'XBB' Covid variants unlikely to cause new wave, don't create panic: Experts

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

The fresh spike in Covid cases is not an indication of a new wave, and there is no need to panic, health experts said on Monday.

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Erode (East) MLA E.V.K.S. Elangovan diagnosed with Covid-19, coronary artery disease

Chennai |Tuesday, 2023 1:45:08 AM IST

E.V.K.S. Elangovan, the newly-elected Congress MLA from Erode (East) Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, who is admitted at a private hospital in Porur, Chennai, for a mild Covid-19 infection is reco

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Examine situation at micro level, Centre to six states reporting rising Covid cases

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday wrote to six states - Maharashtra, Gujarat, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Karnataka, which have reported significant rise in the Covid cases in last week - t

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Is your cough, fever due to H3N2 virus or Covid?

New Delhi |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

India is currently seeing a surge in respiratory illness commonly characterised by cough, body ache, fever, and sore throat. But how to know whether it is influenza, caused by H3N2 virus, or Covid, ca

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H3N2 attacking kids and elderly, time to follow Covid protocols again, say docs

Jaipur |Wednesday, 2023 3:45:08 AM IST

H3N2 virus is attacking kids and elderly so it is time to follow Covid protocols yet again - wearing masks, following social distancing and all other rules which were framed and followed during the pa

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US Congress legislates to declassify information on Covid-19 origins

Washington |Monday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

In an unprecedented move, the US Congress, dominated by the Republican Party, has passed a bill unanimously asking the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information on the origins of Cov

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Did Fauci commission paper used to debunk Covid lab leak theory?

Washington |Wednesday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST

A February 2020 science paper that debunked the Covid lab leak theory was commissioned by former White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to the US House Select Subcommittee on t

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DigiQuity - AIF's Annual Education Knowledge event deliberates access, quality, and the future of learning in the post-COVID era

Business | March 3, 2023 8:33:43 PM IST

New Delhi [India], March 3 (ANI/PNN): The American India Foundation, catalyzing social and economic change in India for the past 22 years, organized the annual education knowledge event 'DigiQuity' at

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Eating oily fish, flaxseed can protect you against severe Covid

London |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST

Consuming oily fish like salmon, and flaxseeds and walnuts, that can increase your levels of omega-3 fatty acids, may protect you against severe Covid, according to a study.

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Bill Gates visits Health Ministry's Covid 'War Room', appreciates pandemic management

New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Wednesday met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya here and appreciated India's Covid-19 management and vaccination drive.

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Covid-19 pandemic a result of lab leak: US agency

Washington |Monday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST

The Covid-19 virus leaked out of a laboratory in China, according to a report by the US Energy Department.

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Over 3.4mn lives saved by India's Covid vax strategy: Mandaviya

New Delhi |Saturday, 2023 1:45:10 AM IST

The Covid-19 vaccine strategy adopted by India during the deadly pandemic saved more than 3.4 million lives as well as had a positive impact on the country's economy, said Union Health Minister Mansuk

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