#COVID19vaccines

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A study examined the impact of the shot on the bloodstream. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • Blood clotting following COVID vaccines could be caused by wrong injection techniques
  • Studies have examined the impact of the shot on the bloodstream
  • The wrong technique may lead to the vaccine being injected into a blood vessel rather than the muscle

.San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco becomes the first large US city to require vaccination of all city employees. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • San Francisco requires all municipal employees to get vaccinated against COVID 19
  • Those who fail to comply, could face penalties or lose their job
  • The new rule will not take effect until full approval from the US Food and Drug Administration

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Noida. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India has significant obstacles in speeding up its vaccination campaign
  • Experts believe that a country just recovering from second wave of COVID cannot prevent a third
  • At this rate, some experts believe a third wave may come within months

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine during a vaccination drive in Bhopal. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Vaccination is a crucial first step in combating coronavirus
  • It is critical to observe some dos and don'ts before you get your vaccine
  • These will also aid you in overcoming post-vaccination symptoms like fever, body ache, etc

.Patna, Bihar, India
The incident occurred on June 16 at Patna. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The woman received two vaccine shots in a span of five minutes, being unaware of the procedure
  • Minutes after receiving the Covishield shot, she stood in the queue that was for receiving Covaxin shots
  • However, the staff at the vaccination centre said that she had not received two shots

.Geneva, Switzerland
People who tested positive for coronavirus board a school bus as they are transferred to a referral hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The Delta variant of COVID-19 is becoming the most prevalent variant of the disease globally
  • It was initially identified in India
  • Despite growing vaccination rates, the Delta variant has seen a sharp increase in the UK

Novavax, on Monday, said that its COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective. (Photo credit: Representational/unplash)

  • COVID-19 vaccine jab "demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease", the company said
  • The findings were based on a study that enrolled 29,960 participants
  • The vaccine is effective against coronavirus variants, too

A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • Since the liberalised policy was introduced in May 2021, a total of 7.4 crore doses were available
  • Out of the 7.4 crore doses, 1.85 crore doses were earmarked for procurement by private hospitals
  • The ministry had said that most supplies to private hospitals have materialised in May second half

.Cornwall, UK
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, his wife Carrie Johnson and U.S. President Joe Biden with first lady Jill Biden walk outside Carbis Bay Hotel, Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, ahead of the G7 summit on June 10, 2021. ( Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • G7 leaders have pledged to donate one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses in poorer countries
  • The move will hardly end the drastic global imbalance in access to jabs
  • By the time those doses reach poorer countries, the G7 would be vaccinating children

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Yoga guru Ramdev had earlier said he does not need the COVID vaccine(Photo Credit: Instagram/Ramdev)

  • Yoga guru Ramdev said he will get the jab and described doctors as "God’s envoys on earth"
  • Ramdev had earlier stirred a controversy with his comments on the efficacy of allopathic drugs
  • Ramdev later described Narendra Modi's announcement about free vaccine as a "historic" step