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COVID variants

EU advises pre-flight Covid tests on passengers from China

The Chinese government and European health experts have said there is no pressing need for any blanket restrictions on travel

05 Jan 2023 10:15 AM

Delhi's R-value 2.1 this week, every COVID infected person infecting two others

The preliminary analysis by computational modelling was done by IIT-Madras

23 Apr 2022 11:08 AM

'It was scary': How South African scientists spotted the Omicron COVID variant

The samples, tested in the Lancet laboratory, all bore a large number of mutations, especially on the spike protein

01 Dec 2021 11:28 AM

India to tighten Covid testing for tourists amid new variant concerns

India, however, had not yet issued a notification, a senior government source said

26 Nov 2021 2:44 PM

No case of B.1.1.529 COVID-19 variant reported in India so far: Official sources

Newly identified COVID-19 variant is causing an increase in new COVID-19 infections in South Africa

26 Nov 2021 1:35 PM


WHO to meet on Friday to assess new COVID-19 variant detected in South Africa

The latest variant is the most heavily mutated version discovered so far

26 Nov 2021 12:51 PM

States, UTs told to tighten COVID-19 testing for international travellers

The instruction comes after reports of multiple cases of a new COVID-19 variant beinf reported in Botswana, South Africa and Hong Kong

26 Nov 2021 10:56 AM

The older you are, the more Covid antibodies you have, study finds

Researchers observed that those who received Pfizer BioNTech or AstraZeneca vaccine had antibody levels higher than infected individuals

09 Nov 2021 2:09 PM

COVID-19 AY.4.2 variant frequency too low to be of concern, says INSACOG

The INSACOG said that AY.4.2 variant of COVID-19 is less than 0.1 percent of all of all variants of concern and variant of interest

07 Nov 2021 3:25 PM

WHO warns new Mu variant of COVID-19 could be more vaccine-resistant

The new 'variant of interest' is being closely monitored, the UN health agency said

02 Sep 2021 2:55 PM


Delta plus: New Covid variant identified, experts say no cause of concern for now

Delta plus is resistant to the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment for COVID-19 recently authorised in India

14 Jun 2021 6:11 PM

India's Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of COVID-19: Dr Fauci

'So, despite the real difficulty that we're seeing in India, vaccination could be a very, very important antidote against this,' Fauci added

28 Apr 2021 1:24 PM

COVAXIN effective against multiple variants of SARS-COV-2, double mutant strain: ICMR

This development comes amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic being witnessed across the country

21 Apr 2021 1:47 PM