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Mizoram Shuts Schools, Colleges Amid Rising COVID Cases

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Colleges, institutes of higher education and universities will also remain closed across the state, the guidelines said. Hostels at the schools will also be closed and the classes will be conducted in the online mode, it said.

COVID-19: MP vaccinates over 10 lakh in 15-18 age group on day 1 of drive

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The vaccine option for this age group is only Covaxin, according to guidelines issued by the Union health ministry on December 27.


China Starts Vaccinating Toddlers Against Covid-19 As Cases Spread

Gansu, a northwestern province heavily dependent on tourism, closed all tourist sites Monday after finding new Covid-19 cases.

Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Effective For Kids: FDA

Oct 23, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As per FDA scientists, Pfizer vaccine's benefit for preventing hospitalisations and death from Covid-19 would outweigh any serious potential side effects in children.


India 'Steadfast Partner' In Global Fight Against Covid-19: PM Modi

As wishes pour in from various countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks world leaders for hailing India's feat of crossing 100 crore Covid vaccine doses.

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22 October, 2021

PM Narendra Modi Hails India’s 100 Crore Covid-19 Vaccination Feat

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation urged people to not lower their guard against the deadly virus, during the festival season.


22 October, 2021

100 Crore Shots: How India Achieved Covid-19 Vaccination Milestone In 280 Days

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the feat as 'a journey from anxiety to assurance' that has made India stronger.


21 October, 2021

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

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.


21 October, 2021

Mandaviya Releases Film As India Achieves 100 Crore Covid-19 Vaccination Feat

Outlook Web Desk

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya releases film about India’s efforts in achieving 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination landmark.


21 October, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Lauds Frontline Workers As India Achieves 100 Crore Covid-19 Vaccinations Feat

Outlook Web Desk

According to official sources, over 75 per cent of India's all eligible adult population has been administered at least the first dose and around 31 per cent has received both the doses of the vaccine.


19 October, 2021

India Peaks Past 99-Crore Covid-19 Vaccinations

Outlook Web Bureau

As per the release, a total of about 70.1 crore people have been administered the first dose whereas about 29 lakh people have completed the vaccine cycle.


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15 October, 2021

Russia Continues To Witnesses Covid-19 Surge; Daily Deaths, Infections At Record High

Associated Press (AP)

Russia's daily death tolls have set records daily over the past few days, approaching 1,000 as contagion spikes amid a sluggish vaccination rate.


10 October, 2021

Why Rumours Of Shah Faesal’s Posting Surface, This Time As An Advisor To Lt Governor

Naseer Ganai

Since January this year, Shah Faesal broke his long silence and is seen praising the government.


08 October, 2021

Covid-19 Rages In Russia As Vaccination Continues At Sluggish Rate

Associated Press (AP)

Russia already has Europe's highest death toll in the pandemic — more than 214,000 — and the authorities' conservative way of recording COVID-19 fatalities suggests the actual number could be even higher.


05 October, 2021

Russia Witnesses Covid-19 Surge As Vaccination Rates Remain Low

Associated Press (AP)

The Russia has said that the situation elicits concern, but still it is not considering a countrywide lockdown or any other nationwide measures.


30 September, 2021

Covid-19: India Logs 23,529 Fresh Cases; Active Cases Lowest In 195 Days

Outlook Web Desk

The national Covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.85%, the highest since March 2020. 311 fresh fatalities were recorded, according to the Union Ministry of Health.


16 September, 2021

UN Delegates Asked To Show Vaccine Proof In New York

Outlook Web Desk

The City of New York has asked the world leaders attending the upcoming 76th session of the UN General Assembly to show proofs of vaccination.


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12 September, 2021

Finance Minister Calls Vaccination The Only Medicine To Boost Economy

Outlook Web Desk

On Sunday, the health ministry in Tamil Nadu eyeing to inoculate 20 lakh people is holding a 'Mega Vaccination Camp' through 40,000 camps being conducted across the State.


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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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