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1 in 3 people with runny nose sore throat may actually...

London, Dec 7 | 1 in 3 people with runny nose sore throat may actually have Covid: Study. One-third of people who are fully...

Covid: Malaysia reports 1st Omicron variant case

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 3 | Covid: Malaysia reports 1st Omicron variant case. Malaysia has identified its first case of the Omicron variant of Covid-19...

Dead bodies of 2 Covid patients found in mortuary 15 months...

Bengaluru, Nov 29 | Dead bodies of 2 Covid patients found in mortuary 15 months later. In a shocking incident, the dead bodies of...

Czech President tests Covid+

Prague, Nov 26 | Czech President tests Covid positive. Czech President Prague has tested positive for Covid-19, his office confirmed. In a statement, the office...

1.3 cr people in TN yet to take 1st Covid jab

Chennai, Nov 26 | 1.3 cr people in TN yet to take 1st Covid jab. The Tamil Nadu Health department said that 1,38,74,726 eligible...

Woman dies after taking second dose of Covid vax

Patna, Nov 20 | A woman in Bihar's Aurangabad district has died after taking the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday, an official...

India records 10,302 Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 20 | India registered 10,302 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, seven per cent less than the number of infections...

German Bundestag approves law amendment to contain Covid spread

Berlin, Nov 19 | Germany's Bundestag, the country's lower parliament, approved amendments to the infection protection act in order to contain the accelerating spread...

Ex-Trump aide subpoenaed over alleged interference in Covid response

Washington, Nov 19 | A US House panel probing former President Donald Trump's administration's response to the Covid-19 pandemic has issued a subpoena to...

S.Korean PM urges efficient hospital bed management amid Covid surge

Seoul, Nov 19 | South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum on Friday called for for efficient hospital bed management as the country continued to...

Covid created more long-term unemployment in Japan

Tokyo, Nov 18 | The Covid-19 pandemic created more long-term unemployment in Japan, despite the country's overall jobless number seeing a decline from July...

S.Africa likely to see lower Covid deaths in 4th wave

Johannesburg, Nov 18 | South Africa is likely to experience a fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic but the numbers of hospital admissions and...

Arijit Singh to perform live for the first time after Covid...

Mumbai, Nov 18 | Singer Arijit Singh will be performing live at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on November 19. This will be his...

Air pollution can worsen Covid infection: Study

London, Nov 18 | People infected with Covid, who had long-term exposure to air pollution, are more likely to end up in hospital or...

‘New Covid wave in France may accelerate in coming weeks’

Paris, Nov 18 | The new fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, which started in the country last month, will accelerate in the coming...

India’s daily Covid 19 cases rise to 11,919

New Delhi, Nov 18 | India on Thursday reported 11,919 fresh Covid 19 cases and 470 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the...

Global Coronavirus caseload tops 254.9 mn

Washington, Nov 18 | The global coronavirus caseload has topped 254.9 million while the deaths have surged to more than 5.12 million and vaccinations...

Covid: Fully jabbed surpasses partially ones for 1st time

New Delhi, Nov 17 | The number of fully vaccinated individuals on Wednesday surpassed the partially vaccinated eligible population under the mass vaccination coverage,...

Italy tightens Covid rules on public transport

Rome, Nov 17 | New measures to fight the spread of Covid-19 on public transport and in taxis came into force in Italy on...

No new Covid positive case in 3 K’taka districts

Bengaluru, Nov 16 | Three Karnataka districts have successfully contained the menace of Covid-19. According to a health bulletin released by the Department of...

New Covid cases over 2,000 for 6th straight day in S.Korea

Seoul, Nov 15 | South Korea on Monday reported more than 2,000 daily coronavirus cases for six days in a row, fueling worries of...

UK records another 36,517 new Covid cases

London, Nov 15 | The UK has registered 36,517 new Covid-19 infections and 63 coronavirus related deaths, bringing the total loss of lives to...

German Health Minister calls for more measures against Covid

Berlin, Nov 13 | In the wake of record Covid-19 infection figures in Germany, Minister of Health Jens Spahn has called for additional measures...

Active Covid cases increase in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 13 | The number of active Covid-19 cases in Rajasthan has increased to 61, after a total of 17 fresh infections were...

Chinese tourist city reports cold-chain related Covid outbreak

New Delhi, Nov 12 | China's Liaoning province has reported 52 new domestically-transmitted Covid-19 cases and five silent carriers, all in the coastal tourist...

Political battle over Covid vax, mask mandates continues in US

Washington, Nov 12 | A political battle over Covid-19 vaccination and mask mandates has continued in the US, as the federal government pushed through...

Over 12 cr people due for 2nd dose of Covid vaccine...

New Delhi, Nov 11 | More than 12 crore people are due for their second Covid-19 vaccine shot in India, Union Health...

S.Korea may not move to 2nd phase of new Covid scheme

Seoul, Nov 11 | South Korea may not further ease its coronavirus restrictions, the country's top public health official warned on Thursday, amid a...

377 apprehended in S.Korea for disputing over Covid rules

Seoul, Nov 11 | A total of 377 people in South Korea have been apprehended on charges of using violence in disputes over Covid-19...

Singapore reports 3,481 new Covid cases

Singapore, Nov 11 | Singapore reported 3,481 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 227,681.Of the new...

India logs 11,466 fresh Covid cases

New Delhi, Nov 10 | India recorded 11,466 fresh Covid cases in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said...

Germany’s Covid incidence rate rises to all-time high

Berlin, Nov 10 | Germany's seven-day Covid-19 incidence rate continued to rise to a new all-time high of 213.7 cases per 1,00,000 inhabitants, the...

Regeneron’s one-dose cocktail prevents Covid risk for up to 8 months

Washington, Nov 9 | A single shot of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals's antibody cocktail reduced the risk of Covid-19 by 81.6 per cent for two to...

SL mulls making Covid vax cards mandatory

Colombo, Nov 9 | Sri Lankan Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella said that legal advice had been sought if Covid-19 vaccine cards could be made...

Indonesia to start Covid booster doses after 50% population fully inoculated

Jakarta, Nov 9 | Indonesia will start administering Covid-19 booster shots after 50 per cent of the country's population are fully vaccinated against the...

Indonesia reports 244 new Covid cases, 12 more deaths

Jakarta, Nov 9 | Indonesia confirmed 244 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, raising its tally of infections to 4,248,409, according to the country's Health...

B’desh expects to administer over 120mn Covid doses by Jan

Dhaka, Nov 8 | Bangladesh has so far administered 70 million Covid-19 vaccine doses and the figure would top 120 million by January next...

Padma Shri is for everyone who helped me during Covid crisis:...

New Delhi, Nov 8 | Jitender Singh Shunty, founder of the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Seva Dal who cremated thousands of bodies during the Covid-19...

This highly abundant virus in humans can act as biomarker for...

Sao Paulo, Nov 8 | People infected with SARS-CoV-2 are more likely to have increased load of Torquetenovirus (TTV), an apparently inoffensive virus most...

Aus surpasses 2020 Covid death toll amid 3rd wave

Canberra, Nov 8 | Australia's coronavirus death toll for 2021 has surpassed that of last year as the country continues to battle the third...

Chinese cities suspend overseas shopping, couriers on Covid scare

New Delhi, Nov 8 | Counties and districts in China's border city Heihe in Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province have said buying products from overseas...

Russia reports record number of daily Covid cases in a day

Moscow, Nov 6 | Russia reported a record daily Covid-19 cases of 41,335 over the past 24 hours, taking the national tally to 8,755,930,...

India logs 10,929 fresh Covid cases

New Delhi, Nov 6 | India on Saturday reported 10,929 fresh Covid-19 cases, 14.2 per cent lower than Friday's overall infections, according to the...

India reports 10,423 Covid cases, 443 deaths

New Delhi, Nov 2 | In the last 24 hours, India registered 10,423 new Covid-19 cases and 443 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said...

Bad air quality can affect survivors of severe Covid: Experts

By Rachel V. ThomasNew Delhi, Nov 1 | As air quality in the national capital turned "very poor" ahead of Diwali, it can be...

Massive Covid vaccination drive in MP from Nov 15

Bhopal, Oct 30 | The Madhya Pradesh government will embark on a special vaccination drive from November 15 to ensure that all the citizens...

Australian capital eases Covid curbs

Canberra, Oct 29 | Coronavirus restrictions in Australia's capital Canberra have eased significantly as residents of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) were no longer...

Just 5 African nations to hit Covid vax goal: WHO

Brazzaville, Oct 29 | Just five African countries, less than 10 per cent of the continent's 54 nations, are projected to hit the year-end...

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India, IRENA strengthen collaboration in renewable energy

New Delhi, Jan 17 | India has signed a strategic partnership agreement with International Renewable Energy Agency(IRENA) to further strengthen its collaboration with the...