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Odisha does away with weekend shutdown, eases COVID-19 restrictions

Curbs on on religious, cultural social and political gatherings to continue The Odisha government on Tuesday revoked weekend shutdown, which was in force in Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Puri, following improvement in the pandemic situation. The government, however, decided to continue with restrictions on religious, cultural social and political gatherings to avoid crowding. Exhibition and trade […]

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Radio host who regretted vaccine skepticism dies of COVID-19

Nashville radio station SuperTalk 99.7 WTN confirmed Phil Valentine’s death in a tweet August 21. A conservative talk radio host from Tennessee who had been a vaccine skeptic until he was hospitalised from COVID-19 has died. He was 61. Nashville radio station SuperTalk 99.7 WTN confirmed Phil Valentine’s death in a tweet August 21. Valentine […]

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Delta variant driving infections in India: Report

Vaccination continues to be very effective in reducing severe disease and death, according to an update from the India Sars Cov2 Genome Consortium (INSACOG). The Delta variant remains most responsible for the continuing spread of infections in India, according to a weekly update from the India Sars Cov2 Genome Consortium (INSACOG), a repository of labs […]