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COVID-19 News Updates

US FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech vax for kids aged 5-11
US FDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech vax for kids aged 5-11

In that study, the vaccine was 90.7 per cent effective in preventing Covid, according to the FDA.

India COVID Cases
Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Increase To 1,61,555

India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.

Global Covid-19 Caseload
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 246 Million

The current global caseload, death toll and the total number of vaccine doses administered stood at 246,004,319, 4,988,624 and 6,947,883,074, respectively

Fully Vaccinated? You Can Still Spread Virus At Home
Fully Vaccinated? You Can Still Spread Virus At Home

While Covid vaccines do prevent serious Covid illness and deaths, they are less effective at spreading infections, particularly since the emergence of the more infectious Delta variant.

COVID Risk From Crackers
Diwali Firecrackers May Lead To Rise In Covid Cases: Odisha Top Health Official

Diwali Firecrackers May Lead To Rise In Covid Cases: Odisha Top Health Official

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Novel Drug Treatment For COVID19 Identified
Novel Drug Treatment For COVID19 Identified

The researchers from the University of Kent in the UK and Goethe-University in Germany found that the drug benfooxythiamine, an inhibitor of this metabolic pathway, suppressed reproduction of SARS-CoV-2, and infected cells did not produce coronaviruses.

Firecrackers During Diwali May Push Up Covid-19 Cases: Top Odisha Health Official
Firecrackers During Diwali May Push Up Covid-19 Cases: Top Odisha Health Official

CBK Mohanty, Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) said though we have a tradition of bursting crackers during Diwali it will lead to air pollution and helps in the growth of coronavirus infections.

Odisha COVID-19 Cases
Odisha Logs 365 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 3 New Fatalities

The state has so far fully inoculated 1,12,34,317 people by administering double doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

India COVID19
Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Increase To 1,61,334

An increase of 345 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

Global Covid Cases
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 245.4 Million, Deaths Exceed 4.97 Million

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,231,809 cases.

Govt Extends Nationwide Containment Measures Till Nov 30
Govt Extends Nationwide Containment Measures Till Nov 30

The home secretary said states and union territories, on a regular basis, should closely monitor case positivity, hospital, ICU beds occupancy of every district falling under their jurisdiction.

Odisha Logs 412 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 Fatalities
Odisha Logs 412 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 Fatalities

Odisha currently has 4,747 active cases, while as many as 10,27,108 patients, including 334 on Wednesday, have recovered from the highly infectious disease.

India COVID19 Cases
India Reports 16,156 Covid Cases, 733 Deaths

The active caseload stands at 1,60,989, lowest in 243 days.

Global COVID19 Updates
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 244.9 Million, Deaths Exceed 4.97 Million

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 45,703,865 and 741,231, according to the CSSE.

$32.1 Billion Fund To Help Women, Newborns Hit By Covid Pandemic
$32.1 Billion Fund To Help Women, Newborns Hit By Covid Pandemic

The campaign coordinated by The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), based on a global Call to Action to protect women, children and adolescents.

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