Delta Variant
World  /  Published 26.01.22

US limits antibody omicron treatment

The Food and Drug Administration has formally restricted the use of antibody treatments that lost their once-considerable effect when faced with the omicron variant, pausing a therapy that had been wi...
By Christina Jewett

Education  /  Published 25.01.22

Vaccine inequity is responsible for the new Covid-19 strains

NO Not following protocol is the issue  Not following the Covid-19 protocol is the main reason. If at least a majority of the people had abided by the norms, the spread would have been less. T...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 24.01.22

Low turnout for Covid booster triggers suspicion of eligible Kolkatans’ infection

The turnout of healthcare and frontline workers and eligible senior citizens for the precautionary shot against Covid continues to be low, officials of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) hav...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

World  /  Published 21.01.22

Jabs ‘more protective than immunity’

Previous infection with the coronavirus appeared to provide stronger protection against the delta variant than did vaccination in a large sample of patients, the Centers for Disease Control and Preven...
By Apoorva Mandavilli

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Kolkatans opt for self-test Covid kits instead of confirmatory RT-PCR test

Self-testing and no-testing are making many Covid patients in Kolkata turn critical in the third wave of the pandemic, doctors have said. This time, the majority of those testing positive for Covid a...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengal tops in Covid death rate; Kolkata health experts blame it on other ailments

The number of Covid deaths has risen in the last fortnight but doctors and public health experts said most of the patients died because of other ailments and not any critical condition resulting from ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Why no mask? ‘I have it in my bag’, says Kolkatan

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By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Gautam Bose in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Universities in Kolkata mull retests for students

Students are testing positive for Covid and not being able to write the end semester examinations of various universities over digital platforms, said officials of the institutions. Symptoms like hig...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.01.22

Two out of 10 people down with Covid Delta variant in Bengal

The Delta variant was found in the rest — 22.8 per cent — of the samples, according to the state health department. Genome sequencing is done to ascertain what variant of virus had  i...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 12.01.22

Omicron: Covaxin booster effective

Bharat Biotech on Wednesday said a study has demonstrated that a booster dose of Covaxin has a neutralising effect on the Omicron and Delta variants of COVID-19. The study conducted at Emory Universi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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