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India sees 6% spike in demand for healthcare staff amid Omicron surge

India sees 6% spike in demand for healthcare staff amid Omicron surge

🕔12:06, 17.Jan 2022

Bengaluru, Jan 17 (IANS) As India grapples with the Omicron Covid-19 variant surge and an understaffed healthcare industry, demand for medical professionals spiked in December 2021 with a 6 per cent month-on-month growth, new data showed on Monday. Healthcare led with

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Omicron grows 70x faster than Delta in lungs but is less severe

Omicron grows 70x faster than Delta in lungs but is less severe

🕔16:42, 16.Dec 2021

Hong Kong, Dec 16 (IANS) The hyper mutated Omicron Covid-19 variant infects and multiplies 70 times faster than the Delta variant and the original SARS-CoV-2 in human lungs, according to a study. This may explain the reason why Omicron is transmitting

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Delhi reports 4 new Omicron cases, tally reaches 6

Delhi reports 4 new Omicron cases, tally reaches 6

🕔16:35, 14.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Four new cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant has been reported in Delhi, taking the total tally in the national capital to six, Health Minister Satyendra Jain announced on Tuesday. The six patients have been detected

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Omicron Covid variant spread to more than 50 countries: US CDC

Omicron Covid variant spread to more than 50 countries: US CDC

🕔15:45, 8.Dec 2021

Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) The Omicron Covid-19 variant, discovered two weeks ago in southern Africa, is now present in 50 countries, the US CDC Director Rochelle Walensky has said. The super mutant strain of Covid is also present in about 19

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WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible

WHO says not clear whether Omicron more transmissible

🕔08:06, 29.Nov 2021

Geneva, Nov 29 (IANS) It is not yet clear whether the Omicron Covid-19 variant is more transmissible, or causes more severe disease compared to other variants, including Delta, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. It’s not yet clear whether Omicron

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