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Europe's vacation destinations are hoping for the return of tourists from China following years of pandemic disruption. Expectations for this segment of the tourism market are high, despite few bookings.
Covid In US: White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) said that the declarations will expire in the coming months.
Covid-19: The WHO director-general concurs with the advice regarding the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and determines that the event continues to constitute a public health emergency of international concern.
Published on Jan 30, 2023 02:55 PM IST
Covid In China: The comment came a day after the Chinese embassy in Japan said it had resumed the issuance of ordinary visas for Japanese citizens travelling to the country.
Published on Jan 30, 2023 09:00 AM IST
Researchers are uncovering links between viruses and brain diseases, which could point to a whole new approach to treatment.
Published on Jan 28, 2023 07:26 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal
China covid: A wave of virus cases has washed over the world's most populous nation since Beijing abruptly ended its zero-Covid policy last month.
Published on Jan 26, 2023 11:17 AM IST
Foetuses and placentas of pregnant women, especially those infected with COVID-19 at earlier points in the pandemic, were found to bear a greater risk of experiencing growth impairment or vascular lesions in organs and brain, according to a new research.
Updated on Jan 24, 2023 08:29 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Parmita Uniyal, London
Psychiatrists concerned as children show signs of mask dependence after Covid-19. Here's all you need to know about kids masking emotions
Updated on Jan 22, 2023 03:48 PM IST
, DelhiZarafshan Shiraz
China Covid: The mass movement of people during the ongoing Lunar New Year holiday period may spread the pandemic, boosting infections in some areas.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 03:34 PM IST
North Korean defectors in China have not received even a single dose of vaccination since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, NK news reported, and are thus being left unprotected.
Published on Jan 21, 2023 01:52 PM IST
Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar shared a video on Twitter on Friday about Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla's encounter with a journalist at Davos 2023, and blamed Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Rahul Gandhi and P Chidambaram for pushing the case of foreign Covid-19 vaccines in India.
While the reasons for the surprising acceleration in 2022 are unclear, summer heat waves and outbreaks of flu at the end of the year probably played a role, said Joachim Ragnitz, the managing director of Ifo’s Dresden branch.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 02:23 PM IST
For 1.4 billion Chinese citizens that had the government dictate their movements since the pandemic began, the past six weeks have forced them to suddenly figure out how to survive on their own.
Updated on Jan 19, 2023 09:16 PM IST
Covid In China: The move in December to end mass testing and quarantines led to a sharp rise in cases, with some hospitals and crematoriums overwhelmed with victims.
Published on Jan 19, 2023 01:29 PM IST
Covid In China: Total Covid-related spending surged by about 50 percent during three years, hitting a peak of 71.1 billion yuan in 2022, the report said.
World Health Organisation On Covid: WHO said, “Without testing, for patients with symptoms, the new guidelines suggest 10 days of isolation from the date of symptom onset.”
The latest official data showed that China's population stood at around 1,411,750,000 (1.4 billion) at the end of 2022, which is a drop of 850,000 from the end of the previous year.
Beijing had set itself a target of 5.5 per cent, a rate already much lower than the performance of 2021, when the country's GDP increased more than eight percent.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 08:52 AM IST
The city last saw a zero Covid-19 case count on March 24, 2020, also the day that Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country would be locked down from midnight, as part of hard measures to contain the then relatively unknown infection.
Studies have shown that immunity gained from a vaccine shot typically wanes in four to six months . According to government’s Cowin dashboard, only 223 million persons have taken the booster shot dose.
Covid In China: Following this, the World Health Organisation said that the announcement “allows for a better understanding of the epidemiological situation."
Delhi government data shows that till December 21, 2022, over 37.3 million (or 3.73 crore) doses have been administered in the capital.
Covid In China: This included 54,435 deaths of people infected with Covid but with underlying conditions, such as cancer or cardiovascular diseases, the director informed.
Covid In China: The industry needs to "fully understand the special nature, and complexity of the Spring Festival migration in 2023", Song said in a statement on Friday.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 03:46 PM IST