Covid

IISc-Bangalore researchers develop Covid doppelganger

When the pandemic hit, IISc professor Soma Das and his team began working on a VLP for SARS-CoV-2.

published on : 31st August 2022

Only 20 per cent of eligible people have taken COVID precaution dose, says data

Besides, 35 per cent of the 16.80 crore population aged 60 years and above, healthcare and frontline workers have been administered the precaution dose.

published on : 30th August 2022

Amid COVID menace, Mumbai sees rise in swine flu, dengue and malaria cases

There was an increase in cases compared to July when 105 cases of swine flu, 61 cases of dengue and 563 cases of malaria had been reported.

published on : 30th August 2022

Delhi Lt Governor seeks report on drop in school enrolment  

Saxena has observed that the data published in the Economic Survey 2021–2022, of the Delhi government, details the decline in enrolment and absenteeism of students.

published on : 30th August 2022

Sale low even after 2 years of lockdown, say idol makers of Delhi

Sunita waited throughout the day, waiting anxiously for a customer to turn up to buy one of the Ganpati idols that she has painted and readied to sell for the upcoming festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. 

published on : 30th August 2022

New symptoms found in COVID-infected children raise concerns in Hong Kong

symptoms are hoarseness and inspiratory stridor. In severe cases, it can produce acute obstruction of the respiratory tract and an absence of oxygen supply to an organ or a tissue.

published on : 29th August 2022

Active Covid cases in country decline to 84,931

The active cases comprise 0.19 per cent of the total infections, while the national covid-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.62 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 29th August 2022

Head coach Rahul Dravid recovers from COVID, joins Indian cricket team in Dubai

Interim coach, Mr VVS Laxman who was present with the team in Mr. Dravid's absence, has returned to Bengaluru to oversee the India A programme.

published on : 28th August 2022

Pandemic, thy name is fear

Covid-19 triggered an amplified response compared to previous pandemics because of certain unique factors of the 21st century like digital advancement and global connectivity...

published on : 28th August 2022

In for the long haul: How to know if what you have is a post-Covid-19 condition

Across the world, people are confused over Covid—and now, long Covid—symptoms. How to get it right, according to doctors

published on : 28th August 2022

India reports 9,520 new COVID-19 cases; active infections decline to 87,311

The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 5,27,597, with 41 new fatalities being reported, including four deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am showed.

published on : 27th August 2022

Active Covid cases cross 500 in Coimbatore

Covid-19 cases crossed the 500 mark in Coimbatore on Thursday, with positivity rate of 6.4, the highest in the state.

published on : 27th August 2022

OTT platforms may upend multiplexes' run soon, set to be a Rs 12,000-crore industry by 2023: Report

The rise of OTT is expected to eat into cinemas' profits as over 50 per cent of the people use OTTs for more than 5 hrs a month.

published on : 26th August 2022

US government suspends 26 flights by Chinese airlines in dispute over anti-coronavirus controls

The ruling Communist Party's 'zero COVID' strategy aims to keep the virus out of China while other governments are shifting to living with the disease.

published on : 26th August 2022

Active Covid cases in country decline to 90,707

The active cases comprise 0.20 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has increased to 98.61 per cent, the ministry said.

published on : 26th August 2022

US journalist Angad Singh deported from Delhi airport to New York, claims family

Singh has produced a series of documentaries on the Covid-19 pandemic in India as also on the farmers' protests on the borders of the national capital against the now-repealed three farm laws.

published on : 26th August 2022

Hyderabad doctors remove 150 maggots from patient’s nose

The patient has recovered completely and can now see with her left eye, is walking and attending regular domestic chores.

published on : 26th August 2022

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open; can't travel to States 

Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the year’s last Grand Slam tournament on Twitter on Thursday, hours before the draw for the event was revealed.

published on : 25th August 2022

North Korea sees suspected Covid-19 cases after victory claim by Kim Jong Un

Four new cases of 'fever symptoms' in North Korea are suspected to have been caused by coronavirus infections.

published on : 25th August 2022

Pfizer COVID pill showed no benefit in younger adults: Study

The White House recently signalled that it may soon stop purchasing COVID-19 vaccines, drugs and tests, shifting responsibility to the private insurance market.

published on : 25th August 2022
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