New York: People infected with the SARS-CoV-2 delta variant have approximately double the risk of hospitalisation compared with those infected with the alpha variant, a study of more than 40,000 cases from England between 29 March and 23 May 2021, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal has confirmed.
New Delhi: India administered more than 1 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health.
Mexico City/UNI/Sputnik: The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) has announced that its researchers have created a special textile face mask using silver and copper nanolayers that neutralizes the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
New Delhi: India registered 44,658 new cases in the past 24 hours, as per Ministry of Health released data on Friday.
New Delhi/IBNS: In another spike in daily coronavirus cases, India reported 46,164 COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, the country's health ministry said Thursday.
The effectiveness of coronavirus vaccines in frontline workers fell to 66 per cent after the Delta variant emerged compared to 91 per cent before it became dominant, according to a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Bangkok: As Thailand fights its worst-ever Covid-19 outbreak, the scientists in the country have developed a robotic arm that can optimise the use of the coronavirus vaccines, enabling more efficient use of the doses.
New Delhi: India, the country which witnessed a deadly second wave of the pandemic, registered 37,593 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.
New Delhi: India recorded 25,467 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours amid fears that a third wave of the pandemic may hit the nation soon.
Colombo/UNI/Xinhua: Sri Lanka's Health Ministry on Monday said that the country recorded its highest single day COVID-19 tally of 4,282 cases on Sunday, bringing the total infections to 390,000 since March last year.
Delhi: The need for a third dose or booster shot of the coronavirus vaccine to maintain protection level against the pathogen could be ascertained after more information is available, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) director Dr Randeep Guleria said today.
New Delhi: India registered 34,457 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, as per data released by the Ministry of Health on Saturday.
Wellington/UNI/Xinhua: New Zealand reported 11 new Delta cases of COVID-19 in the community on Friday, bringing the total number of cases associated with the current Auckland community outbreak to 31.
Sydn/Xinhua: Australia's most populous state of New South Wales (NSW), epicentre of the country's current COVID outbreak, announced Friday to extend the lockdown on Greater Sydney until the end of September and to impose curfew on some areas of concern.
Delhi: The World Health Organization (WHO) Wednesday raised concern over the serious threat posed by fake vaccines to world public health after it confirmed identification of counterfeit versions of Covishield, one of the two primary coronavirus vaccines used in India.