Individuals Can Get Re-Infected After Recovery From Covid-19 Infections : ICMR Expert

Individuals Can Get Re-Infected After Recovery From Covid-19 Infections : ICMR Expert

Dr. Sharma believes that vaccine and anti-bodies in the human body have been a weapon against Coronavirus. A number of people who had recovered from Coronavirus infections in second wave are getting infected again. Fresh Covid-19 cases are being report in large numbers daily across the country. Amid the rising cases infections caused by Omicron […]

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How Effective Sanitisers, Social Distancing Against Omicron; Here’s What Experts Say

How Effective Sanitisers, Social Distancing Against Omicron; Here’s What Experts Say

India recorded 2.58 lakh new Covid-19 cases and 385 fatalities in the previous 24 hours, according to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on January 17. As indicated by the significant rise in cases, the Omicron strain of COVID-19 is known to be highly transmissible. In this scenario, all are curious to know […]

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Are Self-Testing Kits For Covid-19 Reliable? Know Which is The Best Option

Are Self-Testing Kits For Covid-19 Reliable? Know Which is The Best Option

The third wave of Covid-19 has spread at a frightening pace across India. Due to this, there has been a sudden increase in the demand for self-testing kits across the country. The self-testing kits offer a rapid antigen test which helps in the preliminary diagnosis of the virus. The price of these RAT kits starts […]

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In Greece, Unvaccinated Older People Now Face Monthly Fines

In Greece, Unvaccinated Older People Now Face Monthly Fines

A person gets tested for Covid-19 at a clinic (Image: Reuters) Older people failing to get vaccinated will face penalties, starting at a 50-euro fine in January and followed by a monthly fine of 100 euros after that. Associated Press Athens (Greece) Last Updated:January 17, 2022, 16:41 IST FOLLOW US ON: Greece Monday imposed a […]

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Vaccination Mandated for Commuters on Manila Public Transit

Vaccination Mandated for Commuters on Manila Public Transit

People who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19 were banned from riding public transport in the Philippine capital region Monday in a desperate move that has sparked protests from labour and human rights groups. The Philippines’s vaccination campaign has been dogged by public hesitancy and delays, while the highly contagious omicron variant has fueled a […]

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Nepal Starts Giving Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shots as Infections Surge Due to Omicron

Nepal Starts Giving Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shots as Infections Surge Due to Omicron

The US eralier donated vaccines free of cost and without preconditions, as part of the United States’s ongoing support to Nepal during the pandemic. (REUTERS) Daily cases jumped by 4,961 on Sunday, the biggest 24-hour increase in more than six months, taking total infections to 955,206. Reuters Kathmandu Last Updated:January 17, 2022, 14:10 IST FOLLOW […]

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Australia PM Blames Omicron for Testing Woes as Covid-19 Cases Hit Downward Trend

Australia PM Blames Omicron for Testing Woes as Covid-19 Cases Hit Downward Trend

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday the shortages of at-home antigen tests were ”not unique” to the country as authorities deal with a runaway Omicron outbreak that has driven up hospitalisation rates and strains testing systems. Australia is facing a shortage of at-home rapid antigen test kits after asymptomatic close contacts were told […]

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New Billionaire Created Every Day But 160 million Pushed into Poverty During Covid: Oxfam

New Billionaire Created Every Day But 160 million Pushed into Poverty During Covid: Oxfam

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on most of us, in both health and economic aspects. The pandemic, which began making its mark globally over two years back, has on one hand taken away the lives of nearly 60 lakh people, and on the other hand rendered thousands jobless — with economies of several […]

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'Herd Immunity, Not Herd Mentality...' Top US Doctor Shares 5 Lessons After Recovering From Omicron

‘Herd Immunity, Not Herd Mentality…’ Top US Doctor Shares 5 Lessons After Recovering From Omicron

A top US doctor recently took to Twitter to share five lessons from his experience of getting infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19 that is currently driving up cases across countries. On January 15, Faheem Younus, University of Maryland, said in a series of tweets that he developed symptoms two weeks ago and tested […]

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