Delta Variant(Search results - 19)
ChinaAug 1, 2021, 4:08 PM IST
China reports 75 new cases of COVID-19 as Delta-driven surge spreads across nation
On Sunday, China reported 75 new cases with 53 local transmissions, with a cluster linked to the eastern airport now reported to have spread to over 20 cities and dozen provinces.
World NewsJul 30, 2021, 4:58 PM IST
Delta variant causes severe illness, can be spread as quickly as chickenpox: Reports
Quoting internal documents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the data shows fully vaccinated people might spread the variant at the same speed as unvaccinated people.
World NewsJul 30, 2021, 3:28 PM IST
Delta variant triggers 'fourth wave' in the Middle East, says WHO
Ahmed al-Mandhari, director of WHO's Eastern Mediterranean region, in a statement, said that most of the cases and hospitalised patients are unvaccinated and called it the 'fourth wave' of COVID across the region.
Coronavirus WorldJul 29, 2021, 10:52 AM IST
Delta variant spread to 132 countries as COVID-19 infections rise, warns WHO
An average of around 540,000 cases was reported globally each day over the past week as compared to 490,000 cases reported daily the week before.
World NewsJul 29, 2021, 9:57 AM IST
Sydney records highest daily rise in COVID cases, prompts tougher restrictions
Australia's biggest state economy, New South Wales, recorded 239 cases on Thursday which is the highest tally since this outbreak began in mid-June.
United StatesJul 28, 2021, 12:36 PM IST
US asks vaccinated people in high COVID risk areas to wear masks again to curb spread of virus
In another setback, the White House on Tuesday also ordered all its staff to mask up again due to local transmission rates in Washington.
United StatesJul 21, 2021, 11:54 AM IST
Joe Biden warns stay vigilant about Delta variant though there’s dramatic drop in COVID deaths in US
In some parts of America, the Delta strain accounts for more than 80% of new infections, including some Midwestern states like Missouri, Kansas and Iowa.
World NewsJul 21, 2021, 9:48 AM IST
WHO chief warns: 'The pandemic is a test and the world is failing'
The WHO chief said that anyone who thinks the pandemic is over because it is over where they live is living in a fool's paradise.
United StatesJul 9, 2021, 9:45 AM IST
Fully vaccinated Americans ‘don’t need booster shot’ for Delta variant, says US CDC & FDA
US regulators said on Thursday that Americans who have been fully vaccinated do not need a booster Covid-19 shot at this time.
Top StoriesJul 3, 2021, 11:28 AM IST
Bharat Biotech releases Phase 3 trial data, claims Covaxin is 77.8% effective
Bharat Biotech claimed that its vaccine offered 65.2% protection against the rapidly emerging Delta variant and 93.4% efficacy against severe symptomatic Covid-19.
CoronavirusJul 2, 2021, 3:08 PM IST
Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine shows strong activity against Delta variant
Data showed that the durability of the immune response lasted through at least eight months, the US-based healthcare company said, adding that its vaccine was 85% effective and could also help prevent hospitalization and death.
CoronavirusJul 2, 2021, 10:45 AM IST
Expert Advice: Are vaccines effective against Delta variant?
WHO's Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan clarifies that all of the WHO emergency-use listed vaccines protect against developing severe disease, hospitalization and death due to the Delta variant.
CoronavirusJul 1, 2021, 12:43 PM IST
Delta variant of coronavirus to become dominant strain in coming months, warns WHO
Noting that the Delta variant of Covid-19 is present in nearly 100 countries as per conservative estimates, the WHO warned that the highly transmissible strain will become the dominant variant of the coronavirus globally in the coming months.
World NewsJun 29, 2021, 12:59 PM IST
Hong Kong to ban passenger flights from UK to curb virus
On Monday, the Hong Kong administration passed a statement that said that the UK had been classified as extremely high risk because of the recent rebound of the epidemic situation in the UK and the widespread delta variant virus strain there.
CoronavirusJun 24, 2021, 6:44 PM IST
COVID vaccine highly effective against Delta variant, says Pfizer
The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is highly effective against the Delta variant of Covid-19, a Pfizer official in Israel said on Thursday.