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Chennai: The spice that brings goodness of health to Indian curries and is better known as the key ingredient of ‘.....

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According to the report, approx 2.5x growth in households using ePharmacy services during COVID-19 lockdown The Feder.....

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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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The Governing Board of NHA, which implements the AB-PMJAY, met on Thursday to review the implementation of the scheme un.....

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

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

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16 Aug, 2020

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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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16 Aug, 2020

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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

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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

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18 Aug, 2020

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19 Aug, 2020

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19 Aug, 2020

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

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

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

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

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A COVID-19 saliva test developed by researchers at Yale University appeared to perform at least as well as nasal swabs i.....

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Russia’s proposed Covid-19 vaccine induced an antibody response in all participants in early trials and found no s.....

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Ro, an online health-care startup, said Monday that it raised $200 million in a new funding round, bringing its total ra.....

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08 Sept, 2020

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

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

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

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

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13 Sept, 2020

NEW DELHI: Over one lakh unique health IDs have been created under the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), which was.....

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

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

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

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

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

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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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18 Sept, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday disagreed .....

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18 Sept, 2020

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TCS sets up 11 coronavirus isolation cen
21 Sept, 2020

India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has set up 11 first-line COVID-19 isolation c.....

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

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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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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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It is even more important to receive the flu vaccination this year to help prevent a 'twindemic' of flu and COVI.....

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

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to soon announce new, more stringent standards for an emergency author.....

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

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Pfizer Inc. should wait until at least late November before seeking FDA authorization of its Covid-19 vaccine to meet ri.....

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

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

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 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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Yes, it’s possible. The WHO has acknowledged the possibility that COVID-19 might be spread in the air under certai.....

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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

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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(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 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number o.....

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Washington: Scientists have developed a new method of testing for COVID-19 that doesn't make use of key reagents but.....

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New Delhi: In the absence of a safe and effective medicine against Covid-19, several drugs used in cancer therapy have b.....

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

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In the absence of a safe and effective medicine for covid-19, drugs used to treat cancer are being considered. Globally,.....

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A combination of antiviral drugs usually used to treat HIV has no beneficial effect in patients hospitalised with COVID-.....

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

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

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Vaccine-maker Moderna Inc will soon apply for real-time reviews of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine in Europe, days aft.....

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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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The U.S. government has awarded $486 million to AstraZeneca Plc to develop and secure supplies of up to 100,000 doses of.....

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

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

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

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

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

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US pharmaceutical firm Eli Lilly on Tuesday paused a late-stage trial of its experimental lab-produced antibody treatmen.....

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

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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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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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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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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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NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— Nanavati Super Specialty Hospital lit up Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and th.....

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Series-E round for Medtech startup was led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ve.....

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By the end of the current 11th Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, there were 119 confirmed cases, 11 probable, 55 deat.....

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A joint research team at Queen’s University Belfast studied the symptomatology of infection and the kinetics of th.....

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While two different dosing regimens demonstrated efficacy, no hospitalizations or severe cases of COVID-19 have been rep.....

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Company prepares for the anticipated storage and distribution demands of COVID-19 vaccines in Asia excluding China and J.....

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India Health Fund and Villgro Innovations Foundation collaborate to launch a first-of-its-kind platform to fight infecti.....

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Set to revolutionize Covid-19 testing in India, the company has partnered with GeneStore to offer diagnostic tests whose.....

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Team of doctors from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket flew down to Kathmandu to put an ECMO on the sick patient who .....

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Omron leads $65M investment round for
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Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan visited the National Health Authority and reviewed implem.....

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With a $1.12 million funding, clinical studies at the University of Sydney to look at the potential of needle-free deliv.....

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A joint study undertaken by MedGenome Labs and AIMSR has reported a rare Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy which affects the h.....

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The team at country’s leading institute found the potential to reverse biological phenomenon of aging in skin cell.....

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Artificial Intelligence based smartphone application for patients with heart disease assists in early and accurate detec.....

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Indian government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researchers to con.....

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AstraZeneca U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial
03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc will likely get results of its U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial in late-January and could potenti.....

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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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Lilly to supply 650,000 more doses of CO
03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Wednesday the U.S. government has purchased 650,000 additional doses of its COVID-1.....

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U.S. CDC approves expert panel recommend
04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday approved an advisory panel&r.....

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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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Can Some Vaccines Reduce Your Alzheimers
04 Dec 2020

 Could vaccines play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are looking at that question mo.....

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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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Kidney ailment leading risk factor for c
05 Dec 2020

 An analysis of Geisinger's electronic health records has revealed chronic kidney disease to be the leading ris.....

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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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Zydus Cadila gets DGCI nod for phase 3 c
05 Dec 2020

In a regulatory filing, Zydus Cadila said it has received approval from the DCGI to start the phase 3 clinical trials in.....

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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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1 Dead, 292 Fall Sick In Andhra Pradesh
07 Dec, 2020

Amaravati: The mysterious disease that began spreading in Eluru city in Andhra Pradesh claimed one life on Sunday even a.....

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Midwives May Help Save the Lives of Mill
07 Dec, 2020

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of women die every year from pregnancy-related causes. More than 90 per cent .....

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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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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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Serum likely to supply COVID-19 vaccine
08 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, is close to signin.....

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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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Co-WIN Health Ministry develops mobile a
09 Dec, 2020

The Union Health Ministry has developed a digital platform, including a mobile application, for real-time monitoring of .....

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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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UK medicine regulator says people with a
10 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK’s medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food sho.....

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CDSCO expert panel seeks more data on co
10 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: An expert committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday sought additional.....

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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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Evolution may be to blame for high risk
11 Dec 2020

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinom.....

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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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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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Bahrain approves registration for Sinoph
14 Dec, 2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Sunday it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical G.....

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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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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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WHO says authorities investigating new C
15 Dec, 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is aware of a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged in Britain, but .....

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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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COVID Tied to Rare But Severe Eye Infect
15 Dec, 2020

MONDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) - A rare, sight-stealing infection might be triggered by COVID-19, a new stu.....

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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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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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High BP in Middle Age Can Harm Your Brai
16 Dec, 2020

High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking skills as early as middle age, new Brazilian researc.....

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Obesity impairs immune cell function, ac
16 Dec, 2020

Obesity has been linked to increased risk for over a dozen different types of cancer, as well as worse prognosis and sur.....

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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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Covid-19 vaccines: India proposed WTO pa
17 Dec, 2020

Covid-19 vaccines look set to protect millions of citizens of the world’s richest countries in the coming months. .....

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AEFI reporting to be done through Co-WIN
17 Dec, 2020

Need to build on the standard principles of AEFI, make it specific to COVID-19 vaccines: Dr V K Paul In the course of.....

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With 22,890 fresh cases, India COVID-19
18 dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 99.79 lakh with 22,890 new infections being reported in a day, while total recover.....

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Covid recovery rate in India among highe
18 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India's Covid-19 recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Thu.....

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COVID-19 virus enters the brain, researc
18 Dec, 2020

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog a.....

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Covid-19 vaccinations in European Union
18 Dec, 2020

The EU is to start Covid-19 inoculations on December 27, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thur.....

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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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Covid-19 vaccine delivery to poor coun
19 Dec 2020

'The light at the end of the tunnel has grown a little bit brighter,' WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told .....

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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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Qatar approves Pfizer and BioNTech COVID
21 Dec, 2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health approved on Sunday the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine fo.....

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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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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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Optogenetic method can reveal how gut mi
22 Dec, 2020

Research has shown that gut microbes can influence several aspects of the host's life, including ageing. Given the c.....

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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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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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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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First indigenous vaccine against pneumon
24 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: The first indigenous vaccine against pneumonia, developed by Serum Institute of India (SII), is slated to be .....

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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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Zydus Cadila seeks nod to start phase II
25 Dec 2020

The Phase II study of the vaccine ZyCoV-D had been conducted in over 1000 healthy adult volunteers as part of the adapti.....

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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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Chinese Sinovac covid vaccine more tha
25 Dec 2020

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech was found to be more than 50% effective in a.....

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Aurobindo Pharma signs pact with Covaxx
25 Dec 2020

Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Covaxx, a US-based company, have entered into an exclusive license agreement to develop, commer.....

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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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India, get ready for Covid vaccines! M
26 Dec 2020

The dry run will include testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for COVID-19 vaccine, management of cro.....

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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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National Task Force recommends enhanced
28 Dec, 2020

Whole Genome Sequencing for 5 per cent of positive cases, more than 50 samples of UK returnees are currently under seque.....

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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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The beginning of the end: Europe rolls o
28 Dec, 2020

Europe launched a massive vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to take the first shots to se.....

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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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Efficacy of Oxford jabs at 95% if give
29 Dec 2020

AstraZeneca Plc will soon release data showing that the effectiveness of its covid-19 vaccine rises to as much as 95% if.....

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Serum Institute of India to make 300 m
29 Dec 2020

Adar Poonawalla, COO, SII, said they have a stockpile of 40-50 million doses already and more are being produced every w.....

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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

We should get approval for the vaccine in the county within a few days. I would say days rather than weeks or months,.....

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India braces for COVID-19 vaccination dr
01 Jan, 2021

Corona Vaccines in India: The Union Health Ministry is leaving no stone unturned to make the COVID-19 vaccination proces.....

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Budget 2021: Ayurvedic medication makes
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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WHO emergency COVID-19 vaccine listing a
01 Jan, 2021

ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Thursday listed Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for eme.....

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Exclusive- Drugmakers to hike prices for
01 Jan, 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc, Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc plan to raise U.S. prices on mo.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in
02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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India drug regulator approves AstraZenec
02 Jan, 2021

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

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India records less than 20,000 fresh COV
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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India approves AstraZeneca and local COV
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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Pivotal moment as Britain set to roll ou
04 Jan, 2021

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will become the first country to roll out the low cost and easily transportable AstraZeneca a.....

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Brazil private clinics seek deal for Ind
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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Coronavirus vaccine to cost Rs 219-292 t
05 Jan, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot ( ?219-292) to the .....

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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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Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech call
06 Jan, 2021

After publicly trading barbs over the efficacy of their respective vaccines, Serum Institute of India chief executive of.....

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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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New class of antibiotics active against
06 Jan, 2021

Wistar Institute scientists have discovered a new class of compounds that uniquely combine direct antibiotic killing of .....

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CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine allianc
07 Jan 2021

German biotech firm CureVac has agreed to an alliance with drugmaker Bayer to get global support in seeking approval for.....

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Delhi COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine expe
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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South Africa to get 1.5 million vaccin
08 Jan 2021

South Africa health ministry said it was working with the country's health regulator SAHPRA to ensure there were no .....

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Brazilian study says Sinovac COVID-19
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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National Family Health Survey V: The N
08 Jan 2021

Sizeable is seen in access to drinking water and coverage of improved sanitation facility at the household level. Rec.....

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Bird Flu scare in Delhi as unusual mor
09 Jan 2021

The government has urged that the general public and farmers should be careful and avoid misinformation in consumption o.....

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China to provide COVID-19 vaccines fre
09 Jan 2021

Three vaccines had already been given to limited groups at high risk of infection, including medical workers, through an.....

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PM Modi stated India’s Covid-19
09 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: India sees international cooperation in this field, particularly with its neighbours, as its duty, Min.....

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WHO tells rich countries: stop cutting
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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Protective immunity against SARS-CoV-2
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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Parliamentary panel on health likely t
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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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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Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishiel
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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Covid-19 pneumonia causes more damage th
03 Jan, 2021

Washington: Researchers from Northwestern University claims that COVID-19 pneumonia spreads like multiple wildfires, lea.....

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India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare
03 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines nationwide on Tuesday, preparing fo.....

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Delays in Genetic Sequencing Slow COVID
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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Bolivia signs contract with India Serum
14 Jan, 2021

LA PAZ (Reuters) - The Bolivian government said on Wednesday it had signed a contract with India’s Serum Institute.....

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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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All states have got vaccines for the fir
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Putting rest to apprehensions that covid-19 vaccines will be supplied to selected states in the first phase o.....

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Depression, stress can lower efficacy of
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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National Polio immunisation programme re
15 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: The National Polio immunisation programme, as part of which children in the age group of 0-5 years are admini.....

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Serum Institute expects WHO emergency ap
15 Jan, 2021

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

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Covid-19 Vaccination in India: PMO revea
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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PM launches India's vaccination drive ag
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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2,24,301 beneficiaries given COVID-19 va
18 Jan, 2021

A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse event.....

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Smokers, vegetarians at lesser risk of c
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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Covid-19 Vaccine Update: Brazil health a
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 Vaccination in India LIVE: Worl
19 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccination in India Day 4 Live Updates: Coronavirus vaccination in India today enters its fourth day and so fa.....

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Total COVID-19 recoveries nearly 50 time
19 Jan, 2021

India’s total COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed the active caseload by more than one crore, the Union Health Mini.....

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WHO hints at signs of "vaccine nationali
19 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Signs of ‘vaccine nationalism’ are apparent during the covid-19 pandemic with countries attemptin.....

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India, China set to lead vaccine distrib
19 Jan, 2021

Moody’s Analytics on Monday said India, along with China, would take lead in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in .....

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New evidence of health threat from chemi
19 Jan, 2021

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have uncovered new evidenc.....

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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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COVID-19: Of those vaccinated, 0.18 pc w
20 Jan, 2021

Paul said the concerns about adverse effects and serious problems as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, insignific.....

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‘Once COVID-19 vaccine vial opened
20 Jan, 2021

The Delhi government has received 2.74 lakh doses of the vaccine so far from the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal .....

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Covid 19 vaccination in India LIVE: 7.86
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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Nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to g
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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South Africa to pay $5.25 a dose for Ast
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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Bird flu: FSSAI advises consumers not to
22 Jan, 2021

In view of the bird flu scare, regulator FSSAI on Thursday advised consumers not to eat half-boiled eggs and undercooked.....

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Covid 19 vaccine in India: Zydus Cadila
22 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 vaccine in India: In a major step towards having another Covid-19 vaccine after Serum Institute of India’.....

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Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers rece
23 Jan, 2021

Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the seventh day.....

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India undertaking contractual supplies
23 Jan, 2021

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

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COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech success
23 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech has successfully administered second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 13,000 volunteers as part of.....

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COVID-19 vaccination in India till now:
25 Jan, 2021

Over 16 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the ninth day.....

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Vaccinated people may still transmit COV
25 Jan, 2021

One of England’s leading medical officers on Sunday urged the public to continue to follow the strict lockdown rul.....

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Tata in talks to launch Moderna COVID-19
25 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a par.....

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WHO issues new clinical advice on treati
27 Jan, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued fresh clinical advice on Tuesday for treating COVID-19 patients, including th.....

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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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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 20 l
27 Jan, 2021

Over 20 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Tuesday evening, as per prov.....

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World on verge of defeating Covid-19 pan
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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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 l
28 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country so far.....

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GSK, PATH, Bharat Biotech sign pact for
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech (BBIL) has tied up with pharma major GSK, and PATH, a global team of innovators working to accelerate hea.....

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Covid 19 vaccine update: Bharat Biotech
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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Davos address: Many more Covid-19 vaccin
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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Serum seeks regulatory nod for second Co
30 Jan, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought regulatory approval for carrying out trials in India for its sec.....

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Dr Reddys eyes to launch Sputnik V vacci
30 Jan, 2021

Dr Reddys Laboratories, which is conducting Phase 3 trials of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, believes the ja.....

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India fulfils
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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J&J vaccine adds to COVID-19 arm
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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Messe Frankfurt India ties up with AMTZ
30 Jan, 2021

Slated from October 7-8, 2021 in Visakhapatnam, the joint effort aims to provide further impetus to indigenous manufactu.....

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01 Feb, 2021

Vardhan expressed his deep gratitude to the scientific community for their contribution in developing and testing COVID-.....

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China says 16 Chinese COVID-19 vaccines
01 Feb, 2021

As the demand for the COVID-19 vaccine intensified around the world, China said that it has increased the number of vacc.....

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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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02 Feb, 2021

Geneva: The UK COVID-19 variant has now spread to 82 countries and the South African strain to nearly 40, Maria Van Kerk.....

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02 Feb, 2021

Obesity is an additional burden on brain health and it may exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new stud.....

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02 Feb, 2021

University of Illinois Chicago is one of the U.S. sites participating in clinical trials to cure severe red blood congen.....

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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

A new study shows that intense immunosuppression followed by a hematopoietic stem cell transplant may prevent disability.....

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Fifth Sero Survey: More than 56% people
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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Covid-19 vaccine India update: PM-CARES
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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Coronavirus vaccination India update: Ov
03 Feb, 2021

Two states, Gujarat and West Bengal, initiated vaccination of frontline workers on Tuesday and 19,902 frontline workers .....

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New TB treatment to cut pill intake by t
04 Feb, 2021

JOHANNESBURG : A new tuberculosis treatment that slashes costs and the pill burden for patients will be rolled out in fi.....

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WHO-led COVAX vaccine scheme agrees new
04 Feb, 2021

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - India’s Serum Institute will supply 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines developed by .....

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04 Feb, 2021

Five states and UTs account for 66.36 per cent of these. Maharashtra reported maximum casualties with 30 new fatalities......

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Coronavirus vaccination drive: 7,365 peo
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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Sero survey: A fifth of Indians infected
05 Feb, 2021

A little over a fifth of India’s population is infected with Covid-19, the latest sero survey released by ICMR rev.....

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India’s COVID positivity rate dips
05 Feb, 2021

India’s cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate has declined to 5.42 per cent while the weekly positivity rate (last w.....

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05 Feb, 2021

Variation in consumption of market-acquired foods outside of the traditional diet -- but not in total calories burned da.....

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Fecal microbiota transplants help patien
05 Feb, 2021

For patients with cancers that do not respond to immunotherapy drugs, adjusting the composition of microorganisms in the.....

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Pfizer drops India vaccine application a
06 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Friday it had withdrawn an application for emergency-use authorisation of its C.....

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No permission given for use of vaccine a
06 Feb, 2021

India has not given permission for use of any vaccine against bird flu nor other countries like the US, UK and the Europ.....

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COVID-19 in Delhi: 154 fresh cases, two
06 Feb, 2021

Delhi recorded 154 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, while the death toll rose to 10,873 with two new fatalities. The f.....

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Fungi in the gut prime immunity against
06 Feb, 2021

Common fungi, often present in the gut, teach the immune system how to respond to their more dangerous relatives, accord.....

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COVID-19: India now 3rd topmost country
08 Feb, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) India has become the third topmost country in the world in terms of the number of COVID-19 vaccin.....

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Climate change may have driven the emerg
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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AI tools can predict mortality from Covi
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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AstraZeneca vaccine being tweaked to fig
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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09 Feb, 2021

New research finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral .....

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09 Feb, 2021

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India achieves 60 lakh COVID-19 vaccinat
09 Feb, 2021

The total number of people who have received anti-coronavirus vaccine shots till Monday evening has crossed 60 lakh, the.....

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10 Feb, 2021

An expert committee set up to develop the criteria for identifying significant comorbidities present in a person, which .....

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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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Overall COVID-19 seropositivity among he
10 Feb, 2021

The overall COVID-19 seropositivity among healthcare workers is assessed to be 25.7 per cent as per the third seropreval.....

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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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COVID-19 in India: Less than 5,000 activ
11 Feb, 2021

Active COVID-19 cases in the country have dropped to 1.41 lakh comprising just 1.30 per cent of the total infections, wh.....

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Biden says there will not be enough COVI
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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Covid-19 vaccine: Over 73.30 lakh health
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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Covishield vaccine being procured by gov
13 Feb, 2021

The Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, is being procured by t.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Japan expected
13 Feb, 2021

Japan’s health minister says the efficacy of Pfizer vaccine was endorsed by a ministry panel, paving the way for a.....

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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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Two suspected Ebola cases in Guinea capi
15 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization said today two suspected cases of Ebola had been reported in Guinea's capital Conakry......

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15 Feb, 2021

As a professor of pediatrics and cellular and molecular medicine at University of California San Diego School of Medicin.....

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Gamechanger drug for treating obesity cu
15 Feb, 2021

One third (35%) of people who took a new drug for treating obesity lost more than one-fifth (greater than or equal to 20.....

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AYUSH Ministry, WHO SEARO ink agreement
16 Feb, 2021

The AYUSH Ministry and the World Health Organization’s South East Asia Regional Office has signed a Letter of Exch.....

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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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Prediabetes may be linked to worse brain
16 Feb, 2021

For the study, published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, researchers analysed data from the UK Biobank .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: SII to supply 20 milli
17 Feb, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) to supply the AstraZeneca-.....

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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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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

The ICMR is making efforts to test the efficacy of the vaccine against the South African and Brazilian strains of the Co.....

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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

Over 60% of the country's healthcare workers have been vaccinated since India began vaccination drive on 16 January......

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Only 0.0004% required hospitalisation ag
17 Feb, 2021

The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 85 lakhs today. 85,16,7.....

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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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18 Feb, 2021

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- "Prediabetes" -- where blood sugar levels are high but not yet ti.....

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India stands on threshold of vaccinating
19 Feb, 2021

India stands on the threshold of vaccinating each and every Indian against COVID-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.....

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WHO says more than 11,000 Ebola vaccines
19 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization says it will be sending more than 11,000 Ebola vaccinations to the West African nation of .....

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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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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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Upsurge in daily new COVID-19 cases in K
22 Feb, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have recorded an "upsurge".....

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Herd immunity difficult to achieve: AIIM
22 Feb, 2021

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

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Need to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccin
22 Feb, 2021

The Union Health Ministry has written to all states and UTs highlighting the need to significantly enhance the pace of C.....

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Worlds Pharmacy India! Bolivia airlifts
13 Feb, 2021

Last week, India once again dispatched 15 tonnes of five different medicines to combat COVID-19 pandemic to South Americ.....

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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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WHO inks pact with ESIS for no-fault com
23 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) and US-based risk management services provider ESIS Inc signed an agreement on behal.....

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Government integrates non-alcoholic fatt
23 Feb, 2021

Government on Monday integrated the Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the National Programme for Prevention a.....

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Covid surge in Maharashtra and Kerala: R
24 Feb, 2021

While 187 cases of the UK strain, six of the South African (SA) and one of the Brazilian one — all contain the E48.....

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24 Feb, 2021

There is no direct relation between the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and some other states, and the mut.....

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Scientists identify more than 140,000 vi
24 Feb, 2021

Viruses are the most numerous biological entities on the planet. Now researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EM.....

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MTaI urges govt. to include med device w
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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Covid-19 Variants: EU to launch an incub
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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India dispatches first batch of six lakh
25 Feb, 2021

India on Wednesday dispatched the first batch of six lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to the African country of Ghana under t.....

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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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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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US advisers endorse single-shot COVID-19
27 Feb, 2021

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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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01 March 2021

FRIDAY, Feb. 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- Rheumatoid arthritis drugs may save lives of patients hospitalized with severe.....

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02 March, 2021

The personal example set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in taking the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine would give a huge .....

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Over 10 lakh citizens registered themsel
02 March, 2021

Over one million citizens have registered themselves on the Co-WIN portal till 1 pm on Monday, the Union Health Ministry.....

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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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Covid-19: Vaccine manufacturers to meet
03 March, 2021

Top executives of vaccine manufacturers, including Serum Institute (SII) and Bharat Biotech, will meet Prime Minister Na.....

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Covid-19 vaccination drive India update:
03 March, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination drive India update: The Union government on Tuesday urged states and Union Territories (UTs) to uti.....

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03 March, 2021

On Tuesday, the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana started COVID-19 vaccination campaigns which are focu.....

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03 March, 2021

A novel targeted immunotherapy approach developed by researchers at the Ludwig Center, the Lustgarten Laboratory, and Bl.....

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03 March, 2021

University of Queensland researchers have confirmed a link between depression and stomach ulcers, in the world's lar.....

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04 March, 2021

The World Health Organization has warned that one in four people in the world – nearly 2.5 billion people – .....

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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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04 March, 2021

Coronavirus immunisation drive: With the next phase of COVID-19 vaccination having commenced earlier this week for a who.....

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Clinical trials underway to test jab eff
04 March, 2021

Clinical trials are now underway to test the safety and efficacy of covid-19 vaccines for children, the Union health min.....

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COVID-19: India records 16,838 fresh cas
05 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,11,73,761 with 16,838 fresh cases reported in a day, while the number of p.....

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India grappling with shortage of ENT spe
05 March, 2021

NEW DELHI: A World Health Organization (WHO) report has pointed out to a huge deficit of healthcare workers for hearing .....

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Doses of AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine pi
05 March, 2021

Europe’s reluctance to distribute millions of doses of AstraZeneca PLC’s Covid-19 vaccine is coming under pr.....

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IIT Guwahati researchers design AI-based
05 March, 2021

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), along with scientists from renowned research.....

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Nearly 14 lakh inoculated against COVID-
06 March, 2021

Nearly 14 lakh people were inoculated against COVID-19 on March 4, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number .....

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HC asks Delhi govt to comply with order
06 March, 2021

The Delhi High Court Friday said it expects that the AAP government will put things in order and comply with a judicial .....

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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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06 March, 2021

Women who experience an accelerated accumulation of abdominal fat during menopause are at greater risk of heart disease,.....

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08 March, 2021

Washington: People who have had major sinus surgery should consult their ENT (ear, nose, throat) doctor before undergoin.....

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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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Delhi Budget could make provision for fr
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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India records 17,921 new COVID-19 cases,
10 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,12,62,707 with 17,921 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the recoveries s.....

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Coronavirus vaccine: 81.59 lakh healthca
10 March, 2021

A total of 81.59 lakh healthcare workers and 1.01 crore frontline workers were registered on Co-WIN portal for anti-coro.....

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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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Britain approves worlds most expensive d
10 March, 2021

The 'most expensive drug in the world' has been approved by the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NH.....

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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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First AI system for contactless monitori
12 March, 2021

Smart speakers, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, have proven adept at monitoring certain health care issues at home......

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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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13 March, 2021

Noting that people are realising the benefits of Ayurveda and its role in boosting immunity, Prime Minister Narendra Mod.....

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New lung cancer screening recommendation
13 March, 2021

Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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New discovery explains antihypertensive
13 March, 2021

A new study from the University of California, Irvine shows that compounds in both green and black tea relax blood vesse.....

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Ireland suspends AstraZeneca vaccine ami
15 March, 2021

Irish health officials on Sunday recommended the temporary suspension of the AstraZeneca vaccine after reports of seriou.....

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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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15 March, 2021

Cancer cells can dodge chemotherapy by entering a state that bears similarity to certain kinds of senescence, a type of .....

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Major European nations suspend use of As
16 March, 2021

Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries Monday to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vacci.....

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PM Modi to interact with chief ministers
16 March, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination dr.....

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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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16 March, 2021

Achalasia is a disease where the function of the esophagus stops working overtime. It is thought to be neural degenerati.....

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16 March, 2021

In a mouse study, Australian researchers have mapped out what happens behind the scenes in fat tissue during intermitten.....

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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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Govt places new purchase order with SII
17 March, 2021

The Centre has placed a new purchase order with the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the supply of 10 crore doses of t.....

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TUESDAY, March 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- A commonly prescribed component of the life-saving antiretroviral drug cockt.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine: EU regulator firmly
17 March, 2021

The EU's medicines regulator has said it remains "firmly convinced" that the benefits of the Oxford-AstraZ.....

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Centre says COVID vaccine wastage in Ind
18 March, 2021

The average of COVID-19 vaccine wastage in India is 6.5 per cent, with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh recording 17.6 and 1.....

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Cumulative number of COVID vaccine doses
18 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.64 crore, the Union Health Min.....

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WHO vaccine expert calls blood clots ver
18 March, 2021

GENEVA : A top World Health Organisation expert on vaccines says people should feel reassured that even if health author.....

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18 March, 2021

It has long been understood that a parent's DNA is the principal determinant of health and disease in offspring. Yet.....

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Over 3.89 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses admi
19 March, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.89 crore with 17,83,303 of them bei.....

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Less than 10 lakh children with Severe A
19 March, 2021

Less than 10 lakh children in the country have been identified with Severe Acute Malnutrition, the Women and Child Devel.....

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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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COVID-19 vaccination timings for unregis
22 March, 2021

Unregistered but eligible people in Delhi will be able to take COVID-19 vaccine jabs between 3 pm and 9 pm, Health Minis.....

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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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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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Over 4.72 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
23 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 4.72 crore with 19,65,635 doses .....

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23 March, 2021

Israel and New Zealand have given interim approval for the sale of biotech firm SaNOtize Research and Development's .....

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Covid-19 second wave - Delhi reports ove
24 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,101 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, highest in over three months, while four people succumbed to the virus, .....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: SII seeks Govt
24 March, 2021

The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centr.....

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The secret to successful ageing may lie in part in your gut, according to a new report. The study found that it may be p.....

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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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Covid-19: Rate of increase in coronaviru
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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Haryana to eradicate TB from state by 20
25 March, 2021

Haryana has more than 60,000 TB patients and the state government has set a deadline of 2025 to eradicate the disease fr.....

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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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Govt planning to bring more population g
27 March, 2021

The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the COVID-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under it.....

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Combination of AI with X-rays offer fast
27 March, 2021

Brazil: During a recent study, a team of researchers in Brazil through various machine learning methods taught a compute.....

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Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firm
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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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Maharashtra has reported the highest positivity rate of 23.44% in the country in the last one week. The average positivi.....

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Healthcare has become one of the largest sectors of the Indian economy and is expected to reach USD 372 billion in 2022,.....

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31 March, 2021

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 6.24 crore with 12,94,979 jabs b.....

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

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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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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 do
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A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage ("multiorgan dysfunct.....

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220 ICU beds to be added in 33 private h
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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Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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Covid-19 waves will recur, treatment opt
03 April 2021

Since “we have to live with Covid-19”, research for developing more treatment options for infected people sh.....

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3rd phase of Covid 19 vaccination: Over
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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COVID-19 second wave in India may peak b
03 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic acros.....

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05 April 2021

As many as 34,304 vaccine doses were administered across Haryana on Sunday, taking the total number of shots given so fa.....

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A possible explanation for why many cancer drugs that kill tumor cells in mouse models won't work in human trials ha.....

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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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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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Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has sought approval from the domestic drug regulator Drugs Controller General o.....

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Vaccination at workplace allowed from Ap
08 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday permitted vaccination at both government and private workplaces f.....

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Rare blood clot risk: UK agency says und
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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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8 April 2021

A team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has developed a new RNA-sequencing meth.....

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8 April 2021

Neurons lack the ability to replicate their DNA, so they're constantly working to repair damage to their genome. Now.....

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8 April 2021

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday said the state is working with a vision to develop basic health inf.....

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Indonesia turns to China for more vaccin
9 April 2021

Indonesia is in talks with China to secure as many as 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to plug a gap in deliveries aft.....

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Serum Institute of India refunds South A
9 April 2021

  The Serum Institute of India has fully refunded South Africa for the 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, wh.....

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

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Damage to the autism-associated gene Dyrk1a, sets off a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains, resulting in abn.....

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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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Increased exposure to the sun’s rays — specifically UVA — is associated with fewer deaths from COVID-1.....

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10 April 2021

No fresh COVID-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection i.....

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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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12 April 2021

New Delhi: Why areIndia'sCOVID-19 cases flaring up so sharply? There are no clear answers but top scientists say the.....

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12 April 2021

Beijing: China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low eff.....

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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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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany'.....

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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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15 April 2021

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s call for a four-day Tika Utsav where an all-out effort was to be made to vaccinate .....

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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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16 April 2021

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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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Zydus Cadila to double remdesivir produc
17 April 2021

In view of surging demand for antiviral drug Remdesivir, Ahmedabad-based pharma major Cadila Healthcare has decided to d.....

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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

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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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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The role of private sector would be vital as India scales up its COVID 19 vaccination drive, RS Sharma, the CEO of Natio.....

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NEW DELHI : Seven pharmaceutical companies which manufacture remdesivir in India have slashed the prices of the drug, gi.....

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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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19 April 2021

"We wanted to gain a better understanding of the cellular response to SARS-CoV-2, including what drives a strong or.....

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20 April 2021

The government on Monday announced a ‘liberalised and accelerated’ Covid-19 vaccination programme beginning .....

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Indian Council of Medical Research director general Dr Balram Bhargava said on Monday the second wave had seen oxygen us.....

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20 April 2021

MUMBAI : State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has started free supply of 150 metric tonnes of oxygen to hospitals in Delhi, .....

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Vaccine ramp-up: Advance of Rs 4,500 cro
21 April 2021

The Centre will release Rs 3,000 crore as advance payment to Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) and a.....

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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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Middle-age adults who sleep six or fewer hours a night may be at higher risk of developing dementia in later life, a new.....

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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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The interim results of the Phase-3 trials for Covaxin have shown a clinical efficacy of 78% against mild, moderate and s.....

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NEW DELHI : Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd’s request for exemption from price caps for its first locally-made biodeg.....

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23 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday clarified that Serum Institute of India (SII) has not cont.....

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Inspired by a rare compound found in a shrub native to North America, Mingji Dai, professor of chemistry and a scientist.....

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23 April 2021

Stating that "oxygen is like a drug" and taking it intermittently does not help, top doctors in the country hi.....

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The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic consortium (INSACOG) has sequenced 15,133 SARS-CoV genome from Covid positive internationa.....

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

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More than 600 pieces of vital medical equipment including ventilators and oxygen concentrators will be on their way to I.....

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

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27 April 2021

After an outcry for remdesivir, there is now yet another experimental anti-viral drug – Molnupiravir to deal with .....

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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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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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India has seen a staggering rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, which has wreaked havoc on India’s healthcare in.....

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Delayed RT-PCR reports triggering Covid
27 April 2021

Lucknow: Satvik Pandey of Aliganj and his family members gave their samples for RT-PCR test but when they did not receiv.....

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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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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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NEW DELHI: Daily testing for Covid-19 in Delhi has reduced by nearly 27% over the past two weeks. This, even as the posi.....

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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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30 April 2021

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

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30 April 2021

NEW DELHI : AYUSH-64, a drug developed for curing malaria in 1980, can be useful for the treatment of asymptomatic, mild.....

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Novel smell test may help diagnose COVID
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A new capsule-based smell test may help in the rapid diagnosis of various diseases linked to the loss of smell such as C.....

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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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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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Merck Pharma to sign licensing pacts wit
03 May, 2021

New Delhi: Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral dru.....

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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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Covid-19: Canada authorizes Pfizer vacci
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Canada’s health regulator has authorised Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 16, a person familiar with.....

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Department of Space has gone beyond its
07 May, 2021

The Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related support mainly liquid oxygen to Tamil Nadu, Ke.....

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Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increas
07 May, 2021

The study, published online May 6 in the journal Gut, provides more support for public health efforts that encourage peo.....

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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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Covid-19: WHO approves emergency use of
08 May, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving .....

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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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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 1
10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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10 May, 2021

MUMBAI: From Rs 250, the cost of vaccines in the private sector has shot up by up to six times. It now ranges from Rs 70.....

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10 May, 2021

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

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10 May, 2021

One way that organisms get rid of unneeded cells is through a process called extrusion, which allows cells to be squeeze.....

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Centre issues advisory on management of
10 May, 2021

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection being found in COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged intensive car.....

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Pfizer Covid shot expanded to US childre
11 May, 2021

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way t.....

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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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Govt relaxes procurement norms for healt
11 May, 2021

With the world’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 severely straining the health system in the country, the government ha.....

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WHO warns of drug India recommends to fi
12 May, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against the indiscriminate use of ivermectin, an anti-parasitic.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of tes
12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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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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13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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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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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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DRDO developed 2-DG drug could be game-c
15 May, 2021

The 2-DG drug developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) could be a game-changer in the fight.....

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Insufficient data to recommend widesprea
15 May, 2021

There isn’t enough data to back the widespread use of Ivermectin in Covid patients and it can be recommended only .....

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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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Hester in talks with Bharat Biotech for
17 May, 2021

Hester Biosciences on Sunday said it has tied up with the Gujarat government to explore production of Covid-19 vaccine t.....

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India COVID-19 active caseload decreases
17 May, 2021

India’s COVID-19 active cases count has decreased to 36,18,458 with a net decline of 55,344 cases being recorded i.....

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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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Proteins that predict future dementia, A
18 May, 2021

The findings are based on new analyses of blood samples of over ten thousand middle-aged and elderly people -- samples t.....

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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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Very little of 25 percent vax quota for
18 May, 2021

The central government’s current vaccination strategy allocates 25% of doses produced in India to the private sect.....

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Miniscule bleeding, clotting events post
18 May, 2021

India has reported 26 potential cases of bleeding and clotting after administration of Covishield vaccine, a government .....

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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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Will examine data of 2-DG drug for addin
18 May, 2021

The government will consider including India’s first indigenous anti-COVID drug 2-DG in the national COVID-19 trea.....

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Rare COVID-19 response in children expla
17 May, 2021

While many children infected with the virus are asymptomatic or go undiagnosed, about one in 1,000 children experience m.....

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States given 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vials,
19 May, 2021

Nineteen oxygen generation plants, 11,325 oxygen concentrators, 15,801 oxygen cylinders and about 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vi.....

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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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Black fungus cases rising in Delhi, doct
20 May, 2021

NEW DELHI : Hospitals in Delhi have reported a rise in the number of black fungus cases or mucormycosis among people rec.....

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5.86 cr Covid vaccine doses to be provid
20 May, 2021

According to the advance visibility provided by the Centre to states and UTs, a total of 5.86 crore Covid vaccine doses .....

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BDR Pharma inks licensing pact with Eli
20 May, 2021

Drug firm, BDR Pharma on Wednesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company for the manufacturing a.....

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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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Gujarat declares mucormycosis an epidemi
21 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: After over 1,500 cases of mucormycosis, also identified as black fugus, across the state, Gujarat on Thursday.....

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Govt makes RAT key tool to track Covid i
21 May, 2021

New Delhi: In the wake of a second wave of Covid and the need to track the disease in rural areas with a sparser dispers.....

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New research optimizes body own immune s
21 May, 2021

A groundbreaking study led by engineering and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities shows how e.....

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US civil rights leader to urge Joe Biden
21 May, 2021

Eminent American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is urging President Joe Biden to release 60 million doses of .....

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Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2 billion doses o
22 May, 2021

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their CO.....

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Ayurvedic medicine touted as miracle cur
22 May, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send the Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for COVID.....

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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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Covid-19: WHO provides over 340 MT of es
24 May, 2021

To support countries across the South-East Asia region's response to the surge in Covid-19 cases, the World Health O.....

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Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80 per cent e
24 May, 2021

Two doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infectio.....

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India - Cadila to produce up to 30 milli
25 May, 2021

India's Cadila Healthcare is aiming to triple monthly production of Covid-19 vaccine candidate to as many as 30 mill.....

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Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA nod for Icati
25 May, 2021

Drug major Glenmark Pharma on Monday said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for Icatibant Inje.....

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25 May, 2021

After black fungus, the Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is the next cause of concern for the medi.....

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Total Covid vaccine doses administered i
26 May, 2021

In a significant landmark, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 20 crore, the U.....

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Bharat Biotech expects EUA from WHO for
26 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said it expects approval for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin from the World Health Organisation f.....

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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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Our vaccine highly effective on COVID-19
27 May, 2021

Seeking a fast-track approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, US major Pfizer has told Indian authorities that its jab has sho.....

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Countries urge deeper probe of Covid ori
27 May, 2021

The United States and other countries called Tuesday for a more in-depth investigation of the pandemic origins, after an.....

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earlie
28 May, 2021

As soon as Pfizer indicated vaccine availability, the central government and the company started working together for th.....

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Next covid wave may come in November, co
28 May, 2021

BENGALURU : Like the flu, COVID-19 is here to stay for generations, according to the Director of the Indian Institute of.....

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No adverse effect if second dose of diff
28 May, 2021

Any significant adverse effect is unlikely if the second dose of a different COVID-19 vaccine is administered, but reach.....

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Seeking a pill to cure Covid: drugmakers
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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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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Singapore has been supporting India in s
29 May, 2021

Singapore’s position as an important trading and logistics hub turned out to be useful for the Indian High Commiss.....

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Gujarat: Zydus Cadila now plans to test
31 May, 2021

After covering adults and children aged between 12 and 18 years under the ongoing clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccin.....

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New tool activates deep brain neurons by
31 May, 2021

Neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease and epilepsy have had some treatment success with deep brain stim.....

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AIIMS RDA urge Harsh Vardhan to implemen
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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Glenmark Pharma launches anti-epileptic
02 June, 2021

Glenmark Pharma on Tuesday announced the launch of anti-epileptic drug Rufinamide tablets in the US market. Glenmark Pha.....

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Israel claims likely link between Pfizer
02 June, 2021

JERUSALEM: Israel's Health Ministry said on Tuesday it found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed m.....

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WHO approves 2nd Chinese vaccine for eme
02 June, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that it has approved China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Si.....

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Eli Lilly India gets nod for emergency u
02 June, 2021

Eli Lilly and Company India on Tuesday said it has received permission for emergency use of its antibody drugs combinati.....

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H10N3 bird flu: So far, low risk of huma
03 June, 2021

BEIJING : A 41-year-old man in China's eastern province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as the first human case of inf.....

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Zydus Cadila gets tentative USFDA nod to
04 June, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market Osimer.....

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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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India signs deal with domestic vaccine m
04 June, 2021

Bengaluru: India's government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 .....

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Anti-inflammatory drugs may cause weaker
04 June, 2021

New Delhi: Some people who take the drug methotrexate to treat common immune system disorders like rheumatoid arthritis .....

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Reliance submits proposal for potential
04 June, 2021

Reliance Industries Ltd’s R&D arm has proposed the use of Niclosamide – the drug used to treat tapeworm .....

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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot f
05 June, 2021

London: Britain's medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and Bi.....

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US removes DPA ratings on AstraZeneca, N
05 June, 2021

Confident of the availability of Covid-19 vaccines in the country, the Biden Administration has removed Defense Producti.....

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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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Serum Institute to make 3 types of Covid
07 June, 2021

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), which has been the largest producer of vaccines in India, making the Oxford-A.....

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Dr Reddys recalls 2,980 bottles of chole
07 June, 2021

New Delhi: Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is recalling 2,980 bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the US d.....

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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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China authorises CoronaVac Covid-19 vacc
08 June, 2021

BEIJING : China has authorised the emergency use of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, .....

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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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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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Centre to facilitate vaccine supply to s
09 June, 2021

States and union territories would aggregate the demand of private hospitals for Covid vaccines based on which the Centr.....

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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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Govt issues guidelines on COVID in child
10 June, 2021

The government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children in which Remdesi.....

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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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Monoclonal antibody therapy improved par
10 June, 2021

Clinical parameters of two COVID-19 patients improved significantly within 12 hours of administering monoclonal antibody.....

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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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Tatas to buy 51percent in 1MG for USD 2
11 June, 2021

Mumbai: India’s largest conglomerate Tata Group will acquire a majority stake in e-pharmacy retailer 1MG, broadeni.....

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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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Single dose of COVID-19 vaccine sufficie
15 June, 2021

A single dose of COVID-19 vaccine is sufficient for an infected person as there was a greater antibody response when com.....

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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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Zydus Cadila gets USFDA tentative nod fo
15 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market epileps.....

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Centre to provide over 96,490 Covid vacc
15 June, 2021

More than 1.40 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.....

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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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New discovery shows human cells can writ
17 June, 2021

Cells contain machinery that duplicates DNA into a new set that goes into a newly formed cell. That same class of machin.....

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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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Pfizer, Moderna preferred 2nd dose after
18 June, 2021

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization said Thursday people who got the AstraZeneca vaccine as their.....

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Novavax Covid-19 vaccine Covavax to laun
18 June, 2021

The Serum Institute of India (SII) hopes to introduce US firm Novavax's Indian version of the Covid-19 vaccine - .....

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Bharat Biotech, WHO pre-submission meeti
18 June, 2021

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's pre-submission meeting has been scheduled on June 23 for evaluation of t.....

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Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be
18 June, 2021

Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V vaccine will be available in nine more cities across India, including Bengaluru, Mumb.....

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Top government officials, leaders from i
19 June, 2021

Top government officials, leaders from the industry and academicians from India and the US would take part in the annual.....

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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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As crowds swell, AIIMS chief warns of ea
21 June, 2021

New Delhi: A third wave of Covid-19 is inevitable and could hit the country earlier than expected, AIIMS director Dr Ran.....

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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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No scientific evidence of Covid vaccinat
22 June, 2021

The Union health ministry on Monday reiterated there is no scientific evidence of COVID-19 vaccination causing infertili.....

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Record 69 lakh COVID vaccine doses admin
22 June, 2021

More than 69 lakh vaccine doses were administered across the country till Monday evening on the first day of the revised.....

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In Uttarakhand: Ayurvedic medical doctor
22 June, 2021

Dehradun: Chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat and ayush minister Harak Singh Rawat, on the occasion of International Day f.....

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JV partnership extended for 3 years by C
22 June, 2021

Cadila Healthcare and Bayer (South East Asia) have decided to extend the operations of their joint venture by three year.....

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Authentication technology to prevent cou
22 June, 2021

Honeywell on Monday announced digital authentication technology for the pharmaceutical industry in response to the growi.....

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US announces to allocate 5.5 cr doses of
23 June, 2021

Washington: The US has announced its plan to allocate 5.5 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccines to the rest of the world .....

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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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Delta variant now reported in 85 countri
24 June, 2021

The Delta variant, the significantly more transmissible strain of COVID-19, is expected to become a ‘dominant line.....

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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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Unraveling the origin of Alzheimer disea
25 June, 2021

Case Western Reserve University researchers studying prions -- misfolded proteins that cause lethal incurable diseases -.....

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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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US to add heart inflammation warning for
25 June, 2021

Washington: US health authorities plan to update official guidance about administering mRNA Covid vaccines to adolescent.....

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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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Serum Institute of India produces over 1
28 June, 2021

Fulfilling its commitment, Serum Institute of India has produced over 10 crore doses of its COVID-19 vaccine Covishield .....

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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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Govt allocates additional 2,12,540 vials
29 June, 2021

The government has allocated an additional 2,12,540 vials of Amphotericin-B to states, Union Territories (UTs) and centr.....

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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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Infections seen among HIV patients hit C
29 June, 2021

Mumbai: Superinfections, which typically affect those with highly suppressed immune systems such as people living with H.....

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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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Lupin gets USFDA nod for HIV drug under
01 July 2021

New Delhi: Drug maker Lupin on Wednesday said it has received approval from the US health regulator to market HIV treatm.....

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Zydus seeks nod for world-first plasmid
02 July 2021

Ahmedabad: Homegrown healthcare and pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila has applied for emergency use authorisation (EUA) .....

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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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India plans 12 crore COVID vaccine alloc
03 July 2021

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan made the announcement declaring that the states have already been informed in adv.....

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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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NPPA approves price rise of 50 per cent
03 July 2021

The national drug pricing regulator NPPA on Friday said it has allowed a one-time increase of 50 per cent in the ceiling.....

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Pregnant women in India now eligible for
03 July 2021

Pregnant women in India are now eligible to get vaccinated against Covid with the union health ministry Friday giving th.....

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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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Covid recovered with one/two doses of va
05 July 2021

Prior vaccination results in less severe disease against subsequent infection provide evidence that both humoral and cel.....

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Air pollution during pregnancy may affec
05 July 2021

According to studies in recent years, air pollution affects the thyroid. Thyroid hormones are essential for regulating f.....

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Cadila Healthcare arm recalls 21,240 bot
05 July 2021

Viona Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling over 21,000 bottles of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets manufactu.....

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India offering CoWIN to world as tech to
06 July 2021

Addressing the virtual Global CoWIN Conclave, he said India is inching closer to administering 36 crore Covid vaccine do.....

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Indian scientists working on developing
06 July 2021

Ignite Life Science Foundation has awarded its first grant award for "pandemic preparedness" research to a tea.....

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India-Covid vax coverage crosses 35 Cr-m
06 July 2021

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a statement on Sunday said that India's vaccination coverage.....

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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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India - COVID death rate hit record in J
07 July, 2021

A big rise in infections in April and May, driven largely by the more infectious and dangerous Delta variant, brought In.....

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Global COVID-19 deaths hit 4 million ami
08 July, 2021

The tally of lives lost over the past year and a half, as compiled from official sources by Johns Hopkins University, is.....

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India expects first foreign-made Covid-1
08 July, 2021

India expects to receive foreign-made COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX global vaccine-sharing programme for the .....

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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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Starch sold as MM medicine
08 July, 2021

Ahmedabad: While desperate relatives made beelines outside pharmacies for crucial drugs for their loved ones battling mu.....

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Cases of Lambda COVID-19 variant found i
09 July, 2021

Canada’s chief public health officer says there are cases of the latest COVID-19 variant of interest in the countr.....

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In 1st meet, revamped Cabinet approves R
09 July, 2021

Addressing a press conference here after the first meeting of the Union Cabinet following its reshuffle on Wednesday, He.....

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Central team of experts dispatched to Ke
10 July, 2021

A six-member central team of experts has been dispatched to Kerala to monitor the Zika virus situation and support the s.....

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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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Over 1.44 crore unutilised COVID-19 vacc
12 July, 2021

More than 1.44 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states, UTs and private .....

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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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Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates two PSA ox
14 July, 2021

Gujarat: As the third wave COVID-19 wave grips the country, the Union Health Ministry is ramping up its preparations to .....

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Fortis Healthcare aims to focus on reven
14 July, 2021

Fortis Healthcare plans to initiate various measures like engaging with key corporate clients, leveraging digital platfo.....

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Unable to send Covid vaccines as India n
14 July, 2021

The United States on Tuesday said that it is ready to ship its COVID-19 vaccines expeditiously when it has the green lig.....

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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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Single Dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may
15 July, 2021

A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may be enough to elicit strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus th.....

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Delhi HC warns for wilful non-compliance
15 July, 2021

New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would take action for “wilful non-compliance” if the Centre.....

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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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India has highest number of unvaccinated
16 July, 2021

India has the highest number of under-vaccinated or unvaccinated children worldwide at 3.5 million, an increase of 1.4 m.....

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Centre asks states to analyse infrastruc
16 July, 2021

The Centre on Thursday asked states and union territories to conduct a quick gap analysis for various infrastructure com.....

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Insurers to offer add-on cover for at-ho
16 July, 2021

New Delhi: The insurance regulator Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on Wednesday informed Delhi Hig.....

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Alcohol drinking linked to over 62,000 n
16 July, 2021

Alcohol consumption was associated with 62,100 or five per cent of newly diagnosed cancer cases last year in India, acco.....

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Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses
19 July, 2021

Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have so far been provided to states and Union territories, and more than 2.56 cr.....

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Neuroprosthesis restores words to man wi
19 July, 2021

Researchers at UC San Francisco have successfully developed a "speech neuroprosthesis" that has enabled a man .....

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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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UCL finds over 200 symptoms of long COVI
19 July, 2021

Of the diverse range of symptoms, others included: visual hallucinations, tremors, itchy skin, changes to the menstrual .....

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Hospitals have become large industries,
20 July, 2021

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday observed that hospitals in the country have become large industries now thriving .....

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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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4 Covid vaccine candidates in human tria
21 July, 2021

Four COVID-19 vaccine candidates are at different stages of human trials while one, developed by Genique Life Sciences, .....

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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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No shortage of Covid vaccines, no delay
21 July, 2021

Advance visibility of these allocations i.e. the total doses of vaccine that would be available to a state and union ter.....

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State to step up TB screening amid Cov p
21 July, 2021

Kolkata: In a bid to strengthen surveillance and control spread of tuberculosis (TB) in the state, all patients diagnose.....

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No sign of Pfizer, Moderna Covid vaccine
21 July, 2021

The study was limited by the small sample size, the researchers noted, adding that further clinical data from larger pop.....

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Covid-19 vaccination: Over 41.76 crore v
22 July, 2021

The total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 41.76 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on.....

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European Medicines Agency grants Orphan
22 July, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Wednesday said the European Medicines Agency has granted ‘Orphan Drug Designation’.....

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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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Serum Institute writes to Union Health M
22 July, 2021

World's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India (SII) has written to Union Health Minister .....

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Cumulative Covid vaccine doses administe
24 July, 2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 42.75 crore, the Union health ministry sa.....

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Bharat Biotech terminates MoU with Brazi
24 July, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Friday said it terminated the Memorandum of Understanding entered with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixi.....

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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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Approval given to use Coronil as support
24 July, 2021

The State Licensing Authority of Uttarakhand has granted license for Coronil tablet to be used as supporting measure in .....

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Over 3.29 crore unutilised vaccine doses
25 July, 2021

More than 3.29 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states, union territories an.....

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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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Brazil scraps Covaxin emergency-use appl
27 July, 2021

After suspending the proposed clinical trials of Bharat Bioetchs COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Brazil has now scrapped the E.....

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India generated 56K tonnes of Covid bio-
27 July, 2021

Bengaluru: India generated 56,898 tonnes of Covid-19-related biomedical waste between June 2020-21, an indication of the.....

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Early antiviral response in nose may det
27 July, 2021

The course of severe COVID-19 may be determined by the body’s antiviral response to initial infection, according t.....

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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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Made in India Sputnik V to be available
28 July, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd expects the locally manufactured Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be avail.....

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India adds 43,645 COVID-19 cases, 640 de
28 July, 2021

India recorded 43,654 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday that took its tally to 3,14,84,605 while 640 more fatalities pus.....

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There are cases of people who have been
28 July, 2021

There are cases of people who have been reported COVID-19 positive more than once, Minister of State for Health Bharati .....

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Govt asks states/UTs to conduct state-sp
29 July, 2021

The Centre has advised all states and Union territories to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR .....

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Over 2.18 cr balance, unutilised COVID-1
29 July, 2021

More than 2.18 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories.....

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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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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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India received help from 52 countries du
30 July, 2021

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in a written reply that India has imported 31.5 lakh units o.....

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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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Trajectory of Covid cases registering su
31 July, 2021

After showing a resurgence from mid-February and peaking in May, the trajectory of COVID-19 cases in the country is now .....

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New COVID-19 infections rise in Tamil Na
31 July, 2021

For the second consecutive day, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported a surge in new infections with 1,947 people contracting th.....

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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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For every single COVID-19 case reported
02 Aug, 2021

For every single COVID-19 case reported in India, there were 30 cases that remained undetected or were missed, according.....

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5 Percent of Covaxin royalty to ICMR rai
02 Aug, 2021

Mumbai: Bharat Biotech will pay a royalty of 5% on the net sales of Covaxin, its Covid-19 vaccine, to Indian Council of .....

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Abbott Labs to pay 160 million USD over
03 Aug, 2021

Abbott Laboratories will pay $160 million to resolve claims that two of its units submitted false claims to Medicare by .....

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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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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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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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Covid-19: India’s cumulative vacci
07 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed 50 crore with more than 43.29 .....

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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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India’s Covid R-naught tops 1 agai
07 Aug, 2021

The delta variant, considered more contagious than chickenpox, has now pushed up the R-naught —the average number .....

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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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45 PSA oxygen plants commissioned in gov
09 Aug, 2021

Forty-five PSA oxygen plants of 55.46 metric tonnes capacity have been commissioned in government hospitals in the natio.....

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Israeli survey finds 3rd Pfizer vaccine
09 Aug, 2021

Most people who received a third dose of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine felt similar or fewer side effects than they .....

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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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Doctors to visit every house to screen p
10 Aug, 2021

To detect COVID-19 cases, the city civic body – Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) – would launch a p.....

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Zydus Cadila likely to get emergency use
10 Aug, 2021

Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila's three-dose COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is expected to get an emergency-use nod from the .....

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Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses nearly
11 Aug, 2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached nearly 52 crore, the Union health ministry.....

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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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Eating more plant foods may lower heart
11 Aug, 2021

Eating more nutritious, plant-based foods is heart-healthy at any age, according to two research studies published today.....

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Potential role of junk DNA sequence in a
11 Aug, 2021

The human body is essentially made up of trillions of living cells. It ages as its cells age, which happens when those c.....

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Extra COVID vaccine OK for those with we
13 Aug, 2021

US regulators on Thursday said transplant recipients and others with weakened immune systems can get an extra dose of th.....

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Over 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses pro
13 Aug, 2021

More than 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far, and 1,09,83,510 additional doses .....

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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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Delta plus not as transmissible as Delta
14 Aug, 2021

NAGPUR: After confirming Delta Plus variant in some samples from Vidarbha sent for genetic sequencing recently, there is.....

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E-health card for all Delhiites: Cloud-b
14 Aug, 2021

NEW DELHI: Delhi government’s ambitious cloud-based Health Information Management System (HIMS) is going to be imp.....

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Cumulative Covid vaccine doses cross 53
14 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 53 crore, the Union Health Minis.....

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Bharat Biotech Covid nasal vaccine gets
14 Aug, 2021

The first nasal vaccine against COVID-19, developed by Bharat Biotech, has received regulator’s nod for conducting.....

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New biomarkers may detect early eye chan
16 Aug, 2021

Washington: New biomarkers found in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy, and perhaps ev.....

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India to recalibrate air quality standar
17 Aug, 2021

NEW DELHI: India is likely to have new national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) in 2022, factoring in more polluta.....

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Higher risk of Bell's Palsy after Sinova
17 Aug, 2021

(Reuters) -The risk of Bell’s Palsy, a type of facial paralysis, is higher after Sinovac Biotech Ltd’s COVID.....

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Benefits of Covid vaccines far outweigh
18 Aug, 2021

The beneficial effects of COVID-19 vaccines far outweigh the risk of facial paralysis on one side of the face known as B.....

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Blood clotting may be root cause of long
18 Aug, 2021

Patients with long COVID syndrome continue to have higher measures of blood clotting, which may explain their persistent.....

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Pfizer submits data for third dose appro
18 Aug, 2021

WASHINGTON: Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday submitted preliminary clinical data to US health authorities as part of their .....

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Vaccine nationalism could lead to increa
19 Aug, 2021

Vaccine stockpiling by nations may strongly impact global trajectories of COVID-19 case numbers, and increase the potent.....

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Ayushman Bharat ensures both poor, well-
19 Aug, 2021

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Wednesday said the Ayushman Bharat scheme has enabled poor people to afford trea.....

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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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Pregnant women donot experience more sev
20 Aug, 2021

Pregnant and lactating women who receive the COVID-19 vaccine do not experience symptoms any more severe than their non-.....

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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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Delhi govts medical Oxygen production pr
21 Aug, 2021

A Delhi government’s policy to make the city “self-reliant” in production of medical oxygen to tackle .....

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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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Taiwan's president leads way in first do
23 Aug, 2021

President Tsai Ing-wen got vaccinated with Taiwan's first domestically developed COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, giving .....

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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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Using artificial intelligence for early
23 Aug, 2021

In this work, the research team led by Prof. Karl Leo, Dr. Hans Kleemann and Matteo Cucchi demonstrates an approach for .....

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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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Over 57 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses pro
24 Aug, 2021

More than 57.05 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to state and UTs so far, the Union Health ministry said .....

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Kerala sees 10,402 new COVID-19 cases, T
24 Aug, 2021

Kerala reported 10,402 COVID-19 positive cases and 66 related deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of those affecte.....

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Over 60 crore Covid vaccine doses admini
26 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 60-crore mark on Wednesday, Un.....

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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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Moderna withholds 1.63 million COVID-19
26 Aug, 2021

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it has withheld supply of about 1.63 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in Japan after .....

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Kerala records over 30k COVID cases for
27 Aug, 2021

Kerala posted 30,007 fresh COVID-19 cases on Thursday, the second consecutive day it reported more than 30,000, and 162 .....

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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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SII informs Centre it will supply around
27 Aug, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has informed the Centre that it will be able to supply around 20 crore doses of COVID-19 .....

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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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43% of ICUs & 75% of ventilators in
28 Aug, 2021

Even as Kerala continued to report over 30,000 positive cases for the third consecutive day, Health Minister Veena Georg.....

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Over 4.05 cr Covid vaccine doses still a
28 Aug, 2021

More than 4.05 crore Covid vaccine doses are still available with states and Union Territories for inoculation, the Unio.....

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Half of hospitalised Covid patients have
28 Aug, 2021

Around half the people hospitalised with COVID-19 experience at least one persistent symptom up to 12 months after the i.....

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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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Maharashtra health survey: Prime focus o
30 Aug, 2021

Focus on the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw the postponement of several types of surgeries, and shortage of staff at hospi.....

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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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Singapore fully vaccinates 80% of popula
30 Aug, 2021

Singapore has fully inoculated 80% of its 5.7 million people against COVID-19, the health minister said on Sunday, becom.....

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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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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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Out of 65 crore Covid vaccine doses give
01/09/2021

The daily COVID-19 vaccinations crossed the 1 crore mark on Tuesday for the second time in five days, taking the total n.....

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Himachal Pradesh achieves distinction of
01/09/2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the people of the hill state on September 6 to commemorate this achievement. .....

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Over 64.36 cr Covid vaccine doses provid
01/09/2021

The ministry said that 5,42,30,546 COVID-19 vaccine doses -- balance and unutilised -- are still available with states a.....

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WHO leader opposes ‘widespread&rsq
02/09/2021

The head of the World Health Organisation says he opposes ''widespread use of boosters'' for healthy peo.....

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Cumulative Covid vaccine doses administe
02/09/2021

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night,.....

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Intranasal Covid vaccine phase II trial
02/09/2021

As many as 30 volunteers consisting of doctors, their family members and others were administered the first dose of the .....

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India will start exporting Covid vaccine
03/09/2021

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday said India would start exporting Covid-19 vaccines after its public health needs are m.....

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Over half of India’s adult populat
03/09/2021

The message of vaccination must be taken to the heartland of India, he said, adding, “No one should be left behind.....

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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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India reports 45,352 new COVID-19 infect
03/09/2021

NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - India reported 45,352 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on.....

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DCGI nod to phase-I clinical trial of CO
04/09/2021

The firm is required to submit the revised clinical trial protocol for immunogenicity to be assessed on Day 42, instead .....

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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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COVID-19: 30 new cases, zero death in De
06/09/2021

This is also the 24th time since the start of the second wave in the national capital that zero fatality has been report.....

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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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Over 66.07 crore Covid vaccine doses pro
06/09/2021

The Union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout th.....

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For 3rd time in 11 days, India’s d
07/09/2021

Citing data collated till 7 pm, the ministry said the country has so far vaccinated 53,29,27,201 beneficiaries for the f.....

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The spike in the cases has left the Brih
07/09/2021

Cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between July and November, but the period may stretch till mid-Decem.....

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Hetero’s Tocilizumab biosimilar ge
07/09/2021

This authorisation will enable medical practitioners to use the drug for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalised adult.....

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30 test negative for Nipah so far: Keral
08/09/22021

The minister, speaking to media persons here, said with negative test results of 20 more people being reported in the mo.....

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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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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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Cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine do
09/09/2021

More than 73 lakh (73,80,510) vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm on Wednesday. However, the daily vaccination tal.....

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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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47 medical oxygen plants with 57 MT capa
10/09/2021

The data shared during the DDMA meeting held on August 27 showed that 20 more plants were to be installed by August 31 w.....

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Centre places purchase order with SII fo
10/09/2021

The source added that the ministry had placed an order for 37.50 crore doses of Covishield between August to December an.....

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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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G20 health ministers agree on vaccine co
10/09/2021

The G20 health ministers' meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration .....

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Nearly 73 crore vaccine doses administer
11/09/2021

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late in the.....

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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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Over 74 crore Covid-19 vaccine jabs admi
13/09/2021

Around 50,25,159 vaccine doses have been administered till 8 pm on Sunday, according to data from the CoWIN portal. A.....

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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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Experts highlight benefits of natural an
13/09/2021

Launched in India for the first time as vegetarian capsules, gamma oryzanol is very quickly gaining popularity as a supe.....

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Big drop in COVID antibodies within four
15/09/2021

Waning antibodies do not mean that immunised people lose their ability to counter the Covid-19 virus as the body's m.....

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Genome sequencing lab to be set up in An
15/09/2021

The lab will also help sequence other emerging or re-emerging pathogens to understand the nature or origin of microbes a.....

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UK expert panel recommends COVID booster
15/09/2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation's (JCVI) recommendation notes that six months after a second COV.....

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Mu, C.1.2 variants of SARS-CoV2 not foun
16/09/2021

The consortium has called for more strongly implementing existing recommendations on sequencing of positive samples from.....

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Indonesia in talks with WHO to become gl
16/09/2021

Indonesia is in talks with the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as six drug companies to become a global hub for .....

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