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Canberra/UNI/Xinhua: Australia has hit a new milestone in Covid-19 vaccination, with 90 percent of adults having received the one dose. more
Up to 70 percent of world population can be vaccinated against COVID-19 by 2023, says World Bank President

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Up to 70% of the world population can be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of 2022 if the delivery of vaccine doses can be accelerated by donor nations to the ...

Antibodies elicited by COVID-19 vaccination effective against Delta variant: Study

Washington: Despite causing a surge in infections this summer that has resulted in thousands of hospitalizations and deaths, the delta variant of the virus that causes COVID-19 is not par ...

Vaccination offers higher protection than previous COVID-19 infection: Study

Washington: A study of COVID-19 infections in Kentucky among people who were previously infected with SAR-CoV-2 shows that unvaccinated individuals are more than twice as likely to be rei ...

50 percent of US population fully vaccinated against COVID-19: White House

Washington: The White House on Friday announced half of the US population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Act now to provide COVID-19 vaccines for all: ECOSOC President

New York: Ensuring COVID-19 vaccines for all will be critical if the world is to defeat the pandemic, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Munir Akram, said on Frida ...

Decline in routine childhood vaccinations, another pandemic fallout

New York: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a major backsliding in childhood vaccinations, with 23 million children worldwide missing out on routine immunizations last year, two UN agencie ...

Nepal to administer Sinopharm vaccine to people aged 60- 64 years

Around 800,000 Sinopharm vaccines that Nepal has received on Tuesday from China will be used to inoculate people aged between 60-64 years, Nepali officials have decided. China has promise ...

Amid supply constraint, Nepal, Sri Lanka struggle to continue vaccination

Nepal and Sri Lanka both are struggling to continue their vaccination drives amid uncertainty over the timely delivery of pre-ordered vaccines from the Serum Institute of India (SII). Thi ...

Canada's stalled vaccine rollout starts after goof ups

Toronto: Last week, Health Canada cleared the fourth Covid-19 vaccine as a part of a national campaign to vaccinate the population. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine joins the Pfizer-Bion ...