Friday, 1 July, 2022
TopicCovid test

Topic: Covid test

Sheep, gorillas and 24 other animals may be susceptible to Covid, study says

New mathematical equation to improve RT-PCR tests and how removing distancing measures increases virus risk, ThePrint brings the latest research on Covid-19.

India’s Covid death toll crosses one lakh mark, recovery rate at 83.8 %

India had crossed the 20-lakh cases mark on 7 August. It went past 50 lakh on 16 September & crossed 60 lakh on 28 September.

Covid infection falling in Mumbai slums, but rising in non-slum areas, second sero survey says

Conducted last month, the survey by BMC found 18% seroprevalence in those living in Mumbai’s buildings. The survey provides no indication of possible herd immunity.

Why UK’s new measures ‘too little, too late’, New Zealand eases mask rules & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

China on alert over holiday week, doctors question Turkey govt & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

After HC order, Kejriwal says doctor’s prescription not needed for Covid test in Delhi

The court, noting the rise in cases, asked private laboratories to allow 2,000 Covid-19 tests a day for those who want to undergo the voluntarily screening.

Social distancing goes for a toss at Maharashtra assembly as MLAs, staffers crowd at gate

At least, 45 government employees, police personnel and seven MLAs tested positive ahead of the two-day monsoon assembly session.

Covid tests, HCQ, oxygen — Coronavirus is leading to boom in illegal darknet markets

Three major types of Covid offerings have emerged on darknet markets since late February: protective gear, medications and services that help people commit fraud.

Speaking certain languages could lead to wider spread of Covid, Russian study says

From a 30-minute rapid test to new Covid scoring system, ThePrint brings you the latest scientific findings on the Covid-19 pandemic.

15-minute Covid test for just $5 to help end lab delays in the US

The new Abbott product, dubbed BinaxNOW, works without relying on lab equipment at a time when labs can take as long as two weeks to produce results.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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