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India reports spike in Covid-19 daily cases, tally crosses 57 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India, which has approximately 1.3 billion people, reported a spike in the daily cases of Covid-19 for the second consecutive day pushing the overall tally of infections to beyond 57 lakh.

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt sets up health club at Panchayat level to check COVID-19 spread

Srinagar: In order to keep a check on the COVID-19 spread in villages and towns of JK UT, the government is going to set- up health club at Panchayat level across the Jammu and Kashmir.

Himachal records 130 COVID-19 cases, two deaths

Shimla/UNI: Himachal Pradesh recorded 130 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths from the virus, a senior health official said on Wednesday.

Residents of J&K benefit as Kashmir gets its first NAT-PCR facility

Srinagar: The Centre has added one more crown to the medical facilities present in Jammu and Kashmir by adding the Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT-PCR) in Srinagar's Government Medical College (GMC).

Predatory bacteria escape unharmed from prey cell using unique tool: Study

London: Predatory bacteria, capable of invading and consuming harmful bugs such as E .coli and Salmonella, use a unique tool to help them escape the cell they have invaded without harming themselves, according to a new study.

Baby elephant rescued by villagers near Guwahati

Guwahati/IBNS: A baby elephant, which was strayed out from an elephant herd, was rescued by villagers at Panbari area outskirts of Guwahati.

COVID-19: India registers 1085 new deaths

New Delhi: India registered  83,347 new cases in the past 24 hours as the COVID-19 tally in the country now stands at 5,646,011.

Zimbabwe to open traditional Chinese medicine clinic

Harare/Xinhua: Zimbabwe's largest referral hospital here has established a traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) clinic and is applying for an official license to open, according to the country's ministry of health and child care.

Beijing reports no new COVID-19 cases

Beijing/Xinhua: No new locally transmitted confirmed, asymptomatic, or suspected cases of COVID-19 were reported in Beijing on Tuesday, the municipal health commission said Wednesday.

Around 2,500 volunteers have received 1st component of Russian COVID-19 vaccine : Gamaleya

Moscow/Sputnik: Around 2,500 volunteers have received the first component of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine during the post-registration trials, and no significant complications have been registered, the head of the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology said on Tuesday.

Millions of US citizens may have to pay for COVID-19 vaccine despite gov't Plans - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik:  Millions of people in the United States may have to pay for COVID-19 vaccination contrary to the plans of the authorities to make the shots free, as government-funded Medicare health insurance for the elderly does not cover the costs of drugs approved for emergency use, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) newspaper reported.

Medium intensity earthquake jolts Assam and other parts of NE

Guwahati/IBNS: A medium intensity earthquake rocked Assam and other parts of the North Eastern region early on Tuesday.

Covid-19: India records over 1 lakh cured cases, recovery rate 80.86%

New Delhi/UNI: India on Tuesday clocked a record number of cured or discharged cases in a single day amounting to over 1 lakh, the Health Ministry data said.

India adds 75,083 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 55 lakh

New Delhi/IBNS: India, which has been battered by the Novel Coronavirus pandemic despite months of lockdown, on Tuesday added 75,083 Covid-19 cases taking the tally of infections beyond 55 lakh.

Global solution to COVID-19 in sight, ‘we sink or we swim together’: WHO chief

New York: COVID-19 is an “unprecedented global crisis that demands an unprecedented global response”, the chief of the UN health agency said on Monday, unveiling a plan to have two billion doses of coronavirus vaccine available by the end of 2021.