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Increase gap between two Covishield shots to 12-16 weeks: Govt panel

By | May 13, 2021

New Delhi, May 13 (PTI) A government panel has recommended increasing the gap between two doses of Covishield COVID-19 vaccine to 12-16 weeks, official sources said on Thursday. No change has been suggested for dosage interval of Covaxin by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI). It has… Read More »

India in Covid-19 ‘dire straits’ for it opened up prematurely: Dr Fauci

By | May 12, 2021

America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci on Tuesday said that India is in such “dire straits” because it made the “incorrect assumption” that they were finished with the COVID-19 and opened up prematurely. India has been severely affected by the unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus and hospitals in several states are… Read More »

FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Kids 12-15

By | May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 — The FDA on Monday granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to be given to children 12-to-15 years old.   The much-expected decision increases the likelihood that schools in the United States will fully reopen in the fall — a goal of both the Biden and Trump administrations. Acting FDA Commissioner… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: Delhi extends lockdown by another week till May 17

By | May 9, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: India on Sunday reported 403,738 new cases of Covid-19 and 4,092 deaths from the disease, a day after more states announced stricter lockdowns. cases and the overall death toll stood at 2,42,362. It was the fourth day straight that the country had recorded over 400,000 fresh Covid-19 cases. Tamil Nadu, known for its automobile manufacturing, said… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: Need 20.6 mn vaccines for all Delhiites, says Kejriwal

By | May 8, 2021

Cremation of a Covid-19 victim in Delhi Coronavirus live updates: India has recorded over 400,000 fresh Covid-19 cases for the third consecutive day, taking its cumulative caseload to 21,892,676. On Saturday, the country recorded 401,326 cases, according to MoHFW. 4,187 fatalities, highest yet, were also registered, taking the death toll to 238,270. India now has 3.73 million active… Read More »

WebMD Poll: Make COVID Vaccine Mandatory for Doctors?

By | May 7, 2021

May 7, 2021 — Should COVID-19 vaccinations be required for health care professionals? WebMD polled its readers to ask that question collected 3,035 responses. Nearly two-thirds, or 66%, said yes and 34% said no. Among the yes votes, 55% believed these vaccinations should be required immediately and 11% said they should be mandatory eventually. WebMD’s sister… Read More »

India’s power consumption increases 41% to 119.27 bn units in April

By | May 1, 2021

Power consumption in the country grew 41 per cent in April to 119.27 billion units (BU) in the same month last year, showing robust recovery in industrial and commercial demand of electricity, according to power ministry data. Power consumption in April last year was recorded at 84.55 BU. On… Read More »

Are You Ready for a Post-COVID Dating Tsunami?

By | April 30, 2021

To many people, it may seem like common sense to cut back on dating partners during a pandemic. But to evolutionary psychologists, this is the “behavioral immune system” at work — an unconscious set of behaviors that protect us in the face of an infectious disease threat. A pre-COVID study from Montreal’s McGill University found that people… Read More »

Coronavirus LIVE: India records 386,452 cases in a day; Maharashtra 66159

By | April 30, 2021

Coronavirus live updates: Breaking all records, India on Friday reported a massive surge of 386,452 cases, according to MoHFW. The cumulative caseload stands at 18,762,976 and the death toll from the virus has reached 208,330. India now has nearly 3.2 million active cases. India has been reporting over 300,000 cases daily for over a week now. Maharashtra reported a… Read More »