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India logs 15,815 new Covid cases, 68 deaths

In the last 24 hours, India reported 15,815 new Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.
NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 15,815 new Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

World Organ Donation day: K'taka CM, Health Min to pledge to donate organs

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K. Sudhakar on Friday appealed to people to, amid this Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav, pledge to donate their organs which could be the "amrit" of someone's life.
BENGALURU: Karnataka Health Minister Dr K. Sudhakar on Friday appealed to people to, amid this Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav, pledge to donate their organs which could be the "amrit" of someone's life.

US sees a silent spread in undiagnosed polio cases

There must be several hundred cases of undiagnosed polio circulating in the US, according to a senior official with the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
NEW YORK: There must be several hundred cases of undiagnosed polio circulating in the US, according to a senior official with the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Delhi reports 2,726 Covid cases; 6 deaths

The national capital on Thursday reported 2,726 new Covid-19 cases -- the highest in the last six months since February 2, taking the overall caseload to 19,78,266, officials said.
NEW DELHI: The national capital on Thursday reported 2,726 new Covid-19 cases -- the highest in the last six months since February 2, taking the overall caseload to 19,78,266, officials said.

India reports 16,299 new Covid cases, 53 deaths

In the last 24 hours, India reported 16,299 new Covid-19 cases and 53 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.
NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 16,299 new Covid-19 cases and 53 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

Philippines logs 2,618 new Covid-19 cases, 27 deaths

MANILA: The Philippines reported 2, 618 new Covid-19 infections, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the Southeast Asian country to 3, 810, 772, the Ministry of Health said.

India logs 16,047 fresh Covid cases, 54 deaths

India on Wednesday witnessed a rise in Covid cases with 16,047 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, against previous day's 12,751 count, Union Health Ministry said.
DELHI: India on Wednesday witnessed a rise in Covid cases with 16,047 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, against previous day's 12,751 count, Union Health Ministry said.

Still possible to control monkeypox outbreak: Ex-FDA chief

Despite the US declaring monkeypox a public health emergency, former US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) chief Scott Gottlieb said that it is possible to prevent it from becoming an endemic virus -- a prospect officials likely failed with Covid-19.
NEW YORK: Despite the US declaring monkeypox a public health emergency, former US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) chief Scott Gottlieb said that it is possible to prevent it from becoming an endemic virus -- a prospect officials likely failed with Covid-19.

India logs 12,751 fresh Covid cases, 42 deaths

India reported 12,751 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a decline from the previous day's count of 16,167, said the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI: India reported 12,751 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a decline from the previous day's count of 16,167, said the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday.

India reports 16,167 new Covid cases, 41 deaths

India reported 16,167 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a decline from the previous day's count of 18,738, said the Union Health Ministry on Monday.
NEW DELHI:India reported 16,167 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, which is a decline from the previous day's count of 18,738, said the Union Health Ministry on Monday.

Can Monkeypox spread through sex? Experts answer

NEW DELHI: The role of sexual behaviour has become a major point of debate since the World Health Organization declared the global monkeypox outbreak a public health emergency of international concern, and the chief of the UN health body advising the MSM -- men having sex with men -- community to reduce the number of sexual partners.

India reports 19,406 fresh Covid cases, 49 deaths

India has recorded 19,406 new Covid infections and 49 deaths in the past 24 hours, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.
NEW DELHI: India has recorded 19,406 new Covid infections and 49 deaths in the past 24 hours, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday.

India reports 20,551 new Covid cases, 70 deaths

In the last 24 hours, India reported 20,551 new Covid-19 cases, an increase against the 19,893 infections registered the previous day, as well as 70 additional fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 20,551 new Covid-19 cases, an increase against the 19,893 infections registered the previous day, as well as 70 additional fatalities, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.

Covid cases continue to rise in UP

LUCKNOW:Covid Cases In Uttar Pradesh Continued To Rise.

CCPA orders penalty on Amazon, recall of products

The Central Consumer Protection Authority has passed an order against violation of consumer rights by Amazon for allowing sale of domestic pressure cookers in violation of mandatory standards prescribed by it on its e-commerce platform.
NEW DELHI: The Central Consumer Protection Authority has passed an order against violation of consumer rights by Amazon for allowing sale of domestic pressure cookers in violation of mandatory standards prescribed by it on its e-commerce platform.

India reports 19,893 fresh Covid cases, 53 deaths

India reported 19,893 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, a considerable rise from the previous day's count of 17,135, said the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.
NEW DELHI: India reported 19,893 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, a considerable rise from the previous day's count of 17,135, said the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.

Vaccine approved for at-risk Australians younger than five amid Covid surge

At-risk Australian children as young as six months will be eligible for coronavirus vaccines from September as the country continues to battle against the wave of Omicron sub-variant infections.
Canberra:At-risk Australian children as young as six months will be eligible for coronavirus vaccines from September as the country continues to battle against the wave of Omicron sub-variant infections.

After a day of decline, India's Covid tally rises to 17,135 infection, 47 deaths

India on Wednesday again reported a considerable rise at 17,135 new Covid infection in last 24 hrs, against 13,734 Covid cases reported on previous day, said Union Health Ministry.
NEW DELHI: India on Wednesday again reported a considerable rise at 17,135 new Covid infection in last 24 hrs, against 13,734 Covid cases reported on previous day, said Union Health Ministry.

India reports 13,734 new Covid cases, 34 deaths

India on Tuesday reported 13,734 new Covid-19 cases, a decline against the 16,464 infections logged the previous day, with 34 additional deaths, said the Union Health Ministry.
NEW DELHI: India on Tuesday reported 13,734 new Covid-19 cases, a decline against the 16,464 infections logged the previous day, with 34 additional deaths, said the Union Health Ministry.

Boy in Andhra tests negative for monkeypox

The second suspected case of monkeypox in Andhra Pradesh has also tested negative, health officials said on Monday.

Amaravati:The second suspected case of monkeypox in Andhra Pradesh has also tested negative, health officials said on Monday.

Confirmed: Kerala youth's death first monkeypox casuality in India

Death of the 22-year-old youth, who came from the UAE to Trissur on July 22, has now been confirmed as the first monkeypox casuality in India, said Kerala health authorities on Monday.

Thiruvananthapuram:Death of the 22-year-old youth, who came from the UAE to Trissur on July 22, has now been confirmed as the first monkeypox casuality in India, said Kerala health authorities on Monday.

Biden remains positive for Covid-19 but 'continues to feel well': Doctor

US President Joe Biden remained positive for Covid-19 but "continues to feel well," his physician said.
WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden remained positive for Covid-19 but "continues to feel well," his physician said.

India logs 16,464 new Covid cases, 39 deaths

In the last 24 hours, India reported 16,464 new Covid-19 cases and 39 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.
NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 16,464 new Covid-19 cases and 39 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.

How chickenpox virus is linked to onset of Alzheimer's disease

NEW YORK: An international team of researchers has found that varicella zoster virus (VZV), which commonly causes chickenpox and shingles, may activate herpes simplex (HSV), another common virus, to set in motion the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Suspected monkeypox case detected in Himachal

The health department in Himachal Pradesh has detected a person with symptoms similar to monkeypox in Solan's Baddi. The health condition of the person is improving as it has been 21 days since he first showed the symptoms.

Solan: The health department in Himachal Pradesh has detected a person with symptoms similar to monkeypox in Solan's Baddi. The health condition of the person is improving as it has been 21 days since he first showed the symptoms.

Jayalalithaa death: AIIMS medical board to submit final report in Aug first week

The medical board of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), constituted on the directives of the Supreme Court to probe the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, will be submitting the final report to the Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission in the first week of August.
CHENNAI: The medical board of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), constituted on the directives of the Supreme Court to probe the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, will be submitting the final report to the Justice A. Arumughaswamy Commission in the first week of August.

Health Ministry notifies new specified warnings for tobacco products

The Union Health Ministry on Friday notified new specified warnings for all tobacco products by making an amendment in the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008.
NEW DELHI: The Union Health Ministry on Friday notified new specified warnings for all tobacco products by making an amendment in the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling) Rules, 2008.

India logs 20,409 fresh Covid infections, 47 deaths

India on Friday saw a marginal decline in Covid cases with 20,409 infections reported in the past 24 hours against previous day's 20,557 count, as per Union Health Ministry data.
NEW DELHI: India on Friday saw a marginal decline in Covid cases with 20,409 infections reported in the past 24 hours against previous day's 20,557 count, as per Union Health Ministry data.

India reports 20,557 new Covid cases, 44 deaths

India on Thursday reported 20,557 new Covid-19 cases, a slight increase against the 18,313 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said.
NEW DELHI: India on Thursday reported 20,557 new Covid-19 cases, a slight increase against the 18,313 infections registered the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said.

WHO donates to Uganda 2,400 monkeypox test kits

The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 2,400 monkeypox test kits to Uganda to help with the African country's response to the infectious disease.

Kampala:The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 2,400 monkeypox test kits to Uganda to help with the African country's response to the infectious disease.

India reports 18,313 new Covid cases, 57 deaths

India reported 18,313 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, a rise from the previous day's count of 14,830, said the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday.
NEW DELHI:India reported 18,313 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, a rise from the previous day's count of 14,830, said the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday.

Suspected case of monkeypox in Patna

The Bihar Health Department detected a suspected case of monkeypox in Patna's Gurhatta locality on Tuesday.
PATNA: The Bihar Health Department detected a suspected case of monkeypox in Patna's Gurhatta locality on Tuesday.

Over 14 mn children in US infected with Covid-19

More than 14 million children in the US have tested positive for Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children's Hospital Association.

Los Angeles: More than 14 million children in the US have tested positive for Covid-19 since the onset of the pandemic, according to the latest report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children's Hospital Association.

Suspected case of monkeypox in UP

A suspected case of monkeypox has been reported from Aurraiya district in Uttar Pradesh.

Aurraiya (UP):A suspected case of monkeypox has been reported from Aurraiya district in Uttar Pradesh.

India logs 16,866 new Covid-19 cases, 41 deaths

In the last 24 hours, India reported 16,866 new Covid-19 cases, a decline against the 20,279 registered the previous day, the Union Home Ministry said on Monday.
NEW DELHI: In the last 24 hours, India reported 16,866 new Covid-19 cases, a decline against the 20,279 registered the previous day, the Union Home Ministry said on Monday.

Pakistan reports 13th polio case

An 18-month-old infant was paralysed by wild poliovirus in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (KP), the National Institute of Health confirmed to the media.

Islamabad:An 18-month-old infant was paralysed by wild poliovirus in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (KP), the National Institute of Health confirmed to the media.

US may face more monkeypox cases before numbers dip: CDC chief

The US may see more cases of monkeypox before the numbers go down, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Rochelle Walensky said.
WASHINGTON: The US may see more cases of monkeypox before the numbers go down, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Rochelle Walensky said.

Govt depts to list eligible staff for precautionary dose

The Ministry of Personnel has advised all government departments to make a list of the number of eligible employees and their family members to be adminstered the precautionary dose, separately for both types of vaccines (Covishield and Covaxin) so as to ensure optimum utilisation of resources.
NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Personnel has advised all government departments to make a list of the number of eligible employees and their family members to be adminstered the precautionary dose, separately for both types of vaccines (Covishield and Covaxin) so as to ensure optimum utilisation of resources.

Third monkeypox case registered in Kerala

Kerala on Friday registered its third monkeypox case as a youth, who had arrived from the UAE, in Malappuram district tested positive, officials said.

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Friday registered its third monkeypox case as a youth, who had arrived from the UAE, in Malappuram district tested positive, officials said.

Modi writes to vaccinators after India crosses 200 crore dose mark

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to all vaccinators appreciating their efforts that helped India cross the Covid vaccination milestone of administering 200 crore doses on July 17.
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to all vaccinators appreciating their efforts that helped India cross the Covid vaccination milestone of administering 200 crore doses on July 17.

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