AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Perth, Australia
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2021 09:35 AM IST
- Australian states that remain virtually Covid-free, including Western Australia and Queensland, face growing pressure to open their borders but because Australia has one of the lowest vaccination rates of any wealthy country, reopening could mean soaring coronavirus cases
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2021 11:30 AM IST
Covid-19: The Delta variant of the coronavirus first detected in India remains the most worrisome. It is striking unvaccinated populations in many countries and has proven capable of infecting a higher proportion of vaccinated people than its predecessors.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2021 03:38 PM IST
The official purchasing managers surveys showed the services industry contracted for the first time since February 2020 as consumers cut back on spending and travel amid new virus curbs.
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2021 12:56 PM IST
- Jazz Fest usually draws hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world to the city. They come for the unique food, music and culture every year, playing a major part in a tourism and hospitality industry that drives the New Orleans economy.
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2021 05:00 PM IST
No new variant of Coronavirus is responsible for breakthrough infections and Delta remains the main factor, the INSACOG has said.
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2021 06:26 PM IST
The researchers from Washington University analysed a panel of antibodies generated by people in response to Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine and found that Delta was unable to evade all but one of the antibodies they tested.
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2021 09:40 AM IST
- Gambling city Macao orders closure of gyms, bars, massage parlours and karaoke places but not casinos, to test some 6,00,000 residents after a family of four tested positive for the more infectious delta coronavirus variant. The mass testing is expected to last three days
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2021 06:50 PM IST
Wuhan, Beijing, Nanjing and Zhangjiajie tighten travel restrictions and government and state company employees have been barred from leaving the city as Covid-19 Delta variant breaks through coronavirus defences and reaches nearly half of China’s 32 provinces in just two weeks
By Anonna Dutt, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2021 04:39 AM IST
According to data from INSACOG,over all, nearly two in three coronavirus disease (Covid-19) infections in the country so far have been caused by mutated variants.
By Yashwant Raj, Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2021 03:28 AM IST
The document suggested universal masking, and experts said its content also pointed to the need for a booster third vaccine shot.
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 03:41 PM IST
The Manila capital region, a sprawl of 16 cities home to more than 13 million people, will be placed under the tightest quarantine curbs from Aug. 6 to 20. People cannot leave their homes, except for essential shopping, while indoor and al fresco dining is banned.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya and minister of state Bharati Pravin Pawar on Friday informed the Lok Sabha on Covid-19 third wave, Delta variant and the possible impact of children etc.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 01:57 PM IST
From the breakthrough infection samples that ICMR studied, it found that Alpha was predominant in north India, while Delta and Kappa caused 2nd-time infections in the rest parts of the country.
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2021 07:25 AM IST
Sydney's lockdown started on June 26 and will remain in place until at least July 30. New South Wales state Premier Gladys Berejiklian said that though Covid-19 case numbers are bouncing around, they are seeing a stabilisation and the coronavirus infection is not growing exponentially
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2021 05:42 AM IST
So far, the 'alpha' variant of Covid-19, first identified in the United Kingdom, had been dominant in the US. Now alpha cases constitute 28.7% of the total cases -- a declining trend -- while delta variant cases are on the rise.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 06, 2021 02:28 PM IST
- Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine is more efficient in giving protection against severe illness and hospitalisation, the data, however, showed
PUBLISHED ON JUL 03, 2021 03:04 PM IST
The study claims runny nose was not a symptom in earlier cases of Covid but now it has become a primary one -- might be because of the Delta variant.
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2021 02:14 PM IST
Alpha variant have been reported in 172 countries, territories or areas in the world. Delta on the other hand is rapidly spreading and has been detected in 96 countries.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 01, 2021 08:45 AM IST
A detailed study conducted by Scottish researchers last month showed that the delta variant doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared with the previously dominant variant in the UK.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2021 03:24 PM IST
Dr Gangakhedkar said that Delta Plus is a low transmissible strain and if it continues to remain so, then it will not replace the Delta variant, which is the predominant one now.
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2021 09:40 AM IST
The lockdown restrictions in Sydney, which were scheduled to end on Wednesday, are now extended until midnight on July 2 as Covid-19 Delta infections spike
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 11:31 AM IST
The CDC said the Delta variant shows increased transmissibility, potential reduction in neutralisation by some monoclonal antibody treatments under emergency authorisation, and potential reduction in neutralization from sera after vaccination in lab tests
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 10:14 AM IST
The newly-mutated 'Delta Plus' variant is resistant to the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment for Covid-19 recently authorised in India, the scientists have said.
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2021 09:46 AM IST
The new Delta variant of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is spreading rapidly across the world, and has even delayed the UK government's plan to unlock the country fully
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2021 09:23 PM IST
Downing Street said that data emerging over the coming week will be "crucial" in deciding whether all legal coronavirus restrictions can end as hoped on June 21 amid a continuing rise in the cases of the Delta variant of Covid-19 in parts of the United Kingdom
Atlanta | By Associated Press | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 10:23 AM IST
Delta Air Lines has managed to avoid furloughs but is now asking more employees to take unpaid leaves of absence, a sign of the deepening slump in air travel as coronavirus cases increase across the United States.
By Bloomberg | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2020 06:17 AM IST
Bristow Group Inc., which transports offshore crews to and from oil platforms and drilling ships by helicopter, had already returned 50 or 60 workers to various Gulf installations by early afternoon on Saturday.
By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kaleem Ullah Fasihi
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2020 02:10 PM IST
Delta hit as a Category 2 hurricane, with top winds of 100 mph (155 kph) but rapidly grew weaker.
Rapid City, United States | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 12:26 PM IST
Ghostly airports, countless flight cancellations, shops and restaurants closed: the coronavirus has played havoc with air travel in the United States.
Washington | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 04:58 PM IST
In one incident on July 26, 2016, a Muslim couple were removed from Delta Flight 229 at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris after a passenger told a flight attendant their behavior made her “very uncomfortable and nervous”.