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Asymptomatic patients as infective as ones with COVID-19 symptoms

Beijing, March 30 | Asymptomatic COVID-19 patients are as virulent and infective as symptomatic ones and those having no clinical symptoms but tested positive...

Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 38,000; Turkey’s 10,000

Cairo, March 30 | Iran announced 2,901 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday as the total number of confirmed cases soared to 38,309; Meanwhile, the...

France reports 2,599 new coronavirus cases

Paris, March 30 | The coronavirus outbreak has infected 2,599 more people and killed 292 others in France, as the country was struggling to...

UN official warns of COVID-19 spread in Gaza Strip

Gaza, March 30 | A senior official of UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) on Sunday warned...

Coronavirus cases in New York surge by 7,195: Governor

New York, March 30 | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Sunday said 7,195 new COVID-19 cases were reported across the state, bringing the...

British doctor dies of coronavirus

London, March 30 | Amged El-Hawrani, an ear, nose and throat trainer at Queen's Hospital Burton in Staffordshire, died with coronavirus in the UK...

Year of celebrations for us, but now face toughest task of...

New Delhi, March 29 | As various nurses unions across India were preparing to celebrate 2020 as the "Year of the Nurse and Midwife"...

Health Minister contributes to PMCARES fund

New Delhi, March 29 | Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced to contribute 1 crore rupees from his...

Isolation, less migration key factors for less corona spread in N-E:...

By Sujit ChakrabortyGuwahati/Agartala, March 29 | Northeast India's topographical isolation, less congestion of people and fewer international migration, largely due to the mountainous region...

Ministry issues SOP to health workers on dealing with corona patients

New Delhi, March 29 | The Health Ministry has issued guidelines and standard operating procedure to the health workers dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic...

UK local authorities not ready for deaths from COVID-19

London, March 29 | As the coronavirus outbreak intensifies across the globe as well as in the UK, British experts have made stark warnings...

Fresh guidelines issued on containment of coronavirus

New Delhi, March 29 | The central and state governments on Sunday issued consolidated guidelines for the containment of coronavirus in the wake of...

Strict isolation effective in lowering mortality rates: Study

New York, March 29 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have revealed that strict and early isolation and other preventative mandates may...

Knicks owner tests positive for coronavirus

Washington, March 29 | New York Knicks owner James Dolan has tested positive for coronavirus, the team confirmed in a statement on Saturday.The Knicks...

UP COVID-19 tally reaches 61, no fresh case from Lucknow

Lucknow, March 29 | The COVID-19 tally in Uttar Pradesh touched 61 on Saturday night with 11 new cases reported from different districts --...

COVID-19: British PM warns Britons, things to get worse

London, March 29 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned the coronavirus crisis "will get worse before it gets better", in a letter...

COVID-19: UN donates 250,000 surgical masks to US

By Arul LouisUnited Nations, March 29 | In a reversal of the common image of UN health aid going to poor nations, the world...

More health workers infected with COVID-19 in S. Africa

Cape Town, March 29 | South Africa has seen a growing number of health workers infected with COVID-19, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said. As of...

COVID-19 cases in Turkey climb to 7,402, with 108 deaths

Ankara, March 29 | In the past 24 hours in Turkey, 16 more people lost their lives due to COVID-19, raising the death toll...

US records first infant death due to COVID-19

Washington, March 29 | The US has recorded its first death from an infant who tested positive for coronavirus.The baby died in Chicago,...

‘Aggressive testing led to discovery of more positive cases in J&K’

Jammu, March 28 | Appealing people not to panic because of the spurt in positive Covid-19 cases, J&K Chief Secretary, B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on...

Inaccurate info on social media, don’t stop your pills: Scientists

New York, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers have advised that heart and kidney patients should keep taking their medicines...

Tata Trusts announces Rs 500 cr to fight COVID-19

Mumbai, March 28 | In one of the biggest gestures of corporate benevolence, the Tata Trusts on Saturday announced an amount of Rs...

Oxford invites 500 volunteers for Covid-19 vaccine trial

London, March 28 | Researchers at the University of Oxford have sought over 500 healthy volunteers to test the efficacy of their vaccine, ChAdOx1...

COVID-19 may cause cardiac injuries in patients without heart conditions

New York, March 28 | Researchers now claim that COVID-19 can have fatal consequences for people with underlying cardiovascular disease and cause cardiac...

Some COVID-19 patients still have virus even after symptoms go

Beijing, March 28 | Amid the fast-spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that half of the patients they treated...

Abbott’s portable test can detect COVID-19 in 5 minutes

San Francisco, March 28 | In what could be the fastest available molecular point-of-care test for the detection of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), US-based...

Iran’s COVID-19 cases surpass 30,000

Cairo, March 28 | Iran announced 144 new deaths from COVID-19 and 2,926 new cases of infection. Meanwhile, Turkey's number of COVID-19 infections kept...

Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases

Wuhan, March 28 | No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Friday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city...

32,000 COVID-19 cases in France, nearly 2,000 deaths

Paris, March 28 | The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France has risen by 13 per cent within a day to reach a...

Covid-19: NRI medic offers hospital to govt

New Delhi, March 27 | As India wages a war against the deadly coronavirus pandemic, an Indian-born entrepreneur, Shamsheer Vayalil, has come forward to...

First images of Covid-19 virus in India released

Pune, March 27 | The first images from India of what the coronavirus looks like are out. The images of the coronavirus have been...

Too much salt in your diet can weaken your immune system

London, March 27 | Researchers have found that eating too much salty diet weakens your immune system and makes it harder for your body...

How to comfort stressed out friends during uncertian times

New York, March 27 | If you are wondering what messgaes to give your family and friends who could be stressed out due to...

Canadian researchers developing DNA vaccine against COVID-19

Toronto, March 27 | Canadian researchers are developing a DNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and has currently infected nearly...

COVID-19: 121 labs approved for testing in India, says ICMR

New Delhi, March 27 | As many as 121 government laboratories have been approved by the Indian Council of Medical Research to conduct tests...

UN chief Guterres warns of losing COVID-19 war

United Nations, March 27 | While UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told the Group of 20 (G20) leaders on Thursday, "We are at war...

EU pledges close cooperation in response to coronavirus

Brussels, March 27 | The European Union (EU) has pledged close cooperation in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, vowing to address issues ranging...

China’s Wuhan reports zero increase in COVID-19 cases

Wuhan, March 27 | No new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were reported on Thursday in Wuhan, the former hardest-hit city...

537 COVID-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland

Beijing, March 27 | A total of 537 patients of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) were discharged from hospital on Thursday on the Chinese...

White House is fast tracking COVID-19 vaccine development: Here’s how

New York, March 27 | Dr. Anthony Fauci, Americas top infectious diseases doctor on the White House coronavirus task force, signalled a dramatic shift...

Coronavirus infection cases top 10,000 in Switzerland

Geneva, March 27 | Switzerland has reported 949 new cases of COVID-19, raising the total cases in the country to 10,714, the Swiss Federal...

Chicago mayor orders closure of public places

Chicago, March 27 | Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has ordered the immediate closure of trails, bike paths, green spaces and parks near the city's...

ILO welcomes G20 commitment in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva, March 27 | The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, has welcomed the commitment of the G20 leaders as an...

UN chief asks for wartime plan for COVID-19

United Nations, March 27 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the Group of 20 (G20) largest economies of the world for a "wartime...

Russia may defeat COVID-19 in less than 2-3 months: Putin

Moscow, March 27 | Russia may be able to defeat the COVID-19 epidemic in less than two or three months, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

Putin, Macron discuss joint efforts to combat COVID-19

Moscow, March 27 | Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron discussed the COVID-19 outbreak in a video conference on Thursday,...

Coronavirus cases near 30,000 in France, death toll at 1,696

Paris, March 27 | The coronavirus claimed 365 lives in France in 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,696 while the total of...

Unprecedented: Prez to address all Guvs as India goes all out...

New Delhi, March 26 | In an unprecedented move amid the ongoing COVID19 crisis, President Ram Nath Kovind would address all the Governors and...

ABVP releases 47 helpline numbers for food delivery across country

New Delhi, March 26 | A total of 47 helpline numbers have been released by the Akhil Bhartiya Vidharthi Parishad (ABVP), the students' wing...

Business

Steel industry faces inventory build, liquidity issues

New Delhi, March 30 | The performance of domestic steel makers is likely to be adversely impacted in Q1 FY2021 as a result of...