This is a 'practical and realistic timeline' as vaccines will go through registration then clinical trials for a number of months, says Maria Rosario Vergeire, Health Undersecretar.
Almost 21% of nurses and 17% of doctors treating cancer patients showed presence of antibodies, revealing the higher chances they have of passing it on to patients.
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Rajkot has recorded 7,643 Covid cases and 123 deaths, just behind Ahmedabad & Surat. Over half of the city’s caseload was reported since 16 August.
Ludhiana district, the most populous of Punjab’s 22 districts, has only two govt hospitals. The industrial hub has recorded most Covid deaths and most number of cases in Punjab.
The fatality rate due to coronavirus has further declined to 1.6 per cent. There are 10,03,299 active cases in the country as of now, which comprises 18.28 per cent of the total caseload.
Govt's reply came after Indian Medical Association submitted a list, claiming that 382 doctors had succumbed to Covid-19.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan urges all MPs to spread awareness about masks as well as social distancing norms in their respective constituencies across India.
In an online interaction, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan says ICMR is conducting large-scale sequencing of nationally representative strains of SARS-CoV-2.
The Golden Temple had remained open even during the lockdown. There was no distribution of prasad during that period, amid far fewer visitors.