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Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, June 18, 2021
COVID-19 in India: Google to provide Rs 113 cr to build oxygen plants, train rural healthcare workersGoogle's philanthropic arm Google.org announced on Thursday that it will provide Rs 109 crore ($15 million) to India to assist in the fight against coronavirus. The fund will be used to support procurement and installation of around 80 oxygen generation plants in healthcare facilities in high-need and rural locations. The funds will go to GiveIndia and PATH. The two organisations will oversee...


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, June 17, 2021
COVID-19: Is there a 'Moscow strain'? Sputnik V vaccine maker believes soThere may be a new mutant of coronavirus in Russia's capital Moscow, so-called \"Moscow strain\", which may be behind the recent spike in cases in the city. The Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology, which developed COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, is studying the effectiveness of the jab against the new strain, as per Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella named as chair...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 15, 2021
In May, the WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain as the 'Delta' variant of SARS-CoV-2. The variant was identified as one of the drivers of the second wave of coronavirus infections that devastated parts of the country earlier this year. The 'Delta' variant has further mutated to form the 'Delta plus' or 'AY.1' variant. Initial data suggests that the Delta plus variant shows signs of resistance against the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment that was recently authorised by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). However, scientists say there is no immediate cause for concern since the prevalence of this new variant is still low in India.Also Read: COVID-19: New 'Delta plus' variant of SARS-CoV-2 emerges; all you need to know


BusinessToday.In
June 15, 2021
According to initial reports, this new Delta plus variant has shown signs of resistance against the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment which was recently approved by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)


BusinessToday.In
June 2, 2021
B.1.617.2 variant, known as the Delta variant has been reported in 62 countries as of June 1, the WHO mentioned in its weekly update


PTI
June 1, 2021
The WHO's move came nearly three weeks after India objected to the B.1.617 mutant of the novel coronavirus being termed an \"Indian Variant\" in media reports


BusinessToday.In
May 27, 2021
Pfizer told Indian authorities that its vaccine has demonstrated \"high effectiveness\" against the COVID-19 variant prevalent in India and on people of Indian ethnicity or nationality


Reuters
May 27, 2021
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will review 3,000-5,000 people above 45 years of age, of which up to 80% will be those who have taken the AstraZeneca vaccine made locally by the Serum Institute of India


BusinessToday.In
May 25, 2021
WHO's EUL authorisation is a pre-requisite for COVAX facility, which is meant to ensure COVID-19 vaccine supply to poorer nations. It also allows countries to expedite their own regulatory approval to import and administer COVID-19 vaccines


Reuters
May 23, 2021
A study by Public Health England found the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was 88% effective against the coronavirus variant first found in India


PTI
May 22, 2021
The Oxford/AstraZeneca two-dose vaccine is also being produced by the Serum Institute of India as Covishield and being administered among the adult population in India to protect against the deadly virus


Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, May 22, 2021
Singapore social media outlets issue correction notice on COVID-19 variant following Kejriwal's remarksFacebook and Twitter along with Singapore's largest media house have complied with the government's directive to issue a correction to the users of social media platforms in the city-state after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted about a new COVID-19 \"Singapore variant\". Singapore's Ministry of Health on Thursday invoked the Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act...


PTI
May 21, 2021
On Tuesday, Kejriwal on Twitter claimed that a new strain of the coronavirus found in Singapore could be very dangerous for children and urged the Indian government to cancel all air links with Singapore


PTI
May 19, 2021
Following Singapore foreign ministry's reaction regretting the 'unfounded assertions' by Kejriwal, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the Delhi chief minister does not speak for India


BusinessToday.In
May 16, 2021
Vaccination with Covaxin produced neutralising titres against all key emerging variants tested, including B.1.617 and B.1.1.7, first identified in India and the UK, respectively.


PTI
May 16, 2021
A leading UK scientist who advises the country's vaccination programme said on Saturday that vaccines being administered to protect against COVID-19 are \"almost certainly less effective\" against preventing the transmission of the B1.617.2 variant first identified in India


PTI
May 15, 2021
It will not be possible to achieve full protection against COVID-19 at the population level unless most adolescents and children are vaccinated


BusinessToday.In
May 15, 2021
Addressing a media briefing on Friday, May 14, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that the second year of COVID-19 will be \"far more deadly\" than the first for the world


BusinessToday.In
May 14, 2021
Health ministry has accepted recommendations of Covid-19 working group of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation and National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 to administer second jab after 12-16 weeks after the first one


BusinessToday.In
May 13, 2021
Additionally, the panel suggested that pregnant women should be offered the choice of vaccine and lactating women can be inoculated any time after delivery


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