President Biden more bullish on vaccines, open to 1.5 million daily shot goal.

President Joe Biden appeared to boost his goal for coronavirus vaccinations in his first 100 days in office, suggesting the nation could soon be injecting 1.5 million shots on an average per day.Biden signaled on Monday his increasing bullishness on the pace of vaccinations after signing an executive...

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492 infected with coronavirus; 513 recover.

Kuwait Health Ministry listed 492 coronavirus (COVID- 19) cases in addition to two deaths in the past 24 hours, raising the caseload of contamination with the virus to 161,777 and the fatalities’ toll to 954.The ministry, in a statement on Monday, added that number of people who are receiving treatment...

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India offers Covid-19 vaccination to diplomats of foreign missions, families.

The Indian government has offered Covid-19 vaccination to diplomats of foreign missions and their family members as a “gesture of goodwill and solidarity”, people familiar with developments said on Monday.A letter sent to foreign missions by the protocol division of the external affairs ministry...

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Kuwait records 384 coronavirus cases.

Kuwait recorded 384 new coronavirus cases without deaths, raising the total number of cases to 161,285, while the total count of mortalities remained at 952, the Ministry of Health said.  

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Vaccines may work less well on Covid-19 variants, UK’s heath minister warns.

The UK’s heath minister warned that coronavirus vaccines may be less effective against new variants of the disease, such as those found in South Africa and Brazil, which justifies stricter border controls.“We don’t know the degree of that,” Matt Hancock said in an interview on Sky News on Sunday,...

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South Africa’s regulatory body approves Serum Institute of India’s vaccine.

South Africa's health regulatory body has granted approval to the world's largest drug manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII) to supply Covid-19 vaccine to the country.Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Friday that the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA) has granted...

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Kuwait records 534 coronavirus cases.

Kuwait listed 534 new coronavirus infections and no virus-related deaths on Saturday taking the total cases up to 160,901 as deaths remain unchanged at 952 respectively, the health ministry said.The number of people hospitalized with the virus currently stands at 6,203, with 50 of them in intensive care...

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PM Modi talks to health workers to dispel fears over vaccines.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought to set at rest fears and misconceptions over the efficacy and safety of Covid-19 vaccines, and sought to dispel the “vaccine hesitancy” that has kept the turnouts low at inoculation centres.In an interaction with health workers in Varanasi, his Lok Sabha...

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533 new Covid-19 cases, one death.

Kuwait’s Ministry of Health (MoH) on Friday announced that 533 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and one person died from the disease over the past 24 hours.The total infections climbed to 160,367 and the mortalities to 952 after registering one death in 24 hours, Spokesman...

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India totally self-reliant in terms of Covid-19 vaccines: PM Modi.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked healthcare workers and vaccinators from his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh for instilling confidence in people regarding India’s vaccination programme by getting the first dose. PM Modi said the healthcare workers have taken a definitive...

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