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Let govt take decision, SC on plea seeking reopening of schools

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain a plea by a Class 12 student from Delhi seeking directions to Centre and States to take a time-bound decision in connection with the physical re-opening...

India sets world record of administering over 2.50 cr vaccine doses in a day

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India on Friday set a new world record of administering highest number of vaccines against Covid-19 in one day. The country achieved the milestones of administering over 2.50 crores vaccines under the "Vaccine Sewa" campaign...

Delhi hospital study focuses on Covid associated mucormycosis

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Timely diagnosis along with early surgical and medical management offered better chances of survival to patients suffering from Covid-19 associated mucormycosis, more commonly known as black fungus, finds a study conducted by Max Healthcare...

Covid booster dose not central theme at the moment: ICMR chief

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Balram Bhargava, said on Thursday that a booster dose for Covid-19 is not the central theme of scientific and public health discussions at the...

One in 500 Americans have died of Covid: Report

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) As the US' Covid-19 death toll exceeded 663,000 this week, it meant that roughly 1 in every 500 Americans succumbed to the disease since the onset of the pandemic early last year, a media report...

Mizoram’s Covid-19 positivity rate at alarming 16.39%

By Sujit Chakraborty (IANS) Triggering widespread concern, the Covid-19 positivity rate in Mizoram has jumped to 16.39 per cent, the highest in India, officials said on Tuesday. According to health officials in Aizawl, in mountainous Mizoram, where the first Covid-19...

India records 27,254 new Covid cases

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India witnessed a slight dip in new Covid cases yet again as in the last 24 hours 27,254 fresh cases were registered, the Ministry of Health and Family Affairs said on Monday. The country has...

India sees dip in daily Covid infections, active cases also down

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India has been witnessing a dip in new Covid cases for the past few days. In the last 24 hours, a total of 28,591 fresh Covid infections and 338 deaths were reported in the...

Health Secy says 2nd wave not over, cautions against festive season

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) While cautioning people against the upcoming festive season, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said on Thursday that despite the decrease in daily Covid-19 cases, people should not let their guards down as the second...

Track real-time vaccination data on Health Ministry site soon

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) With the introduction of Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker on the Union Health Ministry website, vaccine coverage across India can easily be tracked in real time, Indian Council of Medical Research Director General Balram Bhargava said...

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Covid virus evolving ‘to become better at spreading in air’

New York, Sep 20 (IANS) People infected with Covid Alpha variant exhaled 100 times more virus into the air...