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Delta under control, no threat, Telangana DPH allays fear of parents

Hyderabad: Allaying fears over the threat of Covid pandemic among parents of school going children, Director of Public Health (DPH), Dr G Srinivasa Rao...

Findings help explain why vaccinated people at low risk during delta surge

The findings, published in the journal Immunity, help explain why vaccinated people have largely escaped the worst of the delta surge.

WHO says delta variant driving ‘fourth wave’ in Middle East

The Delta variant is becoming the dominant strain of the virus in several of these countries, with infections mostly being reported among people who have yet to be vaccinated.

Kristen Bell on not being a fan of younger daughter’s name

Kristen and Dax, 46, are also parents to 8-year-old daughter Lincoln.

‘Sputnik V gives 90 pc protection against Delta strain of COVID-19’

Russia became the first country in the world to register a vaccine against the coronavirus, dubbed Sputnik V, in August 2020.

Emiratis banned from travelling to India, 13 other nations

UAE diplomatic missions in all these countries, official delegations and previously authorised business and technical delegates were exempt from the decision.

Europe expected to be ‘Delta dominant’ by Aug, warns WHO

WHO's Regional Director for Europe, Hans Kluge warned that new variants, deficit in vaccine uptake and increased social mixing would cause a new wave of excess hospitalisations.

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.

Editorial: New concerns over Delta

Given the virulence of Delta Plus variant, India needs to be extremely cautious about its unlocking measures

‘Delta’ Covid variant 40 per cent more transmissible than ‘Alpha’: UK minister

"While hospitalisations currently remain broadly flat, the rapid spread of Delta would likely "lead to a substantial resurgence of hospitalisations" and put pressure on the NHS," said UK Health Minister Matt Hancock

WHO names Covid-19 variants 1st found in India as ‘Kappa’ and ‘Delta’

The B.1.1.7 strain first detected in the UK will be known as “Alpha”, while the B.1.351 variant detected in South Africa is now ‘Beta', P.1 variant first found in Brazil is “Gamma” and the P.2 variant is “Zeta”. The strains found in the US are “Epsilon” and “Iota”.

Amazon buys 11 commercial jets to expand delivery fleet

The expanded fleet supports Amazon's growing customer base, with the aircraft joining Amazon Air's cargo network in 2021 and 2022, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

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