COVID-19 Second Wave Becomes A Major Concern: Superior Alertness Needed and Here Is How It Looks Different from The First One

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It seems that the trajectory of the COVID-19 cases in India will take time to descend as the second wave of the coronavirus hit India causing a wide spread of infections. Health officials and other government officials are worried that the second wave would turn out to be worse than the first one. Unfortunately, the number of cases crossed over the 1-lakh mark on April 4, and this has become a major concern of the whole nation. What could possibly be driving the covid-19 second wave? Major reasons for its…

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10 Common Symptoms of COVID-19 That Lasts Longer

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COVID is now long and short. It has been observed and reported by the office for national statistics reports that at least 1 in 10 COVID cases are stuck with the virus and symptoms of Covid for more than 12 weeks or longer. Generally, This type of long COVID-19 is a condition where infected individuals experience the symptoms for more than a week or month of initial infection. So, how would you know if you are experiencing the symptoms of long COVID? Here are 10 common symptoms of long COVID…

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Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray instructs state officials to prepare for lockdown

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The ascending resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country has ignited alarming concerns. On Sunday, more than 62 thousand new infection cases were reported for the second consecutive day in India. Despite lockdown in several regions of Maharashtra, COVID-19 cases are increasing exponentially. After discussing the prevailing situation of the pandemic in Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray asked the state’s officials to prepare for a possible lockdown. Currently, the rate of infection in Maharashtra is the highest in the country. As per the state health department, 40,414 fresh cases…

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Resurgence of COVID-19 continues within the country as 2021 records it’s highest cases in 24 hours

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On Saturday, 24,882 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported within the country. This single-day spike in the number of infections is the year’s highest so far. Along with this, the total number of people infected by the virus has risen to 1,13,33,728 in India. According to the data provided by the Union Ministry of Health, Saturday’s number of new cases has been recorded as the highest in the last 83 days. Earlier on December 20, 2020; 26,624 people were found COVID-19 positive in 24 hours. On Saturday, 140 patients succumbed…

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Vaccine registration becomes simpler, the government adds direct vaccine-registration link in the Aarogya Setu App

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Acknowledging the responses of people regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, the government has made significant changes to the Aarogya Setu mobile app. The Aarogya Setu app developers have added a direct option for vaccine registration to make the process easier for the application users. Till now, there was a single option for both vaccine registration and other vaccine-related information on the Aarogya Setu app, due to which the users faced difficulties in selecting the registration option, but now a third option is available exclusively for the vaccination purpose. After providing the…

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The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination begins within the country, PM Modi takes the first dose

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The second phase of vaccination against COVID-19 has begun within the country from today. People over 60 years of age and those suffering from serious illness will be vaccinated at this stage. Launching this second phase of vaccination, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the AIIMS Hospital in Delhi and took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. He also appealed to all the vaccine-eligible people to reach and avail the vaccine as soon as possible. Apart from Prime Minister Modi, Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)…

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Bird flu threat looms amid the COVID-19 pandemic, five states confirm infection

Bird Flu

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a new infectious disease has arisen within the country. After Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh, now the threat of bird flu has intensified in Himachal Pradesh and Kerala too. Hundreds of birds have been found dead in these states. Recently, Kerala has declared the bird flu as a state disaster. Union Minister Sanjeev Balayan said that the Centre has received reports of Avian influenza from five states – Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Kerala and Himachal Pradesh. In Haryana, the virus has already infected the poultry, while in…

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Health Minister reviews the preparation of vaccination as Centre set to approve vaccines today

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From 2nd January, a dry-run of the coronavirus vaccine will be conducted throughout the country. Regarding this, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will conduct a meeting on Friday to review the preparations. The meeting is very crucial as today another meeting is slated regarding the emergency approval of two coronavirus vaccines. The meeting will consider giving emergency use to Oxford-AstraZeneca produced CoviShield and COVAXIN of Bharat BioTech. In a virtual meeting with the Delhi government through video conferencing, the Health Minister asserted that preparations for vaccination of the first…

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Government launches CoWIN challenge to improve vaccine rollout system, prizes up for grabs up to ₹40 lakh

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A ‘CoWIN’ Challenge has been launched by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare co-ordinating with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. This challenge has been launched to improve the system of the COVID-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN). The challenge will be on a digital platform that is intended to be used as an effective rollout method and enhance the mechanism for nationwide COVID-19 vaccine delivery system. According to the information, the winners of this Challenge will be awarded gifts worth of ₹3.85 crore. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad…

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Everything About New COVID-19 Variant You Need to Know

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The rapid spreading of a new variant of the COVID-19 virus has been blamed for the introduction of the new Tier 4 rules and forming new rules for Christmas bubbles in England, Scotland, Wales, and the UK. After finding this new variant, the government said that now it is on high alert and will try its best to stop its spreading at its early stage and will not allow it to reach the next level. There were a lot of questions from many people and we tried to answer the major ones. We hope…

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