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Oslo: Norway has cautioned against vaccinating the very old and terminally ill patients with Coronavirus vaccine after 23 people died in the country after a few days of the injection. more
As COVID deaths pass two million worldwide, Guterres warns against self-defeating ‘vaccinationalism'

New York: With more than two million lives now lost worldwide to COVID-19, the UN Secretary-General appealed on Friday for countries to work together and help each other to end the pandem ...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive in the nation, which is one of the worst Novel Coronavirus-hit count ...

Bangladesh registers 13 new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours

Dhaka: Coronavirus has killed 13 more people in Bangladesh within 24 hours- in between Thursday and Friday- the lowest in eight months, according to a press release by the Department of H ...

Health experts arrive in Wuhan to investigate COVID-19 origins

New York: Members of an international team studying the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19 arrived in Wuhan, China, on Thursday, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) ann ...

Israel: Ensure equal COVID-19 vaccine access to Palestinians – UN Independent experts

New York: Israel’s “impressive” vaccination programme against the COVID-19 pandemic must include Palestinians under occupation, UN independent human rights experts stres ...

Brazil results show China's Sinovac vaccine is just 50.4 percent effective against COVID-19

Brazilian clinical trials have unveiled that a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac has been found to be 50.4% effective, media reports said.

Past COVID-19 infection provides some immunity but people may still carry and transmit virus: Study

London: People infected with COVID-19 in the past are likely to be protected against reinfection for several months, a Public Health England (PHE) study has found, although experts cautio ...

Global scientists double down on SARS-CoV-2 variants research at WHO-hosted forum

New York: Global scientists are intensifying research into COVID-19, as the World Health Organization (WHO) moves to expand its scientific collaboration and monitoring of emerging variant ...

About 1,000 people infected with UK-linked strain of COVID-19 in France: Chief Scientist

Paris/Sputnik: About 1,000 people in France are infected with the mutant coronavirus strain, which was recently discovered in the UK, President of the French Scientific Council Jean-Franc ...