Category: Health

Pandemic leaves Indians mired in massive medical debts

NEW DELHI — As coronavirus cases ravaged India this spring, Anil Sharma visited his 24-year-old son Saurav at a private hospital in northwest New Delhi every day for more than two months. In May, as India’s new COVID-19 cases broke global records to reach 400,000 a day, Saurav […]

Protesters against COVID restrictions clash with police in Paris-BFM Television

PARIS, July 24 – Anti-vaccination protesters and other demonstrators against COVID-19 restrictions in France clashed with the police in central Paris on Saturday, leading anti-riot forces to use teargas, BTM Television reported. Beyond Paris, protests were expected to take place in cities such as Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes and […]

India reports 39,097 new covid-19 cases in last 24 hours – govt

India reported on Saturday 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a government statement said. The COVID-19 death toll rose by 546, with total deaths reaching 420,016, health ministry data showed.Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Edmund Klamann REUTERS JULY 24, 2021 Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters […]

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising?

Should vaccinated people mask up with COVID-19 cases rising? It depends on your situation, but masking in public can provide another layer of protection and help prevent the virus from spreading to others who aren’t protected. An easing of safety precautions and the large number of people who […]

India’s Bharat Biotech says vaccine 93.4% effective against severe COVID-19

July 3 – Phase-III trials of a vaccine made by India’s Bharat Biotech showed it was 93.4% effective against severe symptomatic COVID-19, the firm said on Saturday, a finding that could boost people’s acceptance of Covaxin. The data demonstrated 65.2% protection against the Delta variant, first identified in India, that […]

Will one dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine protect me?

LONDON — Will one dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine protect me? Yes, but not nearly as much as if you had both doses. Experts recommend getting fully vaccinated, especially with the emergence of worrisome coronavirus mutations such as the delta variant first identified in India. The COVID-19 vaccines rolling […]

India reports 45,951 new COVID-19 cases, 817 deaths

BENGALURU, June 30 – India reported on Wednesday 45,951 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed. India’s coronavirus-related deaths rose by 817 overnight. Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Christopher Cushing Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

COVID-19: India records 37,566 new cases, 907 more deaths

New Delhi, Jun 29: The single-day rise in fresh cases was recorded below 40,000 after 102 days, bringing the COVID-19 infection tally to 3,03,16,897, while the daily fatalities remained below 1,000 for the second consecutive day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday India saw […]


DELHI, JUNE 28: India achieves another milestone in COVID19 vaccination and overtakes USA in total number of CovidVaccine doses administered. 32.36 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive India reports 46,148new cases in last 24 hours India’s Active Caseload declines to 5,72,994 Active cases constitute […]

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