Tag: Covid-19 Vaccines

With domestic manufacturing picking up pace, India unlikely to buy Pfizer, Moderna vaccines for now

India is unlikely to buy and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for now as the domestic manufacturing of anti-coronavirus jabs has picked up pace, sources said with...

FDA Fully Approves Pfizer COVID Vaccine, Paves Way for Mandates

The agency resisted pressure to speed up its process, saying a thorough review was necessary to ensure public confidence.  “While millions of people...

Fully vaccinated travellers exempted from mandatory COVID testing in Assam

After several months of curb, Assam government has allowed the inter district movement of private vehicles and movement of people except to and from Kamrup...

Yelp’s New Feature Shows if Businesses Require Vaccinations

Aug. 11, 2020 — “I’ve been vaccinated for two months. I’ll be there!” “Such a great call.” “Discrimination and...

More People Opting for Boosters Amid Scientific Uncertainty

But some are not convinced. As many, like Gallagher, call for another dose, the city and county of San Francisco announced that anyone who...

WHO Calls for Pause on Booster Doses

Aug. 4, 2021 — The World Health Organization is calling on wealthy nations to wait to give their citizens booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines...

Louisiana Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate as Hospitals Fill

Aug. 3, 2021 — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Monday that the statewide indoor mask mandate would restart on Wednesday to combat the...

Pentagon, Disney Revive Mask Mandates Following CDC Change

July 29, 2021 — It has been 2 days since the CDC reversed itself and said people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus...

Half of U.S. Adults Uncomfortable Seeing Unvaccinated Doctor

July 28, 2201 — About half of adults in the United States say that they would be uncomfortable seeing a doctor who had not...

Parents Split on COVID Vaccination for Kids Under 12

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As a new school year approaches, U.S. parents are nearly evenly split on whether...

In a Race Against an Ever-Changing Virus, Humans Losing Ground

July 22, 2021 — A year ago, scientists looking at the future of the COVID-19 pandemic felt optimistic. Vaccine development was zooming toward unprecedented...

Delta Variant Now Accounts for 83% of U.S. Cases

July 20, 2021 — The nation’s top health officials said Tuesday that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is racing through the country and...

As Delta Surges, FDA Pressured to Fully Approve COVID Vaccines

July 9, 2021 — More and more experts are urging the FDA to grant full approval to the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines because...

Good News, Bad News on COVID From Pandemic Holiday Weekend

July 6, 2021 — Though President Joe Biden missed his goal of having 70% of adult Americans partially vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4,...

India in touch with EU members for reciprocal acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines: MEA

India has said it expects other EU countries to accept made in India COVID-19 vaccines and treat people vaccinated in India at par with those...

Can Adityanath appoint a best-in-class administrator to lead a mammoth vaccination effort in UP?

Last Friday, on May 14, this paper published a graphic breaking down GoI’s ambitious vaccine production plan. Three approved producers of Covid-19 vaccines — Serum...

Questions Still Swirl Around New CDC Mask Guidance

May 17, 2021 — To some a walk-back, to others a clarification, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, said people need to be “honest with...

Modi govt firm to help West Bengal fight COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan to Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking a uniform vaccination policy for the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday assured her that...

WTO mulling intellectual property waivers for vaccines

Ambassadors from World Trade Organization countries on Wednesday plan to discuss trade rules protecting the technological know-how behind COVID-19 vaccines amid growing pressure on rich...

Are You Ready for a Post-COVID Dating Tsunami?

To many people, it may seem like common sense to cut back on dating partners during a pandemic. But to evolutionary psychologists, this is...

Fears of vaccine exclusion as India uses digital ID, facial recognition | India News

NEW DELHI: Millions of vulnerable people are at risk of missing out on Covid-19 vaccines as India uses its national digital identity for registration and...

Amazon India to cover COVID-19 vaccine cost for over 10 lakh people, to include employees, sellers, others

Amazon on Monday said it will cover the COVID-19 vaccination cost for all its India employees and associates as well as those in the partner...

Centenarians turn up for jab, dispel fears and myths | India News

BENGALURU/HYDERABAD: Dispelling misconceptions and fears associated with the efficacy of Covid-19 vaccines, a 102-year-old retired Army officer, Subramanian KN, received the vaccine at Bengaluru while...

Gold prices have corrected 16% from their peak. Should you buy?

NEW DELHI: Gold, which was the top-performing asset in 2020, has corrected around 16% since 7 August, 2020, when it had closed at a high...

Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered COVID-19 vaccine at this time: Health ministry

New Delhi: Interchangeability of COVID-19 vaccines is not permitted and pregnant and lactating women should not be administered the shots as they have not been...