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WHO acknowledges 'emerging evidence' of COVID-19 transmission through air

Geneva: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has acknowledged that 'evidence is emerging' of airborne spread of coronavirus after a group comprising o...

China reports suspected case of 'bubonic plague'

Authorities in a city of China’s Inner Mongolia issued a warning on Sunday, a day after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague....

Scientists claim COVID-19 is airborne, ask WHO to amend rules

New York: Hundreds of scientists say there is evidence that novel coronavirus in smaller particles in the air can infect people and are calling for t...

Zydus gets nod for human trials of COVID-19 vaccine

Zydus said it has received approval from authorities to start human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine contender - the second Indian pharmaceutical firm...

ICMR to launch COVID-19 vaccine by August 15

New Delhi: The first made-in-India coronavirus vaccine may be launched by August 15, with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) fast-tracking...

India’s COVAXIN gets DCGI approval for human clinical trials

Pune: Bharat Biotech has successfully developed COVAXIN, a vaccine candidate for COVID-19, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Resear...

Swine flu found in China has pandemic potential

Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published in the U.S scie...

Heavy rains to lash Kerala; orange alert in 9 districts

Kozhikode: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in the coming days.   The Kerala State Disaster Management ...

IMD predicts heavy rain in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in the coming days and an orange alert has been issued in va...

Patanjali claims to have made 1st medicine against COVID-19

New Delhi: Not an immunity booster but a cure, claimed yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday as he unveiled, what he calls, the first ayurvedic medicine a...

Glenmark's FabiFlu approved for COVID-19 treatment in India

New Delhi: Drug major Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has become the first Indian company to commercially launch an antiviral drug - Favipiravir with brand ...

COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away: Scientists

New Delhi: Vaccine design is still an empirical, trial and error process and a preventive against COVID-19 could be at least a year away, say scienti...

India to witness COVID-19 peak in mid-November: Study

New Delhi: The peak stage of COVID-19 in India has been delayed by the eight-week lockdown and has strengthened public health measures, and it may no...

Targets for COVID-19 vaccine identified by scientists

New Delhi: Scientists have identified regions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 to target with a vaccine, by harnessing tools used for the...

Good rainfall activity expected next week: IMD

New Delhi: Rainfall activity in central and south India is likely to pick up pace from next week due to a cyclonic circulation which is likely to for...

Double storm activity over Arabian Sea picks up

Mumbai: Two storms are forming over the Arabian Sea, fresh predictions from the weather department indicate. One of them has already turned into a lo...

Monsoon to hit Kerala around June 1

New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the Southwest monsoon could hit Kerala soon around June 1."The monsoon advance will b...

First COVID-19 vaccine human trial finds it is safe

Beijing: The first COVID-19 vaccine to reach phase I clinical trial is safe, well-tolerated, and capable of generating an immune response against the...

Areas under PoK now in IMD's forecast

The IMD's Regional Meteorological Centre has started including cities under Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir in its forecasts, a departure from its earlier ...

COVID-19 vaccine likely by September - October

Vaccine major Serum Institute of India said it plans to start production of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University in the next two to th...

Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year