The pandemic will be over but Covid will be here to stay, the scientists said as Covid numbers begin to ebb in several parts of the world, including India.
Canadian airports faced chaos over the summer, with numerous cancellations and delays that some blamed on the country's strict COVID-19 restrictions.
In a statement late on Tuesday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it authorized ten batches of Moderna's updated booster shots.
The commission said that lack of cooperation among governments for the financing and distribution of key health commodities—including vaccines, personal protective equipment, and resources for vaccine development and production in low-income countries—has come at dire costs.
Existing drugs aimed at treating COVID-19 address symptoms of the virus but do little to quell viral shedding.
A research published in mBio, an open access journal of the American Society for Microbiology last month showed that a needle-free mucosal bacteriophage-based COVID-19 vaccine is effective against SARS-CoV-2 infection.
The ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19 (Chimpanzee Adenovirus Vectored) is India’s first nasal vaccine against Covid-19. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that the vaccine will have "restricted use" among adults "in emergency situation".
Beijing has doubled down on the COVID-19 policy ahead of the Communist Party's 20th National Congress, expected to take place within the next three months.
Three key buildings in the sprawling area, comprised of thousands of stalls selling microchips, telephone parts, and other components to manufacturers, will stay closed until Sept 2.
Britain in February cleared Novavax's two-dose vaccine, Nuvaxovid, for use in adults.
Its application with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is based on pre-clinical data for the so-called bivalent dose that contains the dominant BA.4/BA.5 variants along with the original coronavirus strain.
Delhi on Thursday had recorded 1,964 fresh COVID-19 cases with a test positivity rate of 9.42 per cent, and eight deaths.
Approximately 8 out of 10 households in the region have reported one or more people having flu-like and COVID-19 symptoms in the period, according to a recent LocalCircles survey.
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As per the Union Health Ministry data, India recorded 9,062 fresh COVID-19 infections that took its tally to 4,42,86,256, while the number of active cases came down to 1,05,058.
President Biden will wear a mask for 10 days when indoors and when in close proximity to others because he is considered a close contact of the first lady, according to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said.
Several public figures have tested positive for the infectious disease in the past few months including U.S. President Joe Biden and his chief medical adviser, Dr Anthony Fauci.
The UK medicines regulator (MHRA) gave the so-called bivalent vaccine made by U.S. drug company Moderna conditional approval as a booster for adults on Monday.
The data from both Phase III human clinical trials have been submitted for approval to national regulatory authorities, the company said.
Coronavirus figures of Maharashtra: New cases: 1,975; Deaths: five; Active cases: 11,856; Tests: 29,025.
This is the first time the Indian government has allowed the mixing of two vaccines. The approval came after the COVID-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) recommended the same.
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