While Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to wreak havoc in the country, the new fear of mucormycosis or black fungus is causing more worries. Maharashtra has reported more deaths caused by the black fungus while the government has said there may be 2,000 cases of mucormycosis in the state. On Monday,...
With mucormycosis adding to the health woes across states amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union Health Ministry has urged states and union territories to make the infection a notifiable disease under the Epidemic Diseases Act; Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of bypassing the federal structure and humiliating Chief Ministers of states at a meeting today; Congress MP Rahul Gandhi has tweeted a letter written by his mother and party chief Sonia Gandhi asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide free education to children orphaned by COVID-19. All this and more news at 2 pm.
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Allegations of fake Covid-19 test reports were issued by a private laboratory roped in for conducting random tests during the Kumbh Mela. The Uttrakhand Government has ordered an investigation into the matter.
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Ending weeks of speculation, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy, along with his son and former MLA Subhrangshu, returned to the ruling Trinamool fold on Friday; Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met with Maharashtra politician Sharad Pawar for lunch in Mumbai sparking buzz about a strategy for national elections in 2024; Kishor's meeting with Shah Rukh Khan set off gossip that the actor's production house would be making a webseries on the poll strategist; The ICMR will start national-level sero surveys to assess the spread of Covid-19. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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No CBSE Class 12 exams will take place this year, taking a decision in the interest of students.The Centre has issued a show-cause notice to former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, who skipped reporting in Delhi on Monday after being summoned by the Centre. The central government on Tuesday clarified that there will be no mixing of Covid-19 vaccine doses in India until enough scientific evidence on its effectiveness is gathered. One crore Covid vaccines will be available every day by mid-July, or early-August, ICMR chief Dr Balram Bhargava said Tuesday afternoon, as the centre doubled down on its stated aim of vaccinating the whole country.
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Crowds at this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo have been capped at 50 per cent of a venue’s capacity, up to a maximum of 10,000.Spectators will be asked to refrain from shouting or even talking loudly, and to travel directly to the venue and return home immediately afterwards. However, they are unlikely to be asked to prove they are negative for Covid-19, or fully vaccinated.
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With worrying cases of the black fungus or Mucormycosis being reported from across the country, pharma companies have been scrambling to ramp up production of the anti-fungal injection Amphotericin B..