Fighting COVID

These youngsters in Andhra Pradesh take up social service in memory of friend

A group of youngsters, all friends, is funding education of children from 12 families who lost one or both parents to Covid-19.

published on : 12th September 2021

Goa sets target of Oct 31 to fully vaccinate eligible population against COVID-19

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the entire eligible population should be double vaccinated by October 31, and urged people to join hands with the state government for the same.

published on : 7th September 2021

Zimbabwe opens COVID-19 vaccines to those aged 14 and older

The southern African country is beginning to see a reduction in numbers of infections and deaths following a deadly resurgence, driven mainly by the delta variant.

published on : 26th August 2021

BMC sets up Covid vaccination centre for transgenders, LGBT community in Mumbai

In the first few hours of the centre, located in Saint Joseph School under the BMC's N Ward limits, being operational, some 100 transgenders and LGBT community members received vaccine doses.

published on : 24th August 2021

To boost vaccinations, South Africa opens Covid jabs to all adults

In the last 24 hours, South Africa has recorded more than 13,000 new COVID-19 infections, including 317 deaths.

published on : 20th August 2021

UK regulator approves antibody drug Ronapreve to prevent, tackle Covid-19

Monoclonal antibodies are man-made proteins that act like natural human antibodies in the immune system.

published on : 20th August 2021

Odisha crosses two crore Covid vaccination landmark

While almost half of the projected population has got at least a single dose, nearly 15 per cent beneficiaries have been covered with double doses.

published on : 18th August 2021

Maharashtra announces special housing scheme for COVID-19 warriors

According to the housing body of Maharashtra government, 4,488 houses for various groups like lower income to higher-income will be allocated.

published on : 15th August 2021

Centre releases Rs 8,093 crore emergency Covid fund for states to plug infra gaps

Last month, the Union Health Ministry had already issued Rs 1,827 crore under this scheme, to be implemented from July this year to March 2022 to the states.

published on : 13th August 2021

Maharashtra company starts human trials of drug aimed at mild, moderate cases of Covid

There has been no reaction from the Indian Council of Medical Research, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, on the drug project.

published on : 11th August 2021

Centenarian defeats Covid-19 in Bhubaneswar

Brundaban Samal, a resident of Jharpada area here, was admitted to SUM Covid Hospital in a serious condition on July 26.

published on : 4th August 2021

Boeing India, DFY, SELCO foundation jointly set up 100-bed Covid care centre in Bengaluru

As the second wave is gradually receding, the state administrations as well as the Central government have started preparing for the possible third wave.

published on : 19th June 2021

Karnataka: Mandya PE instructor teaches yoga to over 3,000 COVID patients

His free yoga programme which focused on helping patients reach ideal saturation level and breathing exercise and pranayamas focusing on improving blood circulation and lung functioning.

published on : 19th June 2021

Asthmatic, diabetic woman from Visakhapatnam defeats COVID-19 with mental fortitude

Extremely worried about her son, a high school student, as her husband too was COVID-infected, the survivor’s family was isolated in their home for days before her sugar levels started plummeting.

published on : 19th June 2021

COVID-19: All beneficiaries in this Warangal village ‘Wah’ccinated

Mariapuram village in Warangal has a population of 800, and all eligible persons are now waiting to receive the second dose of vax

published on : 18th April 2021