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Updated : 6 days, 9 hours ago IST
Washington [US], December 3 (ANI): Vaccines are effective in decreasing hospitalization and deaths from COVID-19 infection but the emergence of viral variants of concern may diminish their efficacy, according to a recent study.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 6 (ANI): The Central government on Monday refuted the allegation that genome sequencing by the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) has declined sharply while adding that sample sequencing has progressively increased.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 3 (ANI): The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday imposed restrictions on passengers from additional countries, citing the reports of new mutations in SARS-CoV-2 and the rising number of "Variants of Concern (VOCs) and Variants of Interest (Vols)
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks 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.
Updated : 5 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Jakarta [Indonesia], June 23 (ANI/Xinhua): As many as 211 or 9.41 per cent of the total 2,242 samples of COVID-19 cases tested with the whole genome sequencing method in Indonesia are more contagious variants of concern, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Geneva [Swizerland], June 7 (ANI): World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday said with the increased global transmission of variants of concern including the Delta variant, lifting restrictions too quickly could be disastrous for those who are not
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Berlin [Germany], May 22 (ANI): Travellers from Britain and Northern Ireland will be barred from Sunday from entering Germany, which has classified the United Kingdom as a Covid-19 virus variant area of concern region.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], April 25 (ANI): With six variants of concern (VOC) of coronavirus that is dominating global topography currently, India is grappling with three particular variants, i.e. the UK, Brazil, and South Africa, since the second COVID-19 wave struck the country.