Tag Archives: EMRG

Hong Kong shortens coronavirus quarantine for vaccinated residents

[ad_1] People receive a dose of the Sinovac Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine at a community vaccination center in Hong Kong, China, February 23, 2021. Paul Yeung/Pool via REUTERS Hong Kong authorities said on Friday residents who have been fully vaccinated can spend a shorter time in quarantine if they have been …

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Thailand set to boost COVID-19 vaccinations, expects to approve Moderna shots

[ad_1] An empty hotel and beach which have opened for visitors is seen in Karon, Phuket Island, Thailand March 31, 2021. Picture taken March 31, 2021. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo Thailand expects to offer the Moderna (MRNA.O) vaccine to most of its population soon as it steps up the rollout of …

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Russia reports 8,419 new COVID-19 cases, 334 deaths

[ad_1] An interior view shows the Krylatskoye indoor ice skating arena following the decision of local authorities to turn it into a temporary hospital amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Moscow, Russia October 5, 2020. Sergei Vedyashkin/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS Russia reported 8,419 new coronavirus cases in the …

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Bangladesh detects first cases of Indian coronavirus variant

[ad_1] People wear masks as a protective measure after the first reported case of coronavirus in Dhaka, Bangladesh March 10, 2020. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain Bangladesh has detected its first case of a highly infectious coronavirus variant first identified in India, the country’s health directorate said on Saturday, prompting the government …

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SAfrica picks up first cases of coronavirus variant from India

[ad_1] South Africa’s health ministry said on Saturday it had detected the first four cases of a new coronavirus variant that emerged in India and was responsible for a surge of infections and deaths in the Asian country. Testing had also picked up 11 cases of the variant B.1.1.7 first …

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India’s Cipla to make and sell Eli Lilly’s baricitinib to treat COVID-19

[ad_1] Employees and security staff work at the reception area of Cipla at its headquarters in Mumbai, India June 17, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui Indian drugmaker Cipla Ltd (CIPL.NS) said on Monday it had entered into a licensing agreement with U.S. company Eli Lilly and Co (LLY.N) to make and sell …

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India posts 366,161 new coronavirus cases over last 24 hours

[ad_1] A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) takes swab from a man during a testing campaign for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ahmedabad, India November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Amit Dave India’s daily rise in coronavirus cases retreated from the 400,000 mark on Monday, while its daily rise in deaths …

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Qatar to gradually lift coronavirus measures starting May 28 – statement

[ad_1] General view of a empty kids playground, following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Doha, Qatar March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer Qatar on Sunday decided on gradually lifting coronavirus-related measures in four phases starting the first phase on May 28 and the fourth on July 30, the state news …

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Gandhi warns ‘explosive’ COVID wave threatens India and the world

[ad_1] India’s main opposition leader Rahul Gandhi warned on Friday that unless the deadly second COVID-19 wave sweeping the country was brought under control it would devastate India as well as threaten the rest of the world. In a letter, Gandhi implored Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prepare for another …

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