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Medical oxygen: Centre puts price caps after shortage reports

New Delhi, Sep 26 | In order to deal with shortage of medical oxygen and the resultant increase in prices in the country, the...

This new technique can help disinfect N95 masks: Study

New York, Sep 26 | Using a combination of moderate heat and high relative humidity, researchers were able to disinfect N95 mask materials without...

Having pets linked to better mental health during lockdown

London, Sep 26 | Sharing a home with a pet appeared to act as a buffer against the psychological stress during the lockdown, say...

Odisha records all-time high Covid-19 cases

Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 | Odisha recorded its biggest single-day spike of 4,356 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total...

‘Vitamin D cuts complications, risk of death in Covid patients’

New York, Sep 26 | A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that patients with sufficient levels of Vitamin D are...

Florida tol lift curbs on restaurants, bars

Miami, Sep 26 | Authorities in the US state of Florida have decided to lift all Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars effective immediately."There...

Telangana continues to see surge in Covid cases

Hyderabad, Sep 26 | The Covid-19 cases in Telangana continued to surge as the state reported 2,239 new infections on Saturday.This has pushed the...

BMC chief, Houston Mayor conferred IACC ‘Covid Warriors’ award

Mumbai, Sep 26 | The Municipal Commissioner of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation I.S. Chahal and Mayor of Houston, Texas, Sylvester Turner were among...

Covid during pregnancy not linked to complication in newborns

London, Sep 26 | Researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, during pregnancy was not associated with complications in the newborn...

With 85,362 new cases, India’s corona tally reaches 59L

New Delhi, Sep 26 | With a spike of 85,362 coronavirus cases and 1,089 deaths in 24 hours, India's tally on Saturday reached 59,03,932...

Global Covid-19 cases cross 32.4mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Sep 26 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 32.4 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 987,000,...

Maha cases cross 13L-mark, 92K added in just 5 days (Roundup)

Mumbai, Sep 26 | Maharashtra added a staggering 92,000-plus cases in just five days this week, taking the state's tally above the 13 lakh-mark,...

Pvt hospitals to reserve 30% beds for Covid patients: Minister

Jaipur, Sep 26 | State Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma directed in-service private hospitals at Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur, Ajmer and Bikaner district headquarters...

Gujarat records new high Covid tally, Surat sees 300 fresh cases

Gandhinagar, Sep 26 | Gujarat on Friday registered its highest daily number of coronavirus cases, at 1,442, taking its tally to 1,30,391, while the...

PGI Chandigarh starts Oxford Covid vaccine trial

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Sep 25 | The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, has administered the first dose of...

8,655 new cases push Karnataka Covid tally to 5.57-lakh

Bengaluru, Sep 25 | With 8,655 new cases on Friday, Covid-19 tally in Karnataka touched 5,57,212, including 98,474 active cases till date."With 5,644 treated...

Harsh Vardhan lauds AIIMS contribution in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi, Sep 25 | On the occasion of 65th foundation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the Union Health Minister Dr...

Hetero launches ‘patient compliant pack’ of Favivir for Covid treatment

Hyderabad, Sep 25 | Hetero, one of India's leading generic pharmaceutical companies and the world's largest producer of anti-retroviral drugs, on Friday announced the...

Andhra records 7k Covid cases, recoveries continue to outnumber

Amaravati, Sep 25 | Andhra Pradesh recorded 7,073 new Covid cases, raising the state's tally to 6.61 lakh, even as a lower number of...

Daily Covid cases in Kerala heading ‘north’ as 6477 more test...

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 | On Friday, Kerala recorded the highest daily Covid positive cases at 6477.A statement issued here by Health Minister K.K. Shailaja...

HK’s daily Covid-19 cases remain in single digit

Hong Kong, Sep 25 | The number of single-day coronavirus cases in Hong Konghase remained under 10 for five days in a row, local...

San Francisco Mayor announces expanded Covid-19 support for Latinos

San Francisco, Sep 25 | San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced an expanded coronavirus-related support scheme for the US city's Latino community, a...

Aus researchers to begin human trials of DNA Covid-19 vaccine

Sydney, Sep 25 | A research team led by the University of Sydney in Australia will start human trials of a Covid-19 DNA vaccine,...

S.Korea reports 114 new Covid-19 cases

Seoul, Sep 25 | South Korea reported 114 new coronavirus cases on Friday, raising the total number of infections to 23,455.The daily caseload stayed...

77 Oregon seafood plant workers test Covid-19 positive

Washington, Sep 25 | Seventy-seven workers at a seafood plant in the US state of Oregon have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.The infected...

Beijing reports one imported Covid-19 case

Beijing, Sep 25 | Beijing on Friday reported one imported Covid-19 case on Thursday, the municipal health commission said.The newly confirmed case is the...

Telangana’s Covid tally surpasses 1.80 lakh-mark

Hyderabad, Sep 25 | Telangana has added 2,381 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 1,81,627, officials said on Friday.The state also...

Workplace Covid-19 saliva testing pilot program begins in Aus

Melbourne, Sep 25 | A workplace Covid-19 saliva testing pilot program began in Australia's worst-hit state of Victoria on Friday in an effort to...

EU health commissioner warns against ‘Covid-19 fatigue’

Brussels, Sep 25 | European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides has warned against the "Covid-19 fatigue" witnessed in some member states,...

COVID-19 survivor continues to care for B’luru hospital patients

Bengaluru, Sep 25 | Setting an example in compassion and selfless service, a senior nurse continues to diligently care for patients at Manipal Hospital...

Norwegian university supplying advanced Covid test kits to India

New Delhi, Sep 25 | A highly sensitive COVID-19 test kits, developed by researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), relies...

France’s single-day Covid-19 cases hit new high

Paris, Sep 25 | France reported 16,096 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since the start of the pandemic, taking...

India reports 86,052 new Covid cases

New Delhi, Sep 25 | India has reported 86,052 new Covid-19 cases and 1,141 deaths in the last 24 hours taking its tally to...

Blood test to predict high risk Covid patients

New York, Sep 25 | A standard test that assesses blood cells can identify which patients admitted to hospital with Covid-19 could face a...

Spanish Health Minister warns of ‘difficult weeks’ in Madrid

Madrid, Sep 25 | Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa has warned that the region of Madrid was facing "difficult weeks" as it struggled to...

Health experts warns of Covid-19 resurgence in Japan

Tokyo, Sep 25 | A group of health experts have warned that although Japan has witnessed a down trajectory in the number of new...

Global Covid-19 cases cross 32.1mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Sep 25 | The overall number of global coronavirus cases has crossed the 32.1 million mark, while the deaths have increased to more...

Karnataka registers 7,710 new Covid cases

Bengaluru, Sep 24 | Karnataka on Thursday recorded 7,710 new cases taking the state Covid tally to 5,48,557, including 95,549 active cases till date."With...

Gujarat sees 1,408 more coronavirus cases, 14 deaths

Gandhinagar, Sep 24 | Gujarat on Thursday recorded 1,408 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,28,949, while the death toll reached 3,384 as...

Another Kolkata Police officer succumbs to Covid-19

Kolkata, Sep 24 | An assistant sub-inspector (ASI) rank officer of Kolkata Police died of Covid-19 on Thursday.Tushar Kanti Koley, who was posted at...

Active Covid cases drop below 70k in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati, Sep 24 | Active coronavirus cases in Andhra Pradesh dropped below 70,000 on Thursday to 69,353, even as 7,855 new positive cases increased...

TSRTC buses to be back on Hyderabad’s roads from Friday

Hyderabad, Sep 24 | The Telangana government on Thursday gave its nod to the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) for resuming city bus...

Maha: Covid deaths cross 34K, new cases remain high

Mumbai, Sep 24 | Maharashtra added another 1,000 Covid-19 deaths in 72 hours to shoot past the 34,000-mark even as new cases continued to...

Common diabetes drug linked to low risk of major heart issues

Toronto, Sep 24 | Drugs known as sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors are associated with a lower risk of major heart problems in patients...

Israel tightens anti-coronavirus lockdown (Ld)

Tel Aviv, Sep 24 | The Israeli government on Thursday announced its decision to tighten the ongoing three-week anti-coronavirus lockdown as the number of...

NZ reports 3 new Covid-19 cases as restrictions ease

Wellington, Sep 24 | New Zealand reported three new coronavirus cases on Thursday, as Auckland, the country's largest city where a Covid-19 cluster was...

2nd Covid-19 wave has hit Canada: Trudeau

Ottawa, Sep 24 | Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that a second coronavirus wave has started in the country amid concerns over...

France tightens local restrictions

Paris, Sep 24 | As single-day Covid-19 cases have remained around 10,000 for more than a week in France, restrictions in the "red zones"...

Israel approves tighter Covid-19 restrictions

Tel Aviv, Sep 24 | The Israeli government on Thursday approved tightened coronavirus restrictions, including a full lockdown which will begin on Friday and...

No let-up in Covid cases in Telangana

Hyderabad, Sep 24 | The surge in Covid-19 cases in Telangana continued with the state reporting 2,176 new infections on Thursday.The fresh cases during...

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Consumers enjoy online shopping via AR/VR, 3D content: Report

New Delhi, Sep 26 | As millions of people stay home in the pandemic, immersive technologies such as augmented and virtual reality and 3D...