Expert panel recommends Phase 1 trial of nasal Covid-19 vaccine (IANS Exclusive, Lead)

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

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Tuesday recommended Bharat Biotech's intranasal vaccine for coronavirus for phase 1 clinical trials. Th

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US Covid-19 deaths top 400,000: Johns Hopkins University

New York |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:07 AM IST

The US reached the grim milestone of 400,000 coronavirus deaths on Tuesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

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Iraq approves Sinopharm, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

Middle East | January 19, 2021 7:13:01 PM IST

Cairo [Egypt], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The Iraqi authorities have approved the coronavirus vaccines by UK-Swedish company AstraZeneca and China's Sinopharm for emergency use, the Iraqi Ministry of H

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Novel ML technique to enhance predictions of Covid outcomes

New York |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Researchers have published one of the first studies using a Machine Learning (ML) technique called "federated learning" to examine electronic health records to better predict how Covid-19 patients wil

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Death of UP man not linked to Covid vax: Govt

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

The central government on Monday said two people have died following Covid-19 immunisation, but the death of one of them is not related to the vaccination while the post-mortem report of the other ben

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Kerala reports 3,346 fresh Covid-19 cases

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

Kerala on Monday reported 3,346 new Covid-19 cases, said state's Health Minister K.K. Shailaja, adding that the test positivity rate now stands at 10.11 per cent.

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Over 470k sampled for Covid-19 testing in Beijing

Beijing |Tuesday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST

Beijing's Daxing district has sampled over 470,000 people for nucleic acid tests as part of an extensive testing campaign against the novel coronavirus in the wake of new confirmed cases, local author

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26 US soldiers, 5 civilians test Covid positive in S.Korea

Seoul |Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST

Twenty-six more American soldiers and five civilians have tested positive for the novel coronavirus upon their arrival in South Korea, the US Forces Korea (USFK) said on Tuesday.

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Shah hails Delhi Police work in Covid times

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST

Union Home Minister Amit Shah hailed the Delhi Police for its effective handling of the coronavirus situation and said that despite many of the personnel themselves suffering from the virus, the force

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Lucknow: 8,500 health workers to get Covid jab in 2nd round

Lucknow |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST

Over 8,500 health care workers will be vaccinated in the state capital during the second round of vaccination drive scheduled on January 22.

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Kerala expects Covid cases to fall only by July

Thiruvananthapuram |Tuesday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST

The Kerala Health Department, headed by Minister K.K. Shailaja, is sceptical as the number of Covid patients has been on the rise everyday and a study conducted by it says that the cases were expected

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Karnataka's Covid vaccine recipient dies of heart stroke: Minister

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

A recipient of Covid vaccine in Karnataka's Ballari city died of heart stroke (myocardial infarction) and not due to the vaccine, said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Monday.

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