Johnson & Johnson Covid Vaccine: J&J jab effective in countries with variants; WHO experts | World News

GENEVA: The WHO’s expert vaccine advisers on Wednesday recommended Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 jab for use in countries where coronavirus variants of concern are circulating. The World Health Organization gave … Read More

Joe Biden: US President Biden’s first 50 days; Where he stands on key promises | World News

WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden laid out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days in office, promising swift action on everything from climate change to immigration reform to the coronavirus … Read More

UN Security Council calls for cease-fires to speed up Covid-19 vaccinations

NEW YORK: The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously passed a resolution calling on all member states to support a “sustained humanitarian pause” to local conflicts, in order to allow … Read More

Oxford Covid Vaccine: EU regulator authorizes AstraZeneca vaccine for all adults | World News

BERLIN: Regulators authorized AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for use in adults throughout the European Union on Friday, amid criticism the bloc is not moving fast enough to vaccinate its population. The … Read More

Coronavirus | Pandemic underlined need for higher budget allocation for healthcare sector

Preetha Reddy said that public spending in healthcare should increase to deal with future pandemics and for sustained preventive care. The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasised the key role of healthcare … Read More

Coronavirus lockdown | Fifth tranche of economic package focusses on reforms, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said reforms will be the focus of the fifth and final tranche of economic stimulus package to deal with the economic fallout of the … Read More

Coronavirus | Air passengers perplexed over protocols

Two flights returned to India on Thursday with 363 passengers, including nine infants, on board Air India Express flights from Abu Dhabi to Kochi and from Dubai to Kozhikode. A … Read More