Although the experts warn that it is still too early to consider the situation and improvement, the latest reports indicate the country might be approaching flattening the curve.
"We urgently need hundreds of millions of doses in 2021 given the delicate timing of the pandemic," WHO Director Adhanom stressed.Full Story
Despite scientific warnings, Johnson confirmed that the lockdown in England will be lifted from May 17.
India's COVID-19 death toll crossed the 250,000-mark as the total number of cases surpassed 23 million on Wednesday.
State authorities in India's Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have been left exposed after hundreds of bodies suspected of being COVID patients were found to be floating in the Ganges River.
In spite of statements on the contrary, EU leaders prefer to sell vaccines rather than facilitate domestic production.
A few days before the Biden administration showed support for India's bid to waive patents for COVID-19 vaccines, Bill Gates publicly opposed sharing such patents with developing countries. His remarks have raised a wave of anger in India, currently battling a devastating second coronavirus wave.
The court ordered the state government to guarantee oxygen supplies, noticing it is not understandable that "people die in this way when science is so advanced that even heart transplantation and brain surgery are taking place these days."
Amid the horrific second wave of the deadly COVID virus bashing India, the Supreme Court has shown an inclination towards imposing a complete national lockdown to contain the infection.
In the past 24 hours, India’s Health Ministry reported 368,147 new COVID-19 cases, a figure that takes the total tally to 19,925,604.
The rise in infections dampens the country's economic recovery with several indicators losing momentum.