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Updated : 4 months ago IST
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], May 17 (ANI): At least 16 variants of coronavirus have been found active in Uttarakhand, according to a report of samples sent by the state government for genome sequencing for the virus.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
London [UK], May 15 (ANI): The B.1.617.2 variant of COVID-19, first identified in India, is likely to take over and dominate in the United Kingdom, said England's Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty on Friday.
New York [USA], May 13 (ANI): Airport traffic is rebounding off of pandemic troughs in most countries though Fitch Ratings' latest quarterly Global Airport Tracker report says the proverbial runway to normal will not be in sight for years.
Brussels [Belgium], May 13 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday called on the EU Member States to take coordinated action to further restrict travel from India on a temporary basis, with a view to limiting the spread of the B.1.617.2 variant, first detected in India.
Geneva [Switzerland], May 12 (ANI): COVID-19 variant B.1.617, which was first identified in India last year and has been classified as a variant of global concern, has three sub-lineages, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official informed on Wednesday.
Geneva [Switzerland], May 12 (ANI): The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday informed that the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, first found in India in October last year, had been detected in sequences uploaded "from 44 countries in all six WHO regions".
Geneva [Switzerland], May 11 (ANI): The coronavirus variant B1617 first identified in India last year has been classified as a variant of global concern, with some preliminary studies showing that it spreads more easily, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official informed on Monday.
Singapore, May 10 (ANI): As COVID-19 cases soared in India and its neighbouring countries, Malaysia last Wednesday (May 5) announced a temporary entry ban on citizens of Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal. It had earlier on April 28 stopped flights to and from India in an attempt to p
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New York [US], May 8 (ANI): The South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) is advising news organisations against using the term 'India variant' or 'Indian variant', while describing the new strain of COVID-19 that reportedly originated out of India.
Islamabad [Pakistan], May 2 (ANI): Pakistan on Sunday banned inbound pedestrian movement from neighboring Iran and Afghanistan in a bid to contain the rising COVID-19 cases in the country.
Karachi [Pakistan], May 2 (ANI): The detection of both South African and Brazilian variants in Pakistan's Karachi has raised fears of putting a further strain on its already overwhelmed health system, according to the health minister of Sindh province.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Paris [France], April 23 (ANI/Sputnik): France appears to have descended the peak of the third coronavirus wave, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday, adding that vigilance must prevail as COVID-19 variants were still spreading.