Tag: covid-19

Vaccine Maitri grounded, neighbours turn to China for relief | India News

NEW DELHI: With the government’s Vaccine Maitri grounded for now, India’s neighbours are looking at China to infuse some life into their own tottering vaccination...

Punjab Covid deaths: Punjab’s Covid death ratio highest at 2.38%

Eighteen states and Union Territories in India have been registering death ratio higher than the national average. These include Punjab, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, West...

FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Kids 12-15

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...

Total assets under flexi-cap category now second-biggest after large-cap funds

NEW DELHI : Total assets under the newly created flexi-cap category stood at Rs1,58,725 crore as of March end and constituted 16% of the overall...

TMC retained all seats in city on the back of populist schemes, worsening COVID-19 situation Kolkata

Trinamool Congress has retained all 14 assembly seats in the city defeating rival BJP by convincing margins in the recent West Bengal assembly poll on...

Ten states account for over 71% of new Covid-19 cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Karnataka and Delhi are among 10 states that account for 71.75% of the 4,03,738 new Covid-19 cases registered in a day, the...

Shiv Sena slams Modi govt for Central Vista project amid pandemic | India News

MUMBAI: The Shiv Sena on Saturday said that while smaller countries in the neighbourhood are offering help to India to tackle Covid-19, the Modi government...

Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Tamil Nadu announces lockdown to curb Covid-19; what will open and what won’t | India News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced complete lockdown across the state from 4am of May 10 to 4am of May 24, an official...

US govt doing everything it can to help India fight COVID-19, says official

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has said. In the...

Make COVID Vaccine Mandatory for Doctors?

May 7, 2021 — Should COVID-19 vaccinations be required for health care professionals? WebMD polled its readers to ask that question collected 3,035...

Disband phase-III vaccine policy, direct 100 per cent procurement of doses by Centre: West Bengal to Supreme Court

The West Bengal government moved the Supreme Court on Friday seeking directions to disband Phase-III vaccine policy of the Centre and adoption of uniform policy...

‘Insurance firms have the responsibility to ask the right questions on claims’

NEW DELHI : Amid the rise in the number of covid cases, there has been an unprecedented increase in the number of health insurance claims....

Acting responsibly to alleviate people suffering from COVID-19: Centre to SC

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that being a constitutionally elected government it is acting responsibly to alleviate the suffering of people due...

Defence organisations engaged in mitigating people’s sufferings amid COVID-19 surge: Rajnath Singh

The Indian armed forces as well as organisations like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and National Cadet Corps (NCC) are engaged in mitigating the...

How the Pandemic Changed Breast Cancer Care

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, breast cancer experts realized space in operating rooms...

What to Do With the Vaccine Card

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — More than 147 million Americans have gotten at least...

Covid-19: India crisis reveals complacency and lack of foresight, Raghuram Rajan Says | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s overwhelming surge of coronavirus infections has revealed complacency after last year’s first wave, as well as a “lack of foresight, a lack...

Why U.S. Hispanic People Got COVID at Higher Rates

By Robert Preidt               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Workplace exposure to the new...

MEA forms group to assist Embassies requiring Covid related support

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has formed a group to support New Delhi-based embassies and diplomats who require any assistance on Covid-related ailments amid...

U.S. Vaccine Safety System Still Has Gaps

By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Monday, May 03, 2021 (Kaiser News) — The quick detection of an ultra-rare blood clotting reaction in some...

SC asks Centre to inform about settlement of insurance claims of healthcare professionals

Appreciation of healthcare professionals in fight against COVID-19 should not be “reduced to rhetoric”, the Supreme Court has said, directing the Centre to apprise it...

Some states showing very early signs of plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases: Govt | India News

NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus continues to engulf several parts of the country, the Centre on Monday said some states are showing...

Explained: Why India’s Covid-19 data is vastly undercounted | India News

NEW DELHI: Even after more than a year of devastating coronavirus surges across the world, the intensity and scale of India’s current crisis stands out,...

Should you go for pharma funds amid fresh spike in covid cases?

To ride the trend, Axis Mutual Fund on Friday launched Axis Healthcare Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF). The open-ended ETF, which will close on 10 May, will...

Biocon Biologics provided 7,000 doses of Itolizumab in April

Biologics, the biosimilar subsidiary of Biocon, provided 7,000 doses of Itolizumab for treatment of Covid-19 patients in April, three times more than last year, and...