Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

COVID-19

U.S. administers 243.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

U.S. administers 243.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC

THE United States has administered 243,463,471 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Saturday morning, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday.
British regulator cites 41 more blood clot reports following AstraZeneca shots

British regulator cites 41 more blood clot reports following AstraZeneca shots

Britain's medicine regulator on Thursday said there had been a further 41 reports of rare blood clots after doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, but that the benefits of the shot continued to outweigh the risks for the majority of people.
Rush to hospitals, big gatherings worsen India COVID crisis - WHO

Rush to hospitals, big gatherings worsen India COVID crisis - WHO

People in India are rushing unnecessarily to hospital, exacerbating a crisis over surging COVID-19 infections caused by mass gatherings, more contagious variants and low vaccination rates, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
COVID-19: Study reveals infected pregnant women, their newborns face higher risks

COVID-19: Study reveals infected pregnant women, their newborns face higher risks

PREGNANT women infected with COVID-19 and their newborn children face higher risks of complications than was previously known, a study by British scientists showed on Friday.
COVID-19: India records world’s biggest single-day infection rate

COVID-19: India records world’s biggest single-day infection rate

INDIA recorded the world’s highest daily tally of 314,835 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope.

UK delivers more than 600,000 vaccines in 24 hours

MORE than 600,000 first and second doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered in Britain in the space of 24 hours, according to data released on Saturday.
Hospitals run short of beds as Asia's COVID-19 cases surge

Hospitals run short of beds as Asia's COVID-19 cases surge

India and Thailand reported record daily coronavirus cases on Thursday, as a new wave of infections, combined with a shortage of hospital beds and vaccines, threatens to slow Asia’s recovery from the pandemic.
154,225 patients recover from COVID-19 in Nigeria, NCDC confirms

154,225 patients recover from COVID-19 in Nigeria, NCDC confirms

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from coronavirus disease since its outbreak in the country in 2020.
Sources reveal Indian panel gives emergency approval for Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

Sources reveal Indian panel gives emergency approval for Russia's Sputnik V vaccine

AN expert panel of India’s drugs regulator has recommended emergency use approval of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, two sources said on Monday, which could make it the nation’s third to be approved as infections surge again.
India's daily virus infections are world's highest but crowds gather for festival

India's daily virus infections are world's highest but crowds gather for festival

HUNDREDS of thousands of Hindu devotees flocked on Monday to take a holy bath in India’s Ganges river, even as the nation racked up the world’s highest tally of new daily coronavirus infections.