Tag: Covid 19

Even mild Covid can ‘permanently damage’ semen quality in men: Study
Even mild Covid can ‘permanently damage’ semen quality in men: Study

According to Professor Rocio Nunez-Calonge, scientific advisor at UR International Group at the Scientific Reproduction Unit, in Spain, even after an average of 100 days following SARS-CoV-2 infection, there appeared to be no improvement in sperm quality and concentration, although new sperm would have been produced in that time.

  • Monday, 26 June 2023
Covid virus first infected 3 scientists at China's Wuhan lab: Report
Covid virus first infected 3 scientists at China's Wuhan lab: Report

"Patients zero" included Ben Hu, Ping Yu and Yan Zhu -- the scientists working on the controversial "gain-of-function" research on SARS-like viruses at the WIV, according to an investigation published on the Substack newsletter Public and Racket.

  • Thursday, 15 June 2023
Explained: Why some people are affected differently by Covid-19 infection
Explained: Why some people are affected differently by Covid-19 infection

The team from NYU Abu Dhabi investigated the association between microRNAs, a class of small RNA molecules that regulate genes, and Covid severity among 259 unvaccinated Covid patients living in Abu Dhabi.

  • Monday, 12 June 2023
Coronavirus
Know 12 key symptoms of long Covid after infection

With over 650 million people globally having been infected with SARS-CoV-2, long Covid represents a significant public health concern that affects quality of life, earnings, and health care costs.

  • Friday, 26 May 2023
'Even deadlier': WHO chief cautions world over next pandemic after coronavirus
'Even deadlier': WHO chief cautions world over next pandemic after coronavirus

Ghebreyesus also reminded the world that in the face of overlapping crises, "pandemics are far from the only threat we face".

  • Wednesday, 24 May 2023
Long COVID linked with self-perceived cognitive deficits: Study
Long COVID linked with self-perceived cognitive deficits: Study

Long COVID is described as experiencing persistent symptoms of the disease more than four weeks after initial infection.

  • Monday, 08 May 2023
Covid-19 no longer a public health emergency: WHO
Covid-19 no longer a public health emergency: WHO

After three long gruelling years of Covid-19, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday declared that the pandemic is no longer a public health emergency.

  • Friday, 05 May 2023
India Covid Cases
Odisha's daily Covid tally breaches 500-mark for second time in 4 days, 1 more dies 

According to sources, a total of 7671 samples were tested in the last 24 hours of which 542 came positive. 

  • Wednesday, 26 April 2023
Covid-19
Health experts sound caution amid Covid surge in Odisha; masks mandatory in hospitals

Directorate of Public Health, Odisha had issued an order, directing all the health authorities and medical college, and hospitals in the State to use masks to avoid the spread of the virus.

  • Tuesday, 25 April 2023
Hospital Mask
Covid surge: Odisha makes masks mandatory in hospitals

Wearing masks have also been made compulsory for people while visiting areas having possibility of high transmission and the persons with influenza like illness.

  • Monday, 24 April 2023
Covid Test
Daily Covid-19 cases cross 500-mark, active cases tally now at 2,926 in Odisha

With the detection of 502 new cases of Covid infections, the active caseload in Odisha now stands at 2,926.

  • Sunday, 23 April 2023
Indian study shows Covid XBB.1.16 raising conjunctivitis risk in infants
Indian study shows Covid XBB.1.16 raising conjunctivitis risk in infants

The study, led by Vipin M. Vashishtha, member of WHO's Vaccine Safety Net, is based on 25 children seen in OPD of a paediatric hospital in Uttar Pradesh between April 4-16.

  • Saturday, 22 April 2023
Odisha records 387 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours
Odisha records 387 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, active infections breach 2000-mark

As per medical experts, Omicron sub-variant XBB.1.16 could be driving the surge in Covid cases.

  • Thursday, 20 April 2023
India COVID cases
Daily Covid cases marginally dip, active cases cross 60K

The daily positivity rate is 8.40 per cent and the weekly positivity Rate is 4.94 per cent.

  • Monday, 17 April 2023
Unwell Urfi Javed shares selfie of swollen lips; unsure if it is Covid-19 or viral
Unwell Urfi Javed shares selfie of swollen lips; unsure if it is Covid-19 or viral

A day back she had shared a bold picture of herself in which she can be seen covering her body with an animated fake X-Ray with a broken heart emoji. Sharing the picture, she wrote, “X Ray”.

  • Monday, 17 April 2023
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