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Indian Government Yet To Place Fresh Covid-19 Vaccine Orders As Manufacturer Warns Shortage Will Last Months

ToplineIndia’s federal government has not yet placed fresh orders for Covid-19 vaccines, with the country’s two vaccine manufacturers despite several vaccination centers across the country reporting shortages, the Business Standard reported, a development that comes after one of the manufacturers warned the country will continue to face a vaccine s...
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Health Workers Are Getting Fired For Refusing The Covid Vaccine—Here’s Why Office Workers Could Be, Too

ToplineA Houston-area nurse is the latest health-care worker to claim she lost her job over refusing to get a Covid vaccine—an issue that could grow more common across industries as offices reopen and employers start mandating vaccinations. Key Facts Former Houston Methodist nurse Michelle Fuentes told KRIV-TV she was fired and escorte...
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Russia Produces World’s First Batch Of Animal Covid Vaccine

ToplineRussia has produced a batch of the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals, the country’s agriculture regulator announced Friday, which could help prevent dangerous mutations emerging, protect vulnerable animals and support animal-driven industries, such as mink fur farming, that have been crippled by the pandemic. Key Facts ...
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How Drug Companies Are Expanding Access To Covid Treatments In India

The current surge of Covid cases in India continues to strain the country. Over the past week, the country has been reporting over 300,000 new cases per day, and over 200,000 people have died from the disease. The sharply rising case counts are overwhelming hospitals, which face shortages of equipment and supplemental oxygen.  To help contain...