South Korea administers first COVID-19 shots to people at long-term care facilities

The government has also decided to extend current social distancing levels for at least another two…

Variant, strain and mutation of SARS-CoV-2 all mean different things- Technology News, Firstpost

Abigail BanerjiFeb 25, 2021 19:47:24 IST With ‘Ms Rona’, better known as the coronavirus, celebrating her…

Maharashtra: 229 students test COVID-19 positive at school hostel in Washim

Four school staffers have also tested positive, an official said, adding that the school premises have…

West Bengal makes negative COVID-19 report must for arrivals from Maharashtra, 3 other states

Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana should undergo RT-PCR tests within 72 hours of…

India reports 16,738 COVID-19 infections in past 24 hours; highest since 29 January

The COVID-19 toll increased to 1,56,705 on Thursday with 138 daily new fatalities. The daily deaths…

New COVID-19 variant spreading in New York, found in samples from November 2020, studies claim

By mid-February, the new variant accounted for roughly one in four viral sequences in a database…

Ghana becomes first African country to receive COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX alliance

Ghana’s food and drug authority has already authorised the use of the Indian-made vaccines as well…

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine synthesized for the South African variant is ready for testing

Either a South Africa variant-specific candidate could be used as a booster or a booster that…

Pfizer COVID-19 shot shines in ‘real world’ test, prevents severe disease across age groups

The vaccine was found 92 percent effective at preventing severe disease after two shots and 62…

Maharashtra records over 8,000 COVID-19 cases after four months; Delhi, Bengal mandate RT-PCR test for visitors

Earlier today, announcing the next phase of India‚Äôs vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said that…