Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka reported the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases this year by recording 11,265 new infections in the last 24 hours.
New Delhi/IBNS: The national capital logged more than 17,000 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, setting another record in single-day infections since the pandemic stuck in Delhi last year.
Kharagpur/IBNS: A research model developed by IIT Kharagpur researchers predicting alteration in metabolic reaction rates of lung cells post SARS-CoV-2 infection is expected to lead to a better understanding of metabolic reprogramming and aid the development of better therapeutics to deal with the viral pandemics, according to the researchers.
Denmark/IBNS: Denmark on Tuesday announced it would stop using the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine permanently, becoming the first European country to do so over suspected rare but serious side effects.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Wednesday that the manufacturers of Remdesivir have decided to reduce the price of the anti-viral drug to less than Rs 3,500 by the end of the current week, said media reports.
New Delhi: The total number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 11 Cr today on the fourth day of the Tika Utsav.
New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) and partners have called for countries to suspend sales of live wild mammals in traditional food markets, also known as “wet markets”, in efforts to prevent the emergence of new deadly diseases, such as COVID-19.
New York: The International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA, said on Tuesday that it will work closely with Japan which is preparing to release a million tonnes of contaminated seawater used to cool the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant.
New Delhi: India reported 1,84,372 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, marking a sharp rise in daily case count, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.
Moscow/Sputnik: The Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V prompts a high immune response even with a single dose, a study by Argentine scientists and cited by the country's government on Tuesday, has shown.
Haridwar/IBNS: Uttarakhand's Haridwar reported 594 new cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the active caseload of the city to 2,812, as thousands gathered to Mahakumbh.
Washington/IBNS: US's federal health officials on Tuesday called for a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine after several cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot were reported among 6.8 million people who received the vaccine.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian government has decided to fast-track the emergency approval of foreign-made vaccines against coronavirus amid the whopping surge in infections across the country.
Nagpur/UNI: Four Covid patients allegedly died due to lack of oxygen availability at Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital here on Tuesday, sources said.
New Delhi/UNI: Skymet, the private weather forecast company, on Tuesday, said that the monsoon season in 2021 will be normal, classifying it under a "healthy normal."