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1st batch of MBBS students inaugurated at GMC Doda

New Delhi, Feb 27 | Union Minister Jitendra Singh inaugurated the first batch of MBBS students at Government Medical College located in J&K's Doda...

S. Korea: Innovative syringe to increase Covid vax doses

Seoul, Feb 27 | South Korea's health authorities on Saturday issued a new guideline to vaccination centres across the nation, asking medical staff members...

Odisha allows Jatra shows with cap of 2,000 persons

Bhubaneswar, Feb 27 | The Odisha government on Saturday released Covid-19 guidelines for March allowing the Jatra organisers to hold shows subject to a...

20 Gyuto Tantric Monastery monks test positive in Himachal

Dharamsala, Feb 27 | Twenty monks of the Gyuto Tantric Monastery belonging to 17th Karmapa, the third most important Tibetan religious head who is...

HC seeks govt response on funds for TS patient

New Delhi, Feb 27 | The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre and AAP government in Delhi whether Rs five lakh for treatment...

Malaysia logs 2,364 new Covid cases, 10 deaths

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 27 | Malaysia has reported 2,364 new Covid-19 infections, pushing the tally to 298,315.Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in...

Indonesia reports 6,208 new Covid cases

Jakarta, Feb 27 | Indonesia's Covid tally has mounted to 1,329,074 with 6,208 fresh cases, while the country's death toll rose to 35,981 with...

Aerobic may help slow memory loss for Alzheimer’s dementia patients

New York, Feb 27 | Aerobic exercise may help slow memory loss for older adults living with Alzheimer's dementia, says a new research.The findings...

Health official among first Thai to get Covid jab

Bangkok, Feb 27 | Thai Permanent Secretary for Public Health Kiatiphum Wongrajit will become the first in the country to receive the Covid vaccine...

21% Indians to take Covid vax at pvt hospitals

New Delhi, Feb 27 | As the next phase of the Covid vaccination drive is slated to commence in two days, 21 per cent...

Vietnam’s Covid cases hit 2,432

Hanoi, Feb 27 | Vietnam on Saturday reported six new Covid cases, taking the total tally to 2,432, according to the Health Ministry.All the...

97 new cases, no Covid death in J&K in 24 hrs

Jammu, Feb 27 | J&K saw 97 new Covid cases on Saturday and 72 patients were discharged from hospital after recovering while no Covid-related...

B’desh logs 407 new coronavirus cases

Dhaka, Feb 27 | Bangladesh has reported 407 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 545,831, health officials said on Saturday.The death toll climbed...

Azerbaijan Prez hails China’s vax commitment

Baku, Feb 27 | Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has lauded China for upholding the Covid-19 vaccine supply commitment, as he expressed concern over an...

HK reports 33 new Covid cases, tally over 10K

Hong Kong, Feb 27 | Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) on Saturday reported 33 fresh Covid infections, taking the tally to 10,983.The...

How bacteria defeat cystic fibrosis drugs

New York, Feb 27 | Researchers have discovered a slimy strategy used by bacteria to defeat antibiotics and other drugs used to combat infections...

64 full human genomes sequenced at high-res

New York, Feb 27 | Two decades after the successful completion of the Human Genome Project, an international group of researchers has now sequenced...

Hungarian Prez receives Covid vaccine jab

Budapest, Feb 27 | Hungarian President Janos Ader got vaccinated against Covid-19, news agency MTI reported.In a short message aired by Hungarian public television...

Cabinet Secy reviews surge in Covid-19 cases

New Delhi, Feb 27 | Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Saturday chaired a high-level review meeting with Chief Secretaries of various states and Union...

Russia logs 11,534 new Covid infections

Moscow, Feb 27 | Russia has reported 11,534 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, taking the tally to 4,234,720, the Covid-19 response...

Afghanistan’s Covid tally mounts to 55,714

Kabul, Feb 27 | Afghanistan on Saturday reported 7 new Covid cases, pushing the country's tally to 55,714, the Ministry of Public Health said."Laboratories...

Centre fixes Covid vax price at Rs 250/dose

New Delhi, Feb 27 | The Union Government has fixed the price of vaccines at Rs 250 for a dose which would be available...

NZ to move up Covid-19 alert levels

Wellington, Feb 27 | New Zealand is mulling to move up its Covid-19 alert levels after two fresh community cases were confirmed on Saturday,...

Uruguay thanks China for Covid vaccine aid

Montevideo, Feb 27 | Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou has expressed appreciation to China for sending coronavirus vaccine to this South American country. Pou...

Thailand reports 72 new Covid cases

Bangkok, Feb 27 | Thailand on Saturday logged 72 fresh Covid cases, according to a report of the Centre for the Covid-19 Situation Administration...

Smartphones may help keep glaucoma blindness at bay

London, Feb 27 | Smartphones, often blamed for eye strains and other problems, can also come to your aid as researchers have found...

NITI Aayog propose vax price between Rs 300-500

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Feb 27 | The NITI Aayog has promulgated a price range of Rs 300-500 for two Covid vaccines that would...

Ethiopia logs 935 fresh Covid cases

Addis Ababa, Feb 27 | Ethiopia has reported 935 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, pushing the cumulative tally to 157,047, health...

63% will not pay more than Rs 600 for Covid vax

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 27 | A 63 per cent of those planning to take the Covid-19 vaccine in the next phase starting...

Over 16K new Covid cases, 113 deaths in last 24 hrs

New Delhi, Feb 27 | Fresh Covid-19 cases are showing an worryingly upward trend over the past one week, with the country reporting 16,488...

Blood tests offer early indicator of severe Covid: Study

New York, Feb 27 | Researchers have reported that a series of biomarkers, or biological signals, associated with white blood cell activation and obesity...

New tools assess in-hospital death risk of Covid patients

New York, Feb 27 | Researchers, including an Indian-origin, have developed two novel calculators for predicting which patients admitted to the hospital with Covid-19...

Google pledges $5M to address disparities in Covid vaccinations

San Francisco, Feb 27 | Data shows that Covid-19 affects people of colour at much higher rates and Google has doubled down on its...

New tool spots security issues with Covid tracing apps

London, Feb 27 | A team of researchers has developed a tool to identify security and privacy risks associated with Covid-19 contact tracing apps."COVIDGuardian",...

10 new imported Covid cases in Chinese mainland

Beijing, Feb 27 | The Chinese mainland reported 10 new imported Covid-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 4,984,...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine on track for US emergency approval (Ld)

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Feb 27 | US regulators are working "rapidly" to finalise emergency use authorisation for a Johnson & Johnson vaccine which...

Iran to become major Covid-19 vaccine producer in world: Minister

Tehran, Feb 27 | Iranian minister of health and medical education Saeed Namaki said on Friday that Iran will turn into a major Covid-19...

Quarantine fatigue big challenge in Greece a year after 1st case

Athens, Feb 27 | Quarantine fatigue is one of the most significant challenges in Greece a year after the first Covid-19 case was detected...

US panel endorses Johnson & Johnson vaccine for emergency approval

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Feb 27 | After eight hours of non-stop debate, a high powered US vaccine advisory panel endorsed mass use of...

British Queen urges vaccine doubters to think about others

London, Feb 27 | British Queen Elizabeth II on Friday urged those who are hesitant to take the coronavirus vaccine jab to "think about...

Nigeria trains healthcare workers in Covid-19 vaccination

Lagos, Feb 27 | Health authorities in Nigeria have rolled out a national training program for healthcare workers who will be involved in the...

Canada approves use of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Ottawa, Feb 27 | Canada announced its approval of the use of the Covid-19 vaccine co-developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca on...

Covid cases resurge in Gujarat, daily tally rises to 460

Gandhinagar, Feb 27 | Gujarat is once again seeing a rise in the number of coronavirus cases with 460 cases recorded on Friday, taking...

Covid-19 cases rise in Goa, CM expresses concern (Lead)

Panaji, Feb 27 | For the first time in nearly three months, Goa's daily Covid-19 case tally reached three figures, with 100 cases reported...

Harsh Vardhan lays foundation of Nagaland’s 2nd medical college

Kohima, Feb 26 | Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday laid the foundation stone of the Mon Medical College, the...

Ecuador secures 2 mn doses of Chinese Covid vaccine

Quito, Feb 26 | Ecuador will receive two million doses of the CoronaVac vaccine from the Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac for mass vaccination against...

Bolivia launches vaccination drive to combat Covid-19

La Paz, Feb 26 | Bolivia launched the largest immunization campaign in its history in the eastern city of Santa Cruz to inoculate residents...

Chile receives third shipment of Chinese vaccines

Santiago, Feb 26 | Chile received another shipment of anti-Covid-19 CoronaVac vaccines from Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac, following two earlier batches that arrived on...

Queen urges Covid-19 vaccine doubters to ‘think about other people’

London, Feb 26 | Queen Elizabeth II on Friday urged those who are hesitant to take the coronavirus vaccine jab to "think about other...

Andhra registers 96 more Covid infections, tally 8.89 lakh

Amaravati, Feb 26 | Andhra Pradesh registered 96 new Covid cases on Friday, increasing the state's tally over 8.89 lakh, even as 71 more...

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Indian mobile retailers’ body slams Amazon, phone vendors

New Delhi, March 2 | The All India Mobile Retailers Association (AIMRA) has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, stressing that Amazon's...