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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...

50 medical students in K’taka test Covid positive

Dharwad (Karnataka), Nov 25 | At a time when life is almost bouncing back to normalcy in Karnataka, as many as 50 students studying...

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...

S.Korea’s daily Covid 19 cases fall below 4,000; deaths at record...

Seoul, Nov 25 | South Korea's new Covid 19 cases fell below 4,000 on Thursday, a day after hitting an all-time-high of 4,115. But...

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...

S.Korea’s daily Covid cases soar to all-time highs

Seoul, Nov 24 | South Korea's new coronavirus cases and critical cases soared to all-time highs on Wednesday, prompting the government to consider imposing...

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...

Canada to allow entry of travellers fully vaccinated with Sinopharm, Sinovac,...

Ottawa, Nov 20 | Travellers who are fully vaccinated with the shots from Sinopharm, Sinovac and Covaxin will be allowed to enter Canada starting...

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...

2.3 mn Somalis severely affected by serious water, food, pasture shortages:...

United Nations (New York), Nov 20 | Some 2.3 million people in Somalia, or 18 per cent of the population, are severely affected by...

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...

UN Chief urges countries to keep promise to deliver health, sanitation...

United Nations (New York), Nov 20 | In a message for World Toilet Day, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on countries to ensure...

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...

SEC investigates manipulated Alzheimer’s study claims

New Delhi, Nov 18 | The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched an investigation into Texas-based Cassava Sciences. The agency will investigate...

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...

‘All Argentines must be vaccinated by fall’

Buenos Aires, Nov 18 | Everyone in Argentina should be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 before autumn arrives in the Southern Hemisphere, Health Minister Carla...

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...

More US states offering boosters amid fear of winter surge

Washington, Nov 18 | Amid fear of a Covid-19 resurgence in the upcoming winter season, more states in the US have started offering booster...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Indoor mask mandate to be lifted for US capital

Washington, Nov 17 | The indoor mask mandate will be lifted for the US capital, Washington DC, beginning November 22, the city's mayor announced.Although...

UK records another 37,243 new coronavirus cases

London, Nov 17 | The UK registered 37,243 new Covid-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 9,637,190, according...

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...

‘Competition in pvt sector will help provide healthcare at affordable prices’

New Delhi, Nov 16 | Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said competition in the private health sector will help in providing...

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...

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...

Decoded: How salt affects blood flow in brain, cause Alzheimer’s

New York, Nov 15 | US researchers have in a first-of-its-kind study explored the relationship between neuron activity and blood flow deep in the...

TN inoculates 16.32 lakh people in 8th mega vaccination camp

Chennai, Nov 15 | The Tamil Nadu Health Department said that 16.32 lakh people were inoculated against Covid-19 as part of the state's eighth...

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...

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...

1 in 12 Indians is diabetic, second highest in world: Report

Bengaluru, Nov 13 | One in 12 adults or more than 74 million people living in India are diabetes patients, according to a new...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Yogi ensures health facilities in Tharu villages

Lucknow, Nov 11 | The Yogi Adityanath government is now laying special emphasis on sub-health centres in Tharu villages near the India-Nepal border.'Operation Mamta'...

UP crosses 10 cr mark in 1st dose vaccination

Lucknow, Nov 11 | Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 10-crore mark in administering the first dose of vaccines against Covid-19.The state, according to a...

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...

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...

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Ops restricted at Delhi’s IGI airport on Republic Day

New Delhi, Jan 19 | Operational restrictions will be imposed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), as part of security arrangement ahead of...