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Afghanistan lacks equipment to detect Omicron variant

Kabul: The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan said that the country does not have equipment to detect Omicron, adding that it has asked the World...

Stop flights from countries with new Covid-19 variants: Kejriwal to Modi

I urge Hon'ble PM to stop flights from those countries which are affected by new variant. With great difficulty, our country has recovered from Corona.

New variant: Centre alerts States, UTs to conduct rigorous testing

New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday asked all States and Union territories to conduct rigorous screening and testing of all international travellers coming from...

11 cases of Kappa Covid-19 variant traced in Rajasthan

Earlier, Uttar Pradesh also reported two cases of this variant after genome sequencing of 109 samples.

Covid Delta variant detected in 96 countries: WHO

Africa has reported many new outbreaks of the variant as Tunisia, Mozambique, Uganda, Nigeria and Malawi are among the 11 countries targeted by Delta.

WHO warns of fresh Indonesia surge fed by virus variants

Indonesia saw its number of confirmed new cases climb to nearly 10,000 a day on Wednesday, an increase blamed on travel during last month's Eid al-Fitr holiday.

COVID-19: FIR against Chandrababu Naidu for creating fear over N440K strain

One M Subbaiah from Kurnool town has registered a complaint against Naidu, stating that he has created fear among the people of Kurnool.

Spain finds 11 cases of coronavirus variant first identified in India

Minister Carolina Darias says the cases were two separate outbreaks discovered by health officials in recent days.

France finds 1st case of COVID-19 variant sweeping India

France last week stepped up virus controls for travellers arriving from India as well as some other countries where variants are spreading.

WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

In India, more than 350,000 infections were reported within 24 hours on Monday, more than any country has reported in that timespan.

‘Pfizer vaccine can neutralise coronavirus variants first reported in UK, SA’

The research, published in the journal Nature Medicine, noted that the vaccine is effective against coronavirus variants carrying the N501Y and E484K mutations.

Millions more face English virus restrictions as cases spiral

Pubs and bars not serving "substantial meals" must close, alongside casinos and betting shops, while people have also been told to avoid unnecessary travel.

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