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Elderly people in Singapore to get Covid-19 vaccine from March

Singapore, Feb 20 | Covid-19 vaccinations for people aged 60 to 69 will start around the end of March, with the rest of the...

12 new imported Covid-19 cases in Singapore

Singapore, Feb 20 | Singapore has confirmed 12 new Covid-19 cases, all of which were imported.They have already been placed on stay-home notice or...

Covid-19 vaccination officially kicks off in New Zealand

Auckland (New Zealand), Feb 20 | The official roll out of New Zealand's Covid-19 vaccination began on Saturday when border workers received their first...

Ecuador sees 1,416 Covid-19 cases in a day

Quito, Feb 20 | Ecuador on Friday reported 1,416 new cases of Covid-19 infection and 24 deaths from the disease in the past 24...

Brazil registers 51,050 new Covid-19 cases, 1,308 more deaths

Sao Paulo, Feb 20 | Brazil registered 51,050 new Covid-19 infections and 1,308 deaths from the disease in the past 24 hours, raising the...

Galderma online survey reveals essential COVID-19 mask wearing can be worsening...

- Although essential for public health, new online survey findings show that people with self-reported rosacea* may be experiencing worsening of symptoms due to...

Russia adds 13,433 Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Feb 19 | Russia confirmed 13,433 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 4,139,031, the country's Covid-19 response...

Mainland-made Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Feb 19 | The first batch of mainland-manufactured Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Hong Kong on Friday afternoon, which, as the first vaccines...

25 health workers receive Covid-19 vaccines in New Zealand

Wellington, Feb 19 | A total of 25 health workers on Friday became the first people to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in New Zealand.The...

Myanmar reports 19 new Covid-19 cases, 1 more death

Yangon, Feb 19 | Myanmar reported 19 new Covid-19 infections and one more death in the past 24 hours, according to the Ministry of...

Colombia’s Covid-19 vaccination drive kicks off in major cities

Bogota, Feb 19 | Mass vaccination against Covid-19 kicked off on Thursday in Colombia's capital Bogota, the Colombian city with the most infections and...

Brazil’s Covid-19 cases top 10mn, govt vows timely vaccination

Sao Paulo, Feb 19 | The number of Covid-19 cases in Brazil surpassed 10 million on Thursday as tests detected 51,879 new cases in...

UAE records highest daily Covid-19 deaths

Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 | The United Arab Emirates on Thursday recorded 3,294 new Covid-19 cases and 18 deaths over the past 24 hours,...

Mongolia reports 58 new Covid-19 cases

Ulan Bator, Feb 19 | Mongolia reported 58 new Covid-19 cases within the last 24 hours, bringing its total caseload to 2,551, the National...

Pak supports Modi’s 5 proposals for regional cooperation on Covid-19

By Aarti Tikoo SinghNew Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 18 | In an unusual move, Pakistan on Thursday supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi's five proposals on making...

Malaysia reports 2,712 new Covid-19 cases, 25 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 18 | Malaysia reported 2,712 new Covid-19 infections, the health ministry said on Thursday, bringing the national total to 274,875.Health Ministry...

Thailand reports 150 new Covid-19 cases

Bangkok, Feb 18 | Thailand on Thursday confirmed 150 new cases of coronavirus infection, with the pandemic situation in eight provinces, including Bangkok, having...

Chile vaccinates nearly 2.4mn people against Covid-19

Santiago, Feb 18 | Chile has vaccinated some 2.39 million people against Covid-19 two weeks after launching a mass vaccination campaign, the Health Ministry...

Morocco’s Covid-19 tally rises to 479,579

Rabat, Feb 18 | Morocco's Covid-19 tally rose to 479,579 on Wednesday as 508 new cases were registered during the past 24 hours.According to...

China’s Hubei reports 1 new confirmed imported Covid-19 case

Beijing, Feb 18 | China's Hubei Province reported one confirmed Covid-19 case and one asymptomatic carrier, both imported from Pakistan, on Wednesday, the provincial...

US reports over 3mn child Covid-19 cases

Washington, Feb 18 | Over 3 million children in the US have tested positive for Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to...

Mongolia reports 49 new Covid-19 cases, 1 more death

Ulan Bator, Feb 18 | Mongolia registered 49 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing its national count to 2,493, the National...

Senegal receives first batch of Chinese Covid-19 vaccine

Dakar, Feb 18 | Senegal on Wednesday night received the first batch of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine.Senegalese President Macky Sall, First Lady Marieme Faye...

Colombia launches mass vaccination campaign against Covid-19

Bogota, Feb 18 | Colombia launched a mass vaccination campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic, applying the first dose to a nurse working in an...

UK to launch world’s first Covid-19 human challenge study

London, Feb 18 | Britain will be the first country to run a Covid-19 human challenge study, on which the country's clinical trials ethics...

NYC Covid-19 vaccine disparities revealed in ZIP Code data

New York, Feb 18 | Latest official data has underscored troubling disparities in New York City's vaccination effort, with the share of residents who...

Africa’s confirmed Covid-19 cases top 3.76 mn

Addis Ababa, Feb 18 | The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,768,572, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and...

Plan to have more Covid-19 vaccination sites: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Feb 17 | The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday said that there is a plan to increase...

Malaysia reports 2,998 new Covid-19 cases, 22 new deaths

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 17 | Malaysia has reported 2,998 fresh Covid infections, pushing the tally to 272,163, the health ministry said on Wednesday.Health Ministry...

Travel, hospitality sectors hit hardest by Covid-19: Report

New Delhi, Feb 17 | The tourism, travel and hospitality industries have been hit the hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, a report by Institute...

Israel says 4 mln citizens vaccinated against Covid-19

Jerusalem, Feb 17 | Israeli officials announced that some 4 million people have received the Covid-19 vaccine.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Health Minister Yuli...

Palestine urges for int’l pressure on Israel to allow Covid-19 vaccines...

Ramallah, Feb 17 | Palestine called for an urgent international intervention to pressure Israel to allow the shipment of the coronavirus vaccines into the...

Africa confirmed Covid-19 cases near 3.76 mn: Africa CDC

Addis Ababa, Feb 17 | The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,759,166, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...

Iran warns of spread of new Covid-19 variant

Tehran, Feb 17 | Iran's health ministry warned of the spread of a new Covid-19 variant in the country, official IRNA news agency reported."So...

Practiced batting at home during Covid-19 lockdown: Ashwin

Chennai, Feb 16 | India off-spinner R Ashwin on Tuesday attributed his success with the bat in recent times to preparations at home during...

With rising Covid-19 cases, Thackeray warns of another lockdown

Mumbai, Feb 16 | Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday gave a clear warning that unless people strictly to Covid-19 protocols, they should...

New Zealand reports no new case of Covid-19

Wellington, Feb 16 | New Zealand reported no new case of Covid-19 on Tuesday, either in the community or in managed isolation.The Ministry of...

How COVID-19 impacted menstrual hygiene in India’s rural and semi-urban regions

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Feb 16 (IANSlife) The response to Covid-19 pandemic has not really been gender-neutral. Across India, in the past...

WHO approves AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Geneva, Feb 16 | The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use including the one...

Portuguese PM Antonio Costa gets Covid-19 vaccine

Lisbon, Feb 16 | Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has received the first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, the media reported.Citing Lusa news...

Global Covid-19 cases top 109 million: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Feb 16 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 109 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.40...

Russia’s Covid-19 cases up 14,207 to 4,086,090

Moscow, Feb 16 | Russia registered 14,207 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking its total to 4,086,090, the country's Covid-19 response...

Zimbabwe receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from China

Harare, Feb 16 | A batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by China arrived in Robert Mugabe International Airport in Zimbabwe's capital here.The 200,000 doses...

Ecuador registers 1,696 new Covid-19 cases

Quito, Feb 16 | The Ecuadoran Ministry of Public Health (MSP) reported 1,696 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total to 267,223.The ministry also...

Covid-19 variant found in Gabon : Health Minister

Libreville, Feb 15 | Gabonese Minister of Health Guy Patrick Obiang Ndong on Monday announced that Gabonese researchers from the Franceville International Center for...

Covid-19: Pfizer vaccine arrives in Australia

Canberra, Feb 15 | Australia's Covid-19 vaccination rollout will begin next Monday as the first 142,000 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine landed in the...

Covid-19: Pfizer vaccine gets final nod in Japan

Tokyo, Feb 15 | The Japanese government has approved its first vaccine against the Covid-19, kick-starting a massive rollout programme for the country of...

Global Covid-19 cases top 108.7 million: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Feb 15 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 108.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.39...

Russia reports 14,185 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Feb 15 | Russia registered 14,185 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 14,861 the day before, the country's Covid-19...

UK PM under pressure to lift all Covid-19 lockdown restrictions

London, Feb 15 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is under mounting pressure to lift all COVID-19 lockdowns in two and a half months...

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Airtel best on smartphones for gaming, HD video calling: Report

New Delhi, March 5 | When it comes to demanding applications such as 1080p video streaming, real-time mobile gaming and HD video calling, Airtel...