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India Hails Findings Of UN's Global Crisis Response Group On Food Purchase

India has hailed UN Secretary-General's Global Crisis Response Group's recommendation for exempting purchases of food by the WFP for humanitarian assistance from food export restrictions

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Delhi Records 517 Fresh Covid Cases, Positivity Rate Falls To 4.21%

Delhi has been witnessing an upward trend in daily Covid positivity rate in the last few days

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Too Early To Do Away With Face Masks, But Onus On Public, Says Experts

While some states have decided to stop penalising people for not wearing masks as COVID cases continue to drop, healthcare experts believe it is too early to do away with the restriction

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Bayer To Set Up 27 Telemedicine Centres Across 8 States

The centres being set up in partnership with RxDx Healthcare and Piramal Swasthya, the public health arm of Piramal Foundation, are in line with the core values of Bayer to ensure timely access to quality healthcare, build local health capacities, and support local innovations.

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Adequate Data Required For Suggesting Mixing Of Covid-19 Vaccines: Govt

"Adequate scientific data is required for NTAGI to make a recommendation on mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, at present this information is not available," Pawar said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha

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Over 3 Lakh Children Aged 12-14 Yrs Receive First Shot Of COVID Vaccine On Day 1

The vaccination against COVID-19 in the age group of 12-14 years started on Wednesday with Biological E's intramuscular vaccine Corbevax

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NZ's Fonterra Ends India Partnership With Future After COVID Disruptions

India's growing number of dairy consumers remains a viable market for Fonterra and it will continue to have a presence and explore opportunities, Future said

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'Grave Mistake' To Think COVID-19 Pandemic Is Over: UN Chief

More than 446 million cases of COVID-19 have been recorded worldwide in the two years since the pandemic began and more than six million people have died, with countless more grappling with worsening mental health, Antonio Guterres said

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India May See Fourth Covid Wave Around June 22: IIT Kanpur Study

The fourth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in India may start around June 22 and peak from mid to late August, a modelling study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur suggests.

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Below 5% 'SafaiSathis' Have Health Insurance Coverage: UNDP Report

UNDP has released first-of-its-kind assessment of the socio-economic status of waste pickers (SafaiSathis) in India with some eye opening finding

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WHO Chief Says World At "Critical Juncture" In Covid Pandemic

"We must work together to bring the acute phase of this pandemic to an end. We cannot let it continue to drag on, lurching between panic and neglect."

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Covid wave Peak In Delhi May Be Gone But Can't Say Out Of Danger Zone: Satyendar Jain

Delhi Health Minister claimed that Delhi is still conducting more daily tests than other states

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India's Expert Panel Advises Full Approval For Covishield, Covaxin

Covaxin and Covishield received emergency use authorisation in India in January 2021, with more than a combined 1.5 billion doses having been administered so far, according to government data.

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Govt Issues Guidelines On Use Of Remdesivir, Tocilizumab

The revised guidelines continue to recommend emergency use authorization (EUA) or off-label use of remdesivir in patients with "moderate to severe" disease and those with no renal or hepatic dysfunction within 10 days of the onset of any symptom.

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'Delta Dominant Strain In Maharashtra With 68% Infections, Omicron At 32%'

The Maharashtra health department has said that the Delta strain of the virus still accounts for the maximum number of infection cases in the state as revealed by the genome sequencin

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