.North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
Sandeep, Anima Naskar's son, said he will report the problem to the local government's health department. (Photo credit: Representational/Pixabay)

  • Anima Naskar, 66, is a resident of Bengal's North 24 Parganas
  • She claims that she has developed magnetism due to which metallic items are getting stuck on her body
  • Naskar or her family does not blame COVID vaccine for the outcome

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic collects a swab sample from a man for Covid-19 testing in New Delhi on June 15, 2021. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • A panel researching the negative effects of the COVID-19 vaccine has verified the first death in India 
  • A 68-year-old man died of anaphylaxis after getting vaccinated on March 8, 2021
  • The panel clarified that serious adverse events may not be linked to COVID-19 vaccinations

.Hyderabad, Telangana, India
If you are an adult who has already battled coronavirus infection, there is a possibility that a single shot of the COVID-19 vaccine would be sufficient for you. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Two recent studies in India have suggested that a single dose of vaccine may suffice for adults who have recovered from COVID
  • The authors of the studies have said their findings could help promote "judicious" use of vaccines
  • Both studies showed that COVID-recovered patients developed antibodies faster

.London, UK
Previous analysis indicated that one dose of vaccine is 17 percent less effective in preventing a person developing symptoms from the Delta variant than the Alpha one. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Scientists said two jabs of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine stopped the need for in-patient treatment in 96 percent of cases
  • With a double dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca shot, the rate was 92 percent, Public Health England said
  • The public health body looked at 14,019 cases of the new variant in England between April 12 and June 4

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A health worker administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a woman, at a vaccination centre in Gurugram. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India recorded 60,471 new COVID-19 cases and 2726 deaths on Monday
  • Ministry of Health said on Tuesday that the recovery rate has increased to 95.64%
  • As many as 38,13,75,984 samples have been tested for the novel coronavirus till June 14

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The body starts responding as soon as it detects a foreign object inside it. (Photo Credits: Unsplash)

  • Many people develope side effects like headache, fever, swollen arms after vaccination
  • These after-effects are almost always a stimulus-response of one's immune system
  • Not getting the side effects does not mean the vaccine is ineffective

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
A medic administers a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a media person during an inoculation drive in Dhanbad. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • India on Sunday recorded 70,421 new COVID-19 cases and 3,921 deaths
  • The total tally now stands at 2,95,10,410
  • As many as 37,96,24,626 samples have been tested for the novel coronavirus till June 13

.London, UK
A UK health agency recorded many cases of blood clots after AstraZeneca COVID. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • The health agency suggested abandoning AstraZeneca's vaccine for all age groups
  • Marco Cavaleri, the EMA's head of vaccine strategy, made the statements
  • The vaccine has been dogged by reports of rare blood clots

All of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines distributed and used in the United States so far were made in the Netherlands. (Photo credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • COVID vaccines developed at the Emergent BioSolutions are unsuitable for use, said FDA
  • The Emergent plant was ordered to pause production in April
  • The FDA is still deciding whether to allow the factory to reopen

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Extending the gap between two COVID-19 vaccine shots can leave people vulnerable to coronavirus, top infectious disease expert of the US, Dr Anthony Fauci said. (AFP File Photo)

  • "The ideal interval between doses for mRNA vaccines is three weeks for the Pfizer and four for the Moderna": Fauci
  • "The problem with extending intervals is that you become vulnerable to variants": Anthony Fauci
  • India has extended gap between two doses of Covishield (Astrazeneca) vaccine from six-eight weeks to 12-16 weeks