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UK Covid infections serious,
climb by a million in a week

LONDON: Covid cases have climbed by a million in a week in the UK, data from the Office for National Statistics reveals. According to a...

India’s cumulative Covid-19
vaccination coverage crosses 183.16 crore

NEW DELHI: India reports 1,421 new Covid-19 cases and 149 deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases stand at 16,187. Stay with TOI for latest updates Covid...

Pakistan adds 310 new COVID-19
cases, 5 more deaths reported

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has recorded 310 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) said on Sunday. With the new infections, the overall...

Vitamin C helps boost immunity
against non-communicable diseases

NEW DELHI: With an accelerated rise in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in India, Vitamin C has become one of the most needed nutrients to lead a healthy life.

New strain of Corona pandemic 70% more transmissible than the original: Prof Robert

LONDON: A leading scientist has revealed why the new strain of coronavirus is up to 70% more transmissible than the original. Prof Robert Dingwall sits on the New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats...

COVID-19 virus can cause blood-brain barrier; reveals new study

WASHINGTON: A new study by University of Washington Health Sciences/UW Medicine strongly claims that COVID-19 virus can show cognitive effects to the patients such as brain fog and fatigue. The study published...

India Health Ministry to discuss new Covid-19 strain found in UK

NEW DELHI: In a fresh development, the Union Health Ministry is going to conduct a high-level meeting on Monday to discuss the new Coronavirus strain found in the United Kingdom.

Pakistan negotiating with China, Russia to get vaccine

LAHORE: Country’s top health official has said that authorities are negotiating with China and Russia besides among others to procure coronavirus vaccines.“We are in talks with China, Russia and some other countries...

Govt warns to keep Christmas contact to a minimum due to corona pandemic,Tier-3 – very high alert – to affect 34m people

LONDON: People in the UK should keep social contact to a "minimum" over Christmas, a minister has warned, as millions of people prepare to move into England's toughest tier of coronavirus rules.

Mayor Sadiq Khan calls for schools to close early

LONDON: London's mayor Sadiq Khan has urged the government to ask all secondary schools and colleges in the capital to shut early ahead of Christmas. In a letter to ministers, Sadiq Khan...