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Corona Third wave is imminent in India warns NIDM

An expert panel, set up by an institute under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has predicted a third wave of COVID-19 hitting the country anytime between September and October and suggested significantly ramping up the vaccination pace.   The committee of experts, constituted by the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), also said that Read More…

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Two new strains of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, have been detected in India : Health Minisitry

The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said two new strains of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, have been detected in India. These new strains  N440K and E484K — have been detected in Kerala and Maharashtra. However, the government said at present, there is no reason to believe that the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Read More…

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Scientists maps “molecular activities on viral infection” resulted in new drugs to Combat Covid-19

Following months of interdisciplinary research assessing tens of thousands of lung cells infected with the novel coronavirus, scientists have created one of the most comprehensive maps to date of the molecular activities that are triggered inside these cells at the onset of the viral infection, an advance that may lead to the development of new Read More…

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Indians so far 3.8 lakhs vaccinated and 580 found adverse effect : Health Ministry

In india a total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for coronavirus, even as 580 adverse events following immunization were reported in the country, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.   Yesterday, for the first time, active cases declined below 2 per cent of the total cases reported in the country.   Read More…

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Covid-19 Phase 1 vaccination will kick-off on January 16 across India

The much-awaited Covid-19 vaccination drive will kick-off on January 16. Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 1.1 crore Covishield and 55 lakh Covaxin vaccines have been procured at a cost of Rs 200 and Rs 206 per dose, respectively.   “As many as Read More…

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Tamilnadu to open School for 10th -12th Students from Jan 19th

After taking parents opinion where 95%  overwhelmingly given opinion to conduct classes Tamil Nadu Government decided to open schools for Classes 10 and 12   from Jan 19 onwards    In a statement, Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said that schools were instructed to strictly follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) after the reopening of schools.   Read More…

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Center Quotes SC order and send letter to Tamilnadu Government to revoke 100% seating in cinemas

The BJP led Modi government ’s  Union Home ministry on Wednesday, asked the  ADMK led Palanisamy Tamil Nadu government to revoke its order allowing 100% seating in cinemas from the current 50% capacity.  Centre  has categorically said that state government’s decision diluted the guidelines issued by the Union ministry of home affairs (MHA).   The Read More…

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Bharat Biotech’s vaccine also got approval for roll-out of COVID-19 shots

The recommendation for Bharat Biotech’s vaccine came a day after the panel cleared the Serum Institute of India’s emergency use athorisation application for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield, paving the way for the roll-out of COVID-19 shots in the country in the next few days. The Union Health Ministry on Saturday also confirmed that the Subject Read More…