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Delta variant capable of infecting fully vaccinated people: Virologists

New Delhi/IBNS: The delta variant is the fastest, fittest and most formidable version of Coronavirus, having the potential to infect even the fully-vaccinated people,  virologists and epidemiologists have observed, raising concern at a time when most parts of the world are relaxing restrictions.

Assam: Old adult elephant dies at Manas National Park

Guwahati: An old adult elephant died in Kumarsali in the Manas National Park in Assam.

India registers 39,361 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 39,361 new COVID-19 cases and 416 new deaths in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health released data on Monday.

India adds 39, 742 fresh COVID cases in last 24 hours, 535 new deaths

New Delhi/IBNS: India added 39,742 fresh cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours while deaths from the virus rose by 535, the Union Health Ministry stated in its daily bulletin on Sunday.

Moderna's COVID vaccine approved by EU regulator for use on children aged 12-17

The Hague, Netherlands/ IBNS: Moderna's coronavirus vaccine has been approved by the European regulator for use on children aged 12 to 17, making it the second jab to be administered on adolescents in the continent.

COVID-19: Africa ‘third wave’ not yet over, while vaccine inequity threatens all

New York: Although new COVID-19 cases in Africa have slowed following an eight-week surge, this “small step forward” could be short-lived, the Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

Revealed: Inequalities persist in HIV prevention, child treatment services

New York: Nearly half of the 1.7 million children worldwide living with HIV were not on treatment last year, the UN programme leading the global fight against HIV and AIDS, UNAIDS, said in a report released together with partners.

Lifesaving help needed for Venezuela cancer patients hit by US sanctions

New York: Independent UN rights experts on Wednesday warned that hundreds of Venezuelan cancer patients could die because they have been caught up in the excessively strict application of United States sanctions aimed at Venezuela and the state-owned oil company, Petroleum of Venezuela.

36 people killed, thousands trapped in landslides in Maharashtra

Raigad/IBNS: Landslides in Maharashtra's Raigad district have killed at least 36 people while thousands have been stranded as incessant rains lashed Konkan region of the state.

India records 35,342 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India witnessed a slight decline in daily COVID-19 count as  35,342 new cases were reported in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Friday.

Bengal: Endangered red panda born in captivity at Darjeeling's Zoological Park

Darjeeling/UNI: With the birth of a red panda in captivity, the number of the highly endangered species rose to 26 in the Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park here on Thursday.

Low pressure to cause widespread rains in Odisha: CEC

Bhubaneswar/UNI: Widespread rains are expected to lash Odisha under the influence of a low pressure area formed on Thursday.

Tokyo reports 1,979 new COVID-19 cases

Tokyo/UNI/Xinhua: Tokyo reported 1,979 new COVID-19 infection cases on Thursday, with 5,140 new cases nationwide until 5:40 p.m. local time, local media reported Thursday.

KTM & Kerala government launch free mass vaccination for tourism sector

Kochi/UNI: Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) along with the state government’s tourism and health departments launched a free mass vaccination drive in Ernakulam district on Thursday to revitalize the holiday industry that has remained dull for one-and-a-half years owing to Covid-19.

India reports over 41,000 COVID-19 cases, 507 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 41,383 COVID-19 cases while the deaths apparently due to the virus increased by 507 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated Thursday.