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World in stress due to new mutant Covid strain

Even as the world was ready to take a sigh of relief, a new variant of Covid virus has left countries in a tizzy. The new SARS-CoV-2 variant was revealed to be the reason behind the rapid surge in Covid-19 cases in South and East England. It is being referred to as VUI (Variant Under […]

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UK to go public with Covid 19 vaccine

Even as the world grapples with a second wave of Covid 19 infections, there’s a glint of good news during this festive season. The UK has become the first country in the world to approve a vaccine against Coronavirus. The Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine has been tested and would be ready to go public next week.  […]

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Covid 19: World panics under second wave

Even as all the eyes are peeled on the US Presidential Elections, the world has been battling another vicious campaign affecting our health. After weeks of respite, many countries went back to lockdown — some are following much stricter rules this time — in view of the second wave of Coronavirus infections.  The Chinese city […]

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Covid 19: He scorned it, now he has it

After months of undermining the effects and dangers related to Coronavirus, the US president Donald Trump declared that he was diagnosed with the infection last week. However, despite being still under treatment, he returned to White House and started working as usual. The US First Lady Melania Trump too has been diagnosed with the virus.  […]

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Covid 19: India is the new global hotspot; Oxford vaccine sees a hurdle

India has emerged as the global hotspot for Coronavirus infections with the number of cases crossing 4 million. The senior experts are not denying the possibility of a second wave of infections even as the country could not swim through the first wave. India surpassed Brazil to become the second-most Covid 19 infected country after […]

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India sees surge, many nations may witness second wave

India witnessed the highest one-day recorded Covid 19 infections with more than 80,000 cases. The country is reaching 4 million cases soon and there’s no sight of relief.  While Pune overtook Mumbai and Delhi as the new hotspot, other cities too have been witnessing a rise in numbers as lockdown rules get eased. Though the […]

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Pune surpasses Mumbai to register most cases in India

For the first time since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, any other city has recorded more numbers of infections than Mumbai. Pune has crossed the Maharashtra capital by registering more than 1,37,000 cases while Mumbai has recorded more than 1,31,000 cases. Looking at the population difference between the two cities, this is a cause of […]

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Russia says Covid vaccine is ready but World is still in doubt

Russia approved a novel coronavirus vaccine for public use and the Premier Vladimir Putin has even said that one of his daughters has already been administered the dose. Though this is good news, the vaccine has still not completed the final phase of human trials.  The Russian vaccine, developed by Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute, has cleared […]

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Vaccine hopes rise but cases refuse to subside

It seems there’s no end to the agony that is Coronavirus. Even as many countries continue to relax lockdown rules, many new nations are showing immense spikes in the number of cases. The Latin American and South African countries are now showing an increase in the number of cases. Though it may be a result […]

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India’s a major player in Covid 19 vaccine

India is not only the second most populous country of the world but it also has the highest market for vaccines. Whether any company in the world is able to invent a vaccine for Covid 19, one thing is for sure: India would play a major role in its production and consumption as well.  India, […]