News18 Daybreak | As Covid Shrouds Southern India, Bengaluru Emerges as The Epicentre, CCMB Debunks Reports Claiming New AP Strain ’15 Times More Virulent’

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As Covid-19 Shrouds Southern India Yet Again, Bengaluru Emerges as The Epicentre As the Covid-19 tsunami hurtles across India, ravaging lives and livelihoods and everything else that comes in its wake, its aftershocks are being felt down south too. Three states – Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu – are reporting fresh spikes in infections often … Read more

CCMB Debunks Reports Claiming New Andhra Pradesh Strain ’15 Times More Virulent’

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Refuting reports claiming of a unique Covid-19 strain found in Andhra Pradesh, the Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) on Wednesday said the prevalence of ‘N440K variant’, particularly detected in Visakhapatnam, is less than 5 per cent and likely to disappear soon. Speaking exclusively to ThePrint, CCMB Director, Rakesh Mishra said that the … Read more

IPL 2021 Suspended, AP Strain 15 Times More Virulent, Medical Infra of 31 States Ramped Up and Other Stories

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IPL 2021 Suspended Live Updates: Will do Everything in Our Powers to Arrange Safe Passage of all Participants – BCCI With four cricketers testing positive for coronavirus, the entire season of the ongoing IPL 2021 has been suspended indefinitely. BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla confirmed the news on Tuesday moments after Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals … Read more

How Bad is Covid-19 Situation in India? A Grim Snapshot of The Deadlier, More Virulent Second Surge

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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhanon Saturday chaired a high-level review meeting with the health ministers of 11 states and UTs to review measures being taken for the prevention, containment and management of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, West Bengal, Delhi, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh … Read more

As Cases Rise 4 Times Since Feb 15, Second Covid-19 Wave in Maharashtra Milder, More Virulent Like in Europe

As Cases Rise 4 Times Since Feb 15, Second Covid-19 Wave in Maharashtra Milder, More Virulent Like in Europe

The second wave of spike in Covid-19 cases in Maharashtra is “milder but more transmissible”, said epidemiological experts. By the end of February, the Covid-19 wards at a hospital in Maharashtra’s Chembur was full, reported The Times of India. The downscaling plans drawn up in BMC’s jumbo facilities in February first week were discarded as … Read more

Like Europe’s, Maha’s 2nd wave milder, more virulent | India News – Times of India

Like Europe’s, Maha’s 2nd wave milder, more virulent | India News - Times of India

MUMBAI: In the first week of February, Dr Prince Surana was planning to reduce the number of Covid beds in his Chembur hospital from 60 to half. “But by the last week of February, our Covid ward was full. Our nine ventilators were occupied as well,” he said. In BMC’s jumbo facilities too, the downscaling … Read more

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