Coronavirus

Why each Covid wave impacts our bodies differently?

August 18, 2022

While researchers observed that many patients’ metabolites relaxed back to normal levels once they had recovered from Covid-19, a small number continued to be disrupted for several months after infection. Disruption in the human body’s metabolism is the reason why each Covid wave impacts us differently, scientists have found using an artificial intelligence model. The team […]

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Omicron subvariant BA.2 becomes dominant

Omicron subvariant BA.2 becomes dominant strain in US, says CDC

March 30, 2022

The BA.2 sub-lineage of the Omicron variant has become the dominant strain in the United States, according to new data released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The variant has been steadily rising in proportion due to its increased transmissibility compared to the original Omicron strain, Xinhua news agency reported. The […]

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India records 1 259 cases of Covid-19

India records 1,259 cases of Covid-19 in 24 hrs, 35 new fatalities

March 29, 2022

India’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 4,30,21,982 on Tuesday with 1,259 fresh cases, while the number of active cases of the infection further declined to 15,378, according to Union health ministry. The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 5,21,070 with 35 more fatalities, the ministry’s data updated at 8 am stated. […]

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India records over 8 000 fresh

India records over 8,000 fresh Covid-19 infections, 119 more fatalities

February 28, 2022

The single-day rise in coronavirus infections fell below 10,000 after two months, with 8,013 cases taking India’s total tally to 4,29,24,130, while active cases have declined to 1,02,601, according to Union health ministry data updated on Monday. On December 28 last year, 9,195 people were infected in a day. The death toll has climbed to 5,13,843 with […]

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DCGI approves Bharat Biotech's intranasal booster dose trials

DCGI approves Bharat Biotech’s intranasal booster dose trials

January 28, 2022

 Protesters blocked roads in Patna and other places in Bihar on Friday after opposition parties called a bandh over alleged “irregularities” in the Railway Recruitment Board exam. A passenger train was set on fire and another was attacked with stones in Bihar in violent protests by students against the railway jobs exam on a day […]

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Maha Govt Allows Opening of Gyms Salons With 50% Capacity Amid Covid Cases Surge

Maha Govt Allows Opening of Gyms, Salons With 50% Capacity Amid Covid Cases Surge

January 10, 2022

The Maharashtra government on Sunday reversed its earlier decision to keep gyms, beauty salons and spas shut amid an ongoing Covid scare and instructed in its revised guidelines to allow these establishments to function at a 50% capacity. The government in its statement said that beauty salons shall be grouped with hair-cutting salons and hence […]

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Delhi News Live: Over 31 498 active Covid-19 cases in city positivity rate at 15.34%

As Covid-19 cases surge in the city — 15,097 new cases were reported on Thursday — fuelled mostly by the Omicron variant, data accessed from the Delhi health department show that none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, or been admitted to the ICU so far. According to the data, there have been no Omicron deaths so far. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also confirmed this on Thursday. A total of 1,091 out of 12,580 dedicated Covid beds were occupied as per the daily health bulletin on Thursday. Delhi also reported six deaths and the positivity rate also shot up to 15.34 per cent on Thursday. With the latest addition, the cumulative caseload has gone up to 14,89,463 while the death toll rose to 25,127. The number of active cases in the capital now stands at 31,498. The last time active cases were over 31,000 was on May 21 last year. Delhi had on Wednesday reported 10,665 fresh Covid-19 cases and eight deaths with a positivity rate of 11.88 per cent. With one more case of Omicron variant reported, the tally of such cases has risen to 465 in Delhi.

January 7, 2022

As Covid-19 cases surge in the city — 15,097 new cases were reported on Thursday — fuelled mostly by the Omicron variant, data accessed from the Delhi health department show that none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, or been admitted to the ICU so far. According to the data, there have been no Omicron deaths […]

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Delhi News Live: Capital likely to record 10,000 cases today, third wave has set in, says Satyendar Jain

Delhi News Live: Capital likely to record 10,000 cases today, third wave has set in, says Satyendar Jain

January 5, 2022

Delhi Live News: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain Wednesday said that the National Capital is likely to record 10,000 cases today and added that the third wave has set in. “Delhi is likely to report around 10,000 Covid infections today, with the daily positivity rate rising to nearly 10 per cent. The third wave of COVID-19 has set […]

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Delhi News Live: Capital likely to record 10,000 cases today, third wave has set in, says Satyendar Jain

Delta tears across US, cases and hospitalisations at six-month high

August 11, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the United States are at a six-month high, fueled by the rapid spread of the Delta variant across swathes of the country grappling with low vaccination rates. Nationwide, Covid-19 cases have averaged 100,000 for three days in a row, up 35 per cent over the past […]

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Bharat Biotech submits additional data sought by WHO, decision on EUL likely on November 3

Covishield shows better antibody response than Covaxin, says study

June 7, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Indian health care workers who were administered Covishield have shown better antibody response than the Covaxin recipients, revealed a recent study. The study, published in an online archive for unpublished manuscripts in medical sciences medRxiv, showed that after two shots of the vaccines, 98 per cent recipients of Covishield showed antibody […]

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