Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 13 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Tuesday.
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) New York State announced on Monday that eligible New Yorkers could get Covid-19 booster doses with the launch of a new dedicated website for the purpose.
Yangon, Sep 28 (IANS) Myanmar reported 1,282 new Covid-19 cases with a daily test positivity rate of 7.2 per cent, bringing the tally to 459,436 cases in the country on Monday, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health.
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) US President Joe Biden on Monday received his Covid-19 vaccine booster shot on camera at the White House.
Addis Ababa, Sep 28 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,275,465 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) The effect of Cyclone Gulab, which made landfall on the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh on Sunday evening, fell on Bihar too where two siblings were killed and one other injured in a lightning strike in Begusarai district on Monday afternoon.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The United Nations in India on Monday launched its climate campaign 'We The Change', which aims to showcase climate solutions pioneered by young Indians as a celebration of India's climate leadership.
Amaravati, Sep 27 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed the officials to expedite relief measures in area affected by cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which crossed the coast on Sunday night.
Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The Telangana government has declared a holiday for all government offices, private institutions, schools and all educational institutions on Tuesday in view of the heavy rains lashing the state under the impact of Cyclone 'Gulab'.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A new variant of the Dengue has been observed in over 11 states in the country which has become a big concern for health experts.
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Gujarat staged a walkout from the first day of the state assembly's monsoon session after the ruling party and the Speaker denied them permission to pay obituaries to those who died due to Covid-19.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Kerala on Monday logged 11,699 people turning Covid positive after only 80,372 samples - as in the norm for weekends - were tested in the past 24 hours.
Shimla, Sep 27 (IANS) Twelve people, comprising trekkers belonging to West Bengal and porters have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's remote Spiti Valley, officials said on Monday. Two trekkers died due to high-altitude sickness.
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Covid recoveries and new cases almost matched each other in J&K on Monday with 118 recoveries and 117 new cases reported during the last 24 hours.
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Covid infection in breastfeeding women produces virus-neutralising antibodies that remain in their milk for up to 10 months, finds a new study.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday pulled the National Medical Commission (NMC) and the National Board of Examination (NBE) over last-minute changes to the syllabus for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG Super Speciality exam 2021, emphasising that doctors cannot be left at the "mercy of insensitive bureaucrats" and warned of issuing strictures, if a solution is not found.
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Pfizer is soon expected to submit data to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding safety of its mRNA Covid vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, media reports said.
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu health authorities have warned residents of Chennai to be on guard against dengue, and health volunteers are conducting a door to door awareness programme to make people aware of the dreaded disease.
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) The world will return to normal life as Covid-19 will end in a year, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has said, while stressing the need for annual Covid jabs.
Prayagraj, Sep 27 (IANS) The Motilal Nehru Medical College in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district will conduct a study on the people who have taken the Covid-19 vaccine, to determine whether meditation can improve the antibody response to the vaccine in adults.
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) A three-storeyed building collapsed in Lakkasandra near the busy Wilson Garden area in Bengaluru, Karnataka, on Monday. Luckily, most of the 50 people who lived in the building had gone out to work, the police said, and there were no casualties.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Dentists from all across the world have been recommending flossing teeth at least once a day. Turns out, it not only helps in preventing bad breath, avoiding cavities and gum disease but also boosts cognitive health.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, on Monday commended the way in which India and the U.S. have enhanced collaboration in research and development which will advance scientific discoveries and the management of global health threats.
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) As the fourth Indo-US Health Dialogue began here on Monday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report to commemorate more than a half-century of successful collaborations with the government in New Delhi.
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Insulin resistance is associated with stroke, according to a study of more than 100,000 people with Type 2 diabetes (T2D), presented at the recent annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).