The WHO said about 100 genome sequences of the variant have been reported so far. Many of the infected people were fully vaccinated, with at least one person in Israel having also received a third booster dose of vaccine.
World News Nov 27, 2021, 10:27 AM IST
The three doses of the ZyCoV-D vaccine will be administered on day 0, day 28 and day 56. Each of the three doses will be given in two shots on each arm, right and left; for an individual to be fully vaccinated by ZyCoV-D, one would have to be injected with six shots of the vaccine.
Top Stories Nov 27, 2021, 10:24 AM IST
After an event in college, out of 300 subjected to Covid-19 test, 66 students have been confirmed for novel coronavirus sending Karnataka's Dharwad district into a tizzy. The district administration was ordered to suspend all physical classes. Students have been quarantined in the college hostel and are being treated and monitored regularly.
Top Stories Nov 25, 2021, 6:13 PM IST
In a move to boost the vaccination drive, consumers who bring certificates of both doses of Covid vaccination will be given a 10 per cent discount on the purchase of liquor.
India News Nov 24, 2021, 6:03 PM IST
Amid a decline in Covid-19 cases and increased vaccination coverage, India is now allowing quarantine-free entry in the country for the fully vaccinated travellers from 99 nations.
Top Stories Nov 15, 2021, 4:35 PM IST
According to the latest travel rules, the US will also accept travellers fully vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech, Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, Oxford-AstraZeneca, Covishield, Sinopharm and Sinovac.
Top Stories Nov 4, 2021, 11:11 AM IST
Beginning November 1, fully vaccinated visitors from 46 countries and territories deemed "low risk" by Thailand will be permitted to arrive without being quarantined.
World News Oct 27, 2021, 1:30 PM IST
According to the government, before they may board local trains, persons working in key sectors must be vaccinated and have completed the 14-day post-inoculation period.
India News Oct 26, 2021, 6:07 PM IST
India’s vaccination coverage has been steadily increasing: 74% of the estimated adult population has received its first dose, and 31% is fully vaccinated.
Top Stories Oct 21, 2021, 3:21 PM IST
UK High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis said that from October 11 onwards no quarantine will be required for Indian travellers to his country provided they are fully vaccinated with Covishield or another UK-approved vaccine.
World News Oct 7, 2021, 11:43 PM IST
Fully vaccinated Indians who got Covishield, the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, will still be subjected to a pre-departure PCR test and further testing upon arrival in the UK.
Top Stories Sep 20, 2021, 5:11 PM IST
In a big Covid travel update, Bangkok has announced it will reopen for fully vaccinated travellers from October 1.
Lifestyle Sep 12, 2021, 3:00 PM IST
Farah Khan on Wednesday, September 1 said she has tested positive for COVID-19 and hopes to recover soon; despite being 'double-vaxxed', shares message: 'I didn't put my kaala teeka'
Entertainment Sep 1, 2021, 4:54 PM IST
The World Health Organization is concerned that the epidemic would kill an additional 236,000 people in Europe by December 1 and has voiced alarm about the continent's stagnant vaccination rate.
Europe Aug 31, 2021, 5:18 PM IST
This comes a month before Dubai hosts the delayed Expo 2020 trade fair and amid a drop in coronavirus infections in the oil-rich Gulf country.
World News Aug 30, 2021, 11:42 AM IST