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India seeks health worker database for possible COVID-19 vaccination

India is urgently preparing a database of all government and private health personnel to quickly vaccinate them against the novel coronavirus once it is...

Blood of recovered COVID-19 patients shows little benefit as treatment

Using blood of recovered COVID-19 patients - or so-called convalescent plasma - as a potential treatment is of little benefit in helping hospitalised patients...

West Bengal hits record daily COVID-19 cases amid Durga Puja festival

The Indian state of West Bengal reported its biggest daily tally of new COVID-19 infections as thousands of people thronged the streets for a...

Foods of the future set to green taste buds

Biodegradable chewing-gum, a chick-pea dessert and drinks made from cocoa shells were all singled out for recognition by a food fair focused on ecology...

India to roll out quick and cheap coronavirus paper test

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the...

India posts lowest daily new coronavirus cases in nearly three months

India posted its lowest daily coronavirus caseload in nearly three months, data from the health ministry showed on Tuesday, as new cases maintained decreasing...

Half of Indians may have had coronavirus by February, govt panel estimates

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the...

Global coronavirus cases surpass the 40 million milestone

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the northern hemisphere fuelled a...

Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal COVID-19 vaccine soon

Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech are expected to pursue late stage clinical trials of intranasal COVID-19 vaccines in the coming months once...

Delhi residents worry about toxic mix of pollution, COVID-19

Families in Delhi with pre-existing health conditions such as asthma are stocking up on oxygen cylinders and pulse oximeters, fearing that the city's worsening...