Delta variant cases in UK: Delta variant infections jump 33,630 in a week, making up nearly all Covid-19 cases in UK | World News – Times of India

Delta variant cases in UK: Delta variant infections jump 33,630 in a week, making up nearly all Covid-19 cases in UK | World News - Times of India

LONDON: The number of Delta variant infections has jumped by 33,630 in a week to hit a total of 75,953 in the UK, with the highly transmissible variant first identified in India now making up 99 per cent of all Covid-19 cases in the country, health officials warned on Friday. Public Health England (PHE), which … Read more

Kumbh Covid-19 Scam Probe Gains Momentum, SIT Formed

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The Haridwar police on Friday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the alleged Covid-19 fake result scam that has left health experts and stakeholders baffled. The eight-member SIT team began proceedings by quizzing the chief medical officer of Haridwar on whose complaint police filed FIR against one firm and two private laboratories – … Read more

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh Receives Notice for Protest on Campus Amid Covid-19

JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh Receives Notice for Protest on Campus Amid Covid-19

File photo of JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh. According to the notice issued by the JNU proctor’s office, Aishe Ghosh was found “violating COVID19 rules implemented by the university and the Government of India”. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:June 18, 2021, 21:24 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Jawaharlal Nehru University administration has issued a show-cause notice … Read more

Delta Covid-19 Variant Becoming Globally Dominant, Says WHO Chief Scientist

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The Delta variant of Covid-19, first identified in India, is becoming the globally dominant variant of the disease, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Friday. Swaminathan also voiced disappointment in the failure of CureVac’s vaccine candidate in a trial to meet the WHO’s efficacy standard, in particular as highly transmissible … Read more

Tripura Extends Covid-19 Curfew Till June 25, Lifts Night Curbs from Villages

Haryana Extends Lockdown Till June 21 With Some Relaxations; Check What's Allowed

The Tripura government has extended the COVID curfew from 2 pm to 5 am in Agartala and 11 other urban local bodies (ULBs) till June 25, a notification said. However, night curfew from 6 pm to 5 am has been lifted from the villages. The restrictions, first imposed on May 16 and then repeatedly extended, … Read more

Zydus Cadila likely to seek emergency authorisation for ZyCoV-D Covid-19 vaccine in 7-8 days | India News – Times of India

Zydus Cadila likely to seek emergency authorisation for ZyCoV-D Covid-19 vaccine in 7-8 days | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila has told the Centre that it could apply for emergency use authorisation (EUA) for ZyCoV-D vaccine in the next seven-eight days. It will be the second indigenous Covid-19 vaccine to apply for such authorisation. It will also be the world’s first DNA vaccine against coronavirus. “Zydus Cadila has told … Read more

Mumbai Police Arrest 4, Detain 1 in Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Drive in Housing Society

Mumbai Police Arrest 4, Detain 1 in Fake Covid-19 Vaccination Drive in Housing Society

Mumbai Police have arrested four persons and detained one for allegedly duping a housing society in suburban Kandivali by organising a Covid-19 vaccination camp fraudulently in the name of a private hospital. The police said on Friday that those who were running this fake vaccination camp had organised such drives at nine locations. The fake … Read more

Vaccines Give 94% Protection Against Covid-19, Cut Hospitalisation Risk by 80%: Govt

News18 Daybreak | Goa, Sikkim and Himachal Top 3 States by Vaccination Rate; Possible Third Covid Wave Unlikely to Affect Kids

Vaccination against the COVID-19 gives at least 94 per cent protection from the infection and reduced the chances of hospitalisation by 75-80 per cent, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said in a Health Ministry briefing on Friday. He further cited studies on efficiency of vaccine in healthcare workers which show that the possibility of needing … Read more

Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 Vaccines Don’t Lower Sperm Count, Finds Study

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COVID-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna do not harm male fertility, suggests a study which found the levels of sperm in participants remained at healthy levels after they got two doses of the mRNA preventive. The study, published on Thursday in the journal JAMA, recruited 45 healthy male volunteers aged 18 to 50 years scheduled … Read more

UK Opens Up COVID-19 Vaccines To All Adults In “Final Push” For Protection

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Currently, UK is administering Oxford/AstraZeneca, Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna to protect against Covid. London: The UK’s health officials on Friday opened up the country’s COVID-19 vaccination programme to all adults, in what has been dubbed as the “final push” to offer protection against the deadly virus. The National Health Service (NHS) said everyone aged 18 and over … Read more

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