New Delhi/IBNS: The Union health ministry on Sunday said that the online appointments, already made for the second dose of the Covishield vaccine, will not be cancelled on Co-WIN platform.
New Delhi/IBNS: India will complete administering 51.6 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses by the end of July, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: AIIMS director Dr. Randeep Guleria on Saturday said misuse of steroids is the main cause behind the cases of mucormycosis infection commonly known as the 'Black Fungus' as he warned against the rise in the rare infection.
New Delhi/IBNS: Reporting the lowest daily cases in 18 days, India, which is massively hit by the second wave of Novel Coronavirus, added 3.26 lakh new infections on Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: People infected with Covid-19 should go for vaccination six months after recovery, according to the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) that held a meeting recently, said media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Central government has started working with the pharma companies producing amphotericin B to ramp up the production of anti-fungal medicine used in the treatment of mucormycosis, the “black fungus" infection being reported in some covid-19 patients across India.
Bhopal/IBNS: Covid patients being infected with mucormycosis or "black fungal disease" have been increasing and fifty more infected patients in Madhya Pradesh have been diagnosed with the rare infection caused by a group of moulds called "mucormycetes" and affect people with weak immune systems.
New Delhi/IBNS: The coronavirus infections in India have reached the peak according to a tracker developed by the researchers at Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, said a Bloomberg report.
New Delhi/IBNS: The second wave of Covid-19 is affecting the young people slightly more as they might have started going out and also because of some strains of SARS-COV-2 active in the country, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) chief said on Tuesday.
Aligarh/IBNS: After 44 Aligharh Muslim University staff, 19 professors and 25 non-teaching staff died of Covid-19, the varsity's vice-chancellor has written to the ICMR (Indian Council for Medical Research) asking for genome sequencing of what he suspects a "lethal" variant of the novel coronavirus.
New Delhi/IBNS: India recorded 4,03,738 fresh Covid cases and 4,092 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the emergency use of DRDO's anti-COVID-19 therapeutic oral drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) as an adjunct therapy in moderation to severe COVID-19 patients.
Srinagar/UNI: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday said chest CT scan is an effective tool to detect and determine the severity of Covid-19 cases.
Kolkata/UNI: Peerless Hospital has been selected as the only trial venue in the East for Johnson & Johnson for their single dose vaccine which is currently being used under emergency authorization in USA.
Geneva/IBNS: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday gave emergency use approval for a coronavirus vaccine made by China's state-owned drug manufacturer Sinopharm, said a Reuters report.