NADRA starts issuing partially vaccinated certificate to the citizens

ISLAMABAD – National Database and Registration Authority started issuing Covid vaccination certificates to people who have partially inoculated against the novel disease, a tweet of the country’s national database stated Wednesday. ‘You can now receive ‘Partially Vaccinated Certificate’ (1st Dose Certificate) from any NADRA Registration Centre (NRC) OR by applying online’, NADRA tweeted. As per the latest update, the individuals

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Pakistan’s first drive-thru vaccination centre all set to start jabbing at Lahore’s Nishter Park

LAHORE: In another significant step to boost the mass vaccination drive, the authorities in the Punjab capital are all set to launch the country’s first drive-through vaccination center, which will begin operations at the Nishtar Colony, Lahore. Reports in city media cited that the operations of the first drive-through center will be started from Sunday while the location picked for

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‘PakVac’ – Pakistan develops single dose homemade Covid jab to vaccinate all adults

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday rolled out its single-dose homemade Covid-19 vaccine named ‘PakVac’ which was produced with the help of all-weather friend China in a bid to vaccinate all eligible individuals. The PakVac vaccine showed promising results as the efficacy at preventing symptomatic cases stood at around 75 percent. Chinese state-owned pharmaceutical company Cansino helped the Pakistani nerve center on

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Pakistan to start COVID-19 vaccine registration for age 19 above slab

ISLAMABAD – All those aged above 19 can register themselves on the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) portal to get vaccinated against novel Covid-19 starting from tomorrow as the government gears up to inoculate all adults at the earliest. NCOC chief and Federal Minister Asad Umar Wednesday took to his official handle to announce the decision. ‘In today’s NCOC

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Big fat wedding on chartered plane to dodge Covid restrictions in India draws criticism

CHENNAI: A desperate couple from south Indian state Tamil Nadu irked many of the social media users who lambasted the newlywed couple and private airline for flouting Covid rules amid skyrocketing Covid resurgence in the world’s second-most populous country. The couple, Rakesh and Dakshina, booked a chartered jet of the private airline on May 23 from Madurai to Bangalore to

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Planning a trip to northern areas? Get vaccinated or carry Covid negative report!

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s nerve center on Covid pandemic Saturday issued a strict course of action amid reopening tourism from May 24 (Monday). The revival of the tourist spots is restricted with coronavirus standard operating procedures (SOPs) to stem the spread of novel disease amid the third intensive wave. Last Wednesday, the NCOC relaxed the travel ban imposed during the Eidul Fitr

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Pakistan opens Covid vaccine jabs for age 30 and above from today

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has started inoculating people above 30 years of age as the country aims to vaccinate the maximum population amid the national vaccination drive. Pakistan nerve center on the novel virus, National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), in a meeting decided to extend the Covid jabs to younger ones. NCOC Chief and federal minister also shared the development on

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Putin thinks Sputnik one-shot Covid vaccine ‘reliable as Russian AK-47’

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin Thursday garnered international attention after comparing Russia’s Sputnik V Covid vaccine to Soviet assault rifle AK-47. Putin revealed the strange comparison during a video conference with Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova. Russian one-shot Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine, which shows at least 79.4 percent efficacy against the deadly virus and will cost

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Bushra Ansari’s sister Sumbul Shahid dies after month-long battle with coronavirus

LAHORE – Pakistani actor and sister of legendary Bushra Ansari, Sumbul Shahid, Thursday died after a month-long battle with Covid-19. The deceased sisters earlier shared a post regarding the poor health of her sister and mother as they were diagnosed with the novel virus last month. My darling sister Sumbul Shahid is fighting a battle with Covid-19 these days. Please

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Oxygen leak kills 22 Covid patients at Indian hospital as country battles second deadly wave (VIDEO)

NASIK: Disruption in the supply of life-saving gas has killed at least 22 critical coronavirus patients in a hospital in India’s Maharashtra state. The terrible incident added to the woes of Maharashtra, which reported its highest ever single-day spike in Covid deaths. Critical patients who were on ventilators at the hospital have died, reports in international media suggest. According to

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