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Delta Variant Covid

Moderna Plans Booster Doses To Help Fight Virus

Aug 05, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

With “the rising force of infection” from Delta variant and eventual waning immunity, a “booster will likely be necessary to keep us as safe as possible” this winter, Moderna President Dr Stephen Hoge told investors.

Amid Lifting Of Restrictions, Canada Might Face 4th Covid Wave, Say Officials

Jul 31, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

About 6.3 million Canadians have not received a first dose and over 5 million have not had a second, a Canadian official said


Delta Variant May Spread As Easily As Chickenpox, Says US Document

Fully vaccinated people might spread the Delta variant at the same rate as unvaccinated people

US: States Race To Use Covid-19 Vaccines Before They Expire

Jul 30, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The surge in infections in U.S is largely due to the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, which has spread rapidly, particularly among unvaccinated people


Philippines President Says Unvaccinated Citizens Will Be Shut In Their Homes

With a population of roughly 110 million, the Philippines is experiencing a deadly COVID-19 outbreak. Only 7 million Filipinos have been fully vaccinated, and another 11 million have received their first dose.

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28 July, 2021

China Mandates Negative Covid Test For Drivers Leaving Jiangsu Province As Cases Spike

Associated Press (AP)

The National Health Commission reported 48 new cases in Jiangsu over the previous 24 hours, bringing its total to 154 over recent days


27 July, 2021

Fiji Urges People To Get Vaccinated Amid Rising Covid Deaths

Associated Press (AP)

Fiji has reported a record 1,285 new cases in its latest daily update and 193 deaths since the outbreak began in April


26 July, 2021

Evidence Suggests Delta Variant Capable Of Infecting Fully Vaccinated People: Reports

Outlook Web Bureau

The Delta variant is classified as B.1.617. It has been found in nearly 100 countries and is a global variant of concern.


26 July, 2021

Covid 2nd Wave May Have More Lasting Damage On Economy: Moody's Analytics

PTI

Moody's Analytics said social distancing is weighing on the current quarter, but economic recovery will resume by the year-end.


26 July, 2021

What's More Dangerous? Lambda, Kappa, Or Delta? And Why? Know It From The Doctor

Dr. Sulaiman Ladhani

Covid explained: B.1.617.3, a relative of the Delta variant; B.11.318, which contains 14 mutations; Lambda, a variant discovered by Public Health England and classed as a VOI by the WHO; and Kappa or B.1.617.1 are among the variants.


22 July, 2021

Covid: Delta Variant Continues To Be Dominant Lineage In New Cases Across India

Outlook Web Bureau

Regions with high vaccination and strong public health measures, such as Singapore, continue to do well, INSACOG noted.


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22 July, 2021

Sensex Jumps Over 400 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,750

PTI

The 30-share BSE index was trading 444.17 points or 0.85 per cent higher at 52,642.68 in initial deals, while the broader NSE Nifty surged 129.15 points or 0.83 per cent to 15,761.25.


22 July, 2021

Vaccine Misinformation: Covid-19 Cases In US Triple Over 2 Weeks

Outlook Web Bureau

Across the US, the seven-day rolling average for daily new cases rose over the past two weeks to more than 37,000 on Tuesday, up from less than 13,700 on July 6.


20 July, 2021

Muslims Mark Eid-Al-Adha Holiday In Shadow Of Pandemic

Associated Press (AP)

Eid al-Adha, or the “Feast of Sacrifice,” is typically marked by communal prayers, large social gatherings and, for many, slaughtering of livestock and giving meat to the needy


19 July, 2021

Global Shares Fall On Virus Fears; Oil Slips On OPEC Deal

Associated Press (AP)

France's CAC 40 shed 1.1 per cent in early trading to 6,388.62, while Germany's DAX was down 1.1 per cent at 15,370.28


19 July, 2021

Delta Variant Accounts For 80% Of New Covid Cases: Govt Expert Panel Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The variant is also around 40-60 percent more transmissible than its predecessor, Alpha variant, and has already spread to more than 80 countries, including the UK, the US and Singapore.


19 July, 2021

Delta Variant Of Covid-19 Spreading Fast As Sri Lanka Battles Third Wave

Outlook Web Bureau

Sri Lanka is recording 1000+ Covid-19 cases with approximately 50 deaths daily as the country suffers the ongoing third wave of coronavirus. Health authorities have urged people and the government to maintain caution as Delta Variant spreads across the country.


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19 July, 2021

UK PM Johnson Urges People To Stay Cautious As Lockdown Restrictions Ease

Outlook Web Bureau

Boris Johnson warns of the Delta variant of coronavirus which is extremely contagious and urges people to stay cautious as lockdown restrictions come to an end soon.


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Police personnel guard outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives Russian President Vladimir Putin at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin wave towards media as the latter arrives at Hyderabad House, in New Delhi.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta