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

US hospital donates Covid-related medical equipment to India

The consignment includes N-95 equivalent masks, face shields, gloves, goggles, and full-length PPE attire, a media release said.

published on : 24th July 2021

Pfizer/BioNTech to produce Covid-19 vaccine in South Africa

The project will take time to get off the ground however, with the first African-finished vaccines not expected before 2022.

published on : 21st July 2021

Covid vaccination: Two UP villages achieve 100 per cent first dose target

At the villages, Kharela and Nota in Jhansi, all residents, who are eligible for the vaccine, have been administered the first dose, authorities said on Tuesday.

published on : 21st July 2021

Two vaccine doses given to police personnel successful in preventing 95 per cent COVID deaths: ICMR study

The study, presented by NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul, was conducted in Tamil Nadu to see the vaccine effectiveness in preventing COVID-19 deaths.

published on : 16th July 2021
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