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COVID vaccines

Another 90 cases of Omicron variant identified in UK

Dec 7, 2021
A further 90 cases of the new Omicron COVID variant have been reported in Britain, taking the total to 336, British health authorities confirmed Monday.

Nepal has stock 20 million COVID vaccine doses: Health Minister

Dec 5, 2021
Minister of Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada has said Nepal has a stock of 20 million doses of COVID vaccines and asked all who received the second dose of vaccine to receive the third dose as well.

WHO seeking "pandemic treaty" amid Omicron concerns

Nov 30, 2021
A special session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) kicked off here on Monday amid growing concerns over the latest Omicron coronavirus variant, where the participants aim to negotiate a new "pandemic treaty."

SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.1.529 named 'Omicron': WHO

Nov 27, 2021
The World Health Organization (WHO) classified on Friday the latest variant B.1.1.529 of SARS-CoV-2, which was first reported from South Africa, as a "Variant of Concern" (VOC), and asked countries to enhance surveillance and sequencing efforts.

People don't have to stand in queue for vaccines: Minister Khatiwada

Nov 18, 2021
'People don't have to stand in the queue to get COVID vaccines,' said Minister for Health and Population, Birodh Khatiwada.

Japan to reduce interval between 2nd, 3rd doses of COVID-19 vaccine to 6 months: Reports

Nov 15, 2021
The Japanese government intends to shorten the minimum interval between administering the second and the third doses of COVID-19 vaccine to six months, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported on Monday, citing sources

Russia-developed COVID-19 drug to start production in December- Firm to Sputnik

Nov 13, 2021
The production of the Favipiravir antiviral drug that will be used in COVID-19 vaccines will commence in December, the press service of the Russian pharmaceutical company Promomed told Sputnik.

Health Ministry working to procure Pfizer vaccines

Nov 4, 2021
The Ministry of Health and Population has said it has forwarded the process for procurement of six million doses of Pfizer vaccines targeting the adolescent population.

China donates 1.6m COVID vaccines

Nov 3, 2021
China has handed over 1.6 million doses of COVID vaccines to Nepal today.

Russian COVID spike persists, setting new death record

Oct 23, 2021
Russia is reporting a record-high number of coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths as the country approaches a week of nonworking days aimed at stemming the sharp surge in cases.




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