New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): A day after Serum Institute of India (SII) Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla asserted that its "soon to be widely available COVID-19 vaccine will offer protection up to 90 per cent in one type of dosage regime", Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Director-General (D-G) Shekhar C Mande on Tuesday said that they would wait for the final peer-review of the vaccine candidate.
London [UK], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): The coronavirus infection rate in the United Kingdom have been on a decline since November 19, with the country confirming 11,299 new cases over the past 24 hours, down from over 15,000 confirmed a day before, the Health Ministry's data showed on Tuesday.
New York [US], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Months after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an offer to provide free Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines to all the United Nations staff worldwide, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric on Tuesday said they are still holding discussions and looking at the relevant data.
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): Keeping in view that the supply of the COVID-19 vaccine is not affected and it remains available to the public, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday directed the National Institute of Biologicals (NIB), Noida, to perform the function of Central Drugs Laboratory as an additional facility for testing the COVID-19 vaccine.
Washington [US], November 25 (ANI): US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) made an appearance in the White House briefing room to congratulate his administration and the public for the Dow Jones Industrial Average index crossing a historic 30,000 point level for the first time and for the development on the coronavirus vaccine front.
Juventus will look to seal their place in UEFA Champions League knockouts when they host Ferencvaros in their fourth match of Group G on Tuesday. Juventus are currently second in the group and a win will secure their place in the UCL round of 16 while also keeping them in contention to top the group ahead of Barcelona.
Washington [US], November 24 (ANI): A study of faculty in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) found that individuals with children younger than six years worked significantly fewer hours after the Covid-19 pandemic.
St John's [Antigua], November 24 (ANI): Cricket West Indies (CWI) on Tuesday confirmed that it will send a two-member inspection team to Bangladesh this week to conduct a detailed assessment ahead of the scheduled ICC Future Tours Programme (FTP) tour in January next year.
New Delhi [India], November 24 (ANI): India reported 37,975 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the number of cases so far to 91,77,841, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 24 (ANI): As many as six employees of the Punjab Raj Bhavan, including Principal Secretary to the Governor, have tested positive for Covid-19, the Raj Bhavan said on Tuesday.