Sumi Sukanya dutta
An analysis of daily COVID cases and deaths in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata shows that the wave may have already peaked there.
18 Jan 2022
There are at least 17 states, including the most populous ones, which have an R value — the rate at which an infected person is transferring the disease to others — greater than the national average.
12 Jan 2022
While the advisory is aimed at conserving resources, it also means that the count of frech cases could significantly go under the radar.
11 Jan 2022
As the Omicron is pushing the daily infections through the roof, many health care workers feel it may already be late for administering booster jabs.
08 Jan 2022
Vaccinated persons who get the virus are more likely to have mild symptoms, if any, since the shots trigger multiple defences in the immune system, making it more difficult for Omicron.
07 Jan 2022
Top health authorities sounded alarm bells on increasing cases and test positivity, while saying early trends suggest hospitalisations are low as compared to that during the second wave.
06 Jan 2022
So far, only five states have reported expenditure of more than 50% which include Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.
05 Jan 2022
In many countries, children and adolescents, aged 5 and above, have either not received any Covid vaccine at all or have not been administered with booster doses yet.
04 Jan 2022
The country, overall, reported over 22,000 daily new infections on Saturday, marking a rise of over 35% over the previous days.
02 Jan 2022
According to the latest data released by the Health Security Agency in the UK, where Covid cases have been skyrocketing, there have been just 668 hospital admissions among patients.
30 Dec 2021
DCGI on Tuesday gave emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Covid vaccines Covovax and Corbevax, apart from Covid drug molnupiravir.
29 Dec 2021
Adolescents born in 2007 or before can register on Co-WIN to book vaccine slots or can simply walk into vaccination centres, the Union health ministry said in a document.
28 Dec 2021
PM announces booster shots for frontline workers, 60-plus population; vaccination also to begin for 15-18 age group
The mega announcements by the PM come even though the country’s top advisory panel on immunization was yet to give its final recommendation on booster doses or vaccination for kids.
26 Dec 2021
The states where the multi-disciplinary teams have been sent include Kerala, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Mizoram, Karnataka, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Punjab.
26 Dec 2021
Earlier, the Hyderabad based vaccine maker had said that it had submitted data from clinical trials in the 2-18 years age group for Covaxin to the regulator which was thoroughly reviewed by the CDSCO.
25 Dec 2021