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Plasma therapy boosts survival in Covid patients with blood cancers

New York, June 18 | Administering convalescent plasma from recovered Covid-19 patients can dramatically improve likelihood of survival among blood cancer patients hospitalised with...

EMA may not enforce 50% efficacy threshold for Covid vax

Brussels, June 18 | The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said that it may not enforce a 50 per cent efficacy threshold for Covid-19 vaccines...

One in 100 deaths is by suicide: WHO

Geneva, June 18 | One in a hundred deaths globally can directly be attributed to suicide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, arguing that...

Puducherry’s Mahe gives 1st vax jab to 90% population

Puducherry, June 18 | Mahe district in the Union Territory of Puducherry has injected the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to 90 per...

ICC to partner UNICEF in fundraiser for Covid relief

Dubai, June 18 | The International Cricket Council (ICC), through its 'Cricket for Good initiative', has launched a fundraising campaign to support UNICEF's emergency...

Africa’s Covid cases surging by 20% amid 3rd wave: WHO

Nairobi, June 18 | Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa were surging by 20 per cent on a weekly basis as most countries in the...

At 1,587, India logs least daily Covid deaths in 60 days

New Delhi, June 18 | India on Friday recorded 62,480 new cases of Covid and 1,587 fatalities in the last 24 hours, lowest in...

Delta variant detected in Colombo

Colombo, June 18 | Sri Lankan authorities have announced that the highly transmissible B.1.617.2 or Delta variant has been detected for the first time...

NZ announces vax rollout plan for general population

Welington, June 18 | New Zealand citizens aged over 60 will be offered vaccination from July 28 and those aged over 55 from August...

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 177mn

Washington, June 18 | The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 177.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.84 million, according...

Russia records over 14,000 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, June 18 | Russia confirmed 14,057 new Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 5,264,047, the official monitoring...

Denmark to start vaccinating 12 to 15-year-olds against Covid-19

Copenhagen, June 18 | Children in Denmark between the ages of 12 and 15 will soon be offered the opportunity to be voluntarily vaccinated...

Vietnam reports record high daily new Covid-19 cases

Hanoi, June 18 | Vietnam reported 515 new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, the highest daily increase since the pandemic hit the country last year,...

Recoveries from Covid cross 26-lakh mark in Karnataka

Bengaluru, June 18 | With 10,685 patients discharged during the day, recoveries from Covid crossed the 26-lakh mark in Karnataka, while 138 died due...

Covid positivity rate drops to 3% in J&K’s Baramulla district

Srinagar, June 17 | The Covid-19 positivity rate in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir has dropped to mere 3 per cent whereas recovery...

Over 5,000 children test Covid positive in Meghalaya, 17 die

Shillong, June 17 | Over 5,000 children under the age of 14 in Meghalaya have tested Covid-19 positive and 17 of them died, health...

New Covid infections drop, daily deaths dive below 1K

Mumbai, June 17 | For the first time since June 9, Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths dived below the 1K-mark, even as new infections dropped...

656 new Covid cases, 1,426 recoveries in J&K

Srinagar, June 17 | Recoveries continued to outnumber new Covid cases in J&K on Thursday as 1,426 patients were discharged after recovery while 656...

This AI tech can hear Covid in a cough

Sydney, June 17 | Australian computer scientists have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence-based model that can hear the effects of Covid-19 in the sound...

Rajinikanth to leave for US for treatment

Chennai, June 17 | Mega star Rajinikanth will leave for the US on Saturday for a routine medical check up.The matinee idol's office in...

SII to conduct clinical trials of Novavax for children

New Delhi, June 17 | The Serum Institute of India is likely to launch clinical trials of the Novavax Covid-19 vaccine for children in...

Maha to roll out mobile units to detect early hearing loss

Mumbai, June 17 | In a unique initiative, the Maharashtra Health Department will use mobile units to check the hearing abilities of newborns in...

Fortis Healthcare to introduce Sputnik V from June 19

New Delhi, June 17 | Fortis Healthcare on Thursday announced that Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 will be available at two of its hospitals...

C-sections to account for a third of all childbirths by 2030:...

Geneva, June 17 | Caesarean sections are on the rise globally and will account for 29 per cent of all births by 2030, according...

US to buy 200 mn more doses of Moderna’s Covid shot

Washington, June 17 | The US will buy an additional 200 million doses of Moderna's Covid vaccine in anticipation that its citizens may require...

Jindal Stainless sends 150 ventilators to Odisha, Haryana

New Delhi, June 17 | India's largest stainless steel manufacturer, Jindal Stainless has facilitated the supply of 150 ventilators to the Haryana and Odisha...

Vax certificate upload delay hits Chennai residents’ travel, job plans

Chennai, June 17 | People of Chennai and its suburbs are putting off their travel plans and are not taking up job offers following...

AstraZeneca vax recommended for Australians above 60 yrs

Canberra, June 17 | The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has advised that the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine be administered to people aged...

9-month-old Covid+ baby saved with ECMO

Hyderabad, June 17 | Doctors at KIMS hospitals in Hyderabad saved life of a nine-month-old infected by Covid-19 through successful ECMO.The paediatric intensive care...

Bats in Switzerland harbour viruses with ability to jump to humans

Bern, June 17 | Bats in Switzerland are harbouring viruses from 39 different viral families and some have the potential to jump to other...

Chhattisgarh gears up to handle third Covid wave

New Delhi, June 17 | Chhattisgarh has started gearing up to handle the possible third wave of Covid-19 and for this,...

CureVac’s mRNA Covid vax just 47% effective

Berlin, June 17 | German biopharmaceutical company CureVac's mRNA-based vaccine has shown efficacy of just 47 per cent against Coronavirus disease, the lowest reported...

PETA urges DCGI to replace calf serum method for vax production

New Delhi, June 17 | People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, on Thursday, requested the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)...

Study says Covid cases detected in US earlier than previously reported

Washington, June 17 | A new study by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has suggested that Covid-19 cases were detected in the...

Goa not to open for tourism until statewide coverage of first...

Panaji, June 17 | Goa will not open for tourism until the state fully administers the first vaccine shot to its population, Chief Minister...

Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms Group starts vax drive for staff

Mumbai, June 17 | Producer Ekta Kapoor's Balaji Telefilms Group has commenced a vaccination drive to inoculate its staff members at Balaji Telefilms,...

Cash-rich TN labour welfare body to fund workers’ vaccination

Chennai, June 17 | The Tamil Nadu State Construction Labourers welfare board is all set to fund the vaccination drive of the labourers across...

Yogi to send invite to get you vaccinated

Lucknow, June 17 | The Yogi Adityanath government will now send out invitation slips to people, urging them to get vaccinated.The invitation slip will...

Women RSS members earn laurels for service during pandemic

By Archana SharmaJaipur, June 17 | At a time when the RSS men are drawing laurels for serving the cause of society during the...

Nepal to procure 4mn vaccines from China under non-disclosure deal

Kathmandu, June 17 | The Nepal government has decided to procure four million Covid-19 vaccines manufactured by China's Sinopharm under a non-disclosure agreement.However, the...

Covid can activate dormant bacterial infection, TB: Study

Guwahati, June 17 | The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19, may have the ability to reactivate dormant tuberculosis (TB), according to study that is...

Eka.Care integrates with CoWIN for vaccination booking

Bengaluru, June 17 | Eka.Care, a connected healthcare platform, has gone live with CoWIN-approved vaccination slot booking to help people get vaccinated in an...

Google pledges Rs 113 cr to boost healthcare infra in India

New Delhi, June 17 | Google on Thursday announced new grants of nearly Rs 113 crore to help strengthen India's healthcare infrastructure and workforce...

Rotary Clubs in UK donate O2 concentrators to TN hospitals

Chennai, June 17 | Twenty Rotary Clubs in the UK and the Rotary Club of Madras Chenna Patna jointly donated oxygen concentrators and medical...

After tough 50 days, a mad rush as liquor vends open...

Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 | On the first day after the lockdown norms were eased in Kerala, the biggest cheer was seen in front of...

Indian pharma industry sales to log robust growth: Fitch Ratings

Chennai, June 17 | The sales for Indian pharmaceutical companies are expected to log a robust growth in FY22, said Fitch Ratings.The credit rating...

Woman on dialysis delivers still born

Lucknow, June 17 | In a rare medical feat, the doctors at the King George's Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow helped a woman on...

India records 67K new Covid cases, 2,330 deaths

New Delhi, June 17 | India on Thursday recorded 67,208 new cases of Covid and 2,330 fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to...

Afghanistan reports record single-day Covid deaths

Kabul, June 17 | In the last 24 hours, Afghanistan reported 94 new fatalities from Covid-19, the highest single-day spike for the first time,...

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