Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 70,000 people from 146 villages in Luonan county in China's Shaanxi province have been affected by floods triggered by torrential rain, authorities said on Sunday.
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A second round of Covid-19 nucleic acid test was launched in Nanjing city, capital of China's Jiangsu province, following a resurgence of new confirmed cases.
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) An angry tusker attacked and injured a forest guard when the latter was patrolling in the Makoniya section of the Amangarh Tiger Reserve on a motorcycle.
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Sunday recorded 39,742 cases of Covid-19 and 535 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) The death toll in China's rain-ravaged Henan province has increased to 58 as record downpours wreaked havoc, according to the local government.
Washington, July 25 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.15 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.81 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Istanbul, July 25 (IANS) The daily Covid-19 cases across Turkey have jumped to over 11,000 for the first time since mid-May, while authorities call for renewed vigilance as holidaymakers seem to have cast aside hygiene and social distancing rules.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An Oxygen Express train of the Indian Railways will supply 200 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers, the Ministry of Railways said on Saturday.
New York, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a type of "good cholesterol" that protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday logged 2,174 new Covid cases, raising the state's overall tally beyond 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,358.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) Kerala continued to lead the rest of the country in terms of daily Covid cases, as 18,531 people turned positive in the state after 1,55,568 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement here on Saturday.
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) No Covid-19 related death was reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday where 178 patients recovered while 88 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours.
New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China's Sinopharm Covid jab, which is approved in more than 50 countries, produces less protective antibodies against coronavirus in elderly people, a study revealed.
New York, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted its first-ever resolution on vision aimed at ensuring global access to eye care for the 1.1 billion people living with preventable sight loss by 2030.
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The country's largest family health centre was opened at Vazhakkad in Malappuram here on Saturday by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan online.
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) Foreign-bound Indian nationals, who have taken the first dose of Covishield or AstraZeneca vaccine in a foreign country, can now receive the second dose of Covishield in Odisha, state government officials said on Saturday.
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Saturday further eased restrictions in places of worship and also allowed amusement parks and similar places to reopen from Sunday onwards.
New York, July 24 (IANS) The US government has purchased an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) Torrential rain continued to cause a flood-like situation across Karnataka on Saturday with the death toll rising to 9.
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) As Telangana officials scrambled to save lives and property amid the recent flood and heavy rain, one senior official in Hyderabad literally stumbled upon a melodious musical flood warning system which went mute at a reservoir.
Manila, July 24 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines have evacuated more than 15,000 people in Metro Manila and some other parts of the country amid a flood threat, a disaster management official said on Saturday.
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported 13 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, with 12 in Jiangsu and one in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
Manila, July 24 (IANS) Authorities in the Philippines on Saturday lowered the alert level from 3 to 2 for the Taal volcano, near Manila, due to "decreased unrest".