Vaccines For 12-14 Age Group From Wednesday

March 14, 2022

India will start vaccinating children aged 12 to 14 years from March 16 as it expands its COVID-19 vaccination coverage, a media release said today. The condition of co-morbidity for people aged 60 and above to get a precautionary dose will also be removed. Everyone in that age category can now take booster shots. | Read more|

India reports over 1.72 lakh Covid-19 cases

February 3, 2022

India reported 1,72,433 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, up by 6.8 per cent from Wednesday’s 1.61 lakh infections, as per the data by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. | Read more|

US Army ‘immediately’ begins enforcing vaccine mandate

February 3, 2022

US Army commanders are to initiate “involuntary administrative separation proceedings” against any soldier refusing to get a Covid-19 vaccine, the Army said in a statement on Wednesday, citing a fresh directive by Secretary of the Army Christine Wormuth. | Read more|

2.71 Lakh New Covid Cases In India

January 16, 2022

India reported 2,71,202 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marginally higher than Saturday’s infections, data updated by the Union Ministry of Health showed on Sunday morning. | Read more|

Can India Expect 3rd Wave? What Top WHO Official Says Amid Omicron Fears

December 12, 2021

Omicron, a new Covid variant said to be "highly transmissible", has spread to at least 59 countries. In India, as the new variant sparks fresh worry over a third wave, WHO Regional Director for South East Asia, Dr Poonam Khetrapal, says, "A new variant doesn't mean that things will be worse, but definitely, they will b | Read more|

Millions Under COVID-19 Lockdown As China Battles Delta Variant Outbreak

August 2, 2021

Millions of people were confined to their homes in China Monday as the country tried to contain its largest coronavirus outbreak in months with mass testing and travel curbs. China on Monday reported 55 new locally transmitted coronavirus cases, as an outbreak of the fast-spreading Delta variant reached over 20 cities | Read more|

India reports less than 30,000 new Covid-19 cases after 132 days

July 27, 2021

India recorded 29,689 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 415 deaths in the past 24 hours. The daily caseload is less than 30,000 after 132 days. Kerala and Maharashtra reported 11,586 new cases and 4,877 infections respectively. The active cases, currently at 3,98,100, dropped below 4 lakh for the first tim | Read more|

Those Above 18 Can Register For Vaccine From Saturday

April 22, 2021

All above 18, now eligible for vaccination from May 1, can register for their shot from Saturday (April 24) on the CoWin platform. As per news report of NDTV, registrations for the latest round of inoculations will open in the next 48 hours on the CoWin platform. | Read more|

India's Devastating 2nd Wave Is Driving Global Covid Surge

April 20, 2021

More than a year after the pandemic began, infections worldwide have surpassed their previous peak. The average number of coronavirus cases reported each day is now higher than it has ever been. "Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates," said World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye | Read more|