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COVID: Shanghai extends lockdown till April 26 as death toll rises to 36

Image Source : AP. Residents get tested during their stay at a temporary hospital converted from the National Exhibition and Convention Center to quarantine COVID-positive people in Shanghai, China on Apr 18.  Highlights Shanghai has extended COVID lockdown till April 26 China on Apr 21 reported 2,119 locally transmitted confirmed COVID cases Shanghai has added …

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Coronavirus Pandemic: China suffers Omicron resurgence despite Covid-19 lockdown

Beijing: The Omicron wave of the coronavirus pandemic has stopped in many countries. Due to vaccination and Covid-19 guidelines, the situation in India and many other countries are returning to normal.  At such a time, the coronavirus pandemic is gathering increasing strength in China, from where it had started in 2019. A large number of …

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Slow start, bigger finish: Here's the latest thinking about Fed's rate-hike path after strong January jobs report

Slow start, bigger finish: Here’s the latest thinking about Fed’s rate-hike path after strong January jobs report

All week, economists had talked themselves into expecting a weak January jobs. So they were startled by the across-the-board strength of the report, with almost 500,000 jobs added, solid wage gains, and increase in the crucial measure of workers who are participating in the labor market. Read: Job gains in January were triple economists’ estimates …

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As Delhi, Mumbai see dip in fresh Covid-19 cases; Kerala’s tally soars

Image Source : PTI Movie theaters, swimming pools and gyms are not allowed to function in C category districts in Kerala.  Delhi on Monday reported 5,760 new Covid cases and 30 deaths, while the positivity rate dropped to 11.79 percent. Mumbai reported under-2,000 new coronavirus cases at 1,857, down by 693 from the previous day …

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Omicron will soon replace Delta globally due to ‘immunity evading potential’: WHO

Image Source : AP People wait in line at a COVID-19 testing site in Times Square, New York Highlights WHO on Sunday said that the Omicron variant of Covid 19 has been identified in 171 countries. The global health body said that Omicron is soon set to replace Delta globally. WHO said that current evidence …

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Omicron positive but no symptoms? No need to isolate for 10 days, expert says

Image Source : PTI On Saturday, India recorded 3,37,704 new cases of the novel coronavirus, along with 488 deaths due to the infection in the past 24 hours.  Highlights ‘Omicron positive patients only needs to isolate themselves for 7 days, instead of 10’: Top doctor 7 days of isolation is only for people with no symptoms …

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Covid-19 Pandemic in Europe: New restrictions in France, Germany, Austria, Italy

Paris: The emergence of the Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus has worsened the coronavirus pandemic in Europe, with the increasing number of infections and hospitalizations adding to the woes of governments.  The healthcare infrastructure in Europe has been stretched to its limit, prompting many governments to impose tougher measures in order to control the …

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The findings, published in the Science journal, sheds new

Indian-origin scientist among UBC researchers unveil world’s 1st molecular-level analysis of Omicron

Image Source : REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE The findings, published in the Science journal, sheds new light on why Omicron is highly transmissible and will help accelerate the development of more effective treatments. Highlights Omicron has greater binding affinity than the original SARS-CoV-2 virus The findings show strong antibody evasion and binding with human cells Spike protein …

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