Tag: vaccination

India Posts Record COVID-19 Cases, 13-fold Jump Over 2 Months

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s second wave of coronavirus infections continued to swell as it reported a record 115,736 new cases on Wednesday, a 13-fold...

COVID vaccination: Govt asks states/UTs not to allow fresh registrations of healthcare workers

The Centre on Saturday directed the states and UTs that no fresh registrations of healthcare and frontline workers will be allowed as some ineligible beneficiaries...

Delhi encountering 4th wave of COVID-19, lockdown not being considered yet: Kejriwal

Delhi is encountering the fourth wave of COVID-19 infection but imposition of a lockdown is not being considered yet, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on...

Punjab CM warns of stricter curbs if COVID situation does not improve by next week

A day after announcing curbs to tackle coronavirus, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said a decision on stricter restrictions will be taken after...

COVID Vaccines Could Lose Their Punch Within a Year, Experts Say

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two-thirds of epidemiologists from leading academic institutions say the world will...

To Extract More Doses per Vial, Vaccinators Put Squeeze on FDA

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Joe Biden has promised enough covid vaccine to immunize every...

A Single-County Measles Outbreak Cost Millions, Study Finds

A measles outbreak that infected 72 people in Washington State cost approximately $3.4 million, including costs of the public health response, medical treatment expenses, and...

Flipkart to cover vaccination costs for employees

E-commerce major Flipkart will cover the vaccination cost for all Flipkart and Myntra employees and three dependents, joining the growing roster of enterprises in the...

Vaccinated People Can Gather Indoors Without Masks

March 8, 2021 — People who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can safely gather unmasked and inside with non-vulnerable people who are not yet immunized,...

Biden Vows Enough COVID-19 Vaccine for Every Adult by End of May

March 2, 2021 — President Joe Biden on Tuesday said the United States will have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses to inoculate every American adult by May. In...

Registration for next phase of COVID-19 vaccination on Co-WIN2.0 portal will open on March 1

The next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive for people above 60 years and those aged 45 and above with comorbidities will begin from March...

FDA Grants Emergency Use to Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. And then there were three. The US Food and Drug Administration...

Covid vax price to be capped at R250/dose at private hospitals | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100,...

COVID-19 Vaccination Linked to Less Mechanical Ventilation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Immunization of people 70 and older with the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine...

Centre set to charge for vaccines at private hospitals

As India expands its public immunisation drive to senior citizens above 60 years and persons above 45 years with comorbidities, it would charge for the...

EU mulls vaccination passports to resurrect tourism after COVID-19

European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to work on certificates of vaccination for EU citizens who have had an anti-COVID shot, with southern EU...

Covid vaccine: Does the Covid-19 vaccine stop transmission?

How to understand the difference between vaccination to prevent covid-19 and shots to halt infection. The purpose of the Covid-19 vaccines is to prevent death...

Expect Steady Rise in US Supply

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The United States might possibly have a surplus of COVID-19 vaccines...

Walmart, Walgreens, CVS to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines

Feb. 11, 2021 — Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Walgreens will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines on Friday through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program, joining a list...

At Current Vaccination Pace, When Can US Expect Herd Immunity?

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It could take almost 9 more months to vaccinate 70% of Americans against SARS-CoV-2...

Dubai ‘surges’ health care capacity as virus cases spike

Dubai: Dubai has had to implement a “surge” in its healthcare capacity, recruiting workers from abroad and increasing beds for coronavirus patients, as infections rise...

White House Ups Vaccine Doses to Underserved Communities

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. In a continued effort to ramp up COVID immunization nationwide, the...

As vaccination drive picks up, Govt eyes to give shots to 50-plus group | India News

NEW DELHI: The vaccination drive against Covid-19 is set to be ramped up, targeting a larger population group of around 26 crore people above 50...

No new COVID-19 deaths in 7 states/UTs in 3 weeks: Government

New Delhi: Seven states and UTs have reported no new COVID-19 deaths in the last three weeks, while 15 have not registered any fatality in...

US Community Health Centers Say They Have Given More Vaccines Than Government Data Show

(Reuters) – Some U.S. community health centers say they are doling out COVID-19 shots far faster than government data suggests, likely accounting for some of...