india

Drivers get vaccine shots in Coimbatore

The beneficiaries included drivers of autorickshaws, tourist taxis, maxi cabs and private buses. Around 600 drivers in the age group of 18-44 years from Coimbatore were vaccinated against COVID-19 under the initiative by the four Regional Transport Offices within the corporation limits on Tuesday. The vaccination drive, organised by the Central, North, South and West […]

india

CM asks PM for more vaccine doses

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on phone, and requested him to allocate a minimum of 2 lakh doses of vaccine per day to the State. Earlier, Mr. Rao reviewed the vaccination programme and COVID-19 situation in the State with health officials and noted the low allocation of […]

world

Pfizer-BioNTech seek vaccine nod for children in Europe

The company had earlier made the request in U.S. too Pfizer and BioNTech have submitted a request for European Union drug regulators to extend the approval of the companies’ coronavirus vaccine to include children ages 12 to 15, a move that could offer younger and less at-risk populations in Europe access to the shots for […]