London, April 21 (IANS) Researchers have identified differences in the immune response to Covid-19, between people with no symptoms, compared to those suffering a more serious reaction to the virus.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Respiratory droplets are the most prominent source of transmission for Covid-19. However, flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet at public restrooms, an Indian-origin researchers-led study has warned.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Increasing efforts towards faster mass vaccination and virus surveillance is the key to ward off dangers posed by a triple-mutant coronavirus now present in the country, health experts said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Pre-symptomatic transmission of Covid-19 is a big concern, with estimates that 30 to 59 per cent cases are especially coming from transmission from pre-symptomatic people and less from asymptomatic people, warns expert Jose-Luis Jimenez.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Amid the disturbing news of people black marketing or hoarding essential healthcare products in the middle of the raging Covid-19 pandemic in the country, here is some good news -- there are still many who are out there to help those in need.
Kolkata, aPRIL 21 (IANS) Within a fortnight of releasing two employees of a private oil exploration firm, suspected ULFA militants kidnapped three employees of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) early on Wednesday from a rig in Lakwa of Assam's Sivasagar district.
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Suspended paediatrician of BRD medical college, Dr Kafeel Khan has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, requesting him to revoke his suspension so that he could use his medical expertise to treat Covid patients.
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) The Justice B.S. Chauhan inquiry commission, set up by the Uttar Pradesh government, has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Uttar Pradesh Police in the encounter killings of gangster Vikas Dubey and his five associates, allegedly staged to avenge the murder of eight policemen in the Bikru carnage.
Sao Paulo, April 20 (IANS) An international team of researchers has found evidence suggesting that the Brazilian coronavirus variant, the P.1 or B11248, may be up to twice as transmissible as prior strains.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Setting up of more Covid hospitals, using emergency powers and bringing in retired personnel are some of the measures discussed during a preparedness review meeting led by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 surge and shortage of oxygen cylinders across the country, the Indian defence industry has given On-Board Oxygen Generation Technology developed for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas to private industry, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
New Delhi/Washington, April 20 (IANS) In the international system, no single state is likely to be positioned to dominate across all regions or domains, and a broader range of actors will compete to advance their ideologies, goals and interests.
New York, April 20 (IANS) Severe allergic reactions to Covid-19 vaccines remain exceedingly rare, thus people with high-risk allergy histories can safely take the jabs, according to a study of 65,000 people.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In an effort to allay fear and panic amid the critical Covid-19 situation in the national capital, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said that doctors were regularly visiting the dedicated wards in hospitals across the city, wearing PPE kits.
Patna, April 20 (IANS) After the death of former Bihar education minister Mewalal Chaudhary, his personal assistant has made sensational revelations about the sorry state of health infrastructure in the state.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As the country is struggling to cope up with the unprecedented second wave of the deadly Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of meetings to come up with a strategy to neutralize the threat posed by the lethal virus.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed formation of committee to evaluate feasibility of underground powerlines to save the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) from extinction.
London, April 19 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Oxford have gained ethical approval for a new human challenge trial that aims to check the immune response needed to protect people against reinfection.
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Even as an acute shortage of beds, medical equipment and doctors, hampers Covid management in Uttar Pradesh, the 'WhatsApp University' is doing brisk business in the pandemic.
San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) In what could be another Autopilot mode failure, two people were killed in a fiery Tesla crash in Texas with no one in the driver's seat.
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Voting for the second phase of Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections began on Monday with more than 3.48 lakh candidates in the fray for over 2.23 lakh posts across 20 districts.
Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) Cracking the whip, the Karnataka government on Sunday served notice to five major private hospitals here for not reserving 50 per cent of their beds for treating Covid patients amid surging cases.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In what could add to latest string of cyber breaches at India-based entities, a cyber security researcher on Sunday claimed that credit card details of nearly 10 lakh people who purchased online on Domino's Pizza India is allegedly being sold for over Rs 4 crore on the Dark Web.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 18 (IANS) The "Metro Man of India", Dr E. Sreedharan is a late entrant to politics and he entered with a bang bringing in both bouquets and brickbats. While there has been an overwhelming response to his politics from the middle and upper class, there has been harsh criticism from the ruling Left Democratic Front and the opposition, United Democratic Front. The BJP on the other hand is brimming with confidence that their Kerala unit could rope in such a person with a national appeal to its fold. Metro Man spoke to IANS in a brief interview.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The susceptibility to Covid infections appears to be particularly high immediately after vaccination either due to lower immunity or due to unsafe behaviour.