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A new study, led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Yale School of Medicine and published in Nature, defines some critical differences in certain biomarkers of people with long COVID. The next step is even more critical: coming up with a way to cure them
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Containment zones, door-to-door medical checkups, and closure of schools and colleges are some of the steps that authorities have taken in Kerala. For the fourth time since 2018, the state is again battling the deadly Nipah virus. It was earlier detected in Kozhikode in 2018 and 2021 and in Ernakulam in 2019. So what is the Nipah Virus, what are its symptoms, and is it dangerous? Watch to find out
Pirola first appeared on the radar on July 24, 2023, and has quickly earned the WHO's classification as a 'variant of interest'.
Covid-19 Update Highlight: An overview of the global COVID-19 situation was given by Secretary, Health including certain newer variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus like BA.2.86 (Pirola) and EG.5 (Eris), which have been reported globally. He underlined that as per World Health Organization (WHO), while EG.5 (Eris) has been reported from over 50 countries, the variant BA.2.86 (Pirola) is in four countries.
The official said that while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are reporting an increase in infections and hospital admissions from the virus, overall levels remain low.
The WHO classified the new variant as one under surveillance "due to the large number (more than 30) of spike gene mutations it carries"
New Covid variant: Eris has inherited some of its symptoms from the parent Omicron strain.
The death toll was recorded at 5,31,907, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The end of the COVID emergency in May led to a steep drop in COVID vaccines and testing, Walgreens executives said, while penny-pinching customers hunted for discounted items, shunning normal-priced consumer health products.
The numbers issued on Tuesday by the US Small Business Administration inspector general are much greater than the office's previous projections and underscore how vulnerable the Paycheck Protection and COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Loan programmes were to fraudsters, particularly during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic.
The death toll was recorded at 5,31,895 with two deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The TMC MP's letter to the police came after reports said that a bot linked to social media app Telegram breached the CoWIN portal and gained access to the data of scores of Indians who had booked slots for vaccination against coronavirus.
Covid-19 complications: A study, which uses a new imaging technique called correlated diffusion imaging (CDI), has found that Covid-19 causes changes to the brain and leads to diffusion abnormalities in the white matter of the brain's cerebellum.
Dr Ashish Jha, 52, was appointed as the White House COVID-19 Coordinator in April 2022 and will return to Brown University, where he had served as the dean of the varsity's school of public health.
A bulk of the long Covid patients remained "extremely unwell", and experienced fatigue which is similar to, or even worse than, persons reeling under severe kidney impairment or cancer-related anaemia, stated the study which was conducted in the UK.
Jacinda Ardern was named "Dame Grand Companion," the second highest honour in New Zealand, on King Charles' birthday holiday celebrated by the country on June 5, and she made the coronation honours list for this year.
Nine years of the Modi government can be considered to be excellent years for the economy and people of India. Despite the worst pandemic of the century, in these nine years, India’s international standing has also improved significantly, not only in terms of ranking in GDP but also in terms of cooperation with other countries, both rich and poor
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A new pact is a priority for WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus who called it a "generational commitment that we will not go back to the old cycle of panic and neglect" at the U.N. agency's annual assembly.
Zoom has raised its full-year revenue and profit forecasts, defying a slowdown in growth following the pandemic boom and facing tough economic conditions, according to Reuters. Despite an initial rally, the company's shares pared gains to a 0.7 percent increase after-market hours.