Infectious Disease News
  • India coronavirus: What is the government's change to vaccine policy?

    Added On : 10th June 2021

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that all adults in India will now get free vaccines.

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  • Covid: Sniffer dogs could bolster screening at airports

    Added On : 25th May 2021

    Sniffer dogs could contribute to efforts to prevent the spread of Covid as society reopens, according to scientists.

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  • How India's vaccine drive went horribly wrong

    Added On : 18th May 2021

    It took 31-year-old Sneha Marathe half a day to book an appointment online for a Covid vaccine.

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  • Covid: Putin says Sputnik vaccines 'reliable as Kalashnikovs'

    Added On : 10th May 2021

    President Vladimir Putin has heralded Russia's vaccine offering as "reliable as a Kalashnikov assault rifle".

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  • Johnson & Johnson vaccine paused over rare blood clots

    Added On : 14th April 2021

    The US, South Africa and European Union will temporarily stop the rollout of the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Covid jab, after reports of rare blood clotting.

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  • Covid-19 nearly disabled NHS says hospital boss

    Added On : 21st March 2021

    The NHS in England was ill-prepared for the seismic shock of the Covid pandemic, a hospital chief has said.

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  • Covid blood protein offers clues for treatments

    Added On : 14th March 2021

    UK scientists have discovered a key inflammatory protein that rises in the blood of patients with severe Covid-19.

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  • Covid-19: Vaccine offers for all those aged 56 or over

    Added On : 8th March 2021

    Covid-19: Vaccine offers for all those aged 56 or over

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  • Covid: Germany approves AstraZeneca vaccine for over-65s

    Added On : 7th March 2021

    Germany's vaccine commission has approved the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab in people aged over 65.

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  • Covid: 'No evidence' schools spread lots of coronavirus

    Added On : 16th February 2021

    Schools do not appear to play a big role in spreading coronavirus, say UK researchers who have studied teacher and pupil absences during the pandemic.

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