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omicron covid variant

'India develops herd immunity; BF.7 variant may not be as serious as in China'

The official said the 'Zero Covid Policy' followed by China is one of the reasons for the outbreak of the infection in that country

25 Dec 2022 12:09 PM

US scientists detect Omicron variant for first time in deer

The yet-to-be peer-reviewed study also found neutralising antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 in one of the Omicron-infected deer

07 Mar 2022 2:01 PM

Omicron BA.2 will not cause another COVID-19 surge, says expert

The Expert further said that BA.2 will be more transmissible than BA.1 and has mutated to increase its transmissibility

21 Feb 2022 4:55 PM

Triple vaccinated can fight Omicron variant efficiently: Study

The study tracked the antibodies of vaccinated and recovered individuals for two years

04 Feb 2022 4:30 PM

India reports over 1.72 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 1,008 fatalities

A reduction of 87,682 cases was recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours

03 Feb 2022 10:10 AM


India reports over 1.61 lakh Covid cases, 1,733 fatalities

With the fresh cases, the total number of infections stands at 4,16,30,885

02 Feb 2022 9:56 AM

India reports over 1.67 lakh fresh Covid cases, 1,192 fatalities

The active cases decreased by 88,209 to reach 17,43,059

01 Feb 2022 9:43 AM

India reports over 2.5 lakh Covid cases, 627 fatalities

The death toll has climbed to 4,92,327 with 627 fatalities reported during the 24-hour period

28 Jan 2022 9:59 AM

Anti-Covid drugs potent against Omicron, antibody therapies less effective: Study

The study also showed that some antibodies have entirely lost their ability to neutralise Omicron at realistic dosages

27 Jan 2022 12:35 PM

Immune response induced by Omicron effectively neutralise Delta variant: ICMR study

The main limitation of this study are lesser participants in the unvaccinated group and the shorter window period post infection

26 Jan 2022 4:11 PM


Rather than Omicron, comorbidities, age causing ICU admissions, deaths: Health Expert

The current figures of new COVID-19 cases stand at 2,85,914 with 665 deaths and 2,99,073 recoveries in the last 24 hours

26 Jan 2022 2:39 PM

Pfizer begins testing omicron-matched COVID shots in adults

COVID-19 vaccine-makers have been updating their shots to better match omicron in case global health authorities decide the change is needed

26 Jan 2022 11:18 AM

Current Covid vaccines may protect from severe disease caused by Omicron: Study

The research also shows fully vaccinated people have fewer memory B cells and neutralising antibodies against Omicron

25 Jan 2022 5:14 PM

India logs over 3 lakh new Covid cases, active caseload highest in 241 days

An increase of 62,130 cases has been recorded in the active caseload in a span of 24 hours

24 Jan 2022 10:00 AM

Omicron a 'deviant' from Covid pandemic progression script: Virologist T Jacob John

Omicron, the highly infectious variant of coronavirus, is driving the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic in India

16 Jan 2022 2:35 PM


Over 2.71 lakh fresh Covid cases in India, Omicron tally at 7,743

Experts stressed that this third wave is largely being driven by Omicron variant

16 Jan 2022 10:31 AM

India reports over 2.64 lakh Covid infections, highest in 239 days

The country's Omicron tally stands at 5,753, 4.83 per cent increase since Thursday

14 Jan 2022 10:12 AM

Omicron more infectious than Delta variant: Medanta Hospital senior surgeon

Omicron shows higher vaccine unresponsiveness and vaccine failure, the surgeon said

13 Jan 2022 4:42 PM

Single day rise of 2,47,417 Covid cases reported in India, Omicron tally at 5,488

The country saw a single day jump of 620 cases of the Omicron variant, the highest so far

13 Jan 2022 10:09 AM

Omicron quickly overtaking Delta globally in terms of circulation: WHO

Omicron is becoming the dominant variant that is being detected

12 Jan 2022 10:05 AM