The EU drug regulator said research in more than 3,700 children aged 12 to 17 showed that the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine produced a comparable antibody response.
While Covishield has an emergency use listing from the WHO, it is yet to receive a similar approval from the European Union.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday took up the issue of inclusion of Covishield in the EU digital Covid certificate scheme during a meeting with the High Representative of the European Union.
If authorized, it would be the second Covid-19 vaccine for children to be cleared in the European Union
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said the EU stands in 'full solidarity' with the people of India.
Lofty hopes that the crisis would encourage a new and tighter bloc to face a common challenge have given way to the reality of division, where each member is busy tackling the other
The European Union will revise its laws dealing with pesticides, in a move to promote sustainability
All those arriving from other EU countries will be required to produce a negative virus test, says French PM Jean Castex
Only about 200,000 people applied for the vaccine in Serbia, a country of 7 million, in the days after authorities opened the procedure.
An ongoing investigation into the cyberattack showed that hackers obtained emails and documents related to the evaluation of experimental coronavirus vaccines, EU officials said
The European Medicines Agency has already approved Pfizer and Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines
The European Union has ordered 80 million doses of the Moderna vaccine so far.
The statement comes in the backdrop of Iran declaring that it will increase Uranium levels at its Fordo nuclear facility by up to 20 percent
The first shipments of the vaccine developed Pfizer were limited to just under 10,000 doses in most EU countries, with mass vaccination scheduled to begin only in January
EU envoys are expected to meet on Monday to discuss the document, drawn up over nine intense months of talks.
The breakthrough came Thursday with just over a week to go until the UK's split is completed.
Customers now expect banks to maximize digital interactions and come up with digital alternatives for their day-to-day banking needs as they are now more open to trying out a new app than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The list is to be updated every 14 days, with new countries being added or dropped off depending on whether they are keeping the pandemic under control.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.