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8 Vaccines, 4 Treatments in India’s Covid-19 Arsenal

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The two-dose vaccine uses adenoviruses that infect chimpanzees to carry the gene responsible for the spike protein of the novel coronavirus.

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Of 18 Lakh People Overdue In West Bengal

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Around 18 lakh people in West Bengal have not turned up in time for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, owing to a number of reasons - contracting the virus after the first shot, death or migration to other states for work - according to a recent survey conducted by the health department.

Covishield Gets Poland's Recognition, Exemption From Quarantine Granted For Those Who Take It

Earlier this month, the UK announced that Indians, fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine, will no longer require to undergo quarantine on their arrival in Britain from October 11.

Serum Institute Of India Eyes Exports With Enhanced Covid-19 Vaccine Output: Adar Poonawalla

Oct 21, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The company’s CEO Adar Poonawalla said the company would be able to export 20 to 30 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in November this year.

UK Seeks Vaccine Certifications To Meet ‘Minimum Criteria’ For Travel

Following much confusion over this process, UK government sources said on Wednesday night that additions or changes to the approved country listings are being kept under 'regular consideration'.

11 August, 2021

US To Send 8.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Mexico

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the U.S. government will send AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines, though the latter hasn't yet been approved by Mexican regulators.

10 August, 2021

Why Is It Necessary To Print Photo Of PM Modi On Covid Vaccination Certificate? Know It From Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

'Given the context of the pandemic, its evolving nature and the fact that following of Covid-appropriate behaviours has emerged as one of the most critical measures for preventing the spread of disease'

27 July, 2021

Antibody Levels In Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients May Decline After 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

Outlook Web Bureau

The study supports recommendations that adults who are clinically vulnerable and those aged 70 years or over should be prioritised for booster doses

15 July, 2021

Fact Check: Will Covid Vaccines Work If I Have A Weak Immune System? Here’s The Truth

Associated Press (AP)

For transplant recipients, researchers are looking at whether an extra dose might make the vaccines more effective.

10 June, 2021

Welcome Back! Now Work Out The Rules: Says Europe To Tourists

Associated Press (AP)

Some popular European tourist destinations open for the tourist, but with some rules.

04 June, 2021

Taiwan, Sparring With China, Receives Vaccines From Japan

Associated Press (AP)

The donation underscores how geopolitics have come to impact the global vaccination rollout, as countries scramble to secure enough vaccines for their populations.


26 May, 2021

Indian Olympic Association Seeks Details Of Olympic-bound Vaccinated Athletes From National Federations


More than 90 Indian athletes across sports have so far qualified for the postponed Tokyo Olympics.

14 May, 2021

UK Study Shows Mixing AstraZeneca And Pfizer Vaccines Can Be Safe

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Can two different vaccines be administered alternatively as first and second doses to an individual?

11 May, 2021

Why England-bound Team India Cricketers Will Take Covishield Vaccine?

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian players are getting their first dose of the vaccine here and are expected to fly to England on June 2 ahead of their World Test Championship final against New Zealand

30 April, 2021

Over 2.45 Crore Register For Phase 3 Of Covid Vaccination

Outlook Web Bureau

The ministry also said that the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.22 crore.

29 April, 2021

Covid: How Is Double Masking Going To Help? What’s The Right Way To Wear It?

Outlook Correspondent

Double masking, with cloth and surgical masks, can prevent leakage of air and fit the contours of the face better, studies by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found.

28 April, 2021

Covid Vaccine For All Adults: How To Register Via CoWin, Aarogya Setu

Outlook Web Bureau

Ahead of India’s third phase of Covid-19 vaccinations for all adults from May 1, getting registered on the CoWIN web portal and taking an appointment to get a vaccine will be mandatory for those between 18 and 45 years.


27 April, 2021

Delhi: Astha Hospital Runs Out Of Oxygen With 40 Patients On Ventilator, Sends SOS

Outlook Web Bureau

Delhi recorded the highest single-day rise in its Covid-19 death toll with 380 more people succumbing to the infection on Monday

Photo Gallery

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

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

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.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

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.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

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.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz