DCGI approves Bharat Biotech's intranasal booster dose trials
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Karnataka Bengaluru: Covid-19 precaution dose rollout from today; over 21 lakh eligible in state

Covid-19 precaution dose for healthcare workers, frontline workers and persons aged above 60 with co-morbidities will be rolled out from Monday in Karnataka. Around 21 lakh people in the state are eligible, according to the Karnataka Health Department. Karnataka on Sunday reported 12,000 new Covid-19 cases, out of which 9,020 were recorded in Bengaluru. The positivity […]

Milder Omicron an "evolutionary mistake"; next variant could be more virulent: warns Indian-origin UK expert
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Milder Omicron an “evolutionary mistake”; next variant could be more virulent: warns Indian-origin UK expert

The reduced severity of Omicron is good news for now, but it is the result of an “evolutionary mistake” as COVID-19 is transmitting very efficiently and there is no reason for it to become milder, indicating that the next variant could be more virulent, a leading Indian-origin scientist from the University of Cambridge has warned. […]

33 hospital staff in Lucknow's Medanata test positive for Covid-19, all asymptomatic
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As many as 33 people, including 32 hospital staff and one emergency doctor, have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) at Lucknow’s Medanata Hospital, news agency ANI reported. Everyone is reported to be asymptomatic. “Most of the doctors who have been infected are those who go for sample collection and this could be the […]