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Tag Archives: COVID-19 Vaccine

Taj Mahal reopens as India eases pandemic restrictions

Taj Mahal /  Sajjad Hussain/AFP AGRA – The Taj Mahal reopened to visitors Wednesday, as Indian authorities loosened restrictions following an easing in the country s devastating recent coronavirus surge. Infections and deaths soared to record levels in April and May, overwhelming health services in some places and prompting lockdowns and ...

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Over 2.26b covid vaccine shots given worldwide

LONDON – Over 2.26 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have been given worldwide so far, figures compiled by Our World in Data, a tracking website, showed on Thursday. China leads the global count with over 824.86 million jabs, followed by the US with 304.75 million. India has administered 236.86 million ...

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US will boost global vaccine-sharing, Biden announces

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden announced Thursday the U.S. will donate 75% of its unused COVID-19 vaccines to the U.N.-backed COVAX global vaccine sharing program, acting as more Americans have been vaccinated and global inequities have become more glaring. Of the first ...

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Heads of global organizations issue joint call for vaccine equality

Photo Credit: Aleksandra Gigowska/ Shutterstock.com WASHINGTON – World leaders must make a “new commitment” to a more equal distribution of coronavirus vaccines to bring the pandemic under control, the heads of four major global organizations said on Tuesday. Their joint rallying cry comes as concerns rise that vaccine inequality between ...

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U.S. movie theaters remove mask mandate for vaccinated people

 Major U.S. retailers drop mask requirements for fully vaccinated shoppers, effectively moving to a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new masking guidelines. (AP) LOS ANGELES – Masks are no longer required at the three main movie theater chains in the United States for people who ...

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EU Signs Contract with Pfizer for 1.8B Vaccine

FILE – Health workers prepare doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center in Naples, Italy, Jan. 8, 2021. Photo – Reuters LONDON – The European Union Thursday announced it has signed a third contract with Pfizer-BioNTech for an additional 1.8 billion doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, running ...

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Sonakshi Sinha gets her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

BOLLYWOOD actress Sonakshi Sinha on Monday received the dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. The actress took to her social media and updated her fans about the same. Sonakshi shared a photograph on Instagram where she is seen getting the jab on her left arm. “#Vaccine manjhe #Victory!!!” Sonakshi captioned the ...

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Preity Zinta Receives 2nd Jab Of COVID-19 Vaccine

AFP Photo Bollywood Star Preity Zinta received her second jab of COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday. Taking to Instagram, the actress shared her picture with her millions of fans in which she could be seen getting 2nd jab of Coronavirus vaccine. Preity wrote: “I took my covid shots and I am ...

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