Dr. Leana Wen discusses the CDC’s updated guidance that recommends fully-vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with “substantial” and “high” transmission of Covid-19, saying that it is mostly the right policy, but criticizing its communication.
As of 9am on Wednesday, there had been a further 27,734 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK, the Government said – the first time cases have increased in a week.A further 91 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 129,430.Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 154,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
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A video of Russian military cadets singing Mohammed Rafi’s hit song Aye Watan has gone viral on digital media. In the clip, Russian cadets lip-sync the lyrics at an event in Moscow.
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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli shared a post on his Instagram informing that 10% of the Indian athletes taking part in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics are from Lovely Professional University in Punjab.
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2 people died as a residential colony flooded after torrential rains hit Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad Tuesday night. A cloudburst caused heavy rainfall leading to urban flooding in several areas in Islamabad.
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A cloudburst hit the upper reaches of mount Amarnath in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday triggering a flashflood near the holy Amarnath cave.No casualties were reported as there were no pilgrims around at this time.
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Award winning paper mache artist Maqbool Jan has painstakingly created a tapestry which details Srinagar in all its glory. He wants this map to be displayed in Parliament.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the government over the Pegasus spyware row, calling the current situation more serious than the Emergency.
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Noted journalist and anti-corruption activist, Vineet Narain said that the Bengal Governor should resign on moral grounds; India has the highest fuel rates among its neighbouring nations and the prices are likely to climb further as global oil rates consolidate; Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is reported to be around 90% effective against the Delta variant; Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut Uddhav Thackeray still shares a very strong bond with the PM that is separate from politics.
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A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped the service charge of vaccines administered by private hospitals at Rs 150, the Centre on Tuesday fixed the maximum price for Covid vaccines to be given by private players. Under the new circular, the price of Covishield has been fixed at Rs 780, Covaxin at Rs 1,410, and Sputnik V at Rs 1,145.
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The highly contagious delta variant is fueling an aggressive third wave of coronavirus infections across South Africa. The country's death toll has climbed to more than 67,000. DW's Christine Mhundwa reports from Johannesburg.
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More than half of all adults in Spain are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but hospital admissions are slowly rising all the same. As in many other European countries, mainly young, unvaccinated people are getting infected. DW's Jan-Philipp Scholz reports from the city of Valencia.
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European countries see a surge in covid19 cases, and governments want to implement new strategies to get people vaccinated, with varying approaches and levels of success, as DW’s correspondent Emmanuelle Chaze explains.
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Most EU countries are on track to reach their goal of vaccinating around 70% of their population by the end of the summer, but Bulgaria is nowhere near that target. DW correspondent Barbara Wesel went to find out why Bulgaria has the lowest vaccination rate in the bloc.
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The horrors witnessed by health workers during the peak of Spain's coronavirus crisis have left deep mental scars. Many are now in therapy, while others have left their jobs altogether. DW's Nicole Ris spoke to some of those living with the traumatic aftermath.
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Last Friday, a 30-year-old Pakistani woman named Sahar Qaisar was denied the Covid-19 vaccine at the Medica Superspeciality Hospital in Kolkata. Yesterday, she finally got jabbed by a dose of Sputnik V..
Indian drugmaker Zydus Cadila said on Thursday it has applied to the country's drug regulator for emergency use approval of its COVID-19 vaccine ZyCov-D. An approval for Zydus' vaccine, would make it..