Moderna and Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said that US regulators should authorise booster shots of their COVID-19 vaccines, citing data that showed waning effectiveness of both over time.
India on Tuesday recommended emergency use of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 shot in children below 12 years of age, making the vaccine maker the first in the country to get such an approval after a review of its trial data for the 2-18 age-group.
The lead judge investigating the catastrophic Beirut port blast on August 4, 2020, issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for former finance minister Ali Hassan Khalil after he failed to show up for questioning.
France will ban plastic packaging for nearly all fruit and vegetables from January 2022 in a bid to reduce plastic waste, the environment ministry said on Monday.
At least 9 people have been killed in the Philippines and 11 reported missing on Tuesday due to floods and landslides caused by heavy rain from tropical cyclone Kompasu.