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Conducting rounds of tests and shutting down schools, authorities in the Chinese region of Fujian have been alert as the more transmissible Delta variant of coronavirus is spreading fast in the  southeastern province, media reports said. more
Bangladesh registers 43 new deaths due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a nation which witnessed a deadly COVID-19 pandemic surge in recent times, registered 43 deaths due to the virus in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Sunday.

COVID-19: Finland reports first case of Mu variant

Helsinki: Finland has reported the first case of Mu variant of the COVID-19 virus, a strain which was called by the World Health Organization as “variant of interest” last mon ...

Covid-19 mutations more efficient at Aerosol transmission, says Research

Washington/UNI/Sputnik: Aerosol transmission is more prevalent when it comes to new coronavirus variants, research published by Oxford University shows.

Bangladesh records 38 new deaths due to COVID-19

Dhaka: Bangladesh, a country which witnessed a tough phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in recent times, registered 38 deaths due to coronavirus in the past 24 hours, media reports said.

Africa faces 470 million COVID-19 vaccine shortfall this year

New York: Africa needs around 470 million doses to accomplish the global of fully vaccinating 40 per cent of its population by the end of the year, the World Health Organization (WHO) sai ...

Only 2% of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered in Africa

New York: More than 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally, but only 2% of them in Africa, said World Health Organization (WHO) chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes ...

Scientific evidence to date on COVID-19 vaccine efficacy does not support boosters for general population: Study

London: An expert review by an international group of scientists, including some at the WHO and FDA, concludes that, even for the delta variant, vaccine efficacy against severe COVID is s ...

China: Xiamen partially seals off two districts, one hospital after COVID-19 cases

Beijing: China's  tourism city Xiamen has partially sealed off two districts and one local hospital early Monday as two positive COVID-19 patients were detected, media reports sa ...

Chinese mainland reports 59 new locally transmitted Coronavirus cases

Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 59 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, all in Fujian Province, the National Health Commission said in its daily report on T ...