COVID

Exclusive-Paytm, MakeMyTrip, Infosys offer to help India with COVID…

By Uday Sampath Kumar and Aditya Kalra BENGALURU (Reuters) – Paytm, Infosys and MakeMyTrip are among companies seeking approval in India to provide online...
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We know vaccines are working against new COVID variants.…

Since the emergence of new COVID-19 variants, experts have worried that the virus may have developed mutations allowing it to outmaneuver existing vaccines. Early...
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Inside the White House’s push to get people of…

WASHINGTON – Armed with more racial data on vaccination rates, the Biden administration is targeting its outreach efforts, including a door-to-door campaign, in the...
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Brazil OK’s clinical tests for homegrown COVID vaccine Butanvac

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa on Wednesday authorized Phase 1 and 2 clinical tests to be carried out on volunteers for the...
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Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine protects against virus variants,…

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine triggers several types of immune responses, a new study shows, allowing it to be extremely protective in the United...
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Pakistan administers 10 million COVID vaccine doses; eyes 70…

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – Pakistan on Wednesday hailed the administering of 10 million doses of coronavirus vaccines as an important step towards its goal of...
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China to study using CanSinoBIO COVID shots as a…

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese researchers plan to study using a COVID-19 vaccine from CanSino Biologics as a booster shot for people who have already...
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More students than ever will attend summer school this…

After a school year punctuated by coronavirus quarantines, Zoom lessons and days away from her friends, Caia Rivera, 7, will be spending at least...
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Africa desperately short of COVID vaccine

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — In the global race to vaccinate people against COVID-19, Africa is tragically at the back of the pack....
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