• 25 June, 2022
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‘Whack-a-mole’: Experts call Hong Kong’s zero-COVID policy unsustainable

By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - With thousands of people locked down in tiny apartments, government quarantine centres filling up and many businesses shuttered, Hong Kong is scrambling to…

India’s new COVID-19 cases hit eight-month high, full impact weeks away

By Neha Arora NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India reported new coronavirus infections at an eight-month high on Wednesday and a government scientist warned it will take weeks before data on…

Australian Open draw delayed as Djokovic visa decision awaited

By Ian Ransom and Sonali Paul MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian Open tennis draw has been postponed until further notice, organisers said on Thursday, amid uncertainty about whether the government…

Media reports claiming 15-18 yrs COVID Vaccination Guidelines mentioning that COVAXIN has WHO EUL for this age group are Misleading: Ministry of Health

Some media reports are suggesting that the approval for Covaxin vaccine for 15-18 yrs age group has been given despite WHO not having accorded Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to its…

COVID-19: Myth vs Facts – Media reports claiming that India has missed Vaccination targets are misleading

In a recently published news article by a reputed international news agency, it has been claimed that India has missed its vaccination target. This is misleading and does not represent…

England has community transmission of Omicron variant, health minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's health minister said on Monday there is now community transmission of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus across regions of England but it is too early…

‘Extreme’ vaccine discrimination risks leaving Africa behind – report

By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters) - Africa has little chance of overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic unless 70% of its population is vaccinated by end-2022, yet "extreme vaccine discrimination" is leaving…

India detects third Omicron case, reports 415 COVID-19 deaths

By Sumit Khanna AHMEDABAD (Reuters) - India reported its third case of the Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday, government officials said, while many European and Asian countries have shown a…

S.Korea reports record-high COVID-19 cases, deaths

By Sangmi Cha SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported a record daily 5,352 new COVID-19 infections and 70 deaths, while a nationwide total of nine cases of the Omicron variant…

PM Modi chairs a comprehensive high level meeting to review the situation relating to Covid-19 & vaccination

Today morning PM Narendra Modi chaired a comprehensive meeting which lasted for almost 2 hours to review the public health preparedness & vaccination related situation for Covid-19. PM was briefed…

Hungary reports record daily COVID-19 cases

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary reported a record 12,637 new daily COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1.045 million with 33,519 deaths, a government tally showed on Wednesday. Hungary, a country…

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

(Reuters) - Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Chinese city says it tested 30,000 for COVID-19 The Chinese city of Chengdu said on Wednesday it…