Boris Johnson has hailed the UK's AstraZeneca Covid jab as a "great vaccine" during a meeting with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, who has previously shared vaccine-sceptic views.
The prime minister urged people to get the jab, saying "I've had it twice", prompting his Brazilian counterpart to laugh as he wagged his finger, and responded "not yet" through an interpreter. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
US President Joe Biden urged Afghanistan’s leaders to fight for their homeland; Today, Lok Sabha was adjourned indefinitely today, bringing an end to the tumultuous Monsoon session of Parliament; Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu broke down today in the house while reading out a statement; A study on mixing Covishield and Covaxin, the two main vaccines used in India's COVID-19 vaccination programme, has been given the go-ahead by DCGI.
#Afghnaistan #JoeBiden #MonsoonSession
According to a study by the Indian Council of Medical Research, mixing and matching of the Covid-19 vaccines available in India that are Covaxin and Covishield have shown better results in building immunity against the virus.
#ICMR #CovidVaccines #VaccineCocktail
Top political leaders today expressed anguish over the allegedrape and murderof a nine-year-old Dalit girl in the Delhi Cantonment area on Sunday. The government has said today that the pandemic is still raging in the country and eight states have shown a rise in the R-factor, calling it a significant problem. The monthly production capacity of Covishield is projected to be increased to more than 120 million doses and of Covaxin to around 58 million doses by December, the government told Rajya Sabha today, citing information from the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers. The United Arab Emirates will lift a ban on transit passenger traffic from India, Pakistan, Nigeria and other countries from August 5, the country's National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority said on Tuesday.
#Covid19 #Coronavirus #DalitGirlRape
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the UK wants the world vaccinated against Covid-19 by 2022.Britain is donating nine million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to countries including Indonesia, Jamaica and Kenya, the first shots the UK has sent to developing nations during the pandemic. Mr Raab says shipments will begin this week of five million doses to the UN-backed Covax vaccine distribution programme and four million more directly to countries, including Thailand, Vietnam and several Caribbean nations.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:52Published
Once you get the COVID-19 vaccine, be it Covishield, Covaxin or Sputnik, the next step is to head to the CoWIN portal and download the vaccine certificate. This... BGR India Also reported by •IndiaTimes