Tehran: The authorities in Iran have clamped a six-day curfew in Tehran and neighbouring Alborz starting on Tuesday as COVID-19 jumped ahead of Eid al-Adha holidays. more
Pfizer bats for booster shot as immunity from its vaccine shows decline

Pfizer has admitted that the immunity induced by its coronavirus vaccine is waning and it is making efforts to develop a booster dose that will protect people from the variants of the vir ...

Thousands protest in Brazil demanding Prez Bolsonaro's removal over mishandling of Covid, Covaxin deal

Brasilia: Thousands of Brazilians hit the roads on Saturday, protesting against President Jair Bolsonaro's response to allegations of potential corruption within his health ministry i ...

Covid19: Seven cities in Australia under lockdown amid slow pace of vaccination

Australian authorities have imposed a lockdown in seven cities to contain the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus, media reports said.

Chinese vaccine may require third dose, says Egyptian researcher

Cairo: A third dose may be needed to increase the effectiveness of the Chinese coronavirus vaccine, said an Egyptian member of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine research team.

Norway issues coronavirus vaccine caution on elderly as 23 die days after vaccination

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.