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India 'Prepares For The Worst' Ahead Of Possible Covid-19 Third Wave

Ganga Ram is raising its oxygen storage capacity by 50%, has laid a one-kilometre-long pipeline carrying the gas directly to COVID ICUs, and is installing equipment to keep the oxygen flow high.

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No Cash, Only Soft Incentives For Taking Covid-19 Vaccines: S African Health Minister

Phaahla also said that government would not participate in any debate to make vaccines compulsory, leaving this to the private sector to implement as it saw fit.

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India's Fragmented Healthcare System: Filling The Cracks

It is necessary to bring in operational transparency in medical services in order make the healthcare processes more accountable.

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Kids Covid Jab: To Whom It May Concern

We should start vaccinating children as soon as the vaccine trial results are declared and the government announces the recommendation. And off course when the vaccine is available Are we ready?

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Mixing Of Covaxin & Covishield: Efficacy Check

The puzzling question that is arising as of now is about the contrasting effects of the two vaccines on protection and potency.

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COVID-19 May Become A Mostly Childhood Disease In Few Years: Study

The US-Norwegian team noted that because COVID-19 severity is generally lower among children, the overall burden from this disease is expected to decline as the SARS-CoV-2 virus becomes endemic in the global population.

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48.68 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Manufactured In India

On the precautionary measures that have been taken to combat the third wave of the pandemic, she said the health ministry continues to monitor the COVID-19 trajectory right up to the district level.

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Delta Variant Ripping Around The World At A Scorching Pace, Driving New Spike In Cases, Death: WHO

“Delta is now in more than 104 countries and we expect it to soon be the dominant COVID-19 strain circulating worldwide,” he said adding that the world is watching in real-time as the COVID-19 virus continues to change and become more transmissible.

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Delta Variant 'Greatest Threat' To US' COVID-19 Efforts: Dr Fauci

“This is concerning but expected knowing what we do about how efficiently this variant spreads and by what we saw in the United Kingdom with this variant.

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Record Surge In COVID-19 Infections Deeply Impacts Biz Sentiments: FICCI Survey

It said that the overall business confidence index has nosedived and stood at 51.5 in the current round after reporting a decadal high value of 74.2 in the previous survey round.

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Delhi Needs To Be Ready For A Third Wave Of The Covid-19 Pandemic: IIT Delhi

According to a recent report from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Delhi needs to be ready for a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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On-site Registration For 18-44 Years Age Group Now Enabled On CoWin

This feature will not be available for private CVCs and they will have to publish their vaccination schedules exclusively with slots for online appointments

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Black Fungus: Experts To Study Possible Causes Including Industrial Oxygen Use

Noting that the state has recorded about 700 cases of black fungus infections in the last week, he directed experts to find its source, with doubts being expressed about oxygen supply, quality of piping and cylinders used for it.

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COVID-19: Vaccination Of People In 18-44 Age Group To Begin Across UP Districts From June 1

Currently, people in the 18-44 age group are being inoculated in only 23 of the state''s 75 districts, he said.

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Healthcare: Choking On Covid

The sheer scale of the human tragedy unleashed by the second wave of the Covid pandemic is calling out loud for a reform of India’s decrepit healthcare system while underscoring the need for mega investments to repair and replenish the healthcare infrastructure

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