COVID-19: Where does India stand on syringe shortage?
55% of global population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine; it is just 6.3% for low-income countries
Infographic: Do we need a booster dose?
Omicron, the most common COVID-19 strain in the world today, has dramatically reduced the efficacy and duration of vaccine protection
Protection against COVID-19 infection, severe disease falls quickly after AstraZeneca 2nd dose: Lancet
Begins to wane after 18-19 weeks; study stresses on need for booster dose
The ‘kraken’ COVID variant XBB.1.5 is rising quickly in the US — here’s what it could mean for the UK
While XBB’s mutations enable it to evade our immune systems better than previous omicron subvariants, it doesn’t appear to be causing&…
Shanghai COVID-19 update: No relief from lockdown in sight amid record case surge
Economic activities have come to a halt; military deployed to help tackle situation
COVID-19 third wave: How do Delhi’s hospitals fare?
DTE visited a few hospitals in the national capital to take a pulse of the situation
COVID-19: Africa races to build capacity for meeting health security needs
Several African countries have signed deals with global manufacturers, distribution agencies to stregthen health infra internally
World Health Assembly agrees for global treaty to ‘strengthen pandemic prevention’
An intergovernmental negotiating body will be responsible for drafting and negotiating a treaty under Article 19 of the World Health Organisation&…
COVID-19 Update: India’s active case tally tops 40,000 with 7,830 new infections
XBB1.16.1 strain isolated in 234 COVID-19 patients: INSACOG
SARS-CoV-2 changes classic feature of virus becoming endemic: Shahid Jameel
Shahid Jameel, former head of the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium, speaks to DTE about how a virus mutates, the trajectory of COVID-19,…
COVID-19: Did SARS-CoV-2 originate in raccoon dogs from Wuhan wet market? New data gives links
Meanwhile, Israel reports new COVID-19 variant — a combination of BA.1 and BA.2 subvariants of Omicron