Follow Us:

Tag: Virus

17 Results

  • If Covid refuses to leave us alone…

    If Covid refuses to leave us alone…

    With WHO officials announcing that Covid-19 is here to stay, the writing is on the wall. Governments must consider sustainable measures to combat surges which threaten to occur again and again, and invest in greater connectivity so that everyone has access to remote working and learning.

    September 17, 2021
  • How worrisome is the Mu variant?

    How worrisome is the Mu variant?

    But one reassuring element is that, despite being around since January 2021, it doesn’t seem to be outcompeting Delta, the dominant variant across most of the world

    September 9, 2021
  • K’taka genomic sequence shows SARS-CoV2 picking up new mutations

    K’taka genomic sequence shows SARS-CoV2 picking up new mutations

    The outputs suggested the identification of four lineages and all are delta or sub-lineages of delta. The report also said, three lineages, Delta and two sub-lineages of Delta AY.4 and AY.12 were found across Bengaluru Urban and in all groups.

    September 9, 2021
  • Japan to extend virus emergency until end of month

    Japan to extend virus emergency until end of month

    The proposal is for 19 of the current 21 prefectures to stay in a state of emergency, while Okayama in the west and Miyagi in the north, where hospitals now have rooms, will be downgraded to semi-emergency status

    September 9, 2021
  • Kim orders tougher virus steps after N Korea shuns vaccines

    Kim orders tougher virus steps after N Korea shuns vaccines

    On Tuesday, UNICEF, which procures and delivers vaccines on behalf of the COVAX distribution program, said North Korea proposed its allotment of about 3 million Sinovac shots be sent to severely affected countries instead

    September 3, 2021
  • New Zealand extends virus lockdown; Australia eyes vaccines

    New Zealand extends virus lockdown; Australia eyes vaccines

    Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the lockdown will continue until at least the end of the month in Auckland, where most of the cases have been found

    August 23, 2021
  • China’s growth likely to slow due to virus, floods: Official

    China’s growth likely to slow due to virus, floods: Official

    Meanwhile, authorities have reimposed some travel and business controls to fight outbreaks of the coronavirus’s more contagious delta variant that began in late July.

    August 16, 2021
  • Global Covid-19 cases reach 202.6 million

    Global Covid-19 cases reach 202.6 million

    The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 35,762,751 and 616,827

    August 9, 2021
  • Cholesterol pills may cut SARS-CoV-2 infection by up to 70%: Study

    Cholesterol pills may cut SARS-CoV-2 infection by up to 70%: Study

    Fenofibrate is an oral drug currently used to treat conditions such as high levels of cholesterol and lipids (fatty substances) in the blood.

    August 7, 2021
  • Wuhan once more

    Wuhan once more

    The people of Wuhan are bracing for the second outbreak of Covid19 and it is fervently to be hoped that virus shall not spread further afield.

    August 6, 2021
  • Virus irony

    Virus irony

    Mr and Mrs Trump will quarantine themselves according to an announcement by the White House, which says they were tested after a close aide, Hope Hicks, was found to be infected.

    October 3, 2020
  • The virus that won’t go away

    The virus that won’t go away

    Across diverse fields, women have been judged harshly, have had to struggle harder and have been compensated less for the same amount of work.

    July 10, 2020
  • Traders fret about virus spread through notes

    Traders fret about virus spread through notes

    Around 220 persons have tested positive for the virus in North Dinajpur district so far. A 46-year-old Toto driver, a resident of Dakhin Birnagar in Ward 23, was tested positive yesterday.

    June 13, 2020
  • Virus hits autonomy of women

    Virus hits autonomy of women

    The United Nations agency for sexual and reproductive health (UNFPA) has estimated that there would be 31 million more cases of domestic violence worldwide if lockdowns continue for another six months.

    June 5, 2020
  • Vegan foods that contain powerful anti-inflammatory properties

    Vegan foods that contain powerful anti-inflammatory properties

    There are several foods which can help reduce the risk of inflammation by providing dietary solutions

    January 31, 2020
  • Prevent yourself from deadly Coronavirus; see how

    Prevent yourself from deadly Coronavirus; see how

    Dr Biswaroop Roy Chowdhury suggests that by following this particular diet for three days, one will be cured of any virus, however strong it may be.

    January 31, 2020
  • Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia first Indian to be infected by Coronavirus, CM urges centre to help

    Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia first Indian to be infected by Coronavirus, CM urges centre to help

    A flu-like symptoms including fever, cough, and sore throat could be traced in the person who is infected due to the Coronavirus.

    January 23, 2020