Health

21 new COVID-19 cases reported, no athletes among them

Out of the total new cases, 14 were contractors and seven Games-linked officials. Sixteen are residents of Japan and five from overseas.

Coronavirus: 150 people take part in religious process in Gujarat; DJ operator among 3 booked

Surendranagar district magistrate has already issued a notification under section 144 of the CrPC as well as the provisions of the National Disaster Management Act and Gujarat Police Act

Goa minister takes U-turn, tells Assembly no death occurred at GMCH due to oxygen shortage

In his statement in the House made on Friday, Rane said, "Not a single COVID-19 patient died due to oxygen shortage at the GMCH."

Coronavirus Live Updates: As states/UTs worry over vaccine stock, Centre says Rs 1,827.80 crore aid already sent

Covid-19 Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus Vaccine Registration Online Latest News, Coronavirus Statistics India Today, Covid-19 Third Wave India Live Updates, Covid Latest Tally July 31st: At 41,649, India reports marginal dip in daily caseload; Number of active Covid-19 cases in India rises to 4,08,920, according to the Union health ministry data. Kerala enters total lockdown from today; On the global front, China is reporting its worst outbreak since Wuhan. The Nanjiang province of China is reporting new cases fuelled by Delta spread

Don’t blame the Kerala model, reinforce it & ramp up vaccination, says expert

Here's what eminent virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang has to say about Kerala's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Sputnik, AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine combination safe, finds RDIF study

The trials, however, will need to be approved by the Drugs Controller General of India. The application to mix the vaccine doses was made by the Christian Medical College, Vellore, which will conduct the clinical trials.

Covid-19: CII joins hands with SII to take vaccines to small towns, rural areas

Given the scale and urgency of the vaccination programme, CII will look to complement and supplement the efforts of the government, he said.

New COVID-19 infections rise in Tamil Nadu for 2nd day in a row

The State on Thursday witnessed a marginal increase in new infections after more than a month of a decline. The State reported 1,859 new cases on Thursday.

COVID-19: Jharkhand allows schools to conduct IX-XII classes; extends lockdown-like curbs

This is the ninth time that the COVID-related restrictive measures, first imposed in the state on April 22 for a week, were extended.   

Over 2.27 lakh pregnant women given their first dose of Covid vaccine: Govt

The ministry also said that 34,228 pregnant women have been vaccinated in Andhra Pradesh, 29,821 in Odisha, 21,842 in Madhya Pradesh, 18,423 in Kerala and 16,673 in Karnataka.

Trajectory of Covid cases registering sustained, considerable decline after May peak: Govt

State drugs controllers have been requested to verify the stock of the drugs and check other malpractices and take effective steps to curb hoarding and black-marketing of Remdesivir, the reply said.

Coronavirus: Covishield vaccine reduces breakthrough COVID-19 infections by 93%, shows study

The VIN-WIN cohort study’s results have been published in Medical Journal Armed Forces India’s special issue this week.

Newer insulin therapies – a game changer for people with diabetes

Modern insulin/new generation insulins (MI/NGI) solves most of the complications of diabetes. Insulin is the drug that has the maximum glycemic efficacy among all anti-diabetic medications.

Easing of lockdown, non-adherence to COVID-19 norms behind surge in infections: Govt

In a written reply, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said, according to the WHO, there is some evidence to indicate higher transmissibility for cases infected with variants of SARS-CoV-2 like Delta and Delta plus.

Evrysdi has ushered a new journey of hope for patients living with SMA in India: V Simpson Emmanuel

Evrysdi addresses the underlying cause of SMA by increasing the production of the Survival Motor Neuron (SMN) protein.

70 cases of Delta Plus variant found in genome sequencing in India, Lok Sabha told

In a written response to a question in the Lok Sabha, he said so far, 58,240 samples of SARS-CoV2 have been sequenced in the country and of these, 46,124 were analysed. A majority of these samples -- 17,169 -- were of Delta variant, Singh said.

Over 3.8 lakh people without photo ID documents vaccinated through Co-WIN: Govt

The Centre has issued a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to facilitate vaccination of eligible beneficiaries who do not possess the prescribed photo ID documents.

Zydus Cadila gets USFDA nod for breast cancer treatment drug

Fulvestrant injection is used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat a certain type of hormone receptor positive, advanced breast cancer (breast cancer that depends on hormones such as estrogen to grow) or breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in women who have experienced menopause.

Covid-19: As active cases spiral, what happened to Kerala’s model pandemic management?

Kerala reported more than 22,000 fresh cases on Thursday — the third consecutive day —logging 22,064 new cases and 128 deaths. Its overall caseload now stands at 33,49,365, while 16,585 people have succumbed to the virus.

Fear of Covid 3rd wave looms as Karnataka records more new cases than recoveries for 2nd day

Out of the total 2052 new cases reported on Thursday, the highest number was reported from Bengaluru Urban at 506 followed by 396 and 174 new cases in Dakshina Kannada and Udupi respectively.

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