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This quiet period, likely caused by the total global effect of social distancing measures, closure of services and indus.....

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New drug RLF-100 shows dramatic recovery
06 Aug, 2020

HOUSTON: Doctors at a hospital here have used a new drug called RLF-100, also known as aviptadil, that has led.....

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15 Aug, 2020

A new study published on the preprint server medRxiv* in August 2020 shows that the placenta in pregnant women infe.....

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05 Aug, 2020

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Billion Covid Vaccine Doses Could Be Ava
06 Aug, 2020

Anthony Fauci said there could be a billion vaccine doses available by the end of 2021, and that he is hopeful the world.....

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09 Aug, 2020

While 1,130 people recovered from the infection on Saturday, there are 10,668 active cases. The number of deaths linked .....

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Coronavirus India Live: Recovery rate in
14 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus COVID19 cases Vaccine Live Unlock Lockdown news: Among the states, Goa, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala,.....

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15 Aug, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged people not to fear catching the novel coronavirus from f.....

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Has Delhi flattened COVID-19 curve? Wide
15 Aug, 2020

Delhi had become the centre of attention in the fight against COVID-19 when on 9 June, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siso.....

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Russian doctors wary of rapidly approved
16 Aug, 2020

A majority of Russian doctors would not feel comfortable being injected with Russia's new Covid-19 vaccine due to th.....

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PM Modi announces launch of National Dig
16 Aug, 2020

PM Modi, during his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort, said that the mission will bring a "re.....

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The Latest: S. Korea reports largest vir
16 Aug, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 279 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus, it’s highest dai.....

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17 Aug, 2020

(Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said all indications were that South Africa had reached the peak of .....

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Mexico needs 200 million COVID-19 vaccin
17 Aug, 2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will need up to 200 million coronavirus vaccine doses, according to a senior government o.....

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17 Aug, 2020

The National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) will be launched on a pilot mode in the six Union Territories including Puduc.....

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17 Aug, 2020

Aug 16, 2020 - 23:50 (IST) Coronavirus in Meghalaya LATEST Updates Four-day complete lockdown in Mizoram   Th.....

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17 Aug, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, any fevers, aches, and pains can be scary. Do you have the virus? Should you be getting test.....

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Aug 17, 2020

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 26,47,663 today with a single-day spike of 57,981 infection.....

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Novavax begins mid-stage study of COVID-
18 Aug, 2020

U.S. drug developer Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) said on Monday it started a mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccin.....

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18 Aug, 2020

The ministry said three vaccine candidates are in different stages of trials in the country, and a roadmap is also ready.....

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Russia to roll out vaccine by end of Aug
18 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus Russia vaccine update: Russian vaccine underwent phase-I and phase-II human trials testing in less than two .....

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18 Aug, 2020

Are COVID-19 vaccines developed 100 per cent effective? With COVID-10 pandemic at peak in some countries, having less.....

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WHO blasts 'vaccine nationalism' in last
19 Aug, 2020

Nations that hoard possible COVID-19 vaccines while excluding others will deepen the pandemic, World Health Organization.....

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Study links COVID-19 to rise in childhoo
19 Aug, 2020

Cases of type 1 diabetes among children in a small UK study almost doubled during the peak of Britain’s COVID-19 e.....

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Recovered cases 2.93 times the number of
19 Aug, 2020

Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said currently recovered cases are 2.93 times the number of active cases of coronavirus.....

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19 Aug, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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Coronavirus vaccine update: India begins
19 Aug, 2020

India has two indigenous vaccines which are undergoing human trials. These are COVXIN and ZyCoV-D. Coronavirus vaccin.....

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COVID-19: Govt to review guidelines to s
19 Aug, 2020

The daily new cases of COVID-19 and deaths due to the disease have shown a declining trend from August 13, Union Health .....

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Australia hails vaccine deal as virus su
19 Aug, 2020

A fresh outbreak of infections in Australia’s coronavirus hot zone of Victoria eased further on Wednesday, while t.....

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19 Aug, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to join a global pact aimed at ensuring less wealthy coun.....

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19 Aug, 2020

Regeneron and Roche are teaming up on an investigational antibody cocktail against COVID-19, with the U.S. company to se.....

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One in four Indians could have been infe
20 Aug, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - At least one in four people in India may have been infected with the coronavirus - a much higher numb.....

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20 Aug, 2020

Let’s cut the prelude here: how we have been living in the most unprecedented times of our life for the last eight.....

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21 Aug, 2020

Potential accuracy issues with a widely used coronavirus test could lead to false results for patients, U.S. health offi.....

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Russia's 'Sputnik V' COVID-19 vaccine to
21 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A handout photo provided by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) shows samples of a vaccine against the.....

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21 Aug, 2020

23:27 (IST) Coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh Latest Updates UP reports 4,991 new COVID-19 cases Uttar Pradesh registere.....

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21 Aug, 2020

Only last week Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s maritime minister and close confidant of the country’s presiden.....

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21 Aug, 2020

  India counted another record high of new coronavirus infections Thursday as it ramped up testing to more than .....

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23 Aug, 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday accused members of the “deep state” at the Fo.....

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23 Aug, 2020

A US pharma company has successfully tested a Food and Drug Administration-approved over the counter ointment as the fir.....

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COVID-19: India adds nearly 70,000 cases
23 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus in India: India’s coronavirus tally continues to increase, with the country seeing a record daily surg.....

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23 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus testing: Scientists have suggested an alternative testing method to detect COVID-19! Scientists have said th.....

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24 Aug, 2020

The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 800,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, B.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India crosses 30-la
24 Aug, 2020

New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh.....

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25 Aug, 2020

Aug 24, 2020 - 22:13 (IST) Coronavirus in India Latest Updates Centre may allow metro to restart from 1 Sept The Ce.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Cuba, N Korea,
24 Aug, 2020

In addition to the Covid-19 vaccines being developed by the leading pharma companies of the developed world, many small .....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Pfizer, BioNTec
24 Aug, 2020

Pfizer coronavirus vaccine: Pfizer, a US-based pharma giant, and BioNTech, a German biotechnology company, have together.....

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U.S. FDA authorizes use of blood plasma
25 Aug, 2020

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday said it authorized the use of blood plasma from patients who hav.....

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Scientists decode how lungs are damaged
25 Aug, 2020

BERLIN : Using a novel technique which enables high resolution imaging of damaged lung tissues, scientists have found th.....

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Cambridge university aims for autumn tri
26 Aug, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The University of Cambridge is aiming to start clinical trials of its possible coronavirus vaccine in.....

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26 Aug, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Winter is ending in the Southern Hemisphere and country after country -- South Africa, Austral.....

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Russia In Touch With India To Manufactur
26 Aug, 2020

New Delhi:  In a significant development related to the COVID-19 vaccine, Russia has expressed its willingness t.....

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26 Aug, 2020

BENGALURU, India (Reuters) - On June 9, an Indian health education minister posted an infographic on Twitter showing COV.....

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New reckoning for WHO vaccine plan as go
29 Aug, 2020

LONDON/BRUSSELS/GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will next week receive a raft of pledges of support for.....

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29 Aug, 2020

Japan plans to secure enough coronavirus vaccines to inoculate its population four times over, while German Chancellor A.....

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J&J to start mid-stage coronavir
29 Aug, 2020

Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) Janssen unit will begin mid-stage trials for its coronavirus vaccine in Spain, the.....

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29 Aug, 2020

For every 1,000 people infected with the coronavirus who are under the age of 50, almost none will die. For people in th.....

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Moderna in talks with Japan to supply 40
29 Aug, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Therapeutics, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus.....

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29 Aug, 2020

GENEVA - Wealthier countries that join the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 vaccine plan are being offered a n.....

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 mill
30 Aug, 2020

 Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwi.....

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India sets global record with single-day
30 Aug, 2020

 India on Sunday reported the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus infections of any nation in the COVID-19 pande.....

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Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed
30 Aug, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavir.....

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Mutated coronavirus strain found in Indo
30 Aug, 2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A more infectious mutation of the new coronavirus has been found in Indonesia, the Jakarta-based Eij.....

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FDA commissioner says willing to fast-tr
30 Aug, 2020

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is willing to fast-track a COVID-19 vaccine as quickly as possib.....

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1 Sep, 2020

As the race to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 rages on, some researchers are focused on a short-term way to treat pe.....

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1 Sep, 2020

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Russia and Chinese vaccines raise doubts Doc.....

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1 Sep, 2020

As humans diminish biodiversity by cutting down forests and building more infrastructure, they’re increasing the r.....

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1 Sep, 2020

The modified common cold viruses behind high-profile COVID-19 vaccine candidates from China’s CanSino Biologics (6.....

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Russia to vaccinate high risk groups aga
1 Sep, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A scientist prepares samples during the research and development of a vaccine against the coronavirus diseas.....

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Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19
1 Sep, 2020

High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a potential shortcoming: They are based on a common c.....

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1 Sep, 2020

Filipinos queue for cash subsidy from the government amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Batasan Hills,.....

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GSK, partner Vir join race to find COVID
1 Sep, 2020

(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline and partner Vir Biotechnology have started testing their experimental antibody on early-stag.....

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Study reveals immune-system deviations i
2 Sept, 2020

A Stanford study shows that in severely ill COVID-19 patients, “first-responder” immune cells, which should .....

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Coronavirus research updates: Even octog
2 Sept, 2020

Even octogenarians develop potent antibodies As the new coronavirus ripped through several care homes in England, mor.....

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India's COVID-19 tally crosses 38-lakh m
3 Sept, 2020

New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally raced past the 38-lakh mark on Thursday with the sharpest single-.....

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3 Sept, 2020

The WHO's clinical care lead, Janet Diaz, said the agency had updated its advice to include a 'strong recommenda.....

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2 Sept, 2020

There have been reports regarding suspension of about 200 oncology trials in March and April, reflecting the concerns re.....

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Advisory Group Outlines COVID-19 Vaccine
2 Sept, 2020

September 2, 2020 -- A preliminary report released Tuesday outlines which groups may receive priority when a c.....

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India will supply coronavirus vaccines t
03 Sept, 2020

As scientists edge closer to creating a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Indian pharmaceutical companies are .....

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Study: COVID-19 Antibodies May Last 4 Mo
04 Sept, 2020

Coronavirus antibodies may last for at least 4 months and decline at a slower rate than previously thought, according to.....

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Covid-19 vaccine developers prepare join
05 Sept, 2020

Several drug makers developing Covid-19 vaccines plan to issue a public pledge not to seek government approval until the.....

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05 Sept, 2020

Obesity is the main cause of type 2 diabetes and related chronic illnesses that together will kill more people around th.....

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UN: No vaccine to be endorsed before it&
08 Sept, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said the U.N. health agency will not recommend any COVID-1.....

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UNICEF to lead global procurement, suppl
08 Sept, 2020

United Nations: In what could possibly be the world's largest and fastest ever operation of its kind, the UNICEF wil.....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses
08 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 3.....

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04 Sept2 020

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A new clinical trial will try to determine whether the measles,.....

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine study pause
09,Sept, 2020

Late-stage studies of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate are on temporary hold while the company investigate.....

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Companies testing vaccines pledge safety
08 Sept 2020

The top executives of nine drugmakers likely to produce the first vaccines against the new coronavirus signed an unprece.....

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11 sep 2020

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe disease.....

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Oxford covid-19 vaccine: AstraZeneca m
10 Sep 2020

A day after pausing its Covid-19 vaccine trials due to a possible serious neurological problem in one patient, AstraZene.....

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Russia Begins Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccin
12 Sept 2020

The Russian Health Ministry said Tuesday that a coronavirus vaccine is now being circulated into the population, apparen.....

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Oxford-AstraZeneca covid vaccine trials
12 Sept 2020

Clinical trials of one of the covid vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Oxford University,.....

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12 Sept 2020

A day after pausing its Covid-19 vaccine trials due to a possible serious neurological problem in one patient, AstraZene.....

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Internet searches for symptoms can revea
13 Sept, 2020

Internet searches on gastrointestinal symptoms predicted a rise in Covid-19 cases weeks later, researchers at Massachuse.....

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China starts testing world's first nasal
13 Sept, 2020

The newest Covid-19 vaccine candidate to start human testing is the first where volunteers won’t get a painful inj.....

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13 Sept, 2020

NEW YORK: As questions mount over whether the United States will authorize a coronavirus vaccine ahead of November elect.....

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Scientists publish images of coronavirus
14 Sept, 2020

WASHINGTON: Scientists have produced images of the novel coronavirus infecting lab-grown respiratory tract cells, findin.....

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15 Sept, 2020

Business leaders have called on nations to be more inclusive when thinking about how they can reboot their economies fol.....

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Gilead CEO: We’re studying new way
15 Sept, 2020

Gilead Sciences CEO Daniel O’Day told CNBC on Monday that the company is continuing to study new ways to use its c.....

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Bill Gates: ‘The next big question
15 Sept, 2020

Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that dose.....

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15 Sept, 2020

(Reuters) - China’s coronavirus vaccine may be ready for the public as early as November, an official said, while .....

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China coronavirus vaccine may be ready f
15 Sept, 2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Coronavirus vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use by the general public as early as.....

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15 Sept, 2020

The UK trial of a leading coronavirus vaccine, which was abruptly halted because of safety concerns, restarted on Saturd.....

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Pfizer’s COVID Vaccine Could Be Gi
15 Sept, 2020

September 14, 2020 -- Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine could be distributed in the U.S. and administered to people bef.....

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15 Sept, 2020

A global push is on to develop a vaccine to slow the spread of Covid-19, and experts hope several will be ready in 2021......

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16 Sept, 2020

A slew of studies from around the world has reported a disturbing trend: since the coronavirus pandemic started, there h.....

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Post COVID-19, Lung Function Improves Ov
16 Sept, 2020

Patients who have long-term effects for weeks or months after they contract the coronavirus may see improvements in thei.....

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16 Sept, 2020

The lung scans were the first sign of trouble. In the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, clinical radiologist Ali .....

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Researchers highlight ‘questionabl
16 Sept, 2020

A group of researchers have expressed concern about repetitive patterns of data in a paper describing early-phase clinic.....

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US emergency approval broadens use of Gi
17 Sept 2020

WASHINGTON : Gilead Science Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir was granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food.....

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Record 97,894 infections pushes India's
17 Sept, 2020

A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of.....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to
17 Sept, 2020

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there was an approval by the Central government on use of Remdesivir and Fabip.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies
18 Sept, 2020

AstraZeneca Plc, the drugmaker working with the University of Oxford on a Covid-19 vaccine, contradicted a report that a.....

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18 Sept, 2020

The final statistics are in for America's last flu season, and the news is good: Record low rates of influenza&.....

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18 Sept, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic wears on, it's clear that not everyone's on the same page when it comes to preventin.....

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus he
20 Sept, 2020

-Covid-19 has raised the issue of using traditional medicines to battle contemporary diseases -The endorsement clearly .....

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Government to use immunisation program m
18 Sept, 2020

-Currently, there are three covid-19 vaccine candidates that are in human trials in India -Russia’s Sputnik V vac.....

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Oxford covid vaccine: AstraZeneca denies
18 Sept, 2020

-Trials of the Oxford-Astra vaccine resumed in the UK over the weekend, after a pause to investigate the adverse event, .....

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus he
21 Sept, 2020

The World Health Organization endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments .....

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86,961 new COVID-19 cases in India, tall
21 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally reached 54.88 lakh with 86,961 people being infected in the past 24 hours, while 43,96,.....

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Coronavirus grows less deadly as doctors
21 Sept, 2020

Covid-19 continues to kill close to 1,000 Americans a day. But for those who develop dangerous cases of the infection, a.....

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Coronavirus vaccine likely to be ready f
22 Sept, 2020

-India is hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccine contenders. -The timing of the vaccine is a contentious sub.....

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater.
22 Sept, 2020

Wastewater testing captures the rise and fall of novel coronavirus cases in a mid-sized metropolitan region. Understa.....

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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this
22 Sept, 2020

People are being advised to get a flu jab to help protect against the "double danger" of flu and coronavirus. .....

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EPA Adds to List of Coronavirus-Fighting
22 Sept, 2020

The number of common household cleaning products certified to kill the coronavirus continues to expand as the Environmen.....

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Many Metrics to Measure COVID-19, Which
24 Sept, 2020

You’ve seen the debates, on television or on social media, or even in your own conversations. They go something.....

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COVID-19 tally in India crosses 56-lakh
24 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 56 lakh with 83,347 infections being reported in a day, while over 45 lakh peopl.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 57-lakh m
25 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 57 lakh, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease pushing the .....

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Covid-19: Daily recoveries exceed daily
25 Sept, 2020

Daily Covid-19 recoveries have exceeded the new cases for the fifth consecutive day, the Union Health Ministry said Wedn.....

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25 Sept, 2020

The new coronavirus can leave some patients with signs of heart inflammation and injury months after they get sick with .....

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25 Sept, 2020

It’s impossible to tell without a test. Influenza and COVID-19 have such similar symptoms, you may need to get tes.....

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25 Sept, 2020

The coronavirus may damage blood marrow cells in patients with severe COVID-19, according to a new study published in th.....

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26 Sept, 2020

WASHINGTON : The US pharmaceutical and medical device company Johnson and Johnson has developed a vaccine that in the ea.....

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WHO backed China for emergency use of CO
26 Sept, 2020

Beijing: China secured the WHO’s backing for the emergency use of COVID-19 experimental vaccines as early as in Ju.....

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India's COVID vaccine: Phase-3 trial of
26 Sept, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that phase-3 trial of the coronavirus vaccine 'COVAXIN' will .....

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Novavax initiates late-stage covid-19 va
26 Sept, 2020

Novavax Inc on Thursday started a late-stage trial of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in the United Kingdom in partner.....

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FDA Authorizes Point-of-Care COVID Antib
26 Sept, 2020

first deployed in certain labs in July. The new authorization allows doctor’s offices, hospitals, urgent care cent.....

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Researchers combine heat and humidity to
26 Sept, 2020

HOUSTON : Healthcare workers, facing the shortage of protective equipment such as N95 masks, are left with no other opti.....

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Covid-19: A cheaper, faster, accurate te
28 Sept, 2020

Stockholm: A method for fast, cheap, yet accurate testing for COVID-19 infection has been developed by a team of researc.....

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COVID tally crosses 60 lakh; 1,039 more
28 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the recoveries have surged.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covi
29 Sept, 2020

- Russia will supply covid vaccines to Nepal via Trinity Pharmaceuticals, which it described as a private healthcare fir.....

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Covid vaccine: Russia may be the first t
29 Sept, 2020

-Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the ma.....

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Tests reveal silent reinfections in hosp
29 Sept, 2020

Two staff members at a hospital in India who tested positive for the new coronavirus became reinfected several months la.....

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Moderna COVID vaccine: Early study shows
30 Sept, 2020

Results from an early safety study of Moderna Inc's coronavirus vaccine candidate in older adults showed that it pro.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covi
30 Sept, 2020

Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Tuesday it had agreed to supply 25 million doses of its potential COVID-19 va.....

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30 Sept, 2020

DUBAI : COVID-19 disease might deteriorate men's testosterone levels, according to a new study which says low levels.....

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30 Sept, 2020

An experimental vaccine against the virus that causes COVID-19 appears to generate more antibodies in people over the ag.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload races past 62
30 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 62 lakh on Wednesday with 80,472 infections being reported in a day, while the .....

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30 Sept, 2020

(Reuters) - Jordan, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands reported record daily increases in COVID-19 cases, while the Sl.....

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India's COVID-19 tally comes close to 64
02 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number o.....

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02 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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02 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Variation in a genetic mutation among Indians may be the main reason behind the difference in the death rates.....

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03 Oct, 2020

A small number of infected people are the main cause of the coronavirus’s spread, according to a massive contact t.....

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03 Oct, 2020

OTTAWA : Canada launched a real-time review of data from AstraZeneca and Oxford University's potential COVID-19 vacc.....

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03 Oct, 2020

Houston: The novel coronavirus which causes COVID-19 may relieve pain, according to a new study which could explain why .....

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04 Oct, 2020

Certain health workers and first responders should be the first to receive a Covid-19 vaccine when one becomes available.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 65-lakh m
04 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 65 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crosse.....

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Single-day COVID-19 cases in India below
04 Oct, 2020

Daily COVID-19 cases in India dropped below 75,000 and less than 1,000 deaths were reported in a day after nearly a mont.....

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05 Oct, 2020

To address the growing issue of mental health illness during the Covid-19 pandemic across the country, the Mental Health.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 66-lakh m
05 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 66 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged.....

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05 Sept,2020

The patterns of infections and deaths caused by the new coronavirus differ starkly between resource-poor settings and we.....

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07 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Mental health programmes, both national and international, will see greater demand as coronavirus pandemic co.....

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07 Oct, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in an updated guidance on Monday said COVID-19 can spread thro.....

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07 Oct, 2020

The daily spike in coronavirus infections dropped below 65,000 on Tuesday and the total recoveries surpassed 56 lakh pus.....

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COVID-Linked Syndrome Seen in Kids Found
07 Oct, 2020

Adults can develop a coronavirus-linked syndrome that's similar to one seen in children, researchers report. Mult.....

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Government to launch Ayurveda and Yoga p
07 Oct, 2020

The National Clinical Management Protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the management of coronavirus disease (Covid-19.....

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Asthma patients less likely to die from
08 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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India declines proposal to test Russia C
08 Oct, 2020

India's drug regulator has knocked back a proposal from Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd to conduct a large study in .....

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COVID-19 treatment: Lilly seeks emergenc
08 Oct, 2020

Eli Lilly and Company on Wednesday said that it has asked the US government to allow emergency use of an experimental an.....

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COVID-19 cases in India cross 68-lakh ma
08 Oct, 2020

India saw a single-day rise of 78,524 COVID-19 cases taking the virus caseload to over 68 lakh, while the number of peop.....

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Virologists who discovered hepatitis C w
08 Oct, 2020

A trio of scientists who identified and characterized the virus responsible for many cases of hepatitis and liver diseas.....

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COVID + flu nasal spray vaccine set to s
09 Oct, 2020

An experimental dual vaccine for both influenza and the new coronavirus delivered via a nasal spray will enter human stu.....

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COVID-19 treatment: After Lilly, Fosun u
09 Oct, 2020

China's Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group said on Thursday an experimental antibody treatment for COVID-19 being d.....

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Gilead's remdesivir shaved five days off
09 Oct, 2020

CHICAGO: Final data from Gilead Sciences Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir showed the treatment cut COVID-19 recovery .....

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COVID-19 treatment: Regeneron's antibody
10 Oct, 2020

- Trump said he may not have recovered without the treatments he received to combat his own coronavirus illness - Eli L.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Russia all set to appr
10 Oct, 2020

- Developed by Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, the experimental vaccine has recently complet.....

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India reports 73,272 new coronavirus cas
10 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) India reported 73,272 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 69,79,423, while 59,.....

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UK to begin trials to test if BCG vaccin
12 Oct, 2020

LONDON: Scientists in the UK will begin recruiting frontline healthcare workers to test if an old vaccine used to combat.....

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Coronavirus risk may go up on exposure t
12 Oct, 2020

WASHINGTON : The risk of Coronavirus may enhance on exposure to urban air pollutants, suggests a research study. &quo.....

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COVID research updates: Dense cities sho
12 Oct, 2020

Dense cities should brace for long coronavirus outbreaks The new coronavirus tears through areas where residents gene.....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 ki
12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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Maintain quality testing for Covid-19 ki
12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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Covid-19 vaccines under different trial
12 Oct, 2020

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that coronavirus vaccines currently are in various trial phases. .....

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Less than 1000 coronavirus deaths reco
12 Oct, 2020

 India's COVID-19 recoveries crossed the 60-lakh mark, while less than 1000 coronavirus deaths have been record.....

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World Bank approves $12 billion for covi
14 Oct, 2020

The World Bank said Tuesday that it approved $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distributi.....

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Aarogya Setu app helped identify coronav
14 Oct, 2020

World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app, saying .....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 72,3
14 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 72,39,389 with 63,509 infections being reported in a day, while the number of peop.....

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Important that Russia's Covid-19 vaccine
15 Oct, 2020

- Any vaccine for the coronavirus disease, including Russia's Sputnik-V vaccine, must be cleared by WHO, UN spokespe.....

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A healthy young person might have to wai
15 Oct, 2020

- The World Health Organization has warned against the idea that herd immunity might be a realistic strategy to stop the.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,7
16 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a d.....

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Can Vitamin D treat coronavirus? UK scie
16 Oct, 2020

-Residents of UK have been asked to take supplements over the winter months when Vitamin D levels can go down. - This w.....

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COVID-19 Doesn’t Seem Seasonal, St
16 Oct, 2020

 Respiratory viruses tend to be seasonal, including the two most common flu viruses, but the coronavirus that cause.....

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SARS-CoV-2 may use key carbohydrate to i
16 Oct, 2020

More than one million people have died worldwide from SARS-CoV-2 infection, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. Resear.....

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses
17 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload went past 74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated.....

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Scientists develop new method to block c
17 Oct, 2020

- According to the study, published in the journal Science, SARS-CoV-2-PLpro promotes infection by sensing and processin.....

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Treat coronavirus early to save patients
18 Oct, 2020

- Yuen Kwok-Yung, Hong Kong’s top pandemic doctor, is advocating early, aggressive hospitalization and treatment t.....

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Coronavirus survives on skin five times
18 Oct, 2020

- 'The longer survival of SARS-CoV-2 on the skin increases contact-transmission risk,' the study said. - The pa.....

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Pan-India covid-19 genome studies sugges
18 Oct, 2020

- Mutation typically refers to the property of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies and the virus may develop s.....

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Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40
19 Oct, 2020

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the no.....

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With dip in air quality in Delhi, health
19 Oct, 2020

Health experts have been witnessing an almost 15 per cent rise in the number of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (C.....

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Latest on the worldwide spread of corona
19 Oct, 2020

The Australian state of Victoria on Monday eased some coronavirus-led restrictions after months, while much of Europe en.....

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Getting vaccine doubters to roll up thei
19 Oct, 2020

Eddie Rice is a believer in vaccines. The Melbourne locksmith has received jabs in the past and understands that they go.....

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Living coronavirus found on frozen food
19 Oct, 2020

BEIJING : China's health authority has confirmed the detection and isolation of living novel coronavirus on the oute.....

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50% Indians are likely to have Covid by
20 Oct, 2020

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next Februa.....

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India records 46,790 new COVID-19 cases
20 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 nearly aft.....

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Coronavirus and diabetes: What you need
20 Oct, 2020

28-year-old Mario Buelna caught fever and started having trouble breathing in June. He soon tested positive for the nove.....

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Pfizer, BioNTech start combined trials o
20 Oct, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a sign outside Pfizer Headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S.....

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Mixed results for arthritis drug repurpo
21 Oct,2020

- Tocilizumab blocks a particular signaling protein from triggering inflammation - Tocilizumab belongs to a class of dr.....

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COVID-19: India records 55,839 new infec
22 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) The number of coronavirus infections reported in a span of 24 hours remained below 60,000 for th.....

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US health regulator to hold key meeting
22 Oct, 2020

- The panel of independent experts to the US health regulator will also discuss the criteria for allowing emergency use .....

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Covid-19 underscored importance of inves
22 Oct, 2020

- WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that at least a couple of coronavirus vaccines could be available by early.....

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COVID-19 testing kit COVIRAP by IIT-Khar
22 Oct, 2020

- Developed by the researchers of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)-Kharagpur, the potable testing kit deliver result.....

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Japan researchers show masks do block co
22 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese researchers showed that masks can offer protection from airborne coronavirus particles, but e.....

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Exclusive: In WHO overhaul push, EU urge
22 Oct, 2020

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Union wants the World Health Organization to become more transparent about how .....

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As COVID-19 cases spike, pneumonia vacci
24 Oct, 2020

MILAN/FRANKFURT/NEW YORK : As COVID-19 infections rise, people seeking to avoid one lung disease compounding another are.....

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Pfizer seeks clarity on future of trials
23 Oct, 2020

Pfizer Inc and Johnson & Johnson are seeking input from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory committee on re.....

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US health regulator approves first treat
23 Oct, 2020

Washington: The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Remdesivir for the treatment of coronaviru.....

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Serum Institute joins Merck, IAVI to dev
23 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India has entered into an agreement with German pharmaceutical giant Merck KGaA and IAVI, .....

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AstraZeneca says Oxford vaccine deal all
24 Oct, 2020

AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday its coronavirus vaccine deal with Oxford University will allow it to add up to 20% of man.....

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Next 3 months will help determine the si
24 Oct, 2020

Coming three months will help in the determination of the Covid-19 situation in the country although the government is t.....

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Why COVID outbreaks look set to worsen t
24 Oct, 2020

Winter is fast approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, and researchers warn that COVID-19 outbreaks are likely to get wo.....

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COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,9
26 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the .....

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Oxford covid vaccine seen effective in e
26 Oct, 2020

- The Oxford covid vaccine is considered a frontrunner in the race to Covid-19 vaccine. - The outcome of the trials is .....

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationa
26 Oct, 2020

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coro.....

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Moderna Might Seek Government OK for Vac
26 Oct, 2020

Pharmaceutical company Moderna has enrolled all 30,000 volunteers in its coronavirus vaccine clinical trial and might se.....

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After over 3 months, less than 40k COVID
27 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) The number of coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 aft.....

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South Korea begins review of Oxford covi
27 Oct, 2020

South Korea has begun a preliminary review of a Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC fo.....

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Exposure to air pollution increases Covi
27 Oct, 2020

Washington: Long-term exposure to air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of dying from COVID-19 and, for the.....

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Italy okays trial of osteoporosis drug t
27 Oct, 2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy’s main medicines regulator gave the go-ahead on Tuesday for human clinical trials on ralox.....

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Down Syndrome Increases COVID Death Risk
27 Oct, 2020

Adults with Down syndrome have a higher risk of being hospitalized with coronavirus and much higher risk of dying from c.....

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Sanofi, GSK to supply vaccine doses to W
28 Oct, 2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi SASY.PA and Britain's GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L will supply 200 million doses .....

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Novavax delays U.S. trial of COVID-19 va
28 Oct, 2020

FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a small bottle labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe in th.....

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Russia starts making second Covid-19 vac
28 Oct, 2020

Russia has started production of a second Covid-19 vaccine that is yet to complete trials and it will be ramped up by th.....

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Some evidence shows children could be Co
28 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-l
29 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone .....

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Next crop of COVID-19 vaccine developers
29 Oct, 2020

CHICAGO/BERLIN (Reuters) - The handful of drugmakers dominating the global coronavirus vaccine race are pushing the boun.....

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Japan's Takeda to import 50 million dose
29 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co said on Thursday it would import and distribute 50 million dose.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 80,
30 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 30 (PTI) India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload.....

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Study Shows COVID-19 May Cause Brain Agi
30 Oct, 2020

The coronavirus can affect brain functioning and cause mental decline equivalent to the brain aging by about 10 years, a.....

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New polio vaccine poised to get emergenc
30 Oct, 2020

A vaccine against a type of polio that is spreading in the Southern Hemisphere is expected to receive emergency approval.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload goes past 81 l
31 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) With 48,648 fresh COVID-19 infections, India's caseload rose to 81,37,119 on Saturday, whi.....

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Latest on worldwide spread of the corona
02 Nov, 2020

(Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered England back into a national lockdown after the United Kingdom passed t.....

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New polio vaccine poised to get emergenc
02 Nov, 2020

A vaccine against a type of polio that is spreading in the Southern Hemisphere is expected to receive emergency approval.....

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COVID-19 spreads faster, more widely wit
02 Nov, 2020

Transmission of the novel coronavirus within households is high, occurs quickly, and can originate from both children an.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 82 lak
2 Nov, 2020

New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 82 lakh-mark, while the number of people who have recup.....

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COVID-19 Infection Fatality Ratio is Abo
2 Nov, 2020

 A new study conducted by researchers at Imperial College London found the COVID-19 infection fatality ratio is abo.....

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Israel begins clinical trials of COVID-1
03 Nov, 2020

Early in the pandemic, Netanyahu tasked the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) with developing a vaccine ag.....

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Trial in Britain to assess aspirin as po
10 Nov, 2020

The scientists behind the RECOVERY trial, which is looking into a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, said it wo.....

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Sputnik V vaccine developers vouch for i
12 Nov, 2020

The world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus created on the well-studied platform of human adenoviral .....

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COVID-19: South Korea to produce 150 mil
17 Nov, 2020

The production of vaccine is expected to commence in December 2020 and rollout likely to happen during January 2021 N.....

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India to be a part of United Nations bac
18 Nov, 2020

Over 100 scientists join hands with the United Nations to build public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines through Team Halo.....

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Russia's COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik V to
25 Nov, 2020

Close to 40,000 volunteers are taking part in Phase III double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical post-regis.....

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India to host production of 100 millio
28 Nov 2020

Currently Phase III clinical trials of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine are ongoing in Belarus, the UAE, Venezuela and other.....

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Australia invests $4 million for new C
28 Nov 2020

Country’s government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researche.....

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India looking to be self-reliant in de
1 Dec 2020

A total of 10 vaccine candidates have been supported by Department of Biotechnology so far at both academia and industry.....

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COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of p
1 Dec 2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a 40% increase in the number of people needing humanitarian assist.....

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India COVID-19 tally rises to 94.62 lakh
01 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 1 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 94.62 lakh with November registering over 30 per cent decli.....

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AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patient
02 Dec, 2020

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there was lack of clarity in the Ministry of Ayush advisory on allowing homoeopat.....

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How SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain
02 Dec, 2020

Using post-mortem tissue samples, a team of researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin have stud.....

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India coronavirus infections below 40,00
03 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s daily rise in coronavirus infections stayed below 40,000 for a fourth straight day, a.....

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Could COVID delirium bring on dementia?
03 Dec, 2020

In her job as a physician at the Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts, Sondra Crosby treated some of the first people .....

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Russia Vladimir Putin orders mass vaccin
03 Dec, 2020

Russia said last month that its Sputnik V jab was 92% effective at protecting people from COVID-19 according to int.....

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COVID-19 caseload surges to 95.71 lakh,
04 Dec, 2020

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new infections being reported in a day, while the death tol.....

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India biggest buyer of covid-19 vaccine
05 Dec 2020

NEW DELHI : India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global a.....

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COVID-19: 36,652 new cases take India&
05 Dec 2020

The death toll climbed to 1,39,700 with the coronavirus virus claiming 512 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country c.....

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Sputnik V Russia rolls out its COVID-19
07 Dec, 2020

Russia has started its COVID-19 vaccination programme, with the first jabs going to workers at high risk of becoming inf.....

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New CDC Quarantine Recommendations for C
07 Dec, 2020

-The CDC has changed the number of days they advise people to quarantine if they have been exposed to the virus that cau.....

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Sinovac secures $515 million funding to
07 Dec, 2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Sinovac Biotech has secured $515 million in funding from a local firm to double the p.....

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COVID-19 Active caseload falls below 4 l
08 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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WHO against mandatory Covid-19 vaccines
08 Dec, 2020

The WHO said it would be down to individual countries as to how they want to conduct their vaccination campaigns against.....

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Some Covid-19 patients face skin problem
08 Dec, 2020

The team evaluated almost 1,000 cases of patients with skin manifestations of COVID-19 Boston: A new study suggests t.....

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COVID19 Active caseload falls below 4 la
09 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 7 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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Detecting Covid19 in less than 5 minutes
09 Dec, 2020

Illinois [US]: The researchers of University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering claimed to have developed an ul.....

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India COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 l
10 Dec, 2020

New Delhi (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recup.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strat
10 Dec, 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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Not without India. Pharma sector to play
11 Dec 2020

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pan.....

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Indian scientists identify new potenti
11 Dec 2020

 Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronav.....

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WTO delays decision on waiver on COVID
11 Dec 2020

World Trade Organization members on Thursday delayed a decision on a proposal to waive intellectual property rules for C.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.
12 Dec 2020

India recorded less than 30,000 fresh COVID-19 infections on Friday, the second time this month, which pushed its caselo.....

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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vacc
12 Dec 2020

The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculatio.....

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India readies for 600 million COVID va
12 Dec 2020

India will deploy its vast election machinery to deliver 600 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable p.....

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Indian scientists identify new potential
12 DEC 2020

Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronavirus, .....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 98.5
14 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperate.....

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Health centre water crisis increasing Co
14 Dec, 2020

One in four health centres worldwide lacks access to water, putting around 1.8 billion people at increased risk of contr.....

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Covid-19 complications include kidney, l
14 Dec, 2020

As per a new research, a larger study of patients in America has revealed that individuals who contracted coronavirus su.....

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How kids immune systems can evade COVID
14 Dec, 2020

Young children account for only a small percentage of COVID-19 infections1 — a trend that has puzzled scientists. .....

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COVID-19 Daily new infections dip below
15 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 15 (PTI) The daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 for the third time this month taking India&#.....

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Immune system can cause broad damage in
15 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Russia repeats 91.4% efficacy rate in ne
15 Dec, 2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian developers published fresh trial results for their Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine on Monday ba.....

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New coronavirus strain spreading in UK h
16 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists are trying to establish whether the rapid spread in southern England of a new vari.....

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EU planning to buy 180 million additiona
16 Dec, 2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission is planning to exercise options to buy 180 million additional doses of corona.....

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WHO to sift Chinese samples, data in hun
16 Dec, 2020

FALKENSEE: A German scientist who is part of a small team of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to inves.....

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India may need to spend $1.8 billion on
17 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India will have to spend $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion in the first phase of a coronavirus vaccination program.....

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India says ready to soon start volunta
19 Dec 2020

 India’s government said on Friday it could soon start voluntary inoculation against the COVID-19 disease as .....

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As temperatures drop, coronavirus part
19 Dec 2020

In the current research, the scientists tested the virus-like particles on glass surfaces under both dry and humid condi.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strat
19 Dec 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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Cipla launches rapid antigen detection
19 Dec 2020

CIPtest is a rapid point-of-care nasopharyngeal swab test that directly detects the presence or absence of coronavirus a.....

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Researchers find how Covid-19 infection
21 Dec, 2020

A recent study led by researchers from University of California- Los Angeles Health Sciences (UCLA) determined the runni.....

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Italy has patient with new strain of vir
21 Dec, 2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy has detected a patient infected with the new strain of the coronavirus also found in Britain, th.....

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India records lowest daily coronavirus t
22 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has recorded 19,556 new cases of the coronavirus, according to health ministry data on Tuesday,.....

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Oxygen level while walking identifies at
22 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Coronavirus: EU regulator gives conditio
22 Dec, 2020

Following a closed-door expert meeting Monday, the EU drug regulator said it was recommending the shot be licensed for u.....

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Rare fungal infection with mortality rat
22 Dec, 2020

As the world is still battling the novel coronavirus, a rare serious fungal infection has come up which is affecting cov.....

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Scientists say UK strain unlikely to aff
23 Dec, 2020

The faster-spreading coronavirus strain first detected in the UK is unlikely to make vaccines less effective as of now b.....

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AstraZeneca says its vaccine should be e
23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc told Reuters on Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine should be effective against t.....

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New Covid-19 strain not detected in samp
23 Dec, 2020

Pune: Mutant strain of coronavirus found in the United Kingdom was not seen in the samples tested from various parts of .....

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Russia will jointly produce Sputnik V va
23 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Russian envoy to India Nikolay Kudashev on Monday said Moscow will jointly produce the Sputnik V vaccine for .....

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Moderna expects its COVID-19 vaccine to
24 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it expects that the immunity induced by its COVID-19 vaccine would be protecti.....

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Covaxin found to be safe, effective in p
24 Dec, 2020

Bharat Biotech’s indigenous vaccine Covaxin induced immunity against covid-19 through antibodies as well as T-cell.....

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Covid-19 immunity lasts at least 8 month
24 Dec, 2020

Melbourne: People who have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection have immune memory to protect against reinfect.....

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COVID-19 Vaccination- BioNTech confident
24 Dec, 2020

A new strain of the COVID-19 virus which has emerged in the United Kingdom is a major concern for most nations around th.....

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Indian Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has draw
25 Dec 2020

The ICMR said: 'Encouraging phase-1 and phase-2 Covaxin trial results have paved the path for phase-3 clinical trial.....

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Mutated Covid-19 strain’s transm
25 Dec 2020

The mutated coronavirus strain that’s been spreading in the UK appears to be more contagious and will likely lead .....

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New strain of coronavirus detected in 8
26 Dec 2020

 The new strain of the coronavirus has been detected in eight European countries, the regional director of WHO Euro.....

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CoronaVac efficacy at 50-90% in Brazilia
26 Dec 2020

 The CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd showed efficacy between 50% and 90% .....

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Antibodies target different part of co
26 Dec 2020

According to the scientists, including those from Stanford University in the US, the findings shed new light on the link.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine gives 100% protectio
28 Dec, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by the British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford has achieved a ".....

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COVID-19 - Over 20,000 new infections re
28 Dec, 2020

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 97,82,669, pushing the national recovery rate to?95.....

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Co-Rakshak App- Now a safety training ap
28 Dec, 2020

Co-Rakshak is a multilingual chat-based app to build awareness about the coronavirus It is critical that these worker.....

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UK variant linked to high viral loads,
29 Dec 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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Covid-19 vaccination mock drill in fou
29 Dec 2020

Covid-19 vaccination mock drill: The two-day end-to-end dry run was being carried out in Krishna district in Andhra Prad.....

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COVID-19: India records 20,549 fresh cas
30 Dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,02,44,852 with 20,549 new infections being reported in a day, while the number o.....

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Non-judicious use of therapies leads to
30 Dec, 2020

Non-judicious use of medicines and other therapies to treat covid-19 may make the virus resistant to them, which in turn.....

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Health group CEPI to help fund Indian dr
30 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will help fund the production of a COVID-19 vaccin.....

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New Covid-19 strain in India: 20 returne
30 Dec, 2020

Covid new strain in India: As many as 20 returnees from the United Kingdom (UK) so far have been found to be carrying th.....

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COVID: India registers 21,822 new case
31 Dec 2020

 India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,02,66,674 with 21,822 new infections being reported in a day, while t.....

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India will have Covid-19 vaccine withi
31 Dec 2020

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31 Dec 2020

Chen Shifei, the deputy commissioner of China's Medical Production Administration, said at a news conference Thursda.....

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31 Dec, 2020

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01 Jan, 2021

Indian Union Budget 2021-22: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented health crisis worldwide. Researchers.....

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02 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and.....

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02 Jan, 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck the world, IIT-Bombay Professor Rajneesh Bhardwaj was studying how droplets evaporated.....

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04 Jan, 2021

The number of fresh COVID-19 cases was recorded below 20,000 in India on Saturday, taking the country's caseload to .....

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04 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drugs regulator on Sunday approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one d.....

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04 Jan, 2021

A Brazilian association of private health clinics said Sunday it was negotiating with Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat .....

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India records 16,504 new COVID-19 cases,
05 Jan, 2021

Daily new COVID-19 cases in the country remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day taking the virus caseload to.....

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05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) -The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to f.....

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COVID-19: India records lowest daily cas
06 Jan 2021

India recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in over six months,?taking the country's COVID-19 caseloa.....

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WHO recommends two doses of Pfizer COVID
06 Jan, 2021

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) - People should get two doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine within 21-28 days, the World He.....

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Russia says Bolivia has registered Sputn
07 Jan 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bolivia has granted emergency approval for use of Russia’s Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, Ru.....

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Covid-19 in India: Big positive trends
07 Jan 2021

Covid-19 cases in India, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai: Delhi, which had recorded the highest single-day coron.....

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07 Jan 2021

Delhi COVID-19 vaccine plan: The city government is creating a massive storage facility at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specia.....

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08 Jan 2021

Turkish officials last month said that a smaller, companion study in that country of the same vaccine candidate found an.....

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08 Jan 2021

The US biotech company received approval for its shot from the European Commission on January 6. Moderna’s COVI.....

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09 Jan 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-inc.....

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09 Jan 2021

The findings, based on analyses of blood samples from 188 COVID-19 patients, suggest that responses to the novel coronav.....

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11 Jan 2021

India will begin the first phase of vaccination against coronavirus Saturday. In order of priority, an estimated 3 crore.....

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Russia says 1.5 million vaccinated globa
12 Jan 2021

Russia became the first country last August to register a vaccine, months ahead of Western competitors, and Moscow has b.....

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12 Jan 2021

Despite experts pointing out repeatedly that masks and social distancing is the only hope, many are willing to let their.....

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India's Serum to sell AstraZeneca vacc
12 Jan 2021

The pricing for Bangladesh, the world's eighth-most populous country, provides a first glimpse of what it will cost .....

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COVID-19: India records 15,968 new cases
03 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,04,95,147 with 15,968 infections being reported in a day, while the recover.....

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03 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-.....

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03 Jan, 2021

The United States is very slow in collecting and analyzing genetic sequences from COVID-19 patients, putting it at a dis.....

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COVID-19: India records 16,946 new cas
14 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,05,12,093 with 16,946 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries .....

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Exclusive: India wants Pfizer to do loca
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Any vaccine maker, including Pfizer Inc that has sought emergency-use authorisation for its COVID-.....

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15 Jan, 2021

Depression, stress, loneliness and poor health can weaken the body’s immune system and lower the efficacy of covid.....

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15 Jan, 2021

The Serum Institute of India expects WHO emergency-use authorization soon for the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavi.....

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15 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of the COVID vaccination drive on January 16 and all prep.....

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15 Jan, 2021

Pneumonia that is induced by the novel Coronavirus infection is different from the bacteria that causes pneumonia in gen.....

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16 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's COVID-19 vaccination drive and ass.....

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Nepal approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vacc
16 Jan, 2021

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nepal on Friday granted approval for AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD vaccine against the .....

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18 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Smokers and vegetarians were found to have lower seropositivity indicating that they may be at a lesser risk .....

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18 Jan, 2021

UK Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccine.....

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COVID-19: India records 10,064 new cases
20 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI) India reported the lowest number of daily coronavirus infections in over seven months with 10,06.....

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20 Jan, 2021

According to reports published in the Cambodian media, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is seeking help from India t.....

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21 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India update: India has so far vaccinated over 7.86 lakh frontline workers against Coronavirus a.....

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21 Jan, 2021

A nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to be give to school-going children who bear a “very mild” load of the.....

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Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19
21 Jan, 2021

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine is in talks with Indian medical firm Serum Institute on supplying COVID-19 vaccines, Interfax U.....

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22 Jan, 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will pay $5.25 per dose for 1.5 million shots of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus v.....

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22 Jan, 2021

A lineage of the novel coronavirus, first reported to have emerged in South Africa, escapes neutralisation by antibodies.....

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23 Jan, 2021

India is undertaking contractual supplies of coronavirus vaccines to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Bangla.....

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23 Jan, 2021

As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: .....

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25 Jan, 2021

People who recover from COVID-19 are protected against the novel coronavirus for at least six months, and likely much lo.....

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COVID-19: India active cases drop below
27 Jan, 2021

The number of active coronavirus cases in the country dropped to 1,77,266 on Tuesday, constituting just over 1.60 per ce.....

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27 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: The world is on verge of defeating the coronavirus pandemic by adopting preemptive, proactive and collaborati.....

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28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is effective against the new variant of Covid-19 that was traced in the United Kingdom, t.....

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Dr. Reddy - India ends study of COVID-19
28 Jan, 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories said on Wednesday it had terminated its clinical st.....

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Novavax vaccine seems effective against
29 Jan, 2021

Novavax Inc said Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 per cent effective based on early findings from a British.....

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29 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India will soon make available many more Covid-19 vaccines, on top of the .....

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30 Jan, 2021

Over the next few days, India is planning to give more vaccines to countries across the globe. Oman will get one lakh, C.....

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30 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson said on Friday that its single-dose vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 i.....

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01 Feb, 2021

Boston: Following months of interdisciplinary research assessing tens of thousands of lung cells infected with the novel.....

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02 Feb, 2021

Union Budget 2021 India: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while announcing the Union budget has announced a new healt.....

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03 Feb, 2021

To a question on whether the Covishield and Covaxin are able to provide protection from the new coronavirus variant that.....

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03 Feb, 2021

The fifth round of Sero Survey’s findings shows 56% of Delhi’s population have formed antibodies against Cov.....

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03 Feb, 2021

With the Budget for the current fiscal, which was presented before the onset of the pandemic, making no separate allocat.....

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04 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd will seek emergency-use authorisation for Russia&.....

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04 Feb, 2021

Coronavirus vaccination drive: As many as 6,377 health care workers got Covishield jabs at 150 centres of the Delhi gove.....

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India sent 56 lakh COVID-19 vaccine dose
05 Feb, 2021

India provided 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines under grants assistance to a number of countries while 100 lakh dos.....

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06 Feb, 2021

NEW YORK : Scientists have identified a pattern of mutations in the novel coronavirus which enable it to evade the immun.....

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08 Feb, 2021

Global greenhouse gas emissions over the last century have made southern China a hotspot for bat-borne coronaviruses, by.....

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08 Feb, 2021

Artificial intelligence tools can make a 90% accurate prediction of whether a person will die from coronavirus or not, r.....

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08 Feb, 2021

Developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine expect to have a modified jab to cope with the South Africa coronavirus var.....

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More than 58 lakh healthcare, frontline
08 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against coronavirus crossed the 58 lakh-mark on the twenty thi.....

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India records 11,831 new COVID-19 cases,
09 Feb, 2021

India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,08,38,194, with 11,831 new infections being reported in a day, while the.....

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Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine: As coronavirus vaccination programmes have begun in many countries across the world.....

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10 Feb, 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised questions about .....

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WHO wraps up politically-sensitive China
10 Feb, 2021

A much-anticipated inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic wrapped up its mission in China on Tuesday with .....

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Covid-19 vaccine India: 68.26 lakh healt
11 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 68.26 lakh on Wednesday, the 26th day.....

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11 Feb, 2021

While vaccination drives pick up pace, newer hope for fighting COVID and fastening recovery timelines has emerged in the.....

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11 Feb, 2021

The U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in January conducted experiments to see how well wearing a clot.....

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Wockhardt COVID-19 vaccines supply deal
11 Feb, 2021

Drug firm Wockhardt on Wednesday said it has been awarded a six-month extension of its agreement with the UK government .....

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12 Feb, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday people who have been given full doses of the.....

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12 Feb, 2021

BETHESDA, Md. (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States would not have enough coronavirus vacci.....

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12 Feb, 2021

The coronavirus variant first found in the British region of Kent is a concern because it could undermine the protection.....

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12 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 74.30 lakh on Thursday, the 27th day .....

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13 Feb, 2021

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes covid-19 could have come through the food chain, as frozen products can provide a surfa.....

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13 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI : Delhi-based vaccine maker Panacea Biotec Ltd is in advanced talks with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).....

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13 Feb, 2021

Hyderabad-based Biological E is looking at contract-manufacturing 60 crore doses of Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine .....

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15 Feb, 2021

What if COVID-19 never goes away? Experts say it’s likely that some version of the disease will linger for years. .....

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WHO authorises AstraZeneca’s COVID
16 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organisation has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move .....

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Serum will fly out Covishield to Canada
16 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday said it will send COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and O.....

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Govt confirms presence of South African,
17 Feb, 2021

After the UK variants, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday confirmed that two other variants – South African a.....

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18 Feb, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines are likely to be available by the “year-end or before that” in the open markets, Director .....

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90 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administe
18 Feb, 2021

Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said 90 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the count.....

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India to gift 2,00,000 doses of coronavi
19 Feb, 2021

India on Wednesday announced that it will gift 2,00,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to United Nations peacekeepers. Ext.....

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Two new COVID-19 mutations found in samp
19 Feb, 2021

Researchers have found two new mutations in coronavirus samples from Amravati and Yavatmal districtsof eastern Maharasht.....

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19 Feb, 2021

New York: The D614G mutation in the spike protein of the novel coronavirus renders it up to eight times more infectious .....

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20 Feb, 2021

The COVID-19 positivity rate was recorded at zero per cent on Thursday in North East district while the highest percenta.....

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COVID-19 in Delhi: 158 new cases, one de
20 Feb, 2021

Delhi recorded 158 fresh COVID-19 cases and one fatality on Friday, even as the positivity rate stood at 0.26 per cent, .....

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Novavax to provide 1.1 billion COVID-19
20 Feb, 2021

Novavax on Friday has agreed to supply 1.1 billion doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine in nearly 200 low and m.....

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WHO asks countries to expedite genomic s
20 Feb, 2021

New Delhi:Given the pandemic resurgence fears on account of new mutant coronavirus strains, WHO has asked all countries .....

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20 Feb, 2021

Drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech are due to start trials for their messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine in 4,0.....

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22 Feb, 2021

Herd immunity is “very difficult” to achieve and one should not think of it in “practical terms”.....

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23 Feb, 2021

There are more than 7,000 coronavirus mutations in India of which some could pose a serious risk, a senior scientist sai.....

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Kochi firm PNB Vesper Life completes pha
23 Feb, 2021

The city-based PNB Vesper Life Sciences has successfully completed phase 2 clinical trials of PNB-001 (GPP-Baladol), its.....

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24 Feb, 2021

Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) has urged to the Government to include MedTech sector workforce in the ta.....

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India warns of worsening COVID-19 situat
25 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India announced an expansion of its COVID-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday but warned that br.....

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25 Feb, 2021

en years ago, a deadly infectious disease killed more than 36,000 Americans. The next year, it killed another 12,000. Ov.....

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25 Feb, 2021

The EU will launch a programme to study COVID-19 variants and produce "second generation" vaccines against fut.....

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works well in bi
25 Feb, 2021

A real-world test of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in more than half a million people confirms that it’s very ef.....

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27 Feb, 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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National Medical Commission will bring g
27 Feb, 2021

The government is transforming the entire medical education and healthcare sector in the country and as part of the init.....

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27 Feb, 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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Study finds vitamin B6 may help keep Cov
27 Feb, 2021

HIROSHIMA : A recent study led by food scientist Thanutchaporn Kumrungsee can be the first step in showing vitamin B6.....

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India COVID-19 cases surpass 1.11 crore,
01 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.11 crore on Monday with 15,510 new infections, while the active cases registere.....

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PM Modi takes Covaxin shot at AIIMS as p
01 March, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin shot at the AIIMS, Delhi as the second phase of the.....

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Chinese hackers target Indian vaccine ma
02 March, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Chinese state-backed hacking group has in recent weeks targeted the IT systems of two Indian vac.....

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02 March, 2021

A senior World Health Organization official said Monday it was ‘premature’ and ‘unrealistic’ to .....

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2nd phase of COVID vaccination drive beg
02 March 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination drive for people above 60 years and those aged 45 and above with comorbidities began in Delhi o.....

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Covid-19 inoculation drive India update:
04 March, 2021

The government on Wednesday permitted round-the-clock COVID-19 vaccination as part of efforts to speed-up the immunisati.....

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World no closer to answer on Covid origi
06 March, 2021

SHANGHAI : Despite a high-profile visit to China by a team of international experts in January, the world is no closer t.....

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US export curbs can limit COVID-19 vacci
06 March, 2021

The production of coronavirus vaccines and scaling up global availability could be seriously limited due to ban on expor.....

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout India’s g
08 March, 2021

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines by India in collaboration with leading global institutions has “rescued the w.....

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Coronavirus nearing endemic phase in Del
08 March, 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said coronavirus was nearing an “endemic” phase in the nation.....

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COVID-19: India records 18,599 new cases
08 March, 2021

New cases of coronavirus infection in India were recorded above 18,000 for the third consecutive day taking the total ta.....

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IMF’s Gita Gopinath praises India
09 March, 2021

India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and “really stands out” in terms of its.....

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Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine neutral
09 March, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE was able to neutralize a new variant of the coronavirus spreading r.....

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09 March, 2021

A new study of the U.K. and South Africa variants of SARS-CoV-2 predicts that current vaccines and certain monoclonal an.....

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09 March, 2021

Delhi Budget 2021-22: The Delhi government is likely to present its state budget on Tuesday. Ahead of that, a report in .....

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10 March, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine update: Brazilian company Precisa Medicamentos has applied for emergency authorization to use the Bhara.....

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10 March, 2021

Researchers have reported an association between SARS-CoV-2 infection and airborne pollen concentrations. The global spr.....

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UN chief Antonio Guterres blasts vaccine
12 March, 2021

The United Nations chief criticised the “many examples of vaccine nationalism and vaccine hoarding” as well .....

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Acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vacc
12 March, 2021

The Centre on Thursday said the acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vaccine shots has been achieved in collaboration wit.....

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US to provide financial assistance to In
13 March, 2021

The US will provide financial assistance to support Indian drug-maker Biological E’s effort to produce at least 1 .....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines may greatly red
13 March, 2021

Patients without COVID-19 symptoms are far less likely to test positive, and unknowingly spread COVID-19 ten days after .....

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India treading on vaccine diplomacy 58 m
15 March, 2021

India treading on vaccine diplomacy! 58 million doses to 71 countries bolsters Quad vaccine initiative By: FE Online .....

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Covishield side-effects: India to review
15 March, 2021

The central government decided to conduct a deeper review of post-vaccination side-effects from the Oxford-AstraZeneca c.....

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16 March, 2021

New Covid-19 vaccines, including ones that don’t require needles and can be stored at room temperature, may be rea.....

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17 March, 2021

Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 in India Live Updates: From Bhopal to Surat, from Pune to Hyderabad, Covid lockdowns, night cu.....

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17 March, 2021

A central team has warned that Maharashtra is at the “beginning” of a second COVID-19 wave prompting the Uni.....

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18 March, 2021

Covid-19 appears likely to develop into a seasonal disease, the United Nations said Thursday, cautioning though against .....

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19 March, 2021

Coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical .....

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First known case of an infant with antib
19 March, 2021

New York: Pediatricians have reported the first known case of a woman, who was given the first dose of the COVID-19 vacc.....

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6 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses sent to 7
22 March, 2021

More than 6 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been sent to 76 nations, while 4.5 crore doses have been administered t.....

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22 March, 2021

BOSTON : The spike protein of the novel coronavirus, which enables it to infect human cells, is more stable in faster sp.....

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Serum Institute to delay further vaccine
22 March, 2021

NEW DELHI : The Serum Institute of India (SII) has told Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Morocco that further supplies of t.....

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22 March, 2021

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School o.....

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23 March, 2021

Lockdown news today Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: India is experiencing not only a forceful second wave of the co.....

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Global coronavirus deaths rise for first
23 March, 2021

A top World Health Organisation expert on the coronavirus pandemic said the weekly global count of deaths from COVID-19 .....

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India wont expand export of corona vacci
25 March, 2021

India will focus on meeting the domestic demand for coronavirus vaccines in view of a spike in COVID-19 infections in se.....

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25 March, 2021

The rate of increase in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra between February 14 and March 23 was three times that recorded .....

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India detects a new variant of Covid-19:
25 March, 2021

India has detected a new "double mutant variant" of the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Th.....

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Covid-19: Delhi reports 1,254 new cases,
25 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,254 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest in over three months, while six more people succumbed t.....

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Is Covid-19 second wave in India due to
27 March, 2021

Not the new variants, but people stopping to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour is the reason for the surge of cases .....

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AstraZeneca vaccine shows 76% efficacy
27 March, 2021

AstraZeneca Plc on Thursday said results from phase-3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine show a 76% efficacy, marginally .....

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30 March, 2021

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through anoth.....

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30 March, 2021

Variant forms of the novel coronavirus which were first reported in South Africa and Brazil are less efficiently inhibit.....

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31 March, 2021

2021 Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates: As India prepares to go for the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive.....

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31 March, 2021

Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday assured, "Th.....

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01 April 2021

One key question is the dosage: Pfizer gave the 12-and-older participants the same dose adults receive, while testing di.....

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01 April 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has issued orders to add 220 more ICU beds fo.....

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03 April 2021

Over 52,000 beneficiaries received shots on the second day of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive which wi.....

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The Dutch government said Friday it is temporarily halting AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccinations for people under 60 foll.....

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05 April 2021

Pune: Lockdown helps in containing the spread of coronavirus, but affects the economy adversely and hence there is a nee.....

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06 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), and Panacea Biotec today announced to pro.....

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06 April 2021

Coronavirus Covid-19 second wave in India: The Covid-19 situation in India has turned grim with the country’s dail.....

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06 April 2021

The state of Maharashtra is facing an acute crisis with a massive hike in double mutated strain of Coronavirus L452R and.....

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The United Kingdom’s drug regulator says the AstraZeneca vaccine has huge benefits but people under 30 will be off.....

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9 April 2021

India should have reported 320 cases of blood clot associated with administering of Covishield vaccine by now if the Eur.....

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9 April 2021

MANILA (PHILIPPINES) : Philippine health officials have decided to temporarily suspend the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-.....

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10 April 2021

Johnson & Johnson is in touch with the central government to start clinical trial of its much awaited single-dose CO.....

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10 April 2021

Following the surge in cases of Covid-19, pharma major Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) is scaling up production capacit.....

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Govt prohibits exports of remdesivir til
12 April 2021

In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the.....

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13 April 2021

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live Updates: The ugly reality of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit home as.....

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13 April 2021

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine — this time, shots tweaked t.....

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COVID-19 pandemic a long way from over,
14 April 2021

Even though more than 780 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered globally, the pandemic is “.....

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Russia says Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine d
15 April 2021

The developer of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine said Wednesday its jab did not cause blood clots, a potentia.....

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Coronavirus: Remdesivir no life-saving d
14 April 2021

Expressing concern over the panic created by the shortage of Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug, Maharashtra’s COVID-1.....

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16 April 2021

Battling the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Delhi recorded over 17,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday to becom.....

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Covid-19: Delhi CM Kejriwal asks officia
16 April 2021

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked officials to prepare a plan to ensure that there is no shortage of Remd.....

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Foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines: Deci
16 April 2021

India’s drug regulator will take a decision on applications seeking approval for restricted emergency use of forei.....

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17 April 2021

The Delhi government has issued an order for linking of public and private sector diagnostic labs to ensure timely proce.....

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17 April 2021

The European Union has not decided yet whether to sign new contracts for COVID-19 vaccines with AstraZeneca and Johnson .....

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17 April 2021

A total of 1,189 samples have so far tested positive for variants of concern of SARS COV-2 in India, the health ministry.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin production to
19 April 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by Septem.....

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COVID-19: Recommendation of 3rd booster
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting th.....

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COVID: Govt waives import duty on Remdes
21 April 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materia.....

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21 April 2021

Taking multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics or vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of testing positive for the novel.....

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22 April 2021

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen .....

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Biological E may launch vaccine by Augus
22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Biological E Ltd is about to complete phase 1 and 2 trials of its covid-19 vaccine and is expected to launch.....

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23 April 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR) Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI).....

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Double and triple mutants of coronavirus
24 April 2021

The double and triple mutant strains detected in India are one and the same variant of the coronavirus, and the availabl.....

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Zydus Cadila - Virafin gets emergency us
24 April 2021

Amid a continuous spike in the number of coronavirus cases in India, Zydus Cadila’s Virafin has been granted emerg.....

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24 April 2021

The Centre has decided to immediately install DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen generation plants at various state-run hospitals lik.....

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India must reduce mobility and mixing to
24 April 2021

India must control mobility and mixing to reduce a surge in infections, the World Health Organization emergencies direct.....

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to ship 80 metric
26 April 2021

Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an .....

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Throat spray, oral drug for malaria-arth
26 April 2021

Singapore: An antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found.....

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

The central government on Monday asked the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech to lower price of their COVID-19 vaccines .....

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Oxycon: Amid Covid-19 second wave, IISER
26 April 2021

At a time when India is witnessing an unprecedented surge in medical oxygen demand due to the deadly second wave of Covi.....

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Covishield, Covaxin effective against In
28 April 2021

New Delhi: Covishield and Covaxin -- the two coronavirus vaccines currently in use in India -- have efficacy against the.....

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Vital medical supplies reach India as CO
28 April 2021

Vital medical supplies began to reach India on Tuesday as hospitals starved of life-saving oxygen and beds turned away c.....

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrator
28 April 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) will provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India which is experiencing a surge in Co.....

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India to receive first batch of Russia C
28 April 2021

MOSCOW: India will receive a first batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 on May 1, the head of the Ru.....

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Sanofi to produce Moderna coronavirus va
28 April 2021

The French pharmaceutical company Sanofi will help manufacture the Moderna coronavirus vaccine beginning in September, j.....

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Covid-19: First consignments of medical
29 April 2021

The first consignments of medical supplies from the US and Russia are expected to reach India by Thursday and the govern.....

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Pfizer - at-home pill to cure Covid in t
29 April 2021

London: The first human trials of a single pill cure for Covid-19 are underway which, if successful, would mean Covid-19.....

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Centre to direct states to utilise Rs 24
30 April 2021

The Centre will soon direct states to better utilise the staggering Rs 24,500 crore, lying unspent with district mineral.....

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Global community rushes medical supplies
30 April 2021

The international community on Thursday rushed much-needed medical supplies, relief materials, life-saving drugs as well.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutrali
30 April 2021

The made-in India Covaxin vaccine, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, can neutralise the B1617 variant of coro.....

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UK finds 2 further strands of Indian var
01 May, 2021

London: UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-ca.....

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Antiviral drug Clevira repurposed for tr
01 May, 2021

Clevira, a drug primarily developed to treat dengue, has been repurposed as supportive treatment for mild to moderate Co.....

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India records over 66 lakh COVID cases i
01 May, 2021

India reported more than 66 lakh coronavirus cases in April, making it the worst month of the pandemic, and the total nu.....

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03 May, 2021

IT company Tech Mahindra is in the process of filing a patent, along with Reagene Biosciences, for a drug molecule that .....

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01 May, 2021

A group of scientists working on mathematical models to forecast the surge of coronavirus cases said Sunday they could n.....

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Covid-19: India gets first batch of 1.5
03 May, 2021

India on Saturday received the first batch of 1,50,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine even as the country is .....

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UNICEF sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators t
04 May, 2021

The UN children’s agency has sent critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic .....

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India - biggest Serum Vaccine order cove
04 May, 2021

The Narendra Modi-led federal government hasn’t placed an order larger than 110 million doses from the biggest loc.....

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Health Body Chief On Status Of Covid Var
06 May, 2021

New Delhi: The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while the double mutant variant is .....

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Coronavirus: Russia authorises single-do
07 May, 2021

Russia has authorised the one-shot Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine for use, the Russian Direct Investment .....

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Covid third wave inevitable in India, sa
07 May, 2021

Health experts have warned that a Covid-19 third wave is “inevitable” in India, as evidence grows that new v.....

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US govt doing everything it can to help
08 May, 2021

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has.....

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WHO says rush to hospitals worsens India
08 May, 2021

India’s new coronavirus cases have stayed above 300,000 for a sixth consecutive day on Tuesday, while its armed fo.....

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Tech transfers, supply of materials must
10 May, 2021

Partnerships, technology transfers and supply of various critical equipment and materials which go into the production o.....

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Novavax combined influenza/COVID-19 vacc
11 May, 2021

Novavax Inc said on Monday its combined flu and COVID-19 vaccine produced functional antibodies against influenza and th.....

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WHO says virus strain in India a variant
11 May, 2021

Geneva, May 10, 2021 -Schools and stores reopened in parts of Europe on Monday, easing out of months of Covid-19 lockdow.....

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IP waiver will not lead to increased pro
11 May, 2021

Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) on Monday said waiving intellectual property rights will not le.....

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WHO classifies triple-mutant Covid varia
12 May, 2021

A World Health Organization official said Monday it is reclassifying the highly contagious triple-mutant Covid variant s.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Serum says will raise
13 May, 2021

Amid multiple states reporting a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech have submitted to the .....

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Covid-19: Peak will come, virus can agai
14 May, 2021

As the country battles the second wave of COVID-19, the government Thursday said the virus may emerge again and so prepa.....

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216 cr vaccine doses to be available in
14 May, 2021

As states grapple with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the Centre Thursday said that over two billion doses will be .....

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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to deve
14 May, 2021

The IIT Alumni Council-founded Megalab has secured a Rs 300-crore seed funding and is developing a two-dose Ayurveda-bas.....

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Plateauing in daily new Covid cases, sli
14 May, 2021

A plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases and a slight decline in positivity rate have been recorded in the country over .....

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Variant first detected in India is forci
15 May, 2021

British authorities said on Friday that they are considering changing vaccination protocols and rein.....

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Will antibody cocktail help, HC asks Cen
15 May, 2021

New Delhi: One of the largest pharma companies has told the Delhi high court that a new “antibody cocktail” .....

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First batch of DRDO anti-Covid drug to b
17 May, 2021

The first batch of anti-Covid drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on Monday by defence minister Rajnath S.....

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China says it will support India, SA pro
18 May, 2021

BEIJING : China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India.....

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Bharat Biotech Karnataka facility will h
18 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin manufacturing facility that is under construction in Kolar district in Karnataka would have.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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Scientists slam WHO report, calls for fu
20 May, 2021

Geneva: A group of scientists have slammed the World Health Organisation (WHO) for their report into the origins of COVI.....

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Booster effect even at six months, do no
20 May, 2021

Four to six weeks, six to eight or eight to 12? The increasing gap between two Covishield doses in India while the UK re.....

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Aerosols from Covid-19 infected person c
21 May, 2021

New Delhi, May 20 : Nasal droplets fall within 2 metres from a Covid-19 infected person and the aerosols can travel in a.....

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Record 20.61 lakh COVID tests done in a
22 May, 2021

More than 20.61 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 were conducted in a span of 24 hours in the country, the highest-ev.....

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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detectio
22 May, 2021

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit that offers res.....

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DDMA asks pharmacies to display availabl
24 May, 2021

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday directed authorised dealers and pharmacies selling COVID-19 medicine.....

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Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine 100 pe
26 May, 2021

Moderna on Tuesday announced that various studies have shown its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 per cent effective at preventi.....

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Govt looking into securing part of J&
27 May, 2021

Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in India by Biological E cannot be directly channelled to .....

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28 May, 2021

Prevention is better than cure -- but when it comes to Covid, what happens when people can't get the vaccine, don.....

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DRDO anti-Covid drug priced at Rs 990 pe
29 May, 2021

Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) anti-Covid-19 drug will be sold at Rs 990 per sachet by Dr Re.....

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RT-PCR test: NEERI develops simple, fast
29 May, 2021

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has developed a simple and fast method of swab collect.....

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New twist in coronavirus origin saga: No
29 May, 2021

The United States and Britain are stepping up calls for the World Health Organisation to take a deeper look into the pos.....

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Monoclonal antibody cocktail unlikely to
31 May, 2021

New Delhi: Monoclonal antibody cocktail, used for the treatment of COVID-19, is unlikely to lead to further mutation of .....

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Versatile coronavirus antibody may be st
01 June, 2021

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States already had been sick with a coronavirus, albeit a f.....

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Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine shows
04 June, 2021

Moscow: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) on Wednesday announced that the Ru.....

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US eager to involve Indian investigators
05 June, 2021

America's top infectious disease specialist, Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said his country is eager to involve India.....

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B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 drove surge
05 June, 2021

The surge of COVID-19 cases in the country in the last two months shows a correlation with the rise in B.1.617 variant o.....

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New study may help explain low oxygen le
07 June, 2021

A new study published in the journal Stem Cell Reports by University of Alberta researchers is shedding light on why man.....

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US to donate 750K Covid vax doses to Tai
07 June, 2021

Taipei: The US will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, Senator Ladda Tammy Duckworth said here on Sunday. .....

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EMA highlights guidance not to use hepar
08 June, 2021

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday pushed guidance for doctors not to use the blood thinner heparin to treat .....

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Vaccination drive: Centre to provide fre
08 June, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the central government will provide free coronavirus vaccine to st.....

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High vaccination rates can help reduce r
08 June, 2021

A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed t.....

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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut infection r
09 June, 2021

Washington: Taking two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna's mRNA-based vaccines, authorised by the Food and Dr.....

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WTO members to discuss patent waiver for
10 June, 2021

New Delhi: Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to hold discussions on patent waiver for Co.....

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Delta coronavirus variant believed to ha
10 June, 2021

LONDON : The Delta coronavirus variant of concern, first identified in India, is believed to be 60% more transmissible t.....

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Covid-19: Moderna seeks US authorization
11 June, 2021

American biotech company Moderna said Thursday it was asking the US Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use au.....

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Unplanned vaccination can promote mutant
11 June, 2021

A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and members from the national taskforce on COVID-19, have.....

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Thailand books 20 million doses of Pfize
12 June, 2021

Bangkok: Thailand has signed a purchase order for 20 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNT.....

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G7 leaders discuss Wuhan lab leak theory
14 June, 2021

World leaders gathered at the G7 Summit in Cornwall discussed the possibility that a laboratory leak in central China&rs.....

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Direct link between malnutrition and dis
14 June, 2021

Underlining that there is a direct link between malnutrition and diseases, India country director of UN World Food Progr.....

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India holds vaccination drive for people
14 June, 2021

Ahmedabad: Authorities in an Indian city have organised a special drive-through vaccination camp for disabled people in .....

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AstraZeneca shots should be halted for o
14 June, 2021

Countries should also avoid giving the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine to people over 60, the head of the EU drug regula.....

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Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot
15 June, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in .....

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India plans USD 6.8 billion program to b
17 June, 2021

India is considering offering as much as 500 billion rupees ($6.8 billion) of credit incentives to boost health care inf.....

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Antibody test post-vax not recommended:
17 June, 2021

Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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UK trial finds Regeneron anti-viral ther
17 June, 2021

A new, experimental anti-viral treatment used for some worst-affected COVID-19 patients has been found to save lives, ac.....

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Delta Plus variant of coronavirus found
18 June, 2021

A 65-year-old woman has tested positive for the new ‘Delta Plus’ variant of coronavirus  here, official.....

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Zydus Cadila likely to seek emergency us
19 June, 2021

Indian pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila is likely to apply to the central drugs regulator seeking emergency use authori.....

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Delta variant on its way to becoming dom
19 June, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant, which was first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant globally because of it.....

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India should brace for third Covid-19 wa
18 June, 2021

A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than.....

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Scale up health infra, speed up vaccinat
21 June, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public hea.....

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Delta variant ‘greatest threat&rsq
23 June, 2021

Speaking at a White House briefing on COVID-19 on Tuesday, Fauci said the variant, which was first identified in India, .....

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Pfizer in final stages of agreement to s
23 June, 2021

Pfizer is confident of producing three billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines and another four billion by next year, making .....

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Pfizer in final stages of getting approv
24 June, 2021

New Delhi: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of getting approval for .....

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Mankind Pharma inks distribution pact wi
25 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has inked a pact with BDR Pharmaceuticals for distributing Baricitinib, a drug that i.....

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Sputnik V is safest among all Covid-19 v
25 June, 2021

A study by the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health to monitor the safety of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 confirmed.....

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Singapore will continue to give mRNA vac
28 June, 2021

The benefits of receiving an mRNA coronavirus vaccine continue to outweigh the risks of getting inoculated, the Singapor.....

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CSIR-developed BGR-34 effective in post-
28 June, 2021

New Delhi: Dysfunction of glucose metabolism resulting in hyperglycaemia, a high blood sugar level, has been found in 14.....

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Indonesia examines use of Sinovac, Pfize
28 June, 2021

Jakarta: Indonesia is currently examining the use of the Sinovac and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines for people under 18 years .....

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New device can accurately distinguish SA
29 June, 2021

Researchers have developed a tablet-sized device that can distinguish between antibodies produced in response to SARS-Co.....

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COVID-19: US-based diaspora organisation
01 July 2021

A leading diaspora organisation in the US has shipped a large quantity of critical medical equipment to India, including.....

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India believes there is urgent need for
01 July 2021

India believes there is an urgent need for carrying out “major reforms” in the World Health Organization to .....

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Study ties milder COVID-19 symptoms to p
02 July 2021

A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

Ghebreyesus called for a global effort to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September.....

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Covid-19: Wrong injection technique coul
03 July 2021

A new study shows that the wrong injection technique could be one of the reasons behind clotting following inoculation b.....

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Both doses of vaccine provide around 98
05 July 2021

The study was done by the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, in collaborati.....

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Study ties milder COVID-19 symptoms to p
06 July 2021

A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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Recent evidence points to natural origin
07 July, 2021

There is no scientifically validated evidence to support the theory that the coronavirus leaked from a laboratory in Chi.....

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Morepen Labs starts production of test b
07 July, 2021

The first batch will be shipped to Gamaleya Center for quality control. RDIF and Morepen Laboratories have signed a coop.....

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Delta dominant variant in US, makes up m
08 July, 2021

The highly contagious Delta variant has become the dominant coronavirus strain in the US, accounting for more than 51 pe.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut Covid-19 ri
07 July, 2021

WASHINGTON: People who receive Covid-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna are up to 91 per cent less likely to develop the .....

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COVID-19: Northeast, Kerala regions of c
12 July, 2021

This is despite the nationwide tally of new cases remaining low, revealed an analysis by researchers at the Institute of.....

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Decision on emergency use listing of Cov
12 July, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to take a decision on including Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Cova.....

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Dispiriting setback: COVID deaths, cases
15 July, 2021

The World Health Organization reported Wednesday that deaths climbed last week after nine straight weeks of decline. It .....

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Covid-19 Variants AY.1 nor AY.2 is likel
15 July, 2021

Delta variant sub-lineages — AY.1 and AY.2 — are unlikely to be more transmissible than Delta said INSACOG, .....

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WHO chief says it was premature to rule
16 July, 2021

In a rare departure from his usual deference to powerful member countries, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes.....

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2 vaccine doses given to police personne
17 July, 2021

Two doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered to high-risk police personnel were successful in preventing 95 per cent death.....

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47 districts reported over 10 pc COVID-1
17 July, 2021

Forty-seven districts across 12 states and UTs reported over 10 per cent COVID-19 positivity rate for the week ending Ju.....

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Joint pain, backache common among many p
19 July, 2021

A leading private hospital in Delhi on Saturday claimed that joint pain and backache were the most common problems repor.....

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Delta variant infected even vaccinated p
19 July, 2021

Delta COVID variant infected more than 80 per cent people in India during the devastating second wave of the pandemic, a.....

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Bharat Biotech dossier under review for
20 July, 2021

Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO) had a meeting with those of Bharat Biotech and the Hyderabad-based vacc.....

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67.6 pc people have COVID antibodies but
21 July, 2021

On the way forward, Bhargava highlighted the need to ensure full vaccination of all healthcare workers as soon as possib.....

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EU begins real-time review of Sanofi-GSK
22 July, 2021

Europe's drug regulator said on Tuesday it had started a real-time review of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Frenc.....

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Medical oxygen demand peaked to nearly 9
24 July, 2021

The demand for medical oxygen in the country peaked to nearly 9,000 MT in the second Covid wave as compared to the peak .....

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Covid-19: Cases of Kappa variant of coro
26 July, 2021

For the first time, five cases of `Kappa’ variant of coronavirus have been detected in Gujarat, the state health d.....

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India logs 39,742 new Covid-19 cases
26 July, 2021

New Delhi: India added 39,742 new cases of coronavirus infection taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,13,71,901.....

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67.6 Percent population above 6 yrs fou
26 July, 2021

NEW DELHI: Of India's population above the age of six, 67.6 percent have developed antibodies against Covid-19, foun.....

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Longer gap in Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vacc
26 July, 2021

The study of 503 healthcare workers published on Friday found that longer dosing intervals resulted in higher neutralisi.....

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INSACOG sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2
28 July, 2021

New Delhi: An Indian genomics consortium has sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2 genomes out of which nearly 45,000 samples.....

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China reports 49 new COVID-19 cases amid
29 July, 2021

BEIJING, July 29 (Reuters) - China reported on Thursday 49 new COVID-19 cases, down from 86 a day earlier, according to .....

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97,79,440 Covid vaccine doses administer
29 July, 2021

Nearly 38,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered in Delhi on Tuesday, taking the cumulative number to 97,79,.....

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COVID-19: Active cases register increase
30 July, 2021

The active cases have increased to 4,03,840 and comprise 1.28 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID.....

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Japan to widen virus emergency after rec
30 July, 2021

A government panel approved the plan putting Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, as well as Osaka, under the state of emergency.....

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Hard-won gains at risk as Delta variant
31 July, 2021

The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, bu.....

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Sputnik V vaccine production in India to
02 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: The production of Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in India is expected to come fully on stream in .....

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin effective again
03 Aug, 2021

Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) is effective against Delta Plus (AY.1) variant of the coronavirus.....

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Coronavirus did leak from China’s
03 Aug, 2021

A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a Chinese research facility, .....

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4 more Indian pharma firms expected to s
04 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said in Parliament that four more Indian pharma firms are .....

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No vaccination at civic, govt centres in
04 Aug, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination drive was suspended at civic and government-run centres in Mumbai on Wednesday due to paucity o.....

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English study finds 50-60% reduced risk
04 Aug, 2021

Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including.....

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Novavax seeks OK for COVID vaccine in ne
06 Aug, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emerge.....

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Covid-19: India in talks with various co
06 Aug, 2021

India is in talks with various nations for a mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certifications, the government i.....

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Preparing for worst-case scenario, setti
06 Aug, 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city government was preparing for the worst-case scenario in a.....

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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults
06 Aug, 2021

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday said he is hopeful that Covovax, another COVID-19 vaccine being m.....

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SARS-CoV-2 antibodies remain stable or i
07 Aug, 2021

The levels of IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection, according.....

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COVID SCIENCE: Heart attack, stroke risk
07 Aug, 2021

Heart attack, stroke risks rise in COVID-19 patients COVID-19 increases patients' risks for heart attack and st.....

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Fuelled by Delta variant, US COVID-19 ca
09 Aug, 2021

US average of daily COVID-19 cases hit the highest level since February on Sunday (local time), fuelled by the Delta var.....

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Covid-19: Beyond Delta, scientists are w
09 Aug, 2021

The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants – a naming system used by th.....

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Vaccination of pregnant, lactating women
10 Aug, 2021

Seeking to enhance COVID-19 vaccination coverage of pregnant and lactating women, the Delhi government on Monday issued .....

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Inovio focused on launching global COVID
10 Aug, 2021

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) is focused on launching the global late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.....

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COVID-19: Delta Plus variant detected in
11 Aug, 2021

The Delta Plus variant of SARS-CoV2 has been detected in 86 samples in the country so far and it has not led to any expo.....

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U.S. shipping more than 560,000 COVID va
13 Aug, 2021

The United States has started shipping nearly 569,000 Pfizer (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine doses to member countries of the C.....

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Clotting linked with COVID-19 vaccine ve
13 Aug, 2021

The very rare blood clots that can be caused by the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine can be aggressive and deadly .....

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COVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping b
14 Aug, 2021

Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, BioNTech and Moderna Inc are expected to reap billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster shots in .....

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India has done better than any country a
16 Aug, 2021

India has done better than any country in the world as regards to affordability and the reach to the people of COVID-19 .....

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COVID-19 third wave unpredictable: AIIMS
16 Aug, 2021

Talking to reporters at the Gitam Institute, where he received the Foundation Day Award in recognition of his services, .....

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Japan to extend COVID-19 state of emerge
16 Aug, 2021

The Japanese government is set to extend its "state of emergency" soft lockdown in regions including Tokyo to .....

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Govt puts curbs on export of Covid-19 ra
17 Aug, 2021

"The export of COVID-19 rapid antigen testing kits... has been put under restricted category, with immediate effect.....

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COVID R-value drops to below 1 in countr
19 Aug, 2021

After breaching the value of one in the first week of August, the R number, which reflects how rapidly the coronavirus p.....

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Covid ebbing as R-value drops to below 1
20 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: After breaching the value of 1 in the first week of August, the R number, which reflects how rapidly the coro.....

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Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D ge
21 Aug, 2021

Indigenously developed Zydus Cadila COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D has received approval for Emergency Use Authorisation from .....

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Johnson & Johnson files applicat
21 Aug, 2021

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) on Friday said it has submitted an application to the Indian drug regulator to conduct a.....

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U.S. FDA aims to give full approval to P
21 Aug, 2021

Regulators were aiming to complete the process by Friday, but were still working through “a substantial amount of .....

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Delhi reports 24 COVID-19 cases, positiv
23 Aug, 2021

Delhi reported zero daily deaths due to COVID-19 for the third consecutive day on Sunday and 24 new cases of the infecti.....

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721 children in child care institutions
23 Aug, 2021

Over 720 children in child care institutions in 11 states and Union Territories have contracted COVID-19 till now and no.....

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UK to begin offering COVID antibody test
23 Aug, 2021

The United Kingdom will begin offering COVID-19 antibody testing to the general public in the coming week for the first .....

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Covid third wave: Paediatric beds to be
24 Aug, 2021

The West Bengal health department has decided to increase the number of paediatric beds especially at critical care trea.....

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Study says COVID riskier for heart than
26 Aug, 2021

A study from Israel says COVID-19 carries a far higher risk of heart inflammation than Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccin.....

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Taiwan to get BioNTech shots early as Ch
26 Aug, 2021

Taiwan could get its first delivery of BioNTech SE's (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 vaccines one month ahead of schedule as a d.....

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NTAGI to soon chalk out roadmap to intro
26 Aug, 2021

NTAGI Chairman Dr N K Arora said it is estimated that there are around 12 crore adolescents in the age group of 12-18 ye.....

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Increase in viral infection cases in Del
27 Aug, 2021

Hospitals across the national capital are registering a rise in the number of viral infection cases owing to change in w.....

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India gifts medical oxygen plant to Nepa
27 Aug, 2021

India on Thursday donated a medical oxygen plant to Nepal as part of New Delhi’s continued commitment to the Himal.....

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Rise in COVID-19 cases: Plan on tests re
30 Aug, 2021

With Kerala recording over 30,000 COVID-19 cases in the last four days, Health Minister of the State Veena George on Sun.....

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First commercial batch of Covaxin releas
30 Aug, 2021

The first commercial batch of Covaxin was released on Sunday from the new plant of Bharat Biotech at Ankleshwar in Gujar.....

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Foxconn founder asks BioNTech to reserve
30 Aug, 2021

Taiwan’s quest to access the vaccine, jointly developed with Pfizer Inc, has dragged on for months, hampered by ac.....

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U.S. vaccine advisers unanimously favor
31 Aug, 2021

An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday unanimously recommended the Pfi.....

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Covid third wave could peak between Oct-
31 Aug, 2021

Manindra Agrawal, an IIT-Kanpur scientist who is part of the three-member team of experts that have been tasked with pre.....

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WHO European head backs 3rd vaccine dose
31 Aug, 2021

Dr. Hans Kluge cited deeply worrying levels of high transmission, saying 33 countries among the 53 in the WHO Europe reg.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines wouldn’t
02/09/2021

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of COVID-19 Covaxin, said the efficacy of its vaccine would have been 8.....

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Moderna, Japan partner recall 1.6 millio
03/09/2021

The two companies said an investigation at a Spanish factory that produced the vials in question concluded the contamina.....

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After dropping below one, Covid R-value
04/09/2021

The R-value of Kerala stood at 1.33, which is the highest number of active cases in the country. Similarly, the R-value .....

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu calls fo
06/09/2021

Naidu further emphasised that both medical education and treatment should be affordable and within the reach of the comm.....

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In just 6 days of Sept, Mumbai logs over
07/09/2021

The spike in the cases has left the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials worried ahead of the festive seas.....

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India’s strong, decisive decisions
08/09/22021

Inter-sectoral coordination facilitated by establishing high level inter-ministerial groups and communication with state.....

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AIIMS to conduct study to ascertain pres
08/09/22021

Addressing a press conference on the 36th Eye Donation Fortnight celebration by the National Eye Bank (NEB), he said tha.....

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WHO chief urges halt to booster shots fo
09/09/2021

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also said Wednesday he was ‘appalled’ at comments by a leadi.....

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Govt develops COVID-19 vaccine tracker t
10/09/2021

Speaking at a briefing of the Union health ministry, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said the vaccine tracker has .....

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Percentage of Delta variant found in Del
10/09/2021

In the same month, the Alpha variant (B.1.1.7) constituted 2.3 per cent and rest of the variants in toto, comprised 6.8 .....

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CoWIN launches new API: KYC-VS — K
11/09/2021

Over 72 crore vaccine doses have been administered since the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 was flagged off on Ja.....

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Health ministry, ICMR have issued guidel
13/09/2021

The applications for issuing the document and for redressal of grievances shall be disposed off within 30 days of submis.....

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India world’s biggest Covid misinf
15/09/2021

The Covid-19 vaccine does not generate magnetic properties in the human body. Lemon juice up the nose won’t kill t.....

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Russia’s COVID-19 single dose vacc
16/09/2021

According to the recommendations of the SEC meeting held last month, Dr Reddy's, which has tied up with Russian Dire.....

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Novel coronavirus may infect a higher pr
17/09/2021

Comorbidities such as anaemia, tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus were associated with an increased risk of maternal dea.....

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While urging vaccination, WHO declines j
18/09/2021

Vellucci said she would look into whether percentages of UN staff that had been vaccinated could be provided. The Unite.....

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Delhi hospitals see rise in number of se
18/09/2021

"Especially infants under one year are showing severe symptoms, few of them needed to be hospitalised too. Many of .....

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95 children, adolescents among 623 new C
20/09/2021

The rate of infection among children and adolescents stands at 15.24 per cent. It was 11.9 per cent on the previous day,.....

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Covid origins probe: The Lancet does U-t
21/09/2021

After facing backlash for its coverage of origins of the Covid pandemic, the much acclaimed scientific journal -- The La.....

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WHO reports global decline in new COVID-
23/09/2021

The UN health agency said there were just under 60,000 deaths in the past week, a 7 per cent decline. It said that while.....

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Tiny antibodies from llamas can potentia
23/09/2021

Human antibodies have been a key treatment for serious COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, but typically need to be admi.....

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No evidence of any new variant of SARS-C
24/09/2021

In its latest bulletin dated September 20, the INSACOG said Delta continues to be the main variant of concern in India. .....

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U.S. CDC advisers back COVID-19 booster
24/09/2021

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Thursday recommended a booster shot of the Pfi.....

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India first to develop DNA vaccine, can
27/09/2021

The "plug-and-play" technology on which the plasmid DNA platform is based can be easily adapted to deal with m.....

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