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European Medicines Agency Approves Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 12-17

Jul 24, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The EU drug regulator said research in more than 3,700 children aged 12 to 17 showed that the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine produced a comparable antibody response.

Not Received Marketing Authorisation Application For Covishield: EU Medical Body

Jul 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

While Covishield has an emergency use listing from the WHO, it is yet to receive a similar approval from the European Union.

After Hiccups, Nine European Nations Accept India’s Covishield For Travel: Sources

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday took up the issue of inclusion of Covishield in the EU digital Covid certificate scheme during a meeting with the High Representative of the European Union.

EU: Moderna Seeks Permission To Administer Covid Vaccine To Adolescents

Jun 07, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

If authorized, it would be the second Covid-19 vaccine for children to be cleared in the European Union

Covid Crisis: EU, UK And Germany Extend A Helping Hand After India’s Request

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said the EU stands in 'full solidarity' with the people of India.

11 April, 2021

Here’s How The Covid-19 Vaccine Has Fractured The European Union

Associated Press (AP)

Lofty hopes that the crisis would encourage a new and tighter bloc to face a common challenge have given way to the reality of division, where each member is busy tackling the other

06 February, 2021

EU Move To Revise Pesticide Rules, But No Ban On Exports Yet

Outlook Web Bureau

The European Union will revise its laws dealing with pesticides, in a move to promote sustainability

30 January, 2021

New Coronavirus Strain: France To Close Its Borders To Arrivals From Outside EU

Associated Press (AP)

All those arriving from other EU countries will be required to produce a negative virus test, says French PM Jean Castex

17 January, 2021

Fearing They Will Be Implanted With Microchips, Many In Serbia, Bosnia Shun Covid-19 Vaccines

Associated Press (AP)

Only about 200,000 people applied for the vaccine in Serbia, a country of 7 million, in the days after authorities opened the procedure.

16 January, 2021

Hackers Steal, ‘Manipulate’ And Leak European Union’s Covid-19 Vaccine Data

Associated Press (AP)

An ongoing investigation into the cyberattack showed that hackers obtained emails and documents related to the evaluation of experimental coronavirus vaccines, EU officials said

12 January, 2021

EU: Oxford University’s Covid-19 Vaccine May Receive Emergency Approval By January 29

Associated Press (AP)

The European Medicines Agency has already approved Pfizer and Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines

06 January, 2021

EU: Top Medicines Agency Approves Moderna's Covid-19 Vaccine, Roll Out To Begin Soon

Associated Press (AP)

The European Union has ordered 80 million doses of the Moderna vaccine so far.

05 January, 2021

Will Make Efforts To Strengthen And Save Iran Nuclear Deal: European Union

Associated Press (AP)

The statement comes in the backdrop of Iran declaring that it will increase Uranium levels at its Fordo nuclear facility by up to 20 percent

27 December, 2020

EU Begins Covid-19 Vaccination Drive, Medical Workers, Elderly Citizens Prioritised

Associated Press (AP)

The first shipments of the vaccine developed Pfizer were limited to just under 10,000 doses in most EU countries, with mass vaccination scheduled to begin only in January

26 December, 2020

EU, UK Unveil Vast Trade Agreement Set To Enter Force On Jan 1

Associated Press (AP)

EU envoys are expected to meet on Monday to discuss the document, drawn up over nine intense months of talks.

24 December, 2020

UK And EU Shake Hands On Post-Brexit Trade Deal

Associated Press (AP)

The breakthrough came Thursday with just over a week to go until the UK's split is completed.

16 September, 2020

Digital Banking Will Be The Future Of Banking Post Corona Pandemic

Srivatsa Subbanna

Customers now expect banks to maximize digital interactions and come up with digital alternatives for their day-to-day banking needs as they are now more open to trying out a new app than they were before the COVID-19 pandemic.

01 July, 2020

EU Reopens Borders To 14 Nations But Not To US Tourists Amid Covid-19 Spread


The list is to be updated every 14 days, with new countries being added or dropped off depending on whether they are keeping the pandemic under control.

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Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

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A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

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Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

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Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

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