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Tamil Nadu: First case of COVID BA.4 variant reported

Chennai: Tamil Nadu has reported the first case of SARS COV-2 Omicron Variant - BA.4 Sub Lineage based on the initial whole genomic sequencing report.

Europe: WHO supporting countries affected by rare monkeypox outbreak

New York: The World Health Organization (WHO) is working closely with countries where cases of the rare viral disease monkeypox have been reported, the UN agency said on Friday. The UN agency said in a statement that there were around 80 cases confirmed so far, across 11 countries, with a further 50 cases pending investigation.

Monkeypox cases spike to 20 in Britain

London: Britain has detected 11 more cases of monkeypox in England, bringing the total number of confirmed in England to 20 since May 6, said a report by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) on Friday.

India registers 2,323 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours, 25 deaths

New Delhi: India registered 2,323 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 0.47 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

Sweden classifies monkeypox as disease dangerous to society

Stockholm: Sweden's government classified monkeypox as a disease dangerous to society after the first case had been confirmed in the country.

India records 2,259 COVID-19 cases, 20 people die

New Delhi: India recorded 2,259 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours with the daily positivity rate touching 0.50 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Friday.

CMRI, Yashoda Hospitals Group launch lung transplant programme and Thoracic surgery services

Kolkata/IBNS: Yashoda Hospitals-Hyderabad and CMRI have taken the initiative to work together in providing Heart and Lung Transplantation Services, ECMO & Thoracic surgeries.

India reports 2,364 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours

New Delhi/UNI: India has recorded 2,364 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally of cases to 4,31,29,563 in the country, as per the Health Ministry data on Thursday.

Kolkata metro railway stations host free health check-up camps

Kolkata/IBNS: Rotary Club of Calcutta Metro City has organized a free health check-up camp in collaboration with SRL Diagnostics and Metro Railway Kolkata at twenty stations which began on May 17 and will continue till May 30.

Pollution responsible for nine million deaths in 2019, with little progress in four years: Study

New York: Pollution was responsible for nine million deaths in 2019 – equivalent to one in six deaths worldwide – a number virtually unchanged since the last analysis in 2015.

India records 1,829 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours

New Delhi: India recorded 1,829 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the daily positivity rate touched 0.42 percent, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

India records 1,569 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours,19 deaths

New Delhi: India registered 1,569 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as daily positivity rate touched o.44 percent in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday.

Kolkata based Medica Superciality Hospital launches Bladder Cancer Support Group for patients and survivors

Kolkata/IBNS: Support from family members and friends is crucial for any person suffering from cancer while early diagnosis can help for those afflicted with bladder cancer, emphasised Dr Abhay Kumar, Head of Urology, Surgical Oncology and Robotic Surgery, at Medica Superspecialty Hospital, Kolkata.

Smokers who switch to e-cigarettes may adopt other healthy routines: Study

Washington: Adult smokers who shift to using to e-cigarettes may have more chances to improve health and well-being, according to new research from the University of Washington.

Total Covid incidence rate in North Korea spikes to 1.2 mln

Seoul: North Korea on Sunday registered more than 392,000 new patients with fever and 8 more dead, totaling more than 1.2 million people sick, the state-run KCNA news agency reported on Monday.