Observing that there have been nine confirmed deaths in the US after Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shots, the US' Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccine shots instead of J&J.
PM's photo on vaccine certificate: When the petitioner's counsel told the court that in other countries there was no such practice, the judge orally remarked, 'They may not be proud of their PMs, we are proud of our PM.'
Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan said, 'No stone was left unturned to reach the goal and vaccination was aimed at protecting the people against the pandemic.' as she mandated Covid-19 vaccination in the Union Territory.
EU (European Union) drug regulator said in a statement that using different types of vaccines together, known as heterologous vaccination, can provide protection against Covid-19.
Myocarditis is a rare but serious condition that causes inflammation of the heart muscle. It can weaken the heart and affect the heart’s electrical system, which keeps the heart pumping regularly.
Himachal 100 % vaccination: Union Minister for Health Mansukh Manadaviya said the Himachal model will be replicated in other states in the country.
Himachal Pradesh achieved success in 100 per cent vaccination milestone beating all the challenges including tough terrains and varied geographical and climatic conditions.
The 8 am data of Union Health Ministry suggested that the death toll however have gone up to 4,70,530 with 415 fatalities reported on Saturday.
Pawar said the Health Ministry and ICMR have developed an India COVID-19 vaccination tracker which depicts the overall as well as age disaggregated information on numbers of COVID-19 deaths in unvaccinated individuals compared with numbers of deaths in partially and fully vaccinated individuals.
Eminent virologist Shahid Jameel speaks to Outlook about the new Covid variant Omicron and its implications.
'Despite the repeated warnings of health leaders, our failure to put vaccines into the arms of people in the developing world is now coming back to haunt us', wrote former British PM Gordon Brown.
Doctors are bracing for an influx of coronavirus patients as confirmed cases hit fresh daily highs that experts say is also being fuelLed by vaccine skeptics.
Nearly 90 per cent also believed that the government must ensure that marginalised groups such as street dwellers, migrant workers, immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers are given access to vaccination without having to furnish documentation.
Dr. Reddy, who is President, InOrder, South Asia, a non-profit institute working to strengthen systems to secure health, pointed out that governments across the world are adopting a policy of giving priority to people at risk for higher rates of hospitalization and death in the face of vaccine supplies not commensurate to the needs.
Australian Open chief Craig Tiley confirmed on Saturday that every person will need to be fully vaccinated while in the tournament.
The number of fully vaccinated individuals against COVID-19 has surpassed the partially vaccinated eligible population for the first time in the country.
India registered 8,865 new Covid-19 cases, marking the lowest single-day infection spike in the last 287 days.
Authorities in Aurangabad in Maharashtra have asked ration shops, gas agencies and petrol pumps to supply groceries and fuel only to those with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.