WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) head, told a news briefing on Monday that if the necessary resources are distributed fairly, then the world can bring the global COVID-19 pandemic under control in the coming months.&nbs
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Navalny camp awaits health update, says there's "no hope of good news"

An ally of a Kremlin critic, said that she is bracing for bad news, when his lawyers see him again, after being kept away over the weekend. 

Navalny, who is on a hunger strike since March 31, protesting to what
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India's Delhi to lock down for six days as COVID-19 outbreak worsens

The national capital of India has imposed a strict lockdown of six days, starting from Monday night, according to the Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. The chief minister stated that it was important to put the lockdown, sin
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Modi appeals to keep Hindu festival symbolic as India's COVID-19 infections surge

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the devotees to keep the Hindu festival symbolic, keeping in mind the rising Covid numbers. 

India has continuously for the third day reported over 200000 co
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Australia to continue review of COVID vaccinations - health minister

Greg Hunt, Australia’s Health Minister, stated that they would be continuing with the review of the coronavirus vaccine, after the death of a 48 year-old woman, that was linked with the inoculation that she received.&nbs
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Italian prosecutor accuses WHO of hindering COVID investigation

The WHO has been accused by an Italian prosecutor of hindering efforts to investigate accusations that Italy failed to adequately prepare for the pandemic. 

The prosecutors are from the town of Bergamo, stating
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India reports more than 200,000 new COVID-19 cases for first time

On Thursday India reported a record of 200,739 COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, as per the data issued by the health ministry.

The number of deaths stood at 1,038, taking the total to 173,123, the data showed.<
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India's new coronavirus infections hit record as Hindu devotees immerse in Ganges

The coronavirus infections in India are due to hit a record high, as swarms of people gather for religious festival, to bathe in the river Gages on Wednesday, in the week-long Kumbh Mela, despite the curbs in other areas.&
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Japan begins COVID-19 shots for over 65s as fourth infection wave looms

Japan has started the inoculation for people above the age of 65, across 120 sites in the country, using Pfizer’s vaccine, as the fourth wave of infection looks unlikely to stop, and also as the imported doses are in sho
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India's COVID-19 infections hit another record, weekend lockdown in Maharashtra

On Saturday as India tries to curb the rising coronavirus infections, it recorded 145,384 new COVID-19 cases and the highest number of deaths in more than five months, as the state of Maharashtra goes into a weekend lockdo
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'This is war': Polish medics just taking naps between COVID shifts

The Polish health minister on Friday, said amid reports of medical staff using oxygen and intravenous drips in order to boost their energy, that the staff is just taking naps in between their shifts, during the growing inf
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Czech Republic vaccines: European court backs mandatory pre-school jabs

There have been families in the Czech Republic, whose children were refused entry into pre-schools if their children were not vaccinated, and were fined also in some cases.  Hence these families approached the courts
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Israel honours Holocaust victims as COVID-19 vaccines keep survivors alive

On THursday, traffic came to a halt in Israel, as the memorial siren was blown, honouring six million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust, and also thanked for the early rollout of the Covid vaccine, as a lifesaver for the s
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Italy, Britain suggest age limits for AstraZeneca vaccine but still recommend it

On Wednesday, Italy said that AstraZeneca's vaccine is to be used for those above 60, whereas Britain has said that people under 30 should get an alternative, due to the link between the rare blood clots and the vaccine. readmore...

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European countries may have to mix COVID-19 shots amid AstraZeneca crisis

Most of the European countries are deciding of mixing up COVID-19 vaccines for citizens who received a first dose of AstraZeneca’s shot, a move that puts forth challenges for governments facing fresh rises in infections.
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India coronavirus: Can its vaccine producers meet demand?

In an interview, the head of SII, the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, Adar Poonawalla, stated that the company is trying to prioritise the need of vaccines for the country, but still are short of supplying the vaccin
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'A biological Fukushima': Brazil COVID-19 deaths on track to pass worst of U.S. wave

The fast rising fatalities in Brazil, are soon looking to surpass that of the U.S. With daily death rates going past 4000 in a day for the first time, and hospital beds being taken to the maximum. 

The Brazil de
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Taiwan says India helped Paraguay get vaccines after China pressure

Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, on Wednesday said that China who has developed its covid vaccine and is distributing it to various countries, has started flexing its muscles, with regard to the vaccine diplomacy, especi
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Oxford pauses COVID-19 vaccine study in kids, awaits more data on blood clot issues

On Tuesday, University of Oxford, said that it had put on hold a small UK trial testing for COVID-19 vaccine, that was developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children and teenagers, as it waits for more data on rare blood clott
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PNG secures first major shipment of COVID-19 vaccine from India

Even as India, the world's biggest vaccine maker puts some curbs, it will be sending 132,000 doses of AstraZeneca PLC’s COVID-19 vaccine to Papua New Guinea next week, as the island is facing problems as its health syste
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Study: Eating Kimchi May Deter COVID-19

In a recent study it has been noted that kimchi may help in reducing the severity of Covid-19 symptoms. USA Today had reported earlier that Dr. Jean Bousquet readmore...

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Covid-19: Italy begins strict Easter lockdown

As the festival of Easter approaches, Italy has gone into a lockdown of three days, in order to prevent any rise in the infections. All the places are in the Red zone, which is the highest tier of restriction. There is no
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India's daily coronavirus infections hit six-month high

In the midst of the growing pandemic across the globe, on Saturday, India’s everyday covid infections hit a record high, since September, whereas the daily deaths reached a five month high.

The nation recorded 8912
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India opens up immunisation to more people, vaccine exports to dwindle

Facing a growing surge in the Covid-19 cases at home, India has started the inoculation drive for citizens above 45, which seems to affect the export of the vaccine happening earlier from the world's largest maker of the d
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Brazil: Political crisis and Covid surge rock Bolsonaro

The latest event in Brazil, where all the armed forces heads quit, has put Mr Bolsonaro in the biggest crisis of his presidency, since the time he came into office. 

The resignation of the defence chiefs comes d
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France's Macron to address the country on COVID-19 situation

On Wednesday evening, Emmanuel Macron the French President will be delivering a televised speech to the nation, his office addressed, as a rapidly spreading third wave of COVID-19 infections threatens to overwhelm the hosp
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Russia registers world's first COVID-19 vaccine for animals

Russia has recorded the world’s first vaccine against COVID-19 for the animals, Rosselkhoznadzor,  the country’s agriculture safety watchdog announced this on Wednesday.

Russia had three coronavirus vaccines
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Data withheld from WHO team probing COVID-19 origins in China - Tedros

WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced on Tuesday that the data was held back from World Health Organization investigators who had traveled to China to investigate the origins of the coronavirus epidemi
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Asian countries scramble for vaccine supplies after India export curbs

Several Asian countries scrambled to find substitute sources for COVID-19 vaccinations on Tuesday following export bans by manufacturer India left a World Health Organization-backed global vaccine sharing program short of
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French COVID-19 intensive care patient numbers rise again

On Sunday, France reported an increase in the number of COVID-19 patients in intensive care units to a new high for this year, health ministry data displayed, as doctors have cautioned the third wave of infections could so
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Serum Institute delays expected launch of Novavax vaccine in India

The release in India of a new COVID-19 vaccine produced jointly by the Serum Institute of India and U.S.-based biotech firm Novavax is likely to be delayed to September, the Indian company’s boss stated on Saturday.

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Bhutan begins biggest vaccination drive against COVID-19.

On Saturday, thousands of Bhutanese have moved to schools and public buildings for inoculation as the Himalayan kingdom had organized its biggest vaccination drive regarding COVID-19 with the AstraZeneca shots given by nei
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Brazil hits record 100,000 coronavirus cases in a day, piling pressure on Bolsonaro

On Thursday, Brazil had recorded 100,158 new coronavirus cases within a day, the Health Ministry stated, underlining the scale of a snowballing outbreak that is becoming a big political issue for President Jair Bolsonaro.<
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California, Florida, North Carolina announce expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility

On Thursday, Many U.S. states had stated a broad expansion regarding their COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, with California organizing immunizations to every adult who was aged 50 and older beginning April 1 while Florida making
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Exclusive: Novavax delays EU vaccine supply deal amid production problems - source

Novavax is procrastinating to pen down a contract in order to provide its COVID-19 vaccine to the European Union, an EU official involved in the talks stated to the reporters, as the U.S. biotech company cautioned that it
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Health of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is satisfactory, says Russian prison service

Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny’s health is good and satisfactory, Russia’s Federal Penitentiary Service stated this on Thursday, a day later when his allies raised the alarm over his condition.

On Wednesday
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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 76% effective in new analysis of U.S. trial

AstraZeneca had told that its COVID-19 vaccine was about 76% effective at the prevention of symptomatic illness in a new analysis of its major U.S. trial - a tad lower than the level announced previously this week in a rep
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Canada's lagging COVID-19 vaccine campaign set to ramp up as virus variants spread

Canada is hoping for enough COVID-19 vaccine doses in order to double its supply by the end of next week to help increase a slow vaccination program as more contagious virus variants bring the country towards a third wave
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U.S. health agency questions the robustness of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial data

A U.S. health agency said Tuesday in a fresh setback for the shot, AstraZeneca Plc may have given an incomplete view of successful data on its COVID-19 vaccine from a large-scale U.S. trial.

The news arrives one day
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Moon gets AstraZeneca shot as South Korea expands COVID-19 vaccine drive

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in was inoculated by AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday ahead of an overseas trip, as the country had started inoculating many senior citizens and health workers in an effort
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As vaccine battle with UK deepens, EU blames AstraZeneca

Britain on Monday asked the European Union to allow the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines which it had ordered as tensions over a possible ban on EU-manufactured shots mounted, but Brussels stated drugmaker AstraZeneca was to
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Asia accelerates AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine rollouts, even as trust plunges in Europe

Many Asian countries are boosting the rollout of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine after the confidence in its safety was hit, after the reports showing that the vaccine shot was linked with the rare blood clots in Europe e
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Taiwan premier get AstraZeneca shot as the island starts vaccine campaign

Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang gets the AstraZeneca COVID-19 shot on Monday, having volunteered to be first in line to underscore government confidence in the vaccine’s safety as the island started its inoculation campaig
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UK reports 33 new COVID-19 deaths, lowest daily number since October

The daily number of COVID-19 deaths in the United Kingdom dropped to 33 on Sunday, the lowest figure ever recorded since Oct. 5 and down from peaks of well over 1,000 daily cases in January and February, official data disp
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Denmark reports two cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca shot

Denmark on Saturday has recorded two cases of hospital staff with blood clots and cerebral hemorrhage after being inoculated by the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination.

The Capital Region of Denmark, the authority that
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New COVID-19 cases surge in Papua New Guinea ahead of restrictions

Papua New Guinea recorded uprising coronavirus infections on Saturday, a consistent surge that highlights the need for strict social distancing restrictions taking effect on Monday.

Internal border controls would be
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Philippines reports record 7,999 new COVID-19 infections

The Philippines on Saturday had reported 7,999 new coronavirus infections, the second straight day that the country published a record high in daily cases.

In a bulletin, the health ministry announced total confirmed
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The U.S. backs distance of 3 feet between students, which may help schools open

On Friday, The U.S. government had updated its COVID-19 mitigation guidance to narrow the distance among the students who are wearing masks to at least three feet from at least six feet, possibly easing the way for schools
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Biden approval grows as more Americans receive vaccinations

The number of Americans who approve of President Joe Biden has grown consistently ever since he took office, as per polling reports published on Friday, driven by concrete steps his administration has taken to address the
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EU's drug regulator backs AstraZeneca vaccine after a safety investigation

On Thursday, the EU’s drug watchdog said it was still convinced with the benefits of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine eliminating the risks following an investigation into reports of blood disorders that made more than a
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Moderna to deliver first UK COVID-19 vaccines in April, schedules on track

Moderna predicts to deliver its first COVID-19 vaccines to Britain in April and is on track to meet its supply commitments, a spokesman for the company told after ministers alert that the vaccine rollout would be slower th
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Coronavirus 'not under control' in Paris region, says hospital executive

The director-general of the AP-HP Paris hospitals organization, Martin Hirsch, told on Wednesday, the coronavirus situation is becoming worse in the greater Paris region where hospitals are under intense tension.

Hir
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Australia to ask EU to send 1 million coronavirus vaccines for Papua New Guinea

Australia had announced on Wednesday that it will demand the European Union to deliver 1 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to help out Papua New Guinea (PNG) battle a lethal outbreak, a request that is more likely to agi
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Health experts pore over AstraZeneca safety data as Europe reels from vaccine suspensions

On Tuesday, Global health experts had faced an increased pressure to solve the questions regarding the safety of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot, as Sweden and Latvia merged with countries suspending their use in a further r
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AstraZeneca vaccine: Safety experts to review jab

On Tuesday Vaccine safety experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) are meeting will meet to review the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab, after several European countries halted their roll-outs.

After several cases were
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Germany, Italy, France to halt AstraZeneca shots, further hitting EU vaccination campaign

Germany, France and Italy had announced on Monday that they would cease the use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine due to the several countries reporting possible serious side-effects, bringing Europe’s already struggli
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Italy's Piedmont region stops use of AstraZeneca vaccine batch

On Sunday, Italy’s northern region of Piedmont announced that it would cease the use of a batch of AstraZeneca coronavirus shots after a teacher died due to vaccination on Saturday.

The region, around the northern
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Covid-19 pandemic: Italy to shut shops and schools amid infection spike

Shops, restaurants, and schools would be shut down across many places of Italy on Monday, PM Mario Draghi gives a warning on a "new wave" of the coronavirus pandemic.

During three days of Easter, 3-5 April, there wil
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Australia records first local COVID-19 case in two weeks

On Saturday Australia reported the first local COVID-19 case within more than two weeks after a doctor was tested positive for COVID, provoking restrictions in area hospitals.

Queensland state premier Annastacia Pala
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Covid pandemic: Biden eyes 4 July as ‘Independence Day’ from virus

President Joe Biden had announced he hopes that America can "mark independence" from Covid-19 on 4 July if people get inoculated.

Ever since his first primetime address as a president, Mr Biden said that he would ord
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Covid-19: Brazil surge reaches a new level as daily deaths pass 2,000

Brazil has crossed 2,000 Covid-related deaths within a day for the first time as the infection rate soar. Brazil ranks second-highest in the death toll, after the US, with an overall 268,370 fatalities. On Wednesday it acc
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Covid: Hospitals in Brazilian cities 'close to collapse'

Health systems in most of Brazil's largest cities are on the verge to collapse due to Covid-19 cases, a report by the country's Fiocruz institute warns.

More than 80% of intensive care unit (ICU) beds are occupied in
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EU rejects accusations of 'vaccine nationalism'.

On Tuesday, European Council President Charles Michel denied the charges of “vaccine nationalism” laid against the EU. He even stated that while Britain and the United States have total ban on exports of COVID-
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New US guidance says fully vaccinated people can meet without masks

As per the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), anyone who has taken the final dose, can be considered protected, after two weeks, and can visit vaccinated, and some unvaccinated people as well.

Till
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Study in Brazil indicates Sinovac vaccine works against P1 variant found in Brazil - source

In Brazil, two variants of the coronavirus called P1 and P2, have been detected, or in people who have migrated from Brazil. They are almost the same but it is P1 that is causing the infection in the UK, after the detectio
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Centre rushes high-level teams to Punjab, Maharashtra amid a rapid surge in Covid-19 cases

High-level multi-disciplinary public health teams were rushed by the Centre, to Maharashtra and Punjab due to a rapid increase in the count of daily COVID-19 cases being reported by these states.
The Union Health Minist
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After record COVID-19 deaths, Bolsonaro tells Brazilians to stop 'whining'

Stop “whining” and move on says President Jair Bolsonaro after straight two consecutive days of Covid deaths in Brazil, on Thursday, and also he stressed the social distancing rules.

Brazil has the world
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Covid: Italy 'blocks' AstraZeneca vaccine shipment to Australia

Italy decides to cease the shipment of the Oxford-AstraZenca vaccine which was to set its destination to Austria.

Officials stated that this verdict leaves prevention of 250,000 doses of vaccines. If the company prov
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Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin has around 81% efficacy:

India’s vaccination programme uses Covaxin as a major vaccine. The purpose of the vaccination is expected to be efficient and ease any hesitancies related to it.

On a large scale of clinical human trials, Bhar
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Emergent Bio Solutions says it can produce 1 billion Covid19 vaccines annually in U.S.

As the vaccination campaign proceeds in the U.S., Bob Kramer, CEO of Emergent BioSolutions appeared on CNBC Wednesday to explain his company’s role in manufacturing doses. Last year, a deal was signed by his company
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India Government has lifted time restriction on receiving vaccine jabs

The Union Health Minister, Harsh Vardhan said today that to speed up the immunization, the government has lifted the restriction on the timings to receive the vaccines. People can now easily get the vaccines around the clo
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Teachers and school staff  in US expected to be vaccinated this week

The US President Joe Biden has asked the health authorities of the states to give first dose of vaccine to the teachers and the staff of schools. He said for this the federal partnership program of pharmacy will be used. B
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Manipal Cigna Health is providing up to Rs 3 Cr insurance cover

ManipalCigna Health insurer has launched an insurance product offering up to Rs 3 Cr cover starting from 50 lakhs, which is the highest in the health industry. The product has premium waivers and a range of loyalty discoun
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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Austria would collaborate with  Israel and Denmark in order to produce next-generation vaccines against the mutations of SARS covid. This announcement is a sharp disapproval to the EU’s joint vaccine programs f
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The US-Covid relief package has raised the child tax credit

The House's rescue plan has increased child tax credit to $3,000 for children aged 6-17 and an additional $600 annually per child below 6 years. This will lead to generation of income groups with increased earnings to upto
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India taking on Home-Grown COVAXIN Vaccine to fight Covid-19

PM Narendra Modi was vaccinated with the first dose of Indian-made coronavirus vaccine on Monday, thrusting an expansion of the country’s own immunisation campaign that began in mid-January with healthcare workers i
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Pfizer vaccine found 94% effective in the world 

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has proven highly effective at preventing the COVID-19. In Israel, 3.67 million Israelis received the primary dose of the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine since the vaccination campaign, the stu
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Indian vaccine makers say can quickly adapt to tackle variants

NEW DELHI - Bharat Biotech and Biological E. Ltd on Monday said that they could very soon adapt their COVID-19 vaccine products to battle new variants once their genetic sequence is established.

In the past months, I
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Japan will receive Limited doses of Covid-19 vaccine due to the shortages worldwide

Japan will only receive limited doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the first months of the vaccination rollout and shots for the elderly will be distributed gradually, the country’s medical chief said.
Pfizer Inc, th
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New Zealand rolling out Pfizer vaccine all over country

New Zealand started its official rollout of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, while Australia finalised plans to begin inoculations on Monday, a new phase in tackling the virus that both countries have
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Pfizer wants to store vaccine at higher temperatures, making distribution easier

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have asked the U.S. health regulator to relax requirements for their COVID-19 vaccine to be stored at ultra-low temperatures, potentially allowing it to be kept in pharmacy freezers, they said on
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Australia approves AstraZeneca’s Vaccine on temporary basis

Australia’s medical control board granted temporary approval for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, reinforcing a national immunisation programme it plans to begin moving out next week.

The vacc
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US CDC recommends schools reopen with Mask mandatory for all

The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention has issued new guidance for U.S. schools to reopen, with strategic steps to reduce the risk of Covid-19 by recommending universal mask-wearing and physical distancing to g
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