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Portal launched for applications under 'PM CARES for Children' scheme
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Centre has launched a web portal to facilitate submission of applications and identification of children eligible to receive support under the 'PM CARES for Children' scheme.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K sees 197 Covid recoveries, 166 new cases, no death
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) For the second consecutive day on Sunday, no Covid related death was reported in J&K where 197 patients recovered and 166 new cases were reported during last 24 hours.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi reviews medical infrastructure in Ayodhya
Lucknow/Ayodhya, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday reviewed the medical and health infrastructure in Ayodhya in view of the expected third wave of the Covid pandemic.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
With 66 new Covid cases, Delhi set to open completely from Monday
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With only 66 new Covid cases and two deaths reported on Sunday, Delhi is all set to open completely from Monday. While, theatres and multiplexes will open with 50 per cent occupancy, full seating capacity is allowed in public transport buses and the Delhi Metro from Monday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid vaccination coverage crosses 43 crore
New July 25 (IANS) India's cumulative Covid vaccine coverage has crossed the 43 crore mark, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry announced on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Thousands participate in Lashkar Bonalu celebrations in T'gana
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) Thousands of devotees flocked the Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad here on Sunday as the annual Lashkar Bonalu was celebrated with traditional gaiety.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Higher net worth at midlife means a longer life: Study
New York, July 25 (IANS) What is the connection of your net worth with a longer, healthier life? A lot, say researchers. In a first such wealth and longevity study, a team of US researchers have claimed that Americans with higher net worth at midlife tend to live longer.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Chinese city launches 2nd round of nucleic acid test
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A second round of Covid-19 nucleic acid test was launched in Nanjing city, capital of China's Jiangsu province, following a resurgence of new confirmed cases.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
India logs over 39K Covid cases, 535 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Sunday recorded 39,742 cases of Covid-19 and 535 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Online classes: 55% students report health issues
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 193.6 mn
Washington, July 25 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.15 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.81 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Turkey's Covid cases surge amid calls for vigilance
Istanbul, July 25 (IANS) The daily Covid-19 cases across Turkey have jumped to over 11,000 for the first time since mid-May, while authorities call for renewed vigilance as holidaymakers seem to have cast aside hygiene and social distancing rules.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Oxygen Express to supply LMO to Bangladesh for first time
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An Oxygen Express train of the Indian Railways will supply 200 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers, the Ministry of Railways said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Good cholesterol' may protect liver: Study
New York, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a type of "good cholesterol" that protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Andhra logs 2K more Covid cases, tally rises to 19.5L
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday logged 2,174 new Covid cases, raising the state's overall tally beyond 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,358.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Covid onslaught: Kerala reports 18,531 new cases, 98 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) Kerala continued to lead the rest of the country in terms of daily Covid cases, as 18,531 people turned positive in the state after 1,55,568 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
No Covid death, 178 recoveries and 88 new cases in J&K
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) No Covid-19 related death was reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday where 178 patients recovered while 88 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study
New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
China's Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China's Sinopharm Covid jab, which is approved in more than 50 countries, produces less protective antibodies against coronavirus in elderly people, a study revealed.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
UNGA to help 1.1 bn people with preventable sight loss by 2030
New York, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted its first-ever resolution on vision aimed at ensuring global access to eye care for the 1.1 billion people living with preventable sight loss by 2030.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Country's largest family health centre opened in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) The country's largest family health centre was opened at Vazhakkad in Malappuram here on Saturday by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan online.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
K'taka govt eases curbs in places of worship, allows amusement parks to reopen
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Saturday further eased restrictions in places of worship and also allowed amusement parks and similar places to reopen from Sunday onwards.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US purchased extra 200 million doses of Covid jab: Pfizer
New York, July 24 (IANS) The US government has purchased an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
China reports 13 new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported 13 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases, with 12 in Jiangsu and one in Sichuan, the National Health Commission said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Colleges gear up to welcome students from Monday in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) After the long Covid-19 hiatus, degree Colleges across the state in Karnataka are gearing up to welcome students to the campuses which are opening on Monday (July 26).
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
WHO, ECDC call for enhanced efforts to prevent Delta transmission
Copenhagen, July 24 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have called for the reinforcement of enhanced efforts to prevent the transmission of the Delta Covid-19 variant as it has become the most dominant strain across much of the continent.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Denmark,Health/Medicine
SF Covid cases rose faster than California, Bay Area
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases increased faster in San Francisco alone in the past week, as compared to the Bay Area and entire state of California, according to new data.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine
3-year-old swallows Ganesha idol in Karnataka, survives
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) A three-year-old boy who swallowed roughly 5 centimeters long lord Ganesha idol had a miraculous escape after immediate medical intervention in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Cases of dry eyes, digital screen strain, mature cataract on the rise
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) The number of cases of dry eyes and digital eye strain has gone up during the pandemic period, said a top official of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology,Health/Medicine
LA County reports highest daily Covid spike since Feb
Los Angeles, July 24 (IANS) Los Angeles County, the most populous in the US, reported 3,058 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike since February 13.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Explained: How antibodies attack spike protein of Covid variants
New York, July 24 (IANS) A team of US researchers has created an "atlas" that charts how 152 different antibodies attack a major piece of the SARS-CoV-2 machinery, the spike protein, as it has evolved since 2020.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Open air travel for inoculated passengers: IATA (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) International air travel should be opened up for at least fully vaccinated air passengers, global airlines' association IATA told IANS.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
India logs 39K Covid cases, 546 deaths
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India on Saturday recorded 39,097 cases of Covid and 546 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 193.1 mn
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 193.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.14 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.78 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Canada's new cases of Covid up over past week
Ottawa, July 24 (IANS) Canada reported an average of 448 new Covid-19 cases daily on July 16-22, up 13 percent over the previous week, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
'Incredible efficiency': Delta variant driving 83% of US cases (Ld)
New York, July 24 (IANS) America's Covid-19 curve is creeping up in the wrong direction, again. The "incredible efficiency" of the Delta variant is being blamed for Covid-19 cases roaring back in more than 90 per cent of US jurisdictions with severe outbreaks in parts of the country with low vaccination coverage.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Russia registers 23,811 daily Covid cases
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russia registered 23,811 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours as the Delta variant continued to spread, taking the nationwide tally to 6,078,522, the official monitoring and response centre said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Chile registers less than 2,000 daily Covid cases again
Santiago, July 24 (IANS) Chile registered less than 2,000 daily Covid-19 cases after reporting 1,656 new infections in the last 24 hours, for a total of 1,606,358 cases, Health Minister Enrique Paris said on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Cuba sets new record with 7,784 Covid infections in one day
Havana, July 24 (IANS) Cuba set on Friday a new record of Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours with 7,784, for a total of 316,383 cases, the Ministry of Public Health said.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Cuba,Health/Medicine
Delta variant poses increasing threat to unvaccinated Americans
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Covid-19 cases, deaths and hospitalizations continue to surge among the unvaccinated across the US, fuelled by the rapid spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Karnataka logs 1,705 new Covid cases, 30 deaths
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) With the pandemic's second wave curve flattening, 1,705 new Covid cases were registered, while 30 patients succumbed to the infection during the day in Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Friday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra logs 1,747 new Covid cases, 14 deaths
Amaravati, July 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Friday recorded 1,747 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally to over 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,939.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Customised crash course launched for Covid frontline workers: Govt
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A customised crash course for Covid-19 frontline workers has been launched to train about one lakh people in six healthcare-related job roles, the Parliament was informed on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Odisha CM asks officials to remain fully prepared for third wave
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday asked officials to remain fully prepared to tackle a possible third wave of Covid-19, which may hit by August end.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Curbs increased in Kerala as Covid TPR crosses 13%
Thiruvananthapuram, July 23 (IANS) With the daily test positivity rate crossing 13 per cent on Friday as 17,518 people turning Covid positive from 1,28,489 samples tested in the past 24 hours, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said lockdown norms will have to be strengthened.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Demand for admission in Chennai Corporation schools soars amid pandemic
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) With the Covid-19 pandemic leading to people losing work, especially those who are self-employed or employed in private firms, there are some cases, where both the husband and wife have suffered from job losses, and here, their focus is on reducing their expenses, especially on children's school fees.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine
redBus announces rollout of India's first vaccinated bus service
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) In a first for the bus transport sector, redBus, India's largest online bus ticketing platform, announced the launch of vaccinated bus services across 600+ major routes in the country.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
23 km green corridor in Delhi saves life of BSF constable
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police on Friday created a 23 km green corridor in the city from Jasola to Rajendra Place, to help transport a cadaveric liver.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi reports 58 new Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The national capital reported 58 new Covid cases and one death in the last 24 hours, as per the daily health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Friday.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Parents launch 'No Vaccine No School' campaign in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) Parents in Rajasthan have launched a "No Vaccine No School" campaign to protest the state government's decision to reopen schools from August 2 for all classes from Nursery to class XII.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics