Sunday, October 2, 2022

India's organic food market glittering post coronavirus pandemic

Business | September 19, 2022 7:29:14 PM IST
New Delhi [India], September 19 (ANI/PNN): An uptick in the organic food market is one sector that has benefited from Covid-19. Before the pandemic, organic food sales had been rising consistently. However, the last few of years have seen a dramatic incre... read..

People in China plead for food, medical aid amid strict coronavirus lockdowns

Beijing | September 13, 2022 10:30:26 PM IST
Ahead of a vital meeting of the ruling Communist Party, people across China will continue to bear the brunt of the strict zero COVID policy as Xi is set to begin a third five-year term next month as a result of which lockdowns are expected to stay in plac... read..

Study: Shape of coronavirus affects its transmission

Okinawa | August 31, 2022 11:27:44 PM IST
Images of the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, have been imprinted in our brains since the commencement of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the way we commonly visualise the virus, as a spherical with spikes, is not entirely true. Microscope images of infected tis... read..

Frontier Biotechnologies announces positive phase 1 results of its first coronavirus main protease (Mpro) small molecule inhibitor

Business | August 10, 2022 10:57:39 AM IST
Atlanta (Georgia) [US], August 10 (ANI/PRNewswire): Frontier Biotechnologies, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and dissemination of innovative medicines that improve patient health, announced positive results from the Phas... read..

Pakistan's coronavirus positivity rate reaches 3 pc

Islamabad | July 25, 2022 11:59:36 AM IST
After several weeks of fluctuation in Covid cases, Pakistan registered a positivity rate of 3 per cent with 582 fresh cases reported during the last 24 hours, National Institute of Health, Islamabad (NIH) data reported.... read..

Cyprus reinstates mandatory mask-wearing indoors after coronavirus spike

Europe | July 6, 2022 10:55:34 PM IST
Nicosia [Cyprus], July 6 (ANI/Xinhua): The government of Cyprus has reintroduced the mandatory wearing of masks indoors, just over a month after scrapping the measure.... read..

Research shows new coronavirus antibody detection method that does not require blood sample

Tokyo | July 1, 2022 5:25:46 PM IST
In spite of significant and impressive advances in vaccine technology, the global COVID-19 pandemic is over by any means. An important challenge in limiting the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is identifying the infe... read..

Our Africa by Merck Foundation on GHOne TV, Ghana with their 7th episode to address coronavirus health awareness

Business | June 30, 2022 4:27:02 PM IST
Accra [Ghana]/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 30 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany released the Seventh Episode of their TV program - "Our Africa by Merck Foundation" at 2 pm on Sunday, June 26, 202... read..

Coronavirus should be a priority, not CAA, says Nitish

Patna |Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST
Bihar Chief Ninister Nitish Kumar on Friday made an oblique reference to his stand on Citizenship Amendment Act which the Centre is hinting to implement in the country after coronavirus abates.... read..

Study confirms airborne transmission of coronavirus

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
A collaborative study by a group of scientists from the CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad and the CSIR-IMTech, Chandigarh, with hospitals in Hyderabad and Mohali has confirmed the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2.... read..

Brazil lifts coronavirus-related public health emergency

Asia | April 18, 2022 1:23:27 PM IST
Brasilia [Brazil], April 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The Brazilian government is lifting the public health emergency announced in the country at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, about two years ago, Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said.... read..

Researchers find how coronavirus triggers immune response in brain

London | March 18, 2022 11:22:26 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Huddersfield demonstrated how the induction of brain inflammation accounts for neurological damage in COVID19 patients.... read..

Lawmakers in US propose bipartisan probe of origins of coronavirus

Washington | February 7, 2022 1:20:29 AM IST
A proposal is being circulated by the two senior members of the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions to create a 12-member commission of private citizens with broad authority to investigate the origins of the COVID-19 and how the U... read..

Putin wishes Erdogan, wife full recovery from coronavirus

Asia | February 6, 2022 9:20:51 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], February 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin wished Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife a full recovery from the coronavirus and "good health for many years to come," the Kremlin press service said on Sunday.... read..

China's coronavirus policy impacts trade with South East Asia

Hanoi | February 6, 2022 7:21:03 PM IST
China has gone to great lengths to keep the coronavirus out of its borders. It has screened mail and tested thousands of packages of fruit and frozen foods despite little evidence that the virus can be transmitted through such products. It has locked down... read..

Greek Prime Minister wishes Erdogan swift recovery from coronavirus infection

Europe | February 6, 2022 7:20:33 AM IST
Athens [Greece], February 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has wished Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a speedy recovery from COVID-19.... read..

Turkish President says contracted Omicron variant of coronavirus

Ankara | February 5, 2022 7:20:41 PM IST
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday announced that he contracted the Omicron strain of coronavirus.... read..

China reports 27 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hrs

Beijing | February 5, 2022 8:51:45 AM IST
As China is hosting Beijing Winter Olympics, it reported 27 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours amid the zero-Covid policy, local media reported citing the National Health Commission on Saturday.... read..

S.Korean military to bolster coronavirus testing capacity

Seoul |Monday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST
South Korea's military plans to beef up its Covid-19 testing capacity amid the emergence of the omicron variant as the dominant strain in the country, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.... read..

First community cases of Omicron coronavirus strain detected in Vietnam

Asia | January 19, 2022 1:51:20 PM IST
Hanoi [Vietnam], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has identified the country's first cases of the Omicron coronavirus strain in people who have not traveled abroad, media reported.... read..

Coronavirus is here to stay, will not vanish completely: WHO

Moscow |Sunday, 2022 9:45:11 PM IST
The way the novel coronavirus pandemic is developing suggests that the virus will never go away completely, WHO Representative to Russia Melita Vujnovic said on Sunday.... read..

Chinese mainland reports 143 locally transmitted coronavirus cases

Beijing | January 14, 2022 12:50:31 PM IST
The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 143 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on Friday, reported Xinhua.... read..

Omicron variant detected in over 50 pc of coronavirus-infected people in Moscow

Europe | January 14, 2022 9:20:12 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], January 14 (ANI/Sputnik): The Omicron variant is detected in over 50per cent of coronavirus-infected people in Moscow, mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Friday.... read..

Croatia reports highest-ever weekly coronavirus caseload

Zagreb |Friday, 2022 8:45:07 AM IST
In the previous seven days, Croatia has recorded over 48,600 new Covid-19 cases, the highest weekly caseload since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said at a government session.... read..

Merck Foundation announced 67 winners of Merck Foundation Mask up with Care Media Awards 2021 to raise awareness about Coronavirus

Business | January 13, 2022 2:20:57 PM IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]/ Accra [Ghana], January 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with African First Ladies announced the winners of Merck Foundation "Mask up with Care" Media Re... read..

US airlines feel stress as Omicron drives coronavirus wave: report

Washington |Thursday, 2022 10:15:07 AM IST
The highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant has driven up the latest wave of the health crisis in the US and added stress to the US airlines, some of which otherwise may have upside earnings, according to a recent Reuters report.... read..

Covaxin can neutralise Delta, Omicron variants of coronavirus: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi | January 12, 2022 8:20:53 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Wednesday claimed that its COVID vaccine Covaxin can neutralise both Delta and Omicron variants of coronavirus.... read..

Japan extends strict border measures as coronavirus cases rise

Tokyo | January 11, 2022 12:50:01 PM IST
Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, Japan has decided to extend the entry ban on non-resident foreigners until the end of February.... read..

Sussanne Khan tests positive for coronavirus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 11, 2022 11:21:25 AM IST
Hrithik Roshan's ex-wife and interior designer Sussanne Khan has contracted COVID-19.... read..

UK records another 141,472 new coronavirus cases

London |Monday, 2022 7:45:07 AM IST
The UK reported another 141,472 coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 14,475,192, according to official figures released Sunday.... read..

New coronavirus variant 'Deltacron' emerges in Cyprus

Nicosia | January 9, 2022 2:50:55 PM IST
A new coronavirus variant Deltacron has emerged in Cyprus which has a similar genetic background to the Delta variant, as well as some of the mutations from Omicron, and experts say that it is not something to be worried about at the moment, a media repor... read..

21 inmates in Delhi jails infected with Coronavirus

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
As many as 21 prisoners in Delhi jails have tested positive for Covid-19, a top official said on Friday.... read..

Nora Fatehi recovers from coronavirus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 7, 2022 6:51:07 PM IST
Actor Nora Fatehi on Friday said that she has recovered from COVID-19.... read..

New coronavirus variant IHU detected in France, found in traveller returning from Cameroon

Marseille | January 5, 2022 10:20:05 PM IST
A new coronavirus variant B.1.640.2 also known as IHU variant has been detected in a traveller returning from Cameroon, announced the hospital IHU Mediterrannee in Marseille, France.... read..

Former Bihar CM Manjhi tests positive for coronavirus

Patna |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST
Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and 17 others, including family members and staffers, tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, a party leader said.... read..

84 pc of Delhi's total COVID-19 cases in last two days were of Omicron variant of coronavirus: Satyendar Jain

New Delhi | January 3, 2022 9:19:44 PM IST
84 per cent of Delhi's total COVID-19 cases in the last two days were of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday.... read..

Number of coronavirus patients at New York hospitals nearly doubles in past 10 days

Europe | January 2, 2022 8:19:29 AM IST
New York [US], January 2 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the US state of New York almost doubled in the past ten days amid the spread of the Omicron variant, according to the latest data on Governor Kathy Hochul's website... read..

Europe faces massive surges in COVID infections, France records nearly 1,80,000 new coronavirus cases

Paris | December 29, 2021 3:49:51 AM IST
The number of COVID infections has surged to a new level in Europe as France has logged a record of nearly 1,80,000 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.... read..

'No existence of Coronavirus, devotees will visit Gangasagar mela': Kapil Muni Temple chief priest

South 24 Paraganas (West Bengal) | December 28, 2021 11:20:15 PM IST
Even as various parts of the country are reporting a surge in COVID-19 cases, Kapil Muni Temple chief priest Gyan Das on Tuesday said that coronavirus does not exit and devotees will definitely visit Gangasagar mela that is scheduled to take place at West... read..

China's Xi'an logs 811 COVID-19 cases amid surge in coronavirus infections

Xi'an | December 28, 2021 6:51:15 PM IST
Xi'an, the capital of China's Shaanxi Province reported 175 confirmed locally transmitted COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the total tally to 811 amid the surge in coronavirus cases in the country, local media reported on Tuesday.... read..

Ranvir Shorey, Konkona Sensharma's son tests positive for coronavirus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | December 28, 2021 5:49:45 PM IST
Actors Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sensharma's son Haroon has contracted coronavirus.... read..

Biden orders emergency management agency to assist with coronavirus testing: White House

US | December 28, 2021 7:19:35 AM IST
Washington [US], December 28 (ANI/Sputnik): US President Joe Biden has issued an executive order for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist with coronavirus testing across the United States, the White House announced in a memorandum.... read..

For 8 consecutive days, Hanoi leads country in number of new cases of coronavirus infection

Asia | December 27, 2021 4:49:36 PM IST
Hanoi [Vietnam], December 27 (ANI/VOVWORLD): On December 26, a total of 18,556 people who fell ill with the dangerous virus recovered.... read..

New research suggests coronavirus lingers throughout body, brain for months

US | December 26, 2021 10:49:41 PM IST
Washington [US], December 26 (ANI/Sputnik): A new research by scientists from the National Institutes of Health, the main US health research agency, found that the new coronavirus spreads throughout the human body causing systemic infection and can linger... read..

UK reports more than 120,000 daily coronavirus cases for first time

Europe | December 25, 2021 3:19:43 AM IST
London [UK], December 25 (ANI/Xinhua): Britain has reported another 122,186 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, exceeding 120,000 daily cases for the first time since of the start of the pandemic, according to official figures released Friday.... read..
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