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Covid-19 Cases Break Records In Europe; ECDC Prompts Booster Shots For All Adults

Coronavirus infections have hit new highs in Europe, making the continent the epicenter of the pandemic. According to reports, Europe, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Netherlands, and Hungary reported new highs in daily infections of Covid-19. Moreover, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has advised vaccination boosters for all adults, with a focus on those above 40 years of age. "The situation is serious," said Slovakian… read-more

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 03:30 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Mass vaccination, European Union, Booster shot, LockdownExtension

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Riot in Amsterdam

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Protest Continues Against COVID-19 Curbs In Europe

People in Netherlands, France, and Belgium continued to protest on the COVID-19 curbs. According to reports, people continued to show up in numbers across the European cities with police deploying water cannons and tear gases to disperse the crowd. In view of increasing Corona Virus cases, the European Union had to issue tighter restrictions to curb the virus, where citizens are demanding to remove the mandate of compulsory vaccination. 

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 07:28 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, European Union, Mass vaccination, Belgium, Coronavirus

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Vaccination drives in China

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76.3% Chinese Administered COVID-19 Vaccination Doses: China

China administered complete COVID-19 vaccination doses to 76.3% of its population by November 19, said Wu Liangyou, an National Health Commission (NHC) official. According to NHC spokesperson Mi Feng, 1.076 billion people in the country have got the required number of doses for their COVID immunization. Besides, a total of 65.73 million people have also received COVID-19 booster vaccine doses, added Wu.

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 03:45 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, China, Vaccination, Mass vaccination, Coronavirus Pandemic

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U.S Authorizes Covid Boosters For All Adults: FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on November 19, that Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccination boosters are now available to all adults aged 18 and up. Boosters were previously available only to the immune-compromised elderly, and those at high risk of serious diseases. The decision "helps to provide continued protection against Covid-19, including the serious consequences that can occur, such as hospitalization and death," said acting… read-more

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 08:42 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, Vaccination, United States, Mass vaccination, Booster Dose

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Indore: Businesses To Offer Service Only To Fully Vaccinated Customers

In an initiative, various business associations in Indore, Madhya Pradesh had come together to help the government achieve 100 percent COVID-19 vaccinations. Reportedly, milk supplying organizations, salons, restaurants, and bars have announced that they will be offering services only to those customers who are fully vaccinated. The campaign has been reported to begin from November 30, where customers entering the premises have to present… read-more

Thu, 11 Nov 2021 - 02:20 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: covid 19, indore, Madhya Pradesh, Coronavirus, Mass vaccination

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India Administers Over 56 Lakh COVID-19 Vaccines In Last 24 Hours

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on October 30 administered 56,91,175 COVID-19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, exceeding 105.43 crore of vaccination coverage throughout the country. Besides, 11,76,850 Coronavirus tests were conducted, as per the Indian Council of Medical Research's report (ICMR). Reportedly… read-more

Sat, 30 Oct 2021 - 04:29 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Covid-19, Coronavirus, Mass vaccination, Covid Vaccination, India

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Anthony Fauci.

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Anthony Fauci Suggests Nationwide Lockdown, Mass Vaccination In India

White House Chief Medical Adviser and infectious disease specialist Anthony Fauci on May 3 advised India to clamp a nationwide lockdown for a limited time-period as immediate solution. Fauci also advocated mass vaccination which would help solve the ongoing crisis on a mid-term basis. Besides, he backed setting up of makeshift field hospitals which, he recommended, should be done with the help of armed forces. 

Tue, 04 May 2021 - 11:43 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Anthony Fauci, India, Lockdown, Mass vaccination

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Margaret Keenan

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British Grandma Becomes First To Get Covid Vaccine In World

An elderly British woman Margaret Keenan has become the first individual on the planet get a trial independent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The 90-year-old Keenan has been vaccinated at a local clinic in England's Coventry on December 8. Keenan, who will turn 91 next week, has described the vaccine as the best gift for her birthday. Earlier, Britain became the first nation to start mass vaccination by rolling out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 01:59 PM / by Sakshi Amrutkar

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccine, Britain, Pfizer-BioNTech, Mass vaccination

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