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New York: COVID-19 is an “unprecedented global crisis that demands an unprecedented global response”, the chief of the UN health agency said on Monday, unveiling a plan to have two billion doses of coronavirus vaccine available by the end of 2021. more
Around 2,500 volunteers have received 1st component of Russian COVID-19 vaccine : Gamaleya

Moscow/Sputnik: Around 2,500 volunteers have received the first component of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine during the post-registration trials, and no significant complications have been ...

Millions of US citizens may have to pay for COVID-19 vaccine despite gov't Plans - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik:  Millions of people in the United States may have to pay for COVID-19 vaccination contrary to the plans of the authorities to make the shots free, as government-funde ...

Chinese mainland reports 6 new imported COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland reported six new imported COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 2,748, the National Health Commission said Tuesday.

New Zealand relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand's largest city Auckland will ease restrictions on gatherings at midnight Wednesday, moving down from COVID-19 Alert Level 2.5 to 2, with the rest of the ...

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 1,544 fresh cases of nCoV, 26 deaths

Dhaka: Bangladesh recorded 1,544 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, taking the COVID tally to 3,48,916, the Directorate General of Health Services said in a statement on Sunda ...

New Zealand reported 4 new cases of COVID-19

Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

COVID-19 illustrates ‘woefully under prepared’ world: UN health chief

New York: Despite efforts to break the global cycle of panic and neglect seen throughout multiple disease outbreaks, the UN health agency chief said on Friday that the new coronavirus has ...

Amid COVID-19 horror, Brucellosis outbreak hits thousands after factory leak in China

Beijing: The horror of COVID-19 pandemic is still not over and in such a scenario a new report has emerged that several people in northwest China have tested positive for a bacterial dise ...

WHO chief makes last push for countries to join multilateral COVID-19 vaccine effort

New York: Countries which have not signed on to a global mechanism that has pledged to provide fair and timely access to a COVID-19 vaccine, are urged to do so before Friday, the head of ...