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Six States And Union Territories Contributed To 60.72 Per Cent Of 44,489 Fresh COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry
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Six States And Union Territories Contributed To 60.72 Per Cent Of 44,489 Fresh COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry

The COVI-19 case fatality rates of Punjab (3.16 per cent), Maharashtra (2.60 per cent), West Bengal (1.75 per cent) and Delhi (1.60 per cent) are higher than the national average of 1.46 per cent, as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfares ...
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COVID-19: We Need More Safety And Efficacy Data, Said WHO's Soumya Swaminathan On Vaccine Trial Results
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COVID-19: We Need More Safety And Efficacy Data, Said WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan On Vaccine Trial Results

In a conversation with NDTV, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at WHO said that while vaccine candidates showing efficacy results in the range of 90 per cent is encouraging, these are based on the interim studies and there is a need to explore much more data ...
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As The Prospects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Get Closer To Reality, Is India Equipped To Import, Distribute, Administer Millions Of Doses?
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As The Prospects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Get Closer To Reality, Is India Equipped To Import, Distribute, Administer Millions Of Doses?

With vaccines in the advance stages of development showing encouraging results raising hopes of billions of people as a way back to normalcy, the question arises, is India ready with the required logistics to immunise its citizens ...
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COVID Guidelines: MHA Allows Local Restrictions Like Night Curfew; Prior Consultation With Centre Needed For Any Lockdown Outside Containment Zones
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COVID Guidelines: MHA Allows Local Restrictions Like Night Curfew; Prior Consultation With Centre Needed For Any Lockdown Outside Containment Zones

According to Ministry of Home Affari's new guidelines, states and UTs are mandated to strictly enforce containment measures, orders on various activities and COVID-appropriate behavior, exercise caution and regulate crowds ...
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Mutations Not Making Novel Coronavirus Spread Rapidly: Study
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Mutations Not Making Novel Coronavirus Spread Rapidly: Study

According to experts, viruses are known to mutate all the time and some such as flu viruses change more frequently than others ...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Stopped If At Least 70 Per Cent Public Wore Face Masks Consistently: Study
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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Stopped If At Least 70 Per Cent Public Wore Face Masks Consistently: Study

If at least 70 per cent of the people use a highly efficacious face mask, such as surgical masks, it could lead to the eradication of the pandemic, say experts ...
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Delhi COVID Hospitals Get 1,300 ICU Beds, 2,000 Normal Ones In Two Weeks; CM Monitoring Situation
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Delhi COVID Hospitals Get 1,300 ICU Beds, 2,000 Normal Ones In Two Weeks; CM Monitoring Situation

According to an official of the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been monitoring the situation of COVID-19 in the capital and all efforts are being made to bring down the mortality rate ...
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COVID-19 Virus Survives On Surfaces Within Thin Films: IIT Bombay Study
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COVID-19 Virus Survives On Surfaces Within Thin Films: IIT Bombay Study

According to a new study, a longer survival time of the coronavirus corresponds to increased chances of being infected ...
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Chief Ministers Inform PM Modi About Preparations Being Taken By Their States To Tackle Surge Of COVID-19 Cases
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Chief Ministers Inform PM Modi About Preparations Being Taken By Their States To Tackle Surge Of COVID-19 Cases

States share the containment strategies for growing COVID-19 cases and plans for vaccine distribution ...
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Government Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine At Rs. 250; 100 Million Doses By January, Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla On Oxford Vaccine
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Government Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine At Rs.250; 100 Million Doses By January, Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla On Oxford Vaccine

In U.K., the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine proved to be 90 per cent efficacious if administered at a half dose and then at a full dose ...
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Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Punjab Government Orders Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Not Wearing Masks
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Amid Rising COVID-19 Cases, Punjab Government Orders Night Curfew From December 1, Doubles Fine For Not Wearing Masks

The night curfew in Punjab imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 will also restrict opening timings of all hotels, restaurants and marriage palaces till 9.30 pm ...
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Will Have To Wait For Final Words In A Scientific Journal: CSIR Chief On Oxford’s COVID-19 Vaccine’s Efficacy
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Will Have To Wait For Final Words In A Scientific Journal: CSIR Chief On Oxford’s COVID-19 Vaccine’s Efficacy

Oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine that will be called Covishield in India has produced 90 per cent immune response in one type of the dosage regimen ...
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