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Herd Immunity By Natural Infection Very Difficult: AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria

Herd Immunity By Natural Infection Very Difficult: AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria
Coronavirus Outbreak News
Citing the latest sero survey according to which 20 to 25 per cent of the population has been infected with COVID-19, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said achieving herd immunity through natural infection is unlikely ...
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COVID-19 Mutation That May Weaken Effectiveness Of Vaccines Found In New York

COVID-19 Mutation That May Weaken Effectiveness Of Vaccines Found In New York
Coronavirus Outbreak News
Experts have highlighted that the New York variant of coronavirus is more worrisome than the one that is spreading rapidly in California ...
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Home Quarantine Norms Breach Among Reasons For COVID-19 Surge: Officials

Home Quarantine Norms Breach Among Reasons For COVID-19 Surge: Officials
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to state health department director Dr Archana Patil, COVID-19 norms had been relaxed in good faith, but people have failed the efforts taken earlier by carelessly moving out in public places without taking adequate precautions ...
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New COVID-19 Strains Not ‘More Infectious’, Need To Aggressively Monitor Situation: AIIMS Director

New COVID-19 Strains Not 'More Infectious', Need To Aggressively Monitor Situation: AIIMS
Coronavirus Outbreak News
"Currently we have vaccines with efficacy of 70 per cent , 80 per cent, 90 per cent so even if there is slight fall in efficacy they will still be effective in preventing the virus from further spreading," said Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director ...
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India At UN Security Council Calls On Countries To Fulfill Pre-2020 Climate Change Commitments

India At UNSC Calls On Countries To Fulfill Pre-2020 Climate Change Commitments
Air Pollution Environment News
According to Prakash Javadekar Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, the delivery on commitment by developed countries to mobilise USD 100 billion per year by 2020 in support of climate action in developing countries has been elusive ...
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Mutants Different From Variants, COVID Appropriate Behaviour Vital To Stop Spread: Scientists

Mutants Different From Variants, COVID Appropriate Behaviour Vital To Stop Spread: Scientists
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to Rakesh Mishra, CSIR-CCMB director, 7,684 mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 genome were documented from the data analysis of 6,017 genomes sequenced so far ...
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COVID-19 Outbreak: New Coronavirus Strains In The Country Could Be More Dangerous, Says Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS- Delhi

COVID-19 Outbreak: New Coronavirus Strains In The Country Could Be More Dangerous, Says Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS- Delhi
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria, the new strain of SARS-CoV-2 found in Maharashtra could be more transmissible than the existing version strain already floating in the country and could cause re-infections ...
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All Above 60 Years Of Age, 45-Plus With Comorbidities Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine From March 1

All Above 60 Years Of Age, 45-Plus With Comorbidities Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine From March 1
Coronavirus Vaccine News
The COVID-19 vaccine shots will be administered at 10,000 government-run centres (where it will be free of cost) and 20,000 private centres, for which charges will be confirmed in a few days ...
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States Have Started Implementing Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 For Kids, Pregnant Woman Not Immunised In Routine Drive

States Have Started Implementing Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0 For Kids, Pregnant Woman Not Immunised In Routine Drive
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According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the Intensified Mission Indradhanush aims to accelerate the full immunisation of children and pregnant women in the country ...
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Need To Be Very Careful: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot On COVID Situation

Need To Be Very Careful: Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot On COVID Situation
Coronavirus Outbreak News Rajasthan
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has asked the people of Rajasthan to get tested and isolated if there were any symptoms and said that even a bit of carelessness could cause trouble for everyone ...
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COVID Antibodies Are Transferred From Pregnant Women To Their Babies

COVID Antibodies Are Transferred From Pregnant Women To Their Babies
Coronavirus Outbreak News
According to a new study, pregnant women who generate protective antibodies after contracting the coronavirus often convey some of that natural immunity to their fetuses ...
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Urges Medical Community To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Urges Medical Community To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Coronavirus Outbreak News
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan reiterated that the nation is indebted and profoundly grateful to the medical fraternity that has relentlessly worked with unhindered commitment and consistency ...
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