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Natural infection & vax best to tackle Covid variants: Study

New York: A combination of vaccination and naturally acquired infection appears to boost the production of maximally potent antibodies against the Covid-19 virus, new...

Masks do work in reducing Covid infections, Oxford study

While public health officials in Telangana have advocated for usage of masks, a large-scale population-based study taken-up by Oxford researchers in the UK might just convince the skeptics.

Medical colleges cautioned against Antimicrobial Resistance

Hyderabad: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has issued an advisory to all the medical colleges on indiscriminate use of antimicrobials and development of Antimicrobial...

Researchers detect new clues to eliminate infant HIV infections

In a study published in the medical journal PLoS Pathogens, the researchers found evidence linking mother-to-child transmission of HIV to rare variants of the virus in the mother's blood that is able to escape broadly

It has tremendous potential: WHO on AstraZeneca jab

In a statement on Friday, the WHO said that based on available data the review team found no increased risk of blood clotting conditions in people who received the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine.

Germany sees positive trend in Covid-19 infections

So far, more than 2.19 million infections have been registered in Germany since the outbreak of the pandemic, according to the federal government agency for disease control and prevention.

India reports 14,256 new Covid-19 cases, 152 deaths

For the past 16 days, the country has been recording less than 20,000 daily new infections even as the toll remained below 300-mark for just short of a month.

COVID-19: India records 15,223 new cases

There are 1,92,308 active coronavirus infections in the country which comprises 1.81 per cent of the total caseload.

India records 15,144 fresh COVID-19 cases

There are 2,08,826 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which constitute 1.98 per cent of the total caseload, the data showed.

Covid-19: 351 new cases and two fatalities in Telangana

A total of 415 persons recovered on Saturday taking the cumulative Covid-19 recoveries in the State to 2,83,463 with a recovery rate of 97.81 per cent, while the countrywide recovery rate was 96.4 per cent.

Restaurants, bars, cinemas in France to remain closed

"The situation is far from being back to normal. The level of contamination remains high and has tended to increase since mid-December," Xinhua news agency quoted Castex as saying at a press conference on Thursday.

India records 18,139 fresh Covid-19 cases, 234 deaths

India continued its streak of low daily new cases. Till now, 1,00,37,398 have recovered. Currently, there are 2,25,449 active cases. The recovery rate stands at 96.36 per cent while the fatality rate is 1.45 as per cent.

Over 20,000 new Covid cases reported in India

The death toll increased to 1,47,901 with 279 new fatalities

Covid-19: 551 new infections and one fatality in Telangana

A total of 682 persons recovered on Thursday taking the cumulative Covid-19 recoveries in the State to 2,71,649 with a recovery rate of 96.94 per cent.

COVID-19 tally in India rises to 99.79 lakh

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 95,20,827 pushing the national recovery rate to 95.40 per cent.

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