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First Covid, now layoffs: Indian professionals undergo tremendous stress, anxiety

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

Amid the growing layoffs, there has been a surge in the number of patients coming from various companies -- both office-goers and those working from home -- with panic anxiety attacks and depression a

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S Korea reports 16,624 Covid cases, lowest Sunday tally in 15 weeks

Seoul |Monday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST

South Korea reported 16,624 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday, the lowest number for a Sunday in 15 weeks, health authorities said, amid a slowdown in infections and less testing over the Lunar New Year ho

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First Made-in-India intranasal Covid vaccine to be launched on R-Day

Bhopal |Sunday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST

Bharat Biotech will launch its intranasal Covid-19 vaccine iNCOVACC on January 26, the company's CMD Krishna Ella announced here on Saturday.

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Export promotion capital goods scheme norms relaxed for Covid-affected sectors

New Delhi |Saturday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST

The government has announced a one-time relaxation from maintaining average export obligations and an option to extend the export obligation period for certain sectors under the Export Promotion Capit

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Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson test Covid-positive, to miss Critics' Choice Awards

Los Angeles |Monday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST

Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson won't be able to attend the Critics' Choice Awards after testing positive for Covid-19.

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Almost 60,000 people have died of Covid in China in past five weeks

Taipei |Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

Almost 60,000 people have died of Covid in China in the past five weeks, authorities have announced, according to a media report.

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China may be seeing around 10 mn Covid reinfections on top of 900 mn infections

New Delhi |Saturday, 2023 4:45:08 AM IST

Healthcare workers across China are seeing large numbers of people who have been re-infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19, putting a further strain on the country's beleaguered healthcare syst

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Chinese flock to Hong Kong, Macau to get private Covid booster shots

Taipei |Saturday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST

Private services offering Chinese travellers access to mRNA vaccines are attracting droves of mainlanders to Hong Kong and Macau seeking a booster shot that their government has refused to approve, ac

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Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi on 24x7 external oxygen after contracting Covid

New Delhi |Saturday, 2023 3:15:10 AM IST

Former IPL Chairman Lalit Modi on Friday revealed that he is on 24x7 external oxygen after contracting Covid-19 twice in two weeks and deep pneumonia.

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BioAsia 2023 to focus on opportunities in life science post-Covid

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2023 1:15:11 AM IST

BioAsia 2023, Asia's largest life-sciences and healthcare forum, scheduled to be held next month, will discuss the learnings, challenges and opportunities in life science post-Covid-19, organisers sai

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Sequencing of 324 Covid samples reveals presence of Omicron variants in community

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST

Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) sentinel sites referred 324 Covid-19 positive samples for sequencing to 22 INSACOG labs between December 29 to January 7, and the results revealed pres

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Chinese academics facing huge backlash for studies on how Marxism can help fight Covid

New Delhi |Saturday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST

Prominent Chinese academics are facing a huge backlash online for their studies on how Marxism can help fight Covid-19, with critics accusing them of wasting time and money at a time when the country

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