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Washington [United States], January 12 (ANI): Global economic growth will drop sharply from 5.5 per cent in 2021 to 4.1 per cent in 2022 and dip further to 3.2 per cent in 2023 due to fresh threats from COVID-19 variants and a rise in inflation, debt and income inequality, the World Bank sai
Updated : 3 weeks, 4 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 31 (ANI): The effectiveness of heterologous vaccine doses against new COVID-19 variants is likely to come in six weeks after the trial in the Christian Medical College, Vellore, said top virologist, Dr Gagandeep Kang, on Friday.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 18 (ANI): As the number of COVID-19 variants omicron cases reaches over 100 in India, the Indian health experts said that the new variant might be less severe, however, the high transmissibility rate could be a worrying factor.
New Delhi [India], December 16 (ANI): Amid concerns arising out of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director, WHO South-East Asia Region on Thursday said that Omicron appears to be spreading faster than any other previous variant and added that one should
New Delhi [India], December 14 (ANI): Singapore Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Tuesday likened the COVID situation, in the face of new variants, to the 'snakes and ladders game' stating that depending on how the situation is tackled it could either "bring us down or take us a step ahead".
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Connecticut [US], December 11 (ANI): In a new study by Yale's Akiko Iwasaki, the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology, it was found that intranasal vaccination provided broad-based protection against heterologous respiratory viruses in mice.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
Durham [UK], December 5 (ANI): Biomedical engineers of Duke University have developed a test to quickly and easily assess how well a person's neutralizing antibodies fight multiple variants of COVID-19 like Delta and the new Omicron variant.
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], December 4 (ANI): Telangana Health Minister T Harish Rao on Friday wrote to Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to reduce the gap between the two doses of Covishield and allow booster dose for frontline workers in view of emerging COVID-19 variants.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], November 2 (ANI): Research collaboration between scientists at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has identified and tested an antibody that limits the severity of infections from a variety of coronaviruses, including those that cause COVID-1
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Seoul [South Korea], September 7 (ANI/Xinhua): South Korea reported 3,091 more cases of COVID-19 variants for the past week, bringing the total number of such cases to 23,388, the health authorities said Tuesday.
Updated : 5 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington [US], August 21 (ANI): The virus that causes COVID-19 today is not the same as the one that made people fall sick way back in December 2019. Many of the variants circulating now are partially resistant to some of the antibody-based therapeutics that were developed based on the ori
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Dibrugarh (Assam) [India], July 21 (ANI): A fully vaccinated doctor in Assam's Dibrugarh district has been found to be simultaneously infected with two different COVID-19 variants of concern -- Alpha and Delta.