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

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

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

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A previous study published in the journal Nature Medicine had indicated that acupuncture can reduce inflammation in mice.....

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16 Aug, 2020

On the eve of our 73rd Independence Day, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group reminds us that just as we.....

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16 Aug, 2020

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

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

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17 Aug, 2020

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

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18 Aug, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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19 Aug, 2020

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

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19 Aug, 2020

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

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

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20 Aug, 2020

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

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21 Aug, 2020

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

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21 Aug, 2020

The diagnostics industry in India could see rapid moves toward consolidation and formalization, executives at major chai.....

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21 Aug, 2020

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

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21 Aug, 2020

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

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24 Aug, 2020

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

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Coronavirus Updates: Manohar Lal Khattar
25 Aug, 2020

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

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Survey finds most Britons reject COVID-1
25 Aug, 2020

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

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COVID-19 lockdowns blocked flu in some p
26 Aug, 2020

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

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Russia In Touch With India To Manufactur
26 Aug, 2020

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

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How India's Silicon Valley saw its COVID
26 Aug, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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29 Aug, 2020

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

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Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 mill
30 Aug, 2020

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

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

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

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Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed
30 Aug, 2020

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

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Antibody therapies could be a bridge to
1 Sep, 2020

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

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1 Sep, 2020

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

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1 Sep, 2020

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

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1 Sep, 2020

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1 Sep, 2020

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

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1 Sep, 2020

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

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

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

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

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04 Sept, 2020

The effort is so critical, the U.S. government is spending billions to make doses of vaccine that may be wasted if clini.....

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This process is similar to what's believed to occur in type 1 diabetes. The immune system mistakenly turns.....

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Asthma May Not Boost Odds of Severe COVI
05 Sept, 2020

New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn't raise t.....

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05 Sept, 2020

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

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05 Sept, 2020

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

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05 Sept, 2020

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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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Last winter, infectious disease specialists hoped the transmission rates of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus behind COVID-19.....

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

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15 Sept, 2020

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

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15 Sept, 2020

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

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15 Sept, 2020

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

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15 Sept, 2020

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

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16 Sept, 2020

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

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The lasting misery of coronavirus long-h
16 Sept, 2020

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

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The poisonous history of chemotherapy
16 Sept, 2020

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US emergency approval broadens use of Gi
17 Sept 2020

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

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to
17 Sept, 2020

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

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18 Sept, 2020

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

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21 Sept, 2020

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

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22 Sept, 2020

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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22 Sept, 2020

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

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater.
22 Sept, 2020

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

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24 Sept, 2020

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

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25 Sept, 2020

Panacea Biotec today announced that its "successful completion of its Phase 1/11 study to evaluate the safety and i.....

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25 Sept, 2020

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

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COVID-19 May Damage Blood Marrow Immune
25 Sept, 2020

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

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Covid vaccine: Pfizer urged to wait for
26 Sept, 2020

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

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

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Researchers combine heat and humidity to
26 Sept, 2020

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

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28 Sept, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic is spreading globally like a wild fire in dry leaves. Vaccine offers the only hope for its containment.....

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

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

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

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

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30 Sept, 2020

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

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Gene mutation behind difference in COVID
02 Oct, 2020

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

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Neanderthal genes linked with severe COV
02 Oct, 2020

A group of genes passed down from extinct human cousins is linked with a higher risk for severe COVID-19, researchers sa.....

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'Superspreaders' Are Driving the COVID-1
03 Oct, 2020

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

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Oxford covid vaccine: Canada launches re
03 Oct, 2020

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

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Pain relief caused by coronavirus may he
03 Oct, 2020

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

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Covid-19 vaccines should first go to hea
04 Oct, 2020

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

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Pandemic, new platforms prompt surge in
05 Oct, 2020

More than a decade into an advertising career, Fernando Barcelona was a midlevel creative in his mid 30s. He had moved f.....

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MHFI and AIIMS doctors launch web portal
05 Oct, 2020

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

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Can cancer drugs prove helpful in treati
05 Oct, 2020

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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Covid-19 to place greater demand on ment
07 Oct, 2020

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

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Doctors consider anti-cancer drugs as a
07 Oct, 2020

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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Moderna to apply for EU's rolling approv
09 Oct, 2020

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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10 Oct, 2020

Covid-19 Story Tip: Biomedical Engineers Lead Efforts to Make PPE 10/06/2020 Covid tip shield A 3D printed face shiel.....

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Inhaled vaccines aim to fight coronaviru
12 Oct, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccines closest to the finish line are designed to be injected into the arm. Researchers are looking at wh.....

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12 Oct, 2020

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

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12 Oct, 2020

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

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

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

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15 Oct, 2020

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

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WHO trial results show remdesivir has li
16 Oct, 2020

- Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon regimens appeared to have little or no effect on hospitalized.....

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16 Oct, 2020

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

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16 Oct, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the number of unexpected or ''excess" deaths over the typical number has.....

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Scientists develop new method to block c
17 Oct, 2020

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

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18 Oct, 2020

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

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18 Oct, 2020

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

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

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

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19 Oct, 2020

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

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19 Oct, 2020

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

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19 Oct, 2020

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

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20 Oct, 2020

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

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Mixed results for arthritis drug repurpo
21 Oct,2020

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

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US health regulator to hold key meeting
22 Oct, 2020

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

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Covid-19 underscored importance of inves
22 Oct, 2020

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

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22 Oct, 2020

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

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24 Oct, 2020

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

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US health regulator approves first treat
23 Oct, 2020

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

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

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

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24 Oct, 2020

To have a pandemic-resistant world, India needs to invest heavily in health infrastructure, Dr.Randeep Guleria, Director.....

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AstraZeneca says Oxford vaccine deal all
24 Oct, 2020

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

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24 Oct, 2020

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

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26 Oct, 2020

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

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Exposure to air pollution increases Covi
27 Oct, 2020

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

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Italy okays trial of osteoporosis drug t
27 Oct, 2020

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

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29 Oct, 2020

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

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Japan's Shionogi readies COVID-19 vaccin
29 Oct, 2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shionogi & Co is planning clinical trials by year-end for what may be one of Japan’s first d.....

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02 Nov, 2020

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

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2 Nov, 2020

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

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

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

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Zydus announces IND filing of ZYIL1, a n
03 Nov, 2020

Zydus’ development candidate ‘ZYIL1’ is efficacious in non-clinical animal models of inflammation, wit.....

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05 Nov, 2020

There is a massive influx of patients, and traditional hospitals are struggling to provide quality care and ensure healt.....

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Aster Labs Introduces US FDA Approved Di
06 Nov, 2020

The technology to ensure faster, safer and error-free diagnosis is currently implemented at Aster Labs state of the art .....

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Novo Nordisk Education Foundation Unveil
07 Nov, 2020

The program is aimed at spreading awareness on efficient diabetes management and ambition to reduce the national average.....

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COVID-19: India’s Health Minister
07 Nov, 2020

Dr Harsh Vardhan has reiterated his concern that the coming winter and the long festive season pose a significant risk t.....

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Bharat Biotech to manufacture 10 types o
09 Nov, 2020

The company has taken up the development and production of new or improved vaccines against severe diseases at its unit .....

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Practo witnesses whopping 1200% rise in
11 Nov, 2020

80 percent of all diabetes-related queries on Practo in the last one year came between March and October, indicating gro.....

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Australia invests $2.5M to ensure COVI
11 Nov, 2020

The support line will be extended until 30 June 2021 NEW DELHI, November 11, 2020 #HealthcareNews —The Aus.....

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Well known 18 companies join the effort by Medicines Patent Pool to accelerate global access to effective COVID-19 treat.....

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Close to 30% Delhiites have no health re
13 Nov, 2020

Close to 65 percent respondents book a digital clinical appointment at least once an year, while 34 percent book it quar.....

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

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

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18 Nov, 2020

The results of Phase I/II clinical trials are expected to be available by February 2021 NEW DELHI, November 18, 2020&.....

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WHO reports end of 11th Ebola outbreak i
19 Nov, 2020

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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UK-wide study shows antibodies persist f
20 Nov, 2020

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

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Australia invests $22 million to tackle
21 Nov, 2020

As part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, Australian Government is taking strong steps to address the risk of AMR .....

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Medanta expands e-health outreach in Gur
23 Nov, 2020

The just-launched eClinic will provide trained medical staff, support for medical emergency and virtual consultation .....

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Initiative to develop tech-driven solu
24 Nov, 2020

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

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SpiceHealth launches COVID-19 RT-PCR tes
24 Nov, 2020

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

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Scientists in Israel discover antibody
27 Nov 2020

The scientific breakthrough was achieved by researchers at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and t.....

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Australia to undertake clinical studie
27 Nov 2020

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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Australia invests $4 million for new C
28 Nov 2020

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

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Moderna files for U.S. vaccine authori
1 Dec 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine after fu.....

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

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

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1 Dec 2020

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

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02 Dec 2020

900 free HIV self-testing kits were sent to 120 locations across Bulgaria, thanks to a pilot project of Single Step Foun.....

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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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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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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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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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09 Dec, 2020

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

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11 Dec 2020

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

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Indian scientists identify new potenti
11 Dec 2020

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

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

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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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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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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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21 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pan.....

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

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

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

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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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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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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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28 Dec, 2020

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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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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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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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02 Jan, 2021

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

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04 Jan, 2021

Expressing delight over the approval on restricted emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Bharat Biotech on Sund.....

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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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Pediatric use of COVID-19 antibody drugs
05 Jan, 2021

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

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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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06 Jan, 2021

In a pandemic situation, restricted emergency use of vaccines is considered based on safety and immunogenicity data whil.....

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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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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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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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India gears up for worlds biggest vaccin
12 Jan 2021

Indian carrier Spicejet carried a large consignment of COVID-19 vaccines from the city of Pune to the capital New Delhi .....

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Russia says 1.5 million vaccinated globa
12 Jan 2021

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

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12 Jan 2021

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

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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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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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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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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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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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16 Jan, 2021

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

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Nepal approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vacc
16 Jan, 2021

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

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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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18 Jan, 2021

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

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18 Jan, 2021

The Centre on Sunday said culling of poultry birds is underway in Maharashtra and Haryana, while fresh cases of bird flu.....

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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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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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‘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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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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Exclusive: India to begin commercial vac
22 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government has cleared commercial exports of COVID-19 vaccines, with the first consi.....

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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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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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23 Jan, 2021

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

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23 Jan, 2021

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

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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to get three mil
27 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Serum Institute of India (SII) will supply Saudi Arabia with 3 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 va.....

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

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

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27 Jan, 2021

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

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28 Jan, 2021

For decades, physicians have known that about half of all patients with heart failure appear to have hearts that contrac.....

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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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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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01 Feb, 2021

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

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Covid-19: Serum Institute of India to la
01 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) will be launching its second Covid-19 vaccine in June 2021. Adar Poonawalla.....

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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

The results of a randomised clinical trial with the longest follow up to date show that metabolic surgery is more effect.....

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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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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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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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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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Coronavirus treatment: Israeli scientist
11 Feb, 2021

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

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Wockhardt COVID-19 vaccines supply deal
11 Feb, 2021

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

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12 Feb, 2021

Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment that the country’s vaccine production capacit.....

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

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WHO authorises AstraZeneca’s COVID
16 Feb, 2021

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

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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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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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19 Feb, 2021

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

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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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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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Breathing a new life: India should try b
22 Feb, 2021

Quality of care is directly proportional to the quality of devices used for dispensing care in tandem with skill sets an.....

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India home to 7,000 coronavirus mutation
23 Feb, 2021

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

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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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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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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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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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National Medical Commission will bring g
27 Feb, 2021

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

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

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J & J COVID-19 Vaccine Wins Backing of F
01 March, 2021

Feb. 26, 2021 -- A panel of federal advisers on Friday lent their support to authorization for Janssen/Johnson & Joh.....

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Bharat Biotech hails PM for taking COVID
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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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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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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1 in 4 people in the world will have som
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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World no closer to answer on Covid origi
06 March, 2021

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

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

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

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08 March, 2021

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

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IMF’s Gita Gopinath praises India
09 March, 2021

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

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Study of coronavirus variants predicts v
09 March, 2021

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

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09 March, 2021

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

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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

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

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UN chief Antonio Guterres blasts vaccine
12 March, 2021

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

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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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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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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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Maharashtra at beginning of second COVID
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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Covid may become seasonal, UN says
18 March, 2021

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

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

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

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22 March, 2021

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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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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IISER, UNMC scientists explore Rapamycin
24 March, 2021

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal and the University of Nebraska Medi.....

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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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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begin
27 March, 2021

The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US.....

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27 March, 2021

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

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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
30 March, 2021

Bharat Biotech International, the company that in collaboration with select government organisations developed Covaxin, .....

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WHO report says animals likely source of
30 March, 2021

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

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Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India
31 March, 2021

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

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Healthcare sector expected to reach USD
31 March, 2021

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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Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protect
01 April 2021

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

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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 do
01 April 2021

A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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01 April 2021

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

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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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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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Sputnik V vaccine: Russia says Panacea B
06 April 2021

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

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Coronavirus India Live News: India repor
06 April 2021

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

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Zydus Cadila seeks DCGI nod for use of h
06 April 2021

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

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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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Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine trial likel
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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As Covid cases rise, Zydus to scale up R
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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COVID-19 surge: Mutant strains, sluggish
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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13 April 2021

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

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Vaccinated people better protected again
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI : COVID-19 vaccines protect against serious illness but transmissibility can still continue and inoculated peo.....

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

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

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Coronavirus: Remdesivir no life-saving d
14 April 2021

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

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With unprecedented COVID surge, Delhi su
16 April 2021

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

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COVID-19: Scientists identify human gene
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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COVID-19: White House refuses to comment
20 April 2021

The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on .....

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IOC, BPCL supply oxygen to hospitals
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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21 April 2021

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

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As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid
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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UK to fly out ventilators, oxygen concen
25 April 2021

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

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

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

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

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

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27 April 2021

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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28 April 2021

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

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Vital medical supplies reach India as CO
28 April 2021

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

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrator
28 April 2021

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

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India to receive first batch of Russia C
28 April 2021

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

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Covid-19: First consignments of medical
29 April 2021

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

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Serum Institute cuts vaccine price for s
29 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday a.....

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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

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

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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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03 May, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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WHO 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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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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BioNTech to build mRNA manufacturing sit
12 May, 2021

BioNTech said on Monday it plans to set up a regional headquarters and build a new manufacturing site for its vaccines b.....

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Dr Reddy - inks licensing pact with Eli
12 May, 2021

Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Tuesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company to produce Bariciti.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally
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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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to deve
14 May, 2021

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

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

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

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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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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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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Versatile coronavirus antibody may be st
01 June, 2021

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

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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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IIT MegaLab to manufacture, deliver indi
03 June, 2021

New Delhi: The IIT Alumni Council-funded Megalab on Tuesday announced plans to manufacture 200 million doses per month o.....

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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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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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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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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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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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India strategic ally, needs US help in f
09 June, 2021

India is a strategic ally and it needs the United State’s help in its ongoing fight against COVID-19, top lawmaker.....

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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

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

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut infection r
09 June, 2021

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

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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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Meril receives nod from ICMR for its ind
11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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No need to panic on need for immediate c
12 June, 2021

The government Friday said there is no need to panic on the need for an immediate change in the dosage interval of Covis.....

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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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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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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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UK trial finds Regeneron anti-viral ther
17 June, 2021

A new, experimental anti-viral treatment used for some worst-affected COVID-19 patients has been found to save lives, ac.....

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Delta Plus variant of coronavirus found
18 June, 2021

A 65-year-old woman has tested positive for the new ‘Delta Plus’ variant of coronavirus  here, official.....

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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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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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India should brace for third Covid-19 wa
18 June, 2021

A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than.....

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Scale up health infra, speed up vaccinat
21 June, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public hea.....

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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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India’s Covid tally tops 3cr, last
23 June, 2021

India has become the second country in the world after the US to record more than 3 crore Covid-19 cases since the begin.....

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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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India likely to have Covid vaccine for c
24 June, 2021

Noting that children usually have a mild disease but there is a need to develop Covid-19 vaccines for them, AIIMS Delhi .....

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Novel method to accurately, quickly dete
25 June, 2021

Researchers have developed a non-invasive and low-cost method that can accurately and rapidly detect COVID-19 using samp.....

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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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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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COVID-19: US-based diaspora organisation
01 July 2021

A leading diaspora organisation in the US has shipped a large quantity of critical medical equipment to India, including.....

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India believes there is urgent need for
01 July 2021

India believes there is an urgent need for carrying out “major reforms” in the World Health Organization to .....

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Study ties milder COVID-19 symptoms to p
02 July 2021

A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

Ghebreyesus called for a global effort to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September.....

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Covid 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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Centre sanctions funds from PMCares for
05 July 2021

The Centre has sanctioned funds from the PMCares Fund for setting up a vaccine-testing laboratory here, Union minister o.....

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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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Morepen Labs starts production of test b
07 July, 2021

The first batch will be shipped to Gamaleya Center for quality control. RDIF and Morepen Laboratories have signed a coop.....

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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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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut Covid-19 ri
07 July, 2021

WASHINGTON: People who receive Covid-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna are up to 91 per cent less likely to develop the .....

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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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Mankind Pharma gets DRDO nod to manufact
09 July, 2021

Drug firm Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has received licence from the Defence Research and Development Organisation.....

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COVID-19: Northeast, Kerala regions of c
12 July, 2021

This is despite the nationwide tally of new cases remaining low, revealed an analysis by researchers at the Institute of.....

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Decision on emergency use listing of Cov
12 July, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to take a decision on including Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Cova.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DRDO COVID-19 drug: BDR Pharma inks lice
27 July, 2021

BDR Pharma on Monday said it has inked a licensing pact with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to.....

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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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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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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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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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Coronavirus did leak from China’s
03 Aug, 2021

A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a Chinese research facility, .....

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Novavax seeks OK for COVID vaccine in ne
06 Aug, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emerge.....

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Covid-19: India in talks with various co
06 Aug, 2021

India is in talks with various nations for a mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certifications, the government i.....

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Preparing for worst-case scenario, setti
06 Aug, 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city government was preparing for the worst-case scenario in a.....

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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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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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Govt puts curbs on export of Covid-19 ra
17 Aug, 2021

"The export of COVID-19 rapid antigen testing kits... has been put under restricted category, with immediate effect.....

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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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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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Over 50-cr samples tested for COVID-19 i
20 Aug, 2021

The number of samples tested for COVID-19 in the country has crossed the 50 crore-mark and in this month, the average da.....

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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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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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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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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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Uneven COVID-19 vaccine distribution may
28 Aug, 2021

While the global economy is still growing, the uneven distribution of vaccines is widening disparities as rich countries.....

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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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Covid third wave could peak between Oct-
31 Aug, 2021

Manindra Agrawal, an IIT-Kanpur scientist who is part of the three-member team of experts that have been tasked with pre.....

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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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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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Guj HC: Depression can be classified as
04/09/2021

Depression can be classified as a serious illness, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gujarat High .....

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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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Will focus on dealing with pandemic here
07/09/2021

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Vikram Nath and Hima Kohli said the petitioner NGO 'Abhinav Bharat Congress'.....

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India’s strong, decisive decisions
08/09/22021

Inter-sectoral coordination facilitated by establishing high level inter-ministerial groups and communication with state.....

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AIIMS to conduct study to ascertain pres
08/09/22021

Addressing a press conference on the 36th Eye Donation Fortnight celebration by the National Eye Bank (NEB), he said tha.....

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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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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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Reusable cloth masks may be effective up
11/09/2021

The only noticeable change was that inhalation resistance slightly increased, meaning that the mask may feel a bit more .....

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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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India world’s biggest Covid misinf
15/09/2021

The Covid-19 vaccine does not generate magnetic properties in the human body. Lemon juice up the nose won’t kill t.....

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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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Novel coronavirus may infect a higher pr
17/09/2021

Comorbidities such as anaemia, tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus were associated with an increased risk of maternal dea.....

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ICMR study highlights issues faced by he
17/09/2021

The study was conducted between September and December last year through telephonic interviews with 111 healthcare worke.....

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While urging vaccination, WHO declines j
18/09/2021

Vellucci said she would look into whether percentages of UN staff that had been vaccinated could be provided. The Unite.....

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Covid origins probe: The Lancet does U-t
21/09/2021

After facing backlash for its coverage of origins of the Covid pandemic, the much acclaimed scientific journal -- The La.....

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Nurse to doctor ratio in India estimated
22/09/2021

The nurse to doctor ratio is estimated to be 1.7:1 in India on the basis of NSSO data, with Punjab (6.4:1) and Delhi (4......

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Antibodies from original Covid virus str
22/09/2021

The finding, published in the journal Nature Communications, has implications for the ability of new variants to reinfec.....

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WHO reports global decline in new COVID-
23/09/2021

The UN health agency said there were just under 60,000 deaths in the past week, a 7 per cent decline. It said that while.....

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Tiny antibodies from llamas can potentia
23/09/2021

Human antibodies have been a key treatment for serious COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, but typically need to be admi.....

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Novavax, SII apply to WHO for emergency
24/09/2021

It represents another major milestone in Novavax’s transformation into a commercial global vaccine company and rei.....

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Children less severely impacted by COVID
25/09/2021

On inoculation of children against the virus in India, she said there will be vaccines for children. The drug regulator .....

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WHO seeks to revive stalled inquiry into
27/09/2021

The World Health Organization is reviving its stalled investigation into the origins of the Covid-19 virus as agency off.....

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