Latest Current Affairs 30th December 2021

COVAXIN for Children: Study demonstrates robust safety and immunogenicity in 2-18 years old Volunteers: COVAXIN is the one of the first COVID-19 vaccines in the world to generate data in 2-18 year age group.

Myanmar: UN Security Council condemns attack killing dozens: The members of the United Nations Security Council condemned the reported killing of at least 35 people including 4 children and two staff members of the Save the Children in Kayah state of Myanmar on Dec. 24. The statement issued by the Security Council on Wednesday stressed the need to ensure accountability for this act.

Chinese NHC says Overseas Omicron prevalence compels China to prevent inbound infections, no respite for international students: Chinese health officials said that the country is facing increasing pressure to prevent inbound COVID-19 infections as the new Omicron variant has become widely prevalent in some countries, once again shattering the dreams of thousands of international students and families waiting to return to China for the past two years.

Residents in China’s Xian face supply issues in lockdown as China insists on its “Zero-COVID” policy ahead of Winter Olympics: China’s Xian city, famous for its “terracotta warriors” is facing trouble providing essential supplies for its 13 million locked down residents amid the worst COVID-19 surge throwing challenges to its “Zero-COVID” policy.

Residents in China’s Xian face supply issues in lockdown as China insists on its “Zero-COVID” policy ahead of Winter Olympics: China’s Xian city, famous for its “terracotta warriors” is facing trouble providing essential supplies for its 13 million locked down residents amid the worst COVID-19 surge throwing challenges to its “Zero-COVID” policy. Chinese officials admitted at a press conference on Wednesday that they have faced challenges getting enough supplies to residents in locked-down Xi’an, after the city’s inhabitants took to social media to complain they didn’t have enough food and call for help.

Japan & China agreed to launch military hotline by end of 2022 amid strained relations: Japan and China have agreed to establish a military hotline by 2022 in a bid to put in place a system to defuse potential crises over disputed islands and the Taiwan Strait.