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More than 1.37 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered: Government

While the countrywide inoculation drive was rolled out on January 16, vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2

Published on 27th February 2021
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Kerala dental student dies from COVID after receiving vaccine jab, hospital denied proper treatment, allege classmates

The students are now protesting in the college's premises, not against the vaccine, but the medical college, alleging that Mitha was denied fair treatment

Published on 26th February 2021
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New COVID-19 strains detected in India, UK strain highly transmissible, says PGIMER director

The total number of COVID-19 cases in India stands at 1,10,30,176 and the active cases tally is 1,46,907

Published on 24th February 2021
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US researchers develop two new rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tests to detect new variants, differentiate from other illnesses

The first test is a rapid diagnostic test that can differentiate between COVID-19 variants and can be performed without specialised expertise or equipment, the researchers said

Published on 24th 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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What the FAQ: What are the new COVID-19 variants, are the symptoms different?

India's total tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 1.10 crore with 14,199 new infections being reported in a day, the Union Health Ministry data stated on Monday

Published on 22nd 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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IIT Roorkee inaugurates Centre for Drone Research to study various aspects of drone technology

The initiative has secured a seed funding of Rs 100.38 lakhs from alumni of the 1994 batch on the occasion of their silver jubilee reunion

Published on 19th February 2021
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European Union launches bio-defence preparedness plan against COVID-19

A new project called "HERA Incubator" will gather researchers, biotech companies, manufacturers and public authorities in the EU and globally to detect new Coronavirus variants

Published on 18th February 2021
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Muddled promises on reopening of schools amid the Coronavirus pandemic pose political problem for US Prez Joe Biden

eachers' unions have said they support reopening schools once officials are able to make the buildings safer, but they need the $130 billion included in Biden's proposed American Rescue Plan

Published on 18th February 2021
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Russian scientists probe prehistoric viruses by analysing remains of animals from permafrost

The Siberia-based lab said in a statement that the aim of the project was to identify paleoviruses and conduct advanced research into virus evolution

Published on 18th February 2021
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Britain to be world's first country to run a COVID-19 human challenge study, help scientists understand virus transmission

It will help scientists understand how the immune system reacts to the novel coronavirus, and identify factors that influence how the virus is transmitted

Published on 18th February 2021
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Nursery admissions in Delhi schools to begin from Feb 18, to close on March 4

The Delhi government officials had in December said that a proposal to scrap nursery admissions is being considered as the schools have been closed for nine months due to COVID-19

Published on 17th February 2021

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