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J&K reports 5,394 new cases, 8 deaths

Jammu |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST

Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 5,394 new cases and 8 deaths.

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Pfizer, CornoaVac vax linked to heart inflammation risk in adolescents

Hong Kong |Tuesday, 2022 5:45:09 PM IST

Despite low absolute risk, there is an increased relative risk of carditis -- a type of heart inflammation -- associated with Covid vaccine developed by US drugmaker Pfizer and China's CoronaVac, rese

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90% people lost some degree of vision due to pandemic: Experts

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:09 AM IST

About 9 in 10 people have lost some degree of vision during the last two years of Covid pandemic, health experts said on Monday.

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Delhi's Covid cases fall to 5,760, deaths still high at 30

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST

Delhi on Monday recorded a nearly 37 per cent decline in daily Covid cases at 5,760, as against 9,197 on Sunday, while there were 30 deaths too.

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46% of girls under 15 anaemic in India: Report

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:15:08 AM IST

About 46 per cent of girls in India under the age of 15 are anaemic, according to a report released on Monday on the National Girl Child Day, annually observed on January 24 to raise awareness to prom

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Delhi: Nursing staff wear black ribbons to protest over pending ex-gratia

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST

The nurses' unions of Delhi government-run hospitals on Monday wore black ribbons to register their protest over pending ex-gratia which was announced by the Arvind Kejriwal-led government.

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Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 2:45:08 AM IST

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a virtual meeting with nine states and United Territories on Tuesday to take stock of the prevailing Covid situation.

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Crocin, ENO, Iodex ownership changes as CCI approves acquisition

|Tuesday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST

The Competition Commission of India has approved acquisition by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Overseas Ltd and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare UK Trading Ltd of shareholding in GlaxoSmithKli

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Karnataka logs 46,426 new Covid cases, 32 deaths

Bengaluru |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:08 AM IST

Karnataka logged 46,426 new Covid cases against 41,703 discharges on Monday, as well as another 32 deaths.

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Budget Session: Parliament to function in two shifts owing to Covid

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 4:45:08 AM IST

The Parliament will function in two shifts during the Budget Session from February under which the Rajya Sabha will function from 10 am to 3 pm, and the Lok Sabha from 4 pm to 9 pm, owing to the preva

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India's Covid cases fall to 2.55L, positivity rate dips to 15.5%

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 4:15:09 PM IST

After reporting over three lakh new cases for five days in a row, India reported 2,55,874 fresh Covid infections in a span of 24 hours and the daily positivity rate came down to 15.52 per cent, said t

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Global conditions ideal for more Covid variants to emerge: WHO

Geneva |Tuesday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST

It is dangerous to assume that Omicron will be the last variant, or the pandemic is going to end, when global conditions are seen as ideal for more Covid variants to emerge, said the World Health Orga

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