A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre. Photo: AFP
A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Japan asks Pfizer for more vaccines; India’s Modi urges ‘symbolic’ Kumbh Mela festival

  • Japan’s PM asked the CEO of Pfizer for additional supplies of vaccine to cover all the country’s eligible recipients by September
  • Meanwhile, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged Hindus to keep the ongoing Kumbh Mela festival ‘symbolic’

A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre. Photo: AFP
A nurse prepares a dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against Covid-19 at a vaccination centre. Photo: AFP
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