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COVID-19 Infections Rise, Delta Variant Spreads To 132 Countries: WHO
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COVID-19 Infections Rise, Delta Variant Spreads To 132 Countries: WHO

According to WHO’s data, this rise was followed by Brazil – 324,334 new cases; Indonesia – 289,029 new cases; the United Kingdom – 282,920 new cases; and India – 265,836 new cases ...
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COVID-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India: Study
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COVID-19 Lockdown Negatively Impacted Women’s Nutrition In India: Study

The study was conducted in four economically backward districts of Uttar Pradesh’s Maharajganj, Bihar’s Munger, and Odisha’s Kandhamal and Kalahandi indicate a decline in household food expenditures and women’s dietary diversity in May 2020 ...
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Explained: What Is A Breakthrough Infection And How To Prevent Catching COVID-19 After Getting Fully Vaccinated
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Explained: What Is A Breakthrough Infection And How To Prevent Catching COVID-19 After Getting Fully Vaccinated

Even after getting vaccinated for COVID-19, one should still wear a mask in public, maintain social distance and wash hands frequently to reduce the chances of catching the coronavirus and passing it to others, say experts ...
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No Extra Blood Clot Risk After Second Dose Of AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine: Study
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No Extra Blood Clot Risk After Second Dose Of AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine: Study

The research, published in The Lancet shows that the rates of the very rare clotting disorder, thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), following a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine of AstraZeneca are comparable to those among unvaccinated population ...
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Understanding The Pace Of India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive
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Understanding The Pace Of India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

36.35 per cent of the total population of over 121 crore people has received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine as of July 27 ...
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Impact Of COVID-19 On The Mental Health Of Children And How Parents Can Help Them
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Impact Of COVID-19 On The Mental Health Of Children And How Parents Can Help Them

More children are showing signs of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions, say experts ...
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Will Third Wave Be Severe? When Can Children Get COVID-19 Vaccine? AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria Tells NDTV
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Will Third Wave Be Severe? When Can Children Get COVID-19 Vaccine? AIIMS Chief Dr Randeep Guleria Tells NDTV

Dr Randeep Guleria said that the vaccines are working against hospitalisation and deaths due to COVID-19 and this has been seen in the UK where infections have gone up but the deaths and hospitalisation haven’t gone up ...
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INSACOG Sequenced Over 57,000 SARS-Cov-2 Genomes Since December: Government
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INSACOG Sequenced Over 57,000 SARS-Cov-2 Genomes Since December: Government

Indian SARS CoV2 Genomic Consortium (INSACOG) was established by the government in December 2020 and is a consortium of 28 laboratories for whole genome sequencing and surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 variants ...
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Made In India Sputnik V To Be Available During September- October: Dr Reddy’s
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Made In India Sputnik V To Be Available During September- October: Dr Reddy’s

According to an official at Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, due to the sudden spike of COVID-19 cases in Russia, the arrival of Sputnik V doses are getting delayed and the situation may ease by August end ...
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COVIHOME: IIT Hyderabad Develops Country's 1st Rapid Electronic Covid RNA Test Kit
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COVIHOME: IIT Hyderabad Develops Country’s First Rapid Electronic Covid RNA Test Kit

According to an expert from the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, the new kit has been validated by the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) and can be used to check for COVID-19 trace at the comfort of home with no harm, in about 20 minutes ...
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Covid Vaccines For Children: Options For India
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Covid Vaccines For Children: Experts Speak On The Options Available For India

As India continues its fight against coronavirus, NDTV speaks with experts to know about options the country have to roll out COVID vaccine for children ...
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Even when measurable antibody levels are low, there is likely to be continuing immune memory that could offer long-term protection against COVID-19: Study
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Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Antibody Levels May Decline After 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

The UCL Virus Watch study found that antibody levels are substantially higher following two doses of the Pfizer vaccine than after two shots of the AstraZeneca preventive, known as Covishield in India ...
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