Novavax seeks WHO approval for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine

Novavax seeks WHO approval for emergency listing of COVID-19 vaccine By Manas Mishra and Carl O’Donnell Reuters Posted September 23, 2021 12:14 pm 1:59 Montreal facility to produce Novavax vaccine in the fight against COVID-19 WATCH ABOVE: Montreal facility to produce Novavax vaccine in the fight against COVID-19 – Feb 2, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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Indian javelin thrower makes history with country’s 1st Olympic gold in athletics

Indian javelin thrower makes history with country’s 1st Olympic gold in athletics By Amy Tennery Reuters Posted August 7, 2021 10:02 am View image in full screen Neeraj Chopra, of India, competes in the men's javelin throw final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, in Tokyo. AP Photo/Matthias Schrader comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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Indonesia faces oxygen shortage as hospitals buckle from surge in COVID-19 cases

Indonesia faces oxygen shortage as hospitals buckle from surge in COVID-19 cases By Niniek Karmini The Associated Press Posted July 10, 2021 12:35 am 2:09 The race between COVID-19 vaccines and variants WATCH: The race between COVID-19 vaccines and variants comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item…

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‘Delta plus’: India declares new COVID-19 variant to be of concern

‘Delta plus’: India declares new COVID-19 variant to be of concern By Staff Reuters Posted June 22, 2021 2:52 pm 0:54 Delta COVID-19 variant becoming globally dominant: WHO WATCH: Delta COVID-19 variant becoming globally dominant, says WHO comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share this item on Twitter email…

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Head of ‘world’s largest family’ dies, leaving behind 39 wives and 94 children

Head of ‘world’s largest family’ dies, leaving behind 39 wives and 94 children By Alasdair Pal and Adnan Abidi Reuters Posted June 14, 2021 12:13 pm View image in full screen Mr Ziona, 67, poses for a photograph with his children on January 31, 2011 in Baktawang, Mizoram, India. Richard Grange/Barcroft India/Getty Images comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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11 killed after building collapses in Mumbai following heavy monsoon rains

11 killed after building collapses in Mumbai following heavy monsoon rains By Staff The Associated Press Posted June 10, 2021 2:41 am View image in full screen Rescuers clear the debris to find any residents possibly still trapped after a three-story dilapidated building collapsed following heavy monsoon rains n Mumbai, India, Thursday, June 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool). comments Leave…

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Sri Lanka races to avoid environmental disaster after chemical container ship sinks

Sri Lanka races to avoid environmental disaster after chemical container ship sinks By Bharatha Mallawarachi The Associated Press Posted June 3, 2021 2:53 am View image in full screen June 1, 2021, Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Army personnel remove debris on the beach at Moratuwa, near Colombo. Debris had been washed ashore throughout the past week from…

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U.K. changes its vaccine strategy to combat COVID-19 Delta variant. Should Canada follow?

U.K. changes its vaccine strategy to combat COVID-19 Delta variant. Should Canada follow? By Emerald Bensadoun Global News Posted June 2, 2021 7:03 pm     Updated June 2, 2021 9:11 pm 1:43 Could ‘Delta’ variant put pause on provincial reopening plans? WATCH: Could ‘Delta’ variant put pause on provincial reopening plans? comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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COVID-19 variants given new names using Greek alphabet, WHO says

COVID-19 variants given new names using Greek alphabet, WHO says By Emma Farge Reuters Posted June 1, 2021 6:59 am     Updated June 1, 2021 7:00 am 5:54 How likely is a universal vaccine to combat all variants? Doctor answers your COVID-19 questions WATCH: How likely is a universal vaccine to combat all variants? Doctor answers your COVID-19 questions…

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Vietnam seeks to contribute to COVAX through domestic COVID-19 vaccine production

Vietnam seeks to contribute to COVAX through domestic COVID-19 vaccine production By Staff Reuters Posted June 1, 2021 12:31 am 0:59 ‘Scandalous inequity:’WHO urges rich countries to get more vaccines for poorer countries WATCH: ‘Scandalous inequity:’WHO urges rich countries to get more vaccines for poorer countries – May 24, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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Vietnam detects new COVID-19 variant, hybrid of India, U.K. strains

Vietnam detects new COVID-19 variant, hybrid of India, U.K. strains By Hau Dinh The Associated Press Posted May 29, 2021 11:26 am 0:29 Dr. Brown calls variants of concern the COVID-19 pandemic ‘wild card’ WATCH: Dr. Brown calls variants of concern the COVID-19 pandemic ‘wild card’ – May 20, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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Europe sees dramatic fall in COVID-19 cases in time for summer

Europe sees dramatic fall in COVID-19 cases in time for summer By NICOLE WINFIELD, FRANK JORDANS and COLLEEN BARRY The Associated Press Posted May 29, 2021 7:22 am 2:05 Europe to reopen borders to fully vaccinated tourists WATCH: Europe to reopen borders to fully vaccinated tourists – May 19, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook…

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U.K. brings in Johnson & Johnson vaccine as variant concerns rise

U.K. brings in Johnson & Johnson vaccine as variant concerns rise By Pan Pylas The Associated Press Posted May 28, 2021 10:22 am 1:48 U.K.’s full reopening plan could be jeopardized by B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variant, health minister says WATCH: U.K.’s full reopening plan could be jeopardized by B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variant, health minister says comments Leave a comment facebook Share this…

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U.K.’s full reopening plan could be jeopardized by spread of B.1.617.2 variant

U.K.’s full reopening plan could be jeopardized by spread of B.1.617.2 variant By William James and Paul Sandle Reuters Posted May 27, 2021 7:33 am     Updated May 27, 2021 8:18 am 1:48 U.K.’s full reopening plan could be jeopardized by B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variant, health minister says WATCH: U.K.’s full reopening plan could be jeopardized by B.1.617.2 COVID-19 variant,…

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Australia locks down 2nd most populous state over ‘highly infectious’ COVID-19 outbreak

Australia locks down 2nd most populous state over ‘highly infectious’ COVID-19 outbreak By Renju Jose Reuters Posted May 27, 2021 2:06 am 2:06 No mandatory test, no quarantine, no problem: Australia, NZ celebrate COVID success WATCH: No mandatory test, no quarantine, no problem: Australia, NZ celebrate COVID success – Apr 6, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item…

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COVID-19 vaccine inequality in India causing millions to fall through gaps

COVID-19 vaccine inequality in India causing millions to fall through gaps By Neha Mehrotra And Sheikh Saaliq The Associated Press Posted May 26, 2021 7:29 am     Updated May 26, 2021 7:30 am 1:38 Indian villagers turn to unlicensed clinics as COVID-19 spreads to countryside WATCH: Indian villagers turn to unlicensed clinics as COVID-19 spreads to countryside. comments Leave…

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Here’s how countries are preparing to reopen borders that were shut by COVID-19

Here’s how countries are preparing to reopen borders that were shut by COVID-19 By David Koenig and Menelaos Hadjicostis The Associated Press Posted May 26, 2021 3:05 am 2:05 Europe to reopen borders to fully vaccinated tourists WATCH: Europe to reopen borders to fully vaccinated tourists comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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Colombia government, opponents reach ‘pre-agreements’ in bid to end weeks-long protests

Colombia government, opponents reach ‘pre-agreements’ in bid to end weeks-long protests By Oliver Griffin and Julia Symmes Cobb Reuters Posted May 25, 2021 12:31 am WATCH: Colombia protests enter 3rd week as President Duque urges rejection of violence – May 13, 2021 comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item via WhatsApp twitter Share…

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Vancouver’s ‘sneaky artist’ uses his talent to raise money for India’s battle against COVID

Vancouver’s ‘sneaky artist’ uses his talent to raise money for India’s battle against COVID By Jay Durant Global News Posted May 24, 2021 8:47 pm     Updated May 24, 2021 9:05 pm 1:37 Vancouver sneaky artist sketches ‘100 Faces for India’ As India's COVID-19 death toll surpasses 300,000, a Vancouver man is drawing on his sketching skills to raise…

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‘Scandalous inequity’: WHO says 75% of vaccines given out in just 10 countries

‘Scandalous inequity’: WHO says 75% of vaccines given out in just 10 countries By Stephanie Nebehay Reuters Posted May 24, 2021 7:40 am     Updated May 24, 2021 9:16 am 0:59 ‘Scandalous inequity:’WHO urges rich countries to get more vaccines for poorer countries WATCH: The COVID-19 pandemic is being perpetuated by a "scandalous inequity" in vaccine distribution, the head…

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India’s COVID-19 death toll passes 300,000, 3rd highest in world

India’s COVID-19 death toll passes 300,000, 3rd highest in world By Sheikh Saaliq The Associated Press Posted May 24, 2021 7:28 am 1:38 Indian villagers turn to unlicensed clinics as COVID-19 spreads to countryside WATCH: Indian villagers turn to unlicensed clinics as COVID-19 spreads to countryside comments Leave a comment facebook Share this item on Facebook whatsapp Share this item…

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