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Vaccines, previous infection offer 'stronger than basic' protection against Omicron

The researchers looked at 28 serum samples from patients recovering from the original strain of SARS-CoV-2

13 Dec 2021 1:10 PM

South Korea to test AI-powered facial recognition to track COVID-19 cases

The nationally funded project in Bucheon is due to become operational in January, a city official told Reuters

13 Dec 2021 11:24 AM

With 7,350 new Covid cases, India's case tally nears 3.47 crore

The death toll from the pandemic has climbed to 4,75,636 with 202 new fatalities

13 Dec 2021 10:12 AM

Amid Omicron scare, high 'seropositivity' rate should help India, says expert

Waves can happen even without a new variant, he said

11 Dec 2021 12:26 PM

Pfizer Covid vaccine provides partial protection against Omicron: Study

The research finding indicated that ACE2 is required for Omicron entry

08 Dec 2021 12:39 PM


India records 8,439 new Covid cases, 195 fresh deaths

The 195 new fatalities include 134 from Kerala and 19 from Maharashtra

08 Dec 2021 10:12 AM

India records 6,822 new Covid cases, lowest in 558 days

A decrease of 3,402 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

07 Dec 2021 10:01 AM

Tanzania returnee tests positive for COVID in Mumbai, officials suspect Omicron case

Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar said that his sample has been sent for genome sequencing

05 Dec 2021 1:43 PM

First Omicron case in Delhi after Tanzania returnee tests positive; 5th in India

Earlier, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop international flights in view of Omicron variant

05 Dec 2021 12:08 PM

US makes negative COVID-19 test report mandatory for all incoming passengers

“Air passengers will also be required to confirm in the form of an attestation that the information they present is true, officials said

05 Dec 2021 12:02 PM


Omicron will be in major cities but with mild symptoms: Former CSIR institute Chief

As per the WHO, the first known confirmed B.1.1.529 infection was from a specimen collected on November 9 this year

05 Dec 2021 9:29 AM

Two more Omicron cases found in Maharashtra, Gujarat

A 72-year-old man was found infected with the Omicron variant of Coronavirus in Jamnagar, Gujarat, following his return from Zimbabwe

04 Dec 2021 6:01 PM

Risk of reinfection from Omicron three times higher than any other variant: Study

National daily cases almost doubled on Wednesday, days after countries across the world halted flights to and from southern Africa

03 Dec 2021 3:57 PM

Nine international travellers test positive for COVID at Mumbai

Meanwhile, the Centre on Thursday informed that two people have tested positive for the Omicron variant in Karnataka

03 Dec 2021 2:03 PM

Top scientists for COVID booster vaccine dose

Give booster jabs to 40 plus and high risk cases, recommend top genomic scientists

03 Dec 2021 12:53 PM


Booster dose of six Covid vaccines safe, increases immunity: Lancet study

Two doses of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccines have shown 79 per cent and 90 per cent protection

03 Dec 2021 11:53 AM

India records 9,216 fresh cases in 24 hours, active caseload near 1,00,000

The death toll climbed to 4,70,115 with 391 fresh fatalities

03 Dec 2021 10:20 AM

India detects first two cases of Omicron, both from Karnataka

Health Ministry said that both the cases have been reported in Karnataka, with the patients being two men aged 66 and 46

02 Dec 2021 4:39 PM

In-person student attendance in schools may drop by 14 per cent due to Omicron threat

The World Health Organisation has designated the new SARS-Cov-2 variant as a 'variant of concern'

02 Dec 2021 2:19 PM

Four more international travellers test COVID-19 positive at Delhi airport: Officials

A total of eight people from 'at-risk' countries have tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi till now

02 Dec 2021 12:59 PM