"We found that individuals showed very different immune responses from each other following Covid-19, with some people from both the symptomatic and asymptomatic groups showing no evidence of immune memory six months after infection or even sooner."
The new cases in the 41-60 years age group were 68 per cent of the combined cases in the age group during both waves. The deaths from this age group have been around 52-55 per cent of total fatalities in the second wave
"We need to continuously strengthen our efforts to test, trace and isolate. Societal interventions such as physical distancing, hand hygiene and proper wearing of masks need to be stringently implemented."
People who got Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine showed "substantially higher" levels of antibodies compared to those who received China's Sinovac shots, according to a new study.
Odisha Government on Sunday announced a new scheme--‘Ashirbad’ under which children, who lost their parents to Covid-19 in the State, will be provided a financial assistance on a monthly basis
Amid shortage of Covid jabs in many states, the Centre on Sunday announced that more than 3.06 crore vaccine doses are still available with the states and the Union Territories (UTs) to be administered, and over 24 lakh will be provided to them within three days.
The State government has also asked District officials to plan for both online and on-site sessions based on feasibility. At the same time, the beneficiaries already due for 2nd dose shall be mobilized to ensure timely vaccination.
India recorded less than 60,000 new coronavirus infections after 81 days taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,98,81,965, while the active cases further reduced to 7,29,243, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.
The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 178 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.85 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Fadi a house where kendu leaves are collected, stored and Processing, Binding and Bagging (PBB) activities are done.
Odisha now has 38,727 active cases, while 8,35,132 people have recovered from the disease so far.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated a 200-bed COVID-19 hospital set up by aluminium major Vedanta Resources in Kalahandi district.
Amid despair and gloom due to Covid-19 related mortalities in the second wave of the pandemic, a 100-year-old woman in Odisha’s Nayagarh district rekindled hopes in many by emerging victorious over the disease.
India was hit by a brutal second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in April and May, claiming a large number of lives and forcing almost all states and UTs to imposed lockdown or other curbs.
As per experts, a vaccine will be considered a marathoner protector if it is able to produce good spike protein antibodies. A spike protein antibody test can confirm whether claims made by Covisheild and Covaxin are true
Following the declaration by PM Narendra Modi to supply vaccines free of cost to all the states, the State has plans to vaccinate over 2 crore people in the next 45-days
Close to 2 lakh registered health care workers (HCWs) and Frontline Workers (FLWs) in Odisha have not taken vaccine shots against Covid-19.
AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria reiterated that till now, there is no evidence to suggest that children will be affected more in the next wave of COVID-19.
There are chances of Covid-19 infection among people even after taking both doses of vaccines, said a top health official in Odisha on Saturday.
The software called 'Covid Severity Score' (CSS) consists of an algorithm that measures a set of parameters. It scores each against a pre-set dynamic algorithm multiple times for each patient and allocates a Covid Severity Score (CSS) mapping it in a graphical trend.
The Centre on Saturday said that the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved DBT-BIRAC supported product 'SENSIT Rapid Covid-19 Ag kit' exhibits sensitivity and specificity of 86 per cent and 100 per cent, respectively and has a shelf life of 24 months
An analysis of brain scans from people once infected with Covid-19 suggest a consistent pattern in loss of grey matter over time, say researchers.
A 32-year-old woman allegedly died after she was administered Covid-19 jab in Odisha.
India has recorded 60,753 new cases of Covid and 1,647 fatalities in the last 24 hours, according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Saturday.
With this, the cumulative positive tally touched 8,73,925 while death toll rise to 3,550 on Saturday.