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HEALTH

New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging COVID-19 quarantine deaths

Wearing a yellow turban and white overalls, Jitender Singh Shunty and three of his coworkers carefully pulled the body of a 57-year-old COVID-19 victim...

Oxford vaccine can be 90pc effective, results show

AstraZeneca said today its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90 per cent effective without any serious side effects. The vaccine developed by...

UK will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas, says Matt Hancock

Britain will seek to start administering a Covid-19 vaccine before Christmas with the bulk of the rollout at the start of the new year,...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective, results show

AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, the latest drugmaker to unveil positive...

India exploring modalities of emergency authorisation of COVID-19 vaccine

The Indian government is exploring the modalities of emergency authorisation and usage of anti-coronavirus vaccines pending completion of phase-three clinical trial and regular licensure. The...

Superspreader events key driver in Covid-19 pandemic

At churches, on cruise ships and even in the White House, superspreading events that can sicken dozens, even hundreds, of people have illustrated the...

India could get access to AstraZeneca vaccine by January, local manufacturer says

The head of an Indian company contracted to make AstraZeneca Plc's COVID vaccine said it could deliver it to health care workers and elderly...

India’s coronavirus cases pass nine million as Delhi struggles

India's coronavirus caseload passed nine million on Friday, as hospitals in the capital New Delhi came under increasing pressure and graveyards began to fill...

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine deliveries could start ‘before Christmas’

Pfizer Inc and BioNTech could secure emergency US and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final trial results showed it had...

US Covid death toll passes 250,000

More than a quarter million people have died from Covid-19 in the United States, the Johns Hopkins University tally recorded Wednesday, marking a bleak...