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Covid immunity strengthens over time in vaccinated people: Study
Covid immunity strengthens over time in vaccinated people: Study

The researchers measured the immune response in 96 generally healthy employees and found that it was uniformly stronger the longer the time period between vaccination and infection. The longest interval measured was 404 days.

  • Friday, 27 January 2023
India COVID Cases
Covid fourth wave scare: Odisha 5th in active case tally in India

Even though, Odisha is registering one or two Covid infections daily, in terms of active case tally in the country, the State ranks fifth. The current active case tally in Odisha is in double digits at 86.

  • Wednesday, 04 January 2023
PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi to review Covid related situation in country at high-level meeting

The meeting comes a day after Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya reviewed the situation and asked people to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour, including wearing masks in crowded places, and getting vaccinated.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
Covid Explosion Again?
India On Alert As Covid Explodes In China, US

Covid 19 bomb ticking in China. China’s Corona cases, fatalities surge. China has lifted Zero Covid policy. China's total Covid deaths at 5,241. Omicron driving cases in China. New Covid death criteria on China.

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  • Wednesday, 21 December 2022
Gear up genome sequencing of positive cases to track Covid variants: Centre to states
Gear up genome sequencing of positive cases to track Covid variants: Centre to states

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, in the letter, has said that such an exercise will enable timely detection of newer variants, if any, circulating in the country and will facilitate undertaking of requisite public health measures for the same.

  • Tuesday, 20 December 2022
Odisha repeals all Covid restrictions as cases decline; read details
Odisha repeals all Covid restrictions as cases decline; read details

The announcement came amid a declining number of coronavirus cases in the state.

  • Saturday, 19 November 2022
New highly infectious, transmissible Covid variants BF.7 and BA.5.1.7 detected in China
New highly infectious, transmissible Covid variants BF.7 and BA.5.1.7 detected in China

BF.7 (also known as BA.2.75.2) is a sub-lineage of the Covid Omicron variant BA.5.2.1.

  • Tuesday, 11 October 2022
India reports 3,947 new Covid cases, 18 deaths
India reports 3,947 new Covid cases, 18 deaths

As of Friday morning, India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 218.17 crore.

  • Friday, 30 September 2022
Despite Covid pandemic and inflation, India's Rs 1,000 Cr rich club grew: Survey
Despite Covid pandemic and inflation, India's Rs 1,000 Cr rich club grew: Survey

The youngest on the list is Kaivalya Vohra aged 19, who founded Zepto which shows the impact of the startup revolution.

  • Wednesday, 21 September 2022
India logs 6,093 fresh Covid cases, 31 deaths
India logs 6,093 fresh Covid cases, 31 deaths

Recovery of 6,768 patients in the last 24 hours took the cumulative tally to 4,39,06,972.

  • Friday, 09 September 2022
Health & Family Welfare Minister
Free Covid jabs to end Sept 30, 75% yet to take precaution jabs in Odisha

According to government data, at least 23.32 lakh people have not taken their second dose while around 2.40 crore people are yet to take the booster jabs.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
COVID
India logs more than 7,000 new COVID infections, 25 deaths

With 7,219 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 4,44,49,726, while the active cases declined to 56,745, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Saturday.

  • Saturday, 03 September 2022
58 pc teachers believe children missed on social skills during Covid, get distracted easily: Survey
58 pc teachers believe children missed on social skills during Covid, get distracted easily: Survey

Forty-seven per cent of the parents were of the view that there is an increased interaction between them and teachers in schools as well as over phone calls, it said.

  • Tuesday, 09 August 2022
Coronavirus
Worrisome! After-effects of Covid-19 may last for years, say doctors

According to doctors involved in treating Covid patients, even after the infection recedes, it is not clear that the after-effects have vanished from the human body completely.

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2022
Peru faces community transmission of monkeypox: Top health official
Sigh of Relief! Monkeypox may not spread as fast as Covid: US expert

Taking to Twitter, Faheem said: "Monkeypox requires close skin contact with lesions, fluid. Soiled surfaces and beddings are also a risk. (But) rarely respiratory droplets can transmit."

  • Tuesday, 26 July 2022
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