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On Monday after nearly four months of lockdown, Sydney's cafes, gyms and restaurants welcomed fully vaccinated customers as Australia aims to begin living with the coronavirus and gradually reopen the country. Some pubs in Sydney, Australia's largest city, opened at 12:01 a.m. (1301 GMT) and friends

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The state health department informed the High Court that in view of the ensuing festivals like Navaratri, Dussehra, Milad Un Nabi etc., a new containment policy has been prepared so that people won’t throw caution to the wind during the festive season. In the affidavit filed

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On Friday, according to a Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) order, Delhi government employees and teachers who have not received at least one shot of COVID-19 vaccine will not be allowed to attend their workplaces from October 16. As per the order all such unvaccinated Delhi

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According to a study published in the Lancet on Friday, the COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in anxiety and major depressive disorders across the world, particularly among women and young people. The researchers said, children suffered as school closures kept them away from friends, and

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On Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, the United States will accept the use by international visitors of COVID-19 vaccines authorized by U.S. regulators or the World Health Organization. On Sept. 20, the White House announced the United States in November would lift

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Researchers have identified an anti-viral gene that impacts the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and severe Covid-19. A team from the University College London (UCL) estimated that one genetic variant of the OAS1 gene increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease by about 3-6 per cent in

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According to the sources, Bharat Biotech which has completed the Phase 2/3 trials of Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin for use in children under 18 years of age has submitted the data to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation for its verification and subsequent approval for Emergency Use Authorisation

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The home  ministry on Thursday said it will begin issuing fresh tourist visas in a phased manner, starting with foreigners arriving on chartered flights, from October 15 onwards. The  announcement was made at the opening up of the country to international tourists almost 19 months

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To ensure affected patients get better care, the WHO has come up with a ‘clinical case definition’ of ‘post-Covid condition’, stating that it occurs in individuals with a history of probable or confirmed Sars-CoV-2 infection, usually three months from its onset with symptoms, lasts for

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The health ministry on Friday said that Malaysia has granted conditional approval for the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer (PFE.N) and BioNTech (22UAy.DE) to be used as a booster shot. The approval allows the vaccine to be used only on adults aged 18 and above, at least six months after

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