90% of people with Covid likely to have underlying heart damage: Experts
Why Omicron variant is less severe than Delta
  • Why Omicron variant is less severe than Delta(15:02)

    London, Jan 25 (IANS) The Omicron variant of Covid is highly contagious but is known to cause less severe disease than Delta. This is after being better at escaping immune protection by vaccinations and previous infections. However, the reasons for this have so far remained elusive.

Pfizer, CornoaVac vax linked to heart inflammation risk in adolescents
Reinforce surveillance to reduce avian influenza spillover: UN-backed scientific task force
India's Covid cases fall to 2.55L, positivity rate dips to 15.5%
  • India's Covid cases fall to 2.55L, positivity rate dips to 15.5%(10:20)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) After reporting over three lakh new cases for five days in a row, India reported 2,55,874 fresh Covid infections in a span of 24 hours and the daily positivity rate came down to 15.52 per cent, said the Union health ministry on Tuesday morning.

Coimbatore turns TN's Covid hotspot
  • Coimbatore turns TN's Covid hotspot(09:56)

    Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The industrial and commercial city of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is turning into the state's Covid hotspot as the positivity rate has increased to 26.6 per cent.

UP tops with 25 cr Covid vax doses
  • UP tops with 25 cr Covid vax doses(08:58)

    Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in India to have administered more than 25 crore doses of Covid vaccines.

Global Covid caseload tops 354.3 mn
  • Global Covid caseload tops 354.3 mn(08:08)

    Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 354.3 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.60 million and vaccinations to over 9.81 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Myanmar reports 37 more Omicron cases
  • Myanmar reports 37 more Omicron cases(03:04)

    Yangon, Jan 25 (IANS) Myanmar recorded 37 more Covid-19 cases of the Omicron variant, bringing the total tally of confirmed Omicron cases to 183, according to a release from its Ministry of Health.

Singapore reports 3,002 new Covid-19 cases
Pandemic entering
Xinjiang reports 4 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 10 asymptomatic carriers
Covid claims 25 lives in Gujarat, new cases dip
  • Covid claims 25 lives in Gujarat, new cases dip(23:00)

    Gandhinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Though the number of fresh Covid cases has come down in Gujarat since the past few of days, the states Covid fatality has become a cause of concern with 25 people succumbing to the virus in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to over 100 in just six days.

Karnataka logs 46,426 new Covid cases, 32 deaths
Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday
Delhi's Covid cases fall to 5,760, deaths still high at 30
J&K reports 5,394 new cases, 8 deaths
90% people lost some degree of vision due to pandemic: Experts
Global conditions ideal for more Covid variants to emerge: WHO
  • Global conditions ideal for more Covid variants to emerge: WHO(19:04)

    Geneva, Jan 24 (IANS) It is dangerous to assume that Omicron will be the last variant, or the pandemic is going to end, when global conditions are seen as ideal for more Covid variants to emerge, said the World Health Organization (WHO) chief on Monday.

Covid has still got a 'long, long way' to go: WHO Special Envoy
'Nocebo effect' behind two-thirds of Covid vax side effects: Study
Kerala Health Minister dismisses false reports on Covid
  • Kerala Health Minister dismisses false reports on Covid(16:10)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) With close to 1.70 lakh new Covid cases in Kerala in the past four days and the daily test positivity rate reaching as high as 45 per cent, State Health Minister Veena George on Monday dispelled media reports that there is a huge shortage of health facilities following the massive spike.

K'taka: Covid cases explode in Ballari, Mandya colleges
  • K'taka: Covid cases explode in Ballari, Mandya colleges(15:42)

    Ballari, Jan 24 (IANS) As many as 37 Covid cases have been reported from Krishnadevaraya University in Nandihalli Post Graduation Center in Sandur taluk of Karnataka's Ballari district on Monday. According to University sources, the test results of many more students are yet to come.