Coronavirus should be a priority, not CAA, says Nitish

Patna |Saturday, 2022 3:15:10 AM IST

Bihar Chief Ninister Nitish Kumar on Friday made an oblique reference to his stand on Citizenship Amendment Act which the Centre is hinting to implement in the country after coronavirus abates.

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Study confirms airborne transmission of coronavirus

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST

A collaborative study by a group of scientists from the CSIR-CCMB, Hyderabad and the CSIR-IMTech, Chandigarh, with hospitals in Hyderabad and Mohali has confirmed the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV

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Brazil lifts coronavirus-related public health emergency

Asia | April 18, 2022 1:23:27 PM IST

Brasilia [Brazil], April 18 (ANI/Sputnik): The Brazilian government is lifting the public health emergency announced in the country at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, about two years ago, Health M

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Putin wishes Erdogan, wife full recovery from coronavirus

Asia | February 6, 2022 9:20:51 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], February 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian President Vladimir Putin wished Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife a full recovery from the coronavirus and "good health for many ye

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Greek Prime Minister wishes Erdogan swift recovery from coronavirus infection

Europe | February 6, 2022 7:20:33 AM IST

Athens [Greece], February 6 (ANI/Sputnik): Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has wished Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a speedy recovery from COVID-19.

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S.Korean military to bolster coronavirus testing capacity

Seoul |Monday, 2022 5:15:08 PM IST

South Korea's military plans to beef up its Covid-19 testing capacity amid the emergence of the omicron variant as the dominant strain in the country, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.

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First community cases of Omicron coronavirus strain detected in Vietnam

Asia | January 19, 2022 1:51:20 PM IST

Hanoi [Vietnam], January 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City has identified the country's first cases of the Omicron coronavirus strain in people who have not traveled abroad, media reported.

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Coronavirus is here to stay, will not vanish completely: WHO

Moscow |Sunday, 2022 9:45:11 PM IST

The way the novel coronavirus pandemic is developing suggests that the virus will never go away completely, WHO Representative to Russia Melita Vujnovic said on Sunday.

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Croatia reports highest-ever weekly coronavirus caseload

Zagreb |Friday, 2022 8:45:07 AM IST

In the previous seven days, Croatia has recorded over 48,600 new Covid-19 cases, the highest weekly caseload since the outbreak of the pandemic in early 2020, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said at a

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Omicron variant detected in over 50 pc of coronavirus-infected people in Moscow

Europe | January 14, 2022 9:20:12 PM IST

Moscow [Russia], January 14 (ANI/Sputnik): The Omicron variant is detected in over 50per cent of coronavirus-infected people in Moscow, mayor Sergei Sobyanin said on Friday.

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Merck Foundation announced 67 winners of Merck Foundation Mask up with Care Media Awards 2021 to raise awareness about Coronavirus

Business | January 13, 2022 2:20:57 PM IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]/ Accra [Ghana], January 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with African First Ladies announced the w

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US airlines feel stress as Omicron drives coronavirus wave: report

Washington |Thursday, 2022 10:15:07 AM IST

The highly contagious Omicron coronavirus variant has driven up the latest wave of the health crisis in the US and added stress to the US airlines, some of which otherwise may have upside earnings, ac

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