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Single vaccine shot enough for those with undetected infection, says German health minister
Jens Spahn. Photo: dpa | Wolfgang Kumm
"Many people were infected without realizing it," Spahn told the mass market daily Bild on Saturday.
India gives 25m vaccine doses in drive to mark PM Modi's birthday
India has administered 25 million doses during a special Covid-19 vaccination drive organised on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday.
India boosts its Covid vaccine drive with 20 million shots given on Modi's birthday.
India's far-reaching effort to vaccinate its vast population against Covid-19 hit another milestone on Friday: Its health ministry said that a record 20 million shots had been administered in nine hours, a special push to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and celebrate his 20 years in public office.
Reader question: Can I convert my foreign vaccination certificate into an Italian 'green pass'?
Since Italy began rolling out its health certificate- - the so-called 'green pass' - in June this year, it has only been available to people vaccinated, tested or recovered in Italy.
Elderly in Spanish care homes to receive third dose of Covid-19 vaccine
Those in care homes to be given third dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Photo: MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP
'He saw the panic': the Afghan men who fell from the US jet
hen Zaki Anwari scaled the fence of Kabul airport, he was determined to escape.
Do I have to quarantine after contact with a coronavirus case? Will a tracer call me? All the rules in the 'new normality'
Spain is once again approaching the so-called new normality.
Unvaccinated French health care workers face suspension
Health care workers in France face suspension from their jobs starting Wednesday if they haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19.
Singapore reports biggest spike in Covid cases in a year despite 81% vaccination rate
Singapore has reported its highest one-day Covid case total in more than a year, despite 81% of the entire population being fully vaccinated. Excluding children under 12, it is 90% of the population.
Vietnam speeds up Hanoi vaccine drive; 1M jabs over weekend
HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam is speeding up its vaccination program in an effort to loosen coronavirus lockdown restrictions in major cities by the end of the month, the government said Monday.