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One dies in Vizag, 161 new infections in State

Active COVID-19 cases come down to 1,896 The State reported one death and 161 new COVID infections in the 24 hours ending Sunday morning as 36,091 samples were tested during the period. The tally increased to 8,85,985 and toll reached 7,140 with a recovery rate of 98.98% and a death rate of 0.81%. In the […]

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Tamil Nadu reports 621 fresh cases of COVID-19

Active cases drop below 2,000 in Chennai; Ariyalur reports no fresh case; Number of active cases stands at 6,299 One district — Ariyalur — had no fresh case of COVID-19 and 18 districts recorded fewer than 10 cases on Friday, as Tamil Nadu reported a total of 621 fresh infections. Chennai continued to report less […]

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New research: More effective ‘nanobodies’ to fight novel coronavirus

The researchers at University Hospital Bonn have also combined the nanobodies into potentially particularly effective molecules, which attack different parts of the virus simultaneously. An international research team led by the University of Bonn has identified and further developed novel antibody fragments against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. These “nanobodies” are much smaller than […]

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COVID-19 vaccination to be rolled out on January 16 at six locations

Under the first phase, civic body has registered 1.65 lakh healthcare workers A total of 1.05 lakh COVID-19 vaccines have been allocated to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) in the first instalment, with the vials currently stored at the facility at Dasappa Hospital here. BBMP Commissioner N. Manjunath Prasad told reporters on Wednesday that […]

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After a gap, flight from U.K. lands in Bengaluru

There were 273 passengers on board A British Airways flight from the United Kingdom landed at Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) early on Sunday with 273 passengers, including 32 children less than 10 years of age, and 16 crew members. Four passengers were isolated after their pool test turned positive. Pool testing is a method by […]