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More than 330,000 doses of this particular lot were distributed to 287 health care providers across California earlier this month.(AFP)

California official calls for pausing Moderna vaccine after allergic reactions

ANI, California
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:14 PM IST
California's state epidemiologist Dr Erica Pan said "A higher-than-usual number of possible allergic reactions were reported with a specific lot of Moderna vaccine administered at one community vaccination clinic."
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A man wears protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) while he walks along a road in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters)
A man wears protective mask to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) while he walks along a road in Karachi, Pakistan. (Reuters)

Pakistan records biggest jump in Covid-19 cases in nearly a month

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Active cases have risen to 33,869 with at least 2,410 patients under critical care across the country.
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French President Emmanuel Macron briefly removes his protective face mask to drink a glass of water as he attends a meeting during a visit at the headquarters of the local CAF (French family allowance public services) in Tours, France.(Reuters)
French President Emmanuel Macron briefly removes his protective face mask to drink a glass of water as he attends a meeting during a visit at the headquarters of the local CAF (French family allowance public services) in Tours, France.(Reuters)

French lack confidence in Macron virus effort, poll shows

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 05:07 PM IST
Macron and Prime Minister Jean Castex have come under criticism for the slow start to vaccinations since they began on December 27. Government officials vowed to speed up the process and said Saturday that 100,000 people will have been vaccinated by the end of the weekend.
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The doctor who attended on her, said the elderly woman did not trouble the staff and remained in good spirits all along.(PTI)
The doctor who attended on her, said the elderly woman did not trouble the staff and remained in good spirits all along.(PTI)

99-year old woman recovers from coronavirus at a government hospital in Karnataka

By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Shivani Kumar | Bengaluru, Karnataka
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 01:15 PM IST
The elderly woman, who was admitted to the Victoria Hospital on June 17 with mild symptoms of coronavirus was discharged today.
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A view of the hospital in Delhi’s Burari that has been turned into a quarantine facility for Covid-19 patients by the Delhi government, Friday, June 19, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
A view of the hospital in Delhi’s Burari that has been turned into a quarantine facility for Covid-19 patients by the Delhi government, Friday, June 19, 2020.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

Delhi L-G orders mandatory 5 day institutional quarantine for Covid-19 patients

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 11:46 PM IST
However, the city’s AAP government has called the L-G’s decision “arbitrary” and said it will “seriously harm” Delhi. The Arvind Kejriwal government has also asked the L-G to reconsider his decision.
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he state’s tally of Covid-19 stood at 1948 after the new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.(PTI)
he state’s tally of Covid-19 stood at 1948 after the new cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Odisha reports highest single-day surge in Covid-19 cases and all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 12:52 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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A handout image released by 10 Downing Street, shows Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking during a remote press conference to update the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic, May 24, 2020.(AFP)
A handout image released by 10 Downing Street, shows Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking during a remote press conference to update the nation on the Covid-19 pandemic, May 24, 2020.(AFP)

Scientists, JK Rowling pan UK PM for defending aide who broke lockdown rules

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Edited by: Anubha Rohatgi | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2020 03:09 PM IST
As the storm rose across Britain, including in usually Conservative supporting sections and tabloids, PM Boris Johnson insisted on Sunday evening that Cummings had done no wrong, defying many who sought the aide’s resignation.
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The huts in Manipur’s Tungjoy village were constructed with the village authority funds at a place located about half a kilometer away from the village habitation area.(Photo Credit : Tungjoy village authority council)
The huts in Manipur’s Tungjoy village were constructed with the village authority funds at a place located about half a kilometer away from the village habitation area.(Photo Credit : Tungjoy village authority council)

Covid-19: Manipur village builds 80 huts with to quarantine returnees

By Sobhapati Samom | Edited by Anubha Rohatgi | Hindustan Times, Imphal
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2020 10:39 PM IST
Covid-19: The village authority will monitor the distribution of foods and other necessary guidelines of quarantine. About 100 people from the village are believed to be stranded outside the state.
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A pedestrian walks past a billboard reading "Please believe these days will pass" on Broadway Market in east London on April 24, 2020 as life continued in Britain under a lockdown designed to slow the transmission of the novel coronavirus.(AFP)
A pedestrian walks past a billboard reading "Please believe these days will pass" on Broadway Market in east London on April 24, 2020 as life continued in Britain under a lockdown designed to slow the transmission of the novel coronavirus.(AFP)

Covid-19: After nearly 20,000 coronavirus deaths, UK to trial drones for delivering medicines

By Prasun Sonwalkar | Hindustan Times, London
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 05:33 AM IST
The death figure released on Friday was 19,506, with 143.464 cases. The figure refers to deaths in hospitals, not in private homes, care homes and hospices, prompting concerns that the real figure may have crossed 20,000, making the UK one of the worst affected in Europe.
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Soon after JeM commander Sajjad Nawab Dar’s body was handed over to his family, more than 1,000 people, including women, from his village and adjoining areas joined a large funeral procession.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Soon after JeM commander Sajjad Nawab Dar’s body was handed over to his family, more than 1,000 people, including women, from his village and adjoining areas joined a large funeral procession.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Dozens arrested in J&K’s Sopore for attending funeral of slain JeM commander & all the latest news

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2020 08:59 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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All across Noida, people came up with creative ways to mark the nine minutes.(AP)
All across Noida, people came up with creative ways to mark the nine minutes.(AP)

Noida gets together for PM’s 9-minute request

By Tanmayee Tyagi | Hindustan Times, Noida
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2020 11:19 PM IST
On March 24, the PM had announced a 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the disease and on April 3, he had addressed the nation in a video message requesting citizens to light either candles and diyas or flash torches for nine minutes at 9pm to bring about a sense of collectiveness in the entire country.
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and experts held a session ‘parenting in the times of corona’ on Saturday, April 4, 2020.(Photo Credit: Aam Aadmi Party/ Twitter)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, his deputy Manish Sisodia and experts held a session ‘parenting in the times of corona’ on Saturday, April 4, 2020.(Photo Credit: Aam Aadmi Party/ Twitter)

‘Spend quality time with children during lockdown’: Delhi CM Kejriwal’s advice to parents

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 05:05 PM IST
Announcing the interactive session a day earlier, the Delhi government had invited questions from parents and children on how to cope with the nationwide lockdown. With schools shut due to the pandemic, it is a challenge for most parents to keep their children occupied.
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First responders bring a patient into the triage tent at the Verdun Hospital, Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Montreal. Canada has received a shipments totalling nearly 11 million face masks and has announced that it will be leveraging Amazon Canada’s distribution network to get urgently needed medical material to cities and provinces across the nation.(AP)
First responders bring a patient into the triage tent at the Verdun Hospital, Thursday, April 2, 2020 in Montreal. Canada has received a shipments totalling nearly 11 million face masks and has announced that it will be leveraging Amazon Canada’s distribution network to get urgently needed medical material to cities and provinces across the nation.(AP)

US blocks export of coronavirus-related medical equipment, Canadian PM Trudeau calls it a ‘mistake’

By Anirudh Bhattacharyya | Hindustan Times, Toronto
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 02:35 PM IST
The face-off between the neighbours has come about as the United States has asked manufacturers of N95 medical-grade face masks and ventilators, urgently required in both nations, to give priority to orders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA.
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A deserted Patna Junction during the nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Friday, March 27,2020.(AP Dube / HT Photo)
A deserted Patna Junction during the nationwide lockdown over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Friday, March 27,2020.(AP Dube / HT Photo)

Recovery could be distant as economy shrivels due to Covid-19

By Zia Haq | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2020 04:24 PM IST
The Covid-19 pandemic threatens to push the global economy into recession and prolong the slowdown in India.
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Shares have advanced in Asia after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 as Congress and the White House neared a deal on Tuesday to inject nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.(AP photo)
Shares have advanced in Asia after the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 as Congress and the White House neared a deal on Tuesday to inject nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus.(AP photo)

Asian shares jump after Dow sees biggest gain since 1933

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2020 08:33 AM IST
The Dow burst 11.4% higher, while the more closely followed S&P 500 index leaped 9.4% as a wave of buying around the world interrupted what has been a brutal month of nearly nonstop selling.
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Coronavirus in India: People in face masks throng to stock up on groceries amid a coronavirus fuelled panic, at INA Market, in New Delhi.(Photo by Amal KS / Hindustan Times)
Coronavirus in India: People in face masks throng to stock up on groceries amid a coronavirus fuelled panic, at INA Market, in New Delhi.(Photo by Amal KS / Hindustan Times)

Coronavirus: Govt monitors supplies to ease panic buying crunch

By Zia Haq and Risha Chitlangia | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2020 07:08 AM IST
Coronavirus in India: Albinder Dhindsa, co-founder and CEO of online grocery delivery service Grofers, said they continue to observe panic buying among consumers across states.
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Amazon is based in Seattle, Washington, the state which has emerged as the US epicenter of the virus with 24 deaths there so far.(REUTERS File)
Amazon is based in Seattle, Washington, the state which has emerged as the US epicenter of the virus with 24 deaths there so far.(REUTERS File)

Amazon increases paid sick leave for employees affected by coronavirus

By Agence France-Presse | San Francisco
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2020 06:26 AM IST
“Effective immediately, all Amazon employees diagnosed with COVID-19 or placed into quarantine will receive up to two-weeks of pay,” the firm said in an online post.
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