07:12 pm (IST)
Second COVID-19 Wave to Leave a Huge Dent (Rs 2 Lakh Crore) on Economic Output, says RBI
07:05 pm (IST)
NTAGI May Reconsider the Time Gap Between Two Doses of Covidshield
The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization is yet to reconsider the gap between the doses. Experts believe that the increase in gap decisions may be due to the shortage of doses. Thus, the group is requested to revisit the decision.
07:00 pm (IST)
The PM Cares Funds has Funded to Startup 850 Oxygen Plants Across the Country.
06:50 pm (IST)
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Now Called the Delta Variant a “Variant of Concern”
06:35 pm (IST)
Senior Officials in UP Have Formed a Group to Help the Students Affected by The Pandemic
The much neeeded help was initiated by an 2017 batch Indian Revenue Service Officer, Shashank Singh.
06:20 pm (IST)
Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech seeking higher prices for Covid-19 vaccines
The procurement rate set by the government ranges between Rs 150-200, now the companies are seeking higher prices.
06:00 pm (IST)
Decision to Increase Gap Between Two Doses of Covidshield Taken by Scientists: Harsha Vardhan
05:47 pm (IST)
ICMR to Conduct National sero Survey to Access COVID-19 Spread in India
Health Ministry insisted all the states as well as union territories to conduct sero survey to analyse the current COVID- 19 situation in India.
04:27 pm (IST)
Kerala to Ease Lockdown From Today
04:15 pm (IST)
GoI Releases New Revised Guidelines for the Vaccination Program to be Implemented from June 21
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04:00 pm (IST)
Delta Variant Might be Delta+ Now
Public Health England, an executuive agency of the UK government health and social care department found 63 genomes of Delta variant, B.1.617.2 with a new K417N mutation. The said variant is identified to be drug resitant.
02:25 pm (IST)
Antibody Treatment for COVID-19 is Safe and Effective: South Korean Durgmarker Celltrion
The phase three global clinical trials of antibody COVID-19 treatment gave out positive results. The trial also reduced the treatment period by five days.
02:20 pm (IST)
Piyush Goyal Shared Myths and Facts About Indian Vaccination Process
01:55 pm (IST)
Anti- Inflammatory Drug, Corticosteroids May Effectively Treat COVID-19 Complications in Children
A study conducted and published in the New England Journal of Medicine supports the drug. All 614 children developed a serious disorder, Multi System Inflammatory Syndrome following the COVID-19 infection. The researchers from Imperial College London showed that the srug is effective in treating the rare but dangerous disorder.
01:45 pm (IST)
India’s Economy to Contract by 12% in Q1
The Indian economy had its worst contraction in 2021 of over 7.3% due to the lockdown. Accordingly, the nation saw a 12% in the June 2021. Last year. this time around the economy saw a sharp recovery, however, the same is highly unlikey this year. Experts suggest that the economic rebound will be gradual.
01:40 pm (IST)
Drugs Used to Treat Adult COVID-19 Patients Can Not be Used For Kids: Government of India
Drugs such as ivermectin, hydroxychloroquine, favipiravir and antibiotics like doxycycline and azithromycin are not recommended for the treatment of children affected by COVID-19.
01:25 pm (IST)
Serum Institute of India All Set to Begin Novavax Vaccine Trials in July
The clinical trials to test the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine will be conducted in July for Children.
08:46 am (IST)
COVID Vaccination Registration Process
Here is how you can register at COWIN Portal for a COVID vaccination appointment for18 years and above.
08:11 am (IST)
Can Pregnant People Get COVID-19 Vaccine?
Pregnant people are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19 than non-pregnant people. Pregnant people that encounter COVID-19 are at risk of preterm birth and other adverse outcomes.
Based on the observation alone, experts believe that vaccination will not have any adverse effects on pregnant women. However, information or research data on the safety of the vaccine in pregnant women is currently limited.
It is advised to have a conversation with the healthcare provider regarding the side effects and benefits of vaccination before making a choice.
07:44 am (IST)
COVID Resource by IIT Delhi Alumni
This resource provides live tracking of vacant hospital beds, oxygen, plasma, and other necessary covid resources for multiple cities across India. Use the link below:
07:32 am (IST)
Twitter Compiles List of Verified COVID Resources
07:49 am (IST)
COVID-19 Helpline Numbers for Districts in Uttar Pradesh
07:00 am (IST)
Government Opens Emergency Helpline Number for Pregnant Women
National Commission for Women launched a WhatsApp helpline number (9354954224) for providing emergency medical assistance to pregnant women.
04:45 am (IST)
COVID Resources in Punjab
03:42 am (IST)
Mumbai Verified COVID Resources
02:54 am (IST)
Bengaluru COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers
02:32 am (IST)
Karnataka Hospital Bed, Remdesivir and Government Helplines
Please check this verified sheet for COVID resources in Karnataka: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M9J1nDFLxJ2hevqNuPA7puhrxGRl_dZTT8LQNdHMcmA/edit#gid=0
01:28 am (IST)
Oxygen Cylinder Resources in Delhi
Please check the below post on Instagram for Oxygen Cylinder refilling and new cylinder pick up places in Delhi: