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Covid-19: Thailand adopts new rules for foreign visitors

Covid-19: Thailand adopts new rules for foreign visitors

🕔07:36, 6.Jan 2023

Bangkok, Jan 6 (IANS) Thailand adopted a new requirement for foreign visitors to show proof of at least two doses of the Covid-19 vaccination, government officials have announced. Foreign arrivals are also required to have travel insurance that covers potential Covid-19-related

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Mandaviya reviews arrangements for screening, testing passengers at IGI Airport

Mandaviya reviews arrangements for screening, testing passengers at IGI Airport

🕔07:46, 3.Jan 2023

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday visited the Indira Gandhi International Airport here to review arrangements for screening and testing of international passengers in view of the recent spike in cases of Covid-19 in some

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India logs 157 new Covid cases in 24 hrs

India logs 157 new Covid cases in 24 hrs

🕔12:00, 27.Dec 2022

New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered a total of 157 fresh Covid-19 cases, against the 196 reported the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday. There were no Covid deaths reported in the

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Corbevax approved as heterologous vaccine for precaution dose: Centre

Corbevax approved as heterologous vaccine for precaution dose: Centre

🕔06:48, 11.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday approved Biological E’s Corbevax as a heterologous precaution dose for adults above 18 years for restricted use with two doses of either Covishield or Covaxin. In a letter to states, Union Health

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Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO chief

Covid-19 pandemic ‘far from over’: WHO chief

🕔10:53, 24.May 2022

Geneva, May 24 (IANS) The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated here that the Covid-19 pandemic “is far from over”. “… the pandemic is far from over. And even as we continue to fight it, we face the

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Over 60% India’s teenagers fully vaccinated against Covid

Over 60% India’s teenagers fully vaccinated against Covid

🕔17:56, 20.May 2022

More than 60 per cent of youngsters between 15 and 18 years of age have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Friday. New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) More than 60 per cent of youngsters between

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A coffee table and paperback book, No Time to Hide COVID 19 was presented to the Vice President Dr M Venkaiah Naidu today

A coffee table and paperback book, No Time to Hide COVID 19 was presented to the Vice President Dr M Venkaiah Naidu today

🕔18:52, 4.May 2022

TN Ashok former Editor (Economics) of PTI The 376 page paperback book chronicles the history of SARS COV 2 and its journey as a pandemic across the globe. How India led the developing countries in containing the disease is a

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V-P dedicates ‘No Time to Hide Covid-19’ to healthcare workers

V-P dedicates ‘No Time to Hide Covid-19’ to healthcare workers

🕔16:50, 4.May 2022

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, who received a semi-academic 376-page book on Coronavirus titled ‘No Time to Hide Covid-19’ here at his official residence in the national capital on Wednesday, dedicated it to the healthcare workers. New Delhi, May 4

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Austrian scientists’ new Covid vax may protect against Omicron

Austrian scientists’ new Covid vax may protect against Omicron

🕔14:44, 6.Apr 2022

Austrian scientists have developed a novel Covid-19 vaccine that has shown to be effective against all SARS-CoV-2 variants known to date, including Omicron. London, April 6 (IANS) Austrian scientists have developed a novel Covid-19 vaccine that has shown to be effective

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India’s active Covid caseload falls below 15,000 after 707 days

India’s active Covid caseload falls below 15,000 after 707 days

🕔11:29, 30.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) In a significant development, India’s active Covid-19 caseload has declined to 14,704 after 707 days, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Wednesday. The active cases now constitute 0.03 per cent of the country’s

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73 CISF personnel still infected with Covid-19, total cases drop to 200 in CAPFs

73 CISF personnel still infected with Covid-19, total cases drop to 200 in CAPFs

🕔07:15, 24.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) which guards the major airports in metro cities like Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru, still has the highest number of 73 cases of Covid-19 when the total number of cases in

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Omicron may cause brain complications, inflammations: Russian expert

Omicron may cause brain complications, inflammations: Russian expert

🕔07:31, 14.Feb 2022

Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS) The Omicron strain of the Covid-19 may lead to neurological complications much like other Covid variants, according to a Russian expert. According to founder and chief executive of DNKOM research center Andrey Isaev, although Omicron has been

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Healthcare providers seek favourable insurance policy

Healthcare providers seek favourable insurance policy

🕔07:27, 31.Jan 2022

Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) Covid-19 has not just caused a health emergency, but also a financial emergency for millions of families. Prolonged illness and high medical bills added to the woes of people who were badly affected by this deadly infection.

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60% youths in 15-18 year age group are vaccinated: Modi in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

60% youths in 15-18 year age group are vaccinated: Modi in ‘Mann Ki Baat’

🕔14:01, 30.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that about 60 per cent of youths in the age group of 15 to 18 years are vaccinated. The Prime Minister also said that within 20 days, one crore

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Pandemic not over, don’t lower your guard: Mandaviya

Pandemic not over, don’t lower your guard: Mandaviya

🕔07:59, 30.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Though the number of active Covid cases and the test positivity rate in many states are coming down, people must remain ‘satark’ (vigilant) and not lower their guard, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday

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Services exports crossed $178 bn in 6 months despite Covid: Piyush Goyal

Services exports crossed $178 bn in 6 months despite Covid: Piyush Goyal

🕔20:22, 21.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) “While 2021 was a year in which we defied all odds, 2022 will be the breakthrough year which will unlock the country’s exponential value. Services Export for Apr-Dec 2021 reached more than $178 bn despite the

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Sputnik V shows strong protection against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian study

Sputnik V shows strong protection against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian study

🕔07:20, 21.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Sputnik V vaccine has demonstrated strong protection against Omicron variant, with over 2 times higher virus neutralising activity compared to the Pfizer vaccinea, ccording to a study conducted by the Spallanzani Institute in Italy in

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India’s new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

India’s new Covid cases continue to decline for 2nd straight day

🕔11:24, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) India witnessed a substantial decrease in fresh Covid cases, reporting 2,38,018 new infections in the last 24 hours, and a total of 310 deaths, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Tuesday. With

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US Fed minutes suggest earlier & faster rate increases

US Fed minutes suggest earlier & faster rate increases

🕔14:55, 6.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Minutes from the US Federal Reserves December 2021 policy meeting underpin officials hawkish pivot and suggest earlier and faster rate increases in addition to a quicker start to normalising the central banks massive balance sheet—itself a

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Delhi govt directs pvt hospitals to reserve 40% beds for Covid patients

Delhi govt directs pvt hospitals to reserve 40% beds for Covid patients

🕔07:08, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday directed all private hospitals and nursing homes with 50 beds or more in the city to reserve at least 40 per cent of their total bed capacity for Covid patients amid

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