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COVID 19 Third Wave

Covid-19: India Logs 34,403 New Cases As Infections Rise At Steady Pace

Sep 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

For the past 10 days, the number of cases reported daily has fluctuated between 43k-25k. On 6th September, 31,222 fresh cases were reported which then increased to 43,263 within two days. Is the third wave coming?

West Bengal: 130 Children Hospitalised In Jalpaiguri With Fever, Dysentry

Sep 14, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The development comes amid warning by experts that the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic might pose a greater risk to children.

Covid Update: Japan Extends Virus Emergency Until End Of September

Despite the prolonged emergency, the largely voluntary measures have become less effective as the exhausted public increasingly ignores them.

Covid: Over 70 Crore Vaccine Doses Administered In India So Far, Says Govt

Sep 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The coronavirus has to be defeated and vaccination is the way to victory, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said.

Increased Infectivity, Ability To Escape Immunity: Here’s What Drove Delta Variant

The B.1.617.2 or Delta variant was first observed in India in late 2020. It has since spread around the globe.

07 September, 2021

Covid Update: Travellers Arriving In Hong Kong From China Will No Longer Need To Quarantine

Associated Press (AP)

Travellers will still need a negative COVID-19 test prior to arrival and must take several tests while in Hong Kong to ensure they're not infected.

30 August, 2021

India May See A Third Covid Wave In October; Intensity Expected To Be 1/4 Of Second Wave: Expert

Outlook Web Bureau

If the third wave peaks, the country may see only 1 lakh daily cases as against more than 4 lakh when the deadly second wave was at its peak in May.

30 August, 2021

Is New Covid Variant C.1.2 More Infectious? Here’s What The Study Says

Outlook Web Bureau

The potential variant of interest, C.1.2, was first detected in the country in May this year.

26 August, 2021

Kerala Covid: Onam Spike Anticipated, Likely To Stay For A Few More Weeks, Say Experts

Preetha Nair

Kerala Covid surge: Fewer hospital admissions is a silver lining amidst the surge

26 August, 2021

Is Covid Riskier For Heart Than Pfizer Vaccine? Here's What Study Says

Associated Press (AP)

US health officials say they have confirmed about 800 vaccine-associated cases total of two types of inflammation - in the heart muscle and in the lining of the heart.

26 August, 2021

Delta Will Charge Unvaccinated Employees Rs 15,000 Per Month

Associated Press (AP)

CEO Ed Bastian said that all employees who have been hospitalized for the virus in recent weeks were not fully vaccinated.

25 August, 2021

When Is Covid Third Wave Hit India? Here's What We Know So Far

Outlook Web Desk

While some experts feel that the third wave is set to arrive anywhere between September and October, other experts studying recovery rate, positivity rate, and active case have claimed that it will take more time for the third wave to arrive.

25 August, 2021

Japan To Further Expand Virus Emergency Areas As Cases Surge

Associated Press (AP)

The government last week extended the state of emergency until Sept 12 and expanded the areas covered to 13 prefectures from six including Tokyo.

25 August, 2021

Fresh Covid Cases In India Surge Past 37K In Last 24 Hours; 648 Deaths Recorded

Outlook Web Bureau

The active cases comprise 0.99 per cent of the total infections.

25 August, 2021

Covid-19: Noted ICMR Scientist Rules Out Third Wave Predictions In India

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The spread of infection during the second wave was not evenly distributed in every district in the country.

24 August, 2021

What Are The Covid Entry Rules For Travellers To European Countries?

Deutsche Welle

The hospitality sector in Europe is breathing a sigh of relief. Many countries have eased restrictions on everday life, making tourism possible again. DW Travel offers a brief recap of what rules apply in the EU.

24 August, 2021

New Covid Update: You Can Now Book Vaccination Appointments On WhatsApp

Outlook Web Bureau

On August 5, MyGov and WhatsApp had introduced the ability for users to download vaccine certificates from the chatbot

24 August, 2021

Covid: India Logs 25,467 Fresh Cases, Active Cases Now Account For Below 1%

Outlook Web Bureau

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,17,20,112, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.

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In this file image, Punjab Cabinet Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs Charanjit Singh Channi addresses the foundation stone laying ceremony of a memorial for those killed in Jallianwala Bagh massacre, at Anand...

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Congress supporters outside Governor's residence after Charanjit Singh Channi, was announced as the next CM of Punjab, in Chandigarh.

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Former union minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo during interaction with media, in the presence of TMC Rajyasabha MP Derek O'Brien (R) and TMC leader Saugata Roy (L) at a city hotel in Kolkata.

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UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being garlanded on his visit to Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University in Ayodhya.


The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) team at Mandapam have seized two tonnes of banned sea cucumber.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra