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US supplies of vaccine components to India to enable manufacturing of two crore doses of Covishield

May 06, 2021 9:03 am

The United States also sent a separate shipment of over 81,000 vials of Remdesivir injections that was delivered in Mumbai.

Pune Covid outbreak: One-fifth of deaths, one-third of new infections makes April worst month for city

May 02, 2021 9:40 am

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) registered 1,50,175 patients in the month of April this year which is 35.80 per cent, more than one-third, of the total infected so far. Fortunately, most of those infected did not require hospitalisation and were cured in home isolation.

Covid-19: Study finds mother-to-baby infection rate low, indirect risk exists

April 24, 2021 3:59 pm

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre, Brigham, Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and the General Hospital of Massachusetts have shown that "our study is the first to examine the risk factors for SARS-CoV-2 mother to birth."

How does a respiratory disease lead to neurological and psychiatric effects?

April 22, 2021 12:14 pm

Neurocognitive testing, psychiatric evaluation, and diagnostic imaging even after recovery should be continued, for at least six months, a doctor has suggested

A doctor explains: Why some are testing negative despite showing COVID-19 symptoms

April 22, 2021 2:27 pm

About 30 per cent of RT-PCR swab tests are false negative results, say experts

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan dies

April 22, 2021 11:57 am

The 96-year-old scholar, who was honoured with the Padma Bhushan in 2000, was awarded the Padma Vibhushan this year.

Punjab and Haryana high court nod to implead Punjab, UT in plea on worsening Covid situation

April 21, 2021 10:18 am

On Tuesday, a status report by way of affidavit of Pankaj Yadav, Secretary, Home Department, Haryana, was taken on record by the division bench of Justice Rajan Gupta and Justice Karamjit Singh, which has been hearing the matter.

Advisory for Covid-positive kids: Here are some home guidelines

April 23, 2021 1:56 pm

Keep the child in a well-ventilated room with an attached toilet.

India makes it to UK's 'red list' for COVID-19 travel; find out what it means

April 20, 2021 3:54 pm

Red list is essentially a travel-ban list. It discourages travel to and from certain countries where cases have been on the rise

In Valsad, businessmen, traders to go on 10-day voluntary lockdown

April 20, 2021 9:53 am

The district added 71 new cases Monday, which took the total number of cases to 2,101. It has also reported six deaths due to the infection on the day.


Bengal resorts to panic buying ahead of lockdown in containment zones

July 09, 2020 10:15 pm

People resorted to panic buying in several markets of West Bengal on Thursday disregarding social distancing norms, ahead of the imposition of a total lockdown in the containment zones in the state.

Life is getting back on track for Bengal

June 30, 2020 6:45 pm

Bengal recorded the highest single-day spike of 624 fresh Covid cases on Monday, taking the state's tally to 17,907, while 14 more people succumbed to the disease raising the death toll to 653.

Visuals from Day 29 of India's lockdown

April 22, 2020 6:53 pm

As per the latest updates from the Health Ministry, the number of cases has crossed the 20,000 mark while the death toll increased to 652.

Most of India under lockdown as coronavirus cases cross 400

March 23, 2020 6:36 pm

Violators could either face a fine of Rs 1,000 or a jail term of six months if they do not abide by the lockdown orders, the government said.

India races to contain coronavirus outbreak

March 19, 2020 10:38 pm

In an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Central government has ordered no scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall be allowed to land in India from March 22 for one week.

Prominent personalities diagnosed with coronavirus

March 30, 2020 2:09 pm

Public figures who have tested positive for coronavirus.

How India is disinfecting trains, metro and buses to stop coronavirus from spreading

March 16, 2020 7:33 pm

While the Delhi government announced a ban on all gatherings of over 50 people, Odisha ordered all malls in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar to remain closed till March 31 after the detection of first positive case.

As coronavirus outbreak spreads, Delhi and Mumbai airports wear deserted look

March 15, 2020 4:21 pm

Advising Indian nationals to avoid non-essential travel, the health ministry said “international traffic through land borders will be restricted to designated check posts with robust screening facilities”.

How Bollywood is protecting itself from coronavirus

March 13, 2020 5:00 pm

With the fast emerging pandemic of coronavirus or COVID-19 and people racing against time to protect themselves, Bollywood too is taking strong steps. From Kriti Sanon to Parineeti Chopra, Soha Ali Khan and more, check out all those who were spotted wearing masks.

From Iraq to Rome: Cities deserted and airports empty amid coronavirus outbreak

March 11, 2020 8:44 pm

The global death toll from the novel coronavirus topped 4,000 and over 1 lakh infections have been reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, warning that the threat of a pandemic was “very real”.