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First confirmed case of Covid in pet reported in South Korea

Seoul, Jan 24 | In the first case involving a pet, a kitten has tested positive for the Covid-19 in South Korea.The infected kitten...

Telangana’s Covid count drops below 200

Hyderabad, Jan 24 | Telangana's daily Covid count dropped below 200 while the state continued to report more recoveries than new positive cases, health...

Poultry trade hit by bird flu scare, retail sales improve

By P.K. JhaNew Delhi, Jan 24 | For the first time, the number of states affected by the outbreak of bird flu has reached...

S.Korea reports 392 more Covid-19 cases

Seoul, Jan 24 | South Korea on Sunday reported 392 more coronavirus cases, raising the total number of infections to 75,084.The daily caseload hovered...

Chinese mainland report 80 new Covid cases

Beijing, Jan 24 | The Chinese mainland has reported 80 new coronavirus cases, of which 65 were locally transmitted and 15 arrived from outside...

AIIMS: After Lancet’s study hesitation in taking Covaxin jab shouldn’t exist

Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Jan 24 | After the Lancet study, the raging controversy over the efficacy of Covaxin, India's first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, should...

Canada needs continued efforts to fight Covid: Health official

Ottawa, Jan 24 | Stringent and consistent efforts are needed to sustain a downward trend in the coronavirus situation across Canada, which is currently...

India records 14,849 new corona cases; active cases 1.84 lakh

New Delhi, Jan 24 | India recorded 14,849 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, taking the active cases to 1,84,408 and total tally to 1,06,54,533,...

African nations urged to enhance Covid surveillance measures

Addis Ababa, Jan 24 | The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) ha warned countries to continue enhancing their surveillance measures...

Natural antioxidants can keep heart, cancer diseases at bay

By Vivek Singh ChauhanNew Delhi, Jan 24 | If you want to keep your immune system strong for fighting cardiovascular diseases or cancer, start...

SL to receive 1st batch of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines

Colombo, Jan 24 | Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that the first batch of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines manufactured in India is expected...

Sri Lankan Health Minister tests coronavirus positive

Colombo, Jan 24 | Sri Lankan Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Health Ministry officials confirmed.The 56-year-old Minister had...

Global Covid-19 cases top 98.6mn: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 24 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 98.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.11...

US key Covid-19 metrics show decline this week

Washington, Jan 24 | The rates of new Covid-19 cases, hospitalisations, and deaths across the US are on the decline this week, though some...

Londoners urged to wear masks in open air to curb Covid-19...

London, Jan 24 | London Mayor Sadiq Khan has called for tougher rules on wearing face coverings outside after revealing that more than 12,000...

France registers 23,924 new Covid-19 cases in a day

Paris, Jan 24 | France on Saturday reported 23,924 new cases of Covid-19 infection in a 24-hour span, raising the country's cumulative number of...

Russia logs 20,921 new Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Jan 24 | Russia registered 20,921 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, down from 21,513 a day earlier, the country's Covid-19...

Iran reports 6,207 new Covid-19 cases, tally mounts to 1.36mn

Tehran, Jan 24 | Iran's health ministry reported 6,207 daily Covid-19 cases on Saturday, raising the total nationwide infections to 13,67,032.The pandemic has so...

Portugal’s Covid-19 deaths top 10,000

Lisbon, Jan 24 | Covid-19 deaths in Portugal passed the 10,000 mark Saturday after a record 274 fatalities were counted in the past 24...

UK records another 33,552 coronavirus cases, 1,348 deaths

London, Jan 24 | Another 33,552 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country...

Bird flu outbreak reported in 13 states so far: Centre

New Delhi, Jan 23 | Cases of bird flu have been confirmed in 13 states so far of which of which Avian Influenza has...

Properly cooked poultry meat, eggs safe to eat: FSSAI

New Delhi, Jan 23 | A document issued by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India suggests that proper cooking inactivates the bird...

Telangana logs 221 more Covid cases, tally reaches 2.93 lakh

Hyderabad, Jan 23 | Telangana registered 221 new Covid positive cases, increasing the state's tally to 2.93 lakh, even as 431 more patients recovered...

78,319 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,58,687

Gandhinagar, Jan 23 | A total of 78,319 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 31,116 on...

Over 15L vaccinated, 11 hospitalised in inoculation drive: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Jan 23 | The Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday that 15,37,190 people have been administered Covid-19 vaccines across the country so...

Growing up in bilingual home can make kids more attentive: Study

London, Jan 23 | If you grew up speaking two different languages, it can shift your attention between different tasks quicker than those who...

Possible new combo therapy for head and neck cancer

New York, Jan 23 | Researchers have tested a new combination therapy that showed reduced growth of head and neck cancer in the animal-based...

Placental function can illuminate future disease: Study

New York, Jan 23 | Researchers have discovered a direct association between placental function in pregnant women and future metabolic disorders in children and...

Spike in Covid cases in Kerala, 6,960 test positive

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 23 | There seems to be no relief in the number of daily Covid-19 cases in Kerala with as many as 6,960...

WHO panel to make recommendations on Moderna Covid vax

Geneva, Jan 23 | A World Health Organization (WHO) panel of vaccine experts is set to issue recommendations on Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday.The...

California reports record spike in daily Covid deaths

San Francisco, Jan 23 | In yet another grim milestone, California, the most populous state in the US, has once again reported its highest...

Novel protein may improve safety of therapy for pancreatic cancer

London, Jan 23 | Researchers have identified a protein that may represent a novel therapeutic target for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.Using this protein...

New Yorkers assured on supply of 2nd Covid vaccine dose

New York, Jan 23 | Governor Andrew Cuomo has assured New Yorkers that a second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine will be available."New Yorkers...

India reports 14K new Covid-19 cases, 152 deaths

New Delhi, Jan 23 | With 14,256 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Saturday continued with its low streak...

Bolsonaro says ‘Dhanyavaad’ to Modi for vaccine exports

Brasilia, Jan 23 | Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said "Dhanyavaad" (thank you) to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for helping the South American nation...

Global Covid-19 cases top 98mn mark: Johns Hopkins

Washington, Jan 23 | The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 98 million mark, while the deaths have surged to more...

Over 1,200 adverse events in US after receiving Moderna vaccine

Washington, Jan 23 | Over 1,200 adverse events were reported after receipt of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine as of January 10, with 10 cases determined...

France’s Covid-19 infections top 3mn

Paris, Jan 23 | France on Friday reported 23,292 more confirmed Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total infections to...

Russia adds 21,513 Covid-19 cases

Moscow, Jan 23 | Russia confirmed 21,513 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, taking the country's total to 3,677,352, the country's Covid-19 response centre...

Covid-19 deaths in Germany exceed 50,000

Berlin, Jan 23 | The number of deaths related to Covid-19 in Germany since the outbreak of the pandemic has passed the 50,000 mark,...

Rapid Covid-19 testing cost to be halved in low income countries:...

Geneva, Jan 23 | Unitaid, a global health initiative that works with partners to bring about innovations to prevent, diagnose and treat major diseases...

Covid-19 variant detected in UK may be more deadly: Johnson

London, Jan 23 | The coronavirus variant first identified in Britain may be more deadly than the older virus strain, British Prime Minister Boris...

New Covid cases dip to 324 in Karnataka, 890 recovered

Bengaluru, Jan 22 | Continuing the declining trend, new Covid cases plunged to 324 while 890 recovered in a day across Karnataka."With 324 new...

Free diagnostic services to urban poor in Telangana

Hyderabad, Jan 22 | In another move to provide free healthcare facilities to poor in urban areas, the Telangana government on Friday...

‘Separating health, medical education to hit vaccine drive’

Bengaluru, Jan 22 | A miffed Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday said separating health and medical education departments would affect the vaccination...

Mutant Covid virus detected in one person in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 | A 34-year-old man from Kannur district of Kerala who had reached the state from United Kingdom, was tested positive of...

Only 45% beneficiaries in Telangana take vaccine on 5th day

Hyderabad, Jan 22 | The Covid vaccine acceptance rate among targeted beneficiaries in Telangana dropped further to 45.5 per cent on Friday, the fifth...

47,203 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,58,264

Gandhinagar, Jan 22 | A total of 47,203 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 11,352 on...

Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in J&K in 24 hrs

Jammu, Jan 22 | Recoveries outnumbered new Covid cases in J&K on Friday as 97 patients were discharged after recovery while 88 new cases...

Mamata’s Swasthya Sathi scheme falls flat as private hospitals play spoilsport

Kolkata, Jan 22 | Ahead of the crucial state Assembly polls, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee boastfully announced Swasthya Sathi cards for...

Business

CAIT seeks action against Amazon, Zomato for ‘daylight robbery’

New Delhi, Jan 24 | The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) in a communication sent to Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal demanded immediate...