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Vaccine skeptics slammed across Europe as Omicron rages

Amid a seemingly unstoppable surge in infections, officials are focusing restrictions on unvaccinated people

09 Jan 2022 1:11 PM

Multivariant Covid vaccine booster shows promise, early data suggests

The initial phase one clinical data shows the vaccine has strong levels of neutralising antibodies

05 Jan 2022 2:04 PM

Omicron less likely to put you in the hospital, studies say

The findings have not yet been reviewed by other experts, the gold standard in scientific research

23 Dec 2021 2:25 PM

Boosters may prolong COVID pandemic, warns WHO chief

Unrestrained end-of-year celebrations could still prove to be major source of new infections, the WHO warned

23 Dec 2021 12:21 PM

UK researchers developing new COVID-19 vaccines

The research project will boost the UK's and the world's ability to rapidly develop new vaccines

20 Dec 2021 9:53 AM

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New drug could treat patients hospitalised with COVID-19 pneumonia: Lancet study

The team tested namilumab in patients hospitalised with COVID-19 pneumonia

17 Dec 2021 1:20 PM

Spacecraft enters Sun's corona for first time in history

The corona is the outermost layer of the Sun's atmosphere where strong magnetic fields prevent turbulent solar winds from escaping

15 Dec 2021 10:28 AM

2 doses of Covid vaccines induce lower antibody levels against Omicron: Oxford study

The researchers noted that these data are important but are only one part of the picture

14 Dec 2021 1:47 PM

British PM Boris Johnson says UK and India are natural partners

Johnson said that over the coming decade, India and the UK will continue to deepen their bonds

14 Dec 2021 11:25 AM

UK announces booster drive to fight 'tidal wave' of Omicron

Uk began easing coronavirus restrictions in June and the alert level was at stage three, which means the epidemic is in general circulation

13 Dec 2021 10:47 AM

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Mixing other vaccines with AstraZeneca, Pfizer jabs generates robust immune response

The Lancet study found that no safety concerns were raised in the study of 1,070 participants

07 Dec 2021 3:45 PM

WHO: Coronavirus cases declining everywhere except Europe

Nearly two-thirds of the coronavirus infections - 1.9 million - were in Europe, where cases rose by 7 per cent

11 Nov 2021 11:28 AM

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala marries senior officer of Pakistan Cricket Board

Yousafzai gained international recognition for her activism against the Taliban's efforts to stop girls from attending school in Pakistan

10 Nov 2021 9:45 AM

UK to add Covaxin to approved vaccine list from November 22

The move follows the World Health Organisation's Emergency Use Listing for Covaxin, which is the second most used formulation in India

09 Nov 2021 11:40 AM

South African novelist Damon Galgut wins Booker Prize for 'The Promise'

'The Promise' is the story of a troubled Afrikaner family and its broken promise to a Black employee

05 Nov 2021 7:57 AM

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PM Modi launches 'Infrastructure for Resilient Island States' at COP26 Summit

Prime Minister Modi was joined by his British counterpart Boris Johnson on the second day of the COP26 climate summit

02 Nov 2021 2:57 PM

People of India deeply value friendship with Israel: PM Modi to PM Bennett

In a video tweeted by Prime Minister Modi, the two leaders were seen exchanging pleasantries during their animated discussion

02 Nov 2021 12:33 PM

Covid can be transmitted by fully vaccinated people at home: Lancet study

All participants in the study had mild COVID-19 illness or were asymptomatic

29 Oct 2021 12:34 PM

Mix-and-match vaccines highly effective against COVID-19: Lancet study

Past studies have demonstrated that mix-and-match vaccine schedules generate a robust immune response

18 Oct 2021 12:46 PM

Children who spent more time in nature during lockdown fared best: Study

Children from less affluent backgrounds are likely to have found COVID-19 lockdowns more challenging to their mental health

15 Oct 2021 12:31 AM

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