New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): India dispatched the first consignment of 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to Male in the Maldives on January 20.
Washington [US], January 16 (ANI): Calling for a transparent and thorough investigation into the origin of COVID-19, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Friday said the pandemic was avoidable adding that Beijing did not reveal vital information about the virus, which would have helped scientists to save the world from the disease.
Wuhan [China], January 15 (ANI): One member of World Health Organization (WHO) task force, who has tested COVID-19 positive, will not be allowed to enter the country, said the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday.
As per the official data, out of the total 144 new COVID-19 cases reported yesterday, 135 were local transmitted. 90 cases were reported from the Hebei province, one of the worst hit province in the Chinese mainland. The north eastern province of Heilongjiang reported 43 cases. Guangxi and Shaanxi provinces reported one corornavirus case each.
Wuhan [China], January 14 (ANI): Two World Health Organisation (WHO) scientists en-route to China to investigate the origins of the pandemic are stuck in Singapore after testing positive for COVID-19 antibodies, the UN agency said on Thursday.
Delhi’s international airport will get its first genome sequencing laboratory today. According to a Hindustan Times report, the lab will be used for testing samples of all travellers arriving into the country who test positive for COVID-19.