As New York schools reopened, state guidelines for social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic made it impossible for all students to attend classes in person at the same time.
Forty percent of index patients reported sleeping in the same room with one or more household members before illness onset and 30 percent after illness onset.
With more than 16.72 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections followed by Andhra Pradesh (8,20,565) and Karnataka (8,20,398).
Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 81 lakh. There are 5,82,649 active cases in the country.
In a letter to states and union territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has suggested setting up of a state steering committee (SSC) chaired by the chief secretary, a state task force (STF) led by additional Chief Secretary or principal secretary (health), and a district task force (DTF) to be headed by the district magistrate.
Governments around the world are keen to know if the nearly century-old vaccine can be used to prevent Covid-19. It’s not hard to see why — the safety of the BCG vaccine has long been established. Moreover, it is very cheap and production can be scaled up easily
The idea is to modify mask fabrics with anti-viral chemicals that can sanitise exhaled, escaped respiratory droplets, according to the researchers from the Northwestern University in the US.
The pandemic has been a continuing nightmare for parents and this has been particularly true for mothers. But figuring out how many mothers have been pushed out of the labor force specifically because of school closings can be tricky
The Phase 3 trial called as EQUINOX will enroll a total of 800 patients at sites in the United States and abroad and include interim assessments at 20 percent and 50 percent of enrollment.
The previous one-day record for US COVID-19 cases was 84,169 on October 23.
With more than 16.66 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Andhra Pradesh (8.17 lakh) and Karnataka (8.16 lakh).
Coronavirus India News highlights: Total confirmed cases in India have risen above 80 lakh. There are 5,94,386 active cases in the country.
A review meeting on the status of the infection in Delhi, West Bengal and Kerala was held by Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in the presence of V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, and Balram Bhargava, DG, ICMR, according to a statement by the health ministry.
Advocate M L Sharma petitioner in-person referred to the bench, also comprising Justices A S Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian, the World Health Organization (WHO) report of October 15 and said that nowhere these medicines are designated officially as medicines for coronavirus.
All medical establishments like medical colleges (allopathic, homoeopathic and AYUSH), health centres, private healthcare units and polyclinics have been asked to send the list of workers, the senior official of the Health department told.
The research, published in the journal Science, found that this antibody response correlates with the body’s ability to neutralise the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.
The world will need several different vaccines to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, given the sheer size of global need, variations in effects on different populations, and possible limits of effectiveness in the first crop.
The new measures echo the eight-week lockdown that France enforced in the spring, when hospitalisations and deaths caused by the COVID-19 epidemic reached a peak.
Maharashtra government’s proposal also asked the railways to run one ladies’ special train every hour.
There are 603687 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprises 7.5 percent of the total caseload, the data stated.
PM Narendra Modi praised the people for being united in adapting their lifestyles to fight the pandemic
With more than 16.6 lakh COVID-19 cases, Maharashtra has reported the highest number of infections, followed by Andhra Pradesh (8.14 lakh) and Karnataka (8.12 lakh).
Coronavirus India highlights: Total confirmed cases in India have risen to 80 lakh. There are 6,03,687 active cases in the country.
The chief of United Kingdom's COVID-19 Vaccine Taskforce has warned that the first set of inoculations are likely to be imperfect and may not work equally for everyone.
The company has partnered with KARWA under the technology transfer from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).