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omicron covid variant

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

India records over 1.68 Lakh fresh Covid infections, 4,461 Omicron cases registered

An increase of 97,827 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours

11 Jan 2022 10:15 AM