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Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], March 1 (ANI): Preliminary January air passenger traffic figures released on Monday by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed that airline operations are still depressed as the spread of Covid-19 variants resulted in tighter border restrictions in int
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Washington [US], February 25 (ANI): Pfizer and its partner BioNTech on Thursday said that they have begun to test how well the third dose of their authorised vaccine stacks up against new coronavirus variants.
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New Delhi [India], February 22 (ANI): As the Union Health Ministry announced the stringent approach to detect new COVID-19 variant and made it mandatory for identified high-risk countries, United Kingdom (UK), Middle East, and Europe, the testing labs at Indira Gandhi International Airport h
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Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], February 20 (ANI): The Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CSIR-CCMB) said there is emerging evidence that coronavirus variant N440K is spreading "a lot more" in southern states in the country.
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Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], February 19 (ANI): The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Thursday said interim results of the ongoing clinical trials indicated that the indigenous COVID-19 vaccines would be effective against the mutated virus strains reported from the Unit
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New Delhi [India], February 16 (ANI): India has reported four cases of South Africa variant strain of SARS-CoV-2 and one case of Brazil variant strain, the Union Health Ministry informed on Tuesday.
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Berlin [Germany], February 12 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday defended the extension of the nationwide lockdown until March 7 in Bundestag and called on Germans to be "extremely cautious" and warned of the "dangers" of COVID-19 variants, reported DW News Agency.
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Buenos Aires [Argentina], February 9 (ANI/Xinhua): Argentine Health Minister Gines Gonzalez Garcia confirmed on Monday the first cases in the country of the novel coronavirus variants detected in Brazil.
London [UK], February 8 (ANI/Sputnik): The mutated coronavirus variant, which was originally discovered in the United Kingdom and is found to be more contagious, is rapidly spreading across the United States and may become the dominant strain in many states as soon as by March, a new study s
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Cape Town [South Africa], February 8 (ANI): South Africa is pausing the country's rollout of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine after a study showed it offered reduced protection from the COVID-19 variant first identified there, CNN reported citing South African health officials on Sunday (
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London [UK], February 3 (ANI): Door-to-door coronavirus testing is being rolled out in parts of England in an attempt to stem the outbreak of a more contagious variant discovered in South Africa.
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Bogota [Colombia] February 2 (ANI/Xinhua): Colombia reported 289 more deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, raising the country's death toll to 54,272, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection said Monday.