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The death toll has increased to 5,30,841 with four deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
Amid a spurt in the number of coronavirus cases in the city, Delhi government-run hospitals on March 26 carried out mock drills to assess their COVID-19 preparedness.
The daily positivity rate has been recorded at 3.19 percent and the weekly positivity rate at 1.39 per cent.
In the 60-minute documentary titled ‘The Vial – India’s Vaccine Story’, PM Modi said the need of the hour was to develop a vaccine and for that, decision-making “could not move at the speed of files”
Talking about the tough decision of imposing a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the virus, PM Modi, in History TV18's documentary ‘The Vial – India’s Vaccine Story’, said he was able to educate people that ‘Jaan hai toh jahaan hai’
History TV18’s 60-minute documentary, titled The Vial – India’s Vaccine Story, is the first to feature PM Narendra Modi where he speaks in detail about India’s victory over the Covid-19 pandemic
Marrying technology with a spirit to eliminate the virus from the country also led to ingenious solutions such as the use of drones to deliver vaccines
‘The Vial – India’s Vaccine Story’ revealed how residents of Malana, a village in Parvati Valley, claim they are the descendants of Alexander the Great and view outsiders --- including health workers --- with suspicion
Narrated by actor Manoj Bajpayee, the 60-minute documentary that aired at 8pm on Friday traces India’s journey from deciding to develop a vaccine on its own to becoming the world’s saviour by providing the jabs to several countries
On January 3, 2021 India gave green signal to world's largest vaccination drive against Covid-19 and launched the vaccine. History TV18’s brand new documentary titled ‘The Vial – India’s Vaccine Story’ gives an insight to the largest vaccination programme in the world.
"Currently the vaccines that we have in India are covering for what was originally the Wuhan strain. After that we had so many variants. And therefore if we have to have a new vaccine, it should provide cover for the circulating strains like we do for influenza," he said.
A new strategy holds the promise of developing an important tool to fight the world’s deadliest infectious disease while easing a reliance on wealthier nations
New variants will keep coming as the virus keeps on mutating over the time and the XBB 1.16 is sort of a "new kid on the block", Guleria said.
COVID-19: Kirron Kher urged people who came in contact with her to get themselves tested. India logged 699 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, while the active cases increased to 6,559.
The latest uptick in coronavirus infections comes amid the parallel outbreak of seasonal flu, driven by H3N2 influenza virus, which is making people sick across the country
According to the data updated at 8 am, the daily positivity was recorded at 2.08 per cent while the weekly positivity was pegged at 0.86 per cent. The infection tally stands at 4.46 crore (4,46,96,338).
A 68-year-old woman, who was admitted to Tata Main Hospital (TMH), Jamshedpur with symptoms of cold and fever on Thursday, tested positive for influenza virus H3N2 on Saturday, the official said.
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With 843 fresh infections, the country's caseload increased to 4.46 crore, the death toll rose to 5,30,799 with four fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The Huanan market in central Chinas Wuhan city was the epicentre of the pandemic. From its origin there, the SARS-CoV-2 virus rapidly spread to other locations in Wuhan in late 2019 and then to the rest of the world.
The five states, which have received the letters, include Kerala, Maharashtra, Telangana, Gujarat and Karnataka.
Three years and 7 million deaths later, the question of how the pandemic began is still a mystery.
Addressing his first press conference, Li said it took less than two months for China, a highly populous country, to achieve a smooth transition in COVID-19 response and resume normal economic and social order, which is indeed remarkable.
Disney park operator Oriental Land Co, East Japan Railway Co and cinema operator Toho Co are among the major companies allowing patrons to go maskless starting Monday, based on revised government guidance announced last month.
There are 69 so-called Biosafety Level 4, or BSL-4, facilities designed to study dangerous infectious pathogens in operation, under construction or planned worldwide, according to Global Biolabs, a tracking project run out of King’s College London and George Mason University in Virginia. About a decade ago, there were only 25.