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DELHI, JULY 30: 45.60 Cr. Vaccine Doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 3,07,43,972total recoveries across the country so far Recovery Rate currently at 97.38% 42,360patients recovered during last 24 hours India reports 44,230new cases in last 24 hours India’s Active caseload currently 4,05,155 Active cases constitute […]

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: UK PM failed ‘disastrously’ in COVID-19 crisis – ex-adviser British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s former chief adviser said his ex-boss failed in the COVID-19 crisis and ministers fell “disastrously short” of the standards the public had a […]

Researchers find coronavirus was circulating in Italy earlier than thought

ROME – The new coronavirus was circulating in Italy in September 2019, a study by the National Cancer Institute (INT) of the Italian city of Milan shows, signaling that it might have spread beyond China earlier than thought. The World Health Organization has said the new coronavirus and […]

Ethnic minorities disproportionately affected by coronavirus – The Lancet

 Ethnic minority groups are disproportionately affected by the novel coronavirus, with Blacks and Asians at increased risk of COVID-19 infection compared to white individuals, according to an analysis published in The Lancet medical journal bit.ly/3kol5kR. About 18.7 million patients from 50 studies were included to establish the findings, the […]

UK scientific advisor says coronavirus unlikely to be eradicated

LONDON – The coronavirus will be around for “evermore” as it is unlikely it will be eradicated, a British scientist on the government’s advisory committee for the pandemic said on Wednesday, although a vaccine would help improve the situation. Britain, like other countries in Europe, is currently in […]

Last doctor standing: Pandemic pushes Indian hospital to brink

BHAGALPUR, India – Guards armed with rifles escort Dr. Kumar Gaurav as he makes the rounds at his hospital on the banks of the Ganges River. The guards are there to protect him from the relatives of patients, including those suffering from COVID-19. The relatives keep barging into […]

Thousands protest in Berlin against coronavirus restrictions

BERLIN — Thousands protested Germany’s coronavirus restrictions Saturday in a Berlin demonstration marking what organizers called “the end of the pandemic” — a declaration that comes just as authorities are voicing increasing concerns about an uptick in new infections. With few masks in sight, a dense crowd marched […]

In Mumbai’s slums, over half of population probably infected with coronavirus, survey says

MUMBAI – More than half the people living in Mumbai’s sprawling slums are probably infected with the novel coronavirus, which suggests the metropolis could be heading toward herd immunity, a government official and a health expert said on Wednesday, citing a recent survey. India has the world’s third-highest […]

Global vaccine plan may allow rich countries to buy more

LONDON — Politicians and public health leaders have publicly committed to equitably sharing any coronavirus vaccine that works, but the top global initiative to make that happen may allow rich countries to reinforce their own stockpiles while making fewer doses available for poor ones. Activists warn that without […]

US grapples with pandemic as its origins are traced in China

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in new confirmed cases. Meanwhile, two World Health Organization experts went in China for a mission to […]

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