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Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

Emmanuel Macron orders COVID-19 lockdown across all of France, closes schools

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday ordered France into its third national lockdown and said schools would close for three weeks as he sought to push back a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to overwhelm hospitals. With the death toll nearing 100,000, intensive care units in the hardest-hit regions at …

China Feb exports post record surge from Covid-19-depressed 2020 levels

China Feb exports post record surge from Covid-19-depressed 2020 levels

By Administrator_India Capital Sands China’s February exports grew at a record pace from a year earlier when COVID-19 battered the world’s second-biggest economy, customs data showed on Sunday, while imports rose less sharply. Exports in dollar terms skyrocketed 154.9% in February compared with a year earlier, while imports gained 17.3%, the most since October 2018. …

Serum Institute to export Covid-19 vaccine to 25-30 countries on Tuesday

Serum Institute to export Covid-19 vaccine to 25-30 countries on Tuesday

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The first shipment of AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccines by Serum Institute of India (SII) will leave for 25-30 countries under the Covax arrangement by Tuesday, said a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official. Speaking at a webinar on Monday, Soumya Swaminathan, chief scientist at WHO, said, “By tomorrow (Tuesday), the first shipments from India would …

Oxford University to test COVID-19 vaccine response among children for first time

India see record day high of 152,879 new COVID-19 infections

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The University of Oxford has launched a study to assess the safety and immune response of the COVID-19 vaccine it has developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children for the first time, it said on Saturday. The new mid-stage trial will determine whether the vaccine is effective on people between the ages …

Covid-19 vaccination: 81% of targeted beneficiaries get the jab in Odisha

Covid-19 vaccination: 81% of targeted beneficiaries get the jab in Odisha

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Around 81 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries on Saturday turned out at designated centres across Odisha to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as the state government rolled out the inoculation drive, an official said. The exercise began at about 11 am, immediately after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the programme in …

New coronavirus variant found in UK is not out of control yet: WHO

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The new coronavirus variant found in UK is not out of control yet, said the World Health Organization. “We have had a much higher (contamination rate) at different points in this pandemic and we’ve got it under control,” WHO’s emergencies chief Michael Ryan told a press conference. “So this situation is not in …

Total COVID-19 Cases In India Reach 96.08 Lakh, Death Toll At 1.39 Lakh

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Coronavirus News LIVE: Today is the 257th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 9,608,211 confirmed COVID- 19 cases, including 139,700 deaths. A total of 9,058,822 people have recuperated from COVID-19 till 8 am on December 5, as per data …

Coronavirus claims 1.5 million lives globally with 10,000 dying each day

US tops 21 million COVID-19 cases with record hospitalizations as states ramp up vaccinations

By Administrator_India Capital Sands NEW YORK: Over 1.5 million people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 with one death reported every nine seconds on a weekly average, as vaccinations are set to begin in December in a handful of developed nations. Half a million deaths occurred in just the last two months, indicating that …

Moderna vaccine 100% effective in severe cases; to seek US, EU approval

Moderna vaccine 100% effective in severe cases; to seek US, EU approval

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Moderna Inc plans to request clearance for its coronavirus vaccine in the United States and Europe on Monday, after a new analysis showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing Covid-19, with no serious safety problems. The primary analysis, which included 196 cases, found the vaccine was 94.1 per cent effective, in …

Pfizer files for covid-19 vaccine approval

Pfizer files for covid-19 vaccine approval

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Pfizer Inc applied to U.S. health regulators on Friday for emergency use authorization (EUA) of its COVID-19 vaccine, the first such application in a major step toward providing protection against the new coronavirus. The application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) comes just days after Pfizer and German partner BioNTech …