Australia to offer COVID-19 shots to children aged 5-11 from JanuaryBy TRN Online
Australia will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5 to 11 from Jan. 10, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, after the rollout cleared final regulatory hurdles.
Govt. to vaccinate 12-18 years children in 57 districts from December 19By Mahima Devkota
The Government is going to administer the Moderna vaccine to children between 12 and 18 years from December 19 in 57 districts across the country.
Nearly 1.5 million doses of Moderna vaccines arrive in KathmanduBy TRN Online
Dr. Badebabu Thapa, senior pharmacy officer at the supply section of the Department of Health Services, informed that a total of 1.4 million and 97 thousand vaccines of Moderna has arrived in Kathmandu today afternoon.
COVID-19 update: 197 new infections, 329 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 8,018 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 197 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Govt. vaccinating people above 18 years in Kathmandu valleyBy TRN Online
According to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the first dose is scheduled to be given to people above 18 years and pregnant women above three months. Covishield, Vero Cell, and Astra Zeneca vaccine are being given to the denizens.
1.4 million doses of Moderna vaccine arriving todayBy RSS
More than 1.4 million doses of Moderna vaccine against coronavirus are arriving today.
Pollution in Delhi homes worse than outdoors - studyBy BBC
India's capital Delhi has alarmingly high levels of indoor air pollution, new research has found. The study found that the levels of PM2.5, the lung-damaging tiny particles in the air, indoors were "substantially higher" than those found on the nearest outdoor government monitors.
MoHP reports 255 new cases of COVID-19 in last 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 9,168 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 255 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed Dr. Samir Kumar Adhikari, spokesperson at the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in the regular press briefing.
Kathmandu hospitals prepare to fight new variant of COVID-19By TRN Online
While the cases of the new variant are being seen in the USA, UK, India, and other European countries, the government is mulling over preventive measures to prevent the spread. The COVID-19 hospitals within the Kathmandu Valley have already opted for high alertness.
World's top Covid vaccine maker halves productionBy BBC
The world's largest vaccine maker will halve the production of its Covid-19 vaccine because it has no fresh orders, its top-ranking executive has said.
Vaccines should work against Omicron, WHO saysBy BBC
Existing vaccines should still protect people who contract the Omicron variant from severe Covid cases, a World Health Organization (WHO) official says.
New data shows GSK-Vir drug works against all Omicron mutationsBy TRN Online
British drugmaker GSK (GSK.L) said on Tuesday its antibody-based COVID-19 therapy with U.S. partner Vir Biotechnology (VIR.O) is effective against all mutations of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, citing new data from early-stage studies.
High alert against Omicron adopted at bordering areas of RupandehiBy RSS
High alert has been adopted at bordering areas of Rupandehi to stem the infection of 'omicron', a new variant of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
COVID-19 update: 272 new infections, 304 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 9,386 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 272 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.
Mixing Pfizer, AstraZ COVID-19 shots with Moderna gives better immune response -UK studyBy TRN Online
A major British study into mixing COVID-19 vaccines has found that people had a better immune response when they received the first dose of AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech shots followed by Moderna nine weeks later, according to the results on Monday.
Omicron v. delta: Battle of coronavirus mutants is criticalBy TRN Online
As the omicron coronavirus variant spreads in southern Africa and pops up in countries all around the world, scientists are anxiously watching a battle play out that could determine the future of the pandemic. Can the latest competitor to the world-dominating delta overthrow it?
KAHS to launch MBBS courseBy TRN Online
Registrar Nripendra Mahat informed that the course would be formally launched by President Bidya Devi Bhandari on December 12 in the presence of Minister for Health and Population Birodh Khatiwada, Minister for Education, Science and Technology Devendra Paudel, and other government officials.
High alertness adopted with detection of Omicron variant in NepalBy RSS
The Ministry has requested all to follow all the health protocols (appropriate use of mask, maintain social distancing, washing hands) and to participate in vaccination campaign to be protected from Omicron as like other variants of COVID-19.
Omicron spreads in India, full vaccination in focusBy TRN Online
Cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant have risen to 21 in India over the weekend and people must step up for vaccination, officials said on Monday.
COVID-19 update: 238 new infections, 357 recoveries in 24 hoursBy TRN Online
In 7,114 Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests done in the past 24 hours, a total of 238 persons were found infected with SARS-CoV-2, informed the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) in its regular update.