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Delta Variant
India  /  Published 06.12.21

Omicron: milder 3rd wave in Feb

With Omicron, the new variant of SARS-CoV2, the third wave of coronavirus could hit the peak by February with cases likely to be reaching up to 1-1.5 lakh a day in the country, but it will be milder t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 06.12.21

Need for speedy vaccine redesign

Evolutionary biologist Tom Wenseleers from Belgian academic institution KU Leuven tells The Telegraph that omicron marks evolution at play, seems able to infect and re-infect 3 to 6 times faster than ...
By G.S. Mudur

India  /  Published 28.11.21

SA citizens infected with Delta variant

The two South African nationals who tested positive for COVID-19 were found to be infected with the delta variant, an official said. Both the South African nationals were infected with the delta vari...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

Business  /  Published 28.11.21

Macro data, new Covid variant to drive stock markets: Analysts

Stock markets this week will be driven mostly by updates related to the new coronavirus variant that sent equities tumbling globally on Friday, macroeconomic data announcements and auto sales numbers,...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.21

New Covid variant sparks fear

A new coronavirus variant first detected in Botswana earlier this month has stirred concern among scientists and health authorities across the world because of its unusually large count and class of m...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

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World  /  Published 15.11.21

Covid: China fights biggest Delta outbreak

China is battling its biggest COVID-19 outbreak caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant, with some areas restricting entry by people from a north-eastern city where infections have grown fast...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 25.10.21

MP: AY.4 variant infects 6

Six persons in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh were found infected with the new coronavirus variant AY.4, a health official said on Monday. As per the report received from the Delhi-based National ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Indore

Health  /  Published 20.10.21

Keep the mask up

Masks work best when everyone in the room is wearing one. That’s because when an infected person wears a mask, a large percentage of their exhaled infectious particles are trapped, stopping vira...
By Tara Parker-Pope

World  /  Published 04.10.21

Covid strains take to air: Studies

Newer variants of the coronavirus like Alpha and Delta are highly contagious, infecting far more people than the original virus. Two new studies offer a possible explanation: The virus is evolving to ...
By Apoorva Mandavilli

India  /  Published 07.09.21

Global study sheds light on Delta dominance

The Delta variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which has become the dominant strain in India and many other countries, most likely spread through its ability to evade neutralising antibodies and increased...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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