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Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited
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Second COVID-19 wave can't be ruled out, states NITI Aayog's VK Paul; Centre says community transmission limited

Vardhan added, "In different pockets across various states, including West Bengal, community transmission of COVID-19 is expected to occur, especially in densely-populated areas."

Centre says no major mutation in coronavirus in India; active cases fall below 8 lakh after over a month
India

Centre says no major mutation in coronavirus in India; active cases fall below 8 lakh after over a month

The term 'mutation' typically refers to the tendency of a virus to undergo changes when it multiplies, causing the virus to develop some new strains. This could hinder the development of an effective vaccine

Narendra Modi suggests developing COVID-19 vaccine distribution system on lines of holding elections
India

Narendra Modi suggests developing COVID-19 vaccine distribution system on lines of holding elections

Stressing on speedy access to vaccines for citizens once ready, the prime minister also directed to involve all levels of governments and citizen groups in the distribution process

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine likely in few months, sharp rise in doubling time of cases; tally crosses 73 lakh
India

Centre says COVID-19 vaccine likely in few months, sharp rise in doubling time of cases; tally crosses 73 lakh

The Union health ministry said that the doubling time of cases in the country has increased "sharply" from 25.5 days in August, to almost 73 days currently

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases identified, says ICMR; two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad
India

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases identified, says ICMR; two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad

The ICMR chief on Tuesday said that India is taking 100 days as the cut-off period in the identification of reinfection of novel coronavirus cases

COVID-19 cases may spike in winter, experts warn; hopeful of vaccine by 2021, says Harsh Vardhan
India

COVID-19 cases may spike in winter, experts warn; hopeful of vaccine by 2021, says Harsh Vardhan

Dr VK Paul, a member of NITI Aayog said the novel coronavirus is a respiratory virus and these kinds of viruses attack more during the winters

COVID-19 vaccine expected early next year, from more than one source, says Harsh Vardhan
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COVID-19 vaccine expected early next year, from more than one source, says Harsh Vardhan

Vardhan also informed that expert groups are working towards formulating a plan to distribute the vaccines in the country, how to decide the first recipients as well as strengthen the cold chain facilities in the country for vaccine storage

India will grant emergency authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine depending on data availability: Health Minister
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India will grant emergency authorisation for COVID-19 vaccine depending on data availability: Health Minister

He said that the prioritisation of groups for COVID-19 vaccine shall be based on occupational hazard and risk of exposure to infection and the risk of developing severe disease and increased mortality.

COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh
India

COVID-19 cases may increase in winter, Feluda test rollout expected soon, says Centre; tally crosses 70 lakh

The Union health ministry also said that the single-day spike in deaths in the country has remained less than 1,000 for eight consecutive days

Roll-out of Feluda test for detecting COVID-19 expected in next few weeks, says Harsh Vardhan
India

Roll-out of Feluda test for detecting COVID-19 expected in next few weeks, says Harsh Vardhan

In the fifth episode of 'Sunday Samvaad', the health minister also said the decision on emergency use authorisation for vaccines against the virus will depend on results of the clinical trials

Ayurveda for COVID-19: What you need to know about the AYUSH Ministry’s protocol for treating patients and disease prevention
Health

Ayurveda for COVID-19: What you need to know about the AYUSH Ministry’s protocol for treating patients and disease prevention

In its preamble, the document clarified that all its recommendations for the general population, high-risk populations and COVID-19 patients with mild or no symptoms were created with the help of experts from India’s most reputed Ayurveda institutes

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 65 lakh, 75,829 new cases in 24 hrs; aim to vaccinate 25 crore by July, says Harsh Vardhan
India

India's COVID-19 tally crosses 65 lakh, 75,829 new cases in 24 hrs; aim to vaccinate 25 crore by July, says Harsh Vardhan

The Centre estimates to receive and utilise 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said

Tracking COVID-19 deaths in India and around the world as coronavirus toll crosses 1 million
India

Tracking COVID-19 deaths in India and around the world as coronavirus toll crosses 1 million

According to Johns Hopkins University, the United States, Brazil, India and Mexico account for more than 50 percent of the deaths worldwide

India's COVID-19 tally nears 60 lakh with 88,600 new cases; populace far from achieving herd immunity, says Harsh Vardhan
India

India's COVID-19 tally nears 60 lakh with 88,600 new cases; populace far from achieving herd immunity, says Harsh Vardhan

The ICMR's second sero-survey shows that Indian population is still far from achieving herd immunity against the coronavirus infection, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday, while underlining the need for following COVID appropriate behaviour

ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan
India

ICMR's second sero-survey shows India far from achieving herd immunity against COVID-19, says Harsh Vardhan

The health minister also said that the medical research body was investigating cases of coronavirus reinfection, but added that the number of such cases is negligible

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after House passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020; Monsoon session cut short by 7 days
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha adjourned sine die after House passes Major Port Authorities Bill, 2020; Monsoon session cut short by 7 days

Parliament LIVE Updates: The Monsoon Session of the Parliament was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, 7 days before the schedule, amid concerns of the spread of coronavirus among lawmakers

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote
India

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha passes Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote

Parliament LIVE Updates: The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Bill, 2020 by voice vote after a detailed debate.

India's COVID-19 count crosses 54 lakh, 94,612 recover in single day; schools to partially open in several states
India

India's COVID-19 count crosses 54 lakh, 94,612 recover in single day; schools to partially open in several states

Schools in several states, including Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya, Assam, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Nagaland will re-open for Class 9 to 12 students who wish to take guidance from teachers on Monday, in keeping with the Centre's Unlock-4 guidelines

Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha approves Centre's demand for supplementary grants; both houses adjourned till tomorrow
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Parliament Updates: Lok Sabha approves Centre's demand for supplementary grants; both houses adjourned till tomorrow

Parliament LIVE Updates: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that additional resources as part of the first demand for excess grants is being used for "people-centric activity and some of the most critical government schemes like the PM Gareeb Kalyan Yojana."

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS passes farm bills as Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits PM's Cabinet in protest; RS discusses COVID-19 management
India

Parliament Monsoon Session: LS passes farm bills as Harsimrat Kaur Badal quits PM's Cabinet in protest; RS discusses COVID-19 management

In the Rajya Sabha, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said that a coronavirus vaccine is likely to be available in India by early next year and added that the Centre is aiming to bring down India's COVID-19 mortality rate