Covid update: India’s urgent meet on new virus strain; USA’s 2nd vaccine
From the Government of India calling a meeting to discuss the emergence of a new strain of the coronavirus, to the United States of America preparing to roll out its second vaccine - here are the top updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. Indian government's joint monitoring group on Covid will meet on December 21 to discuss the discovery of a new, more infectious variant of the coronavirus in the United Kingdom. Meanwhile, Kerala is dealing with the suspected outbreak of a bacterial infection amid the pandemic. In international news, Malaysia seems set to sign a deal with AstraZeneca for its vaccine, a month after an agreement with Pfizer-BioNTech for the inoculant against Covid. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.