Tuesday, February 20, 2024

COVID

Indians more hit by long-term lung damage after Covid: Study

A significant proportion of Indians who recovered from Covid had lung function impairment and lingering symptoms for months, a study published by Christian Medical College, Vellore, has revealed, a TNN report stated. It found Indians had more lung function...

Disruptions no less than COVID menace for democracy: VP

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Sunday said debates in legislative bodies have been reduced to quarrels and likened disruptions and disturbances in legislatures to the COVID menace for democracy.Addressing the valedictory session of the 84th All India Presiding Officers’...

2 fresh Covid deaths reported

India has logged 160 fresh cases of Covid, while the number of active cases of the infection stood at 1,886, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Two new deaths -- one each from Karnataka and Kerala-- have been reported...

India logs 1,226 cases of Covid sub-variant JN.1

A total of 1,226 cases of COVID-19 sub-variant JN.1 have been reported in the country so far with Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh recording the highest number of cases till now, according to INSACOG on Thursday.Data compiled by the Indian...

Do you have the flu, RSV, Covid, or a cold?

Winter is upon us, and with it may come runny noses, coughing, and congestion. But how do you know if you have just a common cold or one of the three respiratory viruses that make up the “tripledemic” –...

Covid strain JN.1 reported in most States: Insacog data

The recent spike in Coronavirus cases is being attributed to the detection of the JN.1 variant, which has gone to become the dominant strain leading to Covid-19 infections in India, according to data from the Insacog website. Barring the eastern...

Omicron BA.5 more deadlier Covid variants, flu: US CDC

Patients hospitalised with Omicron BA.5 are more likely to die than those with other Covid-19 variants or with flu, according to a new study led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study, published in...

511 cases of Covid sub-variant JN.1 detected

A total of 511 cases of COVID-19 sub-variant JN.1 have been reported in the country so far with the maximum recorded in Karnataka, official sources said on Wednesday. They said 199 cases have been reported from Karnataka, 148 from...

Cases of Covid sub-variant JN.1 rises to 109

Forty more cases of the COVID-19 sub-variant JN.1 were recorded, with the tally of cases of the new variant across the country till December 26 rising to 109, official sources said on Wednesday. Thirty-six cases were detected from Gujarat,...

Covid down in Singapore but experts call for precaution

The number of COVID-19 infections in Singapore appear to have plateaued over the past week, but experts have urged people to be cautious and mask up in crowded enclosed places as a precaution.Last week, Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH)...