North Korea reports another jump in suspected COVID-19 cases ..
Associated Press - 18/05/2022

North Korea on Wednesday reported 232,880 new cases of fever and another six deaths as leader Kim Jong Un accused offici.....

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Covid-19: Estrogen treatment linked with reduced mortality, study show ..
PTI - 18/05/2022

Receiving hormone replacement therapy within six months of a recorded diagnosis of COVID-19 was associated with a reduct.....

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Delhi records 96 dengue cases so far ..
PTi - 18/05/2022

Nearly 100 dengue cases have been reported in the national capital till date, according to a civic report released on Tu.....

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Beijing locks down more people in China’s zero-COVID fight ..
Associated Press - 18/05/2022

Authorities in Beijing restricted more residents to their homes on Tuesday in a now 3-week-long effort to control a smal.....

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AstraZeneca bolsters COVID therapeutics with RQ Bio deal ..
Reuters - 17/05/2022

AstraZeneca is paying up to $157 million, plus royalties, for an exclusive licence to develop and sell a set of pre.....

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Normal still far away in Shanghai despite prized zero COVID status ..
Reuters - 17/05/2022

Shanghai achieved on Tuesday the long-awaited milestone of three consecutive days with no new COVID-19 cases outside qua.....

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Biological E reduces Corbevax Covid-19 vaccine price to Rs 250 per dos ..
FE Bureau - 17/05/2022

Biological E, a Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, on Monday announced a reduction in the price of the Corbevax Covid-19 vac.....

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COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea, WHO warns ..
FE Bureau - 17/05/2022

The World Health Organization warned on Monday that COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea, where it said vaccinatio.....

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Shanghai targets June 1 return to normal as COVID lockdowns cool econo ..
Reuters - 16/05/2022

Shanghai set out plans on Monday for the return of more normal life from June 1 and the end of a painful COVID-19 lockdo.....

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Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission transforming healthcare sector: Mandav ..
PTI - 16/05/2022

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) is transforming the .....

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Unable to sell Sputnik Light stock, Stelis Biopharma requests PM Modi ..
PTI - 16/05/2022

Unable to sell its huge stock of Covid vaccine Sputnik Light amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the Bengaluru-based Steli.....

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Shanghai hunkers down for final COVID battle, Beijing outbreak stubbor ..
Reuters - 16/05/2022

Shanghai was tightening its COVID-19 lockdown for what it hoped would be the final week of its battle with the virus bef.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Those travelling abroad can take precaution dose 3 m ..
PTI - 14/05/2022

Those travelling abroad for jobs, education and business purposes can take the precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine anyti.....

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India sees slight uptick in daily cases; North Korea reports 21 Covid ..
FE Online - 14/05/2022

India’s coronavirus graph recorded a slight increase on Saturday as the country registered 2,858 new Covid-19 infe.....

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North Korea confirms 21 new deaths as it battles COVID-19 ..
Associated Press - 14/05/2022

North Korea on Saturday reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to s.....

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Covid virus is not viable on cash banknotes, study finds ..
PTI - 14/05/2022

The SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, becomes almost immediately nonviable if deposited on a cash banknote, accor.....

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Shanghai aims to defeat COVID over next week as Beijing hunkers down ..
Reuters - 14/05/2022

Locked-down Shanghai aims to ringfence its COVID outbreak over the next week, officials said on Friday, while residents .....

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India can make 5 billion doses of Covid-19 vaccines: PM Modi ..
FE Bureau - 13/05/2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that India had the capacity to produce five billion doses of the Covid-19 .....

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Govt may not allow mixing of Covid vaccines for booster shots ..
PTI - 13/05/2022

The government may not allow precaution dose of a COVID-19 vaccine other than the one used for primary vaccination in li.....

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‘One Step’ portal to provide credible information for thos ..
FE Online - 13/05/2022

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday suggested establishing facilitation centres at Indian embassies acro.....

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New computer model can help assess Covid impact, progression in detail ..
PTI - 13/05/2022

Scientists have developed an ultra-large scale computerised model of 1 million to 100 million individuals, closely repre.....

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