Global Warming May Reduce Spread of Dengue Fever: Study

40 cases of Dengue in Delhi so far

Washington: Global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but may also reduce the effectiveness of a bacteria used to control viral infections in mosquitoes, a study suggests. The research, published on Thursday in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, found that infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures. The … Read more

ISIS J&K Chief Used His Media Outlet, Ground Soldiers to Spread Terror in India: Report

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Islamic State Jammu and Kashmir’s chief Umar Nisar Bhat aka Qasim Khorasani, arrested on Monday, had been talking on a messaging app about laying out ISIS propaganda in India by recruiting and radicalising “ground soldiers” and through his media outlet – Swat al-Hind (Voice of Hind), according to the exclusive interrogation report accessed by CNN-News18. … Read more

Spread of Covid-19’s Delta Variant Will Substantially Up Cases, Put Pressure on Healthcare: WHO

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The increased transmissibility associated with the COVID-19’s Delta variant is likely to substantially increase cases and put a greater pressure on healthcare systems, particularly in the contexts of low vaccine coverage, the WHO has warned. In its COVID-19 Weekly Epidemiological Update released on Tuesday, the World Health Organisation said that an overall rise in COVID-19 … Read more

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Amid Crowd in Hills, Centre Says ‘Revenge Travel’ Can Spread Virus; ‘Impact of Delta+ May be Less in Delta-hit Areas’

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Amid Crowd in Hills, Centre Says 'Revenge Travel' Can Spread Virus; 'Impact of Delta+ May be Less in Delta-hit Areas'

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: The Union Health Ministry, on Tuesday, expressed concern over the increasing tourist density at hill stations and said that people are indulging in ‘revenge travel’. During a routine briefing, Health Secretary Lav Agarwal said that the second wave is still existent in a limited way in some areas.”People are indulging in revenge … Read more

Delta’s Rapid Spread In US Clouds Summer With Fear of Covid Revival

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Already, the variant has disrupted some nations’ plans for a return to normal life. The fast-spreading delta variant is clouding Americans’ hopes for a carefree summer — and casting a shadow of doubt over plans to get back to business as usual in the fall. The shift in sentiment marks a reversal from the spring, … Read more

‘Covid Cases Will Spread Faster During Third Wave If…’: Govt Panel Scientist

'Covid Cases Will Spread Faster During Third Wave If...': Govt Panel Scientist

A possible third wave of coronavirus infection can hit its peak between October-November if Covid-appropriate behaviour is not followed, but it may see half the daily cases recorded during the second surge, said a scientist of a government panel tasked with modelling of COVID-19 cases. However, Covid infection can spread faster during the third wave … Read more

Not Migrant Labourers But ‘Intermingling’ VIPs Behind Spread of Covid-19 in Patna, Says Study

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Easy targets, migrant labourers, are not responsible for the spread of Covid-19 in Bihar’s Patna, a recent study has concluded. “Lack of awareness about social distancing and wearing masks by people resulted in the quick spread of the virus. The infection is likely to increase in the second wave in the festival months of October, … Read more

Over 250 Cattle Egrets Killed in Assam After Order Claims Their Droppings Behind Covid Spread

Over 250 Cattle Egrets Killed in Assam After Order Claims Their Droppings Behind Covid Spread

More than 250 cattle egret, including many hatchlings, were killed by the Tangla Municipal Board in Assam’s Udalguri district after a bizarre order based on claims that the birds spread coronavirus infections. The board had been feeling bamboo trees based on claims that the groove which nestled the egret colony for years were a source … Read more

Centre, states took multiple legislative steps to prevent spread of coronavirus in 2020: Report | India News – Times of India

Centre, states took multiple legislative steps to prevent spread of coronavirus in 2020: Report | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Centre and the state governments took multiple legislative steps in 2020 to prevent the spread of the coronarvirus pandemic in the country, according to a report by a think tank. The central government invoked the Disaster Management Act, 2005 to assume primary responsibilities of addressing the pandemic. State governments either amended the … Read more

Doctors Remove Eyes of Three Children in Mumbai to Thwart Spread of Black Fungus

Centre Plans to Inoculate 80% Children Aged 12-18, Covaxin Likely to Lead Drive: Report

An eye each of three children infected with Mucormycosis or Black Fungus had to be removed in Mumbai as the disease spread to an extent that it became a risk to their lives. Doctors said Black Fungus cases in children are a worrying sign and the infection primarily targets COVID-19 recovered patients with comorbidities like … Read more

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