World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said the coronavirus pandemic is "not even close to being over", adding that the worst is yet to come. "Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up," he said. Tedros further
India recorded 3,84,697 coronavirus cases in the month of June, with the total reaching 5,66,840 on Tuesday. The coronavirus death toll in the country has surged to 16,893, after a one-day spike of 418 deaths. Meanwhile, the number of patients who have been cured/discharged has
Over 1 crore coronavirus cases and nearly 5 lakh deaths have been reported worldwide, according to a Reuters tally. Reportedly, global coronavirus cases reached 1 crore-mark from 90 lakh in six days. North America, Latin America and Europe each account for around 25% of global
As many as 83,98,362 coronavirus samples have been tested in India so far, the Indian Council of Medical Research said. The total number of positive cases has reached 5,48,318 after the second-biggest single-day jump of 19,459 cases. Further, as many as 3,21,722 coronavirus patients have
US' health protection agency Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added three new symptoms to its official list of COVID-19 symptoms. The symptoms are nausea, diarrhoea and a runny nose. A total of 11 symptoms are listed on the official website of CDC.
After remaining suspended for three months, the Out Patient Department (OPD) services at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH) in Delhi will resume from July 1, said the hospital authorities on Saturday. The OPD services of the hospital will function from 8 am to 8 pm.
A 99-year-old woman has recovered from coronavirus in Bengaluru, making her the oldest person in Karnataka to beat the virus. The woman had contracted coronavirus after coming in contact with her grandson on her 99th birthday on June 18, reported PTI. She was admitted to
The government has allowed the use of the low-cost steroid drug dexamethasone as an alternative to methylprednisolone to treat coronavirus patients with moderate and severe symptoms. This comes after WHO called for increase in dexamethasone production after UK clinical trials found it had life-saving potential
China National Biotec Group (CNBG) on Sunday said early human test results for its coronavirus vaccine candidate suggested it could be safe and effective. The experimental shot induced high-level antibodies in all inoculated participants in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial involving 1,120 healthy people. It's
Millions more could die if there is a second wave of coronavirus, WHO Assistant Director-General for Strategic Initiatives, Dr Ranieri Guerra, has said. "The pandemic is behaving as we hypothesised," he added. "The comparison is with the 1918 Spanish Flu, which behaved exactly like COVID-19