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Indian scientists reveal new mutations, proteins of novel coronavirus

Bengaluru, Mar 4: A studyfrom the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has identified multiple mutations and unique proteins in isolates of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The recent study, published in the'Journal of Proteome Research', has also shown that the host produces several proteins of their own as their

Get vaccinated 24x7 at your convenience: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, March 3: In a bid to speed up the pace of the coronavirus vaccination drive, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday announced that citizens will now be able to take vaccines round the clock as per their convenience. The minister took to microblogging website Twitter and said:

COVID-19: India records 14,989 new cases, 98 fresh fatalities

New Delhi, Mar 3: India's total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to1,11,39,516 with 14,989 new infections, while the active cases were recorded above 1.7 lakh after a month, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday. The death toll increased to 1,57,

Pfizer, Oxford vaccines reduce severe COVID-19 in elderly, study finds

London, Mar 2: The Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines for COVID-19 are highly effective in reducing severe coronavirus infection among people aged 70 years and above, according to a study. The research, posted as a pre-print and yet to be peer-reviewed, estimated the effect of both the COVID-19 vaccines on laboratory

Co-WIN opens for self-registration

New Delhi, March 1: The phase 3 of Covid vaccination started on Monday and the Co-WIN portal also started the self-registration for the 27 crore elligible for the shots, who are above 60 and those above 45 years with comorbidities. The portal can be accessed at

India reports highest new daily Covid cases of Feb

New Delhi, Feb 28: Fresh Covid-19 cases are showing a worrying upward trend over the past one week, with the country reporting a single-day rise of 16,752 cases in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 1,10,96,731 on Sunday, Union Health Ministry said. The

Covid resurge: 16,577 new cases, 120 deaths

New Delhi, Feb 26: Fresh Covid-19 cases are showing worryingly upward trend over the past one week, with the country reporting 16,577 cases in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 1,10,63,491 on Friday, Union Health Ministry said. While the latest number of fresh