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Vedanta group firm Hindustan Zinc sets up field hospital in Rajasthan

The company said it firmly supports the Rajasthan government in its efforts to provide priority medical care to COVID-affected people.

Delta variant jumps 33,630 in a week, making up nearly all COVID-19 cases in UK

The Delta VOC is seen as the main factor behind a feared third wave of the pandemic in the UK, with the government delaying lifting all lockdown restrictions by a month until July 19 to prevent hospit

COVID-19 vaccination: Russia to soon release Sputnik V version targeting Delta variant of coronavirus

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Covid-19: Cocktail monoclonal drug can reduce hospitalisation by 70-80 %, say doctors

Dr Trehan said that the drug which should be administered to the mild to moderate patients within seven days of contracting the virus can reduce hospitalisation by about 70-80 percent.

Dr Trehan and Dr Soin along with other reputed medical practitioners were speaking at a webinar hosted by MeraDoc, a personalised healthcare platform on the Coronavirus pandemic.

92% of fully vaccinated healthcare workers showed mild infection: Study

The study also reveals that vaccines may also be associated with reduced likelihood of household transmission, thereby, preventing the spread of the infection to others.

Is calf serum used in Coronavirus vaccines? Govt issues clarification on serum use in Covaxin vaccine

The government reiterated that the serum of calf as well as that of other animals are only used in the process of developing a vaccine.

It also said that the calf serum is particularly beneficial in order to facilitate growth of a difficult to grow disease-causing virus or micro-organisms.

Pfizer, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don’t lower sperm count, study says

In the study of sperm parameters before and after two doses of a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine, there were no significant decreases in any sperm parameter among this small cohort of healthy men, the researche

Bharat Biotech’s pre-submission meeting for Covaxin EUL with WHO on June 23

Though the meeting will not be a detailed review on the product, the vaccine maker will have an opportunity to submit a summary on overall quality of the jab, according to the WHO.

UK opens up COVID-19 vaccines to all adults in ‘final push’ for protection

The National Health Service (NHS) said everyone aged 18 and over is being urged to arrange a jab if they have not had one as it begins sending around 1.5 million texts to people aged 18-20.

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Scientists developing low-cost, saliva-based COVID-19 test inspired by glucose test strips for diabetes

It is designed for rapid in the field use, similar to a lateral flow test, to allow people in community settings to determine their COVID-19 status.

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Over 2.58 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with states: Centre

Over 27.90 crore (27,90,66,230) vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far through the Government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category.

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COVID-19: Over half crore people in Maharashtra fully vaccinated in five months

As per the Election Commission of India's data shared ahead of 2019 Assembly polls, there are a total of nine crore people in Maharashtra who are above 18 years of age

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Meet Hasmukh Rawal, MD, Mylab Discovery Solutions; Developer of CoviSelf, India’s first Covid-19 self-test kit

The second wave of COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on people, institutions and systems in the country.

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Post-covid 19 complications: Considerations and management

The country began to unlock at several places after a devastating second wave of COVID-19. People start rushing into the gyms and initiated strenuous exercises. However, intense physical activities, i

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‘Pandemic’s unprecedented situation has brought the Medtech industry to the fore of healthcare systems’

COVID-19 has created disruptions in lives, livelihoods and ways of working, and disrupted our personal and professional wellbeing. 

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Covid-19: Collaboration in vaccine development can save million lives

In a supply crunch, it is important for India to ensure that vaccines are procured quickly, from wherever they are available and administered to the population, even where there is a demand side hesit

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Coronavirus in Chandigarh: How people in UT came together to make Mini COVID Care Centres a success

Coronavirus in India: Mini COVID Care Centres were set up after hospitals in the city could not accommodate more COVID-19 patients by the third week of April.

Novavax vaccine: Serum Institute to begin clinical trials on children from July

A close source privy to the discussion from the Pune-based Serum Institute of India said that clinical trials on children will begin from the month of July.

Pfizer, Moderna preferred 2nd dose after AstraZeneca in Canada

On June 1, committee had said AstraZeneca recipients ''could" get Pfizer or Moderna for their second shot if they wanted, but Thursday went further to say an mRNA vaccine was the ''preferred" choice.

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Coronavirus News Highlights: Telangana lifts lockdown; Jharkhand witnesses surge in Black Fungus infections; Mumbai reports 696 new cases

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`Delta Plus’ variant of coronavirus found in MP: officials

When contacted, Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang confirmed that a woman tested positive for a “different variant”, but did not elaborate.

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Children unlikely to get disproportionately hit by any future third wave of COVID-19: Study

The data collection period was from March 15 to June 10 from five sites—Delhi Urban Resettlement Colony, Delhi Rural (villages in Faridabad district of Haryana under Delhi-NCR), Bhubaneswar Rural, G

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Official: US to spend $3B for antiviral pills for COVID-19

The pills, which would be used to minimize symptoms after infection, are in development and could begin arriving by year’s end, pending the completion of clinical trials.

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Goa sees 254 COVID-19 cases; six more fatalities

At least six patients died of the infection, while 468 were discharged from hospitals during the day, raising the toll to 2,969 and the count of recoveries to 1,56,819, he said.

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Pandemic has made people realize the enormous value of Ayurveda: Sanchit Sharma, Founder Director, Ayouthveda 

'Ayurveda has got a meaning to its definition in this pandemic, it has truly become a “way of life” for all individuals, people have become receptive towards Ayurveda & organic products.'

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Spread of Covid-19 and air pollution: The connection and solutions, explained

This pandemic has made us realize the importance of understanding air pollutants and their adverse effects which can lead to fatalities. One such pollutant SARS-COV-2 has caused us numerous hardships.

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Delhi has sufficient stock of Covid vaccines: AAP MLA Atishi

Issuing the daily vaccination bulletin, the MLA from Kalkaji said as of Thursday, Delhi has 7,44,000 doses available for people in the 45-plus category, and approximately 2,34,000 for those in the 18

We hope all the people in the 45-plus category who haven't got vaccinated yet, will get the jab now, she said.
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