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Cases of Delta Plus variant of coronavirus rise to 40, says government | Latest News India

India has reported a total of 40 cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) due to the Delta Plus variant till now, news agency ANI reported on Wednesday citing sources from the central government. Also Read: Which vaccine are effective against Delta, Delta Plus Covid-19 variants “India reports 40 cases of the Delta Plus variant of the novel coronavirus. Most of ...

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Scientifically Speaking | Knowing how coronavirus hacks cells will help stop it

Many people are now familiar with the spike protein that the Covid-19-causing coronavirus uses to get inside human cells. All vaccines are designed to prompt the immune system to create antibodies that recognise the viral spike protein. But a lesson from India’s second wave is that in addition to vaccines, we need antivirals to help those who have already infected. ...

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Delta plus variant of coronavirus spreading in India, 3 states report cases: Report | Latest News India

As India continues to fight the second wave of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic, it is also struggling to control the increasing spread of the Delta variant, which has further mutated as Delta plus. According to a report by HT’s sister publication Livehindustan, Delta plus, also known as ‘AY.1’ variant or B.1.617.2.1, is considered to be the most dangerous variant ...

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Traces of coronavirus found in Sabarmati river, two lakes: IIT Study | Latest News India

A recent study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar has established the presence of coronavirus in water samples from the Sabarmati river and two lakes in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat. While the study, funded by the UNICEF, did not reveal if the genes of coronavirus found in the water samples were dead or alive, Professor Manish ...

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Coronavirus vaccines have no impact on male fertility, study confirms | Latest News India

Coronavirus vaccines do not have any effect on male fertility, the results of a first-of-its-kind study published on Friday show, after finding that the levels of sperm in volunteers remained at healthy levels after they got two doses of mRNA vaccines. The study by researchers at University of Miami covered 45 men who were assessed before and after they received ...

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UK records over 10,000 daily coronavirus cases for first time in four months | World News

The government on Monday announced it was delaying steps to lift restrictions due to concern over the spread of the new strain, first detected in India. AFP | UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 12:54 AM IST Britain on Thursday recorded 11,007 new daily coronavirus cases, with the emergence of the Delta variant pushing the figure above 10,000 for the first ...

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Chinese man commits $20 million fraud on coronavirus aid programs, pleads guilty | World News

A Chinese man who prosecutors say tried to get $20 million in federal aid for distressed businesses pleaded guilty Tuesday to two criminal charges. Muge Ma entered the plea in Manhattan federal court to bank fraud and aggravated identity theft, admitting the fraud that authorities say he carried out from his luxury Manhattan condominium. Judge Richard M. Berman noted that ...

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Delta Plus: All you need to know about new, deadly variant of coronavirus | Latest News India

The newly-mutated ‘Delta Plus’ variant is resistant to the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment for Covid-19 recently authorised in India, the scientists have said. By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 10:14 AM IST The highly transmissible Delta variant of Sars-CoV-2 has mutated further to form the ‘Delta Plus’ or ‘AY.1’ variant, ...

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G7 leaders to call for new probe into origins of Coronavirus: Draft communique | World News

Leaders at the G7 Summit in UK will call for a new transparent investigation by the World Health Organization (WHO) into the origins of the Coronavirus while pledging one billion doses of vaccines for countries around the world, according to a leaked draft communiqué for the meeting. The leaders of the G7 states – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the ...

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Australia’s 5 million in Melbourne exit two-week coronavirus lockdown

Five million Melbourne residents will exit lockdown Thursday after Australian authorities said their adherence to strict rules had “changed the course” of a coronavirus outbreak in the city. After two weeks under stay-at-home orders, the toughest restrictions in Australia’s second-biggest city will be lifted from 11:59 pm Thursday, after just one new virus case was recorded on Tuesday. “This is ...

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