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Unemployment rates in the UK shoot up as fresh COVID restrictions shut businesses

The figures however don't show the full impact of COVID-19 restrictions on employment because some 1.9 million workers remain on furlough

Published on 23rd February 2021
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India reports 10,584 new COVID-19 cases, 78 deaths

However, the number spiked possibly owing to "mutations and new strains" as has been studied by the laboratories involved in Covid detection across the country

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Scotland study finds that vaccines substantially reduce COVID-19 hospitalisations

A research led by the Public Health Scotland (PHS) found at four weeks after the first dose, hospital admissions were reduced by 85 per cent for the Pfizer/BioNtech and 94 per cent Oxford/AstraZeneca

Published on 23rd February 2021
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India's COVID-19 cases resurge: Over 14,000 cases in 24 hours

On February 9, India had reported 9,110 new cases, the lowest this year so far. Last year, the lowest 9,633 cases were recorded on June 3

Published on 22nd February 2021
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Pfizer vaccine 75% effective after the first shot is administered: Israeli study

The data, published in the peer-reviewed Lancet medical journal, centred on a study of around 9,000 Sheba healthcare workers, around 7,000 of which received their first dose in January

Published on 19th February 2021
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UK study shows COVID-19 infections 'fallen significantly' in England

The coronavirus has claimed 119,159 lives in the UK, along with over 4 million confirmed cases, according to the the Johns Hopkins University

Published on 19th February 2021
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UK study shows COVID-19 infections 'fallen significantly' in England 

The R number, or the rate at which the infection spreads, remains below one at around 0.72 and regional prevalence fell in all areas and across almost all age groups compared to the last report

Published on 18th February 2021
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Oxford University testing vaccine in children 

The trial announced Saturday seeks to recruit 300 volunteers between the ages of 6 and 17, with up to 240 receiving the COVID-19 vaccine and the remainder a control meningitis vaccine

Published on 13th February 2021
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India's COVID-19 active caseload dips to 1.41 lakh, recovery rate at 97.27 pc

India's cumulative recoveries stand at 1,05,61,608 today and the recovery rate is at 97.27 per cent. As on February 10, 2021, more than 66 lakh (66,11,561) beneficiaries have received vaccination

Published on 10th February 2021
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All you need to know about vaccine passports and how it may benefit travellers

Talks about issuing vaccine passports have been doing the rounds in several countries in order to ease restrictions for international travellers

Published on 9th February 2021
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Odisha nursing students demand reopening of college and hostel as many lack internet access

The students argued that online classes were not effective as 50 per cent of the 300 BSc nursing students belong to rural areas where there is poor or no internet connectivity

Published on 9th February 2021
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Nitish Kumar launches project which aims to make Patna Medical College Hospital world class

He said the government will also be working towards making the new and improved PMCH more accessible than it is now, situated along the crowded Ashok Rajpath street which is prone to traffic snarls

Published on 8th February 2021
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India emerged as pharmacy hub during COVID-19: Modi

The attention shifted towards Indian medicines when the whole world was struggling to find the effective vaccine for the pandemic

Published on 8th February 2021
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Schools urgently need guidelines on improving ventilation in classrooms, say doctors at Imperial College London

Few school buildings have HEPA filtration but a potential practical option for schools would, according to the authors, be the use of portable HEPA filtration units

Published on 6th February 2021
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India registers record of 20 crore total COVID-19 tests till date

Progressive countrywide expansion in testing infrastructure has played a crucial role in the steep rise of testing numbers, an official statement by the ministry said

Published on 6th February 2021

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