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Washington/IBNS: The United States will reopen its land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors Nov 8 onwards ending a more than 18-month ban on travel from across the globe. more
US to reopen Mexico, Canada land borders for fully vaccinated travellers in Nov

Washington, DC (JEN): The United States said it will reopen its borders with Mexico and Canada in November for 'fully vaccinated' travellers, ending a 19-month freeze due to the C ...

Australia won't welcome international tourists until 2022: PM Morrison

Canberra/JEN: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said the country will not welcome international tourists until next year, while the returns of skilled migrants and overseas stu ...

Australia reveals plan to resume international travel, ease border restrictions

Canberra/JEN: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday announced plans to resume international travel and reopen the country's borders to the fully vaccinated citizens and p ...

US: President Joe Biden gets COVID-19 booster shot

Washington: US President Joe Biden has received a booster shot of COVID-19.

South Korean diplomats avoiding Chinese vaccines

Beijing: South Korean diplomats, who are working in Beijing, are reluctant to take Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shots, media reports said.

Chinese scientist faces backlash over views contradicting govt's zero-Covid strategy

Beijing: As the highly contagious Delta variant spread across China in July, Zhang Wenhong, an esteemed infectious disease expert in Shanghai, told a worried Chinese public to accept a li ...

Covid: Germany fears nurse injected thousands with saline instead of vaccine

The administration in north Germany has asked more than 8,000 people to get Covid vaccine again as a nurse is suspected to have administered saline instead of vaccines in many cases, acco ...

WHO’s Tedros backs Tokyo Olympic Games ‘power to inspire’

New York: The head of the UN World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has welcomed the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games as a chance to spread “hope to the wor ...

Covid19: China rejects WHO's plan for second phase of virus origin probe

Beijing: China will not allow audit of the laboratories in the area where the Sars-CoV-2 or the novel coronavirus responsible for Covid-19 pandemic was first identified.