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Patients with long Covid-19 syndrome continue to have higher measures of blood clotting, which may explain their persistent symptoms such as reduced physical fitness and fatigue, according to a study.(REUTERS)

Blood clotting may be root cause of long Covid-19 syndrome: Study

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 17, 2021 07:28 PM IST
  • "Because clotting markers were elevated while inflammation markers had returned to normal, our results suggest that the clotting system may be involved in the root cause of long Covid-19 syndrome," said Helen Fogarty, the study's lead author.
Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar said that Maharashtra had planned a big Covid-19 vaccination event for Saturday but has only received 3 lakh doses. (File Photo)
Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar said that Maharashtra had planned a big Covid-19 vaccination event for Saturday but has only received 3 lakh doses. (File Photo)

Not enough Covid-19 vaccines for people aged 45 and above: Maharashtra Deputy CM

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2021 11:40 AM IST
The third phase of the vaccination drive against Covid-19 for those in the 18-44 age bracket started from Saturday in the country despite some of the states flagging the shortage of vaccines and expressing their inability to start vaccination of people aged above 18 years.
A vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in Paris on March 11, 2021. (JOEL SAGET / AFP)
A vial of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in Paris on March 11, 2021. (JOEL SAGET / AFP)

Italy under Covid-19 lockdown, AstraZeneca shots face resistance in Europe

AFP |
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2021 01:10 PM IST
More than 350 million vaccine doses have been administered globally so far, and the AstraZeneca shot -- among the cheapest available -- is crucial to roll-outs in poorer parts of the world.
A vial of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute in Nonthaburi, Thailand, on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Andre Malerba/Bloomberg)
A vial of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute in Nonthaburi, Thailand, on Friday, March 12, 2021. (Andre Malerba/Bloomberg)

Thailand puts off AstraZeneca's Covid-19 shot after blood clot reports in Europe

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 11:03 AM IST
The Asian nation is the first country outside of Europe suspending the use of the AstraZeneca shot, while several countries including Canada, Australia, the Philippines and South Korea said they would go ahead.
File Photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his mother, Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar.
File Photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his mother, Heeraben Modi in Gandhinagar.

PM Modi's mother Heeraben takes first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 02:22 PM IST
"Happy to share that my mother has taken the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today..." the Prime Minister tweeted.
A medic prepares to administer a dose of an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine marketed under the name CoviShield, to a Ukrainian serviceman at a military base near the front-line town of Krasnohorivka, eastern Ukraine, Friday, March 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
A medic prepares to administer a dose of an AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine marketed under the name CoviShield, to a Ukrainian serviceman at a military base near the front-line town of Krasnohorivka, eastern Ukraine, Friday, March 5, 2021.(AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

Ukraine faces vaccine resistance from citizens in new struggle against Covid-19

AP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 04:17 PM IST
The resistance appears to be rooted in longstanding suspicion of vaccines dating back to the Soviet era, amplified by politicians' allegations about low-quality vaccines, corruption scandals and misinformation spread through social media.
A medical worker fills the syringe with the Covid-19 vaccine to inoculate it to elderly people during the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination at a hospital in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI Photo)
A medical worker fills the syringe with the Covid-19 vaccine to inoculate it to elderly people during the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination at a hospital in New Delhi on Friday.(ANI Photo)

More than 2 million Covid-19 shots administered in a single day: Health Ministry

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2021 01:40 PM IST
According to health ministry data, as on Day-52 of the vaccination drive, 20,19,723 vaccine doses were given.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma (Syrian Presidency Facebook page / AFP)
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma (Syrian Presidency Facebook page / AFP)

Syria's president Bashar al-Assad and his wife test positive for Covid-19

AP |
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2021 06:28 PM IST
Syria has recorded nearly 16,000 virus cases in government-held parts of the country, as well as 1,063 deaths, but the numbers are believed to be much higher with limited amounts of PCR tests being done.
Healthcare workers at Covid-19 testing centre in Pune, India, on Sunday, December 13, 2020.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)
Healthcare workers at Covid-19 testing centre in Pune, India, on Sunday, December 13, 2020.(Ravindra Joshi/HT PHOTO)

These eight states/UTs are showing an upward trajectory in new Covid-19 cases

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 08, 2021 03:23 PM IST
India's total active caseload has reached 1,88,747 today and the present active caseload now stands at 1.68 per cent of total positive cases.
Here’s how you can locate Covid-19 on your skin(Twitter/samrinahashmi)
Here’s how you can locate Covid-19 on your skin(Twitter/samrinahashmi)

Here’s how you can locate Covid-19 on your skin

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 06:41 PM IST
  • As the new coronavirus variants spread and Covid-19 symptoms continue to increase and expand, here’s how you can locate the infection through these four kinds of skin changes
A review of dozens of studies by researchers at Oregon Health and Science University and Oregon State University suggests that people may shed virus for prolonged periods.(Pixabay)
A review of dozens of studies by researchers at Oregon Health and Science University and Oregon State University suggests that people may shed virus for prolonged periods.(Pixabay)

Severe Covid-19 symptoms may prolong for 20 days, suggests study

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 06:48 PM IST
Researchers suggested that people who show severe Covid-19 infection might shed the virus and hence be infectious for as long as 20 days.
Representational Image(Unsplash)
Representational Image(Unsplash)

Children with no Covid-19 symptoms may shed the coronavirus for weeks

Washington DC | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 03:35 PM IST
Children can shed the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, even if they are asymptomatic, or for long after their symptoms have cleared, according to a new study which sheds more light on the significance of the pediatric population in the pandemic’s spread.
Severity of COVID-19 may be less in women than men(Twitter/lilguayababy)
Severity of COVID-19 may be less in women than men(Twitter/lilguayababy)

COVID-19 symptoms may be less severe in women than men, here’s why

Washington | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON AUG 29, 2020 04:12 PM IST
Scientists decode what modulates the severity of COVID-19 in women and why they may face less severe coronavirus symptoms than men
Representational image in coronavirus(Unsplash)
Representational image in coronavirus(Unsplash)

Estrogen may lessen severity of Covid-19 symptoms in women

North Carolina | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2020 02:07 PM IST
In an effort to understand why men are at greater risk for more severe symptoms and worse outcomes from COVID-19 regardless of age, scientists conducted a review of published preclinical data on sex-specific hormone activity, especially estrogen.
The pandemic has flooded hospitals with patients around the world, interrupting time-sensitive care for cancer and other conditions. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The pandemic has flooded hospitals with patients around the world, interrupting time-sensitive care for cancer and other conditions. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Blood cancer patients at high risk of severe Covid-19 symptoms

By Bloomberg | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 11:25 AM IST
People with leukemia and other blood cancers who contract the coronavirus face as much as 57% higher odds of severe disease compared to those with breast cancer.
Nurse Virginia Garcia greets Blanca Ortiz, 84, who will be dismissed from the Eurnekian Ezeiza Hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, several weeks after being admitted with COVID-19 symptoms. (Representational)(AP)
Nurse Virginia Garcia greets Blanca Ortiz, 84, who will be dismissed from the Eurnekian Ezeiza Hospital, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, several weeks after being admitted with COVID-19 symptoms. (Representational)(AP)

Coronavirus: Likely order of Covid-19 symptoms decoded

Los Angeles | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 05:42 PM IST
Scientists have found the likely order in which COVID-19 symptoms first appear, an advance that may help clinicians rule out other diseases, and help patients seek care promptly or decide sooner to self-isolate.
According to the scientists, including those from Radboud University in the Netherlands, the Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine was originally intended to treat tuberculosis, but was later proven to provide a long-lasting, general boost to the immune system.(REUTERS)
According to the scientists, including those from Radboud University in the Netherlands, the Bacille Calmette-Guerin or BCG vaccine was originally intended to treat tuberculosis, but was later proven to provide a long-lasting, general boost to the immune system.(REUTERS)

BCG vaccine safe, does not lead to increased risk of Covid-19 symptoms, scientists say

London | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 02:58 PM IST
The study, published in the journal Cell Reports Medicine, evaluated a group of healthy volunteers who received the BCG vaccine in the five years before the ongoing pandemic, and compared their immune system function to that of healthy volunteers who were not administered the shots.
According to the research, all people reporting symptoms experienced headache and loss of smell, with varying combinations of additional symptoms at various times. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)
According to the research, all people reporting symptoms experienced headache and loss of smell, with varying combinations of additional symptoms at various times. (Photo by Parwaz Khan / Hindustan Times)

Scientists identify six distinct clusters of Covid-19 symptoms in patients

London | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2020 04:08 PM IST
The yet-to-be peer reviewed study, published in the medRxiv preprint platform, used a machine learning algorithm to analyse data from a subset of around 1,600 users in the UK and US with confirmed Covid-19, who had regularly logged their symptoms using the app in March and April.
(Representational image)(Unsplash)
(Representational image)(Unsplash)

World Allergy Week 2020: How to distinguish between seasonal allergies and Covid-19 symptoms

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 08:58 AM IST
World Allergy Week: The pandemic has the entire world under lockdown and has instilled fear and panic into the hearts of all people, to such an extent the general public is often misunderstanding and confusing the symptoms for COVID-19 and general allergies.
A man wears a protective face mask at a lookout point as a general view of the city of Barcelona is seen in the background, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Barcelona, Spain May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File photo(REUTERS)
A man wears a protective face mask at a lookout point as a general view of the city of Barcelona is seen in the background, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Barcelona, Spain May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce/File photo(REUTERS)

Coronavirus pandemic: App to track Covid-19 symptoms, inform users about hot spots

Boston | By Press Trust of India - Published by Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 03:43 PM IST
Scientists have developed an app that provides insights on COVID-19 hot spots, and the symptoms users must look out for, an advance that may aid public health officials in their efforts to contain the pandemic.
Representational image.(Getty Images)
Representational image.(Getty Images)

DDCA secretary Tihara had COVID-19 symptoms, now fit: Official

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Speaking to IANS, a DDCA official said that Tihara has been away from the scene because he had signs which were symptomatic of the virus and even though he has recovered fully, he wishes to continue his self-isolation for a little longer.
On Friday, Greater Noida police registered cases against 13 people — including 10 Tablighi Jamaat members — for violating the lockdown.(PTI)
On Friday, Greater Noida police registered cases against 13 people — including 10 Tablighi Jamaat members — for violating the lockdown.(PTI)

GB Nagar admin gives 24 hours to declare if anybody has Covid-19 symptoms

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Preety Acharya, Noida
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 03:25 PM IST
As per the order, legal action will be taken under the Epidemic Act 1897 and Uttar Pradesh Epidemic Covid-19 Act 2020 against anyone who fails to present themselves before the CMO of GB Nagar.
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