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India launches world’s largest vaccination drive against Covid-19

India’s vaccination drive, the world’s largest immunisation exercise against Covid-19, kicked off today with priority to about 30 million health care and frontline workers to be inoculated in the first Read More

Biden recruits federal muscle for vaccine blitz

US President-elect Joe Biden announced Friday he would surge federal resources into making “thousands” of vaccine sites, while also deploying mobile clinics and expanding the public health workforce to accelerate Read More

Indonesia plane missing with 59 passengers

A Sriwijaya Air plane carrying more than 50 people lost contact after taking off from the Indonesian capital Jakarta on Saturday. The aircraft was en route to Pontianak on Borneo Read More

Trump, Biden campaign in Georgia for crucial Senate races

Donald Trump, still scheming to reverse his election defeat and lashing out at Republicans opposing his efforts, converged with President-elect Joe Biden in Georgia on Monday for dueling rallies on Read More

More than 470,000 COVID-19 cases recorded globally in past 24 hours, WHO reports

A patient affected with the COVID-19 and who has been transferred from another region, arrives at the Nouvel Hopital Civil of Strasbourg, eastern France, Friday Nov. 6 2020. France reported Read More

New strain of Covid-19 detected in eight European countries: WHO official

The new strain of novel coronavirus, known as VOC-202012/01, has already been detected in eight European countries, WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge said. “8 countries in the WHO_Europe Read More

WHO reports all-time high of 4.6 million coronavirus cases registered in one week

More than 4.6 million newly confirmed novel coronavirus cases were registered worldwide in the past week, which is the all-time-high weekly count since the start of the pandemic, the World Read More

Trump rejects Covid relief bill, calling it ‘a disgrace’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday rejected a $900 billion bipartisan Covid stimulus package, calling it “a disgrace” and demanding that lawmakers more than triple relief payments to Americans. While he Read More

Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll surpasses 180,000

Brazil passed the grim milestone of 180,000 deaths from Covid-19 Friday, as experts warned the country was undergoing a second wave of infections despite President Jair Bolsonaro’s insistence the crisis Read More

Britain starts virus jabs as Biden vows 100 mn vaccinations

Britain on Tuesday became the first Western country to start mass coronavirus vaccinations, as Joe Biden pledged his administration would inoculate 100 million people in the United States over the Read More