Covid Variants(Search results - 4)
Top StoriesJul 25, 2021, 3:48 PM IST
Vax booster may be needed to beat COVID variants: Dr Randeep Guleria
In an interview to a news agency Dr Guleria said, “It seems that we probably need the booster dose because with passage of time, immunity tends to wane. We would like to have the booster dose that will also protect against the emerging variants.”
CoronavirusJun 14, 2021, 1:15 PM IST
24 new COVID variants found in bats in China; one similar to SARS-CoV-2, claim Chinese researchers
Chinese researchers who were probing the samples from bats in Yunnan Province have assembled 24 genome sequences. The researchers claim that out of 24, one is similar to SARS-CoV-2 virus which at present has spread globally.
Top StoriesMay 19, 2021, 12:37 PM IST
Arvind Kejriwal doesn't speak for India: Government as Singapore slams new variant remark
Singapore on Wednesday summoned the Indian envoy and conveyed “strong objection" to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s remark on a “Singapore variant", the government said, adding that the envoy had told them Kejriwal “had no competence" on Covid variants.
Coronavirus IndiaApr 21, 2021, 1:12 PM IST
ICMR study: Covaxin can neutralise double mutant Covid strain
ICMR and the Pune-based National Institute of Virology have been able to isolate and culture the double mutant strain B.1.617, cases of which have been reported in certain parts of the country.