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    As 2nd Covishield doses begin, supplies fall short

    The pace of Covid-19 vaccinations in Delhi slowed down further on Friday, as the city administered 35,700 jabs, a day after it halted the use of Covishield for first doses in government centres due to a shortage of supplies. The Delhi government's orders on Thursday, in effect till July 31, came as people in the 18-45 age bracket who took the jab on May 1, when the vaccine drive opened up for...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    UN urges China to cooperate with WHO on probe into COVID-19 origins

    The United Nations on Friday called on all member states, including China, to fully cooperate with the World Health Organization (WHO) amid Beijing's rejection of a further probe into the origins of the COVID-19. "We implore all member states, including China, to cooperate fully with the World Health Organization, and if the World Health Organization believes it requires...

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    Vaccinated people make up 75% of recent Covid-19 cases in Singapore

    Vaccinated individuals accounted for three-quarters of Singapore's COVID-19 infections in the last four weeks, but they were not falling seriously ill, government data showed, as a rapid ramp-up in inoculations leaves fewer people unvaccinated. While the data shows that vaccines are highly effective in preventing severe cases, it also underscores the risk that even those...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Centre lists out 2 main reasons on why third wave of Covid may occur. Read here

    The third wave of coronavirus may occur either because of mutations in the killer virus or due to the available pool of susceptible population, and is also dependent on various pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical interventions for the management of the pandemic, Lok Sabha was informed. The Union Health Ministry has said that they had taken lessons from the second...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Madhya Pradesh: As COVID-19 cases fall, Indore college to celebrate Kishore Kumar's birth anniversary

    The college in Indore in Madhya Pradesh in which legendary singer-actor Kishore Kumar studied in the 1940s on Friday said it would celebrate his birth anniversary on August 4 as the coronavirus situation was now under control. The celebration at Christian College, a much-awaited annual affair, which sees new and old students regale the audience...

    • 5 hrs ago
  • National

    AYUSH-64 can be used as supplement in treatment for mild, asymptomatic Covid-19 cases: Government

    PTI, Scientists of reputed research institutions of the country have found AYUSH-64, a polyherbal formulation, helpful in the treatment of asymptomatic, mild and moderate Covid-19 infection as an adjunct to standard care, the government said on Friday. In a written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State for AYUSH Dr Mahendra...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Kerala lockdown rules tightened following increase in COVID-19 cases

    Representational image Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on July 23 announced further tightening of restrictions in the State with an increase in the Covid Test Positivity Rate (TPR) in the last few days. The average test positivity rate for the last three days is 12.1 percent. The TPR is above 10 percent in 11 districts and Malappuram district has the highest of 17...

    • 6 hrs ago
  • Breaking

    Maharashtra reports 6,753 new COVID-19 cases, 167 deaths, 5,979 recoveries

    Maharashtra reported 6,753 new COVID-19 cases and 167 fresh fatalities on Friday, taking the infection tally to 62,51,810 and the death toll to 1,31,205, a health department official said. On Thursday, the state had recorded 7,302 new COVID-19 cases and 120 fatalities. The official said as many as 5,979 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, pushing...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    US to receive additional 200 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer-BioNTech

    The US will get an additional 200 million doses of the Covid-19 shots by vaccine makers Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE, the companies said in a statement released on Friday. The doses will be delivered starting from October this year through April 2022, the statement further said. With this, the total number of doses supplied to the US would reach 500 million, under the...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Can't Be Speculated That Delta Variant Can Give Rise to Third Wave: Govt

    The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 has been shown to be more transmissible than other variants of concern, however, it cannot be speculated that this variant by itself can give rise to a third wave of COVID-19 in the country, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday. The surge in cases is also dependent on available susceptible population, including a host of pharmaceutical and...

    • 7 hrs ago

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