Tag: Covid 19

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Smartphone app accurately detects Covid infection in people's voices

The app is more accurate than several antigen tests and is cheap, quick and easy to use, which means it can be used in low-income countries where PCR tests are expensive and/or difficult to distribute.

  • Monday, 05 September 2022
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India logs 7,946 new Covid cases, 37 deaths

In the last 24 hours, India logged 7,946 new Covid-19 cases and 37 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

  • Thursday, 01 September 2022
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China shuts down world's largest electronic market after COVID spike

Merchants in the Huaqiangbei district, home to the world's largest electronics market, received an official notice that the market will be closed till Thursday to contain the COVID spread.

  • Monday, 29 August 2022
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India reports 7,591 new Covid cases, 45 deaths

India reported 7,591 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, against the previous day's 9,436 count, as per the Union Health Ministry data on Monday.

  • Monday, 29 August 2022
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India reports 9,520 new Covid cases, 41 deaths

The overall nationwide death toll now stands at 5,27,597.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
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Italian man tests positive for monkeypox, Covid, HIV all at once: Report

In the first such case, a 36-year-old man in Italy has simultaneously tested positive for monkeypox, Covid-19 and HIV, media reports said.

  • Thursday, 25 August 2022
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India coach Rahul Dravid tests positive for Covid-19

Days before India's opening campaign in the Asia Cup T20 tournament in the UAE, the team has suffered a big blow with a report saying that head coach Rahul Dravid has tested positive for Covid-19.

  • Tuesday, 23 August 2022
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India logs 9,531 fresh Covid cases, 36 deaths in 24 hrs

India on Monday saw a decline in fresh Covid cases with 9,531 infections recorded in the past 24 hours against the previous day's 11,539 count, said the Union Health Ministry.

  • Monday, 22 August 2022
58 pc teachers believe children missed on social skills during Covid, get distracted easily: Survey
Covid raises brain disorder, epilepsy risks in kids months later

Not just adults, children who suffered from Covid-19 are also at an increased risk of cognitive deficit, insomnia, ischaemic stroke, nerve/psychotic disorders and epilepsy or seizures even months after they were infected, a large-scale observational study of over 1.25 million patient health records has revealed.

  • Sunday, 21 August 2022
Fishes undergo Covid-19 test in China
Watch video: Even fishes and crabs undergo Covid-19 test in China

A user commented, “What’s next? Build quarantine facilities for those fish tested positive.”

  • Friday, 19 August 2022
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India logs 12,608 new Covid cases, 72 deaths

The active caseload is 1,01,343, accounting for 0.23 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
US first lady tests positive for Covid-19
US first lady tests positive for Covid-19

Jill Biden, 71, began to develop cold-like symptoms on Monday evening and a PCR test came back positive

  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
India logs 15,815 new Covid cases, 68 deaths
India logs 15,815 new Covid cases, 68 deaths

With the new fatalities, the nationwide death toll now stands at 5,26,996.

  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
Antibodies from monkeys show promise against Covid variants
Antibodies from monkeys show promise against Covid variants

The team from Scripps Research Institute in California identified the antibodies, from rhesus macaque monkeys, that are effective against many different SARS-CoV-2 variants, as well as other SARS viruses like SARS-CoV-1, the highly lethal virus that caused an outbreak in 2003.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
India reports 18,738 new Covid cases, 40 deaths
India reports 18,738 new Covid cases, 40 deaths

In the same period, the country reported 40 more Covid deaths, taking the nationwide death toll to 5,26,689.

  • Sunday, 07 August 2022
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