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Bangladesh: 21 people die due to COVID-19 in past 24 hours

Dhaka:Bangladesh registered 21 fresh deaths due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Sunday.

India logs 28,326 new COVID cases, 260 deaths in last 24 hours

New Delhi/UNI: A total of 28,326 people tested positive for COVID-19 during the past 24 hours in India, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Pakistan registers 2,060 new COVID-19 cases

Islamabad/UNI/Xinhua: Pakistan reported 2,060 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Saturday.

SKIMS journal dissects pandemic in Kashmir

Srinagar/IBNS: The first-ever issue of SKIMS Medical Journal on the Pandemic was released Thursday detailing the scientific analysis of various facets of the pandemic ranging from its impact on the psyche of the people to the access of emergency surgical procedures.

‘Save as many lives as possible, and leave no one's health behind’: Japan’s message to the world

New York: Announcing the donation of up to 60 million COVID-19 vaccines to the UN-led COVAX facility, Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s Prime Minister, said that his country is determined to lead the global efforts to end the pandemic.

India reports 29,616 COVID-19 cases, 290 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India reported 29,616 COVID-19 cases while the toll went up by 290 in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry stated Saturday.

WHO backs Regeneron COVID-19 drug cocktail - with equal access, price cut

New York: The Regeneron antibody drug cocktail – casirivimab and imdevimab – has been added to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) list of treatments for COVID-19 patients, the UN agency said on Friday, before underscoring the need for lower prices and equitable distribution.

Odisha reports 639 new covid positive cases in last 24 hours

Bhubaneswar/UNI: The Covid caseload in Odisha on Friday dipped a little in comparison to yesterday with 539 people tested positive for the Covid during the last 24 hours against 644.

Pakistan records 50 fresh COVID-19 deaths

Islamabad: Fifty people died due to COVID-19 in the past 24 hours in Pakistan, a country which has witnessed several critical wave of the pandemic, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Friday.

Chinese mainland registers 30 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 30 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Friday.

Different Types of Health Insurance Plans in India

Health insurance plans are very popular these days as people have started looking forward to securing their health after Covid-19 pandemic. When you choose health insurance, your medical expenses will be taken care of by the policy provider and in return you must pay the annual or monthly premium. The amount of money you are entitled to totally depends on the policy you have chosen and on the agency that is offering you the desired services. There are several factors that come into play when you are going to claim your health insurance in India. So, here are some different types of insurance that are the most popular.

Expert says COVID-19 will eventually become like common cold

London: A scientist, who was associated with the development of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 jab, has said COVID-19  will eventually become like the other coronaviruses which circulate widely and cause the common cold.

India records 31,382 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India registered 31,382 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per the Ministry of Health released data on Friday.

Vaccines for all key to building back better after COVID-19: Kenyan President

New York: Equitable global access to vaccines must be at the core of efforts to build back better from the COVID-19 pandemic, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

‘We can end the pandemic’, UN chief says in new call for global vaccine plan

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday repeated his call for a global COVID-19 vaccination plan to boost production and reach millions over the coming months, in line with recommendations by the World Health Organization (WHO).