coronavirus

PM's Meeting Today On Covid Amid Concerns Over New Strain Omicron

November 27, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting top officials to review the COVID-19 and vaccination situation in the country. Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba; PK Mishra, the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister; Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan; Dr VK Paul, the chief of the country's Covid task force, are at the meeting, ac | Read more|

China's New Covid Outbreak, Driven By Delta, May Worsen: Official

October 25, 2021
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China's new Covid-19 infections will increase in coming days and the areas affected by the epidemic may continue to expand, a health official said. The current outbreak in China is caused by the delta variant from overseas, Wu Liangyou, an official at the National Health Commission, said at a briefing in Beijing Sunday | Read more|

Coronavirus : India reports 37,154 new Covid-19 cases, 724 deaths

July 12, 2021
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coronavirus: India Sunday reported 37,154 new Covid-19 cases and 724 deaths in the last 24 hours, according to data from the Union Health Ministry. While Kerala reported 12,220 new cases, Maharashtra detected 8,535 infections. The country’s active caseload stands at 4,50,899. Active cases in Maharashtra have increase | Read more|

US FDA rejects EUA for Covaxin

June 11, 2021
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The US’ Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday rejected emergency use authorisation for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine, instead recommending that the vaccine manufacturer’s US partner apply for biologics licence application (BLA), PTI reported. BLA is a “full approval” mechanism by the FDA for drugs a | Read more|