People throng markets near Hyderabad's Charminar area ahead of Eid tomorrow, flouting the social distancing norms. A 10-day lockdown is in place in Telangana to contain the spread of COVID19 cases.
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The Maharashtra government today extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state till June 1st to break the chain of COVID-19. The measures will be in place till 7 am on June 1. Maharashtra is among the states that account for 82.51 per cent of the total active cases, according to the Health Ministry.
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The Maharashtra government today extended the lockdown-like restrictions in the state to control the coronavirus outbreak till June 1. The gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine can be increased to 12-16 weeks, a government panel recommended. A meeting of the ICMR COVID19 National Task Force will be held tomorrow and a decision on the inappropriate use of convalescent plasma will be taken. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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U.S. states are set to begin using the vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech to inoculate young adolescents against COVID-19 after advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) backed the plan in a unanimous vote on Wednesday. Freddie Joyner has more.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday threw his support behind waiving intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, bowing to mounting pressure from Democratic lawmakers and more than 100 other countries, but angering pharmaceutical companies. Jonah Green has more.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for young adults age 12 and older by next week, according to a federal official and a person familiar with the..