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From muscle pains to diarrhoea: NHS lists new Covid symptoms in the UK; here's what doctors say

April 05, 2022 5:30 pm

"Sore throat is one of the most common features of any viral infection. Muscle pain can be associated with fever of any origin," said a doctor

Transmission of COVID-19 infection from mother to baby rare: BMJ study

March 22, 2022 6:13 pm

The team led by researchers at the University of Birmingham in the UK also found that vaginal births and breast feeding do not increase the likelihood of babies testing positive for SARS-CoV-2 when their mothers have the infection.

UK ends COVID-19 international travel restrictions

March 18, 2022 5:18 pm

The government has said that it will keep a range of “contingency measures in reserve”, which would enable “swift and proportionate” action to delay any future harmful variants of Covid-19 entering the country.

When a disease becomes 'endemic', it may still cause suffering and death: WHO

March 15, 2022 10:20 am

Speaking to reporters, Dr Mike Ryan, executive director of the World Health Organization's Health Emergencies Programme, said “I think we need to be careful here in terms of the word 'endemic'."

New coronavirus variant causes worry across the globe—key developments

November 27, 2021 12:06 am

The news of the variant, which was first detected by scientists in South Africa, has already unnerved the global stock markets amid fears of what new travel bans would do to already shaky economies across the world.

Pune news highlights: Kiran Gosavi, an 'independent witness' in Aryan Khan case, nabbed by Pune police

October 29, 2021 8:29 am

Pune News Live Updates: Kiran Gosavi was also connected to a cheating case lodged in 2018.

India may need a third dose of vaccine next year: Prof G Padmanaban

October 14, 2021 9:04 am

"The more important vaccine is wearing the mask. There is a 100% guarantee that if you wear the mask, you will be protected. Wearing a two-layered mask guarantees 70% of protection from the virus. Therefore, awareness plays a key role in protecting people,” Prof G Padmanaban said.

82% in 18+ age group have antibodies, finds Kerala sero survey

October 12, 2021 7:30 am

The third phase of seroprevalence survey was held in September among six categories of population — those aged above 18, pregnant women, children between 5-17, the tribal community, residents of coastal areas and urban slum dwellers — to diagnose the rate of infection.

Positivity rate rises, Pune accounts for 21% of state’s new cases in last seven days

October 07, 2021 7:52 am

The weekly Covid positivity rate in Maharashtra was 2.07 per cent, lower than the 2.2 per cent of the week before, revealed the report.

Covid toes may be a side effect of immune system's response to the virus, study finds

October 06, 2021 7:41 pm

Covid toes were first linked to the coronavirus in December 2020


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”.