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Sputnik V vaccine shows higher Omicron-specific antibodies than Pfizer, reveals studySputnik V vaccine shows higher Omicron-specific antibodies than Pfizer, reveals study

Sputnik V vaccine shows higher Omicron-specific antibodies than Pfizer, reveals study

Published in MedRxiv on January 19, the study was conducted by researchers from Italy's Spallanzani Institute and Russia's Gamaleya Institute - the developer of the Sputnik V vaccine.

World News Jan 21, 2022, 5:30 PM IST

India records 347254 new COVID cases recovery rate drops to 93 dot 50 per cent gcwIndia records 347254 new COVID cases recovery rate drops to 93 dot 50 per cent gcw

India records 3,47,254 new COVID-19 cases, recovery rate drops to 93.50 per cent

In the last 24 hours, the active COVID-19 caseload has increased by 94,774 cases. Today, the country registered 2,51,777 recoveries, bringing the total recoveries to 3,60,58,806.
 

Top Stories Jan 21, 2022, 9:55 AM IST

India records 317532 new COVID cases positivity rate touches 16 dot 41 per cent Omicron tally stands at 9287 gcwIndia records 317532 new COVID cases positivity rate touches 16 dot 41 per cent Omicron tally stands at 9287 gcw

India records 3,17,532 new COVID cases, positivity rate touches 16.41 per cent; Omicron tally stands at 9,287

In the last 24 hours, the active Covid-19 caseload has increased by 93,051 cases. The country registered 2,23,990 recoveries, bringing the total recoveries to 3,58,07,029. 

Top Stories Jan 20, 2022, 10:14 AM IST

No claims to be rejected on technical grounds, proper reasoning required SC on COVID compensation gcwNo claims to be rejected on technical grounds, proper reasoning required SC on COVID compensation gcw

No claims to be rejected on technical grounds, proper reasoning required: SC on COVID compensation

 By Thursday, the Supreme Court is anticipated to issue a comprehensive ruling including district and state legal services authorities.
 

India News Jan 19, 2022, 4:59 PM IST

India records 282970 new COVID cases daily positivity rate surges to 15 dot 13 per centIndia records 282970 new COVID cases daily positivity rate surges to 15 dot 13 per cent

India records 2,82,970 new COVID cases, daily positivity rate surges to 15.13%

So far, the government has identified 8,961 instances of the COVID-19 Omicron variant. According to the health ministry, there has been a 0.79 per cent increase in Omicron cases since Tuesday.

India News Jan 19, 2022, 10:16 AM IST

Failure to vaccinate will give rise to new variants UN chief to world leaders in Davos Summit gcwFailure to vaccinate will give rise to new variants UN chief to world leaders in Davos Summit gcw

Failure to vaccinate will give rise to new variants: UN chief to world leaders in Davos Summit

In his address at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in 2022, Guterres emphasised the importance of increasing the global immunisation push and assisting countries that lack vaccines against the highly infectious virus.

World News Jan 18, 2022, 8:52 AM IST

Government likely to begin COVID vaccination for 12 14 age group by March gcwGovernment likely to begin COVID vaccination for 12 14 age group by March gcw

Government likely to begin COVID vaccination for 12-14 age group by March

On January 16, 2022, the nationwide immunisation campaign against Covid will have completed one year of vaccine distribution. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated everyone involved in the immunisation effort. 

Top Stories Jan 17, 2022, 12:06 PM IST

India records 258089 new COVID cases recovery rate decreases to 94 dot 27 per cent gcwIndia records 258089 new COVID cases recovery rate decreases to 94 dot 27 per cent gcw

India records 2,58,089 new COVID cases, recovery rate decreases to 94.27 per cent

In the last 24 hours, the active Covid-19 caseload has grown by 1,05,964 cases. The country also registered 1,517,740 recoveries today, bringing the overall number of recoveries to 3,52,37,461.

India News Jan 17, 2022, 10:25 AM IST

PM Modi to hold review meeting on COVID with chief ministers on Thursday gcwPM Modi to hold review meeting on COVID with chief ministers on Thursday gcw

PM Modi to hold review meeting on COVID with chief ministers on Thursday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a video conference with Chief Ministers from all states at 4.30 pm to discuss the country's COVID situation.

Top Stories Jan 13, 2022, 8:39 AM IST

Omicron is dangerous especially for unvaccinated says WHO chief gcwOmicron is dangerous especially for unvaccinated says WHO chief gcw

Omicron is ‘dangerous’, especially for unvaccinated, says WHO chief Tedros Ghebreyesus

"While Omicron produces less severe illness than Delta, it remains a hazardous virus, particularly for people who have not been immunized," WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a news briefing.

World News Jan 13, 2022, 8:14 AM IST

Delhi reports 27561 new COVID cases Mumbai and Bengaluru see major spike too gcwDelhi reports 27561 new COVID cases Mumbai and Bengaluru see major spike too gcw

Delhi reports 27,561 new COVID cases, Mumbai and Bengaluru see major spike too

According to the Union government, 300 districts in India have weekly case positivity rates of more than 5%, with Karnataka, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Kerala, and Gujarat emerging as hotspots.

India News Jan 12, 2022, 8:23 PM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson apologises in Parliament for attending lockdown party gcwUK PM Boris Johnson apologises in Parliament for attending lockdown party gcw

UK PM Boris Johnson apologises in Parliament for attending lockdown party

Anger had escalated when ITV News revealed Johnson and his partner Carrie socialised with approximately 40 Downing Street staffers in the garden after his Principal Private Secretary Martin Reynolds issued an email inviting visitors to "bring your own drink."

United Kingdom Jan 12, 2022, 7:14 PM IST

Bharat Biotech says Covaxin booster dose effective against neutralising Omicron Delta gcwBharat Biotech says Covaxin booster dose effective against neutralising Omicron Delta gcw

Bharat Biotech says Covaxin booster dose effective against neutralising Omicron, Delta

According to Bharat Biotech, a booster dose of Covaxin produced strong neutralising antibody responses against both the Omicron and Delta forms of SARS-CoV-2.

Top Stories Jan 12, 2022, 6:38 PM IST

At least 42 members of BJP headquarters test positive for COVID19 gcwAt least 42 members of BJP headquarters test positive for COVID19 gcw

At least 42 members of BJP headquarters test positive for COVID-19

The news comes as senior BJP leaders, including Home Minister Amit Shah and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, have been having marathon sessions at the BJP headquarters in preparation for Assembly elections in UP and other states.

India News Jan 12, 2022, 1:36 PM IST

Karnataka Deputy Commissioners given authority to shut schools in CM Bommai virtual meeting gcwKarnataka Deputy Commissioners given authority to shut schools in CM Bommai virtual meeting gcw

Karnataka: Deputy Commissioners given authority to shut schools in CM Bommai's virtual meeting

CM Basavaraj Bommai convened an emergency conference to devise strategies to combat the infection. The Covid-positive CM had video conferences with the health minister and a few other cabinet members.

India News Jan 11, 2022, 7:14 PM IST