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Indias Covid vaccination set to reach 100-crore mark in October [Video]

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With the central government likely to showcase its Covid-19 vaccination programme as a big achievement in the upcoming elections, it is set to touch another landmark — of 100 crore vaccine doses — this month, a top government source said.

As the focus is on vaccinating the entire eligible population as early as possible, the government will consider exporting the vaccines only in the fourth quarter.

“Export of vaccines is not the priority now. We will see what the excess production is in the fourth quarter and will decide on exporting,” said the source.

However, the source added that India has not decided on providing booster doses for the vulnerable yet. “There is no expert opinion in India over the booster doses,” he said. Experts from the WHO had recommended that Covid -19 booster doses should be offered to moderately and severely immunocompromised people.

India has already vaccinated 96 crore people – 73 per cent of the eligible people …

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Japan has assured U.S. it will keep in close contact on Olympics White House [Video]

FILE PHOTO: A man looks at his mobile phone next to The Olympic rings in front of the Japan Olympics Museum in Tokyo, Japan, March 4, 2020. REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov May 27, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) The Japanese government has assured the United States that it will keep in close contact []

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Jackpot? California Drivers Win Traffic Tickets For Driving On 15 Freeway Shoulders Out Of Las Vegas CBS Los Angeles [Video]

With the 15 Freeway near the California-Nevada border jammed for miles most of the day Monday, and Nevada Highway Patrol officers were ready for drivers who got fed up with the backup.