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Sanofi, Glaxo to Supply 200 million Covid vaccine doses to Covax

Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline Plc said they’ve agreed to make available 200 million doses of the experimental Covid vaccine they’re jointly developing to Covax, a global effort to provide shots for d

COVID-19 patients could suffer cognitive deficits equal to brain ageing by 10 years, says study

The research, led by Imperial College London doctor Adam Hampshire, has studied over 84,000 people.

China reports 42 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

This comes a day after the Kashgar prefecture reported 183 coronavirus cases after the completion of COVID-19 tests for all the residents in the region, according to official media reports.

Fresh COVID-19 cases remain below 45k in India; total caseload inch closer to 80 lakh-mark

The country's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 79,90,322 with 43,893 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,20,010 with 508 new fatalities, the ministry data updated at 8 a

Unlock 6.0 guidelines: MHA announces re-opening rules, here’s what is allowed, what is not

Unlock 6.0 guidelines: The central government has asked the states and UTs to take a call one reopening of state and private universities for research scholars, schools and coaching institutes, and ga

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Some evidence shows children could be COVID spreaders: ICMR

There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus infection can be "spreaders, rather than super-spreaders", ICMR Director General Balram Bh

State govts urged to take national approach towards deciding criteria for COVID vaccine: Centre

Dr V K Paul, NITI Aayog member (Health), who also heads the National Task Force on COVID-19, at a press briefing said that resources will not be an issue in ensuring access to vaccines as and when it

Long-term exposure to air pollution can contribute to mortality in COVID-19 cases: ICMR DG

It is well-proven that pollution is related to mortality, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said, and asserted that the most inexpensive prevention for COVID-19 and pollution is rapid and widespre

Piyush Goyal calls upon global community to ensure timely, equitable availability of vaccines for COVID-19

Speaking at a virtual informal meeting of WTO members, he said India and South Africa have proposed relaxing certain provisions in the IP agreement of the WTO to address the challenges that countries

India, US vow to deepen cooperation in jointly combating COVID-19

At the third edition of the 2+2 talks held between External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper,

Covid-19 vaccine update: Covaxin in 3rd phase of human trials, says ICMR director

While the Covaxin has been approved to undergo the final phase of the human trials, the vaccine developed by Zydus Cadila and AstraZeneca are in the second phase of human trials, he said.

. Dr Bhargava said that it has well been established that pollution is contributing to Covid-19 mortality.

COVID-19 vaccine shows ‘strong immune response’ in all adult groups: Oxford University

The ChAdOx1 nCov-2019 vaccine, called AZD1222 by AstraZeneca, is currently undergoing worldwide trials with some reports raising hopes for a rollout within months.

No. of COVID-19 cases rose in 5 states, UTs during festival season: Health ministry

Addressing a press conference, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan cautioned people to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour during festivals.

Around 85% symptomatic negative cases of rapid-antigen tests underwent retest in October: Delhi govt data

In September, only 10 to 15 per cent of such cases were being followed up with an RT-PCR test, the data showed.

Kerala records 5,457 fresh COVID-19 cases, 7,015 recoveries

Kerala on Tuesday reported 5,457 new COVID-19 cases and 24 more deaths, taking the infection count in the state to 3,89,735 and toll to 1,376.

Declining trend of COVID-19 pandemic in India, except for 2 to 3 states: Govt

The COVID-19 pandemic in India is showing a declining trend, except for two to three states, the government said on Tuesday, noting that it is "particularly noteworthy" vis-a-vis some countries in the

The government said the message - 'Wear mask, follow physical distancing, and maintain hand hygiene to combat COVID-19' - should also be displayed in communications being sent by them to various authorities and organisations.

Noida: One more dies of COVID-19, caseload over 17,000

Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddh Nagar recorded one more fatality linked to COVID-19 on Tuesday that pushed the district's death toll to 67, official data showed.

UP’s COVID-19 case tally climbs to over 4.74 lakh; death toll rises to 6,940

"The number of active cases in the state is 26,267, while 4,40,847 patients have been treated and discharged. The death toll due to the disease has reached 6,940," a health bulletin issued here said.

A total of 1,38,155 COVID-19 tests were conducted on Monday, taking the total number of samples tested so far in the state to 1,42,76,788, the bulletin said.

Why is there a need of Global Health Revolution

Good and affordable health services should be a human right and available within reasonable reach given the exponential innovation in the field of medicine to those who require them whenever necessary

The environment directly affects our health and plays a major role in our quality of life, longevity, and health disparities.

India’s COVID-19 active cases stand at 6.25 lakh, lowest after 11 weeks

India's COVID-19 caseload mounted to 79,46,429, with 36,470 new infections being reported in a day, while the death toll climbed to 1,19,502 with 488 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.

Air pollution linked with 15 per cent COVID-19 deaths worldwide: Study

Professor Thomas Munzel from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany noted that when people inhale polluted air, the very small polluting particles, the PM2.5, migrate from the lungs to the blood

Scientists identify different types of heart damage experienced by COVID-19 patients

The researchers said they adjusted for other major complications from COVID-19 including shock, acute respiratory distress syndrome, and renal failure.

Air pollution may hinder India’s fight against COVID-19, say scientists

The air quality in north India is expected to deteriorate further from November to February due to several factors such as stubble burning, festive fireworks and low wind speed conditions which lead t

After over 3 months, less than 40k COVID cases reported in single day across country: Govt data

According to ICMR, a cumulative total of 10,44,20,894 samples have been tested up to October 26 with 9,58,116 samples being tested on Monday.

Fortis Healthcare opens 250-bed hospital in Chennai’s Vadapalani

Fortis Healthcare on Monday opened a 250-bed multispeciality hospital in Chennai, its second such facility in the city. Fortis Hospital at Vadapalani has a nine-level building over 1.5 lakh sqft and i

Trump’s chief of staff admits US cannot control COVID pandemic

The raging coronavirus outbreak has become a key issue in the November 3 presidential election between Trump, a Republican, and Biden, a former US vice president.

UK hospital told to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine rollout by November: Report

The Sun' newspaper claims that the country's state-funded National Health Service (NHS) is preparing for an initial rollout of the vaccine from the week "commencing November 2".

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