Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine

Active COVID-19 Cases Lowest In 186 Days In India

Sep 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The active cases in the country stand at 3,01,989 while 383 deaths have been reported.

Japan Passes 50 Per Cent Vaccination Rate, May Ease Limits In November

Sep 12, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura, who is in charge of COVID-19 measures, told NHK public television's weekly talk show Sunday that about 60 per cent of the population is expected to be fully vaccinated by the end of September, on par with current levels in Europe.

India Logs 46,759 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 509 Fatalities Reported

The number of active cases has now increased to 3,59,775 which comprises 1.10 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.56 per cent, the ministry said.

WHO Africa: COVID-19 Booster Shots Make 'Mockery' Of Equity

Aug 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

U.S. health officials on Wednesday announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans amid the surging delta variant and signs that vaccines' effectiveness is slipping.

US Approves Booster Shots To Tackle Decline In Vaccine Efficacy

The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top authorities, calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.

13 August, 2021

‘It May Start Blame Game’: Serum Institute’s Cyrus Poonawalla Against Mixing Covid Vaccines

Outlook Web Bureau

The efficacy of this approach has not been proven in field trials involving thousands of participants, Cyrus Poonawalla said

11 August, 2021

India Logs 38,353 New Covid-19 Cases, Active Cases Lowest In 140 days

Outlook Web Desk

The active cases comprise 1.21 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate stands 97.45 per cent, the ministry said.

10 August, 2021

Why Is It Necessary To Print Photo Of PM Modi On Covid Vaccination Certificate? Know It From Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

'Given the context of the pandemic, its evolving nature and the fact that following of Covid-appropriate behaviours has emerged as one of the most critical measures for preventing the spread of disease'

06 August, 2021

China Pledges 2 Billion Vaccines Globally Through Year's End

Associated Press (AP)

President Xi Jinping, who made the announcement, also promised to donate USD100 million to COVAX, the program that aims to distribute vaccines to low- and middle-income countries.

03 August, 2021

World Breastfeeding Week, 2021: “Protect Breastfeeding: A Shared Responsibility”

Dr. Mansi Shah

One of the major questions that has been coming up is whether new mothers who are breastfeeding their babies can get the Covid-19 vaccine, and what impact it can have on the lactation process

28 July, 2021

Covid Tally: India Logs 43,654 New Cases, 640 Deaths In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Desk

After logging in less than 30k cases for the first time in three months, India recorded a spike in daily cases once again on Wednesday, taking total cases in India to 3,14,84,605.

27 July, 2021

Made In India Sputnik V Covid Vaccines Will Be Available From September: Dr Reddy’s

Outlook Web Bureau

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), which launched the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, has a tie up with Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to sell the vaccines in India

24 July, 2021

Rajasthan Govt Forms Ministerial Committee To Reconsider Reopening Of Schools

Tabeenah Anjum

After making the announcement of the reopening of schools from August 02, the Rajasthan government has put the decision on hold for now.

23 July, 2021

Bharat Biotech Ends Covaxin Deal With Brazil’s Precisa

Outlook Web Bureau

Bharat Biotech, the maker of Covaxin, announced its decision to terminate deal with Precisa on Friday without stating any reason.

23 July, 2021

India Records 35,342 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, 483 Fatalities Recorded In 24 Hours

Outlook Web Desk

16,68,561 tests to detect the infection were carried out on Thursday, taking the total number of such tests conducted so far in the country to 45,29,39,545.

20 July, 2021

Thousands Of Vaccine Trial Volunteers Suffer As Govt Delays Issuing Certificates

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Over a dozen vaccine trial volunteers for Covaxin and Covishield say they are feeling cheated now as neither the government nor the pharmaceutical companies have lived up to their promises.

20 July, 2021

India Offered 7.5 Million Doses Of Moderna Vaccine Through COVAX: WHO

Outlook Web Desk

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine was granted emergency use authorisation by Indian's drug regulator last month.

15 July, 2021

Fact Check: Will Covid Vaccines Work If I Have A Weak Immune System? Here’s The Truth

Associated Press (AP)

For transplant recipients, researchers are looking at whether an extra dose might make the vaccines more effective.

Photo Gallery

A man carries a girl across the Rio Grande river as migrants, many from Haiti, leave Del Rio, Texas to return to Ciudad Acuna, Mexico, some to avoid possible deportation from the U.S. and others to get supplies.

AP Photo/Fernando Llano

People wearing protective masks are seen on a train that is traveling through Shinjuku district in Tokyo.

AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato

Framed through a cave opening at Ita Pyta Punta or Cape Red Rock, empty boats sit moored on the banks of the Paraguay River, in Asuncion, Paraguay amid a prolonged drought, resulting in low water levels.

AP Photo/Jorge Saenz

White flags that are part of artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg's "In America: Remember," a temporary art installation to commemorate Americans who have died of COVID-19, stand on the National Mall in Washington.

AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Pope Francis gives the thumbs up as he leaves after his weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican.

AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino

Outlook Latest Issue

Subscribe Now
Cover Story

Class Of The Future Has India As Global Education Hub

India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes

Outlook-ICARE India’s Top Universities Rankings 2021

Top 50 State Private Universities

Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.

Top 50 State Private Universities


A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?

Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora
A Patel Over Rupani: A Safer Bet in Gujarat?


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu