India's Covid crisis hits Covax vaccine-sharing scheme

The largest single supplier to the international Covax scheme has made no shipments since March. Source link

Covid: How should I protect myself now?

What are the actions we can take to reduce our risk of catching the virus? Source link

India Covid: Kumbh Mela pilgrims turn into super-spreaders

Mr Nautiyal, who has been collating the health ministry data since the state recorded its first case on 15 March 2020, says Uttarakhand had recorded 557 cases in the week from 14 to 20 March, just as pilgrims had begun arriving. The cases rose rapidly after that, with 38,581 cases recorded between 25 April and… Continue reading India Covid: Kumbh Mela pilgrims turn into super-spreaders

Covid: Increasing confidence jab works against Indian variant

There is “increasing confidence” Covid vaccines are effective against the variant, Matt Hancock says. Source link

Covid: DR Congo in race against time to vaccinate people

In one of Africa’s largest countries, people worry more about security and other diseases than Covid-19. Source link

Covid: Serious failures in WHO and global response, report finds

An independent review calls the international response to the pandemic a “toxic cocktail”. Source link

Covid vaccines: Mixing increases reports of mild side-effects

Researchers are still analysing whether injecting two different vaccines leads to better protection. Source link

Covid: Get the jab plea amid variant hotspot fears

Eligible people in areas where the Indian virus variant is spreading are urged to get vaccinated. Source link

Covid vaccine: Period changes could be a short-term side effect

Stories of genuine experiences shared online have been followed by a wave of anti-vaccine disinformation. Source link

Covid: Indian variant could disrupt 21 June easing, PM says

Second jabs for the over-50s and clinically vulnerable will be given sooner to ease concerns, PM says. Source link