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Delta variant to account for 90% of new EU Covid cases: Agency – ET HealthWorld

The Delta variant, identified for the first time in India, could account for 90 percent of new Covid cases in the European Union in the coming months, the bloc’s disease control agency said Wednesday. “It is very likely that the Delta variant will circulate extensively during the summer, particularly among younger individuals that are not […]

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यूरोप में अगस्त के अंत तक 90% नए कोविड मामले डेल्टा वेरिएंट के होंगे

भारत में पहली बार पहचाना गया डेल्टा वेरिएंट, आने वाले महीनों में यूरोपीय संघ में 90 प्रतिशत नए कोविड मामलों के लिए जिम्मेदार हो सकता है. यूरोपियन सेंटर फॉर डिजीज प्रिवेंशन एंड कंट्रोल (ईसीडीसी) ने कहा, “डेल्टा वेरिएंट अन्य सर्कुलेटिंग वेरिएंट की तुलना में अधिक ट्रांसमिसिबल है और हमारा अनुमान है कि अगस्त के अंत […]

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EU takes up option to buy 150 million more Moderna Covid-19 vaccines – ET HealthWorld

Brussels: The European Union has decided to take up an option under a supply contract with drugmaker Moderna that allows the bloc to order 150 million additional Covid-19 vaccines produced by the U.S. biotech firm, the EU Commission said on Tuesday. The announcement comes a week after CureVac, a German biotech firm, said its Covid-19 […]

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Progress made in Vienna at Iran nuclear talks, says top diplomats

Vienna: Top diplomats said Sunday further progress had been made at talks between Iran and global powers to try to restore a landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development that was abandoned by the Trump administration. They said it was now up to the governments involved in the negotiations to make political decisions. It […]

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AstraZeneca shots should be halted for over-60s too: EMA official – ET HealthWorld

Countries should also avoid giving the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine to people over 60, the head of the EU drug regulator’s Covid-19 task force was quoted on Sunday as saying, amid fears over rare blood clotting and as more vaccines become available. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) considers the Astrazeneca shot safe for all age groups. […]

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Germany’s CureVac faces delay on Covid vaccine trial – ET HealthWorld

Frankfurt: A coronavirus vaccine being developed by Germany‘s CureVac is facing delays in its late-stage trial as it has been struggling with the wait for enough participants to catch Covid, officials informed on Friday. CureVac initially expected to seek European approval for its jab in the second quarter, with Germany pencilling in 1.4 million doses […]

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EU foregoes 100 million J&J vaccines, considers donating other doses: sources – ET HealthWorld

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) By Francesco Guarascio and Elvira Pollina BRUSSELS – The European Union decided not to take up an option to buy 100 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine and is considering donating another 100 million optional shots, if ordered, European officials said. The discussions show a drop in confidence […]

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Covishield vaccine carries slightly higher risk of bleeding disorders: Study – ET HealthWorld

(PTI Photo) People receiving the COVID vaccine made by Oxford-AstraZeneca, also known as Covishield in India, had a slightly increased risk of a bleeding disorder and possibly other rare blood problems, researchers reported Wednesday. The findings, from a study of 2.53 million adults in Scotland who received their first doses of either the AstraZeneca vaccine […]

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Now travel to these nations with digital COVID-19 certificate, all you need to know

New Delhi: India has witnessed the heat from the second wave of coronavirus. All of us are once again restricted inside our homes, for obvious reasons. In a new development, there is good news for global travellers. A digital COVID-19 Certificate System that is intended to ease up the travel within the European Union became optional […]

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Switzerland to issue Covid certificates – ET HealthWorld

(REUTERS/Matias Baglietto) Bern: The Swiss Federal Council announced that certificates for Covid-19, both in electronic and paper form, will be issued from June 7 onwards and the complete system surrounding certificates should be ready by the end of this month. As the ordinance forming the legal basis of Covid-19 certificates was approved Friday, the Swiss […]

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