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No guarantee any Covid vaccine in development will work: WHO Chief

Geneva, Sep 23 | World Health Organisation (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that the top health organisation has no guarantee whether any...

Doctor who risked his life to save patient is off ECMO,...

Chennai, Sep 23 | Surat-based Dr Sanket Mehta, himself a Covid-19 patient who had risked his life by removing his oxygen support to intubate...

DGCA asked to keep breath alcohol test in abeyance due to...

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Keeping in mind the elevated risk of Covid -19 virus transmission due to the order, pilots have asked the...

APSRTC to operate buses at full capacity with no standees

Amaravati, Sep 23 | The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will operate its buses at full capacity from Wednesday, subject to wearing...

BRD College to study re-infection of Covid

Gorakhpur (UP), Sep 23 | The department of microbiology at the Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College in Gorakhpur will now conduct a research...

Iconic Coffee House tweaks menu to include ‘Kadha’

Lucknow, Sep 23 | The iconic Coffee House in Lucknow, whose clientele includes litterateur, politicians, playwrights and the creme de la creme of the...

Odisha discourages Covid-19 test after death

Bhubaneswar, Sep 23 | The Odisha government has directed hospitals not to conduct Covid-19 test of deceased patients, said an official on Wednesday.Covid-19 test...

Egypt reports 113 new Covid cases

Cairo, Sep 23 | Egypt reported 113 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, pushing the country's total tally to 102,254, said the Health Ministry....

Covid-19 patients may have higher risk of kidney damage: Study

New York, Sep 23 | Researchers have found that many hospitalised patients with Covid-19 may face an increased risk for kidney damage or acute...

With 2,296 new cases, Telangana’s Covid tally over 1.77L

Hyderabad, Sep 23 | Telangana continued to log over 2,000 daily Covid cases as the state's tally crossed the 1.77 lakh-mark on Wednesday.With 2,296...

More action in bed recommended after heart attack

Jerusalem, Sep 23 | Returning to usual levels of sexual activity within a few months after a heart attack is positively associated with long-term...

Kerala Agriculture Minister tests Covid positive

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 | Kerala State Agriculture Minister V. S Sunil Kumar on Wednesday became the third Minister to test positive for Covid-19.Kumar has...

Global Covid-19 cases top 31.5mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Sep 23 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.5 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 969,000,...

S.Korea: New Covid cases bounce back to over 100 on clusters

Seoul, Sep 23 | South Korea's daily new Covid-19 cases rebounded to over 100 on Wednesday, snapping three consecutive days of a two-digit rise,...

India with over 56L Covid cases, goes past 90K deaths

New Delhi, Sep 23 | India's tally on Wednesday crossed 56 lakh cases following a spike of 83,347 fresh coronavirus infections reported in 24...

8 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland

Beijing, Sep 23 | The National Health Commission said on Wednesday that eight Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese...

Putin urges to remove barriers to medical cooperation

Moscow, Sep 23 | Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for the removal of barriers to cooperation between countries in the field of...

Israel reports 2,445 new Covid-19 cases; 193,374 in total

Jerusalem, Sep 23 | Israel's Ministry of Health reported 2,445 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 193,374. ...

US Covid-19 deaths top 200,000

New York, Sep 23 | US Covid-19 deaths surpassed 200,000 on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns...

Notion of less testing behind high recoveries unfounded: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday tried to allay the notion that less testing was...

Andhra logs 7,553 Covid cases as recoveries rise

Amaravati, Sep 22 | Andhra Pradesh has registered 7,553 new Covid positive cases, raising the state's tally to 6.39 lakh, even as 10,555 more...

Mandatory help desks at Odisha Covid hospitals on patients’ condition

Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 | The Odisha government on Tuesday made it mandatory for all hospitals treating Covid-19 patients to have help desks to inform...

Cannot release all categories of prisoners due to Covid: SC

New Delhi, Sep 22 | The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it never meant to release all categories of prisoners accused of any...

Gujarat registers 1,402 more coronavirus cases, 16 deaths

Gandhinagar, Sep 22 | Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,402 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,26,169, while the death toll reached 3,355 as...

Punjab to start Covaxin’s Phase-3 trials

Chandigarh, Sep 22 | Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd's Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine...

Smokers increasingly trying e-cigarettes to quit: Study

Wellington, Sep 22 | Researchers have found that people who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking.The study, published in the...

Researchers find potential drug for dangerous enterovirus

New York, Sep 22 | Some good news in the search for antiviral drugs for hard-to-treat diseases as researchers have identified a potential new...

Removing Groups, Pages that spread vaccine misinformation: FB

Sydney, Sep 22 | Facebook has said it is actively removing Groups and Pages that spread vaccine misinformation from recommendations or predictions when the...

Stroke patients with Covid have high inflammation, death rate: Study

New York, Sep 22 | Stroke patients who also have Covid-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity and a much higher rate...

Goa to revise home isolation protocol, fees for Covid treatment

Panaji, Sep 22 | Goa is in the process of updating its home isolation protocol, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said, adding that the state...

This cancer drug can help in Covid-19 treatment

New York, Sep 22 | Researchers in the US have discovered that an experimental cancer drug called AR-12 inhibits the Covid-19 virus from infecting...

S.Korea reports 61 new Covid-19 cases

Seoul, Sep 22 | South Korea reported 61 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, raising the total number of infections to 23,106.The daily caseload has...

No new Covid-19 cases reported in NZ

Wellington, Sep 22 | No new Covid-19 cases were reported in New Zealand on Tuesday as the country embraced the first day of relaxed...

Covid recovery rate in Telangana crosses 82% mark

Hyderabad, Sep 22 | Telangana's recovery rate of Covid-19 cases has crossed the 82 per cent mark as the state continues to see over...

This new model may speed drug discovery for Covid-19

New York, Sep 22 | Researchers have developed a new tool that mimics how SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19 -- infects a...

Israel announces state of emergency in all hospitals

Tel Aviv, Sep 22 | The Israeli Health Ministry has declared a state of emergency in all hospitals after the recent abnormal rise in...

UK medical officers recommend raising Covid-19 alert level

London, Sep 22 | The UK's Chief Medical Officers (CMO) have recommended raising the country's Covid-19 alert level from 3 to 4 due to...

Flu vaccine may not increase Covid-19 risk: Study

New York, Sep 22 | Researchers have found that receiving the influenza vaccine does not increase a person's risk for contracting Covid-19 or worsen...

Two-thirds of world’s population joined COVAX Facility: WHO

Geneva, Sep 22 | A total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world's population have joined the COVAX Facility, an international initiative...

Italy orders Covid-19 testing for travellers from France

Rome, Sep 22 | Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza has ordered mandatory Covid-19 testing for travellers coming from seven regions of France, including Paris."I...

Across 55L, India’s active cases dip, recoveries shoot up

New Delhi, Sep 22 | In a major relief India showed a spike of 75,083 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, nearly 20,000 less...

Canada witnesses increased spike in Covid-19 cases

Ottawa, Sep 22 | In recent days, Canada was witnessed an increased spike in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the the overall...

Global Covid-19 cases top 31.2mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Sep 22 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.2 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 963,000,...

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted Covid cases

Beijing, Sep 22 | No new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases were reported on Monday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said on...

Brazil’s Covid-19 death toll tops 137,000

Rio de Janeiro, Sep 22 | Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has surpassed 137,000 after 377 more patients died from the novel coronavirus, raising the...

Israel reports 3,027 new Covid-19 cases, 190,929 in total

Jerusalem, Sep 22 | The total number of Covid-19 cases in Israel has reached 190,929, with 3,027 new cases, Israel's Ministry of Health said...

Gujarat records 1,430 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths

Gandhinagar, Sep 21 | Gujarat on Monday saw 1,430 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,24,767, while the death toll reached 3,339 as...

Maha Covid recoveries zoom as deaths, new cases decline (Roundup)

Mumbai, Sep 21 | Maharashtra's Covid-19 recoveries on Monday touched a new high with 32,007 fully cured people returning home, while the number of...

Kerala reports 2,910 Covd cases after dip in testing

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 | Kerala on Monday reported 2,910 fresh Covid-19 cases, much lower than the daily figures reported in the past few days...

Andhra logs lesser corona cases than recoveries

Amaravati, Sep 21 | Andhra Pradesh has registered 6,235 new coronavirus cases, lesser than those recorded in the past few days, even as the...

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‘Immediate restart of mining crucial to save Goa’s economy’

New Delhi, Sep 23 | Immediate resumption of Goa's mining industry is crucial now to save the state's economy and revive the livelihood of...