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58 Covid Deaths, Over 6K New Cases In Andhra

Amaravati, June 13 : Andhra Pradesh has logged 6,770 new Covid cases and 58 deaths during the 24 hour period ending 9 a.m.on Sunday. A total of 1,02,876 samples were...

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Railways Brings Oxygen Relief To 15 States In 50 Days

New Delhi, June 13 : In a “milestone achievement”, the Indian Railways has delivered nearly 30,182 Metric Tonnes (MT) of medical oxygen in more than 1,734 tankers across the country,...

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Youngsters Booked For Organizing Birthday Party In Hyd

Hyderabad, June 13 : Cyberabad police on Sunday booked 31 youngsters for organizing birthday party in violation of Covid-19 lockdown norms at Kadthal near Hyderabad. The youngsters including girls participated...

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\'Project O2\' To Ensure India\'s Medical Oxygen Demand

New Delhi, June 13 : Considering increase in demand for medical oxygen in different parts of the country during the second wave of the Covid-19, India has started ‘Project O2’...

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Nine Research Studies Published On Covaxin\'s Safety In A Year: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, June 12 : Aimed at demonstrating data generation and data transparency, Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech on Saturday said that the company has published nine research studies on the safety...

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CSIR To Start Clinical Trials Of Colchicine On Covid Patients

New Delhi, June 12 : The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) will undertake a two-arm phase-II clinical trial to assess the safety and efficacy of the drug Colchicine...

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719 Doctors Died In 2nd Wave, Bihar Records Highest Deaths

New Delhi, June 12 : As many as 719 doctors have died during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report by the Indian Medical Association...

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\'Europeans, South Asians Have Different Genetic Correlations With Covid Outcomes\'

Hyderabad, June 11 : The genetic variants responsible for Covid-19 severity among Europeans may not play a role in Covid-19 susceptibility among South Asians, reveals a study by an international...

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Andhra Received Covid Aid Worth Rs 17 Cr In 20 Days: Official

Amaravati, June 11 : The Covid nodal officer for Andhra Pradesh, Arja Srikanth, said on Friday that aid in the form of materials, medicines and money worth Rs 17 crore...

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Andhra Reports 8K New Covid Cases, Tally Over 17.9 Lakh

Amaravati, June 11 : Andhra Pradesh on Friday reported 8,239 fresh Covid case, which took the state’s overall Covid tally to more than 17.9 lakh, even as the active caseload...

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Flipkart Partners With Telangana For \'Medicines From Sky\' Project

Hyderabad, June 11 : Flipkart, India’s homegrown e-commerce marketplace, on Friday announced its partnership with the Telangana government to lead a consortium tasked with the development and execution of the...

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With No EUA, Covaxin\'s Launch In US May Be Delayed

Hyderabad, June 11 : With the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) recommending Ocugen Inc, the US partner of Bharat Biotech, to go for Biologics License Application (BLA) instead...

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No EUA Delays US Launch, Covaxin Maker Working For Full Approval (2nd Lead)

New Delhi/Hyderabad, June 11 : A day after the US Food and Drug administration (FDA) denied approval for emergency use of Covaxin, the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Friday said that...

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Working For Full US FDA Approval Of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech (Ld)

New Delhi, June 11 : A day after the US Food and Drug administration (FDA) denied approval for emergency use of Covaxin, the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Friday said that...

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US FDA Denies Emergency Use Approval For Covaxin

New Delhi, June 11 : The US Food and Drug administration has denied approval for emergency use of Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, and has asked for additional data,...

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IIIT-H Alumni War Room Comes To Rescue Of Covid-hit

Hyderabad, June 11 : The Covid war room comprising of IIIT-Hyderabad alumni and students, has saved many precious lives during the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. The Covid War Room...

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Biophore Seeks DCGI Approval For Aviptadil For Covid Treatment

Hyderabad, June 11 : Hyderabad-based Biophore India Pharmaceuticals announced on Friday that it has applied for DCGI emergency use approval of Aviptadil Inhalation for marketing in India for the treatment...

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Consortium Of 4 Cities To Enhance Coronavirus Genome Surveillance

Hyderabad, June 10 : A consortium of four Indian city clusters has been established to upscale coronavirus genomic surveillance, complementing national efforts led by the INSACOG. The consortium comprising Bengaluru,...

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Covid: Active Caseload Drops Below 1 Lakh In Andhra

Amaravati, June 10 : The active Covid-19 caseload in Andhra Pradesh dropped below the 1 lakh-mark to 99,057 on Thursday, amid the abating second wave of the pandemic. The state...

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Covaxin\'s Phase 3 Trials Results Likely Next Month

Hyderabad, June 10 : The results of third phase trials of India’s first indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin are expected to be released next month. Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech said...

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Minister\'s Assurance Prompts Andhra Junior Docs To Call Off Strike

Amaravati, June 9 : Following negotiations and assurances from Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas, hundreds of junior doctors called off their strike on Wednesday. “Our demands were...

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Andhra Logs 8.7K Covid Cases, Active Caseload Drops To 1.03 Lakh

Amaravati, June 9 : Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday reported 8,766 new Covid-19 cases, raising the overall tally beyond 17.7 lakh, while the state’s active caseload dropped to 1.03 lakh from...

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Telangana Identifies 6 Lakh People For Priority Vaccination

Hyderabad, June 9 : The Telangana government on Wednesday decided to vaccinate 6 lakh people against Covid-19 on priority They included government employees in various departments, dialysis and thalassemia patients,...

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Telangana Cancels Class 12 Board Exams

Hyderabad, June 9 : The Telangana government on Wednesday announced cancellation of the Intermediate second year (Class 12) annual exams in view of Covid-19 pandemic. Nearly two months after cancelling...

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Sonu Sood To Set Up O2 Plants In Over 16 States Across India

Mumbai, June 9 : Actor Sonu Sood, who has been relentlessly trying to help people who have been affected by Covid-19, has announced that he will set up oxygen plants...

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20-30% Covid Patients In ICU Have \'brain Involvement\', Say Doctors

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, June 9 : About 20-30 per cent of Covid patients in intensive care unit have some form of brain involvement, say leading neurologists. Apart from four broad...

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Parents With Autistic Kids Advised Not To Skip Therapy

Hyderabad, June 9 : Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown are affecting children with autism as fear of contracting the virus is making parents skip therapy. Experts say delaying therapy due to...

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Telangana To Spend Rs 10K Cr To Improve Healthcare Infra

Hyderabad, June 9 : The government of Telangana will spend Rs 10,000 crore over next two years to provide world-class healthcare facilities to the poor in the state. The decision...

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Andhra Reports 7,796 New Covid Cases, 77 Deaths

Amaravati, June 8 : For the second consecutive day this week, Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday reported Covid numbers below the 10,000-mark. The state reported 7,796 new Covid cases and 77...

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Telangana Extends Lockdown For Another 10 Days

Hyderabad, June 8 : The Telangana government on Tuesday decided to extend the lockdown for another 10 days but with an increased daily relaxation time. The decision was taken at...

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Telangana\'s Covid Positivity Rate Drops Further

Hyderabad, June 8 : The Covid-19 positivity rate in Telangana dropped further to 1.42 per cent as the state reported 1,897 positive cases during the 24 hour period ending 5.30...

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Study On FabiFlu Supports Safety, Effectiveness With No New Red Signals

New Delhi, June 8 : Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced its interim data of 503 patients from its Post Marketing Surveillance (PMS) study on Favipiravir in India. The PMS study,...

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Covid Vaccination Gathers Pace In Telangana

Hyderabad, June 8 : Covid-19 vaccination gathered momentum in Telangana as more than 1.65 lakh people received the doses on Monday. A total of 1,66,818 people were vaccinated till 9...

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Brain Tumour Patients Must Not Delay Taking Covid Vax (June 8 Is World Brain Tumour Day)

Hyderabad, June 8 : Brain tumour patients undergoing chemotherapy should not delay taking Covid-19 vaccines as they are more vulnerable to the infection, say doctors. Brain tumour patients, especially malignant...

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Mysore University Research Team Develops Affordable Covid Testing Kit

Mysuru, June 8 : The University of Mysore (UoM) has jointly developed a self Covid detection kit in collaboration with Hyderabad-based Lorven Biologics Private Limited. Mysore University’s former Vice Chancellor...

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Andhra Strengthening Paediatric System To Tackle Possible Covid 3rd Wave

Amaravati, June 7 : With experts warning of the possibility of a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic that could primarily target children, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy...

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Andhra Reports 4,873 New Covid Cases

Amaravati, June 7 : Andhra Pradesh reported its lowest Covid tally in many months as the state recorded just 4,873 new Covid cases and 86 deaths during the 24-hour period...

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India Reports Over 28K Mucormycosis Cases Till Date: Govt

New Delhi, June 7 : A total of 28,252 cases of mucormycosis have been reported in India so far from 28 states in which 86 per cent have a history...

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Telangana Congress Seeks Free Treatment For Covid

Hyderabad, June 7 : Opposition Congress party in Telangana demanded that the state government provide free treatment for Covid-19 and black fungus for the families living below poverty line. The...

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Tech Firms Continue Covid Relief Works As Cases Subside

New Delhi, June 7 : Cloud software firm Salesforce on Monday announced $1.1 million donation to United Way of Hyderabad, Concern India Foundation, Rise Against Hunger India and Youth for...

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Telangana Focuses On Five Districts With Most Covid Cases

Hyderabad, June 7 : Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Monday directed Collectors of five districts to prepare a plan to check the spread of Covid-19. On the direction of...

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Andhra Extends Partial Curfew, Reduces Curfew Timings

Amaravati, June 7 : Even as Covid cases have been gradually declining over the past week, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to play safe, and extend the partial curfew...

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Swiggy Paying Covid-affected Delivery Partners Rs 14K For 2 Weeks

New Delhi, June 7 : On-demand delivery platform Swiggy on Monday said that under its ‘Swiggy Suraksha initiative, a special care package is being provided to its delivery partners affected...

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Mega Vaccination Drive Held At Hitex, Hyderabad

Hyderabad, June 6 : A mega vaccination drive was held on Sunday at Hitex, Hyderabad.Concerned about the spike in cases in the past 60 to 70 days that caused loss...

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Telangana Maoist Arrested While Seeking Covid Treatment Succumbs

Hyderabad, June 6 : A Maoist leader, who had tested positive for Covid-19 and was arrested last week in Warangal while going to a hospital for treatment, succumbed at a...

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CSIR Begins Clinical Trials Of Niclosamide For Covid Treatment

New Delhi, June 6 : The CSIR, in collaboration with Laxai Life Sciences, has initiated Phase 2 clinical trial of anti-helminitic drug Niclosamide for treatment of Covid-19. The trial is...

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Andhra\'s Anandiah Starts Distributing \'Covid Medicine\'

Amaravati, June 6 : Ayurvedic practitioner B.Anandaiah on Sunday began distributing his herbal formulation among Covid-19 patients in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district. Nearly a week after the state government gave...

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Free Diagnostics Centres To Be Launched In Telangana On June 9

Hyderabad, June 6 : The Telangana government will be offering free diagnostic services to poor at government-run hospitals in 19 district headquarters in the State from June 9. These diagnostic...

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Telangana Cabinet To Meet On June 8 To Discuss Covid, Economy

Hyderabad, June 6 : Telangana State Cabinet will meet on June 8 to discuss several key issues including Covid-19 situation, agriculture operations and the impact of ongoing lockdown on the...

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646 Doctors Succumbed To Covid During 2nd Wave: IMA

New Delhi, June 5 : As many as 646 doctors lost their lives in the fight against Covid-19 during the second wave of the pandemic, the Indian Medical Association (IMA)...

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\'Pandemic A Huge Lesson For Govts To Redefine Idea Of Development\' (IANS Interview)

By Vishnu MakhijaniNew Delhi, June 5 : From dentistry to animation to promoting environmental issues through illustrations and cartoons, the world has come full circle for Rohan Chakravarty, whose new...

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