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WHO advises against use of convalescent plasma for Covid treatment

Geneva, Dec 7 | WHO advises against use of convalescent plasma for Covid treatment. Convalescent plasma shows no improvement in survival and other important...

UK woman tests negative for Omicron in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Dec 6 | UK woman tests negative for Omicron in Hyderabad. A woman from the UK who arrived in Hyderabad last week has...

Cambodia reverses travel ban on Omicron variant-hit African nations

Phnom Penh, Dec 6 | Cambodia reverses travel ban on Omicron variant-hit African nations. Cambodia has removed a ban on travellers from 10 African...

Extension of S.Korean vax pass to teens met with angry reaction

Seoul, Dec 6 | Extension of S.Korean vax pass to teens met with angry reaction. Teenage students and parents across South Korea are mounting...

Covid-19 scare at Junior Hockey World Cup

By Biswa Bhusan Mohapatra Bhubaneswar, Dec 3 | Covid-19 scare at Junior Hockey World Cup. The first Covid-positive case has been detected in one of...

Omicron: US tightens travel rules amid new cases

Washington, Dec | Omicron: US tightens travel rules amid new cases. US President Joe Biden has unveiled stricter Covid-19 travel rules as the US...

‘HIV+ gave me to thoughts to end life love for my...

By Amit Cowper Gandhinagar, Dec 1 | 'HIV+ gave me to thoughts to end life love for my children gave me grit to fight'. On...

New Covid variant: TN intensifies screening at Airports

Chennai, Nov 27 | New Covid variant: TN intensifies screening at Airports. The Tamil Nadu government has directed to intensify screening at Chennai international...

S.Korea’s daily cases bounce back above 4000

Seoul, Nov 27 | S.Korea's daily cases bounce back above 4,000. South Korea's new coronavirus cases rose above 4,000 with the numbers of deaths...

HK to tighten boarding requirements for 8 S.Africa countries

Hong Kong, Nov 27 | HK to tighten boarding requirements for 8 S.Africa countries. The Hong Kong government has announced that the boarding and...

Singapore reports 1090 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore, Nov 27 | Singapore reports 1,090 new Covid-19 cases. Singapore has recorded 1,090 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to...

Philippines imposes travel ban on S.Africa Botswana over new Covid variant

Manila, Nov 27 | Philippines imposes travel ban on S.Africa, Botswana over new Covid variant. The Philippines has imposed travel restrictions on travellers from...

34 test Covid positive in Bengaluru international school

Bengaluru, Nov 26 | 34 test Covid positive in Bengaluru international school. Thirty-three students and one staffer of an international boarding school in Bengaluru...

Tokyo lowers alert to lowest after low daily cases of Covid-19

Tokyo, Nov 25 | Japan on Thursday lowered Tokyo's Covid-19 healthcare system alert level to the lowest after an infection assessment meeting with Tokyo...

Global Covid caseload tops 259.3 mn

Washington, Nov 25 | The global Covid caseload has topped 259.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.17 million and vaccinations...

‘Travelling Australians not required to pay for Covid tests’

Canberra, Nov 24 | Australians Health Minister Greg Hunt on Wednesday confirmed that interstate travelers will not have to pay for their mandatory Covid-19...

New Zealand hikes official cash rate

Wellington, Nov 24 | New Zealand's Monetary Policy Committee agreed on Wednesday to raise the Official Cash Rate (OCR) to 0.75 per cent. The committee...

South African pacer Ngidi tests Covid-positive ahead of Netherlands series

Johannesburg, Nov 24 | South African pace bowler Lungi Ngidi has tested positive for Covid-19 and withdrawn from the three-match One-day International series against...

Cong demands Rs 4L compensation to families of Covid victims

New Delhi, Nov 24 | Ahead of the winter session of Parliament, the Cong on Wednesday raised the issue of Covid victims and demanded...

Covid deaths in Europe could reach 2.2mn by spring 2022: WHO

Copenhagen, Nov 24 | The World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Europe said on Wednesday that the cumulative reported Covid-19 deaths across the...

More in-person classes resume in Hanoi

Hanoi, Nov 22 | The Vietnamese capital of Hanoi on Monday resumed more in-person classes for senior high school students in its suburban districts...

Over 900K tourists in Cambodia during 3-day Water Festival

Phnom Penh, Nov 22 | Over 900,000 tourists took part in Cambodia three-day Water Festival as the majority of the country's population have been...

In-person classes fully resume in S. Korea schools

Seoul, Nov 22 | In-person schools classes fully resumed across South Korea on Monday in line with the country's "living with Covid-19" scheme. All kindergarten,...

Int’l students return as Australia opens border to S’pore

Canberra, Nov 22 | The first contingent of international students has arrived in Australia under its travel bubble with Singapore. Travelers fully vaccinated against Covid-19...

S.Korea reports 2,827 more Covid-19 cases

Seoul, Nov 22 | South Korea reported 2,827 more cases of Covid-19 as compared to 24 hours ago, raising the total number of infections...

Australians’ fear of Covid-19 infection hits all-time high

Canberra, Nov 20 | More Australians than ever think they will contract Covid-19 in the short-term future despite the high vaccination rate, a survey...

At least 2 wounded as Dutch police fire warning shots during...

The Hague, Nov 20 | A protest against the Dutch government's Covid-19 measures turned violent in the centre of Rotterdam, with the police firing...

Brazil administers over 300 mn Covid-19 vaccine shots

Brasilia, Nov 20 | Brazil has administered more than 300 million shots of Covid-19 vaccines since launching its vaccination campaign in January 2021, the...

US authorizes Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccine boosters for all adults

New York, Nov 20 | The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized boosters of the Pfizer or BioNTech and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines...

India logs 11,106 new coronavirus cases, 459 deaths

New Delhi, Nov 19 | In the last 24 hours, India registered 11,106 new coronavirus cases and 459 deaths, the Ministry of Health and...

‘Inactivated virus vaccine against Covid-19 was the perfect choice’ (Book Review)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, Nov 18 | "We pulled off an extraordinary feat. After the tension, the drama, the hard work, the long nights,...

Youth Covid-19 cases rise in US state of Illinois

Chicago, Nov 18 | Pending Thanksgiving holiday, the average number of Covid-19 cases among the youth aged 0-17 years in the US midwest state...

Belgium reinforces measures to combat spike in Covid-19 infections

Brussels, Nov 18 | The Belgian authorities have announced new measures to curb the rise in new coronavirus cases, including mandatory mask wearing in...

S. Korea to cut dosage interval for Covid-19 booster shots for...

Seoul, Nov 17 | South Korea will cut the dosage interval between primary vaccination and Covid-19 vaccine booster shots for senior citizens in a...

German states impose new Covid-19 curbs on unvaccinated people

Berlin, Nov 17 | As Germany's Covid-19 infection rate has risen to its highest recorded level yet, some of the country's 16 federal states...

Covid-19 cases rise in parts of US amid sustained vaccination push

New York, Nov 17 | Covid-19 cases are starting to climb again in select regions across the United States after stabilising at a high...

Singapore reports 2,069 new Covid-19 cases

Singapore, Nov 17 | Singapore reported 2,069 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 241,341.Of the new...

Two students in Jaipur school test positive for Covid-19

Jaipur, Nov 16 | Twenty four hours after the schools in Rajasthan were allowed to open with 100 per cent capacity, two students studying...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 253.2 mn

Washington, Nov 15 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 253.2 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.10 million and vaccinations...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 252.4 mn

Washington, Nov 13 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 252.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.08 million and vaccinations...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 251.8 mn

Washington, Nov 12 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 251.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.07 million and vaccinations...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 251.3 mn

Washington, Nov 11 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 251.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.07 million and vaccinations...

4 lions in Singapore’s night safari test positive for Covid-19

Singapore, Nov 10 | Four Asiatic lions at Singapore's Night Safari have tested positive for Covid-19, the Straits Times reported on Tuesday evening, quoting...

Strict Covid-19 protocols in place for U-16 boys’ hockey tournament in...

Pune, Nov 8 | Temperature checks, compulsory hand sanitizer channels at hostels, pitch-side and dining areas, RTPCR tests, and quarantine cells -- these are...

India logs 11,903 Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 3 | India registered 11,903 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 247.1 mn

Washington, Nov 2 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 247.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5 million and vaccinations...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 244.9 mn

Washington, Oct 28 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 244.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.97 million and vaccinations...

S.Korea to begin ‘living with Covid-19’ scheme in Nov

Seoul, Oct 25 | South Korea will gradually phase out coronavirus restrictions starting next month to embrace a new scheme of returning to normal...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 242.9 mn

Washington, Oct 23 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 242.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.93 million and vaccinations...

3 in 4 S.Koreans support shift to ‘living with Covid-19’: Poll

Seoul, Oct 22 | Three quarters of South Koreans agree with the need to shift to the "living with Covid-19" scheme, a poll revealed...

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5G roll out should be India’s national priority: Mukesh Ambani

New Delhi, Dec 8 | 5G roll out should be India's national priority: Mukesh Ambani. India must complete the migration from 2G to 4G...