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BHU scientists test new vaccine for Kala-Azar

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Scientists of the School of Biochemical Engineering of IIT-BHU, in collaboration with the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), BHU, have tested a vaccine for Kala-Azar, which is a major health challen

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Nearly 10 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated so far

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

Nearly ten lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated till now, with no death following immunisation reported on Thursday, the Union health Ministry said.

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US sees record-high daily Covid-19 deaths

Washington |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST

The US has registered a record high of over 4,300 daily Covid-19 deaths as the new administration took office.

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Our lives more important than elections: Andhra govt employees

Amaravati |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh High Court's green signal to conduct the rural local bodies elections drew an immediate response from the government employees associations, who highlighted that their lives are more i

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After Co-WIN update, Lok Nayak vaccinates 100% beneficiaries, Manipal 107%

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST

The update in Co-WIN application has led a huge impact on the immunisation figures in the fourth session of Covid vaccination drive conducted in the national capital on Thursday. Many government hospi

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Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cross 2-million mark

Mumbai |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

More than 10 months after the first two Covid-10 cases were reported from Pune on March 9, 2020, Maharashtra's corona cases crossed the staggering two-million mark, health officials said here on Thurs

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This could be an early sign of Alzheimer's

Toronto |Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST

Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain could be an early biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

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1.4L health workers to get jabs in UP on Friday

Lucknow |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

Nearly 1.4 lakh health workers in Uttar Pradesh will get vaccinated in the second round of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, to be held on Friday.

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With sharp focus on vax, Telangana conducting fewer tests

Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Shifting their focus to Covid vaccination, health authorities in Telangana are conducting fewer tests, leading to a further drop in daily count of positive cases.

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Covid vaccination: No severe AEFI cases reported in NE states

Guwahati/Agartala |Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST

No serious or severe cases of Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) have reported from any of the eight northeastern states since the Covid-19 vaccination drive started on January 16, officials

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Vaccine hesitancy quite high in Delhi-NCR, reveals survey

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

According to a survey conducted by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), about 20 per cent respondents are certain about not taking the Covid-19 vaccine.

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India records 14K new Covid cases, recoveries cross 1.02 cr

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST

With 14,545 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Friday continued with its streak of low single-day cases, increasing the overall tally to 1,06,25,428, the health officia

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