'Germany to offer Covid-19 vaccines to children in early 2022'

Berlin |Tuesday, 2021 9:45:05 AM IST

Germany would likely offer Covid-19 vaccines to children under 12 in early 2022, Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn has said.

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Has Covid pandemic contributed to rise in heart disease in India?

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

The lockdown-induced sedentary lifestyle, and delay in preventive health check-ups have all contributed to a rise in the cases related to cardiac complications, say doctors.

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J&K now sees 159 Covid recoveries, 128 new cases

Srinagar |Tuesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Recoveries overtook new Covid cases in J&K on Monday after a week, with 159 recoveries, 128 new cases and one death reported during the last 24 hours.

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US Covid-19 fatalities surpass 1918 flu estimates

Washington |Tuesday, 2021 12:15:05 PM IST

US Covid-19 deaths have surpassed 675,000, the estimated US fatalities from the 1918 influenza pandemic.

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Turkey reports 27,688 daily COVID-19 cases

Asia | September 21, 2021 7:45:49 AM IST

Ankara [Turkey], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey on Monday confirmed 27,688 new COVID-19 cases, raising its tally of infections to 6,874,947, according to its health ministry.

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Protests staged over construction ban in Australian state amid increasing COVID infections

Others | September 21, 2021 12:16:13 PM IST

Sydney [Australia], September 21 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia's construction industry workers took to the street for the second day following a two-week ban on the sector in Melbourne in response to constr

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Daily Covid cases in Australia's epicentre dips

Sydney |Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

As the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) saw another drop in the single-day acquired Covid-19 cases, authorities in the country's epicentre of the pandemic have cautiously pointed at a downwar

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Covid virus evolving 'to become better at spreading in air'

New York |Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

People infected with Covid Alpha variant exhaled 100 times more virus into the air than people infected with the original strains of the virus, finds a study.

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J&K sees 168 new cases as Covid surge continues

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

New Covid cases continued to surge in J&K on Sunday with 168 new cases and 154 recoveries reported during the last 24 hours.

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Nadda slams Oppn for 'irresponsible' remarks on record Covid vaccinations

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party National President J. P. Nadda launched a scathing attack on the 'irresponsible' and 'laughable' remarks made by opposition parties, calling the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in

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UK records another 29,612 Covid-19 cases

London |Monday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST

Another 29,612 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,429,746, according to official figures released Sunday.

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Pfizer's Covid vax safe, generates immune responses in kids aged 5-11

New York |Monday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST

The mRNA Covid vaccine developed by Pfizer has been found to be safe, well-tolerated, and has shown robust neutralising antibody responses in children aged 5 to 11 years, the US drug maker said on Mon

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