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Mortality rate in India’s COVID cases ‘progressively falling’, among lowest

Government efforts on efficient clinical management of hospitalised cases ensured the mortality rate has fallen below 2.5%: Health ministry

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First COVID-19 vaccine tested in US shows promising results

Volunteers who got two doses of the vaccine had high levels of virus-killing antibodies that exceeded the average levels seen in people who had recovered from COVID-19

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एयरटेल, वोडाफोन आइडिया के प्रीमियम प्लान पर ट्राई ने लगाई रोक

एयरटेल के प्रवक्ता ने कहा कि इसके साथ ही कंपनी पोस्ट-पेड ग्राहकों के लिए सेवा और जवाबदेही को बढ़ाना चाहती है। ट्राई ने एयरटेल को जवाब देने के लिए 7 दिन का समय दिया है

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Russia first nation to finish human trials for COVID vaccine

The university was conducting trials on the vaccine candidate produced by Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia

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CCMB differs with ICMR: Vaccine impossible before another 6-8 months

CCMB Director Rakesh K Mishra said thousands are administered the vaccine during clinical trials, data from which takes months to make sense

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Cybersecurity agency warns users about Google Chrome extensions

The cybersecurity agency advised Internet users to only install extensions which are absolutely needed and refer user reviews before doing so

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COVID-19: Alarming rise in cases owes to phenomenal increase in testing

All types of permitted tests are now happening extensively and at reasonable prices, thus adding to the COVID numbers, say health experts

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COVID-19: Glenmark launches medicine at Rs 103 per tablet

Glenmark was the first company in India to receive the drug regulator’s approval to conduct phase-3 clinical trial of Favipiravir antiviral tablets for COVID-19 patients

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Dexamethasone to ‘immunise’ Britons against COVID

The British government allowed the trial to test a range of potential therapies for COVID, including low-dose dexamethasone, a steroid treatment

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AstraZeneca appears leading the vaccine race amid claims from multiple labs

AstraZeneca signed contracts with France, Germany, Italy and Holland to supply the EU with up to 400 million doses of the potential vaccine