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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Centre initiates digital mission for digitisation of health records

New Delhi, Nov 10 | The Union Health Ministry has initiated digital registration of all medical facilities and doctors under the Ayushman Bharat Digital...

Japan confirms season’s 1st Avian flu outbreak, over 1.4L birds to...

Tokyo, Nov 10 | Avian flu has been confirmed at a chicken farm in Akita prefecture, northeastern Japan, with around 1,43,000 birds of the...

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...

With 16 new Zika virus cases, Kanpur crosses 100-mark

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 10 | With 16 more cases of Zika virus being reported, Kanpur has crossed the 100-mark.The fresh tally of 106...

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...

US opens border to fully vaccinated int’l travellers

New York, Nov 9 | The US has opened it doors to fully vaccinated international travellers, welcoming the visitors who have been shut out...

UK records another 32,322 new coronavirus cases

London, Nov 9 | The UK registered 32,322 new Covid-19 infections and 57 coronavirus related deaths on Monday, bringing the total loss of lives...

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...

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International flights linking Bangkok, B’desh cities to start from Agartala’s MBB...

Agartala, Jan 15 | The international flights from the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport in Agartala would soon start operations connecting...