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Coronavirus vaccines offer the world hope – unless you live in Africa | Kenan Malik (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/01/2021 09:15:37

The scandal of how anti-Covid drugs are being distributed should shame the rich countries that are hoarding themSixty million doses of Covid vaccines have been administered worldwide. That’s the good ...

Tears and fears as India’s huge coronavirus vaccine push falters (source — www.thesundaily.my) 24/01/2021 07:01:40

GREATER NOIDA, INDIA: India's huge coronavirus vaccination drive is behind schedule, with a third of recipients not showing up for appointments because of safety fears, technical glitches and a belief...

UK coronavirus daily death toll rises by 1,401 in 162% rise in just two weeks (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 23/01/2021 19:08:14

The tragic figure was announced by the Department of Health as the UK's Covid death toll nears 100,000. Just four countries, the USA, Brazil, Mexico and India, have seen more fatalities due to Covid-1...

UK coronavirus daily death toll rises by 1,348 with 153% rise in just two weeks (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 23/01/2021 19:08:14

The tragic figure was announced by the Department of Health as the UK's Covid death toll nears 100,000. Just four countries, the USA, Brazil, Mexico and India, have seen more fatalities due to Covid-1...

India to begin Covid-19 vaccine exports to Saudi Arabia, Morocco (source — www.khaleejtimes.com) 23/01/2021 10:14:03

Similar assistance to Sri Lanka and Afghanistan is being worked out.

Fake theories Covid vaccine has PORK in and affects fertility may leave half of British Indians reluctant to take it (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 22/01/2021 17:12:41

NEARLY half of British Indians say they may not take the Covid-19 vaccine, a worrying survey has found. Many women wrongly believe it will harm their chances of having a baby, were concerned the jab w...

ADGMIN1: Ministers agree to deepen cooperation with dialogue and development partners (source — www.thesundaily.my) 22/01/2021 17:05:18

KUALA LUMPUR: The ministers at the inaugural Asean Digital Ministers’ Meeting (ADGMIN1) expressed their commitment in looking forward to further deepening cooperation with their Dialogue and Developme...

Covaxin and Covishield: What we know about India's Covid vaccines (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 22/01/2021 09:15:47

As India starts exporting Covid vaccines, here's what we know about Covishield and Covaxin.

Covid: What we know about India's coronavirus vaccines (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 22/01/2021 09:15:47

As India starts exporting Covid vaccines, here's what we know about Covishield and Covaxin.

Brazil awaits vaccine cargo from India amid supply concerns (source — www.independent.co.uk) 22/01/2021 08:00:17

Brazil’s government is eagerly awaiting the Friday arrival of 2 million doses of coronavirus vaccine from India

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death