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NeoCov’s potential danger to humans requires further study: WHO

Geneva | Chinese researchers have detected a new type of coronavirus among bats in South Africa. While research claims it has latent ability to mutate, the World Health Organisation has said its potential needs further clarity. According to scientists from the Wuhan University in China, NeoCov can penetrate human cells in the same way as SARS-CoV-2. […]

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Covid vaccine for teens: Doctors advise not to take paracetamol

New Delhi | Children undergoing Covid vaccination must not take paracetamol, a common pain reliever, without first consulting, city doctors advised on Friday. The advice was issued in response to growing concerns that some immunisation centres are advising children to take three paracetamol 500 mg tablets after receiving the Covid vaccine. Taking paracetamol without consulting a […]

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Third Covid wave starts in Delhi, 10K cases expected on Wednesday

New Delhi | Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said that the third Covid wave has started in the national capital and around 10,000 cases are expected by evening. “The Covid cases can jump to close 10,000 today with the infection rate nearing 10 per cent by today evening in Delhi”, said Minister Jain in […]